Grand Junction, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 62,475 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +48.8%
Males: 30,715  (49.2%)
Females: 31,760  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81501, 81503, 81505, 81506.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,754 (it was $33,152 in 2000)
Grand Junction:

$48,754
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,915 (it was $19,692 in 2000)

Grand Junction city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $226,798 (it was $114,000 in 2000)
Grand Junction:

$226,798
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $293,331; detached houses: $319,702; townhouses or other attached units: $251,728; in 2-unit structures: $470,287; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $41,538; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $103,437; mobile homes: $45,355

Median gross rent in 2017: $919.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grand Junction: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.9%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.9% for Black residents, 30.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.6% for American Indian residents, 42.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.8% for other race residents, 31.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Grand Junction, CO (2017)
    • 48,34777.9%White alone
    • 10,79117.4%Hispanic
    • 9421.5%Asian alone
    • 8461.4%Two or more races
    • 6191.0%Black alone
    • 3920.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 3380.5%American Indian alone
    • 340.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 357 registered sex offenders living in Grand Junction, Colorado as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grand Junction is 172 to 1.


Crime rates in Grand Junction by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
5
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.4)
2
(3.4)
2
(3.4)
2
(3.3)
1
(1.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(6.6)
2
(3.2)
3
(4.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(50.8)
37
(80.2)
36
(76.2)
46
(94.1)
39
(77.7)
42
(71.2)
74
(124.2)
52
(87.4)
63
(104.7)
64
(106.7)
66
(109.1)
63
(103.9)
71
(113.9)
57
(90.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
32
(70.6)
39
(84.5)
31
(65.6)
29
(59.3)
49
(97.6)
28
(47.4)
37
(62.1)
29
(48.7)
48
(79.8)
42
(70.0)
26
(43.0)
35
(57.7)
25
(40.1)
17
(27.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
244
(538.5)
209
(452.8)
223
(472.1)
208
(425.6)
142
(282.9)
134
(227.0)
144
(241.7)
169
(284.0)
149
(247.6)
179
(298.5)
165
(272.7)
212
(349.7)
263
(421.8)
198
(314.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
542
(1,196)
440
(953.3)
327
(692.3)
365
(746.9)
377
(751.1)
333
(564.1)
379
(636.1)
308
(517.5)
298
(495.3)
265
(441.9)
334
(552.0)
362
(597.1)
356
(571.0)
291
(462.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,583
(5,700)
2,176
(4,715)
2,033
(4,304)
1,960
(4,011)
2,120
(4,224)
1,734
(2,938)
2,070
(3,474)
2,295
(3,856)
2,141
(3,558)
2,164
(3,608)
2,191
(3,621)
2,537
(4,185)
2,324
(3,727)
2,282
(3,624)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
235
(518.6)
234
(507.0)
172
(364.1)
176
(360.1)
141
(280.9)
100
(169.4)
139
(233.3)
130
(218.4)
113
(187.8)
101
(168.4)
148
(244.6)
161
(265.6)
169
(271.0)
160
(254.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
21
(46.3)
26
(56.3)
35
(74.1)
51
(104.4)
22
(43.8)
9
(15.2)
24
(40.3)
18
(30.2)
26
(43.2)
21
(35.0)
17
(28.1)
15
(24.7)
32
(51.3)
22
(34.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)522.7488.9424.8440.2392.0293.9375.2356.0355.9358.2357.7414.0404.6350.5

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City-data.com crime index in Grand Junction, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 182 (104 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (17.3%), American (9.6%), English (8.9%), Irish (5.6%), Italian (3.0%), Norwegian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4597 feet

Land area: 30.8 square miles.

Population density: 2,027 people per square mile   (low).

