Craig, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 8,922 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 4,604  (51.6%)
Females: 4,318  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81625.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,168 (it was $41,091 in 2000)
Craig:

$60,168
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,415 (it was $18,140 in 2000)

Craig city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $201,800 (it was $92,600 in 2000)
Craig:

$201,800
CO:

$348,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $835.

March 2019 cost of living index in Craig: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.5%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.5% for other race residents, 43.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Craig, CO (2017)
    • 7,17476.9%White alone
    • 1,81019.4%Hispanic
    • 1031.1%Asian alone
    • 740.8%Two or more races
    • 600.6%Black alone
    • 370.4%American Indian alone
    • 160.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Craig, Colorado as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Craig is 249 to 1.


Crime rates in Craig by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

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)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(85.6)
9
(96.6)
5
(54.0)
6
(65.5)
4
(43.2)
7
(76.3)
9
(93.5)
4
(42.7)
6
(67.3)
9
(101.5)
4
(46.0)
6
(68.8)
7
(78.9)
5
(56.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(96.3)
0
(0.0)
5
(54.0)
6
(65.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.0)
3
(34.4)
2
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(213.9)
11
(118.1)
23
(248.3)
29
(316.6)
25
(270.3)
7
(76.3)
16
(166.2)
9
(96.2)
12
(134.7)
10
(112.8)
5
(57.5)
10
(114.6)
8
(90.2)
18
(203.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
50
(534.9)
43
(461.6)
46
(496.7)
49
(534.9)
62
(670.3)
49
(533.9)
50
(519.3)
37
(395.4)
47
(527.6)
41
(462.5)
33
(379.4)
16
(183.4)
25
(281.9)
43
(486.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
272
(2,910)
178
(1,911)
175
(1,889)
198
(2,162)
225
(2,432)
222
(2,419)
208
(2,160)
217
(2,319)
182
(2,043)
174
(1,963)
217
(2,495)
216
(2,476)
168
(1,894)
259
(2,927)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(213.9)
15
(161.0)
10
(108.0)
12
(131.0)
7
(75.7)
6
(65.4)
7
(72.7)
7
(74.8)
9
(101.0)
6
(67.7)
14
(161.0)
6
(68.8)
9
(101.5)
14
(158.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(10.7)
6
(64.4)
3
(32.4)
2
(21.8)
2
(21.6)
2
(21.8)
2
(20.8)
4
(42.7)
2
(22.4)
3
(33.8)
3
(34.5)
2
(22.9)
1
(11.3)
4
(45.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)311.1222.5228.0269.8238.9215.6242.8201.2207.5220.1194.4205.6191.6249.7

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City-data.com crime index in Craig, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (13.7%), American (9.1%), Irish (7.6%), English (6.8%), Italian (1.5%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 7/15/1908

Elevation: 6186 feet

Land area: 4.87 square miles.

Population density: 1,832 people per square mile   (low).

Craig, Colorado map

785 residents are foreign born (6.6% Latin America, 1.5% Europe).

This city:

8.4%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,133 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $838 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (125.7 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (139.8 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (544.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Hayden, CO (4.0 miles ),
Maybell, CO (5.3 miles),
Oak Creek, CO (6.0 miles ),
Dixon, WY (6.0 miles),
Baggs, WY (6.0 miles ),
Phippsburg, CO (6.1 miles ),
Meeker, CO (6.2 miles ),
Steamboat Springs, CO (6.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.52 N, Longitude: 107.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -660 (-7.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,938 (62.3%)

Area code: 970

Distribution of median household income in Craig, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Craig, CO in 2017
Craig satellite photo by USGS

Craig tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Colorado:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +1,053 (+12.9%).
Most common industries in Craig, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Utilities (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (18.6%)
  • Utilities (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.5%)
  • Educational services (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Craig, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Extraction workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Extraction workers (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Craig, Colorado

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Craig, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2014 was 52.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2014 was 39.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.2
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Craig-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 321.6 miles away from Craig center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 403.4 miles away from Craig 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 523.0 miles away from Craig 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 276.1 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 165.6 miles away from Craig 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 129.6 miles away from the city 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 Moffat County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Craig:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE (Government - Local, 750 HOSPITAL LOOP)
  • CENTENNIAL HOME CARE LLC (473 YAMPA AVENUE #200)
  • SANDROCK RIDGE CARE AND REHAB (943 WEST 8TH DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Craig:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Craig:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 69 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 113 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 116 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • University of Wyoming (about 118 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 118 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 126 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 130 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)

Public high school in Craig:

Public elementary/middle schools in Craig:

  • SUNSET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 309, Location: 800 WEST 7TH STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • RIDGEVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 237, Location: 600 WESTRIDGE ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • CRAIG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 915 YAMPA AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 600 TEXAS AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)
  • SANDROCK ELEMENTARY (Location: 201 EAST 9TH, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Craig

Library in Craig:

  • MOFFAT COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $513,395; Location: 570 GREEN STREET; 99,510 books; 5,182 audio materials; 6,444 video materials; 6 other licensed databases; 171 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Craig: The Memorial Hospital Medical Clinic (A), Craig Fire / Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Centennial Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum of Northwest Colorado (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 590 Yampa Avenue), Moffat County Government - Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 590 Yampa Avenue), Fish & Wildlife Animal Damage Control (Recreation Areas; Craig Municipal Airp), Craig Chamber of Commerce (Tours & Charters; 360 East Victory Way).

