Cattle Creek, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 641.
Males: 300  (46.8%)
Females: 341  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

21.8 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81601.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,843
Cattle Creek:

$68,843
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,252

Cattle Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

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

$403,817
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $84,024; mobile homes: $64,583

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,647.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cattle Creek: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.5%
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  • Races in Cattle Creek, CO (2010)
    • 41965.4%Hispanic
    • 19931.0%White alone
    • 111.7%Other race alone
    • 101.6%Asian alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: Scottish (2.9%), English (1.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6070 feet

412 residents are foreign born (54.6% Latin America).

This place:

54.6%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $574 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (113.4 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (116.5 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (489.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Carbondale, CO (2.2 miles ),
Glenwood Springs, CO (2.6 miles ),
Catherine, CO (2.6 miles ),
Mulford, CO (2.7 miles),
No Name, CO (2.7 miles),
El Jebel, CO (3.2 miles ),
Chacra, CO (3.6 miles ),
Basalt, CO (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.46 N, Longitude: 107.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

Distribution of median household income in Cattle Creek, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cattle Creek, 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 7.1 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 3.6 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 3.6 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 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.22
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Cattle Creek-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 186% 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 464.4 miles away from the city 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 547.1 miles away from Cattle Creek 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 325.2 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 221.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from Cattle Creek 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 299.8 miles away from Cattle Creek 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 Cattle Creek:

  • HERITAGE PARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CARBONDALE, CO)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF GLENWOOD SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • ROARING FORK HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • VALLEY VIEW HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • COLUMBINE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • HOSPICE OF THE ROCKIES (Hospital, about 7 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • HOMECARE OF THE VALLEY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; BASALT, CO)

Amtrak station near Cattle Creek:

  • 8 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 Cattle Creek:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 7 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 66 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 74 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 111 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 113 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 115 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 117 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)

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Notable location: Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District Station 8400 Glenwood Springs (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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:

3.5 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

79.8%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Cattle Creek:

Marital status in Cattle Creek, CO
  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

For population 25 years and over in Cattle Creek:

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Colorado average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cattle Creek, 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
Garfield 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
Garfield 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:
This county:

4.9%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

15.4%
Colorado:

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

8.3%
State:

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 Cattle Creek:

  • KGLN (980 AM; 1 kW; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • KRGS (690 AM; 1 kW; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cattle Creek:

  • 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.)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • K216ES (91.1 FM; CARDIFF, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KPVW (107.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KNFO (106.1 FM; BASALT, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZKS-FM3 (105.3 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Cattle Creek:

  • 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.)
  • K42EV (Channel 42; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K54AG (Channel 54; SILT/CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • K05HE (Channel 5; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K52AG (Channel 52; SILT/CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • K06LX (Channel 6; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: ROCKY MT. PUBLIC B/C NETWORK, INC.)
  • K38FO (Channel 38; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • K09DC (Channel 9; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K11DI (Channel 11; GLENWOOD SPRINGS,ETC, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K56AD (Channel 56; CRYSTAL/FRYING PAN, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K58AA (Channel 58; CRYSTAL, ETC., CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K60AH (Channel 4; CRYSTAL/FRYING PAN, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K07GD (Channel 7; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K13AO (Channel 13; NEW CASTLE, ETC., CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K47AC (Channel 47; SILT, ETC., CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K49AH (Channel 49; SILT, ETC., CO; Owner: ROCKY MT. PUBLIC B/C NETWORK, INC)
  • Cattle Creek, Colorado
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:0
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Colorado average
  • Fatal accident count3457
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents5335
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1224
  • Fatalities3905
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents9472
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents497
See more detailed statistics of Cattle Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.9mTotal length
  • 21,471Total average daily traffic
  • 848Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,810Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cattle Creek, CO
  • 73.9%Utility gas
  • 26.1%Electricity


Cattle Creek compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly 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 significantly below state average.

Cattle Creek on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in El Salvador (population 500+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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