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Population in 2012: 2,509 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.9%
 

Males: 1,318  (52.5%)
Females: 1,191  (47.5%)

Median resident age:  38.4 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81641.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,744 (it was $34,479 in 2000)
Meeker:

$48,744
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,365

Meeker town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $197,998 (it was $99,800 in 2000)
Meeker:

$197,998
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $230,704; Detached houses: $228,880; Townhouses or other attached units: $70,431; Mobile homes: $295,140

Median gross rent in 2012: $716.

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  • White alone - 2,065 (83.4%)
  • Hispanic - 321 (13.0%)
  • Two or more races - 49 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Meeker: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.8%), English (13.0%), Irish (10.8%), French (10.4%), Scottish (7.1%), United States (5.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 11/10/1885

Elevation: 6239 feet

Land area: 2.91 square miles.

Population density: 862 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Meeker:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meeker town:

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

132 residents are foreign born

This town:  5.3%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Meeker, Colorado as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Meeker to the number of sex offenders is 2,509 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $897 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $774 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (140.4 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (157.8 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (505.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Maybell, CO (5.9 miles) , Rifle, CO (6.0 miles ), Silt, CO (6.1 miles ), Grand Valley, CO (6.1 miles) , New Castle, CO (6.2 miles ), Craig, CO (6.2 miles ), Chacra, CO (6.4 miles ), Parachute, CO (6.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $207,900
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $207,900
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $374,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $332,300
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $181,400

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Latitude: 40.04 N, Longitude: 107.91 W

Area code: 970

Meeker household income distribution Meeker home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Meeker by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10000000010
per 100,000 43.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.039.70.0
Robberies 10000000000
per 100,000 43.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 10211415241216251412
per 100,000 434.2894.0616.5671.11044.8519.7685.81039.5569.839.778.3
Burglaries 151464261810649
per 100,000 651.3596.0264.2179.087.1259.9771.5415.8244.2158.9352.4
Thefts 6151395655296823251517
per 100,000 2648.72171.11717.32505.62394.41256.02914.7956.31017.5595.7665.6
Auto thefts 04113540111
per 100,000 0.0170.344.044.7130.6216.5171.50.040.739.739.2
Arson 01102002100
per 100,000 0.042.644.00.087.10.00.083.240.70.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.7) 271.3304.3202.9237.5304.6179.8304.8260.9165.973.866.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Colorado average:

2.23

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +145 (+6.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (27%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Extraction workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Meeker-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/2002 at 18:17:45, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/20/1995 at 12:46:16, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from Meeker center
On 4/6/1999 at 00:41:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2001 at 22:38:54, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.6 miles away from the city 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 39.8 miles away from Meeker center
On 10/1/2005 at 05:57:03, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rio Blanco County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Linden Blue - Financier, Verlyn Klinkenborg - Non-fiction writer, Neal Blue - Chief executive.


Hospitals/medical centers in Meeker:

  • PIONEERS HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 345 CLEVELAND STREET)
  • PIONEERS MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 345 CLEVELAND STREET)
  • WALBRIDGE MEM CONV WING (Nursing Home, 345 CLEVELAND)
  • WALBRIDGE MEMORIAL CONVALESCENT WING (Nursing Home, 345 CLEVELAND STREET)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meeker:

  • Mesa State College (about 75 miles; Grand Junction, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,126)
  • Western State College of Colorado (about 116 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 141 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 145 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 148 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 3,082)
  • University of Wyoming (about 151 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • Front Range Community College (about 153 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 6,905)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Meeker:

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Library in Meeker:

  • MEEKER REGIONAL LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $315,894; Location: 490 MAIN STREET; 30,026 books; 1,978 audio materials; 1,161 video materials; 64 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Meeker Volunteer Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attractions: White River Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 565 Park Avenue), Flattops Wilderness Video - IOR Productions (Recreation Areas; PO Box 540), Buffalo Horn Ranch (Tours & Charters; 13825 County Road 7), Bar H Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 2036 County Road 43).

Hotels: Green Cabins (1240 County Road 8), Andrea's Market Street Bar & Grill (173 1st St).

Courts: Colorado State Government - Judicial Dept- District Court (555 Main), Meeker Town Government - City Hall- Municipal Court- Water Department (345 East Market Street).

 
Rio Blanco County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Meeker and their reported violations in the past:

SLEEPY CAT GUEST RANCH (Population served: 175, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2003)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2002), St Intentional no-action (NOV-12-2002)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2002), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2002)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2002), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-04-2002)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-08-2002)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 12 other older monitoring violations
UTE LODGE (Address: 393 CR 75 , Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • MEEKER TOWN OF (Population served: 2342, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.3%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 84.3% for American Indian residents, 30.8% for other race residents, 13.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.8%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Meeker, CO

People in group quarters in Meeker in 2010:

  • 29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Meeker compared to Colorado state average:

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  • 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Meeker (2011 data):

