Moffat, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 116 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 
Males: 58  (50.5%)
Females: 58  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  61.9 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 81143

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,664 (it was $28,906 in 2000)
Moffat:

$24,664
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,608 (it was $14,388 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $146,723 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Moffat:

$146,723
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $200,530; Detached houses: $228,451; Townhouses or other attached units: $155,991; Mobile homes: $73,591

Median gross rent in 2013: $602.

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  • Races in Moffat, CO (2010)

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    • 10388.8%White alone
    • 119.5%Hispanic
    • 10.9%American Indian alone
    • 10.9%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Moffat: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (27.5%), German (23.7%), Irish (18.3%), Italian (6.9%), Portuguese (6.9%), French (4.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 4/20/1911

Elevation: 7561 feet

Land area: 1.38 square miles.

Population density: 84 people per square mile   (very low).

Moffat, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Moffat:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moffat town:

  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 21.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $509 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $499 (0.3%)

Moffat satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (72.4 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (85.0 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (464.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Crestone, CO (3.4 miles) , Saguache, CO (3.8 miles ), Hooper, CO (4.2 miles) , Center, CO (4.5 miles ), Bonanza, CO (4.9 miles) , Sargent, CO (5.0 miles ), Westcliffe, CO (5.1 miles ), Mosca-Hooper, CO (5.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.00 N, Longitude: 105.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Moffat household income distribution Moffat home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +47 (+70.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (64%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (74%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (64%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (74%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Moffat, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Moffat-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 137% 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 97.3 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 85.0 miles away from Moffat center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 113.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 588.1 miles away from Moffat center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 304.6 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 Saguache County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moffat topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moffat:

  • Adams State University (about 37 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 67 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 72 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 76 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 81 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 83 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 85 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)

Public high school in Moffat:

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

Church in Moffat: Free Spirit Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Joyful Journey @ Mineral Hot SPS (Recreation Areas; 28640 County Road 58Ee).

Saguache County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.9%
(33.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.8%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Colorado average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Moffat town (based on Saguache County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,2441
Other1,11210
Evangelical Protestant4509
Mainline Protestant1983
None2,104-
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: 1
Saguache County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Saguache County:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Saguache County:

20.4%
Colorado:

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

8.8%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.3%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Moffat:

20.2%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Moffat:

6.9
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Moffat:

43.6%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Moffat:

56.4%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moffat, CO Residents
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 0$0 1$461
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$268
Totals for Government 0$0 2$729

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($34.48)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($86.21)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($34.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($8.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,000 ($51.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($34.48)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($34.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($112.07)
    All Other: $1,000 ($8.62)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $6,000 ($51.72)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($8.62)
    Property: $1,000 ($8.62)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $25,000 ($215.52)

10.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.61%
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 Alamosa County, CO  0.96% ($24,385 average AGI)
from Rio Grande County, CO  0.96% ($23,308)


9.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.33%
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 Alamosa County, CO  1.13% ($30,067 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moffat:

  • 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.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTE VISTA, CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moffat:

  • K219CF (91.7 FM; DEL NORTE, ETC., CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Michael J Umano, 508 Crook Street (Lat: 37.999611 Lon: -105.912056), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, 508 Crook Street (Lat: 37.999611 Lon: -105.912056), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, Mirage Jct Jct Of Co Hwy 17 & Cr Aa (Lat: 38.129417 Lon: -105.924167), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WNTS387
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.150 MHzGrant Date: 06/12/1998, Expiration Date: 08/10/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2000Registrant: Phone: (303) 571-2652
  • STATION, 1/4 Mi S On Colorado Hwy 17 Of (Lat: 37.990806 Lon: -105.908611), Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WNTU604
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.150 MHzGrant Date: 12/11/2007, Expiration Date: 02/28/2018, Certifier: Ronald D ObermuellerRegistrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6749, Fax: (202) 293-7783, Email:
  • MOFFAT, 508 Crook Street (Lat: 37.999611 Lon: -105.912083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQPI498
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 05/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • Crestone, Spanish Creek Trail (Lat: 37.976861 Lon: -105.710917), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQQF962
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6123.10 MHzGrant Date: 11/30/2012, Expiration Date: 11/30/2022, Certifier: Justin DavisRegistrant: Skywerx Industries, LLC, 2800 Cornerstone Drive #a-5, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: (970) 731-9790, Email:
  • VILLA GROVE, 29775 County Road 61 (Lat: 38.183778 Lon: -105.882528), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 32.9 m, Call Sign: WQST690
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2013, Expiration Date: 11/13/2023, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • Moffat, Off Of Co-17 (Lat: 37.998944 Lon: -105.910028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQTG715
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 6389.96 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2014, Expiration Date: 01/29/2024, Certifier: Justin DavisRegistrant: Skywerx Industries, LLC, 2800 Cornerstone Drive #a-5, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: (970) 731-9790, Email:
  • MOFFAT, 501 Garfield Avenue (Lat: 37.998917 Lon: -105.911667), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQWL546
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 09/28/2015, Expiration Date: 09/28/2025, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K9GBD, Licensee ID: L00141339, Grant Date: 09/11/2015, Expiration Date: 11/28/2025, Certifier: Clyde A Wildhagen, Registrant: Clyde A Wildhagen, 26334 Woodard Ave, Moffat, CO 81143-9701
  • Call Sign: W0OBT, Licensee ID: L01118556, Grant Date: 03/31/2016, Expiration Date: 05/09/2026, Certifier: Dwight N Abbott, Registrant: Dwight N Abbott, 26380 Woodward Ave, Moffat, CO 81143-9701
  • Call Sign: KD0NQF, Licensee ID: L01619087, Grant Date: 02/17/2011, Expiration Date: 02/17/2021, Certifier: Marilyn S Marzella, Registrant: Marilyn S Marzella, Moffat, CO 81143

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

KV HOA INC (Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-11-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 46 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Moffat compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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