Colorado City, Arizona

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Population in 2014: 4,792 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +43.7%
Males: 2,243  (46.8%)
Females: 2,549  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  16.2 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 86021.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,465 (it was $32,826 in 2000)
Colorado City:

$31,465
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $6,878 (it was $5,293 in 2000)

Colorado City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $205,606 (it was $94,500 in 2000)
Colorado City:

$205,606
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $153,626; Detached houses: $188,791; Townhouses or other attached units: $261,257; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,735; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $102,406; Mobile homes: $51,687; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $60,032

Median gross rent in 2013: $807.

  • Races in Colorado City, AZ (2010)

    Colorado City races chart
    • 4,78399.2%White alone
    • 280.6%Hispanic
    • 40.08%Black alone
    • 40.08%Two or more races
    • 10.02%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Colorado City: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (60.0%), German (17.6%), Irish (5.1%), Scottish (3.7%), United States (2.8%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1985

Elevation: 4979 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 456 people per square mile   (low).

Colorado City,AZ real estate house value index trend

Colorado City, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Colorado City:

  • High school or higher: 54.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colorado City town:

  • Never married: 49.7%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

30 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Arizona:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,223 (0.6%)

Colorado City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sunrise Manor, NV (128.6 miles , pop. 156,120).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (136.2 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (244.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Hildale, UT (1.0 miles ), Centennial Park, AZ (1.6 miles ), Cane Beds, AZ (2.4 miles ), Apple Valley, UT (3.3 miles ), Rockville, UT (3.6 miles ), Moccasin, AZ (3.7 miles) , Springdale, UT (3.7 miles ), Kaibab, AZ (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,900
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $80,900
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $104,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.99 N, Longitude: 112.98 W

Area code: 928

Colorado City household income distribution Colorado City home values distribution

Crime rates in Colorado City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.020.5
Robberies 000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.022.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 110013347
per 100,000 28.226.30.00.020.860.060.888.4143.2
Burglaries 421323449
per 100,000 112.852.624.966.141.560.081.188.4184.1
Thefts 8150234101929
per 100,000 225.6394.50.044.162.380.0202.7420.0593.2
Auto thefts 100101022
per 100,000 28.20.00.022.00.020.00.044.240.9
Arson 101000001
per 100,000 28.20.024.90.00.00.00.00.020.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.5) 25.825.71.815.49.921.927.046.088.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Colorado City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
Arizona average:

1.88
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.4%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +865 (+35.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Colorado City, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Colorado City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 567% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 278.6 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 258.7 miles away from Colorado City center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 363.9 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 344.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 298.3 miles away from Colorado City center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 302.6 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mohave County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colorado City topographic map

airports located in Colorado City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colorado City:

  • Dixie State University (about 34 miles; Saint George, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,485)
  • Southern Utah University (about 48 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Nevada State College (about 130 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Mohave Community College (about 133 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 135 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 138 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 146 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)

Private high school in Colorado City:

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Notable location: Colorado City Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Isaac Carling Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Short Creek Southside Number Two (A), Short Creek Reservoir Number Two (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Mohave County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 61.1. This is better than average.

City:

61.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 41.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.51. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.51
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 47.0%
(46.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  8.4 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  91.8%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Colorado City, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.8
Arizona average:

12.5

Colorado City travel time to work - commute Colorado City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colorado City town (based on Mohave County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,5005
Evangelical Protestant13,18097
Other8,93022
Mainline Protestant4,06112
Orthodox642
Black Protestant-1
None155,451-
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: 24
Mohave County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Mohave County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
Mohave County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 134
Here:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Mohave County:

26.2%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.0%
Arizona:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Colorado City:

42.9%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.6%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Colorado City:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Colorado City:

29.1%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Colorado City:

51.6%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Colorado City:

