Carbondale, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 6,820 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +31.3%
Males: 3,484  (51.1%)
Females: 3,336  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81623.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $76,769 (it was $52,429 in 2000)
Carbondale:

$76,769
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,805 (it was $20,383 in 2000)

Carbondale town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $492,949 (it was $226,200 in 2000)
Carbondale:

$492,949
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $417,932; in 2-unit structures: $447,769; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $338,436; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $522,914; mobile homes: $256,063

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,594.

March 2019 cost of living index in Carbondale: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 94.6% for Black residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.8% for American Indian residents, 37.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Carbondale, CO (2017)
    • 3,62252.7%White alone
    • 3,07744.8%Hispanic
    • 801.2%American Indian alone
    • 480.7%Two or more races
    • 390.6%Black alone
    • 290.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Carbondale, Colorado as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Carbondale is 970 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Carbondale by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2012

2013

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(121.0)
1
(16.8)
3
(49.0)
8
(128.6)
1
(15.4)
6
(92.0)
2
(29.7)
7
(102.3)
2
(29.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(17.3)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
1
(14.6)
1
(14.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(345.7)
8
(134.8)
9
(146.9)
23
(369.7)
5
(76.9)
5
(76.7)
11
(163.5)
9
(131.5)
4
(58.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(397.6)
13
(219.0)
17
(277.4)
34
(546.5)
21
(323.0)
5
(76.7)
4
(59.5)
10
(146.1)
3
(43.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
130
(2,247)
144
(2,426)
114
(1,860)
143
(2,299)
114
(1,754)
80
(1,227)
60
(891.8)
93
(1,359)
50
(726.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(86.4)
17
(286.4)
10
(163.2)
8
(128.6)
9
(138.4)
2
(30.7)
10
(148.6)
5
(73.1)
4
(58.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)295.8180.8175.4317.3136.1145.8112.7182.976.0

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City-data.com crime index in Carbondale, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: Irish (5.9%), German (4.9%), English (3.9%), Scottish (3.2%), Norwegian (2.7%), American (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 4/26/1888

Elevation: 6170 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 3,391 people per square mile   (average).

Carbondale, Colorado map

1,541 residents are foreign born (21.1% Latin America).

This town:

22.4%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,114 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,525 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (112.5 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (114.9 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (487.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Catherine, CO (1.8 miles ),
Mulford, CO (1.8 miles),
Cattle Creek, CO (2.2 miles ),
El Jebel, CO (2.6 miles ),
Basalt, CO (3.1 miles ),
Glenwood Springs, CO (3.4 miles ),
No Name, CO (3.4 miles),
Redstone, CO (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 39.40 N, Longitude: 107.21 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Ultimate Rocky Mountain Hideout

Daytime population change due to commuting: -358 (-5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,427 (36.9%)

Area code: 970

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

3.2%
Colorado:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +2,068 (+66.1%).
Most common industries in Carbondale, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (25.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.3%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (41.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
  • Health care (3.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.3%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Carbondale, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Carpenters (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (9.2%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)

Average climate in Carbondale, Colorado

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Carbondale, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 4.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.72
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 5.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.22
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Carbondale-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 185% 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 469.0 miles away from Carbondale center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 550.3 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 329.6 miles away from the city center
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 224.4 miles away from Carbondale 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 194.9 miles away from Carbondale center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 304.6 miles away from Carbondale 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 Garfield County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carbondale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Carbondale:

  • HERITAGE PARK CARE CENTER (1200 VILLAGE ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Carbondale:

  • HOMECARE OF THE VALLEY (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BASALT, CO)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF GLENWOOD SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • ROARING FORK HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • VALLEY VIEW HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • COLUMBINE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • HOSPICE OF THE ROCKIES (Hospital, about 12 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)

Airports and heliports located in Carbondale:

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Amtrak station near Carbondale:

  • 12 miles: GLENWOOD SPRINGS (413 7TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carbondale:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 12 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 62 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 75 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 109 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 112 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 113 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 116 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)

Public high schools in Carbondale:

Private high school in Carbondale:

  • COLORADO ROCKY MOUNTAIN SCHOOL (Students: 151, Location: 1493 COUNTY ROAD 106, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Carbondale:

Private elementary/middle school in Carbondale:

  • WALDORF SCHOOL ON THE ROARING FORK (Students: 159, Location: 16543 OLD HIGHWAY 82, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Carbondale: Sobris District Ranger Station (A), Carbondale Town Hall (B), Colorado Mountain College Lappala Center (C), Gordon Cooper Branch Library (D), Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District Station 8100 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Sopris Shopping Center (1), Crystal Village Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carbondale include: Saint Mary of the Crown Catholic Church (A), Carbondale Community United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Carbondale include: Sopris Park (1), John M Fleet Municipal Pool (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: B R B Crystal River Resort (7202 Highway 133), Beaver Lake Retreat Center-B & B (105 East Marble Street), Days Inn (950 Cowen Drive Intersection Of Hwy 82 And Hwy 133), Comfort Inn & Suites (920 Cowen Drive), Redstone Inn (82 Redstone Boulevard).

