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Population in 2017: 5,364 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 
Males: 2,581  (48.1%)
Females: 2,783  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

31.2 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80723.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,879 (it was $31,333 in 2000)
Brush:

$45,879
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,174 (it was $14,672 in 2000)

Brush city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $182,186 (it was $83,600 in 2000)
Brush:

$182,186
CO:

$348,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $895.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brush: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.5%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.3% for other race residents, 2.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brush, CO (2010)
    • 3,30860.6%White alone
    • 1,97936.2%Hispanic
    • 591.1%Black alone
    • 531.0%Two or more races
    • 340.6%American Indian alone
    • 210.4%Asian alone
    • 80.1%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Brush, Colorado as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brush is 376 to 1.


Crime rates in Brush by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(18.9)
1
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.1)
1
(18.2)
5
(91.6)
5
(92.6)
4
(74.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.9)
1
(19.2)
2
(37.1)
3
(56.0)
3
(56.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
1
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(94.5)
19
(359.6)
15
(287.6)
5
(92.8)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(72.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(72.3)
2
(36.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
1
(18.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(359.1)
38
(719.2)
19
(364.3)
14
(259.7)
18
(336.1)
15
(281.0)
15
(269.9)
11
(205.0)
10
(180.9)
18
(326.7)
22
(403.2)
15
(277.9)
17
(317.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
134
(2,533)
142
(2,687)
101
(1,936)
61
(1,132)
37
(690.8)
90
(1,686)
52
(935.6)
36
(671.0)
19
(343.6)
9
(163.4)
19
(348.2)
50
(926.4)
53
(991.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(151.2)
4
(75.7)
2
(38.3)
3
(55.7)
2
(37.3)
2
(37.5)
1
(18.0)
2
(37.3)
7
(126.6)
5
(90.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(74.1)
14
(261.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)172.6262.3169.397.674.7107.072.149.870.958.4115.5140.3152.0

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City-data.com crime index in Brush, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (18.2%), American (10.0%), English (3.5%), Irish (2.3%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 11/24/1884

Elevation: 4231 feet

Land area: 2.41 square miles.

Population density: 2,222 people per square mile   (low).

Brush, Colorado map

384 residents are foreign born (6.4% Latin America).

This city:

6.7%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,072 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $872 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (58.8 miles , pop. 76,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (73.6 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (640.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Snyder, CO (2.3 miles),
Hillrose, CO (2.7 miles ),
Fort Morgan, CO (3.0 miles ),
Blue Sky, CO (3.1 miles),
Saddle Ridge, CO (3.2 miles),
Log Lane Village, CO (3.2 miles ),
Morgan Heights, CO (3.3 miles ),
Trail Side, CO (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 40.26 N, Longitude: 103.63 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Brush!

Area code: 970

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

3.0%
Colorado:

3.0%
Historical population in Brush, CO
Historical housing units in Brush, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +983 (+23.8%).
Most common industries in Brush, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Food (12.4%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.0%)
  • Food (15.7%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Utilities (3.9%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.6%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Brush, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Food processing workers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (7.4%)
  • Food processing workers (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Registered nurses (6.1%)
  • Food processing workers (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.6%)

Average climate in Brush, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brush-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Brush city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/30/1996, a category F3 tornado 33.3 miles away from the city center caused $300,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brush-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 466.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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 178.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 584.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 238.9 miles away from Brush 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 326.3 miles away from Brush 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 476.3 miles away from the city 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 Morgan County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brush topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brush:

  • EAST MORGAN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 2400 W EDISON ST)
  • EBEN EZER LUTHERAN CARE CENTER (122 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • SUNSET MANOR (2200 EDISON STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Brush:

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Amtrak station near Brush:

  • 10 miles: FORT MORGAN (S. ENSIGN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brush:

  • University of Northern Colorado (about 58 miles; Greeley, CO; Full-time enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 61 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 73 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • Front Range Community College (about 79 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 80 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (about 81 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • University of Denver (about 81 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 9,621)

Public high school in Brush:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brush:

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Library in Brush:

  • EAST MORGAN COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT/BRUSH (Operating income: $690,000; Location: 500 CLAYTON STREET; 30,034 books; 1,698 audio materials; 1,443 video materials; 2 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brush: Brush Fire Department (A), Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: J. L. Brush Memorial Cemetery (1), Eben-Ezer Lutheran Care Center Cemetery (2), Brush Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Brush Area Museum & Cultural Center (314 Clayton Street), Grooms Music CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 16862 County Road 28).

