For population 25 years and over in Bayfield:
For population 15 years and over in Bayfield town:
41 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $910 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (141.3 miles , pop. 62,203).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (156.7 miles , pop. 448,607).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (359.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Ignacio, CO (2.8 miles ), Durango, CO (3.9 miles ), Arboles, CO (4.2 miles ), Pagosa Springs, CO (5.6 miles ), Aztec, NM (6.0 miles ), Mancos, CO (6.2 miles ), Dulce, NM (6.3 miles ), Rico, CO (6.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.23 N, Longitude: 107.60 W
Area code: 970
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Bayfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +437 (+39.3%).
Work and jobs in Bayfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bayfield, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Bayfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 94% 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 66.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/4/2008 at 14:02:42, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from Bayfield center
On 5/10/1991 at 12:15:54, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2006 at 19:37:58, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/10/1998 at 06:52:16, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from Bayfield center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in La Plata County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Bayfield:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bayfield:
Public high school in Bayfield:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Bayfield:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.300. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bayfield and their reported violations in the past:BAYFIELD TOWN OF (Population served: 1800, Surface_water):
Past health violations:FOREST LAKES MD (Population served: 1258, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SHORELINE INN (Address: 14810 CR 501 , Population served: 355, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ROOT CREEK WA (Address: 14443 CR 501 , Population served: 243, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:WITS END RANCH (Address: 254 CR 500 , Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:LIGHTNER CREEK MHP (Address: 3163 CR 502 , Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:VALLECITO CG (Population served: 81, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:HEARTWOOD CO HOUSING (Address: 800 HEARTWOOD LANE , Population served: 75, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Bayfield that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.9%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.6% for Black residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
15 people in other group homes in 2000
Bayfield compared to Colorado state average:
Banks with branches in Bayfield (2011 data):
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Neighborhoods in Bayfield:(Bayfield, Colorado Neighborhood Map)
Religion statistics for Bayfield (based on La Plata County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.35%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 77
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
10.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,547 average adjusted gross income)
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:
9.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,303 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($286 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Bayfield fatal accident list:
Oct 6, 1980 06:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $2,202,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,625
Total average daily truck traffic: 324
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 9,684
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bayfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bayfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft:19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bayfield)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2014.