Monument, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 7,380 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +274.4%
Males: 3,651  (49.5%)
Females: 3,729  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

35.5 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80132, 80133.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,774 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Monument:

$69,774
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,773 (it was $19,878 in 2000)

Monument town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $288,290 (it was $152,200 in 2000)
Monument:

$288,290
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $390,284; detached houses: $413,424; townhouses or other attached units: $265,489; mobile homes: $12,041

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,924.

March 2019 cost of living index in Monument: 100.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.4%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.8% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Monument, CO (2010)
    • 4,61683.5%White alone
    • 4618.3%Hispanic
    • 1773.2%Two or more races
    • 1432.6%Asian alone
    • 921.7%Black alone
    • 250.5%American Indian alone
    • 120.2%Other race alone
    • 40.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Monument, Colorado as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monument is 365 to 1.


Crime rates in Monument by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(150.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
2
(35.5)
1
(17.4)
3
(51.7)
3
(51.0)
2
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(118.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(76.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(74.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(51.0)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(631.2)
24
(939.3)
4
(151.9)
5
(188.6)
7
(261.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(71.1)
1
(17.4)
2
(34.5)
2
(34.0)
7
(108.0)
1
(15.4)
3
(45.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(631.2)
28
(1,096)
31
(1,177)
35
(1,320)
18
(673.4)
15
(285.3)
12
(213.3)
73
(1,271)
32
(551.7)
15
(255.1)
25
(385.9)
24
(369.4)
17
(255.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
110
(4,339)
133
(5,205)
101
(3,836)
129
(4,866)
109
(4,078)
86
(1,636)
70
(1,244)
114
(1,985)
139
(2,397)
123
(2,092)
100
(1,543)
162
(2,493)
146
(2,197)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(315.6)
4
(156.6)
5
(189.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(149.6)
4
(76.1)
1
(17.8)
9
(156.7)
2
(34.5)
2
(34.0)
7
(108.0)
4
(61.6)
12
(180.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(39.4)
1
(39.1)
2
(76.0)
1
(37.7)
1
(37.4)
1
(19.0)
1
(17.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.2)
1
(17.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)404.7516.6304.2445.5297.0106.7114.1198.3185.5167.2148.3138.2129.3

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City-data.com crime index in Monument, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Colorado average:

2.17
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Monument, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: American (15.5%), English (15.5%), German (9.3%), Irish (7.1%), Northern European (5.8%), Italian (5.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 5/14/1881

Elevation: 6961 feet

Land area: 4.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,595 people per square mile   (low).

Monument, Colorado map

551 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 1.6% Africa).

This town:

8.3%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,150 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (15.5 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (555.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Woodmoor, CO (1.5 miles ),
Gleneagle, CO (1.8 miles ),
Palmer Lake, CO (1.8 miles ),
Air Force Academy, CO (2.5 miles ),
Larkspur, CO (3.2 miles ),
Black Forest, CO (3.2 miles ),
Woodland Park, CO (3.4 miles ),
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.08 N, Longitude: 104.86 W

Distribution of median household income in Monument, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Monument, CO in 2017
Monument satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +923 (+88.1%).
Most common industries in Monument, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Monument, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (8.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Child care workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Monument, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.5. This is better than average.

City:

59.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.503. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.503
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 17.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.82
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.25. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.25
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00479. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00479
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Monument-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Monument town center .

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 tornado 16.3 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monument-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 232.2 miles away from Monument 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 149.6 miles away from Monument 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 576.8 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 139.3 miles away from Monument center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 14.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.7 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 El Paso County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monument topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Monument:

  • LANI'S CARE NETWORK, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • LIBERTY HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • NURSING AND THERAPY SERVICES OF COLORADO INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • TEAMSELECT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • EVERCARE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF COLORADO S (Hospital, about 12 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • SUMMIT HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF COLORADO (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

Airports and heliports located in Monument:

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Amtrak station near Monument:

  • 18 miles: COLORADO SPRINGS (120 S. WEBER) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monument:

  • United States Air Force Academy (about 6 miles; USAFA, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,088)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 14 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 14 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 14 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado College (about 17 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 23 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Jones International University (about 35 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)

Public high schools in Monument:

  • LEWIS-PALMER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,933, Location: 1300 HIGBY ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • PALMER RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 19255 MONUMENT HILL ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Monument:

Private elementary/middle school in Monument:

  • ST PETER CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 128, Location: 124 1ST ST, Grades: PK-6)
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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lewis-Palmer High School has about 1,970 students.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Monument: Pring (A), Tri - Lakes / Monument Fire Rescue Authority Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Monument Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Monument Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Monument include: Dirty Woman Creek Park (1), Limbach Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Triview Metropolitan (15793 Agate Creek Drive).

Hotel: Falcon Inn (1865 Woodmoor Dr).

Birthplace of: Chris Salvaggione - Soccer player, Jenny Shakeshaft - Female model.

