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Population in 2012: 986 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.4%
 

Males: 480  (48.7%)
Females: 506  (51.3%)

Median resident age:  34.2 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81141.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,271 (it was $23,092 in 2000)
Manassa:

$39,271
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,071

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,114 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Manassa:

$97,114
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $107,096; Detached houses: $119,678; Mobile homes: $65,904

Median gross rent in 2012: $583.

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  • White alone - 498 (50.3%)
  • Hispanic - 472 (47.6%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Manassa: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (7.6%), English (7.3%), French (3.8%), Irish (3.7%), Danish (2.5%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 6/6/1889

Elevation: 7683 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 1,051 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Manassa:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Manassa town:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Manassa, Colorado as of December 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Manassa to the number of sex offenders is 986 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $571 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $518 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (104.3 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (132.4 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (428.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Romeo, CO (1.6 miles ), Sanford, CO (2.5 miles ), La Jara, CO (2.7 miles ), Conejos, CO (2.7 miles) , Antonito, CO (2.8 miles ), Capulin, CO (3.5 miles) , San Miguel, NM (4.4 miles ), Alamosa, CO (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 37.17 N, Longitude: 105.94 W

Area code: 719

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-0.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Manassa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 24% smaller 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 66.9 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 57.9 miles away from Manassa 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 50.5 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 72.7 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 63.9 miles away from Manassa center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.4 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 Conejos County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jack Dempsey - (1895-1983),world champion boxer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Manassa:

  • HOSPICE DEL VALLE, INC. (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ALAMOSA, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Manassa, CO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manassa:

  • Adams State College (about 21 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 104 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 107 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 108 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 4,083)
  • Western State College of Colorado (about 110 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 117 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • San Juan College (about 127 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 3,028)

Public elementary/middle school in Manassa:

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Notable locations in Manassa: Manassa Fire Department (A), Manassa Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Manassa: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter - day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Manassa: Jack Dempsey Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Conejos County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 21.1. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.8
U.S.:

22.1

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

MANASSA, TOWN OF (Population served: 1050, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.6%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 19.4% for other race residents, 8.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.4%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Manassa, CO

Manassa compared to Colorado state average:

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  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Manassa travel time to work - commute


Manassa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Manassa town (based on Conejos County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.15%
Here67.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents53.4%40.7%2.2%1.7%1.9%
Congregations41.7%33.3%4.2%8.3%12.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Conejos County:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Conejos County:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Conejos County:

16.6%
Colorado:

18.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,391$28,6920$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$266
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,310$39,7200$0
Sewerage 1$2,455$29,4602$1,309
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$227
Totals for Government 3$8,156$32,6245$1,802

Manassa government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $104,000 ($105.48)
    Police Protection: $99,000 ($100.41)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($70.99)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($44.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($13.18)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($11.16)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($3.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $49,000 ($49.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $119,000 ($120.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($9.13)

Manassa government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $106,000 ($107.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $28,000 ($28.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($1.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $19,000 ($19.27)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($10.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $71,000 ($72.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $47,000 ($47.67)
    All Other: $9,000 ($9.13)
  • Tax - Property: $35,000 ($35.50)
    Total General Sales: $21,000 ($21.30)
    Public Utilities: $20,000 ($20.28)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000 ($5.07)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.01)

Manassa government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $145,000 ($147.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $825,000 ($836.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $801,000 ($812.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $139,000 ($140.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $24,000 ($24.34)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($6.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $76,000 ($77.08)

5.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,550 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Colorado average:

10.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Alamosa County, CO  0.99% ($33,292 average AGI)
from Rio Grande County, CO  0.54% ($28,769)
from Denver County, CO  0.45% ($22,545)


7.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Colorado average:

10.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Alamosa County, CO  2.38% ($24,847 average AGI)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.52% ($31,538)

Strongest AM radio stations in Manassa:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGIW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KSLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTE VISTA, CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manassa:

  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KKIT (99.1 FM; ANGEL FIRE, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • K216CT (91.1 FM; EAGLE NEST, NM; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K278AE (103.5 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: FRANK A. SHULTZ, III)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Manassa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Manassa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2335G , Serial Number: 51635, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Jerome G Anderson, Po Box 156, Manassa, CO 81141
  • Aircraft: BRINK PPC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 5134Z , Serial Number: B001
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas W Brinkley, Po Box 73, Manassa, CO 81141
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/22/1976
  • Aircraft: SIGMON MARCUS VANS ACFT INC RV-8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 56MS , Serial Number: 80966
    Registrant (Individual): Marcus L Sigmon, Po Box 146, Manassa, CO 81141
  • Aircraft: SIGMON MARCUS STOL CH-701 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P & W R-2800 SERIES (2000 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 567MS , Serial Number: 7-5518, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/2006
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Marcus L Sigmon, Po Box 146, Manassa, CO 81141, Other Owners: Alona R Sigmon
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7745P , Serial Number: 24-2960, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1961
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John T Salazar, Po Box 510, Manassa, CO 81141, Other Owners: Mary Lou Salazar



Most common first names in Manassa, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose1377.4 years
William578.6 years
Frank574.2 years
John583.0 years
Thomas472.0 years
Margaret481.3 years
Mary485.5 years
Joe481.0 years
George381.0 years
Maria379.0 years
Most common last names in Manassa, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Montoya1483.8 years
Lopez1378.8 years
Martinez1276.0 years
Sowards1180.0 years
Bagwell1078.4 years
Salazar986.3 years
Cisneros876.5 years
Depriest785.2 years
Brady780.3 years
Espinoza671.2 years

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