For population 25 years and over in De Beque:
For population 15 years and over in De Beque town:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $583 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (164.3 miles , pop. 94,673).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (175.4 miles , pop. 554,636).
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 2012, 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 2012: 12.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 95.0% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
De Beque compared to Colorado state average:
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Religion statistics for De Beque town (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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