For population 25 years and over in Leadville:
For population 15 years and over in Leadville city:
185 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,221 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CO (71.0 miles , pop. 144,126).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (72.1 miles , pop. 450,166).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (509.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Leadville North, CO (0.9 miles ), Alma, CO (3.5 miles) , Fairplay, CO (4.0 miles ), Red Cliff, CO (4.3 miles ), Blue River, CO (4.3 miles ), Breckenridge, CO (4.6 miles ), Minturn, CO (5.0 miles ), Frisco, CO (5.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.25 N, Longitude: 106.29 W
Area code: 719
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Crime in Leadville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Leadville tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+4.4%).
Work and jobs in Leadville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Leadville, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Leadville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/13/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Leadville city center .
On 6/20/1975, a category F2 tornado 50.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Leadville-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/9/2001 at 22:38:54, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from Leadville center
On 2/10/2006 at 21:48:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/1/2005 at 05:57:03, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2002 at 22:17:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from Leadville 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 82.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lake County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: June Mathis - Screenwriter, Harvey Seeley Mudd - Engineer, Edgar Lee McWethy, Jr. - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Robert L. Mathews - Football player and coach, Thomas Harris MacDonald - Civil engineer, John Taintor Foote - Screenwriter.
Hospital/medical center in Leadville:
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Airports and heliports located in Leadville:
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Public high school in Leadville:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Leadville and their reported violations in the past:TURQUOISE REC AREA (Address: 810 Front St , Population served: 1533, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WHITE STAR HOST SITE (Address: 810 Front St , Population served: 215, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WHITE STAR VALLEY LOOP (Address: 810 Front St , Population served: 214, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:TWIN PEAKS CG PARRY PEAK CG (Address: 810 Front St , Population served: 208, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SUGAR LOAFIN RV CAMPGROUND (Population served: 201, Groundwater):
Past health violations:OUTWARD BOUND WEST (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Leadville that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 17.5%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 32.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Leadville compared to Colorado state average:
Banks with branches in Leadville (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Leadville, Colorado:
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Religion statistics for Leadville (based on Lake County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
11.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,406 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:
12.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,217 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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Leadville fatal accident list:
Oct 13, 1979 02:16 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 19, 1976 06:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leadville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Leadville, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (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: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leadville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Leadville)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.