For population 25 years and over in Idaho Springs:
For population 15 years and over in Idaho Springs city:
44 residents are foreign born (1.9% North America, 0.9% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $952 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (21.6 miles , pop. 450,166).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (563.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Central City, CO (2.0 miles ), Black Hawk, CO (2.1 miles) , Downieville-Lawson-Dumont, CO (2.4 miles ), St. Mary's, CO (3.0 miles ), Empire, CO (3.0 miles ), Georgetown, CO (3.1 miles ), Silver Plume, CO (3.4 miles ), Evergreen, CO (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.74 N, Longitude: 105.51 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 303
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Idaho Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Idaho Springs tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+0.8%).
Work and jobs in Idaho Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Idaho Springs, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Idaho Springs-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Idaho Springs city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 41.9 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:Idaho Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.9 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 99.3 miles away from Idaho Springs center
On 10/1/2005 at 05:57:03, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1997 at 22:04:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB, 2.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from Idaho Springs center
On 4/14/2002 at 18:16:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clear Creek County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Elsie Eaves - Civil engineer, Joseph H. August - Cinematographer.
Heliports located in Idaho Springs:
Local government website: www.idahospringsco.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Idaho Springs:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Idaho Springs:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.403. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.45. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 9.88. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Idaho Springs and their reported violations in the past:IDAHO SPRINGS CITY OF (Population served: 7099, Surface_water):
Past health violations:SHWAYDER CAMP TEMPLE EMANUEL (Address: 9118 HWY 103 , Population served: 151, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.6%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Idaho Springs compared to Colorado state average:
Banks with branches in Idaho Springs (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Idaho Springs, Colorado:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Idaho Springs (based on Clear Creek County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 15.42%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
11.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,197 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
12.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,733 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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TV broadcast stations around Idaho Springs:
Idaho Springs fatal accident list:
Nov 28, 2006 01:30 PM, I-70, Lat: 39.740453, Lon: -105.498133, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 15, Fatalities: 4
Jul 3, 1990 08:05 PM, I70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 1980 06:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 1, 1977 07:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 19, 1976 12:25 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Idaho Springs, CO
Total length: 53 meters (174ft)
Total costs: $2,848,000
Total average daily traffic: 192,081
Total average daily truck traffic: 18,189
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Idaho Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Idaho Springs, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Idaho Springs)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Idaho Springs on our top lists:
Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.