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Population in 2012: 4,431 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 

Males: 1,967  (44.4%)
Females: 2,464  (55.6%)

Median resident age:  35.6 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81144.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,500 (it was $28,393 in 2000)
Monte Vista:

$32,500
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,786

Monte Vista city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $92,452 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Monte Vista:

$92,452
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $101,624; Detached houses: $107,679; Townhouses or other attached units: $127,500; Mobile homes: $45,905

Median gross rent in 2012: $532.

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Monte Vista races chart
  • Hispanic - 2,726 (61.3%)
  • White alone - 1,608 (36.2%)
  • Two or more races - 45 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 37 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Monte Vista: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (12.1%), English (6.0%), Irish (5.6%), French (4.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), Swedish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7663 feet

Land area: 1.89 square miles.

Population density: 2,338 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Monte Vista:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monte Vista city:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

408 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This city:  9.2%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Monte Vista, Colorado as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Monte Vista to the number of sex offenders is 554 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $632 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $625 (0.7%)

Monte Vista satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (95.9 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (115.4 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (435.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Sargent, CO (2.8 miles) , Center, CO (3.5 miles ), Del Norte, CO (3.7 miles ), Alamosa, CO (4.1 miles ), Alamosa East, CO (4.2 miles ), Hooper, CO (4.3 miles) , Capulin, CO (4.5 miles) , Mosca-Hooper, CO (4.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $57,600
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2006: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.58 N, Longitude: 106.15 W

Area code: 719

Monte Vista household income distribution Monte Vista home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Monte Vista by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000010002
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.025.30.00.00.044.5
Rapes 101212250131
per 100,000 21.50.022.645.322.746.648.8126.50.025.866.422.2
Robberies 210100030215
per 100,000 43.021.10.022.60.00.00.075.90.051.622.1111.2
Assaults 2412791115191220635
per 100,000 515.9252.8158.1203.7249.9349.5463.2303.5506.3154.766.4111.2
Burglaries 446659413039232925392160
per 100,000 945.81390.61332.4927.8681.5908.7560.7733.4632.91005.4464.51334.8
Thefts 1301321251411041198372715897143
per 100,000 2794.52781.32822.93190.82362.62772.62023.41820.91797.51495.22145.53181.3
Auto thefts 548126310133
per 100,000 107.584.3180.722.645.4139.873.125.30.025.866.466.7
Arson 000001300001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.023.373.10.00.00.00.022.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 331.1281.8279.9287.9221.5303.2266.8374.1225.1206.3203.6402.1

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Colorado average:

2.23

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Monte Vista, Colorado accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +182 (+4.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Monte Vista-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 66% smaller 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 88.4 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 77.3 miles away from Monte Vista center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from Monte Vista center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rio Grande County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monte Vista topographic map

Birthplace of: Myron Thompson - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Monte Vista:

  • COLORADO STATE VETERANS CENTER-HOMELAKE (Nursing Home, 3749 SHERMAN AVENUE)
  • JUNIPER VILLAGE AT MONTE VISTA (Nursing Home, 2277 EAST DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Monte Vista:

  • SAN LUIS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ALAMOSA, CO)
  • EVERGREEN NH (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ALAMOSA, CO)
  • EVERGREEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ALAMOSA, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Monte Vista, CO

Airports located in Monte Vista:


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Local government website: WWW.CI.MONTE-VISTA.CO.US

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monte Vista:

  • Adams State College (about 17 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • Western State College of Colorado (about 80 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 95 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 97 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 100 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 4,083)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 111 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 5,185)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 116 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)

Public high schools in Monte Vista:

Public elementary/middle schools in Monte Vista:

Private elementary/middle school in Monte Vista:

  • ST PETER'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 330 FARADAY ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Monte Vista, map of school districts: MONTE VISTA C-8, SARGENT RE-33J

Library in Monte Vista:

  • RIO GRANDE LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $305,025; Location: 120 JEFFERSON STREET; 69,641 books; 5,067 audio materials; 2,317 video materials; 115 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • KALQ FM RADIO STATION OF ALAMOSA, CO. HAS A VERY STRONG SIGNAL IN MONTE VISTA--BUT IS NOT LISTED. LIKE KGIW AM, KALQ IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY COMMUNITY BROADCSATING CORP. STATION IS ON THE DIAL AT 93.5
  • The picture that is labled "Library" is not the town library. It is a historical building and should probably be labled as such so that visitors do not get the mistaken impreshion that Monte Vista only has minute one room building for a library. The a corner of the actual library can be see in the picture, brick buliding to the right.
  • Transportation of the West Museum, 916 First Ave., Monte Vista, CO, open Monday-Friday 12 noon to 4 pm, 719-852-8864 displays a historic picture collection and artifacts about the development of transportation in the San Luis Valley and its affect on agriculture.
  • St. Peter's Lutheran School 25 students Grades K - 8th

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Notable locations in Monte Vista: City of Monte Vista Facilities Building (A), Monte Vista Fire Department (B), Monte Vista Emergency Medical Services (C), Monte Vista Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monte Vista include: Saint Joseph Catholic Church Monte Vista (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Saint Peters Lutheran Church (C), Valley Church of the Nazarene (D), United Methodist Church (E), Saint Stephen the Martyr Episcopal Church (F), Presbyterian Church - First of Monte Vista (G), Lariat Community Baptist Church (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Monte Vista Historical (Historical Places & Services; 110 Jefferson Street), San Luis Valley Information Center (947 1st Avenue).