Hotels: Kozy KORT Motel (717 Edison Street), Best Value Inn (1208 North Colorado Avenue), Budget Host Empire Motel (1408 Edison Street).

Birthplace of: Pat Day - Jockey.

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

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

BRUSH CITY OF (Population served: 5,117, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2008)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.7%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
214 people in state prisons in 2010
159 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
263 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Brush (2011 data):

  • The Farmers State Bank of Brush: Drive-In Facility at 205 Carson Street, branch established on 1974/12/23; The Farmers State Bank Of Brush at 200 Clayton Street, branch established on 1915/10/09. Info updated 2009/11/19: Bank assets: $93.7 mil, Deposits: $77.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Pioneer Bank Corp.
  • Bank of Colorado: Brush Branch at 301 Clayton Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2006/09/15: Bank assets: $2,140.7 mil, Deposits: $1,783.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Collins, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • Equitable Savings and Loan Association: Brush Branch at 300 Main St, branch established on 2000/08/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $181.0 mil, Deposits: $141.8 mil, headquarters in Sterling, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 10 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Brush:

Marital status in Brush, CO
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Brush:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brush
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brush, CO (based on Morgan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,8714
Evangelical Protestant3,76426
Mainline Protestant2,79012
Other7633
None13,971-
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: 5
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Morgan County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Morgan County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

7.21 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

7.0%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

19.5%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.1%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.5%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brush:

45.1%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.7%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Brush:

53.6%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.7%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brush, 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
Police Protection - Officers 9$30,704$40,9390$0
Streets and Highways 8$19,586$29,3790$0
Solid Waste Management 4$10,296$30,8880$0
Water Supply 4$16,086$48,2580$0
Parks and Recreation 4$15,188$45,5640$0
Other Government Administration 3$16,750$67,0007$2,400
Sewerage 3$7,544$30,1760$0
Police - Other 3$6,784$27,1360$0
Financial Administration 3$10,896$43,5841$1,266
Other and Unallocable 1$930$11,1601$382
Totals for Government 42$134,764$38,5049$4,048

Brush government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $7,612,000 ($1419.09)
    Water Utilities: $160,000 ($29.83)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($13.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000 ($11.74)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($3.54)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,189,000 ($221.66)
    Sewerage: $935,000 ($174.31)
    Water Utilities: $867,000 ($161.63)
    Police Protection: $851,000 ($158.65)
    Regular Highways: $635,000 ($118.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $539,000 ($100.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $419,000 ($78.11)
    Central Staff Services: $368,000 ($68.61)
    Financial Administration: $324,000 ($60.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $160,000 ($29.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $118,000 ($22.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $106,000 ($19.76)
    Air Transportation: $13,000 ($2.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $388,000 ($72.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $156,000 ($29.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($6.52)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($6.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,028,000 ($378.08)

Brush government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,571,000 ($1784.30)
    Other: $558,000 ($104.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $405,000 ($75.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $121,000 ($22.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $37,000 ($6.90)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $109,000 ($20.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($1.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $68,000 ($12.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000 ($4.85)
    General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($4.10)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($2.80)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($1.49)
    Rents: $6,000 ($1.12)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,069,000 ($199.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $567,000 ($105.70)
    Highways: $153,000 ($28.52)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,440,000 ($268.46)
    Property: $735,000 ($137.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $225,000 ($41.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $225,000 ($41.95)
    Severance: $32,000 ($5.97)
    Other: $18,000 ($3.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($2.05)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($1.86)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $6,000 ($1.12)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.56)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.19)

