Conejos, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 58.
Males: 36  (62.5%)
Females: 22  (37.5%)
Median resident age:  55.9 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years

Zip code: 81129

Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,383
Conejos:

$36,383
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,940

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $135,132
Conejos:

$135,132
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $104,696; Detached houses: $104,146
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  • Races in Conejos, CO (2010)

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    • 4882.8%Hispanic
    • 712.1%White alone
    • 35.2%Other race alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Conejos: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7901 feet

For population 25 years and over in Conejos:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Conejos CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 57.1%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (98.3 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (139.8 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (421.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Antonito, CO (1.0 miles ), Romeo, CO (2.5 miles ), Manassa, CO (2.7 miles ), San Miguel, NM (3.4 miles ), La Jara, CO (3.6 miles ), Sanford, CO (3.7 miles ), Capulin, CO (3.8 miles) , San Acacio, CO (5.2 miles) .

Latitude: 37.09 N, Longitude: 106.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Conejos household income distribution Conejos home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Earthquake activity:

Conejos-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 145% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from Conejos center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the city center
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 623.8 miles away from Conejos 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 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Conejos County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Conejos:

  • HOSPICE DEL VALLE, INC. (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ALAMOSA, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Conejos:

  • Adams State University (about 28 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 103 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 104 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 112 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 113 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 113 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 116 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)

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Conejos County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.1%
(13.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.0%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Colorado average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Conejos CDP (based on Conejos County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,51011
Other2,3588
Evangelical Protestant2284
Mainline Protestant452
None2,115-
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: 4
Conejos County:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Conejos County:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Conejos County:

16.6%
Colorado:

18.4%

5.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Colorado average:

9.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alamosa County, CO  1.52% ($40,974 average AGI)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Colorado average:

9.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Alamosa County, CO  2.19% ($21,055 average AGI)
to Rio Grande County, CO  0.56% ($20,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Conejos:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGIW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Conejos:

  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)
  • K278AE (103.5 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: FRANK A. SHULTZ, III)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKIT (99.1 FM; ANGEL FIRE, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216CT (91.1 FM; EAGLE NEST, NM; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KCIE (90.5 FM; DULCE, NM; Owner: JICARILLA APACHE TRIBE)

Conejos compared to Colorado state average:

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