Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (6.1 miles , pop. 360,890).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (554.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Cimarron Hills, CO (1.5 miles ), Colorado Springs, CO (2.5 miles ), Stratmoor, CO (3.0 miles ), Security-Widefield, CO (3.1 miles ), Black Forest, CO (3.3 miles ), Fort Carson, CO (3.3 miles ), Black Forest-Peyton, CO (3.5 miles) , Air Force Academy, CO (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 38.88 N, Longitude: 104.68 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Elsmere: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Elsmere, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Elsmere-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Elsmere place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/13/1977, a category F3 tornado 13.1 miles away from the place center .
Earthquake activity:Elsmere-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 16.4 miles away from Elsmere center
On 1/18/1997 at 22:04:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB, 2.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/28/2003 at 02:55:02, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2001 at 19:22:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.0 miles away from Elsmere center
On 1/26/2008 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in El Paso County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.38. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00479. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.503. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 19.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 37.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.4. This is better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
5 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
Elsmere compared to Colorado state average:
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Religion statistics for Elsmere CCD (based on El Paso County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.10%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 57
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 168
Number of full-service restaurants: 389
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,788 average adjusted gross income)
0.54% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,092 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,875 average adjusted gross income)
0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,545 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
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