Federal Heights, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 12,744 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 
Males: 6,259  (49.1%)
Females: 6,485  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

33.1 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80260.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,439 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Federal Heights:

$47,439
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,397 (it was $16,801 in 2000)

Federal Heights city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,104 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Federal Heights:

$90,104
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $305,570; detached houses: $337,597; townhouses or other attached units: $263,297; in 2-unit structures: $204,882; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $152,004; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $250,461; mobile homes: $37,817

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,144.

March 2019 cost of living index in Federal Heights: 106.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.7%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.0% for Black residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.5% for American Indian residents, 26.8% for other race residents, 14.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Federal Heights, CO (2017)
    • 7,48858.7%Hispanic
    • 4,44834.9%White alone
    • 5424.2%Asian alone
    • 2361.8%Black alone
    • 870.7%American Indian alone
    • 890.7%Two or more races
    • 40.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Federal Heights, Colorado as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Federal Heights is 665 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Federal Heights by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
1
(7.9)
2
(15.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
20
(167.0)
10
(83.8)
12
(102.6)
12
(103.3)
10
(85.5)
14
(115.6)
12
(102.9)
19
(159.9)
17
(142.9)
8
(66.1)
18
(145.7)
11
(87.6)
9
(71.3)
9
(69.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
16
(133.6)
11
(92.2)
19
(162.4)
11
(94.7)
8
(68.4)
10
(82.5)
17
(145.7)
11
(92.5)
8
(67.3)
17
(140.5)
12
(97.2)
18
(143.3)
12
(95.1)
12
(92.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
42
(350.8)
11
(92.2)
24
(205.2)
27
(232.4)
39
(333.5)
33
(272.4)
24
(205.7)
50
(420.7)
30
(252.2)
28
(231.5)
32
(259.1)
51
(406.0)
55
(435.7)
63
(487.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
105
(877.0)
84
(704.3)
53
(453.1)
82
(705.7)
91
(778.1)
70
(577.8)
59
(505.7)
86
(723.5)
81
(681.0)
92
(760.6)
N/A84
(668.6)
63
(499.0)
65
(502.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
390
(3,257)
500
(4,192)
333
(2,847)
418
(3,597)
456
(3,899)
370
(3,054)
394
(3,377)
508
(4,274)
476
(4,002)
461
(3,811)
450
(3,643)
467
(3,717)
346
(2,741)
373
(2,885)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
127
(1,061)
79
(662.4)
78
(666.8)
63
(542.2)
69
(590.0)
36
(297.2)
58
(497.1)
73
(614.2)
71
(596.9)
81
(669.6)
135
(1,093)
167
(1,329)
132
(1,046)
116
(897.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(16.7)
7
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
7
(57.8)
5
(42.9)
2
(16.8)
2
(16.8)
6
(49.6)
2
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.8)
3
(23.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)520.4383.2370.8394.1413.3374.6377.4527.3440.5400.6482.9512.0416.7434.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Federal Heights, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 38 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Colorado average:

2.17
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Federal Heights, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (6.8%), Irish (3.4%), American (3.0%), English (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5535 feet

Land area: 1.80 square miles.

Population density: 7,099 people per square mile   (high).

Federal Heights, Colorado map

3,098 residents are foreign born (21.2% Latin America, 3.8% Asia).

This city:

24.3%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $781 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $223 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Adams, CO (1.3 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (587.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

West Adams, CO (1.2 miles ),
Shaw Heights, CO (1.2 miles ),
Sherrelwood, CO (1.4 miles ),
Westminster, CO (1.5 miles ),
Northglenn, CO (1.7 miles ),
Welby, CO (1.7 miles ),
Twin Lakes, CO (1.7 miles ),
Thornton, CO (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.87 N, Longitude: 105.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,899 (-30.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 446 (6.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Federal Heights, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Federal Heights, CO in 2017
Federal Heights satellite photo by USGS

Federal Heights tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Colorado:

3.0%
Historical population in Federal Heights, CO
Historical housing units in Federal Heights, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +2,685 (+28.6%).
Most common industries in Federal Heights, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Federal Heights, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)

Average climate in Federal Heights, Colorado

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Federal Heights, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 104. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.317. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.317
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.801. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.801
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.02
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00502. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00502
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Federal Heights-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Federal Heights city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Federal Heights-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 82% 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 177.3 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 537.2 miles away from Federal Heights 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 416.9 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 204.2 miles away from Federal Heights 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 268.4 miles away from Federal Heights 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 368.8 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 Adams County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Federal Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Federal Heights:

