Monument, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 6,391 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +224.3%
Males: 3,202  (50.1%)
Females: 3,189  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 80132, 80133.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $88,434 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Monument:

$88,434
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,737 (it was $19,878 in 2000)

Monument town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $294,378 (it was $152,200 in 2000)
Monument:

$294,378
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $275,497; Detached houses: $304,768; Townhouses or other attached units: $260,076; Mobile homes: $20,917

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,573.

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  • Races in Monument, CO (2010)

    Monument races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Monument: 100.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Monument, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (17.9%), Irish (10.9%), English (7.8%), United States (6.1%), Dutch (4.9%), Polish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 5/14/1881

Elevation: 6961 feet

Land area: 4.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,382 people per square mile   (low).

Monument,CO real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Monument:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monument town:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

176 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This town:

3.1%
Colorado:

9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,014 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,148 (0.4%)

Monument satellite photo by USGS

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

Monument household income distribution Monument home values distribution

Crime rates in Monument by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00001040
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.039.10.0150.90.0
Robberies 42330202
per 100,000 193.779.3118.7118.30.076.00.074.8
Assaults 117101624457
per 100,000 48.4674.3395.6631.2939.3151.9188.6261.9
Burglaries 2517161628313518
per 100,000 1,210.7674.3632.9631.21,095.91,177.41,320.3673.4
Thefts 108148116110133101129109
per 100,000 5,230.05,870.74,588.64,339.35,205.53,835.94,866.14,077.8
Auto thefts 311684504
per 100,000 145.3436.3237.3315.6156.6189.90.0149.6
Arson 31011211
per 100,000 145.339.70.039.439.176.037.737.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 309.1) 388.6495.0376.3421.3537.8316.7463.7309.2

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Crime rate in Monument detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 14 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Colorado average:

2.14
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +923 (+88.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Monument: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Monument, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 Monument 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monument topographic map

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

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.

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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).

El Paso 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 2013 was 34.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

74.7

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.:

0.293

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.:

6.4

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.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.88. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.88
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00479. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00479
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.7%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Colorado average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Monument town (based on El Paso County data)

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
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 389
Here:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
El Paso County:

19.8%
Colorado:

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

7.0%
State:

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
Financial Administration 1$8,684$104,2080$0
Other Government Administration 9$83,626$111,5018$12,890
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,078
Police Protection - Officers 15$123,671$98,9370$0
Police - Other 1$8,112$97,3445$8,543
Streets and Highways 6$50,302$100,6040$0
Parks and Recreation 3$21,759$87,0360$0
Water Supply 5$34,740$83,3760$0
Totals for Government 40$330,894$99,26816$23,511

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $274,000 ($42.87)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,080,000 ($168.99)
    Water Utilities: $869,000 ($135.97)
    Financial Administration: $820,000 ($128.31)
    Police Protection: $750,000 ($117.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $148,000 ($23.16)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($1.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,101,000 ($328.74)
    Regular Highways: $72,000 ($11.27)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($5.79)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($3.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($1.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,119,000 ($175.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $137,000 ($21.44)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $11,000 ($1.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $76,000 ($11.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $118,000 ($18.46)
    Highways: $35,000 ($5.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $277,000 ($43.34)
    Interest Earnings: $153,000 ($23.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,210,000 ($189.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $65,000 ($10.17)
    General Support: $11,000 ($1.72)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($0.78)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,418,000 ($221.87)
    Other Selective Sales: $448,000 ($70.10)
    Property: $211,000 ($33.02)
    NEC: $74,000 ($11.58)
    Motor Vehicle License: $9,000 ($1.41)

Monument government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,737,000 ($428.26)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $38,000 ($5.95)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $43,000 ($6.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $75,000 ($11.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,572,000 ($402.44)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($25.82)
    Other, NEC: $6,000 ($0.94)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,419,000 ($534.97)

8.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.43% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,153 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.43%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pueblo County, CO  0.18% ($36,520 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.16% ($41,068)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.16% ($42,377)


8.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,834 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.35%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  0.27% ($37,483 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.23% ($45,734)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.19% ($34,751)

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 fatal accident list:

May 22, 2010 10:00 PM, Sr-105, Lat: 39.09558, Lon: -104.86513, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 28, 2009 12:40 AM, I-25 Ramp E, Lat: 39.08871, Lon: -104.86497, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 32m105ftTotal length
  • $2,847,000Total costs
  • 264,145Total average daily traffic
  • 21,109Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2015
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: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Monument, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (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: 324 (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: 62 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 56
  • Hazardous Condition: 98
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Monument

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monument, CO

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (11%)
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

Monument compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below 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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