  • Mountain Valley Bank: - Meeker Branch at 400 Main Street, branch established on 2004/07/02. Info updated 2011/04/18: Bank assets: $146.2 mil, Deposits: $128.7 mil, headquarters in Walden, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Mountain Valley Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank of the Rockies: Meeker Office at 504 Main Street, branch established on 1999/06/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $340.6 mil, Deposits: $308.7 mil, headquarters in Grand Junction, CO, negative income in the last year, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Fnbr Holding Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Meeker travel time to work - commute


Meeker mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Meeker town (based on Rio Blanco County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.27%
Here37.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents37.4%26.2%8.9%7.7%7.3%
Congregations15.8%10.5%10.5%10.5%5.3%
NameAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.5%3.1%2.6%1.6%1.8%
Congregations10.5%5.3%10.5%10.5%10.5%
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: 3
Rio Blanco County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Rio Blanco County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Rio Blanco County:

11.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.4%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Rio Blanco County:

15.7%
Colorado:

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

8.0%
State:

9.6%

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
Financial Administration 1$2,100$25,2000$0
Other Government Administration 3$4,831$19,3248$4,903
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,536$39,6860$0
Streets and Highways 2$10,949$65,6940$0
Health 0$0 3$5,502
Water Supply 4$11,491$34,4730$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,845$34,1401$987
Totals for Government 16$48,752$36,56412$11,392

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

  • Construction - General: $36,000 ($14.35)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($12.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($5.58)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $308,000 ($122.76)
    Water Utilities: $248,000 ($98.84)
    Financial Administration: $211,000 ($84.10)
    Regular Highways: $155,000 ($61.78)
    General - Other: $112,000 ($44.64)
    Welfare - Other: $52,000 ($20.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000 ($15.15)
    Corrections - Other: $19,000 ($7.57)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $12,000 ($4.78)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($4.78)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($3.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($1.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $24,000 ($9.57)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($4.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($3.59)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($3.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $517,000 ($206.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($7.57)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $14,000 ($5.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $325,000 ($129.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $231,000 ($92.07)
    Health & Hospitals: $18,000 ($7.17)
    All Other: $17,000 ($6.78)
    Highways: $8,000 ($3.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $99,000 ($39.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $23,000 ($9.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $374,000 ($149.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $305,000 ($121.56)
    Highways: $81,000 ($32.28)
    Public Welfare: $59,000 ($23.52)
    Health & Hospitals: $4,000 ($1.59)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $21,000 ($8.37)
    NEC: $19,000 ($7.57)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $400,000 ($159.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $374,000 ($149.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($10.36)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,560,000 ($621.76)

11.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.71%
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 Mesa County, CO  1.67% ($29,686 average AGI)
from Uintah County, UT  0.53% ($45,909)


9.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.42%
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 Mesa County, CO  1.81% ($36,270 average AGI)
to Garfield County, CO  0.93% ($46,421)
to Moffat County, CO  0.74% ($37,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Meeker:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • 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.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRGS (690 AM; 1 kW; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meeker:

  • KAYW (98.1 FM; MEEKER, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • KQZR (102.5 FM; CRAIG, CO; Owner: CRAIG BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K216BP (91.1 FM; MEEKER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • K219AW (91.7 FM; MEEKER, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KRAI-FM (93.7 FM; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KIDN-FM (95.9 FM; HAYDEN, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Meeker:

  • K09FE (Channel 9; MEEKER, ETC., CO; Owner: RIO BLANCO COUNTY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K06JJ (Channel 6; MEEKER, ETC., CO; Owner: RIO BLANCO COUNTY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K12LT (Channel 12; MEEKER, ETC., CO; Owner: RIO BLANCO COUNTY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K64BH (Channel 64; MEEKER, CO; Owner: RIO BLANCO COUNTY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K46DO (Channel 46; MEEKER, CO; Owner: RIO BLANCO COUNTY TV ASSOCIATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Meeker, Colorado:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Colorado average:
  • Fatal accident count: 147
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 66
  • Fatalities: 158
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 391
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

Meeker fatal accident list:

Aug 23, 2008 01:30 PM, Sr-13, Lat: 40.060836, Lon: -107.868247, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 23, 2005 08:59 AM, 4th Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,277
Total average daily truck traffic: 678
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 9,434

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Meeker)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Meeker, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 39 (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: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Meeker)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Meeker)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 35
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Meeker


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

Most common first names in Meeker, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2377.0 years
Mary2178.4 years
William2075.0 years
James1974.2 years
Charles1974.5 years
Ruth1678.1 years
Robert1673.9 years
George1378.6 years
Frank1075.0 years
Roy978.7 years
Most common last names in Meeker, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crawford1074.3 years
Smith1081.1 years
Johnson983.6 years
Martin875.0 years
White869.5 years
Cook776.9 years
Arnold773.7 years
Holland682.1 years
Kracht676.8 years
Carroll677.2 years
Businesses in Meeker, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1True Value1
FedEx1UPS1
RadioShack1

Meeker on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial specialists:"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Book stores and news dealers"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ronald K. Spencer (2)
  • James Tafoya (2)
  • Stacey Gould (1)
  • Ronald Keith Spencer (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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