Grand Junction, Colorado map

2,660 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

4.3%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,040 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $927 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (183.7 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (190.1 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (431.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Orchard Mesa, CO (1.8 miles ),
Fruitvale, CO (2.1 miles ),
Redlands, CO (2.1 miles ),
Clifton, CO (2.3 miles ),
Fruita, CO (3.2 miles ),
Palisade, CO (3.3 miles ),
Whitewater-Kahnah Creek, CO (3.4 miles ),
Loma, CO (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.08 N, Longitude: 108.56 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Colorado's Wine Country

Daytime population change due to commuting: +26,521 (+42.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 25,324 (91.2%)

Area code: 970

Distribution of median household income in Grand Junction, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Grand Junction, CO in 2017
Grand Junction satellite photo by USGS

Grand Junction tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Colorado:

3.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Grand Junction, CO
Historical housing units in Grand Junction, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +7,316 (+21.1%).
Most common industries in Grand Junction, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Grand Junction, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)

Average climate in Grand Junction, Colorado

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Grand Junction, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.6. This is about average.

City:

62.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 37.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.98
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0114. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0114
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Grand Junction-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 259% 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 485.0 miles away from Grand Junction center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 439.1 miles away from the city 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 288.9 miles away from the city center
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 556.9 miles away from Grand Junction 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 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 538.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 514.7 miles away from Grand Junction 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 (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grand Junction topographic map

Hospitals in Grand Junction:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2021 N 12TH ST)
  • GRAND JUNCTION VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, provides emergency services, 2121 N. AVENUE)
  • GRAND VALLEY SURGICAL CTR (710 WELLINGTON AVE SUITE 21)
  • HILLTOP HOSPICE (2721 NORTH 12TH ST STE 4)
  • HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF WESTERN COLORADO GR (2754 COMPASS DRIVE SUITE 377)
  • ST MARYS HOME CARE SERVICES (744 HORIZON COURT SUITE 320)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 2635 N 7TH STREET)

Nursing Homes in Grand Junction:

  • EAGLE RIDGE AT GRAND VALLEY (2425 TELLER AVENUE)
  • GRAND JUNCTION CARE CTR (2425 TELLER AVE)
  • GRAND JUNCTION REGIONAL CENTER (2800 D ROAD)
  • LA VILLA GRANDE CARE CENTER (2501 LITTLE BOOKCLIFF DRIVE)
  • LARCHWOOD INNS (2845 NORTH 15TH STREET)
  • LAVILLA GRANDE (2501 LITTLE BOOKCLIFF DR)
  • MANTEY HEIGHTS REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (2825 PATTERSON ROAD)
  • MESA MANOR CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2901 NORTH 12TH STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Grand Junction:

  • GRAND JUNCTION DIALYSIS (DCI) (2748 CROSSROADS BLVD)
  • GRAND JUNCTION DIALYSIS CENTER (DVA) (710 WELLINGTON AVE STE 20)
  • MESA COUNTY DIALYSIS (DVA) (561 25 ROAD STE D)

Home Health Centers in Grand Junction:

  • ALPINE HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (2764 COMPASS DRIVE SUITE 108B)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH SERVICES (2021 NORTH 12TH STREET)
  • HILLTOP COMMUNITY RESOURCES (3203 NORTH 15TH STREET)
  • HOME CARE OF THE GRAND VALLEY (1131 N 21ST ST)
  • HUMAN TOUCH HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY INC GRAND JUNC (2478 PATTERSON RD #10)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF WESTERN COLORADO INC (2764 COMPASS DRIVE, #225)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN HEALTH PLANS (2777 CROSSROADS BLVD UNIT 2)

Airports and heliports located in Grand Junction:

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Amtrak station:

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 in Grand Junction:

  • Colorado Mesa University (Full-time enrollment: 7,671; Location: 1100 North Avenue; Public; Website: www.coloradomesa.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Intellitec College-Grand Junction (Full-time enrollment: 1,236; Location: 772 Horizon Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.intellitec.edu)
  • The Salon Professional Academy-Grand Junction (Full-time enrollment: 120; Location: 432 North Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: GrandJunctionBeautySchool.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Grand Junction:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 74 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 96 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 131 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • San Juan College (about 162 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Snow College (about 164 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 178 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Adams State University (about 183 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)

Public high schools in Grand Junction:

