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Population in 2010: 4,471. Population change since 2000: +27.9%
Males: 2,113  (47.3%)
Females: 2,358  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  35.2 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81635.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,121 (it was $36,680 in 2000)
Battlement Mesa:

$68,121
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,943

Battlement Mesa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $236,487 (it was $136,100 in 2000)
Battlement Mesa:

$236,487
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $239,736; Detached houses: $281,225; Townhouses or other attached units: $280,891; In 2-unit structures: $100,043; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $346,304; Mobile homes: $89,398

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,124.

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  • White alone - 3,525 (78.8%)
  • Hispanic - 792 (17.7%)
  • Two or more races - 61 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 58 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.2%)

Races in Battlement Mesa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Battlement Mesa: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Battlement Mesa, Colorado on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Battlement Mesa is mentioned 44 times on our forum:
Denver in the 1960's and 1970's (Memory Lane)  (1091 replies)
Planning move - Battlement Mesa? New Castle?  (11 replies)
My take on the Grand Junction Area  (93 replies)
How's Parachute, CO?  (4 replies)
Why the "split" between "old" and "new" Coloradans . . .  (231 replies)
Colorado Desert Lands?? High Desert terrain??  (33 replies)

Ancestries: German (20.6%), English (19.6%), Irish (10.0%), United States (5.8%), French (4.6%), Swedish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5800 feet

Land area: 8.07 square miles.

Population density: 554 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Battlement Mesa:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Battlement Mesa CDP:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 69.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

408 residents are foreign born

This place:  8.4%
Colorado:  9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $697 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $763 (0.3%)

Battlement Mesa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (153.0 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (164.8 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (466.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Parachute, CO (1.2 miles ), De Beque, CO (3.5 miles ), Grand Valley, CO (3.6 miles) , Collbran, CO (3.8 miles ), Rifle, CO (3.9 miles ), Silt, CO (4.7 miles ), New Castle, CO (5.3 miles ), Palisade, CO (5.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.44 N, Longitude: 108.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Extraction workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Average climate in Battlement Mesa, Colorado

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Earthquake activity:

Battlement Mesa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/2002 at 18:17:45, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.5 miles away from Battlement Mesa center
On 5/27/2000 at 21:58:18, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/20/1995 at 12:46:16, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2001 at 22:38:54, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.2 miles away from Battlement Mesa center
On 2/10/2006 at 21:48:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Garfield County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Battlement Mesa:

  • E DENE MOORE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RIFLE, CO)
  • COLORADO STATE VETERANS NURSING HOME-RIFLE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RIFLE, CO)
  • GRAND RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; RIFLE, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Battlement Mesa, CO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Battlement Mesa:

  • Mesa State College (about 38 miles; Grand Junction, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,126)
  • Western State College of Colorado (about 86 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 150 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 152 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 153 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 155 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 3,082)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 162 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 2,438)

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Notable location: Grand Valley Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Battlement Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Battlement Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Garfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.0. This is about average.
City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.9
U.S.:

22.1
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.2
U.S.:

28.3

Drinking water stations with addresses in Battlement Mesa and their reported violations in the past:

BATTLEMENT MESA METRO DISTRICT (Population served: 3670, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-1997), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-07-1997)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.6%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 19.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.6%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Battlement Mesa, CO


25 people in nursing homes in 2000

Battlement Mesa compared to Colorado state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Battlement Mesa travel time to work - commute


Battlement Mesa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Battlement Mesa CDP (based on Garfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.86%
Here27.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents44.1%9.8%7.3%4.7%4.4%
Congregations10.2%6.1%8.2%8.2%8.2%
NameNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristOther
Adherents4.2%4.2%3.4%2.7%15.2%
Congregations8.2%4.1%2.0%6.1%38.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Garfield County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Garfield County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Garfield County:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

15.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

4.9%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

15.4%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.3%
State:

9.6%

11.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,296 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.79%
Colorado average:

10.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Eagle County, CO  1.02% ($71,077 average AGI)
from Mesa County, CO  0.90% ($36,248)
from Pitkin County, CO  0.71% ($92,299)


9.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.18%
Colorado average:

10.03%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($374 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.07%
Colorado average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Mesa County, CO  1.51% ($48,260 average AGI)
to Eagle County, CO  0.59% ($64,211)
to Pitkin County, CO  0.39% ($34,306)

Strongest AM radio stations in Battlement Mesa:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KRGS (690 AM; 1 kW; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Battlement Mesa:

  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KZKS-FM2 (105.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C)
  • KJYE (92.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKNN (95.1 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAYW (98.1 FM; MEEKER, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • KEKB (99.9 FM; FRUITA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBKL (107.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMXY (104.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMGJ (93.1 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M.B.C. GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOZ-FM (100.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Battlement Mesa:

  • K28HA (Channel 28; GRAND VALLEY, CO; Owner: ROCKY MTN. PUBLIC BROADCASTING. NETWORK, INC.)
  • K11PR (Channel 11; GRAND VALLEY, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K07JM (Channel 7; GRAND VALLEY, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K02HW (Channel 2; GRAND VALLEY, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K13QZ (Channel 13; GRAND VALLEY, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K45AF (Channel 45; PARACHUTE, ETC., CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K26FK (Channel 26; RULISON, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K61BN (Channel 61; RULISON, ETC., CO; Owner: ROCKY MT. PUBLIC B/C NETWORK,INC)
  • K63BM (Channel 63; RULISON, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K68BR (Channel 68; RULISON, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 39.428083 Lon: -108.038778, Call Sign: WQAA267
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2004, Expiration Date: 04/20/2014, Certifier: Bruce Smith
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 39.455917 Lon: -107.984472, Call Sign: WQPT445
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.512 MHz, 466.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2012, Expiration Date: 08/10/2022, Certifier: Doug Choate
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0TDV, Licensee ID: L00519247
    Grant Date: 05/23/2002, Expiration Date: 06/23/2012
    Registrant: Donald D Breier Iii, Battlement Mesa, CO 81636


Businesses in Battlement Mesa, CO

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Battlement Mesa on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #84 (81635) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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