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Population in 2017: 734 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.3%
 
Males: 448  (61.1%)
Females: 286  (38.9%)
Median resident age:

31.6 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80440.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,776 (it was $50,385 in 2000)
Fairplay:

$73,776
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,858 (it was $21,742 in 2000)

Fairplay town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $315,775 (it was $144,900 in 2000)
Fairplay:

$315,775
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $393,624; detached houses: $428,467; mobile homes: $16,897

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,285.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairplay: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.3%
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  • Races in Fairplay, CO (2010)
    • 60789.4%White alone
    • 416.0%Hispanic
    • 172.5%Two or more races
    • 50.7%Black alone
    • 30.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Asian alone
    • 30.4%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Fairplay, Colorado as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fairplay is 103 to 1.


Crime rates in Fairplay by year

Type

2010

2011

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(149.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(312.5)
3
(434.2)
2
(299.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(468.8)
1
(144.7)
3
(449.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(781.3)
15
(2,171)
8
(1,199)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(625.0)
3
(434.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(156.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)176.6218.5259.4

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City-data.com crime index in Fairplay, CO

Crime rate in Fairplay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: English (12.9%), Irish (11.6%), German (9.9%), Scotch-Irish (9.9%), Scottish (9.5%), Polish (8.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 11/15/1872

Elevation: 9950 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 693 people per square mile   (low).

Fairplay, Colorado map

45 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe, 2.6% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

5.4%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,132 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,311 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CO (58.3 miles , pop. 144,126).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (59.7 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (519.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Alma, CO (2.3 miles),
Blue River, CO (3.8 miles ),
Leadville, CO (4.0 miles ),
Leadville North, CO (4.1 miles ),
Breckenridge, CO (4.3 miles ),
Copper Mountain, CO (4.6 miles ),
Frisco, CO (5.0 miles ),
Montezuma, CO (5.1 miles)

Latitude: 39.22 N, Longitude: 106.00 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Real South Park

Area code: 719

Distribution of median household income in Fairplay, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fairplay, CO in 2017
Fairplay satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +220 (+56.4%).
Most common industries in Fairplay, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (20.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.4%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (32.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.6%)
  • Public administration (14.2%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Fairplay, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.6%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Fairplay, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 63.6. This is about average.

City:

63.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.849. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.849
U.S.:

5.558
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2017 was 44.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 6.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.58
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 3.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.84
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0102. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Fairplay-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the Fairplay town center .

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 56.3 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Fairplay-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 131% 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 524.3 miles away from Fairplay center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 220.5 miles away from Fairplay 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 390.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 172.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 616.5 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 249.4 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 Park County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairplay topographic map

Heliports located in Fairplay:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairplay:

  • Colorado School of Mines (about 55 miles; Golden, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,507)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 57 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 59 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 6,619)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 59 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 62 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 5,088)
  • Community College of Denver (about 65 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (about 65 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 17,242)

Public high school in Fairplay:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fairplay:

  • EDITH TETER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 281, Location: 640 HATHAWAY STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • SOUTH PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 640 HATHAWAY STREET, Grades: 6-8)
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Library in Fairplay:

  • PARK COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $203,220; Location: 418 MAIN STREET; 48,095 books; 2,355 audio materials; 5,086 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 29 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fairplay: South Park Ambulance District (A), Fairplay Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fairplay: South Park City Museum (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: South Park Historical Foundation (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 4th Street).

Hotels: Gold Miner's Inn LLC (801 Main Street), Hand Hotel Bed & Breakfast (531 Front Street), American Safari Ranch (Highway 285 & Circle 7), Fairplay Hotel (500 Main).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairplay and their reported violations in the past:

FAIRPLAY TOWN OF (Population served: 875, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2006)
  • 69 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
SPRUCE GROVE SOUTH (Population served: 76, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SPILLWAY CG SOUTH LOWER (Population served: 74, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SPRINGER GULCH CG (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROUND MOUNTAIN CG (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairplay that have no violations reported:

  • RIVERSIDE CG (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

54.2%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Fairplay (2011 data):

  • Colorado East Bank & Trust: Fairplay Branch at 351 Highway 285, branch established on 1898/05/01. Info updated 2011/11/01: Bank assets: $798.2 mil, Deposits: $704.8 mil, headquarters in Lamar, CO, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Coloeast Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Fairplay:

Marital status in Fairplay, CO
  • Never married: 41.3%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fairplay:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fairplay
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fairplay, CO (based on Park County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,09412
Catholic7002
Mainline Protestant1872
Other912
Orthodox21
None14,132-
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: 4
This county:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Park County:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.3%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Park County:

16.5%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Park County:

6.8%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.6%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

60.9%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fairplay:

19.9%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.8%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

64.4%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

86.1%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairplay, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$12,166$48,6643$1,922
Streets and Highways 2$7,846$47,0760$0
Financial Administration 1$3,660$43,9200$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,301$75,6120$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$613
Totals for Government 7$29,973$51,3824$2,535

Fairplay government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $294,000 ($400.54)
    Water Utilities: $270,000 ($367.85)
    Police Protection: $258,000 ($351.50)
    Regular Highways: $157,000 ($213.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $142,000 ($193.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($38.15)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($13.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $149,000 ($203.00)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($16.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $421,000 ($573.57)

