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Gunnison County

Population in 2012: 5,892 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.9%
 

Males: 3,259  (55.3%)
Females: 2,633  (44.7%)

Median resident age:  25.2 years
Colorado median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 81230, 81231.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $32,873 (it was $25,768 in 2000)
Gunnison:

$32,873
Colorado:

$55,387
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $18,359

Gunnison city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $216,224 (it was $135,400 in 2000)
Gunnison:

$216,224
Colorado:

$233,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $207,002; Detached houses: $226,700; Townhouses or other attached units: $187,461; In 2-unit structures: $391,283; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $81,740; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $207,096; Mobile homes: $55,540

Median gross rent in 2011: $822.

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  • White alone - 5,082 (87.0%)
  • Hispanic - 557 (9.5%)
  • Black alone - 80 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 60 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 36 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 23 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gunnison: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.7%), English (11.4%), Irish (10.8%), Swedish (8.2%), Italian (3.6%), French (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 3/1/1880

Elevation: 7703 feet

Land area: 3.21 square miles.

Population density: 1835 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Gunnison:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gunnison city:

  • Never married: 60.9%
  • Now married: 27.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

264 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This city:  4.5%
Colorado:  9.7%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Gunnison, Colorado as of April 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Gunnison to the number of sex offenders is 690 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $776 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $562 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (117.6 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (450.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Cochetopa, CO (4.6 miles) , Crested Butte, CO (4.7 miles ), Pitkin, CO (4.8 miles) , Sapinero, CO (4.9 miles ), Mount Crested Butte, CO (5.0 miles ), Somerset, CO (6.1 miles ), Crawford, CO (6.2 miles ), Marble, CO (6.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2007: 42 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $120,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.55 N, Longitude: 106.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,364 (+23.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,759 (81.8%)

Area code: 970

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Crime rates in Gunnison by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 29121385312255
per 100,000 36.0158.8222.2242.0148.392.656.618.536.636.783.983.8
Robberies 110000632011
per 100,000 18.017.60.00.00.00.0113.355.536.60.016.816.8
Assaults 192220222412122122222122
per 100,000 342.0388.2370.4409.5445.0222.3226.6388.4402.3403.6352.6368.7
Burglaries 313123253640954639533716
per 100,000 558.1547.0425.9465.4667.5741.01793.8850.7713.2972.3621.2268.1
Thefts 281279317258282262285276384307240214
per 100,000 5058.54923.25870.44802.75229.04853.65381.45104.57022.75632.04029.63586.4
Auto thefts 1171441215148116104
per 100,000 198.0123.5259.374.5222.5277.9264.4148.0201.2110.1167.967.0
Arson 536104021330
per 100,000 90.052.9111.118.60.074.10.037.018.355.050.40.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 276.9350.2413.4389.5370.4297.7374.5296.0359.9317.2277.7241.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Colorado average:

2.23

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Gunnison, Colorado accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +773 (+16.7%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Gunnison-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2001 at 22:38:54, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from Gunnison center
On 6/20/2002 at 22:17:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 21:48:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/19/2004 at 06:09:43, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 31.3 miles away from Gunnison center
On 6/8/2005 at 08:46:00, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 42.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gunnison County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Aaron Simpson (fighter) - Sport wrestler and martial artist, Donna Anderson - Actor, Patricia Elliott - Musical theatre actor.


