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Population in 2019: 281 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.2%
 
Males: 159  (56.9%)
Females: 122  (43.1%)
Median resident age:

28.8 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years

Zip codes: 80741.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,094 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Merino:

$51,094
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,428 (it was $14,943 in 2000)

Merino town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $108,621 (it was $59,700 in 2000)
Merino:

$108,621
CO:

$394,600

Median gross rent in 2019: $996.

March 2019 cost of living index in Merino: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.9%
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  • Races in Merino, CO (2019)
    • 14661.1%White alone
    • 5924.7%Hispanic
    • 2510.5%Two or more races
    • 93.8%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Merino, Colorado as of May 19, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Merino is 136 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (16.4%), Irish (6.9%), American (5.2%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 1/4/1917

Elevation: 4035 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,624 people per square mile   (low).

Merino, Colorado map

9 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This town:

3.8%
Colorado:

9.7%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Merino town:

1.1% ($652)
Colorado:

0.7% ($1,132)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (72.3 miles , pop. 76,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (94.3 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (644.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Atwood, CO (2.4 miles),
Sterling, CO (3.5 miles ),
Hillrose, CO (3.8 miles ),
Snyder, CO (4.1 miles),
Brush, CO (4.6 miles ),
Padroni, CO (4.7 miles),
Akron, CO (4.9 miles ),
Iliff, CO (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.48 N, Longitude: 103.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

Distribution of median household income in Merino, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Merino, CO in 2019
Merino satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Colorado:

6.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+2.5%).
Most common industries in Merino, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.5%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Machinery (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.9%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (7.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (18.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (16.7%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (10.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.2%)
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Social assistance (10.6%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (9.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Merino, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.3%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Electricians (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7.6%)
  • Registered nurses (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)

Average climate in Merino, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Merino, Colorado average temperatures Merino, Colorado average precipitation Merino, Colorado humidity Merino, Colorado wind speed Merino, Colorado snowfall Merino, Colorado sunshine Merino, Colorado clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Merino-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Merino town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/15/1974, a category F3 tornado 16.6 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Merino-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 524% 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 466.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 175.0 miles away from Merino center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 247.5 miles away from Merino center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 589.0 miles away from Merino center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 257.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 258.1 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 Logan County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Merino topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Merino:

  • NORTHEASTERN COLORADO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; STERLING, CO)
  • LHS HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; STERLING, CO)
  • STERLING REGIONAL MEDCENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; STERLING, CO)
  • STERLING LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; STERLING, CO)
  • STERLING MEDCARE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; STERLING, CO)
  • NORTHEAST PLAINS HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; STERLING, CO)
  • DEVONSHIRE ACRES (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; STERLING, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merino:

  • University of Northern Colorado (about 72 miles; Greeley, CO; Full-time enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 75 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 87 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 92 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 94 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • Front Range Community College (about 98 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • Regis University (about 101 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)

Public high school in Merino:

Public elementary/middle school in Merino:

See full list of schools located in Merino

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Merino Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Ralph Edwards - Radio and television host and producer.

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

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

MERINO TOWN OF (Population served: 235, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In APR-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2010), St Public Notif received (3 times from JUN-23-2010 to NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-16-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2011)
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-08-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2014)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In APR-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 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

For population 15 years and over in Merino:

Marital status in Merino, CO
  • Never married: 39.8%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Merino:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Colorado average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Merino, CO (based on Logan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,1363
Mainline Protestant2,56013
Evangelical Protestant2,18618
Other5551
None14,272-
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: 4
Logan County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Logan County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Logan County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.8%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

21.4%
State:

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

13.8%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Merino:

48.4%
Colorado:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Merino:

45.8%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Merino:

29.4
Colorado:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Merino:

24.4%
Colorado:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
Colorado:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Merino:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Merino:

38.0%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Merino:

54.8%
Colorado:

57.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.4%
Colorado:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Merino, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$831
Water Supply 0$0 1$831
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$693
Totals for Government 0$0 3$2,355

Merino government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $585,000 ($2081.85)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($181.49)
    Parking Facilities: $43,000 ($153.02)
    Transit Utilities: $11,000 ($39.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($7.12)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $475,000 ($1690.39)
    General - Other: $288,000 ($1024.91)
    Central Staff Services: $220,000 ($782.92)
    Regular Highways: $203,000 ($722.42)
    Police Protection: $203,000 ($722.42)
    General Public Buildings: $137,000 ($487.54)
    Water Utilities: $124,000 ($441.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $46,000 ($163.70)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($156.58)
    Transit Utilities: $40,000 ($142.35)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($49.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($35.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($117.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $45,000 ($160.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $723,000 ($2572.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($3.56)

Merino government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $336,000 ($1195.73)
    Parking Facilities: $27,000 ($96.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($7.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($3.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $56,000 ($199.29)
    Other: $3,000 ($10.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $30,000 ($106.76)
    Highways: $12,000 ($42.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $27,000 ($96.09)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($88.97)
    Rents: $22,000 ($78.29)
    Sale of Property: $18,000 ($64.06)
    General Revenue - Other: $18,000 ($64.06)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($10.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $211,000 ($750.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($53.38)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($10.68)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,392,000 ($4953.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $321,000 ($1142.35)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $299,000 ($1064.06)
    Property: $146,000 ($519.57)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $43,000 ($153.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $42,000 ($149.47)
    Amusements Sales: $33,000 ($117.44)
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000 ($24.91)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($7.12)
    Other License: $1,000 ($3.56)

Merino government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,067,000 ($3797.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $811,000 ($2886.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $256,000 ($911.03)

Merino government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,914,000 ($13928.83)

6.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Weld County, CO  0.51% ($40,889 average AGI)
from Morgan County, CO  0.50% ($35,486)
from Larimer County, CO  0.30% ($34,524)

