La Veta, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 779 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.7%
 
Males: 372  (47.8%)
Females: 407  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

51.4 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81055.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,964 (it was $29,342 in 2000)
La Veta:

$42,964
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,942 (it was $18,489 in 2000)

La Veta town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $214,222 (it was $98,300 in 2000)
La Veta:

$214,222
CO:

$348,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $856.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Veta: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.5%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in La Veta, CO (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in La Veta, Colorado as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Veta is 182 to 1.


Crime rates in La Veta by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(258.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(126.9)
2
(258.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(113.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(129.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(113.3)
2
(235.6)
0
(0.0)
8
(1,015)
4
(517.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(761.4)
7
(905.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(126.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)30.616.50.0203.0822.8

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City-data.com crime index in La Veta, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: English (17.5%), Irish (16.6%), German (13.5%), American (5.9%), Czechoslovakian (5.1%), Italian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7013 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 630 people per square mile   (low).

La Veta, Colorado map

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,214 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,029 (0.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 37.51 N, Longitude: 105.01 W

Area code: 719

Distribution of median household income in La Veta, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Veta, CO in 2017
La Veta satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.5%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +195 (+26.7%).
Most common industries in La Veta, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Social assistance (8.6%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.7%)
Most common occupations in La Veta, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Carpenters (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Carpenters (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.8%)

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 La Veta 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 the city 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 La Veta 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 La Veta 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 La Veta 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 (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Veta topographic map

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:

See full list of schools located in La Veta

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Bob McGraw - Baseball player.

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:

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
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.

For population 15 years and over in La Veta:

Marital status in La Veta, CO
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in La Veta:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - La Veta
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

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:
Here:

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

La Veta government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $226,000 ($290.12)
    General - Other: $153,000 ($196.41)
    Sewerage: $113,000 ($145.06)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($30.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($10.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $153,000 ($196.41)

La Veta government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($103.98)
    Sewerage: $56,000 ($71.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $48,000 ($61.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($20.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $89,000 ($114.25)
  • Tax - Property: $137,000 ($175.87)

La Veta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $605,000 ($776.64)

6.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,331 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Colorado average:

9.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pueblo County, CO  1.16% ($33,040 average AGI)

Businesses in La Veta, CO

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

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
Dec 6, 1999 10:10 PM, Sr-12, Lat: 37.509086, Lon: -105.009025, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 29, 1994 02:00 AM, 12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 26, 1975 02:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.9mTotal length
  • $1,515,000Total costs
  • 10,743Total average daily traffic
  • 900Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,147Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in La Veta, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 71980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for La Veta, CO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • John Paleski, La Veta (Lat: 37.496028 Lon: -105.003194), Type: 54.8, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: Subcarrier Communications Inc, Subcom1@subcarrier.Com, , Old B-ridge, Phone: (732) 607-2828
  • Michael J Umano, Off Highway 160 (Lat: 37.538194 Lon: -105.014861), Type: 36.5, Overall height: 36.5 m, Registrant: Industrial Tower And Wireless, LLC., Marsh-field, Phone: (781) 319-1111
  • Michael J Umano, Off Highway 160 (Lat: 37.538194 Lon: -105.014861), Type: 36.5, Overall height: 36.5 m, Registrant: Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, Phone: (781) 319-1011

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • La Veta, Off Highway 160 (Lat: 37.538194 Lon: -105.014861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQMF269,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Francis J Dirico, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/01/2011, Expiration Date: 11/01/2021, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, 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: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Paul Bossert, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Paul Bossert, Registrant: Mainstreet Broadcasting Company, Inc., 516 Main Street, Walsenburg, CO 81089, Phone: (719) 738-3636, Fax: (719) 466-7148, Email:
  • LA VETA, Off Highway 160 (Lat: 37.538194 Lon: -105.014861), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQZR659, Licensee ID: L01670730,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz... (+18 more), Grant Date: 07/17/2017, Expiration Date: 07/17/2027, Certifier: Bert Hamlin, Registrant: Eagle-Net Alliance, 11800 Ridge Parkway, Ste 405, Broomfield, CO 80021, Phone: (702) 210-9500, Email:
  • LA VETA PASS, Approx 4 Mi S Of La Veta Pass Near (Lat: 37.511944 Lon: -105.171111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KFG55,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6645.62 MHz, 6645.00 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2011, Expiration Date: 08/09/2021, Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 E. 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7764, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T310R (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 310PS , Serial Number: 310R-0559, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 06/04/2018
    Registrant (LLC): G & R Equipment Leasing LLC, Rock Wall Ranch / 14708 State Highway 12, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 11/29/1976
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/21/2000
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/07/1976
    Registrant (Individual): James W Fowler, Po Box 724, La Veta, CO 81055
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T310R (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 817GC , Serial Number: 310R0264, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 11/27/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Tom Faulhaber LLC, 458 Arrowhead Dr, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/07/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence Y Moore, Po Box 597, La Veta, CO 81055
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/02/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Mark E Barbee, 1210 County Road 441, La Veta, CO 81055
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/18/1982

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 24 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in La Veta, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (60.2%), and Structure Fires (23.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in La Veta, CO
    • 7760.2%Outside Fires
    • 3023.4%Structure Fires
    • 2116.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Veta, CO
  • 54.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.2%Wood
  • 17.3%Electricity
  • 4.5%Solar energy
  • 1.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Veta, CO
  • 48.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.0%Electricity
  • 18.2%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Wood


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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2020.