  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,697, Location: 3130 E1/2 ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • GRAND JUNCTION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,695, Location: 1400 N 5TH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • CAPROCK ACADEMY (Students: 288, Location: 640 24 1/2 ROAD, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • R-5 HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 246, Location: 310 N 7TH ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • GRAND MESA YOUTH SERVICES CENTER (Location: 360 28 ROAD, Grades: 5-12)
  • MESA VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Location: 2837 PATTERSON ROAD, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • GRANDE RIVER VIRTUAL ACADEMY SECONDARY (Location: 2248 BROADWAY, Grades: 6-12)

Private high schools in Grand Junction:

  • LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 67, Location: 636 29 RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • PEAR PARK BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 35, Location: 3102 E RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • LANDMARK BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 34, Location: 1600 UTE AVE, Grades: PK-10)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Grand Junction:

Private elementary/middle schools in Grand Junction:

  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 387, Location: 786 26 1/2 RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • BOOKCLIFF CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 144, Location: 2702 PATTERSON RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • LUTHERAN CHURCH & SCHOOL OF MESSIAH (Students: 126, Location: 840 N 11TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • INTERMOUNTAIN ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 20, Location: 1704 N 8TH ST, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Grand Junction

Library in Grand Junction:

  • MESA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $6,153,248; Location: 530 GRAND AVE; 236,827 books; 13,689 audio materials; 17,875 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 350 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Clagett Memorial Hospital is now Grand River Hospital District.
  • Grand Junction, Colorado, newspaper: The Daily Sentinel http://www.gjsentinel.com
  • KJCT (Channel 8; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING) should be added to the tv station list for GJ and surrounding areas (including Montrose and more
  • KKCO is owned by grey communications KREX is owned by Hoak

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grand Junction: Grand Speedway (A), Bookcliff Country Club (B), Teller Arms Center (C), Eastgate Center (D), Saint Mary's Care Flight (E), Grand Junction Fire Department Station 3 (F), Grand Junction Fire Department Station 2 (G), Grand Junction Fire Department Station 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Solarus Square Shopping Center (1), Mesa Village Shopping Center (2), Mesa Mall (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grand Junction include: Saint Nicholas Church (A), Unity Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Masonic Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Gardner Lake Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Leach Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Grand Junction include: Sherwood Park (1), Melrose Park (2), Washington Park (3), Lincoln Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum of Western Colorado (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3073 F Road) (1), Western Colorado Center for the Arts (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1803 North 7th Street) (2), Rocky Mountain Wing Confederate Airforce (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 780 Heritage Way) (3), Alpha Omega Institute (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 508 Fruitvale Court Suite C) (4), Western Colorado Math and Science Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2660 Unaweep Avenue) (5), Western Colorado Botanical Gardens (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 655 Struthers Avenue) (6), Reading Program Adult (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 530 Grand Avenue) (7), Audubon Society Grand Valley (Recreation Areas; 337 25 3/4 Road) (8), Grand Junction Gymnastics Academy (Amusement & Theme Parks; 609 25 Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Frontier Motor Lodge (1940 North Avenue) (1), Holiday Inn Express and Suites (625 Ray Lynn Road) (2), Comfort Inn Grand Junction (750 3/4 Horizon Drive) (3), Grand Vista Hotel (2790 Crossroads Boulevard) (4), Country Inns of America (718 Horizon Drive) (5), Adam's Mark Grand Junction (743 Horizon Drive) (6), Hawthorn Suites Limited Hotel (225 Main Street) (7), Horizon Management Inc (733 Horizon Drive) (8), Best Western Horizon Inn (754 Horizon Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Federal Bureau Of Investigation (400 Rood Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Marilyn Ferguson - Social sciences writer, Bill Musgrave - Football player, Brian Matusz - Baseball player, Elmo Smith - Politician, Michael Strobl - Former Marine Corps officer, Owen Aspinall - Soilder, Jimmy Serrano - Baseball player, Brandon Swartzendruber - Soccer player, Keena Bonella - Beauty contestant, Kellen Walter - College basketball player (New Mexico Lobos).