Hospital/medical center in Gunnison:

  • GUNNISON VALLEY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, 711 N TAYLOR STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Gunnison, CO

Airports and heliports located in Gunnison:


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Local government website: www.ci.gunnison.co.us

College/University in Gunnison:

  • Western State College of Colorado (Full-time enrollment: 2,025; Location: 600 N Adams; Public; Website: www.western.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Gunnison:

  • Adams State College (about 94 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • Mesa State College (about 95 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 5,126)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 102 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 115 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,620)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 116 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 117 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 5,185)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (about 118 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 6,040)

Public high schools in Gunnison:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gunnison:

Private elementary/middle school in Gunnison:

  • SAGE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: VIRGINIA ST; Grades: 1 - 6)
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Library in Gunnison:

  • GUNNISON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $735,519; Location: 307 N WISCONSIN; 34,448 books; 2,664 audio materials; 1,824 video materials; 1 other licensed databases; 338 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The City of Gunnison web site has changed. The correct web site is www.cityofgunnison-co.gov

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Notable locations in Gunnison: Legion Park Golf Course (A), Gunnison County Fairgrounds (B), Gunnison Valley Hospital Emergency Medical Services (C), Webster Hall - Young at Heart Senior Citizen Center (D), Dinosaur Reconstruction Lab (E), Gunnison Fire Department (F), Paul W Wright Gymnasium (G), Leslie J Savage Library (H), Aspinall-Wilson Conference Center (I), Jorgensen Recreation Complex (J), Gunnison - Crested Butte Regional Airport Fire Department (K), Gunnison Municipal Building (L), Gunnison County Court House (M), Leslie J Savage Library (N), Crawford Hall (O), Ute Hall (P), Robidoux Hall (Q), Mears Hall (R), Moffal Hall (S), Presidents House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Meadows Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Gunnison include: Church of Christ (A), The Community Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Church of the Good Samaritan (D), Saint Peters Catholic Church (E), Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gunnison include: American Legion Memorial Park (1), Court House Square (2), Mountaineer Stadium (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Pioneer Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 803 East Tomichi Avenue), United States Government - Interior Dept- National Park Service- Curecanti National Recreation (Recreation Areas; 216 North Colorado Street).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Gunnison (911 North Main Street), Comfort Inn (911 North Main Street), Island Acres Motel (38339 USHighway 50), Econo Lodge (37760 US Highway 50), Days Inn (701 West USHighway 50), ABC Motel Inc (212 East Tomichi Avenue), Columbine Victorian Hotel (136 West Tomichi Avenue), Best Western Tomichi Village I (41883 East Tomichi Highway 50), Ramada Limited (1011 Rio Grande Avenue).

Court: Colorado State Government - Courts- Hinsdale County Combined Court- Proba (300 Henson).

 
Gunnison 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
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 20.4. This is significantly better than average.
City:

20.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.1. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 6.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.36
U.S.:

11.24

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

GUNNISON COUNTY WSD (Population served: 700, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and NOV-06-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1996 and MAY-06-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-15-1997 to MAY-06-1997)
ANTELOPE HILLS HOA (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1997 and MAY-06-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-1997)
  • 34 regular monitoring violations
NATL PARK SRV GUNNISON POINT (Address: 102 ELK CREEK , Population served: 320, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CURECANTI NRA (Address: 102 ELK CREEK , Population served: 206, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WAUNITA HOT SPRINGS RANCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • GUNNISON CITY OF (Population served: 7620, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ABITA SPRINGS RV PARK (Serves LA, Population served: 372, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TOMICHI VLG INN BEST WESTERN (Population served: 166, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TALL TEXAN (Population served: 127, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY MEADOWS MOBILE ESTATES (Population served: 113, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NATL PARK SRV SOUTH RIM CG (Population served: 108, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • CAMP GUNNISON INC (Population served: 73, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH RIM - BLACK CANYON APARTMENTS (Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.0%
(23.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 30.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  42.8%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gunnison, CO

People in group quarters in Gunnison in 2010:

  • 712 people in college/university student housing
  • 45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Gunnison in 2000:

  • 826 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Gunnison compared to Colorado state average:

Gunnison, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Gunnison (2011 data):

