For population 25 years and over in Crestone:
For population 15 years and over in Crestone town:
4 residents are foreign born ().
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $310 (0.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (61.6 miles , pop. 102,121).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (77.6 miles , pop. 360,890).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (472.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Moffat, CO (3.4 miles) , Westcliffe, CO (4.0 miles ), Silver Cliff, CO (4.1 miles ), Hooper, CO (4.5 miles) , Saguache, CO (5.0 miles ), Mosca-Hooper, CO (5.1 miles ), Center, CO (5.3 miles ), Gardner, CO (5.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.00 N, Longitude: 105.70 W
Area code: 719
Average climate in Crestone, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Crestone-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/4/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Crestone town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 7/31/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.8 miles away from the town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Crestone-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 64% smaller 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 90.3 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 77.9 miles away from Crestone center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city 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 84.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from Crestone center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 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 Saguache County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crestone:
See full list of schools located in Crestone
Public high school in Crestone:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Crestone and their reported violations in the past:BACA GRANDE WSD (Population served: 750, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:BACA GRANDE WSD CHALET CRESTONE (Population served: 115, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.5%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Crestone compared to Colorado state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Crestone (based on Saguache County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,792 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,387 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Crestone:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $992,000
Total average daily traffic: 94
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 147
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Crestone)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Crestone, CO