Mesa 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 Grand Junction and their reported violations in the past:

KANNAH CREEK (Population served: 300, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2011)
GATEWAY CANYONS WS (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-11-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
  • 77 regular monitoring violations
ARTESIAN WATER SERVICE FLECK HAULER (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-26-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (2 times from DEC-13-2006 to AUG-31-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
RAGGED MOUNTAIN CAMP (Population served: 152, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
TWIN PEAKS BIBLE CAMP (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HIDDEN VALLEY WC INC (Population served: 60, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2009)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ARTESIAN WATER SERVICES REDD HAULER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-26-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN WEST OIL FIELD SERVICES HAULER (Population served: 25, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • GRAND JUNCTION CITY OF (Population served: 26,000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.5%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
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

People in group quarters in Grand Junction in 2010:

  • 1,353 people in college/university student housing
  • 447 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 395 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 278 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 182 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 94 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 45 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 2 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Grand Junction in 2000:

  • 712 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 475 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 271 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 224 people in nursing homes
  • 154 people in halfway houses
  • 66 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 63 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 55 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 38 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 36 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 26 people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 25 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 19 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Banks with most branches in Grand Junction (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First National Bank of the Rockies: First National Bank Of The Rockies, Horizon Drive Branch, Orchard Mesa Office, Grand Junction Redlands Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $340.6 mil, Deposits: $308.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Fnbr Holding Corporation
  • ANB Bank: Patterson Branch, Mesa National Bank Branch, 24 Road Branch. Info updated 2012/01/03: Bank assets: $1,746.7 mil, Deposits: $1,394.3 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Sturm Financial Group, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Grand Junction Branch, Clifton Branch, Grand Junction Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Alpine Bank: Horizon Drive Branch, Grand Junction Mall Branch, Grand Junction Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,256.5 mil, Deposits: $1,918.7 mil, headquarters in Glenwood Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Alpine Banks Of Colorado
  • Bank of the West: Grand Junction Mesa Mall Branch at 2452 Patterson Road, branch established on 1996/01/01; Grand Junction Branch at 1211 North 7th Street, branch established on 1986/12/31. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Academy Bank, National Association: Grand Junction Branch at 2881 North Avenue, branch established on 2004/02/24; Grand Junction North Branch at 2545 Rimrock Avenue, branch established on 2004/02/15. Info updated 2008/06/10: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • Vectra Bank Colorado, National Association: Grand Junction Main Branch at 2460 F Road Unit 2, branch established on 2005/05/16; Grand Junction Branch at 499 28 1/4 Road, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,356.9 mil, Deposits: $2,003.6 mil, headquarters in Farmington, NM, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Grand Valley Bank: 25 Road Branch at 570 25 Road, branch established on 2004/06/30; 925 N. 7th Street Branch at 925 North 7th Street, branch established on 2007/12/28. Info updated 2009/01/13: Bank assets: $264.2 mil, Deposits: $230.2 mil, headquarters in Heber City, UT, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Porter Mountain Iii, Lllp
  • 4 other banks with 5 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Grand Junction:

Marital status in Grand Junction, CO
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Grand Junction:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Grand Junction:

(Grand Junction, Colorado Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Grand Junction, CO (based on Mesa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Colorado:

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.
Colorado:

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

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.9%
Colorado:

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

11.1%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Grand Junction:

49.2%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.9%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Grand Junction:

28.6
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grand Junction:

21.3%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Grand Junction:

55.2%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.4%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grand Junction, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 113$793,846$84,3020$0
Firefighters 86$573,175$79,9780$0
Police - Other 79$411,693$62,5362$3,538
Parks and Recreation 78$360,224$55,419150$101,100
Sewerage 48$239,121$59,7801$1,900
Financial Administration 47$267,233$68,2300$0
Streets and Highways 40$219,586$65,8764$9,887
Fire - Other 35$212,826$72,96911$11,893
Other and Unallocable 32$143,937$53,9760$0
Other Government Administration 27$164,745$73,2209$11,709
Water Supply 26$131,905$60,8790$0
Solid Waste Management 13$64,921$59,9270$0
Judicial and Legal 6$48,041$96,0822$10,009
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$22,951$91,8040$0
Totals for Government 633$3,654,204$69,274179$150,036

