Downieville-Lawson-Dumont, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 594. Population change since 2000: +63.2%
Males: 343  (57.9%)
Females: 251  (42.1%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 80436.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,650 (it was $47,813 in 2000)
Downieville-Lawson-Dumont:

$63,650
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,360 (it was $18,560 in 2000)

Downieville-Lawson-Dumont CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $254,827 (it was $156,500 in 2000)
Downieville-Lawson-Dumont:

$254,827
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $217,995; Detached houses: $322,371; Mobile homes: $9,761
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  • Races in Downieville-Lawson-Dumont, CO (2010)

    Downieville-Lawson-Dumont races chart
    • 52388.0%White alone
    • 549.1%Hispanic
    • 71.2%Two or more races
    • 50.8%American Indian alone
    • 40.7%Black alone
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Downieville-Lawson-Dumont detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Downieville-Lawson-Dumont: 97.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (24.7%), French (22.7%), Italian (17.5%), German (13.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 691 people per square mile   (low).

Downieville-Lawson-Dumont,CO real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Downieville-Lawson-Dumont:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Downieville-Lawson-Dumont CDP:

  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 3.9%

8 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America).

This place:

2.2%
Colorado:

8.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,458 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $216 (1.8%)

Downieville-Lawson-Dumont satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (25.7 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (27.0 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (560.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Empire, CO (1.9 miles ), St. Mary's, CO (2.0 miles ), Idaho Springs, CO (2.4 miles ), Georgetown, CO (2.4 miles ), Central City, CO (2.4 miles ), Black Hawk, CO (2.6 miles) , Silver Plume, CO (2.8 miles ), Floyd Hill, CO (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.77 N, Longitude: 105.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 303

Downieville-Lawson-Dumont household income distribution Downieville-Lawson-Dumont home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (36%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (25%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (53%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Downieville-Lawson-Dumont: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Downieville-Lawson-Dumont, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Downieville-Lawson-Dumont-area historical tornado activity is near Colorado state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the Downieville-Lawson-Dumont place center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 47.1 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Downieville-Lawson-Dumont-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 181.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 515.7 miles away from Downieville-Lawson-Dumont center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 390.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 243.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 347.3 miles away from Downieville-Lawson-Dumont center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 630.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clear Creek County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Downieville-Lawson-Dumont:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF EVERGREEN (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; EVERGREEN, CO)
  • MT EVANS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; EVERGREEN, CO)

Amtrak station near Downieville-Lawson-Dumont:

  • 17 miles: FRAISER-WINTER PARK (FRASER, 420 RAILROAD ST.) - Seasonal Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Downieville-Lawson-Dumont:

  • Colorado School of Mines (about 21 miles; Golden, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,507)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 25 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 25 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 28 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Regis University (about 32 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Front Range Community College (about 32 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • Community College of Denver (about 33 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)

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Creeks: Silver Creek (A), Mill Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Clear Creek County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 75.5. This is about average.

City:

75.5
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 8.43. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.43
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 41.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 14.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.4%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.5%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Colorado average:

11.3

Downieville-Lawson-Dumont travel time to work - commute Downieville-Lawson-Dumont mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Downieville-Lawson-Dumont CDP (based on Clear Creek County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7083
Mainline Protestant3535
Other2372
Evangelical Protestant1132
None7,677-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Clear Creek County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Clear Creek County:

11.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

25.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Clear Creek County:

20.4%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.2%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Downieville-Lawson-Dumont:

47.9%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Downieville-Lawson-Dumont:

43.7%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.3%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Downieville-Lawson-Dumont:

35.1%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

49.2%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.0%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Downieville-Lawson-Dumont, CO Residents

10.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,890 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.06%
Colorado average:

9.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, CO  2.59% ($46,899 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  0.78% ($42,926)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.46% ($45,125)


10.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.32%
Colorado average:

9.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, CO  2.93% ($46,822 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  0.64% ($31,773)
to Denver County, CO  0.61% ($52,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Downieville-Lawson-Dumont:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRKY (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANBY, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Downieville-Lawson-Dumont:

  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)
  • K202CV (88.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Downieville-Lawson-Dumont:

  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K08IV (Channel 8; PINEWOOD SPRINGS,ETC, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • KBDI-TV (Channel 12; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: FRONT RANGE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • K39BT (Channel 39; FRASER, ETC., CO; Owner: FRASER VALLEY METR. RECREATION DIST.)
  • K36BR (Channel 36; FRASER, ETC., CO; Owner: FRASER VALLEY METR. RECREATION DIST.)
  • K33BV (Channel 33; FRASER, ETC., CO; Owner: FRASER VALLEY METR. RECREATION DIST.)
  • K30CR (Channel 30; FRASER, ETC., CO; Owner: FRASER VALLEY METR. RECREATION DIST.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 61,438Total average daily traffic
  • 6,721Total average daily truck traffic
  • 88,644Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Wood (8%)

Downieville-Lawson-Dumont compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Downieville-Lawson-Dumont on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
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