Strongest AM radio stations in Merino:

  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSTC (1230 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, CO; Owner: ARNOLD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KHNC (1360 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, CO; Owner: DONALD A. AND SHARON E. WIEDEMAN)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Merino:

  • KPMX (105.7 FM; STERLING, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KNNG (104.7 FM; STERLING, CO; Owner: ARNOLD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KBRU-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • K203DD (88.5 FM; STERLING, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Merino:

  • KUPN (Channel 3; STERLING, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K44FL (Channel 44; STERLING,S.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K46CY (Channel 46; STERLING, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K48DQ (Channel 48; STERLING,S.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K50EE (Channel 50; STERLING,S.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K52EW (Channel 52; STERLING,S.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K54GJ (Channel 54; STERLING, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K56GL (Channel 56; STERLING, ETC., CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K58GH (Channel 58; STERLING, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K33FI (Channel 33; AKRON, CO; Owner: BOARD OF WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K43FS (Channel 43; AKRON, CO; Owner: BOARD OF WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K35FI (Channel 35; AKRON, CO; Owner: BOARD OF WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K41EV (Channel 41; AKRON, CO; Owner: BOARD OF WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)

Merino fatal accident list:

May 3, 1981 02:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 210ft / 63.6mTotal length
  • 15,224Total average daily traffic
  • 2,675Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,525Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Merino, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Merino, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Merino)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 3.7 Mi W (Lat: 40.463861 Lon: -103.417722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 97 m, Call Sign: WPPW506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.295 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2015, Expiration Date: 02/10/2025, Certifier: Keith R Libbert, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, 211 North Union Street, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (703) 615-6615, Email:
  • Rt 2 Box 38 Approx 8 Mi Nw (Lat: 40.503028 Lon: -103.478833), Call Sign: KZT687, Licensee ID: L00256098,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2002, Expiration Date: 06/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2012, Registrant: Wesley Wolever, Rt 2 Box 38, Merino, CO 80741, Phone: (303) 522-6341
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 40.464833 Lon: -103.445444, Call Sign: KNGS970,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.305 MHz, Grant Date: 12/24/2013, Expiration Date: 03/11/2024, Certifier: W A Miller, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 40.467500 Lon: -103.305056, Call Sign: WQDC468,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.637 MHz, Grant Date: 07/21/2005, Expiration Date: 07/21/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2015, Certifier: Charles Bartlett, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 40.442750 Lon: -103.399500, Call Sign: WQTD819,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.600 MHz, 159.652 MHz, 159.750 MHz, 159.855 MHz, 159.960 MHz, 160.155 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2014, Expiration Date: 01/13/2024, Certifier: Beth Kilmer, Registrant: Wireless Advanced Communications, 3901 W. Service Rd., Unit E, Evans, CO 80620-2632, Phone: (970) 330-9415, Fax: (970) 330-3632, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K0VB, Previous Call Sign: KE0VB, Licensee ID: L00179367, Grant Date: 11/04/1996, Expiration Date: 11/04/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2005, Registrant: Francis L Rauch, 9532 Cr 18, Merino, CO 80741-9417
  • Call Sign: KB0ZCL, Grant Date: 12/09/1996, Expiration Date: 12/09/2006, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2008, Registrant: Bradley L Coats, 5477 County Rd 18 Rt 2, Merino, CO 80741
  • Call Sign: N0JNP, Previous Call Sign: KA0ZPJ, Licensee ID: L00181781, Grant Date: 10/25/2000, Expiration Date: 01/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/16/2013, Registrant: Vincent L Rauch, 9532 County Rd 18, Merino, CO 80741-9417
  • Call Sign: N0ONL, Licensee ID: L00317771, Grant Date: 06/15/2021, Expiration Date: 07/10/2031, Certifier: Kent H Sager, Registrant: Kent H Sager, 205 Colorado Ave, Merino, CO 80741
  • Call Sign: WB0WCE, Licensee ID: L00256098, Grant Date: 02/24/2006, Expiration Date: 05/09/2016, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2018, Registrant: Wesley S Wolever, Rt 2 Box 38, Merino, CO 80741
  • Call Sign: KC0WJM, Licensee ID: L01138160, Grant Date: 04/07/2006, Expiration Date: 04/07/2016, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2018, Certifier: Jesse N Norell, Registrant: Jesse N Norell, Merino, CO 80741

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 414 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 198 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8151Q, N8151Q, N-8151Q, Serial Number: 414-0051, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 11905 County Road 5, Merino, CO 80741
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/10/2019
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 93FC, N93FC, N-93FC, Serial Number: 25-566, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/2017
    Registrant (LLC): N93fc LLC, 25101 County Road 7, Merino, CO 80741
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 340 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 88 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9862F, N9862F, N-9862F, Serial Number: 340-0160, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 04/27/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): X7 Ranch Inc, 13341 County 8, Merino, CO 80741

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of reported fires - 28 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Merino, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (76.5%), and Structure Fires (12.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Merino, CO
    • 16976.5%Outside Fires
    • 2712.2%Structure Fires
    • 2310.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Merino, CO
Most common first names in Merino, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William480.3 years
Charles473.2 years
Robert470.8 years
George487.7 years
Wayne472.0 years
Ralph385.7 years
Eva383.6 years
Fred371.3 years
Dora377.7 years
Anna383.4 years
Most common last names in Merino, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Houghton675.7 years
Kilmer587.6 years
Crowell467.5 years
Kerschner484.0 years
Lawrie485.0 years
Rossen475.2 years
Lowen381.0 years
Amen366.0 years
Ladd373.3 years
Brown383.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Merino, CO
  • 87.8%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 2.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Merino, CO
  • 95.5%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Merino compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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