  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST ANTHONY NORTH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; WESTMINSTER, CO)
  • PREFERRED HOME CARE PROVIDERS (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WESTMINSTER, CO)
  • THORNTON DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; THORNTON, CO)
  • KIDNEY CENTER OF WESTMINSTER (ARA) (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WESTMINSTER, CO)
  • COLUMBIA NORTH SUBURBAN REHAB HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; THORNTON, CO)
  • NORTH SUBURBAN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; THORNTON, CO)
  • ALPINE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; THORNTON, CO)

Amtrak stations near Federal Heights:

  • 8 miles: DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: DENVER INTERNATIONAL AP'T (DENVER, DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: BOULDER (4401 N. BROADWAY) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Federal Heights:

  • Front Range Community College (about 3 miles; Westminster, CO; Full-time enrollment: 14,756)
  • Regis University (about 6 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 9 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,727)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (about 9 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 17,242)
  • Community College of Denver (about 9 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (about 9 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 12 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)

Public high school in Federal Heights:

Public elementary/middle schools in Federal Heights:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Federal Heights: Water World (A), Federal Heights Fire Department (B), Federal Heights Police Department (C), Federal Heights Municipal Court (D), Southwest Adams County Fire Rescue Station 12 (E), Federal Heights City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Federal Heights Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Federal Heights include: Thrive Church Federal Heights Campus (A), Harvest Worship Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Federal Heights include: Carmenisch Park (1), Ruston Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Adams 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 Federal Heights that have no violations reported:

  • FEDERAL HEIGHTS CITY OF (Population served: 11,102, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • DENVER CASCADE MHP (Population served: 1,200, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • LAMPLIGHTER MHP (Population served: 651, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.1%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Federal Heights (2011 data):

  • North Valley Bank: Federal Heights Branch at 8410 Umitilla St, branch established on 2007/04/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $131.2 mil, Deposits: $114.9 mil, headquarters in Thornton, CO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Investment Company

For population 15 years and over in Federal Heights:

Marital status in Federal Heights, CO
  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Federal Heights:

  • High school or higher: 69.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Federal Heights, CO (based on Adams County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic70,59811
Evangelical Protestant34,568159
Other17,15738
Mainline Protestant7,13333
Black Protestant1952
Orthodox-1
None311,952-
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: 49
This county:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Adams County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 104
Adams County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 196
Adams County:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

6.8%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

24.3%
Colorado:

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

10.0%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Federal Heights:

42.3%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Federal Heights:

22.0%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.4%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Federal Heights:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Federal Heights:

30.5%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

53.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.4%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Federal Heights, 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 24$125,184$62,5920$0
Firefighters 16$66,670$50,0031$1,751
Police - Other 11$35,136$38,3302$3,100
Streets and Highways 7$30,859$52,9010$0
Financial Administration 6$29,386$58,7721$2,872
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$32,831$65,6620$0
Water Supply 3$13,477$53,9080$0
Other Government Administration 3$16,583$66,3321$2,852
Sewerage 2$7,271$43,6260$0
Other and Unallocable 2$9,097$54,5820$0
Judicial and Legal 2$7,142$42,8521$1,827
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 82$373,636$54,6786$12,402

Federal Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $483,000 ($37.90)
    Sewerage: $364,000 ($28.56)
    Water Utilities: $276,000 ($21.66)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,599,000 ($203.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,393,000 ($109.31)
    Central Staff Services: $1,340,000 ($105.15)
    General Public Buildings: $963,000 ($75.56)
    Water Utilities: $337,000 ($26.44)
    Financial Administration: $314,000 ($24.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $212,000 ($16.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000 ($13.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $125,000 ($9.81)
    Sewerage: $122,000 ($9.57)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($0.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $281,000 ($22.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $1,491,000 ($117.00)
    Other - Sewerage: $664,000 ($52.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $236,000 ($18.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000 ($4.71)
    General Public Building: $57,000 ($4.47)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($3.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,692,000 ($368.17)

Federal Heights government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,194,000 ($93.69)
    Other: $365,000 ($28.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $130,000 ($10.20)
    Other: $37,000 ($2.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,382,000 ($108.44)
    Highways: $215,000 ($16.87)
    Other: $175,000 ($13.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $773,000 ($60.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $669,000 ($52.50)
    Interest Earnings: $375,000 ($29.43)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.39)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,981,000 ($155.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $221,000 ($17.34)
    Other: $62,000 ($4.87)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,001,000 ($392.42)
    Property: $1,411,000 ($110.72)
    Amusements Sales: $466,000 ($36.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $373,000 ($29.27)
    Other License: $110,000 ($8.63)
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000 ($2.51)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $24,000 ($1.88)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000 ($0.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($0.39)

Federal Heights government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,000,000 ($313.87)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,000,000 ($313.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000 ($35.31)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $385,000 ($30.21)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $82,000 ($6.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,000 ($1.33)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,609,000 ($126.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,076,000 ($790.65)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000,000 ($313.87)

