El Jebel, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 3,801. Population change since 2000: -15.3%
Males: 1,885  (49.6%)
Females: 1,916  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 81621.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $83,749 (it was $60,685 in 2000)
El Jebel:

$83,749
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,525 (it was $21,261 in 2000)

El Jebel CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $378,670 (it was $263,400 in 2000)
El Jebel:

$378,670
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $522,648; Detached houses: $733,917; Mobile homes: $67,258

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,669.

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  • Races in El Jebel, CO (2010)

    El Jebel races chart
    • 2,19757.8%White alone
    • 1,51039.7%Hispanic
    • 461.2%Asian alone
    • 270.7%Two or more races
    • 60.2%Black alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 80.2%Other race alone

Races in El Jebel detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in El Jebel: 97.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.6%), Irish (9.8%), United States (4.9%), English (4.4%), Italian (2.0%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6480 feet

Land area: 6.73 square miles.

Population density: 565 people per square mile   (low).

El Jebel,CO real estate house value index trend

El Jebel, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in El Jebel:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Jebel CDP:

  • Never married: 41.0%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 0.7%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

1,210 residents are foreign born (31.5% Latin America).

This place:

32.0%
Colorado:

9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,204 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,272 (0.4%)

El Jebel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (106.4 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (108.3 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (491.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Basalt, CO (1.8 miles ), Mulford, CO (1.9 miles) , Catherine, CO (1.9 miles ), Carbondale, CO (2.6 miles ), Cattle Creek, CO (3.2 miles ), Woody Creek, CO (3.7 miles ), Snowmass Village, CO (3.8 miles ), No Name, CO (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 39.40 N, Longitude: 107.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,946 (-51.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 292 (15.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

El Jebel household income distribution El Jebel home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (31%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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Average climate in El Jebel, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

El Jebel-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 179% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 474.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 557.1 miles away from El Jebel center
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 335.4 miles away from the city center
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 222.1 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 199.5 miles away from El Jebel 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 309.0 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 Eagle 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, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
El Jebel topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near El Jebel:

  • HOMECARE OF THE VALLEY (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BASALT, CO)
  • HERITAGE PARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CARBONDALE, CO)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF GLENWOOD SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • ROARING FORK HOSPICE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • VALLEY VIEW HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)

Amtrak station near El Jebel:

  • 17 miles: GLENWOOD SPRINGS (413 7TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Jebel:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 17 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 60 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 81 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 103 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 106 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 106 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 109 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)

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Notable locations in El Jebel: Mount Sopris Tree Nursery (A), Basalt Fire and Rural Fire Protection District Station 42 El Jebel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Cedar Brook Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Eagle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 32.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 37.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.3%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
13 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

El Jebel compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.2
Colorado average:

11.4

El Jebel travel time to work - commute El Jebel mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for El Jebel CDP (based on Eagle County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,3736
Evangelical Protestant2,19918
Mainline Protestant1,6276
Other8826
None36,116-
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: 15
Eagle County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Eagle County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Eagle County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 121
Here:

23.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Eagle County:

13.0%
Colorado:

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

13.3%
State:

9.6%

10.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.03%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($201 average AGI)
Eagle County:

0.15%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Garfield County, CO  0.53% ($36,060 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  0.53% ($61,020)
from Pitkin County, CO  0.47% ($44,807)


11.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.20%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.30% of residents moved to foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Eagle County:

0.30%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  1.06% ($46,348 average AGI)
to Garfield County, CO  0.65% ($41,203)
to Pitkin County, CO  0.41% ($47,154)

Strongest AM radio stations in El Jebel:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KGLN (980 AM; 1 kW; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Jebel:

  • KNFO (106.1 FM; BASALT, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZKS-FM2 (105.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C)
  • KPVW (107.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSNO-FM (103.9 FM; SNOWMASS VILLAGE, CO; Owner: COOL RADIO, LLC)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSPN-FM (103.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • K202BA (88.3 FM; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K208EP (89.5 FM; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)

TV broadcast stations around El Jebel:

  • K07KR (Channel 7; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K09AG (Channel 9; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K04HO (Channel 4; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • KREG-TV (Channel 3; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K08GZ (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K10LW (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K12MH (Channel 12; SUTANK, ETC., CO; Owner: ROCKY MT. PUBLIC B/C NETWORK, INC)
  • K04KC (Channel 4; SUTANK, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 22,500Total average daily traffic
  • 900Total average daily truck traffic
  • 33,525Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB0PKY
    Grant Date: 10/26/1994, Expiration Date: 10/26/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2006
    Registrant: John Fagan, Box 28265 101 Pottery Ln, El Jebel, CO 81628
  • Call Sign: KB0PNG
    Grant Date: 11/08/1994, Expiration Date: 11/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2006
    Registrant: Bill Eakins, El Jebel, CO 81628
  • Call Sign: KB0SNL
    Grant Date: 05/10/1995, Expiration Date: 05/10/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2007
    Registrant: Anderia L Fagan, El Jebel, CO 81628
  • Call Sign: KB0VKD
    Grant Date: 02/26/1996, Expiration Date: 02/26/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2008
    Registrant: Matt V Stecklein, 240 Circle Dr, El Jebel, CO 81628

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in El Jebel, CO

  • Kroger: 1
  • Starbucks: 1
  • Wendy's: 1

El Jebel on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Accommodation and food services"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Registered nurses"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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