Genoa, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 140 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -33.6%
Males: 64  (46.1%)
Females: 76  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 80818.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,671 (it was $27,375 in 2000)
Genoa:

$44,671
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,405 (it was $12,443 in 2000)

Genoa town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $50,096 (it was $36,700 in 2000)
Genoa:

$50,096
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $81,287; Detached houses: $104,311; Mobile homes: $13,715
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  • Races in Genoa, CO (2010)

    Genoa races chart
    • 12489.2%White alone
    • 85.8%Hispanic
    • 53.6%Black alone
    • 21.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Genoa: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.0%), Irish (23.2%), English (10.7%), Norwegian (10.7%), French (8.0%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 7/27/1905

Elevation: 5594 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 393 people per square mile   (very low).

Genoa,CO real estate house value index trend

Genoa, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Genoa:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Genoa town:

  • Never married: 9.6%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 17.3%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $334 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $195 (0.4%)

Genoa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Aurora, CO (74.9 miles , pop. 297,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (584.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hugo, CO (3.2 miles ), Limon, CO (3.2 miles ), Arriba, CO (3.5 miles ), Flagler, CO (4.8 miles ), Agate, CO (5.1 miles ), Simla, CO (5.7 miles ), Seibert, CO (5.8 miles) , Linden, CO (5.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.28 N, Longitude: 103.50 W

Area code: 719

Genoa household income distribution Genoa home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+26.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (26%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (41%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Genoa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Genoa, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Genoa-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Genoa town center caused $4 million in damages.

On 6/6/1990, a category F3 tornado 9.7 miles away from the town center injured 14 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Genoa-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 33% 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 241.3 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 177.0 miles away from Genoa center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 159.6 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 626.6 miles away from Genoa center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Genoa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Genoa:

  • LINCOLN COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HUGO, CO)
  • LINCOLN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL/NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HUGO, CO)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LIMON, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Genoa:

  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 75 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 8,700)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 76 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 77 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Jones International University (about 77 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 77 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 77 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 5,088)
  • Colorado College (about 78 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)

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Notable location: Genoa Rural Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Genoa: Christ Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Tower Museum & Antiques (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 30121 Frontage Road).

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.7%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Colorado average:

11.4

Genoa travel time to work - commute Genoa mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Genoa town (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9406
Evangelical Protestant70414
Catholic4442
Other2103
None3,169-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Lincoln County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

13.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

13.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

22.0%
Colorado:

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

4.7%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Genoa:

30.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

15.3%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Genoa:

10.8%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.4
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

45.5%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Genoa:

53.4%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

87.2%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Genoa, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$120
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$60
Streets and Highways 1$650$7,8000$0
Water Supply 1$1,800$21,6000$0
Totals for Government 2$2,450$14,7002$180

7.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
Colorado average:

9.68%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, CO  0.93% ($34,000 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  0.68% ($36,000)


8.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Colorado average:

9.12%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Weld County, CO  0.67% ($21,364 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Genoa:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, 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)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Genoa:

  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)
  • K220IK (91.9 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBRU-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYZX (103.9 FM; PUEBLO WEST, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO B/CASTRS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Genoa:

  • K63AJ (Channel 63; FLAGLER-SEIBERT, CO; Owner: KIT CARSON COUNTY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Genoa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 9 Mi N 1 Mi E (Lat: 39.409722 Lon: -103.469944), Call Sign: KNAH421
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.895 MHzGrant Date: 12/07/2005, Expiration Date: 02/25/2016, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2010Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 15 Mi N & 1 1/2 Mi E I70at Genoa Exit (Lat: 39.458333 Lon: -103.458833), Call Sign: KNDA294, Licensee ID: L00514676
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.925 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/2002, Expiration Date: 06/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2012Registrant: Leroy A Johnson, 32075 County Road 3v, Genoa, CO 80818, Phone: (719) 763-2334
  • 9 Mi N 4 Mi E 1 Mi S & 1/2 W (Lat: 39.400000 Lon: -103.433833), Call Sign: KNHA811, Licensee ID: L00701025
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHzGrant Date: 07/11/2003, Expiration Date: 07/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2013Registrant: Andersen, Donald J:andersen, Robert J, Hcr 66 Box 27f, Genoa, CO 80818
  • 11 Mi N 1 Mi E (Lat: 39.476389 Lon: -103.436611), Call Sign: KYZ891
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHzGrant Date: 04/19/2005, Expiration Date: 05/15/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2015Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 6 Mi N 3 Mi W 1.5 Mi N (Lat: 39.365833 Lon: -103.638556), Call Sign: KZC360
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.035 MHzGrant Date: 12/08/2010, Expiration Date: 02/21/2021Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • City Water Tower W Edge Town (Lat: 39.278333 Lon: -103.501056), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KSE412, Licensee ID: L00006568
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.525 MHzGrant Date: 08/30/1996, Expiration Date: 08/30/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/20/2001Registrant: Utilicorp United Inc, 20 W 9th 5th Floor, Kansas City, MO 64105, Phone: (719) 775-2339
  • GENOA, City Water Tower W. Edge (Lat: 39.278333 Lon: -103.501056), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: KWQ550
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.025 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/2015, Expiration Date: 05/02/2025, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: Stone Communications LLC, 422 Main Ave., Flagler, CO 80815, Phone: (719) 765-4481, Fax: (719) 765-4481, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GENOA, 52706 County Rd 109 (Lat: 39.268917 Lon: -103.490417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQMQ214
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 10/19/2020, Certifier: Jeff KisnerRegistrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, 1300 North 17th Street, 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (703) 812-0442, Fax: (703) 812-0486, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • City Water Tower (Lat: 39.278306 Lon: -103.501056), Call Sign: KNKD300
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2004Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4124, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • City Water Tower (Lat: 39.278306 Lon: -103.501056), Call Sign: WQZ957
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.210 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4124, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Genoa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CHRISTEN INDUSTRIES INC A-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9616A , Serial Number: 1170, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 12/26/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald J Boyd, 31901 County Road 3u, Genoa, CO 80818
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 8GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 999EF , Serial Number: 431-2001
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald J Boyd, 31901 County Road 3u, Genoa, CO 80818

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

GENOA TOWN OF (Population served: 139, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In JAN-01-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-23-2011 to NOV-07-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
Most common first names in Genoa, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James565.6 years
Grace387.0 years
Carl369.3 years
Donald374.7 years
Charles370.1 years
Mary381.4 years
Roy386.0 years
Ralph381.0 years
Walter378.7 years
William359.7 years
Most common last names in Genoa, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Andersen1075.9 years
Johnson778.9 years
Martin686.2 years
Ewing580.6 years
Landaker492.0 years
Larson471.2 years
Howe376.0 years
Hill371.4 years
Flook381.7 years
Link373.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Genoa compared to Colorado state average:

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