Fairplay government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $70,000 ($95.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000 ($40.87)
    General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($34.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $430,000 ($585.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $171,000 ($232.97)
    Highways: $35,000 ($47.68)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $411,000 ($559.95)
    Property: $293,000 ($399.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $26,000 ($35.42)
    Public Utilities Sales: $25,000 ($34.06)
    Other License: $9,000 ($12.26)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($4.09)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($4.09)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $2,000 ($2.72)
    Other: $2,000 ($2.72)
    Severance: $1,000 ($1.36)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.36)

Fairplay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $608,000 ($828.34)

15.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.30%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, CO  3.55% ($70,589 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  1.54% ($62,611)
from Arapahoe County, CO  1.27% ($72,397)


11.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,201 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.42%
Colorado average:

9.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, CO  2.53% ($63,799 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.75% ($39,477)
to Denver County, CO  0.75% ($54,886)
Businesses in Fairplay, CO
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Strongest AM radio stations in Fairplay:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, 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.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairplay:

  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)
  • K202CV (88.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KBVC (104.1 FM; BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: HEADWATERS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KYSL (93.9 FM; FRISCO, CO; Owner: KRYSTAL BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • K276AA (103.1 FM; SALIDA & BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: CHAFFEE CTY. TV TRANSLATOR ASSOC.)
  • K213AT (90.5 FM; BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: COLORADO CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • K205CM (88.9 FM; SALIDA, ETC., CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairplay:

  • K11MM (Channel 11; FAIRPLAY, CO; Owner: TWELVE MILE RANCH)

Fairplay fatal accident list:

Feb 23, 2007 06:56 PM, Us-285, Lat: 39.223153, Lon: -105.992447, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.0mTotal length
  • 11,377Total average daily traffic
  • 1,248Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,677Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • 5.25 Miles West Of Fairplay (Lat: 39.216389 Lon: -106.086694), Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN399
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: William H JohnsonRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Cindy Phillips, 812 Narrow Gauge Road (Lat: 38.994889 Lon: -105.963111), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Commnet Four Corners, Cphillips@commnetwireless.Com, , Castl-e Rock, Phone: (720) 733-7854
  • Cindy Phillips, 21455 Hwy 285 (Lat: 39.209333 Lon: -105.996556), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: Commnet Four Corners, Cphillips@commnetwireless.Com, , Castl-e Rock, Phone: (720) 733-7854
  • Cindy Phillips, 812 Narrow Gauge Road (Lat: 38.994889 Lon: -105.963111), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Commnet Four Corners, Cphillips@commnetwireless.Com, , Castl-e Rock, Phone: (720) 733-7854
  • Cindy Phillips, 21455 Hwy 285 (Lat: 39.209333 Lon: -105.996556), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: Commnet Four Corners, Cphillips@commnetwireless.Com, , Castl-e Rock, Phone: (720) 733-7854

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Beaver Ridge 2 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.242778 Lon: -106.020306), Call Sign: WNFX781,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.265 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2011, Expiration Date: 02/28/2021, Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7982, Email:
  • Park County Sheriffs Office (Lat: 39.223333 Lon: -105.999472), Call Sign: KNEA910,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.695 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 154.935 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7982, Email:
  • Mcnamara Mercy Hosp 830 Castillo (Lat: 39.228056 Lon: -105.987250), Call Sign: KIB449, Licensee ID: L00310829,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/1997, Expiration Date: 06/23/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2002, Registrant: County Of Park, Fairplay, CO 80440
  • Beaver Ridge 2km Nw (Lat: 39.242778 Lon: -106.020306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQKA566,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.085 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2019, Expiration Date: 03/06/2029, Certifier: Fred W Wegener, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • SOUTH PARK HIGH SCHL, Lat: 39.224306 Lon: -105.998722, Call Sign: WQRW340,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.400 MHz, 456.975 MHz, 457.400 MHz, 457.812 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2013, Expiration Date: 08/05/2023, Certifier: Monte Gore, Registrant: Qds Communications, 15552 E. Fremont Drive Suite A101, Centennial, CO 80112, Phone: (970) 566-0036, Email:
  • Lat: 39.224667 Lon: -105.999056, Call Sign: WRBQ458,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.425 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2018, Expiration Date: 05/21/2028, Certifier: Joe Torrez, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairplay)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 12760 , Serial Number: 17262235, Year manufactured: 1973, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Jason C Paprocki, Po Box 182, Fairplay, CO 80440
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35B (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 185T , Serial Number: D-9672, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/21/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 03/09/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Darlow, 326 Canthook Ln, Fairplay, CO 80440
  • Aircraft: HUNDLEY RICHARD C KOLB MARK III (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 350RH , Serial Number: MT99-4-00013, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 10/13/2009
    Registrant (Individual): James F Attaway, Po Box 106, Fairplay, CO 80440
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/13/2018

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 21 took place in 2011, and the least - 8 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fairplay, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.7%), and Outside Fires (41.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fairplay, CO
    • 7942.7%Structure Fires
    • 7641.1%Outside Fires
    • 2010.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 105.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairplay, CO
Most common first names in Fairplay, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John579.4 years
William574.2 years
George471.2 years
James382.1 years
Frank377.3 years
Fred373.7 years
Harold374.0 years
Robert390.4 years
Joseph274.5 years
Albert276.0 years
Most common last names in Fairplay, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Palmer475.0 years
Swanson482.2 years
King353.4 years
Office380.3 years
Harris271.0 years
Gardner286.1 years
Bell287.9 years
Johnson255.0 years
Kintz258.5 years
Hoffman298.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fairplay, CO
  • 38.5%Utility gas
  • 34.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.0%Wood
  • 4.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fairplay, CO
  • 29.0%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 18.8%Wood


Fairplay compared to Colorado state average:

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

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  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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