Hooper, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 103 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.3%
 
Males: 74  (71.9%)
Females: 29  (28.1%)
Median resident age:  60.0 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years

Zip code: 81136

Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,641 (it was $31,964 in 2000)
Hooper:

$26,641
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,333 (it was $13,897 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,245 (it was $44,400 in 2000)
Hooper:

$88,245
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $93,904; Detached houses: $127,712; Mobile homes: $46,685
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    • 7269.9%White alone
    • 3130.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hooper: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.8%), English (7.9%), American (5.3%), Irish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 5/20/1898

Elevation: 7553 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 413 people per square mile   (low).

Hooper, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Hooper:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hooper town:

  • Never married: 3.7%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 28.9%

10 residents are foreign born (8.1% Latin America).

This town:

8.1%
Colorado:

8.6%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Hooper, Colorado as of December 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Hooper to the number of sex offenders is 19 to 1.


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

Hooper town:  0.4% ($199)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)

Hooper satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (77.4 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (97.2 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (454.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Mosca-Hooper, CO (3.1 miles ), Center, CO (3.6 miles ), Sargent, CO (3.8 miles ), Moffat, CO (4.2 miles) , Alamosa East, CO (4.3 miles ), Monte Vista, CO (4.3 miles ), Alamosa, CO (4.4 miles ), Crestone, CO (4.5 miles) .

Latitude: 37.75 N, Longitude: 105.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Hooper household income distribution Hooper home values distribution

Hooper tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+9.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (58%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Information (33%)
  • Finance and insurance (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (37%)
  • Management occupations (32%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (33%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Hooper, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hooper-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 137% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from Hooper center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 117.9 miles away from Hooper center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alamosa County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hooper topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hooper:

  • Adams State University (about 19 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 77 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 80 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 81 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 93 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 96 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 98 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)

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Church in Hooper: Hooper Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Alamosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 24.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.0%
(26.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.4%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hooper town (based on Alamosa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,9961
Evangelical Protestant2,19118
Other1,5677
Mainline Protestant6915
None4,000-
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: 4
Alamosa County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Alamosa County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Alamosa County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

11.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.1%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alamosa County:

19.2%
Colorado:

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

9.5%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hooper:

46.6%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hooper:

45.3%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.7%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hooper:

11.0%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hooper:

40.1%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Hooper:

54.0%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hooper, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 0$0 1$500

9.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
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 Rio Grande County, CO  1.36% ($24,113 average AGI)
from Conejos County, CO  1.05% ($21,055)
from El Paso County, CO  0.71% ($27,865)


9.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.02%
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 Rio Grande County, CO  1.03% ($24,556 average AGI)
to Conejos County, CO  0.73% ($40,974)
to El Paso County, CO  0.69% ($20,194)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hooper:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KSLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTE VISTA, CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGIW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hooper:

  • K219CF (91.7 FM; DEL NORTE, ETC., CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 11435 3 Road Avenue (109032) (Lat: 37.742694 Lon: -105.877472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN554, Licensee ID: L00008937
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility Spectrum LLC
  • Nw Corner Of School Desk Rd & 3rd St. (Lat: 37.742694 Lon: -105.877444), Type: Mast, Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 57 m, Call Sign: KNKN288
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Michael J Umano, 11706 North 108.5 Road (Lat: 37.745056 Lon: -105.881667), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, 11706 North 108.5 Road (Lat: 37.745056 Lon: -105.881667), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 59 Rd 60 N (Lat: 37.749444 Lon: -105.928639), Call Sign: WSO868
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2000, Expiration Date: 03/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2005Registrant: John D Myers, 59 Rd 60 N, Hooper, CO 81136, Phone: (719) 378-2221

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • HOOPER, 8681 School Desk Road (Lat: 37.742694 Lon: -105.877444), Type: Mast, Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 57 m, Call Sign: WQMP585
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/14/2010, Expiration Date: 10/14/2020, Certifier: Alan WeheRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • HOOPER, 11706 North 108.5 Road (Lat: 37.745083 Lon: -105.881694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQPI497
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 05/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • HOOPER, 11435 3 Road Avenue (Lat: 37.742694 Lon: -105.877472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQSV460
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 11/21/2013, Expiration Date: 11/21/2023, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2015, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • HOOPER, 11435 3 Road Avenue (Lat: 37.742694 Lon: -105.877472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQVZ919
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 06/26/2015, Expiration Date: 06/26/2025, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • HOOPER TMO, 11706 North 108.5 Road (Lat: 37.745056 Lon: -105.881667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQXM394, Licensee ID: L01537063
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/13/2016, Expiration Date: 04/13/2026, Certifier: Alan WeheRegistrant: Jade Communications, LLC, 129 Sante Fe, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 589-5140, Fax: (719) 379-5233, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0KZK, Licensee ID: L01180411, Grant Date: 08/10/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016, Registrant: Diana Allen, 4501 Hwy 17, Hooper, CO 81136
  • Call Sign: KD5YOR, Previous Call Sign: KD6YLU, Licensee ID: L00654507, Grant Date: 06/12/2013, Expiration Date: 07/11/2023, Certifier: David L Simmons, Registrant: David L Simmons, 6600 Highway 17, Hooper, CO 81136

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98340 , Serial Number: 18508, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/05/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Lewis H Entz, 1016 N 11 Ln, Hooper, CO 81136

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (66%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Hooper compared to Colorado state average:

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