Granada, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 501 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.7%
 
Males: 259  (51.8%)
Females: 242  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81041.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,934 (it was $26,042 in 2000)
Granada:

$28,934
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,998 (it was $10,561 in 2000)

Granada town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,194 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
Granada:

$50,194
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $50,715; Detached houses: $61,494; Townhouses or other attached units: $66,842; Mobile homes: $19,768

Median gross rent in 2012: $602.

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Granada races chart
  • Hispanic - 365 (70.6%)
  • White alone - 148 (28.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Granada: 89.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (7.1%), German (6.1%), United States (3.6%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 7/25/1887

Elevation: 3484 feet

Land area: 0.72 square miles.

Population density: 696 people per square mile   (low).

Granada,CO real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Granada:

  • High school or higher: 64.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Granada town:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

120 residents are foreign born

This town:  20.9%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Granada, Colorado as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Granada to the number of sex offenders is 169 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $355 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $300 (0.6%)

Granada satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (126.4 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (145.3 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (478.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hartman, CO (2.5 miles) , Holly, CO (3.2 miles ), Coolidge, KS (4.1 miles) , Two Butte Creek, CO (4.1 miles ), Lamar, CO (4.1 miles ), Wiley, CO (4.8 miles ), Brandon, CO (5.2 miles) , Sheridan Lake, CO (5.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.06 N, Longitude: 102.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Granada household income distribution Granada home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +121 (+23.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

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

Average climate in Granada, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Granada-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Granada town center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused $4 million in damages.

On 5/29/2001, a category F3 tornado 18.5 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Granada-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 156.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.1 miles away from Granada 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) earthquake occurred 157.6 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 141.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 345.3 miles away from Granada center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.6 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 Prowers County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Raymond O. Barton - General.

Hospitals and medical centers near Granada:

  • HOLLY NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HOLLY, CO)

Amtrak station near Granada:

  • 17 miles: LAMAR (MAIN & BEECH STS.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Granada:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 125 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 128 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 143 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 147 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado College (about 147 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 149 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 149 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)

Public high school in Granada:

Public elementary/middle school in Granada:

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

Prowers 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 2012 was 51.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

20.2

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

GRANADA TOWN OF (Population served: 640, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2010), St Boil Water Order (MAY-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2010)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2010)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.2%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.3%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
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

Granada compared to Colorado state average:

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

Banks with branches in Granada (2011 data):

  • Colorado East Bank & Trust: Granada Branch at 108 East Goff Street, branch established on 1915/01/01. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Granada town (based on Prowers County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.83%
Here: 55.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents43.4%11.6%9.6%7.6%3.1%
Congregations7.9%13.2%5.3%5.3%2.6%
NameChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.0%2.3%2.0%2.0%15.3%
Congregations13.2%2.6%5.3%7.9%36.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Prowers County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Prowers County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.9%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Prowers County:

20.1%
Colorado:

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

16.4%
State:

9.6%
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 1$4,107$49,2841$2,462
Police Protection - Officers 2$10,787$64,7220$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,807
Other and Unallocable 1$5,473$65,6761$2,103
Totals for Government 4$20,367$61,1013$6,372

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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  0.64% ($30,846 average AGI)
from Pueblo County, CO  0.42% ($19,882)
from Bent County, CO  0.29% ($31,417)


6.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
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 El Paso County, CO  0.68% ($28,107 average AGI)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.44% ($30,389)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.34% ($27,786)

Strongest AM radio stations in Granada:

  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Granada:

  • KSNZ (93.3 FM; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • K211EI (90.1 FM; LAMAR, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K207BI (89.3 FM; LAMAR, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K203BW (88.5 FM; HOLLY, CO; Owner: SOLID ROCK RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Granada:

  • K53AA (Channel 53; LAMAR, CO; Owner: PROWERS COUNTY)
  • K55AK (Channel 55; LAMAR, CO; Owner: PROWERS COUNTY)
  • K57AG (Channel 57; LAMAR, CO; Owner: PROWERS COUNTY)
  • K59AH (Channel 59; LAMAR, CO; Owner: PROWERS COUNTY)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $2,800,000
Total average daily traffic: 970
Total average daily truck traffic: 126
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 1,310

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Frank DiRico, Off Route 25 (Lat: 38.044306 Lon: -102.305500), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, 40 LONE STREET
  • Frank DiRico, Off Route 25 (Lat: 38.044306 Lon: -102.305500), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, 40 LONE STREET

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • COGRAN001, Off Route 25 (Lat: 38.044306 Lon: -102.305500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQLQ427
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2010, Expiration Date: 03/29/2020, Certifier: John Curtis
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Granada, Off Route 25 (Lat: 38.044306 Lon: -102.305500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQNB857
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Frank Dirico
    Registrant: Industrial Tower And Wireless, LLC, 40 Lone Street, Marshfield, MA 02050, Phone: (781) 319-1011, Fax: (781) 837-4000, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Granada

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Granada, CO
Most common first names in Granada, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James776.2 years
Betty371.0 years
Charles367.3 years
George375.3 years
John382.4 years
Roy369.0 years
William391.3 years
Herman279.5 years
Fred274.5 years
Evelyn273.0 years
Most common last names in Granada, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Duvall563.6 years
Nelson567.0 years
Martinez462.2 years
Venturi477.2 years
Bond473.3 years
Dawson474.5 years
Campos383.0 years
Ortiz373.9 years
Hickman374.7 years
Martin386.7 years

Granada on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Hispanic residents"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations:"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Mining"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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