Brush government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,709,000 ($1810.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,573,000 ($1784.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $136,000 ($25.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,122,000 ($1327.74)

6.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
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 Weld County, CO  1.03% ($52,179 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  0.46% ($51,064)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.40% ($48,634)


7.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
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 Weld County, CO  1.16% ($55,099 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  0.50% ($41,846)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.46% ($37,188)
Businesses in Brush, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Microtel1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Econo Lodge1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Wendy's1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brush:

  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KFTM (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: KRDZ BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KHNC (1360 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, CO; Owner: DONALD A. AND SHARON E. WIEDEMAN)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brush:

  • KPRB (106.3 FM; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K205EQ (88.9 FM; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220IM (91.9 FM; BRUSH, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KBRU-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)
Brush fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Brush fatal accident list:

Apr 21, 2011 08:18 PM, Us-34, Stanford St, Lat: 40.254706, Lon: -103.649094, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 26, 2006 08:30 PM, Us-34, Lat: 40.255210, Lon: -103.625070, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 6, 1999 08:19 PM, Sr-71, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 20, 1998 07:13 AM, I-76, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Aug 31, 1995 08:48 PM, Eaton, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 15, 1982 01:45 PM, Edison St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 22, 1978 06:42 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 45Number of bridges
  • 463ft / 141mTotal length
  • $3,679,000Total costs
  • 156,714Total average daily traffic
  • 22,313Total average daily truck traffic
  • 196,804Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brush, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 81960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 232010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brush, CO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brush)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Brush, CO)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brush)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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  • NORTHEAST PLANES AVIATION INC, 30180 Us Highway 34, Brush, CO 80723
    Certificate: D004512 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 11/10/2010, Expiration Date: 11/09/2011

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 206 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 181DH , Serial Number: 206-0220, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 07/13/2010
    Registrant (Partnership): Jeffery L Winkler, 611 Curtis St, Brush, CO 80723, Other Owners: Larry L Perkins
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2488V , Serial Number: 14757, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/21/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey L Winkler, 611 Curtis St, Brush, CO 80723
  • Aircraft: CESSNA TU206A (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GTSIO-520-C (340 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4807F , Serial Number: U206-0507, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/08/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffery L Winkler, 611 Curtis St, Brush, CO 80723
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7235X , Serial Number: 15059335, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 03/30/2015
    Registrant (LLC): W P Enterprises LLC, 611 Curtis St, Brush, CO 80723
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75254 , Serial Number: 28-7690317, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 12/09/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Larry Meyer, 1619 Eaton St, Brush, CO 80723
  • Aircraft: CALLAIR A-9 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9670Z , Serial Number: 1060, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 10/05/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jeffery L Winkler, 611 Curtis St, Brush, CO 80723, Other Owners: Larry L Perkins

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of fires - 57 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Brush, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.9%), and Structure Fires (23.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brush, CO
    • 25357.9%Outside Fires
    • 10423.8%Structure Fires
    • 4911.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 317.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brush, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brush, Colorado:

  • Budget Host Empire Motel, 1408 Edison St, Brush, Colorado 80723 , Phone: (970) 842-2876
  • Econo Lodge Brush, 1208 N Colorado, Brush, Colorado 80723 , Phone: (970) 842-5146, Fax: (970) 842-5146
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brush, Colorado
Most common first names in Brush, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6479.9 years
William4677.5 years
Mary4681.2 years
George3576.6 years
James2973.7 years
Charles2979.8 years
Henry2675.9 years
Helen2581.4 years
Robert2567.7 years
Anna2589.8 years
Most common last names in Brush, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2474.7 years
Christensen2083.4 years
Miller1876.2 years
Johnson1482.2 years
Anderson1282.3 years
Koehler1283.8 years
Davis1179.7 years
Hansen1189.9 years
Schreiner1081.1 years
Pabst1088.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brush, CO
  • 85.1%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brush, CO
  • 54.2%Electricity
  • 43.7%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Solar energy


Brush compared to Colorado state average:

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

Brush on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 (80723) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 8 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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