Marble, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 131 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.8%
Males: 56  (43.0%)
Females: 75  (57.0%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 81623

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,237 (it was $46,094 in 2000)
Marble:

$48,237
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,843 (it was $18,509 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $305,461 (it was $220,500 in 2000)
Marble:

$305,461
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $368,767; Detached houses: $369,961

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,195.

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    • 12091.6%White alone
    • 75.3%Hispanic
    • 43.1%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Marble: 99.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Dutch (14.1%), English (14.1%), Irish (10.6%), Italian (9.5%), Polish (9.0%), German (7.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7960 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 352 people per square mile   (very low).

Marble, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Marble:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marble town:

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 69.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

22 residents are foreign born (6.0% Europe).

This town:

14.6%
Colorado:

9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,661 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,070 (0.6%)

Marble satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CO (119.9 miles , pop. 144,126).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (120.6 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (470.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Redstone, CO (2.8 miles) , Somerset, CO (3.1 miles ), Snowmass Village, CO (4.0 miles ), Mount Crested Butte, CO (4.1 miles ), Crested Butte, CO (4.2 miles ), Aspen, CO (4.6 miles ), Woody Creek, CO (4.6 miles ), Basalt, CO (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $130,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.07 N, Longitude: 107.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

Marble household income distribution Marble home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.2%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+75.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (47%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Finance and insurance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (53%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (28%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (2%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (35%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (30%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Marble, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Marble-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 189% 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 486.4 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 556.5 miles away from Marble 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 344.2 miles away from the city center
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 245.0 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 213.5 miles away from Marble center
On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.6 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 Gunnison County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Landslides: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marble topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marble:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 34 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 40 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 73 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 115 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 118 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 121 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 122 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)

Public high school in Marble:

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Notable locations in Marble: Marble Museum (A), Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District Station 8300 Marble (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Marble: Marble Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Beaver Lake Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Carbonate Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Gunnison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 37.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 44.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 6.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.36
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 33.3%
(27.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.4%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Colorado average:

11.4

Marble travel time to work - commute Marble mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Marble town (based on Gunnison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,1572
Evangelical Protestant1,12112
Mainline Protestant4914
Other3263
None9,229-
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: 5
Gunnison County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gunnison County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Gunnison County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

30.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.7%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Gunnison County:

15.2%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.7%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Marble:

44.8%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.8%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Marble:

28.7
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Marble:

23.8%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Marble:

6.3%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Marble:

36.6%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Marble:

49.8%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Marble:

75.1%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marble, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,008
Totals for Government 0$0 1$1,008

9.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.38%
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 Denver County, CO  0.60% ($32,879 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  0.38% ($15,286)
from Boulder County, CO  0.31% ($26,824)


10.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.58%
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 Denver County, CO  0.50% ($32,357 average AGI)
to Mesa County, CO  0.41% ($48,391)
to Boulder County, CO  0.39% ($100,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marble:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGLN (980 AM; 1 kW; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marble:

  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • 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)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KPVW (107.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KKXK (94.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KWGL (105.7 FM; OURAY, CO; Owner: WS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRH (88.3 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • KBNG (103.7 FM; RIDGWAY, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KNFO (106.1 FM; BASALT, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 457Total average daily traffic
  • 7Total average daily truck traffic
  • 695Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 541AM , Serial Number: 2153, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel Roy Szmiot, 888 Prospector Trl, Marble, CO 81623

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

MARBLE WC (Population served: 93, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

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

  • TREASURE MOUNTAIN BIBLE CAMP (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Wood (43%)

Marble compared to Colorado state average:

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