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Population in 2012: 778 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.8%
 

Males: 331  (42.6%)
Females: 447  (57.4%)

Median resident age:  52.8 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81055.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,284 (it was $29,342 in 2000)
La Veta:

$32,284
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,369

La Veta town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $185,103 (it was $98,300 in 2000)
La Veta:

$185,103
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $216,775; Detached houses: $244,431; Townhouses or other attached units: $310,124; In 2-unit structures: $333,980; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $279,907; Mobile homes: $92,992; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,268

Median gross rent in 2012: $750.

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La Veta races chart
  • White alone - 680 (85.0%)
  • Hispanic - 91 (11.4%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in La Veta: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (25.4%), Irish (16.3%), English (10.1%), Swedish (6.6%), Italian (5.6%), Czech (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7013 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 630 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in La Veta:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Veta town:

  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

14 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.7%
Colorado:  9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $670 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $905 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (56.6 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (94.5 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (483.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Walsenburg, CO (3.8 miles ), Aguilar, CO (4.6 miles ), Lynn, CO (4.6 miles) , Weston, CO (4.8 miles) , Gardner, CO (4.8 miles) , Fort Garland, CO (4.9 miles ), Stonewall Gap, CO (5.0 miles) , Blanca, CO (5.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $338,400
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.51 N, Longitude: 105.01 W

Area code: 719

La Veta household income distribution La Veta home values distribution


 

Crime rates in La Veta by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2012
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0001
per 100,000 0.00.00.0126.9
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 1000
per 100,000 113.30.00.00.0
Burglaries 1208
per 100,000 113.3235.60.01015.2
Thefts 0006
per 100,000 0.00.00.0761.4
Auto thefts 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Arson 0001
per 100,000 0.00.00.0126.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.7) 28.815.50.0191.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
Colorado average:

2.23

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.0%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +195 (+26.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

La Veta-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the La Veta town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 7/10/1978, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 42.3 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Veta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 61% 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 42.7 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 31.1 miles away from La Veta center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.1 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 44.1 miles away from the city 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 46.0 miles away from La Veta center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Huerfano County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Bob McGraw - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near La Veta:

  • MOUNTAIN CREEK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WALSENBURG, CO)
  • WALSENBURG CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WALSENBURG, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in La Veta, CO

Airports located in La Veta:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Veta:

  • Adams State College (about 48 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 56 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 60 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 4,083)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 88 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 5,185)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 97 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (about 97 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 105 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,620)

Public high school in La Veta:

Public elementary/middle school in La Veta:

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Library in La Veta:

  • LA VETA REGIONAL LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $171,664; Location: 310 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 11,777 books; 1,040 audio materials; 1,681 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 47 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in La Veta: La Veta Fire Protection District Station 1 (A), La Veta Marshal's Office (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: La Veta Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Francisco Fort Museum (306 South Main), La Veta Colorado (Recreational Trips & Guides; PO Box 278).

Hotels: Circle the Wagons RV Park (124 North Main 122), Cuchara Inn (73 Cuchara Avenue East), Cherry Street Inn (1012 Cherry Street), La Veta Colorado (PO Box 278).

 
Huerfano County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

CUCHARA WATER AND SANITATION DISTRICT (Address: 16925 HWY 12 , Population served: 1400, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1999. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-1999), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-28-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 1 NTU - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2006)
LA VETA TOWN OF (Population served: 924, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2004. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2004. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.7%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  53.5%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in La Veta, CO

La Veta compared to Colorado state average:

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


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Banks with branches in La Veta (2011 data):

  • Bank Midwest, National Association: La Veta Facility at 102 East Field Street, branch established on 1981/09/01. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


La Veta travel time to work - commute


La Veta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for La Veta town (based on Huerfano County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.22%
Here54.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchVineyard USAChurches of Christ
Adherents80.9%5.9%3.9%3.6%1.4%
Congregations27.8%11.1%11.1%5.6%5.6%
NameJewishAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents0.9%0.7%0.7%0.7%1.3%
Congregations-5.6%5.6%5.6%22.2%
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: 2
Huerfano County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Huerfano County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