Court: Eagle County - Eagle County Courts- Probation 5th Judicial District (20 Eagle County Road).

Garfield 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 Carbondale and their reported violations in the past:

CARBONDALE TOWN OF (Population served: 6,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
DURANGO REGENCY (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SHRINE MOUNTAIN INN (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CRYSTAL RIVER COUNTRY ESTATES WATER CO (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.7%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
23 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
149 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Carbondale (2011 data):

  • Alpine Bank: Carbondale Branch at 0350 Highway 133, branch established on 1973/01/23; Mobile Branch at 350 Highway 133, branch established on 2010/04/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,256.5 mil, Deposits: $1,918.7 mil, headquarters in Glenwood Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Alpine Banks Of Colorado
  • U.S. Bank National Association: El Jebel Branch at 400 East Valley Road-Ste K, branch established on 1996/04/30. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • ANB Bank: Mnb Carbondale Branch at 409 Delores Way, branch established on 2001/06/05. Info updated 2012/01/03: Bank assets: $1,746.7 mil, Deposits: $1,394.3 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Sturm Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Carbondale Branch at 1201 Highway 133, branch established on 1993/08/16. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Vectra Bank Colorado, National Association: El Jebel (Midvalley) Branch at 218 E Valley Rd Ste 108, branch established on 1994/07/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,356.9 mil, Deposits: $2,003.6 mil, headquarters in Farmington, NM, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Carbondale:

Marital status in Carbondale, CO
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Carbondale:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.7
Colorado average:

11.3

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

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Neighborhoods in Carbondale:

(Carbondale, Colorado Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Carbondale, CO (based on Garfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,3686
Evangelical Protestant5,10840
Other2,29312
Mainline Protestant1,73312
None40,887-
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: 8
This 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.
Colorado:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

15.18 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

4.9%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

15.4%
Colorado:

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

8.3%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.3%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Carbondale:

43.7%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Carbondale:

28.2
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Carbondale:

21.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.8%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.7%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Carbondale:

55.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Carbondale:

80.6%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carbondale, 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 13$64,775$59,7920$0
Other and Unallocable 10$48,431$58,1170$0
Sewerage 8$20,256$30,3841$1,520
Water Supply 8$20,400$30,6000$0
Streets and Highways 5$19,497$46,7930$0
Financial Administration 5$22,375$53,7000$0
Parks and Recreation 3$12,836$51,3441$1,280
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$15,516$62,0640$0
Other Government Administration 2$14,331$85,9866$1,600
Police - Other 1$3,171$38,0520$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 58$241,588$49,9848$4,400

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $316,000 ($46.33)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($2.93)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,908,000 ($279.77)
    Police Protection: $1,350,000 ($197.95)
    Sewerage: $1,035,000 ($151.76)
    Water Utilities: $872,000 ($127.86)
    Regular Highways: $812,000 ($119.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $519,000 ($76.10)
    Financial Administration: $401,000 ($58.80)
    General Public Buildings: $135,000 ($19.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $132,000 ($19.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($3.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $100,000 ($14.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,391,000 ($497.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($5.43)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,186,000 ($173.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $300,000 ($43.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $97,000 ($14.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $165,000 ($24.19)
    Highways: $129,000 ($18.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $217,000 ($31.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $49,000 ($7.18)
    Sale of Property: $29,000 ($4.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,055,000 ($154.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $373,000 ($54.69)
    Other: $290,000 ($42.52)
    Highways: $162,000 ($23.75)
    General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($2.35)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,562,000 ($522.29)
    Property: $637,000 ($93.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $48,000 ($7.04)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $23,000 ($3.37)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($1.47)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,317,000 ($779.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,021,000 ($736.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $296,000 ($43.40)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $173,000 ($25.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,464,000 ($2120.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $554,000 ($81.23)