Grand Junction government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $5,653,000 ($90.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,081,000 ($49.32)
    Regular Highways: $1,901,000 ($30.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($0.69)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($0.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $29,236,000 ($467.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,564,000 ($249.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,622,000 ($218.04)
    Sewerage: $11,037,000 ($176.66)
    Regular Highways: $9,609,000 ($153.81)
    Financial Administration: $8,745,000 ($139.98)
    General - Other: $7,918,000 ($126.74)
    Central Staff Services: $5,854,000 ($93.70)
    Water Utilities: $5,644,000 ($90.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,840,000 ($61.46)
    General Public Buildings: $2,525,000 ($40.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,657,000 ($26.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,181,000 ($18.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $431,000 ($6.90)
    Parking Facilities: $370,000 ($5.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,760,000 ($76.19)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $608,000 ($9.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,616,000 ($41.87)
    General - Other: $2,380,000 ($38.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,203,000 ($19.26)
    Financial Administration: $623,000 ($9.97)
    Police Protection: $557,000 ($8.92)
    Water Utilities: $274,000 ($4.39)
    General Public Building: $37,000 ($0.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $62,915,000 ($1007.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $131,000 ($2.10)

Grand Junction government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $13,758,000 ($220.22)
    Sewerage: $10,850,000 ($173.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,227,000 ($83.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,561,000 ($57.00)
    Parking Facilities: $281,000 ($4.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,295,000 ($20.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $342,000 ($5.47)
    Highways: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,325,000 ($101.24)
    Highways: $820,000 ($13.13)
    Other: $746,000 ($11.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,148,000 ($34.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,575,000 ($25.21)
    Sale of Property: $707,000 ($11.32)
    Interest Earnings: $423,000 ($6.77)
    Rents: $200,000 ($3.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,408,000 ($86.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,142,000 ($82.30)
    Highways: $2,292,000 ($36.69)
    General Local Government Support: $246,000 ($3.94)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $44,860,000 ($718.05)
    Property: $10,084,000 ($161.41)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,805,000 ($44.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,413,000 ($22.62)
    Motor Vehicle License: $239,000 ($3.83)
    Other License: $122,000 ($1.95)

Grand Junction government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,770,000 ($1596.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $93,296,000 ($1493.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,496,000 ($103.98)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,200,000 ($51.22)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,200,000 ($51.22)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000 ($0.35)

Grand Junction government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,216,000 ($643.71)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,219,000 ($51.52)

6.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Colorado average:

10.99%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Garfield County, CO  0.37% ($46,281 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.25% ($57,972)
from Delta County, CO  0.23% ($40,710)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($225 average AGI)
Mesa County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Delta County, CO  0.25% ($37,540 average AGI)
to Garfield County, CO  0.25% ($37,115)
to Denver County, CO  0.23% ($59,803)
Businesses in Grand Junction, CO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Kroger5
Ace Hardware2La Quinta1
Aeropostale1La-Z-Boy1
Albertsons2Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Lowe's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott2
AutoZone3MasterBrand Cabinets19
Barnes & Noble1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse1
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity1
Big O Tires2New Balance2
Blockbuster2Nike12
Budget Car Rental1Nissan1
Burger King5Office Depot1
Carl\s Jr.2OfficeMax1
Carson Pirie Scott1Old Navy1
Chevrolet1Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A1Outback1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback Steakhouse1
Clarion1Pac Sun1
Cold Stone Creamery1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless2
Curves1Penske1
Dairy Queen4PetSmart1
Deb1Pier 1 Imports1
Decora Cabinetry1Pizza Hut3
Dennys1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Discount Tire1Quality1
Domino's Pizza2RadioShack2
DressBarn1Ramada1
Dressbarn1Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge1Red Robin1
Famous Footwear1Rite Aid3
FedEx21Rodeway Inn1
Finish Line1SAS Shoes1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1SONIC Drive-In2
Foot Locker1Safeway3
Ford1Sam's Club1
GNC4Shoe Carnival1
GameStop2Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill2Starbucks10
Gymboree1Subaru1
H&R Block6Super 81
Hilton2T-Mobile2
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell3
Holiday Inn3Target1
Hollister Co.1Toyota1
Home Depot1True Value3
Honda1U-Haul9
Hot Topic1UPS22
IHOP1Vans4
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jimmy John's1Village Inn2
Jones New York1Vons3
Journeys1Walgreens2
Justice1Walmart2
KFC1Wendy's3
Kincaid1Wet Seal1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Junction:

