For population 25 years and over in Dolores:
For population 15 years and over in Dolores town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $886 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (182.4 miles , pop. 51,765).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (194.4 miles , pop. 448,607).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (339.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Cortez, CO (3.1 miles ), Mancos, CO (3.8 miles ), Pleasant View, CO (3.9 miles ), Towaoc, CO (4.7 miles ), Ute Mountain, CO (5.2 miles ), Rico, CO (5.5 miles ), Dove Creek, CO (5.5 miles ), Durango, CO (6.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.47 N, Longitude: 108.50 W
Area code: 970
Dolores tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-1.3%).
Work and jobs in Dolores: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dolores, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Dolores-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 84% 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 54.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2000 at 21:58:18, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from Dolores center
On 11/7/2004 at 06:54:59, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 0.4 mi) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/6/2008 at 20:09:59, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 6.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/3/1999 at 15:35:34, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from Dolores center
On 7/6/1999 at 22:05:45, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Montezuma County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Dolores:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dolores:
Public high school in Dolores:
See full list of schools located in Dolores
Public elementary/middle schools in Dolores:
Library in Dolores:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dolores and their reported violations in the past:DOLORES TOWN OF (Population served: 1650, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:PRIEST GULCH CAMPGROUND (Address: 27646 HWY 145 , Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SHILOHS OF STONER (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:TARGET TREE CG (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:TRANSFER CG (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WEST DOLORES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dolores that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.1%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)
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)
12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Dolores compared to Colorado state average:
Banks with branches in Dolores (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Neighborhoods in Dolores:(Dolores, Colorado Neighborhood Map)
Religion statistics for Dolores (based on Montezuma County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dolores government finances in 2002(per resident):
9.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,788 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:
8.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,717 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:
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Dolores fatal accident list:
Jun 12, 2005 08:18 PM, Sr-145, 18th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 9, 1990 03:12 PM, 145, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $31,000
Total average daily traffic: 817
Total average daily truck traffic: 16
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,160
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dolores)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Dolores, CO)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dolores)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dolores)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dolores, CO
Businesses in Dolores, CO
Dolores on our top lists:
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2013.