For population 25 years and over in De Beque:
For population 15 years and over in De Beque town:
16 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $617 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (164.3 miles , pop. 94,673).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (168.2 miles , pop. 450,166).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (455.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Parachute, CO (3.5 miles ), Battlement Mesa, CO (3.5 miles ), Collbran, CO (3.8 miles ), Grand Valley, CO (3.9 miles ), Palisade, CO (4.1 miles ), Fruitvale, CO (4.7 miles ), Clifton, CO (4.7 miles ), Whitewater-Kahnah Creek, CO (4.7 miles ).
Latitude: 39.33 N, Longitude: 108.21 W
Area code: 970
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Crime rate in De Beque detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +192 (+74.1%).
Work and jobs in De Beque: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in De Beque, Colorado
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Earthquake activity:De Beque-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/2002 at 18:17:45, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from De Beque center
On 5/27/2000 at 21:58:18, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/20/1995 at 12:46:16, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2001 at 22:38:54, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from De Beque center
On 11/7/2004 at 06:54:59, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 0.4 mi) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mesa County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 36.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.5%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 34.9% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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Religion statistics for De Beque (based on Mesa County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.58%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 22
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Number of full-service restaurants: 101
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8.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,805 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($298 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,794 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($150 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Microwave Towers:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
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