Blue River, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 917 (78% urban, 22% rural).
Population change since 2000: +33.9%
Males: 484  (52.9%)
Females: 433  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80424.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $90,731 (it was $61,964 in 2000)
Blue River:

$90,731
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,937 (it was $28,411 in 2000)

Blue River town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $739,424 (it was $339,300 in 2000)
Blue River:

$739,424
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $712,824; detached houses: $854,306; townhouses or other attached units: $590,495; in 2-unit structures: $567,083; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $496,799; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $366,481; mobile homes: $49,814

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,662.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blue River: 103.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.6%
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  • Races in Blue River, CO (2010)
    • 81596.0%White alone
    • 242.8%Hispanic
    • 40.5%Black alone
    • 40.5%Asian alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Blue River detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Blue River by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(117.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(114.7)
1
(112.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(348.8)
4
(468.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(337.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(114.7)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)14.053.917.221.3

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City-data.com crime index in Blue River, CO

Crime rate in Blue River detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: English (29.8%), German (23.0%), Irish (16.0%), American (7.8%), Scottish (3.9%), Norwegian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 10020 feet

Land area: 2.18 square miles.

Population density: 420 people per square mile   (low).

Blue River, Colorado map

19 residents are foreign born (1.6% Oceania, 0.9% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This town:

2.5%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,888 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,227 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CO (53.3 miles , pop. 144,126).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (54.1 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (528.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Breckenridge, CO (1.9 miles ),
Copper Mountain, CO (2.8 miles ),
Alma, CO (3.2 miles),
Frisco, CO (3.2 miles ),
Keystone, CO (3.6 miles ),
Dillon, CO (3.7 miles ),
Montezuma, CO (3.7 miles),
Silverthorne, CO (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.43 N, Longitude: 106.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

Distribution of median household income in Blue River, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Blue River, CO in 2017
Blue River satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

1.6%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +241 (+54.3%).
Most common industries in Blue River, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (23.7%)
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (10.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.8%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (4.0%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (24.0%)
  • Construction (22.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.5%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (2.7%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (23.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.5%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (5.7%)
Most common occupations in Blue River, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Media and communications workers (2.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.0%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.9%)
  • Media and communications workers (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Art and design workers (3.2%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.2%)

Average climate in Blue River, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 63.6. This is about average.

City:

63.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.849. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.849
U.S.:

5.558
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2017 was 44.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 6.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.58
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 3.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.84
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0102. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Blue River-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Blue River town center .

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 62.5 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blue River-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 513.1 miles away from Blue River center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 206.4 miles away from Blue River center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 381.6 miles away from Blue River center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 611.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 238.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 187.0 miles away from Blue River center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Summit County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blue River topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blue River:

  • BRISTLECONE HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FRISCO, CO)

Amtrak station near Blue River:

  • 12 miles: FRISCO (1010 MEADOW DR.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blue River:

  • Colorado School of Mines (about 49 miles; Golden, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,507)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 52 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 54 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 56 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 6,619)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 57 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Regis University (about 60 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Community College of Denver (about 60 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Red White and Blue Fire District Station 7 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Goose Pasture Tarn (A), Goose Pasture (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Quandary Creek (A), Pennsylvania Creek (B), Indiana Creek (C), Spruce Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Summit County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.4%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Blue River:

Marital status in Blue River, CO
  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 1.1%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Blue River:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Colorado average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blue River, CO (based on Summit County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,5634
Evangelical Protestant1,70617
Mainline Protestant1,0083
Other6023
None22,115-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Summit County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
This county:

36.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Summit County:

3.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Summit County:

9.0%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blue River:

47.8%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blue River:

43.9%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blue River:

11.5%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blue River:

6.7
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blue River:

33.1%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.1%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.3%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blue River, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$500
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,692
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$2,706
Totals for Government 0$0 12$4,898

Blue River government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $216,000 ($235.55)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.09)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $295,000 ($321.70)
    Police Protection: $95,000 ($103.60)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($56.71)
    Central Staff Services: $52,000 ($56.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000 ($53.44)
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000 ($45.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $26,000 ($28.35)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($21.81)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($8.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($2.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $3,000 ($3.27)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($2.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $70,000 ($76.34)

Blue River government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $43,000 ($46.89)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($4.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($22.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $35,000 ($38.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($13.09)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($2.18)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $103,000 ($112.32)
    Highways: $40,000 ($43.62)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($3.27)
  • Tax - Property: $635,000 ($692.48)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $107,000 ($116.68)
    Public Utility License: $51,000 ($55.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,000 ($12.00)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($3.27)

Blue River government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $663,000 ($723.01)

12.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($84,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.59%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Denver County, CO  1.11% ($77,756 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.62% ($70,205)
from Boulder County, CO  0.41% ($82,655)


12.52% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($69,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.52%
Colorado average:

9.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  1.14% ($91,025 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.85% ($55,117)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.57% ($64,950)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blue River:

  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRKY (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANBY, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blue River:

  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)
  • K202CV (88.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KYSL (93.9 FM; FRISCO, CO; Owner: KRYSTAL BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KBVC (104.1 FM; BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: HEADWATERS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)

TV broadcast stations around Blue River:

  • K02GX (Channel 2; ALMA, CO; Owner: TOWN OF ALMA)
  • K28HI (Channel 28; RED CLIFF, CO; Owner: RESORT SPORTS NETWORK, INC.)
  • K06DA (Channel 6; ALMA, CO; Owner: TOWN OF ALMA)

Blue River fatal accident list:

May 25, 2015 05:01 PM, Sr-9, Lat: 39.415950, Lon: -106.045406, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 28, 2009 08:36 AM, Sr-9, Lat: 39.420192, Lon: -106.044336, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.6mTotal length
  • 7,100Total average daily traffic
  • 284Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,147Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Douglas I Brandon, West Off Highway 9 (Lat: 39.925556 Lon: -106.269167), Type: 19.8, Overall height: 19.8 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • Douglas I Brandon, West Off Highway 9 (Lat: 39.925556 Lon: -106.269167), Type: 19.8, Overall height: 19.8 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blue River, CO
  • 72.4%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Electricity
  • 10.9%Wood
  • 2.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blue River, CO
  • 39.6%Utility gas
  • 31.3%Wood
  • 22.9%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Blue River compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Blue River on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
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