Gunnison, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 5,873 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 
Males: 3,367  (57.3%)
Females: 2,506  (42.7%)
Median resident age:  23.9 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 81230, 81231.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,725 (it was $25,768 in 2000)
Gunnison:

$39,725
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,543 (it was $15,196 in 2000)

Gunnison city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $239,176 (it was $135,400 in 2000)
Gunnison:

$239,176
CO:

$240,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $803.

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  • Races in Gunnison, CO (2013)

    Gunnison races chart
    • 4,98082.2%White alone
    • 88214.6%Hispanic
    • 570.9%Black alone
    • 470.8%Two or more races
    • 310.5%American Indian alone
    • 230.4%Other race alone
    • 180.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gunnison: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.5%), Irish (12.2%), English (7.9%), Italian (5.3%), French (4.7%), Czech (4.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 3/1/1880

Elevation: 7703 feet

Land area: 3.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,829 people per square mile   (low).

Gunnison,CO real estate house value index trend

Gunnison, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Gunnison:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gunnison city:

  • Never married: 61.9%
  • Now married: 25.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

373 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This city:

6.2%
Colorado:

9.5%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Gunnison, Colorado as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gunnison to the number of sex offenders is 655 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $925 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $582 (0.4%)

Gunnison satellite photo by USGS

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 ), Cathedral, CO (5.6 miles) , Garfield, CO (5.9 miles) , Somerset, CO (6.1 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: +1,121 (+18.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,895 (81.3%)

Area code: 970

Gunnison household income distribution Gunnison home values distribution

Crime rates in Gunnison by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.017.0
Rapes 291213853122553
per 100,000 36.0158.8222.2242.0148.392.656.618.536.636.783.983.851.0
Robberies 1100006320110
per 100,000 18.017.60.00.00.00.0113.355.536.60.016.816.80.0
Assaults 19222022241212212222212213
per 100,000 342.0388.2370.4409.5445.0222.3226.6388.4402.3403.6352.6368.7220.9
Burglaries 31312325364095463953371624
per 100,000 558.1547.0425.9465.4667.5741.01,793.8850.7713.2972.3621.2268.1407.9
Thefts 281279317258282262285276384307240214156
per 100,000 5,058.54,923.25,870.44,802.75,229.04,853.65,381.45,104.57,022.75,632.04,029.63,586.42,651.3
Auto thefts 11714412151481161049
per 100,000 198.0123.5259.374.5222.5277.9264.4148.0201.2110.1167.967.0153.0
Arson 5361040213302
per 100,000 90.052.9111.118.60.074.10.037.018.355.050.40.034.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 276.5349.6412.7388.9369.8297.2373.8295.6359.3316.7277.2240.8204.2

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Crime rate in Gunnison detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 26 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Colorado average:

2.28

Gunnison tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +773 (+16.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Gunnison, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Gunnison-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 182% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 522.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 579.4 miles away from Gunnison center
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 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 378.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 163.2 miles away from Gunnison 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 613.5 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Landslides: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 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.

Hospitals and medical centers in Gunnison:

  • GUNNISON VALLEY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 711 N TAYLOR STREET)
  • GUNNISON VALLEY HEALTH HOME MEDICAL SERVICES (1500 W TOMICHI AVE)
  • GUNNISON VALLEY HEALTH SENIOR CARE CENTER (1500 W TOMICHI AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Gunnison:

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College/University in Gunnison:

  • Western State Colorado University (Full-time enrollment: 2,023; Location: 600 N Adams; Public; Website: www.western.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Gunnison:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 73 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Adams State University (about 94 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 95 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 102 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 115 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 5,088)
  • Colorado College (about 116 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 116 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)

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)
See full list of schools located in Gunnison

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 35.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

35.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/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.:

9.14

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

ST DAVID RV RESORT (Address: 103 W TOMICHI AVE , Serves AZ, Population served: 466, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
ANTELOPE HILLS ASSOC (Population served: 265, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2010), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUN-28-2010 to JUN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-31-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2014)
  • 7 other older health violations
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 (NOV-29-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-31-2008 to APR-07-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
COUNTRY MEADOWS MOBILE ESTATES (Population served: 113, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2008)
WAUNITA HOT SPRINGS RANCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAMP GUNNISON INC (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2008)
  • 33 regular monitoring violations

