McClave, Colorado

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Population in July 2007: 932.
Males: 466  (50.1%)
Females: 466  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Colorado median age:  34.3 years

Zip code: 81057

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,500 (it was $34,792 in 2000)
McClave:

$46,500
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,078 (it was $15,211 in 2000)

McClave CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,578 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
McClave:

$99,578
CO:

$240,500
  • Races in McClave, CO (2000)

    McClave races chart
    • 76179.1%White alone
    • 18018.7%Hispanic
    • 111.1%Two or more races
    • 80.8%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in McClave: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3860 feet

Land area: 263.5 square miles.

Population density: 3.5 people per square mile   (very low).

McClave, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in McClave:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McClave CCD:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

McClave CCD:  0.6% ($440)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)
McClave satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (96.1 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (116.0 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (503.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hasty, CO (2.3 miles) , Wiley, CO (2.8 miles ), Purgatoire Valley, CO (3.6 miles ), Lamar, CO (3.7 miles ), Las Animas, CO (4.5 miles ), Eads, CO (4.9 miles ), Haswell, CO (5.2 miles) , Granada, CO (5.5 miles ).

Latitude: 38.14 N, Longitude: 102.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (43%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (3%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (22%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (18%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Work and jobs in McClave: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in McClave, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

McClave-area historical tornado activity is near Colorado state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the McClave place center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 10/17/1971, a category F3 tornado 16.6 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McClave-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 19% 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 134.2 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 133.8 miles away from McClave center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.3 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) earthquake occurred 327.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 164.4 miles away from McClave 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 140.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bent County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near McClave:

  • JUNIPER VILLAGE AT LAMAR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LAMAR, CO)
  • LAMAR AREA HOSPICE ASSOCIATION (Hospital, about 14 miles away; LAMAR, CO)
  • LAMAR DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; LAMAR, CO)
  • PROWERS MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LAMAR, CO)
  • PROWERS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; LAMAR, CO)

Amtrak station near McClave:

  • 14 miles: LAMAR (MAIN & BEECH STS.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McClave:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 95 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 97 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 114 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 118 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 118 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 119 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 119 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)

Public high school in McClave:

Public elementary/middle school in McClave:

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Notable locations in McClave: Cordes-Oberlander Ranch (A), Bishop Ranch (B), Hasty - McClave Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McClave include: Friends Community Church of Hasty (A), Methodist Church of McClave (B), Riverview Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Valley Cemetery (1), Wiley Cemetery (2), The Home Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Long Lake (A), Jims Pond (B), Lake Hasty (C), Dingwall Ditch Retention Reservoir (D), G W Verhoeff Reservoir (E), John Martin Reservoir (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Limestone Creek (A), McRae Arroyo (B), Prowers Arroyo (C), Graveyard Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in McClave include: Bents New Fort Marker (1), John Martin Reservoir Wildlife Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bent 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 93.9. This is worse than average.

City:

93.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 32.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

20.0
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.2%
Whole state:  63.9%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.9%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.5%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Colorado average:

11.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for McClave CCD (based on Bent County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,4691
Mainline Protestant3383
Evangelical Protestant2859
Other7-
None4,400-
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
Bent County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

10.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.7%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bent County:

21.7%
Colorado:

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

14.5%
State:

9.6%

6.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
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 Otero County, CO  0.99% ($24,786 average AGI)
from Prowers County, CO  0.92% ($40,615)


7.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($21,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
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 Otero County, CO  1.40% ($19,450 average AGI)
to Pueblo County, CO  1.19% ($-2,000)
to Prowers County, CO  0.84% ($31,417)

Strongest AM radio stations in McClave:

  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

Strongest FM radio stations in McClave:

  • KVAY (105.7 FM; LAMAR, CO; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KSNZ (93.3 FM; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • K211EI (90.1 FM; LAMAR, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K207BI (89.3 FM; LAMAR, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McClave:

  • K48DW (Channel 48; EADS, ETC., CO; Owner: KIOWA COUNTY)
  • K07DH (Channel 7; LAMAR, CO; Owner: THE CITY OF LAMAR, COLORADO)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • .5 Mi N .25 Mi E Jct Hwy 196 & Main St (Lat: 38.139167 Lon: -102.727694), Call Sign: KCX934, Licensee ID: L00411395
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHzGrant Date: 10/18/2001, Expiration Date: 11/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2012Registrant: Joe Kasza, Box 13, Mcclave, CO 81057, Phone: (719) 829-4208
  • 23133 Road Ll (Lat: 38.141944 Lon: -102.786028), Call Sign: KNEP331
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/1998, Expiration Date: 03/03/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2003Registrant: Steven R Wertz, 34244 Rd Llk, Mcglave, CO 81057
  • 2 Mi N Cr 30 (Lat: 38.164167 Lon: -102.851861), Call Sign: KCJ732, Licensee ID: L00055404
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.160 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2005, Expiration Date: 07/23/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2015Registrant: Fort Lyon Canal Company, Las Animas, CO 81054, Phone: (719) 456-0720

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MCCLAVE, 99 Highway 196 (Lat: 38.135944 Lon: -102.853278), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQVS250
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/27/2015, Expiration Date: 04/27/2025, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1220 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-6767, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7FC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4839E , Serial Number: 7FC-296, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Burt W Heckman, 28274 Rd Ll, Mcclave, CO 81057

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

MCCLAVE WA INC (Population served: 440, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 33 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - McClave

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McClave, CO

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

McClave compared to Colorado state average:

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