16.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Huerfano County:

18.3%
Colorado:

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

6.2%
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 1$2,181$26,1720$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,661$31,9322$1,488
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$740
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,479$29,9160$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,762$28,5720$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,231
Totals for Government 7$17,083$29,2855$3,459

La Veta government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $63,000 ($80.98)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $171,000 ($219.79)
    General - Other: $150,000 ($192.80)
    Water Utilities: $119,000 ($152.96)
    Police Protection: $100,000 ($128.53)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($80.98)
    Sewerage: $63,000 ($80.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($12.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $169,000 ($217.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($44.99)

La Veta government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $66,000 ($84.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $13,000 ($16.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($46.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $177,000 ($227.51)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $241,000 ($309.77)
    Other Selective Sales: $132,000 ($169.67)
    NEC: $45,000 ($57.84)
    Property: $33,000 ($42.42)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000 ($6.43)

La Veta government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $581,000 ($746.79)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $169,000 ($217.22)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $154,000 ($197.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $529,000 ($679.95)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($66.84)
    Other, NEC: $15,000 ($19.28)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,085,000 ($1394.60)

9.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
Colorado average:

10.77%

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:
from Pueblo County, CO  1.22% ($16,222 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  0.59% ($60,308)
from El Paso County, CO  0.59% ($29,462)


9.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,433 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
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 Pueblo County, CO  2.27% ($28,460 average AGI)
to Las Animas County, CO  0.50% ($35,364)
to Denver County, CO  0.45% ($20,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Veta:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KGHF (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KFEL (970 AM; 3 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: WELLSPRING HARVEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Veta:

  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSPK (102.3 FM; WALSENBURG, CO; Owner: MAINSTREET BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • K206BX (89.1 FM; WALSENBURG, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Veta:

  • K03FR (Channel 3; LA VETA, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

La Veta fatal accident list:

May 20, 1999 05:10 PM, Sr-12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 29, 1994 02:00 AM, 12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 28, 1988 01:42 PM, W Grand St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 26, 1975 02:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $224,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,988
Total average daily truck traffic: 100
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 4,450