Hotels: Deer Park Inn and Suites (262 Commerce Street), Best Western Deer Park Inn (262 Commerce Saint Highway 13), Honeysuckle Motel (910 Yampa Avenue Unit 4), Black Nugget Motel (2855 West Victory Way), Holiday Inn Craig (300 South Colorado Highway 13), Craig Motel (894 Yampa Avenue), Colorado Inn & Suites (205 East Victory Way), Elk Run Inn (627 W Victory Way), Bear Valley Inn (755 East Victory Way).

Courts: Colorado State Government - Judicial Dept- Combined Courts (221 West Victory Way), Craig City Government - Municipal Court- City Hall- Building Inspection- Community Develop (300 West 4th Street), Colorado State - District Court (221 West Victory Way).

Birthplace of: Angus Ellis Taylor - Mathematician, Jennifer LeRoy - Actor.

Moffat 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 Craig and their reported violations in the past:

YAMPA VALLEY GOLF ASSOC (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Craig that have no violations reported:

  • CRAIG CITY OF (Population served: 9,901, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.3%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Craig in 2010:

  • 48 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Craig in 2000:

  • 124 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 73 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Banks with branches in Craig (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Craig Branch at 139 East Victory Way, branch established on 1934/01/04. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Bank of Colorado: Craig Branch at 250 West Victory Way, branch established on 1988/09/21. Info updated 2006/09/15: Bank assets: $2,140.7 mil, Deposits: $1,783.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Collins, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • Yampa Valley Bank: Moffat County National Bank Branch at 435 Mack Lane, branch established on 2005/07/11. Info updated 2009/07/16: Bank assets: $174.2 mil, Deposits: $152.3 mil, headquarters in Steamboat Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Routt County Bancorporation, Inc.
  • First National Bank of the Rockies: Craig Branch at 600 Yampa Avenue, branch established on 1990/05/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $340.6 mil, Deposits: $308.7 mil, headquarters in Grand Junction, CO, negative income in the last year, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Fnbr Holding Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Craig:

Marital status in Craig, CO
  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Craig:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Craig
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Religion statistics for Craig, CO (based on Moffat County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,63912
Other1,3394
Catholic1,1381
Mainline Protestant1625
Orthodox1501
None9,367-
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: 3
This county:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Moffat County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Moffat County:

10.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.5%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Moffat County:

19.4%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.9%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Craig:

42.8%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Craig:

23.2%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Craig:

6.7
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Craig:

33.5%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

54.2%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Craig:

78.0%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Craig, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$143,751$75,0010$0
Streets and Highways 17$95,181$67,1870$0
Other Government Administration 12$37,583$37,5830$0
Water Supply 10$53,911$64,6930$0
Parks and Recreation 8$43,593$65,3909$3,766
Police - Other 7$34,213$58,6510$0
Sewerage 6$30,028$60,0560$0
Solid Waste Management 5$22,515$54,0360$0
Financial Administration 4$24,561$73,6830$0
Judicial and Legal 2$10,886$65,3160$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,239$62,8680$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 95$501,461$63,3429$3,766

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $296,000 ($33.18)
    Sewerage: $215,000 ($24.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($8.52)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,217,000 ($360.57)
    Regular Highways: $2,014,000 ($225.73)
    Water Utilities: $1,816,000 ($203.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,271,000 ($142.46)
    Central Staff Services: $1,128,000 ($126.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,041,000 ($116.68)
    Sewerage: $1,023,000 ($114.66)
    Financial Administration: $253,000 ($28.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $161,000 ($18.05)
    General Public Buildings: $71,000 ($7.96)
    Public Welfare - Other: $40,000 ($4.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($1.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $449,000 ($50.33)
    Police Protection: $87,000 ($9.75)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($5.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($5.72)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($3.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($2.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,986,000 ($670.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($13.79)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,272,000 ($142.57)
    Sewerage: $1,228,000 ($137.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $204,000 ($22.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $1,007,000 ($112.87)
    Fines and Forfeits: $65,000 ($7.29)
    Rents: $11,000 ($1.23)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($0.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,531,000 ($283.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $368,000 ($41.25)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,428,000 ($384.22)
    Property: $1,738,000 ($194.80)
    Severance: $388,000 ($43.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $301,000 ($33.74)
    Motor Vehicle License: $44,000 ($4.93)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $29,000 ($3.25)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,488,000 ($615.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,177,000 ($580.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $311,000 ($34.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,584,000 ($1074.20)

