Meeker, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 2,493 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.2%
 
Males: 1,335  (53.6%)
Females: 1,158  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 81641.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,617 (it was $34,479 in 2000)
Meeker:

$54,617
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,463 (it was $17,647 in 2000)

Meeker town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $198,652 (it was $99,800 in 2000)
Meeker:

$198,652
CO:

$240,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $833.

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  • Races in Meeker, CO (2010)

    Meeker races chart
    • 2,06583.4%White alone
    • 32113.0%Hispanic
    • 492.0%Two or more races
    • 170.7%American Indian alone
    • 90.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.3%Black alone
    • 70.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Meeker: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.8%), English (10.6%), Irish (9.1%), Scottish (5.7%), United States (5.6%), Polish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 11/10/1885

Elevation: 6239 feet

Land area: 2.91 square miles.

Population density: 856 people per square mile   (low).

Meeker,CO real estate house value index trend

Meeker, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Meeker:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meeker town:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

229 residents are foreign born (6.6% Latin America, 2.0% Oceania).

This town:

8.7%
Colorado:

9.5%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Meeker, Colorado as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Meeker to the number of sex offenders is 1,255 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $979 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $727 (0.3%)

Meeker satellite photo by USGS

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: 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
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $181,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100000000100
per 100,000 43.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.039.70.00.0
Robberies 100000000000
per 100,000 43.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 102114152412162514121
per 100,000 434.2894.0616.5671.11,044.8519.7685.81,039.5569.839.778.339.6
Burglaries 1514642618106495
per 100,000 651.3596.0264.2179.087.1259.9771.5415.8244.2158.9352.4197.8
Thefts 615139565529682325151717
per 100,000 2,648.72,171.11,717.32,505.62,394.41,256.02,914.7956.31,017.5595.7665.6672.5
Auto thefts 041135401110
per 100,000 0.0170.344.044.7130.6216.5171.50.040.739.739.20.0
Arson 011020021001
per 100,000 0.042.644.00.087.10.00.083.240.70.00.039.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.3) 270.9303.9202.6237.2304.2179.6304.3260.6165.773.766.346.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Meeker detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Colorado average:

2.28
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +145 (+6.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (31%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

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Earthquake activity:

Meeker-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 343.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 411.5 miles away from Meeker 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 506.8 miles away from the city 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 274.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 137.2 miles away from Meeker center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 246.9 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 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: Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Meeker topographic map

Birthplace of: Linden Blue - Financier, Verlyn Klinkenborg - Non-fiction writer, Neal Blue - Chief executive.

Hospitals and medical centers in Meeker:

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

Airports and heliports located in Meeker:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meeker:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 47 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 75 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 117 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 128 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 141 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 144 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 149 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)

Public high school in Meeker:

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.754. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.754
U.S.:

6.575

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 40.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.3
U.S.:

32.0

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

REDI SERVICES (Population served: 350, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
RIO BLANCO RANCH COMPANY (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
TRAPPERS LAKE LODGE (Population served: 51, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2007. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2009)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
CROSS L ESTATES (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-27-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2009)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 71 regular monitoring violations
UTE LODGE (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 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: 2,342, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • D AND P WATER HAULER (Population served: 73, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • BUCKSKIN VALLEY SUBDVISION (Population served: 28, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.9%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race 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

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, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Meeker compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Colorado average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,0584
Evangelical Protestant89915
Catholic6042
Mainline Protestant4344
None3,671-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,590$31,0801$906
Other Government Administration 1$2,590$31,0809$3,678
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$705
Police Protection - Officers 6$24,946$49,8920$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,530
Streets and Highways 3$10,210$40,8400$0
Health 0$0 4$1,955
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,813
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$237
Water Supply 5$15,427$37,0250$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,794$45,5283$2,364
Totals for Government 17$59,557$42,04024$13,188

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

  • Construction - General: $36,000 ($14.44)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($12.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($5.62)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $308,000 ($123.55)
    Water Utilities: $248,000 ($99.48)
    Financial Administration: $211,000 ($84.64)
    Regular Highways: $155,000 ($62.17)
    General - Other: $112,000 ($44.93)
    Welfare - Other: $52,000 ($20.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000 ($15.24)
    Corrections - Other: $19,000 ($7.62)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $12,000 ($4.81)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($4.81)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($3.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($1.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $24,000 ($9.63)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($4.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($3.61)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($3.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $517,000 ($207.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($7.62)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $14,000 ($5.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $325,000 ($130.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $231,000 ($92.66)
    Health & Hospitals: $18,000 ($7.22)
    All Other: $17,000 ($6.82)
    Highways: $8,000 ($3.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $99,000 ($39.71)
    General Revenue, NEC: $23,000 ($9.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $374,000 ($150.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $305,000 ($122.34)
    Highways: $81,000 ($32.49)
    Public Welfare: $59,000 ($23.67)
    Health & Hospitals: $4,000 ($1.60)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $21,000 ($8.42)
    NEC: $19,000 ($7.62)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $400,000 ($160.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $374,000 ($150.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($10.43)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,560,000 ($625.75)

9.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.03%
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 Mesa County, CO  1.38% ($34,516 average AGI)
from Moffat County, CO  0.58% ($55,077)


9.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,379 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.68%
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 Mesa County, CO  0.93% ($33,714 average AGI)
to Garfield County, CO  0.62% ($56,214)

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)
Meeker fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Meeker fatal accident list:

Aug 23, 2008 01:30 PM, Sr-13, Lat: 40.06084, Lon: -107.86825, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 23, 2005 08:59 AM, 4th Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 5,277Total average daily traffic
  • 678Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,434Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
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

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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

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