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • John Paleski, La Veta (Lat: 37.496028 Lon: -105.003194), Type: 54.8, Overall height: 54.8 m
    Registrant: 7326072828, Subcom1@subcarrier.Com, 139 WHITE OAK LANE
  • Michael J Umano, Off Highway 160 (Lat: 37.538194 Lon: -105.014861), Type: 36.5, Overall height: 36.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, Off Highway 160 (Lat: 37.538194 Lon: -105.014861), Type: 36.5, Overall height: 36.5 m
    Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 4 Mi S Of La Veta Pass Near (Lat: 37.511944 Lon: -105.171111), Call Sign: KFN701
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.265 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2011, Expiration Date: 08/21/2021
    Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7982, Email:
  • County Rd & Bridge Shop La Veta (Lat: 37.506944 Lon: -105.005833), Call Sign: KNBN606, Licensee ID: L00391423
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.040 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2001, Expiration Date: 10/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2011
    Registrant: County Of Huerfano, County Courthouse, Walsenburg, CO 81089, Phone: (719) 738-2370
  • 4 Mi S Of La Veta Pass (Lat: 37.510833 Lon: -105.173056), Call Sign: KRE501, Licensee ID: L00001440
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.2400 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/10/2003, Expiration Date: 12/07/2013
    Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7982, Email:
  • 6.4 Km South Of La Veta Pass Near La Veta (Lat: 37.511944 Lon: -105.170556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WNGR263
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.685 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 08/12/2021
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514
  • Mp 205.9 14.6 Mi W On Row (Lat: 37.478333 Lon: -105.160278), Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPDY506
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.920 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2003, Expiration Date: 12/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/07/2003
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 201 S. 16th St. Suite 305, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 280-6486, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • Mp 205.9 14.6 Mi W On Row (Lat: 37.478333 Lon: -105.160278), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPYI717
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2003, Expiration Date: 08/18/2013, Certifier: William B Hudran
    Registrant: Iowa Pacific Holdings, 1 Parker Place Suite 112, Janesevile, WI 53546, Phone: (608) 314-9313, Fax: (608) 314-1199, Email:
  • Lat: 37.497083 Lon: -105.004111, Call Sign: WQJW822
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.087 MHz, 458.087 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2009, Expiration Date: 01/27/2019, Certifier: Shannon Shrout
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • La Veta, Off Highway 160 (Lat: 37.538194 Lon: -105.014861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQMF269
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Francis J Dirico
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:
  • LA VETA, Ne 1/4, Sw 1/4, Nw 1/4, Se 1/4 Section 67 W Of 6th Prime (Lat: 37.552250 Lon: -104.915222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQOK856
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/01/2011, Expiration Date: 11/01/2021, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • La Veta, La Veta Transmitter Site (Lat: 37.511944 Lon: -105.171278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 18.9 m, Call Sign: WQQV367
    Assigned Frequencies: 6900.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Certifier: Paul Bossert
    Registrant: Mainstreet Broadcasting Company, Inc., 516 Main Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089, Phone: (719) 738-3636, Fax: (719) 738-2010, Email:
  • La Veta Xmtr Site, La Veta Xmtr Site (Lat: 37.512000 Lon: -105.171278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 18.9 m, Call Sign: WQRH770
    Assigned Frequencies: 7087.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Certifier: Paul Bossert
    Registrant: Mainstreet Broadcasting Company, Inc., 516 Main Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089, Phone: (719) 738-3636, Fax: (719) 738-2010, Email:
  • LA VETA PASS, Approx 4 Mi S Of La Veta Pass Near (Lat: 37.511944 Lon: -105.171111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KFG55, Licensee ID: L00001440
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6645.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2011, Expiration Date: 08/09/2021
    Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 E. 18th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7764, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Veta)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: NORD STAMPE SV4C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 168 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 100RD , Serial Number: 627, Year manufactured: 1972
    Registrant (Individual): Mark E Barbee, 1210 County Road 441, La Veta, CO 81055
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/18/1982
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3483S , Serial Number: 18255883, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Bill J Hickey, Po Box 364, La Veta, CO 81055
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5653U , Serial Number: 28-26449, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Robert C Mcclelland, Po Box 215, La Veta, CO 81055
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7389S , Serial Number: 18265179, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Sandra R Gey, 18 Houchin Blvd, La Veta, CO 81055
  • Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND TIGER MOTH DH 82A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: DEHAV ENG GIPSY MAJOR (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7404 , Serial Number: T7129, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1974
    Registrant (Individual): James W Fowler, Po Box 25, La Veta, CO 81055
  • Aircraft: DEAN WILLIAM E ZENITH ZODIAC 601XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 969WD , Serial Number: 6-5349, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence Y Moore, Po Box 597, La Veta, CO 81055
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97191 , Serial Number: 108-191, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1957
    Registrant (Corporation): Korona Air Inc, 132 W High St, La Veta, CO 81055


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - La Veta


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Veta, CO

Most common first names in La Veta, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1676.6 years
John1480.1 years
Robert1078.4 years
Charles1077.1 years
William974.2 years
George886.1 years
Joseph779.7 years
Fred781.0 years
Frances579.2 years
Anna478.5 years
Most common last names in La Veta, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith774.8 years
Bailey678.6 years
Chavez581.0 years
Kreutzer582.0 years
Sanchez579.8 years
Clark480.8 years
Kmetz478.7 years
Moore487.8 years
Sager482.7 years
Willis474.8 years

Businesses in La Veta, CO

  • FedEx: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1
  • True Value: 1


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  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest tornado activity"
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  • Roger L. Greene (1)
  • Mary Anne Della-Fera (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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