Nucla, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 717 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 320  (44.7%)
Females: 397  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

47.6 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81424.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,681 (it was $28,466 in 2000)
Nucla:

$41,681
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,620 (it was $12,982 in 2000)

Nucla town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $139,473 (it was $64,000 in 2000)
Nucla:

$139,473
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $167,921; detached houses: $193,844; mobile homes: $73,891

Median gross rent in 2017: $798.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nucla: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.7%
(29.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Nucla, CO (2010)
    • 65792.4%White alone
    • 365.1%Hispanic
    • 71.0%Two or more races
    • 50.7%American Indian alone
    • 40.6%Black alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Nucla, Colorado as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nucla is 269 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (37.3%), German (13.7%), Irish (5.9%), English (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Swedish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 3/14/1915

Elevation: 5823 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 1,012 people per square mile   (low).

Nucla, Colorado map

13 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

2.4%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $848 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $739 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (207.2 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (382.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Naturita, CO (1.9 miles ),
Redvale, CO (3.1 miles ),
Norwood, CO (4.1 miles ),
Gladel, CO (4.8 miles),
Sawpit, CO (5.9 miles),
Olathe, CO (6.2 miles ),
La Sal, UT (6.3 miles ),
Montrose, CO (6.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.27 N, Longitude: 108.55 W

Area code: 970

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

4.0%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +86 (+13.3%).
Most common industries in Nucla, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.7%)
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Utilities (7.0%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (27.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Utilities (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (29.9%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Utilities (6.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Nucla, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Electricians (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)

Average climate in Nucla, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Nucla, Colorado average temperatures Nucla, Colorado average precipitation Nucla, Colorado humidity Nucla, Colorado wind speed Nucla, Colorado snowfall Nucla, Colorado sunshine Nucla, Colorado clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.6
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Nucla-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 270% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 502.7 miles away from Nucla center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 527.2 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 485.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 509.8 miles away from Nucla 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 331.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 282.9 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 Montrose County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nucla topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Nucla:

  • HUMAN TOUCH HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY INC DELTA (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; DELTA, CO)
  • WILLOW TREE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; DELTA, CO)

Airports located in Nucla:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nucla:

  • Colorado Mesa University (about 56 miles; Grand Junction, CO; Full-time enrollment: 7,671)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 79 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 91 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • San Juan College (about 106 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Colorado Mountain College (about 111 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Adams State University (about 156 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Snow College (about 181 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)

Public high school in Nucla:

  • NUCLA HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 225 WEST 4TH STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Library in Nucla:

  • NUCLA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $28,326; Location: 544 MAIN STREET; 6,607 books; 26 e-books; 658 audio materials; 409 video materials; 33 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Nucla - Naturita Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Montrose CO Associate Court (300 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Bill Symons - Player of and football.

Montrose County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.2%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.6%
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: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Nucla:

Marital status in Nucla, CO
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Nucla:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Nucla
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nucla, CO (based on Montrose County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,72139
Catholic2,9163
Other2,8268
Mainline Protestant1,7859
None30,028-
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: 8
Here:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Montrose County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Here:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Montrose County:

5.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montrose County:

7.1%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Nucla:

44.3%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nucla:

37.1%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.9%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nucla:

34.4%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Nucla:

49.2%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Nucla:

74.3%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nucla, 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
Other and Unallocable 1$3,197$38,3644$1,664
Other Government Administration 1$2,657$31,8841$1,036
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$180
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$1,032
Totals for Government 2$5,854$35,1249$3,912

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $268,000 ($373.78)
    Sewerage: $121,000 ($168.76)
    Police Protection: $59,000 ($82.29)
    Libraries: $37,000 ($51.60)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($25.10)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($19.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($16.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($2.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $137,000 ($191.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($9.76)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $86,000 ($119.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $313,000 ($436.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $28,000 ($39.05)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $193,000 ($269.18)
    Property: $72,000 ($100.42)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($9.76)
    Severance: $5,000 ($6.97)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,000 ($1.39)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $163,000 ($227.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $143,000 ($199.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000 ($27.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,000 ($46.03)

7.78% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mesa County, CO  0.67% ($36,573 average AGI)
from Delta County, CO  0.62% ($38,021)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.34% ($81,231)


6.15% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Colorado average:

9.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mesa County, CO  0.84% ($31,315 average AGI)
to Delta County, CO  0.82% ($28,298)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($47,469)

Businesses in Nucla, CO

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Nucla:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nucla:

  • K213BX (90.5 FM; NUCLA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KVMT (89.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • KRYD (104.9 FM; NORWOOD, CO; Owner: ROCKY III INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • K248AJ (97.5 FM; MONTICELLO, UT; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKXK (94.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KCYN (97.1 FM; MOAB, UT; Owner: MOAB COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWGL (105.7 FM; OURAY, CO; Owner: WS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KOTO (91.7 FM; TELLURIDE, CO; Owner: SAN MIGUEL EDUCATIONAL FUND, INC.)
  • KPRH (88.3 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • KBNG (103.7 FM; RIDGWAY, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KKNN (95.1 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K232DA (94.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K237CR (95.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K291AF (106.1 FM; CASTLE VALLEY, UT; Owner: MOAB PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTR-FM (96.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: LEGGETT BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Nucla:

  • K50EZ (Channel 50; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: EAGLE III BROADCASTING LLC)
  • K32CW (Channel 32; MONTROSE, ETC., CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K55DR (Channel 55; CRAWFORD, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K04FY (Channel 4; NUCLA, ETC., CO; Owner: MONTROSE COUNTY)
  • K13SN (Channel 13; NUCLA, ETC., CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Nucla fatal accident list:

Jul 16, 1985 02:04 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.0mTotal length
  • 1,545Total average daily traffic
  • 63Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,488Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Scott Brownlee, Hopkins Field (Lat: 38.238972 Lon: -108.566722), Type: 10.0, Overall height: 9.1 m, Registrant: Asmi, Patti.Fardipour@asmi-Navaids.Com, , 23442 Overl-and Park, Phone: (913) 894-8927
  • RICHARD E SCHMIDT, Nucla Hopkins Airport Sw Of (Lat: 38.242194 Lon: -108.567861), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: State Of Colorado, Richard.Schmidt@state.Co.Us, , Denve-r, Phone: (303) 866-2341
  • Richard E Schmidt, 1.5 Miles Ssw (Lat: 38.242194 Lon: -108.567778), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: State Of Colorado, Richard.Schmidt@state.Co.Us, , Denve-r, Phone: (303) 866-2341
  • Larry S Brooks, 1.5 Miles Ssw Of (Lat: 38.242194 Lon: -108.567778), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: State Of Colorado, Richard.Schmidt@state.Co.Us, , Denve-r, Phone: (303) 866-2341
  • Larry S Brooks, 1.5 Miles Ssw Of (Lat: 38.242194 Lon: -108.567778), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: State Of Colorado, Richard.Schmidt@state.Co.Us, , Denve-r, Phone: (303) 866-2341
  • Richard E Schmidt, 1.5 Miles Ssw Of (Lat: 38.242194 Lon: -108.567778), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 15.2 m
  • LARRY W BLACKWELL, 27696 D D Road (Lat: 38.241500 Lon: -108.563528), Type: 15.2, Structure height: 08085 m, Registrant: Montrose County Colorado Montrose Regional Airport, Lblackwell@montrosecounty.Net, , Montr-ose, Phone: (970) 249-3433

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Nucla Hopkins Airport (Lat: 38.242222 Lon: -108.567861), Call Sign: KVG751,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.295 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2011, Expiration Date: 02/28/2021, Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7982, Email:
  • North Mountain 24.2 Mi Sse (Lat: 37.911111 Lon: -108.403139), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPDX956,
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.912 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2014, Expiration Date: 01/12/2024, Registrant: Williams Energy Services, One Williams Center, Tulsa, OK 74102, Phone: (918) 573-5731, Fax: (918) 732-7599, Email:
  • 1/4 Mi E Airport (Lat: 38.247500 Lon: -108.548417), Call Sign: KDG697, Licensee ID: L00108792,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2013, Expiration Date: 10/13/2022, Registrant: Cotter Corporation, Airport Rd, Nucla, CO 81424, Phone: (303) 864-7347
  • 14 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 38.233889 Lon: -108.777056), Call Sign: WRQ482, Licensee ID: L00108792,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/1999, Expiration Date: 12/20/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2002, Registrant: Cotter Corp, Nucla, CO 81424, Phone: (970) 864-7347
  • 300k Tank (Lat: 38.242806 Lon: -108.539889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQBQ295,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.825 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2004, Expiration Date: 11/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2015, Certifier: Mary Helen Dekoevend, Registrant: Two-Way Communications, Inc., 2511 Belford Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501, Phone: (970) 243-9823, Fax: (970) 241-1241, Email:
  • Hopkins Field Airport (Lat: 38.241667 Lon: -108.558333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQDG505,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.925 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2015, Expiration Date: 08/18/2025, Certifier: Scott J Brownlee, Registrant: Montrose Regional Airport, 2100 Airport Road, Montrose, CO 81401, Phone: (970) 249-7953, Fax: (970) 249-8842, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

6 (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:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nucla)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3342V , Serial Number: D-805, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 03/13/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 07/21/1990
    Registrant (Individual): James D Richards, Po Box 153, Nucla, CO 81424
  • Aircraft: MANCINI ANGELO J RV-6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 601AM , Serial Number: 60147, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 07/21/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Leonard A Spina, Po Box 584, Nucla, CO 81424, Other Owners: Kathleen F Spina
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210M (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 761TK , Serial Number: 21062503, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2007
    Registrant (Partnership): And Richards Richards, Po Box 608, Nucla, CO 81424
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8881X , Serial Number: 18253281, Year manufactured: 1960, Certificate Issue Date: 06/03/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Don A Colcord, Po Box 429, Nucla, CO 81424

Most common first names in Nucla, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1470.4 years
William1069.6 years
John973.2 years
Mary880.1 years
Ernest779.3 years
Thomas781.6 years
George778.2 years
Charles663.2 years
Albert585.6 years
Frank571.8 years
Most common last names in Nucla, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rice775.3 years
Mitchell672.5 years
Burbridge568.8 years
Bell470.2 years
Williams472.5 years
Carver475.0 years
Daniels479.0 years
Forsman485.5 years
Kettle452.5 years
Cooper464.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nucla, CO
  • 66.5%Utility gas
  • 17.6%Wood
  • 8.8%Electricity
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nucla, CO
  • 60.3%Utility gas
  • 17.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.3%Wood
  • 9.6%Electricity


Nucla compared to Colorado state average:

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