  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Gunnison Branch at 1100 North Main Street, branch established on 1995/11/15. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • Bank of the West: Gunnison Branch at 201 North Main Street, branch established on 1882/05/02. 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
  • The Gunnison Bank and Trust Company: The Gunnison Bank And Trust Company at 232 West Tomichi Avenue, branch established on 1910/12/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $70.3 mil, Deposits: $62.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Lindoe, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Gunnison Branch at 909 North Main Street, branch established on 1998/06/08. 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
  • Gunnison Savings and Loan Association: Gunnison Savings And Loan Associatio at 303 North Main St, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $106.5 mil, Deposits: $94.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gunnison, Colorado:

  • Mary Lawrence Inn, 601 N Taylor, Gunnison, CO 81230 , Phone: (970) 641-3343
  • Holiday Inn Express, 400 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 , Phone: (970) 641-1288
  • Gunnison Super 8 Motel, 411 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 , Phone: (970) 641-1288
  • Econo Lodge, 37760 Hwy 50 W, Gunnison, CO 81230 , Phone: (970) 641-1000
  • Water Wheel Inn, 37478 Hwy 50, Gunnison, CO 81230 , Phone: (970) 641-1650
  • Best Western Tomichi Village Inn, 41883 U S Hwy 50 E, Gunnison, CO 81230 , Phone: (800) 641-1131
  • Ramada LTD #1973, 1011 W Rio Grande Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 , Phone: (970) 641-2804
  • Comfort Inn, 911 N Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 , Phone: (970) 642-1000
  • Holiday Inn Express, Gunnison , 910 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 , Phone: (970) 641-1288, Fax: (970) 641-6195
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gunnison, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Gunnison travel time to work - commute


Gunnison mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Gunnison:

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Religion statistics for Gunnison (based on Gunnison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.36%
Here38.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchInternational Council of Community ChurchesSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristBaptist General Conference
Adherents59.8%11.4%8.6%4.2%3.6%
Congregations13.3%6.7%20.0%6.7%6.7%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.3%2.3%2.2%1.8%2.8%
Congregations6.7%6.7%6.7%6.7%20.0%
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: 5
Gunnison County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gunnison County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Gunnison County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

30.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.7%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Gunnison County:

15.2%
Colorado:

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

8.7%
State:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$16,508$49,5241$917
Other Government Administration 7$39,983$68,5424$7,018
Judicial and Legal 1$3,177$38,1241$1,532
Police Protection - Officers 14$57,684$49,4430$0
Police - Other 3$8,336$33,3441$952
Firefighters 1$5,754$69,0488$2,196
Streets and Highways 7$25,346$43,4500$0
Solid Waste Management 3$8,196$32,7841$1,134
Sewerage 6$25,286$50,5720$0
Parks and Recreation 8$30,374$45,56121$8,889
Water Supply 3$11,457$45,8281$1,508
Electric Power 6$28,716$57,4320$0
Other and Unallocable 14$42,341$36,2920$0
Totals for Government 77$303,158$47,24538$24,146

Gunnison government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,115,000 ($358.96)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,758,000 ($468.09)
    Regular Highways: $1,069,000 ($181.43)
    Police Protection: $979,000 ($166.16)
    Sewerage: $561,000 ($95.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $541,000 ($91.82)
    General - Other: $405,000 ($68.74)
    Water Utilities: $382,000 ($64.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $267,000 ($45.32)
    Housing & Community Development: $183,000 ($31.06)
    Fire Protection: $143,000 ($24.27)
    Financial Administration: $134,000 ($22.74)
    Central Staff Services: $123,000 ($20.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $92,000 ($15.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $65,000 ($11.03)
    General Public Buildings: $55,000 ($9.33)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $842,000 ($142.91)
    Benefit Payments: $33,000 ($5.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($11.20)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $216,000 ($36.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $374,000 ($63.48)
    Electric Utilities: $305,000 ($51.77)
    Water Utilities: $116,000 ($19.69)
    Police Protection: $96,000 ($16.29)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($1.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,111,000 ($697.73)

