Montezuma, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 67 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +59.5%
Males: 40  (61.0%)
Females: 27  (39.0%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years

Zip code: 80435

Estimated median household income in 2016: $59,754 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Montezuma:

$59,754
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,703 (it was $31,924 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $678,511 (it was $166,700 in 2000)
Montezuma:

$678,511
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $723,864; Detached houses: $747,196

Median gross rent in 2016: $574.

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  • Races in Montezuma, CO (2010)

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    • 5686.2%White alone
    • 710.8%Hispanic
    • 23.1%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montezuma: 122.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (39.3%), Norwegian (14.3%), American (10.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 10335 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 875 people per square mile   (low).

Montezuma, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Montezuma:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montezuma town:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Montezuma town:  0.3% ($550)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)

Montezuma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CO (41.6 miles , pop. 144,126).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (42.1 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (542.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Keystone, CO (2.1 miles ), Dillon, CO (3.2 miles ), Silver Plume, CO (3.3 miles ), Breckenridge, CO (3.4 miles ), Silverthorne, CO (3.4 miles ), Frisco, CO (3.5 miles ), Georgetown, CO (3.6 miles ), Blue River, CO (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.58 N, Longitude: 105.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

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

2.2%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-4.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (41%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (26%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (46%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (56%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (46%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Montezuma, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Montezuma-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Montezuma town center .

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 51.0 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montezuma-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 513.3 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 195.2 miles away from Montezuma 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 384.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 618.8 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) earthquake occurred 239.6 miles away from Montezuma center
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) earthquake occurred 193.5 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 Summit County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montezuma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Montezuma:

  • BRISTLECONE HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; FRISCO, CO)

Amtrak station near Montezuma:

  • 13 miles: FRISCO (1010 MEADOW DR.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montezuma:

  • Colorado School of Mines (about 37 miles; Golden, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,507)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 40 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 43 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 44 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 46 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 6,619)
  • Regis University (about 47 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Community College of Denver (about 48 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)

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Creek: Saints John Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Summit 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 2011 was 82.7. This is about average.

City:

82.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 48.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

48.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.0%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.0%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Montezuma town (based on Summit County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,5634
Evangelical Protestant1,70617
Mainline Protestant1,0083
Other6023
None22,115-
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: 9
Summit County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Summit County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Summit County:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
Here:

36.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Summit County:

12.7%
Colorado:

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

9.0%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Montezuma:

55.7%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Montezuma:

44.9%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Montezuma:

27.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Montezuma:

31.4%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.0%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Montezuma:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Montezuma:

25.1%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

52.2%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Montezuma:

85.1%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Montezuma, 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

13.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.38%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($318 average AGI)
Summit County:

0.09%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Denver County, CO  0.88% ($48,529 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.73% ($68,372)
from Boulder County, CO  0.40% ($25,234)


14.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.87%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($289 average AGI)
Summit County:

0.20%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  1.86% ($44,520 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.77% ($35,217)
to Eagle County, CO  0.60% ($40,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montezuma:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRKY (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANBY, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montezuma:

  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)
  • K202CV (88.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KYSL (93.9 FM; FRISCO, CO; Owner: KRYSTAL BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Montezuma:

  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K28HI (Channel 28; RED CLIFF, CO; Owner: RESORT SPORTS NETWORK, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Montezuma compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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