For population 25 years and over in Meeker:
For population 15 years and over in Meeker town:
108 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $782 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (140.4 miles , pop. 94,673).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (150.1 miles , pop. 450,166).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (505.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: 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 ), Parachute, CO (6.4 miles ), Battlement Mesa, CO (6.5 miles ), Glenwood Springs, CO (6.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.04 N, Longitude: 107.91 W
Area code: 970
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Meeker detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +145 (+6.9%).
Work and jobs in Meeker: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Meeker, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Linden Blue - Financier, Verlyn Klinkenborg - Non-fiction writer, Neal Blue - Chief executive.
Hospital/medical center in Meeker:
Airports and heliports located in Meeker:
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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:UTE LODGE (Address: 393 CR 75 , Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Meeker that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 3.6%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 79.5% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 15.2% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
People in group quarters in Meeker in 2010:
17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Meeker compared to Colorado state average:
Banks with branches in Meeker (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Meeker (based on Rio Blanco County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Meeker government finances in 2002(per resident):
11.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,767 average adjusted gross income)
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:
9.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,797 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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:
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.