8.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.97%
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 Routt County, CO  1.12% ($42,444 average AGI)
from Mesa County, CO  0.50% ($28,375)


7.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
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  0.88% ($49,881 average AGI)
to Routt County, CO  0.71% ($60,706)
Businesses in Craig, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Big O Tires1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Decora Cabinetry1RadioShack1
FedEx3Starbucks1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn2UPS2
Jones New York1Village Inn1
KFC1Vons1
Kmart1Walmart1
Kroger2Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Craig:

  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, 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.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Craig:

  • KRAI-FM (93.7 FM; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KCIG-LP (99.7 FM; CRAIG, CO; Owner: COLORADO, STATE OF, TELECOM SERVS)
  • KIDN-FM (95.9 FM; HAYDEN, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • K285ED (104.9 FM; CRAIG, CO; Owner: RET BUTLER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KRMR (107.3 FM; HAYDEN, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KQZR (102.5 FM; CRAIG, CO; Owner: CRAIG BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KFMU-FM (104.1 FM; OAK CREEK, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KAYW (98.1 FM; MEEKER, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K215BS (90.9 FM; CRAIG, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K211BS (90.1 FM; CRAIG, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Craig:

  • K09GQ (Channel 9; CRAIG, CO; Owner: MOFFAT COUNTY)
  • K06CI (Channel 6; CRAIG, CO; Owner: MOFFAT COUNTY)
  • K27FA (Channel 27; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILLIAM JAMES ENGLER)
  • K03CK (Channel 3; CRAIG, CO; Owner: MOFFAT COUNTY)
  • K55CI (Channel 55; CRAIG, CO; Owner: MOFFAT COUNTY)
  • K02CB (Channel 2; CRAIG, CO; Owner: MOFFAT COUNTY)
  • K09NX (Channel 9; HAYDEN, CO; Owner: YAMPA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K19CF (Channel 19; HAYDEN, CO; Owner: ROUTT COUNTY)
Craig fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Craig fatal accident list:

Jun 27, 2016 05:49 PM, Us-40 W Victory Way, 4th Ave W, Lat: 40.514211, Lon: -107.567383, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 28, 2010 05:15 AM, Us-40, Lat: 40.514042, Lon: -107.583711, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 1991 02:15 AM, Bryan Way, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 5, 1981 07:03 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 1978 11:59 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 28, 1977 06:43 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 200ft / 61.1mTotal length
  • $1,491,000Total costs
  • 39,085Total average daily traffic
  • 3,542Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,537Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Craig, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Craig, CO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Craig)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Craig, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 221 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Craig)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Craig)

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 47. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 70 took place in 2018, and the least - 8 in 2014. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Craig, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.6%), and Structure Fires (25.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Craig, CO
    • 32653.6%Outside Fires
    • 15425.3%Structure Fires
    • 7512.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 538.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Craig, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Craig, Colorado:

  • Clarion Inn & Suites of Craig, 300 S Hwy 13, Craig, Colorado 81625 , Phone: (970) 824-4000, Fax: (970) 824-3950
  • Best Western Deer Park Inn & Suites, 262 Commerce St, Craig, Colorado 81625 , Phone: (970) 824-9282, Fax: (970) 824-3926
  • Black Nugget Motel, 2855W Victory Way, Craig, Colorado 81625 , Phone: (970) 824-8161, Fax: (970) 824-9446
  • Craig-Candlewood Suites Northwest, 92 Commerce St, Craig, Colorado 81625 , Phone: (970) 824-8400, Fax: (970) 824-5588
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 377 Cedar Ct, Craig, Colorado 81625 , Phone: (970) 826-9900, Fax: (970) 826-9717
  • Elk Run Inn, 627 W Victory Way, Craig, Colorado 81625 , Phone: (970) 826-4444, Fax: (970) 824-5678
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Craig, Colorado
Most common first names in Craig, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5472.0 years
John4973.1 years
Mary4379.3 years
George4281.5 years
James4067.3 years
Robert3866.8 years
Charles3373.2 years
Frank2675.3 years
Dorothy1880.1 years
Thomas1862.2 years
Most common last names in Craig, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2072.5 years
Johnson1971.6 years
Jones1876.9 years
Smith1577.9 years
Wilson1472.7 years
Zimmerman1379.9 years
Martinez1276.7 years
Cox1179.7 years
Thomas1168.1 years
Anderson1077.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Craig, CO
  • 87.0%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Electricity
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 1.4%Coal or coke
  • 1.2%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Craig, CO
  • 69.2%Utility gas
  • 28.2%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used


Craig compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Craig on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 1,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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