El Paso 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 Monument and their reported violations in the past:

MONUMENT TOWN OF (Population served: 1,900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 34 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

3.1 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

82.0%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.4%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Monument (2011 data):

  • Peoples National Bank: Plaza Branch at 551 Highway 105, branch established on 2003/04/21; Monument Branch at 1899 Woodmoor Drive, branch established on 2007/11/05. Info updated 2007/12/13: Bank assets: $196.6 mil, Deposits: $148.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Winter Trust Of 12/3/74
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Monument Marketplace Branch at 15844 Jackson Creek Parkway, branch established on 2005/01/31; Monument Branch at 481 Highway 105, Suite 214, branch established on 1996/11/12. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Academy Bank, National Association: Monument Branch at 16218 Jackson Creek Parkway, branch established on 2006/09/20. Info updated 2008/06/10: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • The First National Bank of Las Animas: Monument Branch at 581 Highway 105, branch established on 2002/03/25. Info updated 2012/01/26: Bank assets: $249.5 mil, Deposits: $202.5 mil, headquarters in Las Animas, CO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Bankshares Of Las Animas, Inc.
  • Integrity Bank & Trust: at 1275 Village Ridge Point, branch established on 2003/08/11. Info updated 2012/03/30: Bank assets: $109.2 mil, Deposits: $93.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Gemini Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Monument:

Marital status in Monument, CO
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

For population 25 years and over in Monument:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Monument
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Religion statistics for Monument, CO (based on El Paso County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant95,284265
Catholic52,31023
Mainline Protestant33,69761
Other22,77562
Black Protestant2,68611
Orthodox9474
None414,564-
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: 57
El Paso County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
El Paso County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 168
El Paso County:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 389
El Paso County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.8%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
El Paso County:

7.0%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Monument:

53.1%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.2%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Monument:

19.5%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.9%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.1%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Monument:

61.2%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Monument:

82.5%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Monument, 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
Police Protection - Officers 15$123,671$98,9370$0
Other Government Administration 9$83,626$111,5018$12,890
Streets and Highways 6$50,302$100,6040$0
Water Supply 5$34,740$83,3760$0
Parks and Recreation 3$21,759$87,0360$0
Police - Other 1$8,112$97,3445$8,543
Financial Administration 1$8,684$104,2080$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,078
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 40$330,894$99,26816$23,511

Monument government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,358,000 ($184.01)
    Police Protection: $1,180,000 ($159.89)
    Water Utilities: $1,041,000 ($141.06)
    Regular Highways: $691,000 ($93.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $39,000 ($5.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($4.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $133,000 ($18.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $174,000 ($23.58)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($6.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,822,000 ($246.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($7.32)

Monument government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $84,000 ($11.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $298,000 ($40.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $70,000 ($9.49)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $718,000 ($97.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $547,000 ($74.12)
    Highways: $6,000 ($0.81)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,757,000 ($373.58)
    Property: $773,000 ($104.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $250,000 ($33.88)
    Other License: $47,000 ($6.37)
    Motor Vehicle License: $22,000 ($2.98)

Monument government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,000,000 ($271.00)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,970,000 ($266.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,716,000 ($232.52)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,337,000 ($181.17)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $663,000 ($89.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $254,000 ($34.42)

Monument government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,237,000 ($167.62)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,663,000 ($225.34)

10.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,030 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.42%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.29% ($50,385 average AGI)
from Douglas County, CO  0.25% ($69,457)
from Denver County, CO  0.22% ($45,957)


8.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,029 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.35%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  0.30% ($52,563 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.27% ($49,190)
to Douglas County, CO  0.22% ($76,313)
Businesses in Monument, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's2
AT&T1Nike1
Arby's1PetSmart1
Big O Tires1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Circle K1Staples1
Cold Stone Creamery1Starbucks2
Curves1Subway1
Discount Tire1T-Mobile1
FedEx6Taco Bell1
Goodwill1UPS5
H&R Block1Village Inn1
Home Depot1Vons1
Kohl's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Monument:

  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monument:

  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KILO (94.3 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KRDO-FM (95.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEPC (89.7 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Monument:

  • KKTV (Channel 11; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTSC (Channel 8; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • Monument, Colorado
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents24
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents33
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Colorado average
  • Fatal accident count5179
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents7884
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1909
  • Fatalities5702
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents13340
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents819
See more detailed statistics of Monument fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 44.3mTotal length
  • $2,847,000Total costs
  • 280,331Total average daily traffic
  • 23,721Total average daily truck traffic
  • 318,568Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Monument, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 42000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Monument, CO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Monument)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Monument, CO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 378 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monument)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Monument)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 69 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$297,95314$269,47596$279,1753$167,4275$213,776
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$239,7101$432,0708$316,6660$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$196,9602$232,99516$329,9712$44,3801$244,100
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$192,73511$288,7471$108,3200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$370,5601$105,9100$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0037.01 , 0073.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$272,7434$314,593
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$410,8300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0037.01 , 0073.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Monument, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Monument, CO - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 73. The highest number of reported fires - 127 took place in 2013, and the least - 28 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Monument, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.8%), and Structure Fires (36.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Monument, CO
    • 51243.8%Outside Fires
    • 43136.8%Structure Fires
    • 12610.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1018.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monument, CO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Monument, CO
  • 89.4%Utility gas
  • 10.0%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Monument, CO
  • 67.4%Utility gas
  • 32.6%Electricity


Monument compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Monument on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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