Gunnison government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $907,000 ($153.94)
    All Other: $323,000 ($54.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $303,000 ($51.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $111,000 ($18.84)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $94,000 ($15.95)
    Interest Revenue: $36,000 ($6.11)
    From Local Government: $22,000 ($3.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $552,000 ($93.69)
    All Other: $22,000 ($3.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $518,000 ($87.92)
    Interest Earnings: $330,000 ($56.01)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,914,000 ($494.57)
    Water Utilities: $650,000 ($110.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $344,000 ($58.38)
    All Other: $322,000 ($54.65)
    Highways: $145,000 ($24.61)
    Electric Utilities: $10,000 ($1.70)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,960,000 ($502.38)
    Property: $212,000 ($35.98)
    Public Utilities: $210,000 ($35.64)
    NEC: $87,000 ($14.77)

Gunnison government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,330,000 ($225.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,240,000 ($210.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $90,000 ($15.27)

Gunnison government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,866,000 ($995.59)

13.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.93%
Colorado average:

10.77%

1.30% of residents moved from foreign countries ($383 average AGI)
Gunnison County:

1.30%
Colorado average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, CO  0.52% ($30,963 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  0.48% ($19,440)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.36% ($28,263)


12.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,026 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.21%
Colorado average:

10.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Denver County, CO  0.51% ($29,231 average AGI)
to Boulder County, CO  0.49% ($27,280)
to El Paso County, CO  0.45% ($29,348)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gunnison:

  • KPKE (1490 AM; 1 kW; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: JOHN HARVEY REES)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gunnison:

  • KEJJ (98.3 FM; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: JOHN HARVEY REES)
  • KVLE-FM (102.3 FM; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K206BE (89.1 FM; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • K210BS (89.9 FM; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN EDUCATIONAL RADIO, INC)
  • KWSB-FM (91.1 FM; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: WESTERN STATE COLLEGE OF COLORADO)
  • KGUS-LP (99.1 FM; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: COLORADO, STATE OF, TELECOM SERVS)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K208DQ (89.5 FM; ALMONT, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KKXK (94.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K220AH (91.9 FM; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K267AB (101.3 FM; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K244AB (96.7 FM; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DISTRICT)
  • KWGL (105.7 FM; OURAY, CO; Owner: WS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KPRH (88.3 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • KBNG (103.7 FM; RIDGWAY, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Gunnison:

  • K02LY (Channel 2; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K07BE (Channel 7; GUNNISON, ETC., CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K09TH (Channel 9; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K11AT (Channel 11; GUNNISON, ETC., CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K04DH (Channel 4; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K06HN (Channel 6; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K13AV (Channel 13; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Gunnison, Colorado:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Colorado average:
  • Fatal accident count: 140
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 217
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 64
  • Fatalities: 151
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 374
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 24

Gunnison fatal accident list:

Dec 8, 1994 04:00 PM, 50, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 19, 1987 06:03 PM, Escalante, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 1, 1987 07:31 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 19, 1984 00:53 AM, 50, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 26, 1983 04:30 PM, Ohio Ave, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1982 04:28 PM, Tomichi Av, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 4, 1980 11:57 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gunnison)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gunnison, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gunnison)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Gunnison)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Gunnison, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert5871.3 years
Mary5378.5 years
William5274.3 years
John5279.4 years
George3478.5 years
Donald3265.0 years
Margaret3283.3 years
Dorothy2881.3 years
Frank2682.2 years
Charles2575.8 years
Most common last names in Gunnison, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3873.4 years
Miller2268.0 years
Hall1870.6 years
Guerrieri1881.1 years
Johnson1871.3 years
Williams1562.5 years
Davis1473.6 years
Martin1281.7 years
Wilson1278.2 years
Carr1279.2 years
Businesses in Gunnison, CO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Pizza Hut1
Ace Hardware1Quality1
Budget Car Rental1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rodeway Inn1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Safeway1
FedEx4Sears1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
Holiday Inn1Super 81
Kroger1Taco Bell1
Lane Furniture1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets4U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS5
New Balance1Vons1
Nike1Walmart1
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