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

  • GUNNISON CITY OF (Population served: 7,620, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GUNNISON COUNTY WSD (Population served: 700, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.1%
(30.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.2% for other race 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

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, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Gunnison compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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
  • Econo Lodge, 411 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 , Phone: (970) 641-3068, Fax: (970) 641-3280
  • Roadway Inn, 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
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gunnison, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Colorado average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Gunnison:

(Gunnison, Colorado Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Gunnison city (based on Gunnison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,1572
Evangelical Protestant1,12112
Mainline Protestant4914
Other3263
None9,229-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$41,602$99,8451$1,381
Other Government Administration 9$100,763$134,3515$10,568
Judicial and Legal 1$8,006$96,0721$2,307
Police Protection - Officers 18$145,372$96,9150$0
Police - Other 4$21,008$63,0241$1,434
Firefighters 1$14,501$174,01210$3,307
Streets and Highways 9$63,875$85,1670$0
Solid Waste Management 4$20,655$61,9651$1,708
Sewerage 8$63,724$95,5860$0
Parks and Recreation 10$76,547$91,85627$13,385
Water Supply 4$28,873$86,6191$2,271
Electric Power 8$72,368$108,5520$0
Other and Unallocable 18$106,705$71,1370$0
Totals for Government 99$763,999$92,60647$36,361

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,115,000 ($360.12)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,758,000 ($469.61)
    Regular Highways: $1,069,000 ($182.02)
    Police Protection: $979,000 ($166.70)
    Sewerage: $561,000 ($95.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $541,000 ($92.12)
    General - Other: $405,000 ($68.96)
    Water Utilities: $382,000 ($65.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $267,000 ($45.46)
    Housing & Community Development: $183,000 ($31.16)
    Fire Protection: $143,000 ($24.35)
    Financial Administration: $134,000 ($22.82)
    Central Staff Services: $123,000 ($20.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $92,000 ($15.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $65,000 ($11.07)
    General Public Buildings: $55,000 ($9.36)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $842,000 ($143.37)
    Benefit Payments: $33,000 ($5.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($11.24)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $216,000 ($36.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $374,000 ($63.68)
    Electric Utilities: $305,000 ($51.93)
    Water Utilities: $116,000 ($19.75)
    Police Protection: $96,000 ($16.35)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($1.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,111,000 ($699.98)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $907,000 ($154.44)
    All Other: $323,000 ($55.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $303,000 ($51.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $111,000 ($18.90)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $94,000 ($16.01)
    Interest Revenue: $36,000 ($6.13)
    From Local Government: $22,000 ($3.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $552,000 ($93.99)
    All Other: $22,000 ($3.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $518,000 ($88.20)
    Interest Earnings: $330,000 ($56.19)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,914,000 ($496.17)
    Water Utilities: $650,000 ($110.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $344,000 ($58.57)
    All Other: $322,000 ($54.83)
    Highways: $145,000 ($24.69)
    Electric Utilities: $10,000 ($1.70)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,960,000 ($504.00)
    Property: $212,000 ($36.10)
    Public Utilities: $210,000 ($35.76)
    NEC: $87,000 ($14.81)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,330,000 ($226.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,240,000 ($211.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $90,000 ($15.32)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,866,000 ($998.81)

9.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.38%
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 Denver County, CO  0.60% ($32,879 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  0.38% ($15,286)
from Boulder County, CO  0.31% ($26,824)


10.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.58%
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 Denver County, CO  0.50% ($32,357 average AGI)
to Mesa County, CO  0.41% ($48,391)
to Boulder County, CO  0.39% ($100,500)

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.)
Gunnison fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

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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
Chevrolet1Rodeway Inn1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Safeway1
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx4Starbucks1
H&R Block1Super 81
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Kroger1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul2
MasterBrand Cabinets4UPS5
McDonald's1Vons1
New Balance1Walmart1
Nike1

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