Glade Park-Gateway, Colorado

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in July 2007: 2,329.
Males: 1,160  (49.8%)
Females: 1,169  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Colorado median age:  34.3 years

Zip code: 81523

Estimated median household income in 2013: $62,648 (it was $48,088 in 2000)
Glade Park-Gateway:

$62,648
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,962 (it was $20,142 in 2000)

Glade Park-Gateway CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $290,283 (it was $161,300 in 2000)
Glade Park-Gateway:

$290,283
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $228,853; Detached houses: $248,027; Townhouses or other attached units: $171,464; In 2-unit structures: $122,888; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,132; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,656; Mobile homes: $64,398; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $59,897
  • Races in Glade Park-Gateway, CO (2000)

    Glade Park-Gateway races chart
    • 1,83092.5%White alone
    • 854.3%Hispanic
    • 271.4%Two or more races
    • 211.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 60.3%Other race alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Black alone

Races in Glade Park-Gateway detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Glade Park-Gateway: 102.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1463.6 square miles.

Population density: 1.6 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Glade Park-Gateway:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glade Park-Gateway CCD:

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 71.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Glade Park-Gateway CCD:  0.7% ($1,177)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (182.4 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (205.0 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (412.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Redlands, CO (4.1 miles ), Orchard Mesa, CO (4.3 miles ), Grand Junction, CO (4.4 miles ), Fruita, CO (4.6 miles ), Clifton, CO (4.7 miles ), Fruitvale, CO (4.7 miles ), Loma, CO (4.9 miles ), Whitewater-Kahnah Creek, CO (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 38.85 N, Longitude: 108.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Glade Park-Gateway: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Glade Park-Gateway, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Glade Park-Gateway, Colorado average temperatures Glade Park-Gateway, Colorado average precipitation Glade Park-Gateway, Colorado humidity Glade Park-Gateway, Colorado wind speed Glade Park-Gateway, Colorado snowfall Glade Park-Gateway, Colorado sunshine Glade Park-Gateway, Colorado clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Glade Park-Gateway-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 274% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 478.9 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) earthquake occurred 445.9 miles away from Glade Park-Gateway center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 539.0 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
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 293.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 520.5 miles away from Glade Park-Gateway center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 503.9 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 Mesa County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Amtrak station near Glade Park-Gateway:

  • 18 miles: GRAND JUNCTION (339 S. 1ST ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glade Park-Gateway:

  • Colorado Mesa University (about 20 miles; Grand Junction, CO; Full-time enrollment: 7,671)
  • Colorado Mountain College (about 91 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 102 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 120 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • San Juan College (about 148 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Snow College (about 156 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 183 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)

Click to draw/clear place borders

Notable locations in Glade Park-Gateway: Two V Ranch (A), Hay Press Campground (B), Fruita Picnic Area (C), Tenderfoot Camp (D), Cold Springs Ranger Station (E), Black Camp (F), Big Creek Ranch (G), Divide Forks Campground (H), Carson Hole Picnic Area (I), Dominguez Campground (J), Winter Camp (K), Escalante Forks (L), Leslie Homestead (M), Parrish Homestead (N), Red Canyon Overlook (O), Devils Kitchen Picnic Area (P), Highland View Overlook (Q), Coke Ovens Overlook (R), Book Cliff View (S), Grand View (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Glade Park-Gateway: Wayside Chaple (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Glade Park Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Big Pond (A), Rim Pond (B), Middle Pond (C), Far Pond (D), Little Bear Lake (E), The Lake (F), Campbell Lake (G), Love Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wilderness Creek (A), East Fork Escalante Creek (B), Points Creek (C), Middle Fork Escalante Creek (D), Kelso Creek (E), Garvey Branch (F), Beaver Dam Branch North Fork Mesa Creek (G), Barklay Creek (H), U C Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Glade Park-Gateway: Colorado National Monument (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 49.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 45.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.44
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0120. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0120
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.9%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.5%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.4%
Whole state:

4.1%
14 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Colorado average:

11.8

Glade Park-Gateway travel time to work - commute Glade Park-Gateway mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Glade Park-Gateway CCD (based on Mesa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,05491
Other10,59330
Catholic7,9395
Mainline Protestant7,06221
Orthodox801
None95,995-
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: 22
Mesa County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Mesa County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Mesa County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 101
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mesa County:

19.9%
Colorado:

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

11.1%
State:

9.6%

5.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,582 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($360 average AGI)
Mesa County:

0.03%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Garfield County, CO  0.37% ($43,131 average AGI)
from Delta County, CO  0.25% ($30,644)
from Montrose County, CO  0.23% ($28,017)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($308 average AGI)
Mesa County:

0.05%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  0.24% ($44,767 average AGI)
to Garfield County, CO  0.24% ($42,773)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.20% ($36,981)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glade Park-Gateway:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KEXO (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTMM (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glade Park-Gateway:

  • KEKB (99.9 FM; FRUITA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMXY (104.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBKL (107.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMGJ (93.1 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M.B.C. GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMOZ-FM (100.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING INC)
  • KMSA (91.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MESA STATE COLLEGE)
  • KPRN (89.5 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC.)
  • KLFV (90.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAFM (88.1 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: GRAND VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO CO, INC)
  • KZKS-FM1 (105.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KJYE (92.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKNN (95.1 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCYN (97.1 FM; MOAB, UT; Owner: MOAB COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSTR-FM (96.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: LEGGETT BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KPRU (103.3 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)

TV broadcast stations around Glade Park-Gateway:

  • KREX-TV (Channel 5; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KKCO (Channel 11; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: EAGLE III BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K25FZ (Channel 25; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Solar energy (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Glade Park-Gateway 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Glade Park-Gateway on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
Cost of Living Calculator