  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KEXO (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTMM (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Junction:

  • KJYE (92.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEKB (99.9 FM; FRUITA, 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.)
  • KMXY (104.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMOZ-FM (100.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING INC)
  • KMSA (91.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MESA STATE COLLEGE)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRN (89.5 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO 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.)
  • 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)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZKS-FM1 (105.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KKNN (95.1 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSTR-FM (96.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: LEGGETT BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KPRU (103.3 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Junction:

  • KFQX (Channel 4; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: JOHN HARVEY REES)
  • 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)
  • KRMJ (Channel 18; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K65CE (Channel 65; GRAND JUNCTION, ETC., CO; Owner: MESA COUNTY)
  • K67CJ (Channel 67; GRAND JUNCTION, ETC., CO; Owner: MESA COUNTY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Grand Junction fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 121Number of bridges
  • 1,539ft / 469mTotal length
  • $5,348,000Total costs
  • 1,026,549Total average daily traffic
  • 84,653Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,134,558Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Grand Junction, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 131950-1959
  • 391960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 241980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 162010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Grand Junction, CO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Grand Junction)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 236 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Grand Junction, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 287 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 913 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grand Junction)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Grand Junction)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 153 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED323$183,389238$198,4121,815$190,44392$90,7244$593,115173$173,15432$96,655
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$160,85822$144,508114$170,73510$81,1440$014$114,8645$46,104
APPLICATIONS DENIED34$175,00948$167,472406$197,87359$57,2120$054$143,96136$60,353
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN36$178,50824$227,016319$190,55224$116,7451$23,972,15035$169,81910$97,412
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$218,1703$133,15044$195,5474$193,5100$06$190,5532$58,555

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Grand Junction, CO

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED41$232,29446$247,4113$168,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$240,32111$242,9292$146,355
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$223,96210$185,2712$223,560
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$270,3954$262,6280$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$207,3550$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grand Junction, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grand Junction, 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 244. The highest number of reported fires - 413 took place in 2007, and the least - 38 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Grand Junction, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.8%), and Structure Fires (38.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grand Junction, CO
    • 1,85644.8%Outside Fires
    • 1,58438.3%Structure Fires
    • 50012.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2014.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grand Junction, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Grand Junction, Colorado:

  • Doubletree Hotel Grand Junstion, 743 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506 , Phone: (970) 241-8888, Fax: (970) 245-9198
  • Clarion Inn, 755 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506 , Phone: (970) 243-6790, Fax: (970) 254-3130
  • Quality Inn, 733 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506 , Phone: (970) 245-7200, Fax: (970) 243-6709
  • La Quinta Inn, 2761 Crossroads Blvd, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506 , Phone: (970) 241-2929
  • Comfort Inn, 750 3/4 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506 , Phone: (970) 245-3335, Fax: (970) 245-2325
  • Ramada Inn Grand Junction, 752 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506 , Phone: (970) 243-5150, Fax: (970) 242-3692
  • Hampton Inn, 205 Main St, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501 , Phone: (970) 243-3222, Fax: (970) 242-0295
  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 767 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506 , Phone: (970) 263-4004, Fax: (970) 263-4114
  • 11 other hotels and motels
All 19 fire-safe hotels and motels in Grand Junction, Colorado
Most common first names in Grand Junction, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John49175.0 years
Mary45579.3 years
William42576.4 years
Robert38173.0 years
James34872.8 years
Charles30376.1 years
George26474.6 years
Dorothy19378.1 years
Helen16781.9 years
Frank16778.1 years
Most common last names in Grand Junction, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19376.7 years
Johnson13076.3 years
Brown12476.1 years
Jones12276.4 years
Williams11877.2 years
Miller10877.6 years
Moore8778.5 years
Wilson8275.7 years
Martinez7872.0 years
Davis7778.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grand Junction, CO
  • 85.6%Utility gas
  • 11.5%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grand Junction, CO
  • 63.3%Utility gas
  • 33.1%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Wood


Grand Junction compared to Colorado state average:

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

Grand Junction on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest precipitation differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #21 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 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #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+)"
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