For population 25 years and over in Dacono:
For population 15 years and over in Dacono city:
454 residents are foreign born (13.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,171 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longmont, CO (10.9 miles , pop. 71,093).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (14.1 miles , pop. 259,628).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (600.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Frederick, CO (1.6 miles ), Firestone, CO (2.0 miles ), Erie, CO (2.5 miles ), Fort Lupton, CO (2.7 miles ), Todd Creek, CO (2.8 miles ), Lafayette, CO (3.2 miles ), Brighton, CO (3.2 miles ), Aristocrat Ranchettes, CO (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.08 N, Longitude: 104.95 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 303
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Crime in Dacono detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 11 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +753 (+33.3%).
Work and jobs in Dacono: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dacono, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dacono-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/22/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Dacono city center killed one person and injured 78 people and caused $147 million in damages.
On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 21.0 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:Dacono-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/1/2005 at 05:57:03, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from Dacono center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1997 at 22:04:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB, 2.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2001 at 19:22:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from Dacono center
On 9/12/1990 at 21:38:57, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Weld County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Dacono:
located in Dacono:
Amtrak stations near Dacono:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dacono:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.338. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.44. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dacono that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.8%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 3.2% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Dacono compared to Colorado state average:
Banks with branches in Dacono (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Dacono (based on Weld County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 25
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Number of full-service restaurants: 140
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
10.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,113 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($139 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,520 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($102 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Dacono fatal accident list:
Mar 4, 2008 11:28 PM, I-25, Lat: 40.057789, Lon: -104.980703, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Oct 26, 2007 11:21 AM, I-25, Lat: 40.060006, Lon: -104.980528, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 19, 2000 07:15 PM, I-25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Aug 29, 1999 12:14 AM, Glen Dale Circle, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 2, 1991 01:28 PM, 8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total costs: $254,000
Total average daily traffic: 307,896
Total average daily truck traffic: 33,836
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 495,769
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dacono)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dacono, CO
Businesses in Dacono, CO
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Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2013.