La Veta, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 758 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.0%
 
Males: 344  (45.5%)
Females: 414  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  55.5 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 81055.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,908 (it was $29,342 in 2000)
La Veta:

$31,908
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,585 (it was $18,489 in 2000)

La Veta town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $193,255 (it was $98,300 in 2000)
La Veta:

$193,255
CO:

$240,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $798.

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  • Races in La Veta, CO (2010)

    La Veta races chart
    • 68085.0%White alone
    • 9111.4%Hispanic
    • 212.6%Two or more races
    • 30.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in La Veta: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.9%), Irish (16.7%), English (9.6%), Italian (6.5%), Swedish (5.5%), Czech (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7013 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 613 people per square mile   (low).

La Veta,CO real estate house value index trend

La Veta, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in La Veta:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Veta town:

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

14 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.8%
Colorado:

9.5%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in La Veta, Colorado as of December 03, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in La Veta to the number of sex offenders is 259 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $713 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $827 (0.5%)

La Veta satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

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 2013
Murders 00002
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0258.7
Rapes 00012
per 100,000 0.00.00.0126.9258.7
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 10001
per 100,000 113.30.00.00.0129.4
Burglaries 12084
per 100,000 113.3235.60.01,015.2517.5
Thefts 00067
per 100,000 0.00.00.0761.4905.6
Auto thefts 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00010
per 100,000 0.00.00.0126.90.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 276.9) 28.715.50.0190.3771.1

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Crime rate in La Veta detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Colorado average:

2.14
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +195 (+26.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (27%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in La Veta, Colorado

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Earthquake activity:

La Veta-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 100% 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).
La Veta topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob McGraw - Baseball player.

Hospitals and 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)

airports located in La Veta:

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

  • Adams State University (about 48 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 57 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 61 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 88 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 94 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 97 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 97 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.4%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Colorado average:

11.4

La Veta travel time to work - commute La Veta mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,5084
Evangelical Protestant5566
Mainline Protestant3744
Other612
None2,212-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
La Veta:

50.1%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
La Veta:

47.0%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
La Veta:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.7%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
La Veta:

54.8%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.9%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Veta, 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
Financial Administration 1$2,120$25,4400$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,803$33,6360$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$289
Police Protection - Officers 2$147,804$886,8240$0
Streets and Highways 1$80,106$961,2720$0
Sewerage 2$5,510$33,0600$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$510
Water Supply 2$5,510$33,0600$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$318
Totals for Government 9$243,853$325,1373$1,117

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $63,000 ($83.11)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $171,000 ($225.59)
    General - Other: $150,000 ($197.89)
    Water Utilities: $119,000 ($156.99)
    Police Protection: $100,000 ($131.93)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($83.11)
    Sewerage: $63,000 ($83.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($13.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $169,000 ($222.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($46.17)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $66,000 ($87.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $13,000 ($17.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($47.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $177,000 ($233.51)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $241,000 ($317.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $132,000 ($174.14)
    NEC: $45,000 ($59.37)
    Property: $33,000 ($43.54)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000 ($6.60)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $581,000 ($766.49)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $169,000 ($222.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $154,000 ($203.17)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $529,000 ($697.89)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($68.60)
    Other, NEC: $15,000 ($19.79)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,085,000 ($1431.40)

7.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
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 Pueblo County, CO  0.78% ($31,882 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  0.50% ($32,727)


9.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.53%
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 Pueblo County, CO  2.37% ($23,226 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.85% ($24,684)

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 persons involved: 1
Feb 28, 1988 01:42 PM, W Grand St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 26, 1976 02:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 26, 1975 02:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $174,000Total costs
  • 2,988Total average daily traffic
  • 100Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,450Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

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:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in La Veta, CO)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • La Veta, Off Highway 160 (Lat: 37.538194 Lon: -105.014861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQMF269
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 07/22/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Francis J DiricoRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/01/2011, Expiration Date: 11/01/2021, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Paul BossertRegistrant: Mainstreet Broadcasting Company, Inc., 516 Main Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089, Phone: (719) 738-3636, Fax: (719) 466-7148, Email:
  • La Veta Site, Lat: 37.512000 Lon: -105.171278, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 18.9 m, Call Sign: WQRH770
    Assigned Frequencies: 7087.50 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Paul BossertRegistrant: Mainstreet Broadcasting Company, Inc., 516 Main Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089, Phone: (719) 738-3636, Fax: (719) 466-7148, 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/13/2011, Expiration Date: 08/09/2021Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 E. 18th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7764, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • 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 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 182EF , Serial Number: 18261392, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Viola LLC, C/O James Marc Haney Manager / 123 N Meadow Rd, La Veta, CO 81055
  • 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-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4265T , Serial Number: 32-7240055, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Johathan D Smalldridge, 123 N Meadow Rd, 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: 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 724, 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

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

LA VETA TOWN OF (Population served: 957, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HUAJATOLLA VALLEY ESTATES INC (Population served: 96, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In DEC-01-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-16-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-07-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2008)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

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

Incident types - La Veta

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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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Businesses in La Veta, CO

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

La Veta compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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