Byers, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 1,160. Population change since 2000: -5.9%
Males: 544  (46.9%)
Females: 616  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 80103.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,605 (it was $43,750 in 2000)
Byers:

$59,605
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,266 (it was $17,924 in 2000)

Byers CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,099 (it was $121,300 in 2000)
Byers:

$154,099
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $157,708; Detached houses: $184,784; Mobile homes: $33,534

Median gross rent in 2012: $681.

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Byers races chart
  • White alone - 1,013 (87.3%)
  • Hispanic - 99 (8.5%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Byers: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.2%), Irish (18.5%), French (6.8%), English (6.0%), Swedish (4.1%), United States (2.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5201 feet

Land area: 4.28 square miles.

Population density: 271 people per square mile   (very low).

Byers,CO real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Byers:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Byers CDP:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

12 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.8%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Byers, Colorado as of April 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Byers to the number of sex offenders is 232 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,174 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $638 (4.3%)

Byers satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Aurora, CO (31.2 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (610.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Strasburg, CO (2.4 miles ), Peoria, CO (2.5 miles) , East Adams, CO (3.0 miles ), Comanche Creek, CO (3.1 miles ), East Arapahoe, CO (3.1 miles ), Bennett, CO (3.4 miles ), Deer Trail, CO (3.4 miles ), Brick Center, CO (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 104.22 W

Area code: 303

Byers household income distribution Byers home values distribution

Property values in Byers, CO

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (30%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (21%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Byers: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Byers, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Byers-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/12/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Byers place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 26.2 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Byers-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 198.5 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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 577.8 miles away from Byers 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 195.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.8 miles away from the city 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 459.9 miles away from Byers 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 311.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Arapahoe County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Byers:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Byers:

  • Community College of Aurora (about 31 miles; Aurora, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,730)
  • Jones International University (about 37 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)
  • Colorado State University-Global Campus (about 37 miles; Greenwood Village, CO; FT enrollment: 3,642)
  • University of Denver (about 40 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 9,621)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (about 42 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 42 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,727)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (about 42 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 17,242)

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Public elementary/middle school in Byers:

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Notable locations in Byers: Byers Ambulance Services (A), Byers Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Lazy 8 Motel (75 East Highway 40).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.8. This is about average.

City:

76.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 43.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

43.1
U.S.:

32.0

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

BYERS WSD (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-11-2007 to APR-04-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.3%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 57.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian 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:  70.5%
Whole state:  63.9%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Byers, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Byers compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Byers (2011 data):

  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company: Byers Branch at 538 North Highway 36, branch established on 1910/12/10. Info updated 2010/12/21: Bank assets: $1,687.8 mil, Deposits: $1,331.8 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Byers travel time to work - commute Byers mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Byers CDP (based on Arapahoe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.08%
Here: 36.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic Church Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents36.2%9.1%5.8%5.6%5.3%
Congregations5.4%1.0%13.9%5.4%6.9%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchJewishAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.2%4.1%3.7%3.2%22.6%
Congregations4.5%3.5%1.5%5.4%52.5%
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: 80
Arapahoe County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Arapahoe County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 133
Arapahoe County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 377
Here:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.0%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Arapahoe County:

19.5%
Colorado:

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

9.6%
State:

9.6%

10.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.94%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Arapahoe County:

0.08%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Denver County, CO  3.28% ($40,709 average AGI)
from Douglas County, CO  1.02% ($57,635)
from Adams County, CO  0.93% ($32,793)


10.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.13%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($579 average AGI)
Arapahoe County:

0.09%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  3.22% ($37,203 average AGI)
to Douglas County, CO  0.99% ($61,256)
to Adams County, CO  0.93% ($30,991)

Strongest AM radio stations in Byers:

  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Byers:

  • KBRU-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, 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.)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KAGM (102.3 FM; STRASBURG, CO; Owner: KAGM, LLC)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Byers:

  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Byers fatal accident list:

Jan 16, 1986 12:35 AM, W 3rd Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 27, 1978 03:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 4, 1975 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Byers)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Nw Corner Of (Lat: 39.713306 Lon: -104.227722), Call Sign: KJO925
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/2002, Expiration Date: 11/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Hwy 36 .5 Mi S 12 Mi E (Lat: 39.707750 Lon: -104.175500), Call Sign: KZC257
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/2005, Expiration Date: 04/30/2015
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 39.707694 Lon: -104.217056, Call Sign: WQDU242
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/31/2005, Expiration Date: 10/31/2015, Certifier: Joe Lindsay
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., N3211 County Road H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000, Fax: (262) 248-0061
  • Lat: 39.710194 Lon: -104.226833, Call Sign: WQGU728
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.312 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2007, Expiration Date: 04/20/2017, Certifier: Justin Jackson
    Registrant: Frontier Radio Communications, 8745 East Orchard Road, Suite 520, Greenwood, CO 80111, Phone: (720) 382-2315, Fax: (303) 472-6325, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Byers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Byers)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$248,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$142,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0071.01

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Byers, CO
Most common first names in Byers, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James868.0 years
Mary785.1 years
Robert766.3 years
Anna686.7 years
William676.0 years
John567.0 years
Pearl586.2 years
Charles480.8 years
George480.5 years
Ralph480.3 years
Most common last names in Byers, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Diedrich680.2 years
Scott672.3 years
Smith676.8 years
Hodges574.4 years
Paine582.0 years
Johnson490.3 years
Thompson480.5 years
Allen374.7 years
Dodge376.4 years
Betts368.4 years

Byers on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Leather and allied products"
  • #81 (80103) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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