11.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.56%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($95 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.03%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Denver County, CO  2.38% ($44,025 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  1.98% ($49,978)
from Arapahoe County, CO  1.52% ($42,744)


10.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,065 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.57%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($134 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  1.76% ($41,055 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, CO  1.65% ($52,727)
to Arapahoe County, CO  1.43% ($42,461)
Businesses in Federal Heights, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1GNC1
Advance Auto Parts1Jimmy John's1
AutoZone2Kroger1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Burger King1Panda Express1
Chick-Fil-A1SONIC Drive-In1
Chipotle1Safeway1
Cricket Wireless3Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Discount Tire1Vons1
Domino's Pizza1Walgreens2
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Federal Heights:

  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJME (1390 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JO-MOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKFN (950 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Federal Heights:

  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Federal Heights:

  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • K47IH (Channel 47; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • KDVT-LP (Channel 36; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K44CT (Channel 44; BOULDER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCEC (Channel 50; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Federal Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Federal Heights)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 10160 Federal Blvd (Lat: 39.879972 Lon: -105.024139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 23 m, Call Sign: WPIE938, Licensee ID: L00008919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.612 MHz, Grant Date: 12/27/2000, Expiration Date: 08/28/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2001, Registrant: Paging Network Of America, Inc., 1500 International Pkwy, Ste 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (303) 721-7800

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Ne Of Int 100th Ave & Federal (Lat: 39.879972 Lon: -105.024139), Call Sign: KTC803, Licensee ID: L00474586,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.575 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/1998, Expiration Date: 03/10/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2003, Registrant: City Of Federal Heights, 2380 W 90th Ave, Federal Heights, CO 80221
  • 2380 W 90th Ave (Lat: 39.859972 Lon: -105.019139), Call Sign: KZV228, Licensee ID: L00474586,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.100 MHz, 460.425 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2002, Expiration Date: 09/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2012, Registrant: City Of Federal Heights, 2380 W 90th Ave, Federal Heights, CO 80221, Phone: (303) 428-8538
  • 9030 N Federal Blvd (Lat: 39.860250 Lon: -105.024139), Type: Pole, Structure height: 51 m, Call Sign: WPGQ691,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.350 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2014, Expiration Date: 02/27/2025, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • 2380 W 90th Ave (Lat: 39.859972 Lon: -105.019139), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WQCC867,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHz, 453.575 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2015, Expiration Date: 02/01/2025, Certifier: Laura R Kautz, Registrant: City Of Federal Heights, 2380 W 90th Ave, Federal Heights, CO 80260, Phone: (303) 428-8833, Fax: (303) 428-4720, Email:
  • Lat: 39.858083 Lon: -105.021444, Call Sign: WQPH359,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.762 MHz, 467.850 MHz, 467.925 MHz, 467.900 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2012, Expiration Date: 05/17/2022, Certifier: Robert Owens, Registrant: Fit, 1565 Oak Street, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:
  • PINNACLE, Lat: 39.850278 Lon: -104.997861, Call Sign: WQVA647,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.100 MHz, 467.050 MHz, 469.425 MHz, 466.575 MHz, 468.825 MHz, 469.150 MHz, 466.225 MHz, 467.275 MHz, 469.800 MHz, 466.712 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2014, Expiration Date: 12/09/2024, Certifier: Brian Martinez, Registrant: Radio Resource Inc., 12701 W. 42nd Ave., Wheat Ridge, CO 80033, Phone: (303) 987-1545, Fax: (303) 980-9897, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (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:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Federal Heights)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED44$125,04960$62,92841$140,4094$12,4238$98,77654$60,173
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$97,73024$60,1939$128,1420$01$125,86026$61,041
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$109,26217$48,72733$114,35310$7,9882$110,15527$33,327
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$144,7206$60,95217$126,5861$104,4304$65,9083$80,220
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$09$128,7080$01$118,0001$25,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0093.16 , 0093.18, 0093.19, 0093.20, 0093.21

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,3901$140,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$115,8050$01$56,9400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$75,6900$01$75,690
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$34,9300$01$34,9300$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0093.16 , 0093.18, 0093.19, 0093.20, 0093.21

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Federal Heights, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Federal Heights, CO - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 42. The highest number of reported fires - 53 took place in 2002, and the least - 15 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Federal Heights, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.4%), and Outside Fires (27.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Federal Heights, CO
    • 37052.4%Structure Fires
    • 19427.5%Outside Fires
    • 9213.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 507.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Federal Heights, CO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Federal Heights, CO
  • 87.6%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Federal Heights, CO
  • 65.4%Utility gas
  • 34.1%Electricity
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Federal Heights compared to Colorado state average:

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

Federal Heights on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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