9.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
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 Eagle County, CO  0.92% ($68,569 average AGI)
from Pitkin County, CO  0.81% ($62,966)
from Mesa County, CO  0.63% ($37,115)


7.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,686 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
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 Mesa County, CO  0.97% ($46,281 average AGI)
to Eagle County, CO  0.64% ($53,109)
to Pitkin County, CO  0.45% ($71,289)
Businesses in Carbondale, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1H&R Block1
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Comfort Inn1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx4U-Haul1
GNC1UPS3

Strongest AM radio stations in Carbondale:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGLN (980 AM; 1 kW; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGS (690 AM; 1 kW; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carbondale:

  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZKS-FM2 (105.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KBDL-LP (107.9 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: COLORADO, STATE OF, TELECOM SERVS)
  • KNFO (106.1 FM; BASALT, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KPVW (107.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216ES (91.1 FM; CARDIFF, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KSNO-FM (103.9 FM; SNOWMASS VILLAGE, CO; Owner: COOL RADIO, LLC)
  • KSPN-FM (103.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Carbondale:

  • K08GZ (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K10LW (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K12MH (Channel 12; SUTANK, ETC., CO; Owner: ROCKY MT. PUBLIC B/C NETWORK, INC)
  • K04KC (Channel 4; SUTANK, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • KREG-TV (Channel 3; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K31CW (Channel 31; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPT.)
  • K29CK (Channel 29; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPT.)
  • K54AG (Channel 54; SILT/CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • K52AG (Channel 52; SILT/CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • K42EV (Channel 42; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K38FO (Channel 38; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K07KR (Channel 7; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K09AG (Channel 9; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K04HO (Channel 4; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
Carbondale fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Carbondale fatal accident list:

Jun 3, 2017 10:49 PM, Sr-133, Lat: 39.409089, Lon: -107.221447, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 30, 1980 03:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 1980 08:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.8mTotal length
  • $872,000Total costs
  • 24,312Total average daily traffic
  • 1,033Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,690Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 0356 County Road 101 (Lat: 39.399139 Lon: -107.205611), Call Sign: KNKN398
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Douglas I Brandon, 356 Cr 101 (Lat: 39.399444 Lon: -107.205833), Type: 13.7, Overall height: 13.7 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • Douglas I Brandon, 356 Cr 101 (Lat: 39.399444 Lon: -107.205833), Type: 13.7, Overall height: 13.7 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • James Hahn, Sunlight Peak (Lat: 39.423056 Lon: -107.375833), Type: 35.1, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: Garvey Schubert Barer, Hsolomon@gsblaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 965-7880
  • Daniel Chicoine, Sunlight Peak (Lat: 39.423056 Lon: -107.375833), Type: 35.1, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: Garvey Schubert Barer, Hsolomon@gsblaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 965-7880
  • John Loyd, Sunlight Peak (Lat: 39.423056 Lon: -107.375833), Type: 35.1, Structure height: 08045 m, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: Pitkin County Translator Department, John.Loyd@co.Pitkin.Co.Us, , Aspen, Phone: (970) 920-5211
  • Jeff Pearce, Sunlight Peak (Lat: 39.423056 Lon: -107.375833), Type: 35.1, Structure height: 08045 m, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: Pitkin County Translator Department, Jeff.Pearce@pitkincounty.Com, Garden Level, Aspen, Phone: (970) 920-5395

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Carbondale, CO)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carbondale)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Carbondale)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 47. The highest number of reported fires - 66 took place in 2006, and the least - 20 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Carbondale, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.9%), and Structure Fires (32.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Carbondale, CO
    • 42652.9%Outside Fires
    • 26332.6%Structure Fires
    • 9111.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 263.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carbondale, CO
Most common first names in Carbondale, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2378.1 years
John2374.7 years
Robert2172.5 years
Mary2081.6 years
Charles1771.2 years
James1365.6 years
Margaret1080.0 years
Dorothy1080.3 years
Frank979.4 years
Anna983.1 years
Most common last names in Carbondale, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1274.0 years
Cerise882.5 years
Fender779.7 years
Wilson685.9 years
Jones569.2 years
Johnson577.4 years
Thomas574.0 years
Turner582.0 years
Bair493.5 years
Hopkins468.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Carbondale, CO
  • 83.2%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Carbondale, CO
  • 55.2%Utility gas
  • 41.7%Electricity
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Solar energy


Carbondale compared to Colorado state average:

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

Carbondale on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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