Leadville, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 2,759 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 
Males: 1,571  (56.9%)
Females: 1,188  (43.1%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80461.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,758 (it was $36,714 in 2000)
Leadville:

$53,758
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,143 (it was $20,607 in 2000)

Leadville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $230,130 (it was $105,600 in 2000)
Leadville:

$230,130
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $279,259; detached houses: $323,794; mobile homes: $43,048

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,087.

March 2019 cost of living index in Leadville: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.5%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Leadville, CO (2010)
    • 1,77468.2%White alone
    • 74528.6%Hispanic
    • 301.2%Two or more races
    • 261.0%American Indian alone
    • 150.6%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Black alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone
    • 20.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Leadville, Colorado as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Leadville is 150 to 1.


Crime rates in Leadville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(74.6)
1
(38.5)
1
(38.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(328.3)
11
(401.6)
22
(817.8)
15
(551.7)
7
(255.8)
19
(705.5)
17
(642.2)
5
(186.6)
12
(462.2)
14
(542.8)
4
(154.0)
5
(188.3)
4
(147.5)
3
(107.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(364.8)
5
(182.5)
10
(371.7)
10
(367.8)
9
(328.9)
13
(482.7)
13
(491.1)
4
(149.3)
8
(308.2)
5
(193.9)
7
(269.5)
8
(301.2)
3
(110.7)
2
(71.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
53
(1,934)
40
(1,460)
36
(1,338)
46
(1,692)
40
(1,462)
24
(891.2)
27
(1,020)
32
(1,194)
13
(500.8)
21
(814.3)
20
(770.1)
32
(1,205)
23
(848.4)
28
(1,005)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(36.5)
2
(73.0)
1
(37.2)
1
(36.8)
3
(109.6)
2
(74.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.3)
7
(269.6)
2
(77.5)
1
(38.5)
4
(150.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(77.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.5)
1
(37.7)
1
(36.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)171.5157.4246.1206.7152.4246.2203.6169.4186.4191.995.1194.371.277.6

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City-data.com crime index in Leadville, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: Irish (15.6%), Arab (11.8%), American (10.4%), Slovene (8.8%), German (5.6%), Hungarian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 2/18/1878

Elevation: 10152 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 2,601 people per square mile   (average).

Leadville, Colorado map

182 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 2.6% Africa).

This city:

6.7%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,207 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,178 (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 ),
Copper Mountain, CO (4.4 miles ),
Norrie, CO (4.5 miles),
Breckenridge, CO (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.25 N, Longitude: 106.29 W

Area code: 719

Distribution of median household income in Leadville, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Leadville, CO in 2017
Leadville satellite photo by USGS

Leadville tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Colorado:

3.0%
Historical population in Leadville, CO
Historical housing units in Leadville, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in Leadville, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (23.3%)
  • Construction (17.0%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (20.3%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (27.4%)
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Leadville, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)

Average climate in Leadville, Colorado

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Leadville, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 63.6. This is about average.

City:

63.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.849. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.849
U.S.:

5.558
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2017 was 44.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 6.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.58
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 3.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.84
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0102. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Leadville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 511.6 miles away from Leadville center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 221.0 miles away from Leadville center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 376.6 miles away from Leadville center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 600.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 236.6 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 181.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leadville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Leadville:

  • ST VINCENT HOSPITAL GENERAL DISTRICT (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 822 W 4TH STREET)
  • ST VINCENT HOME HEALTH CARE (822 W 4TH ST)

Airports and heliports located in Leadville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leadville:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 59 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 60 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 67 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 70 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 72 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 73 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 6,619)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 76 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)

Public high school in Leadville:

Private high school in Leadville:

  • HIGH MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE (Students: 42, Location: 531 COUNTY ROAD 5A, Grades: 11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Leadville:

  • WESTPARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 267, Location: 130 WEST 12TH STREET, Grades: KG-2)
  • LAKE COUNTY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 1000 WEST 6TH STREET, Grades: 3-6)
See full list of schools located in Leadville

Library in Leadville:

  • LAKE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $332,188; Location: 1115 HARRISON AVE; 29,894 books; 1,062 audio materials; 907 video materials; 4 other licensed databases; 76 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Leadville: Leadville / Lake County Fire Rescue (A), Leadville Police Department (B), Lake County Sheriff's Office Jail (C), Lake County Sheriff's Office (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Leadville: Leadville Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Heritage Museum (102 East 9th Street), Lake County Civic Center (Museums; 102 East 9th Street), Healy House & Dexter Cabin Museum (912 Harrison Avenue), National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 120 West 9th Street), Ski Cooper (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 1101 Poplar Street).

Hotels: Columbine Inn & Suites (2019 North Poplar Street), Delaware Hotel (700 Harrison Avenue), Hitchin Post Motel (3164 Highway 91), Callaways Restaurant (700 Harrison Avenue), Avalanche Motel (231 Elm Street), Apple Blossom Inn (120 West 4th Street), Ice Palace Inn Bed & Breakfast (813 Spruce Street).

Court: Colorado State Government - Courts Fifth Judicial District- Probation Depart (505 Harrison Avenue).

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.