82.3%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Colorado City, AZ 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
Financial Administration 4$11,412$34,2365$2,466
Other Government Administration 2$8,433$50,5980$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,451
Police Protection - Officers 5$23,369$56,0860$0
Police - Other 0$0 2$1,442
Firefighters 10$29,316$35,17911$5,571
Fire - Other 0$0 3$2,179
Streets and Highways 6$22,211$44,4220$0
Welfare 0$0 5$1,459
Solid Waste Management 3$11,034$44,1362$1,726
Sewerage 1$3,868$46,4162$1,837
Water Supply 1$3,502$42,0240$0
Electric Power 2$8,884$53,3042$3,638
Gas Supply 1$3,527$42,3240$0
Totals for Government 35$125,556$43,04835$21,769

Colorado City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $210,000 ($43.82)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,183,000 ($455.55)
    Regular Highways: $1,038,000 ($216.61)
    Water Utilities: $347,000 ($72.41)
    Police Protection: $295,000 ($61.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $267,000 ($55.72)
    Central Staff Services: $257,000 ($53.63)
    Air Transportation: $221,000 ($46.12)
    General - Other: $108,000 ($22.54)
    Housing & Community Development: $83,000 ($17.32)
    Libraries: $54,000 ($11.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $41,000 ($8.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000 ($7.30)
    Gas Utilities: $11,000 ($2.30)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($8.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($8.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $17,000 ($3.55)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,199,000 ($458.89)

Colorado City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $233,000 ($48.62)
    All Other: $19,000 ($3.96)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $227,000 ($47.37)
    All Other: $178,000 ($37.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000 ($3.96)
    All Other: $17,000 ($3.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $82,000 ($17.11)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($1.04)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,729,000 ($360.81)
    Water Utilities: $351,000 ($73.25)
    Gas Utilities: $13,000 ($2.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $937,000 ($195.53)
    General Support: $395,000 ($82.43)
    All Other: $36,000 ($7.51)
  • Tax - Property: $276,000 ($57.60)
    Total General Sales: $264,000 ($55.09)
    Public Utilities: $74,000 ($15.44)
    NEC: $10,000 ($2.09)

Colorado City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $570,000 ($118.95)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $617,000 ($128.76)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $165,000 ($34.43)
    Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $100,000 ($20.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $408,000 ($85.14)
    Electric Utilities: $260,000 ($54.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $210,000 ($43.82)
    Other, NEC: $44,000 ($9.18)

Colorado City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $232,000 ($48.41)

7.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($131 average AGI)
Mohave County:

0.03%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, NV  0.76% ($33,172 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.52% ($45,920)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.48% ($34,500)


6.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($135 average AGI)
Mohave County:

0.03%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, NV  1.00% ($32,142 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.65% ($36,007)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.26% ($27,361)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colorado City:

  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KSUB (590 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colorado City:

  • KMXM (107.1 FM; COLORADO CITY, AZ; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)
  • KONY (99.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: FM RADIO 99.9, INC.)
  • KSNN (93.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KREC (98.1 FM; BRIAN HEAD, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KPLD (101.1 FM; KANAB, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • K211BJ (90.1 FM; TOQUERVILLE, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KXFF (92.5 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K202AW (88.3 FM; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K211BB (90.1 FM; KANAB, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)

TV broadcast stations around Colorado City:

  • K07SC (Channel 7; HILDALE, ETC. (AZ), UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K09SU (Channel 9; HILDALE, ETC. (AZ), UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K11QQ (Channel 11; HILDALE, ETC. (AZ), UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • K27EJ (Channel 27; COLORADO CITY, AZ; Owner: MOHAVE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS)
  • K13SR (Channel 13; HILDALE, ETC. (AZ), UT; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION DEPARTMENT)
Colorado City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Colorado City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $1,433,000Total costs
  • 7,400Total average daily traffic
  • 1,147Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,420Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

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

HILDALE - COLORADO CITY (Serves UT, Population served: 5,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-12-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2011)
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
Most common first names in Colorado City, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William379.6 years
Donald276.5 years
James279.5 years
Alma292.0 years
Most common last names in Colorado City, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jessop966.1 years
Barlow656.3 years
Johnson667.7 years
Black683.5 years
Darger480.8 years
Holm427.2 years
Dutson458.0 years
Cooke381.7 years
Steed317.3 years
Young364.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Colorado City, AZ

  • FedEx: 1
  • RadioShack: 1

Colorado City compared to Arizona state average:

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

Colorado City on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #87 (86021) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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