For population 25 years and over in Monte Vista:
For population 15 years and over in Monte Vista city:
193 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $585 (0.6%)
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) , Mosca-Hooper, CO (4.5 miles ), La Jara, CO (4.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.58 N, Longitude: 106.15 W
Area code: 719
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Monte Vista detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +182 (+4.2%).
Work and jobs in Monte Vista: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Monte Vista, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Myron Thompson - Politician.
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:
Public high schools in Monte Vista:
Public elementary/middle schools in Monte Vista:
See full list of schools located in Monte Vista, map of school districts: MONTE VISTA C-8, SARGENT RE-33J
Private elementary/middle school in Monte Vista:
Library in Monte Vista:
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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.
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:RESTAURANTE DOS RIOS (Address: 1635 N HWY 285 , Population served: 164, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Monte Vista that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.4%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.0% for American Indian residents, 13.9% for other race residents, 12.2% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
80 people in nursing homes in 2000
Monte Vista compared to Colorado state average:
Banks with branches in Monte Vista (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Monte Vista (based on Rio Grande County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,389 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,918 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.