Lake 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 Leadville and their reported violations in the past:

TURQUOISE LAKE REC AREA (Population served: 1,533, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
WHITE STAR HOST SITE (Population served: 215, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WHITE STAR VALLEY LOOP (Population served: 214, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2012)
TWIN PEAKS CG PARRY PEAK CG (Population served: 208, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
SUGAR LOAFIN RV CAMPGROUND (Population served: 201, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MT MASSIVE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2011)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
SATURDAYS DISCOUNT STORE (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TWIN LAKES BED AND BISTRO (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Leadville that have no violations reported:

  • SKI COOPER (Population served: 405, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

49.3%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.2%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Leadville in 2010:

  • 26 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Leadville in 2000:

  • 14 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Leadville (2011 data):

  • Peoples National Bank Leadville: at 400 Harrison Avenue, branch established on 1940/05/22. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $50.2 mil, Deposits: $45.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Winter Trust Of 12/3/74
  • The First National Bank of Hugo: First Mountain Bank Branch at 409 Harrison Avenue, branch established on 1980/10/06. Info updated 2009/01/07: Bank assets: $102.7 mil, Deposits: $87.2 mil, headquarters in Hugo, CO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Liberty Capital Corporation Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • The Pueblo Bank and Trust Company: Harrison Street Branch at 600 Harrison Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/01: Bank assets: $309.6 mil, Deposits: $272.8 mil, headquarters in Pueblo, CO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Pueblo Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Leadville:

Marital status in Leadville, CO
  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

For population 25 years and over in Leadville:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leadville, CO (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6831
Evangelical Protestant3696
Mainline Protestant1262
Other61
None6,126-
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: 1
Lake County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Lake County:

10.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lake County:

4.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake County:

9.0%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.8%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Leadville:

47.6%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.1%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Leadville:

9.3%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Leadville:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Leadville:

33.4%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.1%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.5%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leadville, 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
Firefighters 10$123,984$148,7815$28,693
Other Government Administration 9$6,677$8,9030$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$26,070$39,1050$0
Streets and Highways 7$23,437$40,1780$0
Police - Other 2$4,780$28,6800$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,256$27,0721$638
Financial Administration 1$2,298$27,5760$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$954
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$808
Totals for Government 38$189,502$59,8438$31,093

Leadville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $788,000 ($285.61)
    Police Protection: $582,000 ($210.95)
    Regular Highways: $432,000 ($156.58)
    Central Staff Services: $346,000 ($125.41)
    Financial Administration: $346,000 ($125.41)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($18.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,205,000 ($436.75)

Leadville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $21,000 ($7.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $424,000 ($153.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $138,000 ($50.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000 ($18.85)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($4.35)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($1.45)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.72)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $153,000 ($55.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000 ($6.89)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $894,000 ($324.03)
    Property: $322,000 ($116.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $132,000 ($47.84)
    Other: $103,000 ($37.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $40,000 ($14.50)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $15,000 ($5.44)
    Other License: $9,000 ($3.26)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $5,000 ($1.81)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($1.45)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $504,000 ($182.67)

13.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.83%
Colorado average:

10.99%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Eagle County, CO  1.37% ($39,605 average AGI)
from Summit County, CO  1.12% ($46,032)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.72% ($34,500)


12.11% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.11%
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 Eagle County, CO  0.96% ($35,231 average AGI)
to Chaffee County, CO  0.77% ($53,762)
Businesses in Leadville, CO
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Super 81
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1
Pizza Hut1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Leadville:

  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRKY (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANBY, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leadville:

  • K219DX (91.7 FM; LEADVILLE, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KLEV-LP (107.9 FM; LEADVILLE, CO; Owner: COLORADO, STATE OF, TELECOM SERVS)
  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)
  • K202CV (88.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KBVC (104.1 FM; BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: HEADWATERS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KYSL (93.9 FM; FRISCO, CO; Owner: KRYSTAL BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZKS-FM2 (105.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C)
  • K276AA (103.1 FM; SALIDA & BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: CHAFFEE CTY. TV TRANSLATOR ASSOC.)
  • K213AT (90.5 FM; BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: COLORADO CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Leadville:

  • K05CK (Channel 5; LEADVILLE, CO; Owner: LAKE COUNTY TV-FM, INC.)
  • K03CD (Channel 3; LEADVILLE, CO; Owner: LAKE COUNTY TV-FM, INC.)
  • K11GM (Channel 11; LEADVILLE, CO; Owner: LAKE COUNTY TV-FM,INC.)
  • K09LT (Channel 9; MT. MASSIVE, ETC., CO; Owner: MOUNT MASSIVE LAKES, INC.)
  • K08ER (Channel 8; LEADVILLE, CO; Owner: LAKE COUNTY TV FM, INC.)
  • K13GI (Channel 13; LEADVILLE, CO; Owner: LAKE COUNTY TV-FM,INC.)
  • K51FQ (Channel 63; MT. MASSIVE, ETC., CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Leadville: Edgar Lee, Jr. Mcwethy.

Leadville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Leadville fatal accident list:

Oct 13, 1979 02:16 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leadville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 50 (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: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 27 (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: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leadville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Leadville)

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 34 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Leadville, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.0%), and Structure Fires (34.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Leadville, CO
    • 12545.0%Outside Fires
    • 9534.2%Structure Fires
    • 3311.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 259.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Leadville, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Leadville, Colorado:

  • Delaware Hotel, 700 Harrison Ave, Leadville, Colorado 80461 , Phone: (719) 486-1418
  • Leadville Inn, 25 Jacktown PL, Leadville, Colorado 80461 , Phone: (719) 486-3637
  • Columbine Inn & Suites, 2019 N Poplar, Leadville, Colorado 80461 , Phone: (719) 486-5650, Fax: (719) 486-8273
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Leadville, Colorado
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Leadville, CO
  • 84.6%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Wood
  • 3.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Leadville, CO
  • 92.0%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 1.4%Electricity


Leadville compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Leadville on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.