Hotels: Best Western Movie Manor (2830 West US Highway 160), Comfort Inn (1519 Grande Ave), Comfort Inn Monte Vista (1519 Grande Avenue).

 
Rio Grande County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 21.1. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.8
U.S.:

22.1

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

MONTE VISTA, CITY OF (Address: 4 CHICO CAMINO , Population served: 4600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from APR-15-2005 to APR-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from APR-15-2005 to APR-15-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-27-2005 to APR-27-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
RESTAURANTE DOS RIOS (Address: 1635 N HWY 285 , Population served: 164, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • RIO GRANDE HACIENDAS (Population served: 48, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.4%
(22.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 16.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.4% for American Indian residents, 16.7% for other race residents, 4.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.1%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Monte Vista, CO

46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
80 people in nursing homes in 2000

Monte Vista compared to Colorado state average:

Monte Vista, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Monte Vista (2011 data):

  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Monte Vista Branch at 59 North Broadway, branch established on 1993/12/13. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • Rio Grande Savings and Loan Association: Rio Grande Savings And Loan Associat at 901 1st Avenue, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $96.9 mil, Deposits: $86.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • San Luis Valley Federal Bank: 2nd & Madison Streets Branch at 1106 2nd Avenue, branch established on 1899/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $236.9 mil, Deposits: $198.2 mil, headquarters in Alamosa, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Sunflower Bank, National Association: Monte Vista Branch at 101 Adams Street, branch established on 1936/08/27. Info updated 2011/09/20: Bank assets: $1,733.8 mil, Deposits: $1,299.6 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Sunflower Financial, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Monte Vista travel time to work - commute


Monte Vista mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Monte Vista city (based on Rio Grande County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.69%
Here57.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents54.6%11.2%6.3%6.2%5.2%
Congregations11.5%11.5%11.5%7.7%11.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneInternational Council of Community ChurchesLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.5%3.5%2.2%2.1%5.2%
Congregations7.7%3.8%3.8%3.8%26.9%
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: 7
Rio Grande County:

6.03 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Rio Grande County:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

12.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.0%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Rio Grande County:

17.5%
Colorado:

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

9.3%
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 5$12,378$29,7071$1,021
Other Government Administration 2$12,655$75,9305$2,694
Judicial and Legal 1$2,652$31,8240$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$35,488$42,5860$0
Police - Other 5$11,121$26,6902$1,937
Streets and Highways 5$11,393$27,3430$0
Sewerage 2$6,923$41,5380$0
Parks and Recreation 3$7,809$31,2361$89
Water Supply 3$7,001$28,0040$0
Other and Unallocable 4$13,833$41,4990$0
Totals for Government 40$121,253$36,3769$5,741


6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
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 Alamosa County, CO  1.04% ($24,080 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  0.27% ($27,077)
from El Paso County, CO  0.25% ($22,750)


9.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.09%
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 Alamosa County, CO  1.41% ($29,371 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.38% ($26,000)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.36% ($31,278)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monte Vista:

  • KSLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTE VISTA, CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGIW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monte Vista:

  • KSLV-FM (95.3 FM; MONTE VISTA, CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY B/CNG, INC.)
  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Monte Vista:

  • K07KB (Channel 7; DEL NORTE, CO; Owner: PARKER HILL TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K41DJ (Channel 41; DEL NORTE-SOUTH FORK, CO; Owner: SOUTH FORK TV ASSOCIATION)

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

Monte Vista, Colorado:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • 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

Monte Vista fatal accident list:

Jun 28, 1989 02:38 PM, Calle Unid, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 28, 1976 09:54 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monte Vista)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Monte Vista, CO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monte Vista)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Monte Vista)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Monte Vista, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5279.4 years
John4477.1 years
Joe3674.3 years
Jose3676.0 years
William3677.2 years
Robert2670.9 years
Frank2374.8 years
Dorothy2377.0 years
George2280.1 years
Charles1975.6 years
Most common last names in Monte Vista, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez8275.1 years
Archuleta3374.5 years
Smith2075.9 years
Wright2075.8 years
Medina1966.7 years
Duran1967.7 years
Trujillo1978.4 years
Gallegos1972.4 years
Garcia1972.8 years
Valdez1877.5 years
Businesses in Monte Vista, CO
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Safeway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1
Pizza Hut1Vons1

Monte Vista on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Hispanic residents"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Venu Perla (1)
  • Michael Charles Karr (1)
  • Jim Relyea (1)
  • Kenneth Shimamoto (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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