Catherine, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 228.
Males: 156  (68.7%)
Females: 72  (31.3%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,843
Catherine:

$68,843
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,252

Catherine CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $403,817
Catherine:

$403,817
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $908.

March 2019 cost of living index in Catherine: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.2%
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  • Races in Catherine, CO (2010)
    • 17275.4%White alone
    • 4318.9%Hispanic
    • 83.5%Asian alone
    • 31.3%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Black alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: Italian (18.2%), Eastern European (7.1%), English (7.1%), German (5.8%), British (5.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6284 feet

99 residents are foreign born (29.1% Latin America).

This place:

43.6%
Colorado:

100.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (109.2 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (111.5 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (490.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Mulford, CO (0.7 miles),
Carbondale, CO (1.8 miles ),
El Jebel, CO (1.9 miles ),
Basalt, CO (2.6 miles ),
Cattle Creek, CO (2.6 miles ),
No Name, CO (3.6 miles),
Glenwood Springs, CO (3.6 miles ),
Redstone, CO (4.0 miles)

Latitude: 39.41 N, Longitude: 107.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

Distribution of median household income in Catherine, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Catherine, CO in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Colorado:

3.0%
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 13.5 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 4.2 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 4.2 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 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.22
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Catherine-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 182% 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 471.0 miles away from Catherine 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 553.5 miles away from Catherine 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 332.1 miles away from Catherine 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 222.6 miles away from Catherine 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 196.6 miles away from Catherine 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 306.2 miles away from Catherine 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Catherine:

  • HERITAGE PARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CARBONDALE, CO)
  • HOMECARE OF THE VALLEY (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BASALT, CO)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF GLENWOOD SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • ROARING FORK HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • VALLEY VIEW HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • COLUMBINE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • HOSPICE OF THE ROCKIES (Hospital, about 14 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)

Amtrak station near Catherine:

  • 14 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 Catherine:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 14 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 61 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 78 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 106 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 109 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 109 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 112 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)

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

2.5 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.6%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.9%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Catherine:

Marital status in Catherine, CO
  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Catherine:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Colorado average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Catherine, 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
Garfield 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
Garfield County:

15.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.9%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

15.4%
State:

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

8.3%
Colorado:

9.6%

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Catherine:

  • 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.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Catherine:

  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • 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.)
  • KNFO (106.1 FM; BASALT, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KPVW (107.1 FM; ASPEN, 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)
  • 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)
  • KBDL-LP (107.9 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: COLORADO, STATE OF, TELECOM SERVS)
  • KSPN-FM (103.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Catherine:

  • KREG-TV (Channel 3; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K07KR (Channel 7; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K09AG (Channel 9; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • 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)
  • K04HO (Channel 4; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K31CW (Channel 31; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPT.)
  • K29CK (Channel 29; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPT.)
  • K42EV (Channel 42; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K54AG (Channel 54; SILT/CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)

Catherine fatal accident list:

Aug 10, 2014 12:15 AM, Sr-82, Cr-100, Lat: 39.407667, Lon: -107.152497, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.2mTotal length
  • $918,000Total costs
  • 3,801Total average daily traffic
  • 342Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,967Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Catherine, CO
  • 70.4%Utility gas
  • 29.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Catherine, CO
  • 42.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.8%Wood
  • 27.7%Electricity


Catherine 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Catherine on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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