Pagosa Springs, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 1,940 (75% urban, 25% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.9%
 
Males: 1,045  (53.9%)
Females: 895  (46.1%)
Median resident age:

37.8 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81147.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,150 (it was $29,469 in 2000)
Pagosa Springs:

$43,150
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,206 (it was $15,355 in 2000)

Pagosa Springs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $209,863 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Pagosa Springs:

$209,863
CO:

$348,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $828.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pagosa Springs: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.2%
(24.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 22.5% for other race residents, 55.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pagosa Springs, CO (2017)
    • 1,29162.8%White alone
    • 71935.0%Hispanic
    • 130.6%Other race alone
    • 100.5%Black alone
    • 80.4%Two or more races
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Pagosa Springs, Colorado as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pagosa Springs is 58 to 1.


Crime rates in Pagosa Springs by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
1
(58.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.8)
1
(55.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.4)
3
(175.4)
1
(58.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.8)
1
(50.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(61.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.8)
1
(50.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(736.6)
4
(241.1)
3
(176.6)
2
(115.3)
10
(567.5)
7
(385.9)
18
(1,024)
8
(459.5)
7
(409.4)
11
(640.3)
5
(285.9)
5
(283.6)
9
(484.4)
2
(101.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(798.0)
11
(663.1)
17
(1,001)
14
(806.9)
11
(624.3)
15
(826.9)
22
(1,252)
22
(1,264)
15
(877.2)
18
(1,048)
13
(743.3)
8
(453.8)
1
(53.8)
4
(202.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
78
(4,788)
79
(4,762)
78
(4,591)
63
(3,631)
72
(4,086)
82
(4,520)
61
(3,472)
71
(4,078)
54
(3,158)
84
(4,889)
56
(3,202)
50
(2,836)
75
(4,037)
64
(3,242)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(245.5)
5
(301.4)
1
(58.9)
15
(864.6)
5
(283.8)
4
(220.5)
1
(56.9)
1
(57.4)
6
(350.9)
3
(174.6)
3
(171.5)
2
(113.4)
3
(161.5)
2
(101.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)432.8357.4311.4293.9388.8394.2436.0411.3438.0573.9251.0211.0334.2228.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Pagosa Springs, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (11.5%), Irish (4.7%), English (4.6%), Norwegian (3.7%), French (2.2%), Dutch (1.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7105 feet

Land area: 4.38 square miles.

Population density: 443 people per square mile   (low).

Pagosa Springs, Colorado map

212 residents are foreign born (9.3% Latin America).

This town:

10.3%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,091 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $871 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (125.4 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (151.0 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (384.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Piedra, CO (4.2 miles),
Dulce, NM (4.8 miles ),
Lumberton, NM (4.9 miles),
Arboles, CO (5.3 miles ),
Bayfield, CO (5.6 miles ),
Young Place, NM (5.8 miles),
Southern Ute, CO (5.8 miles),
South Fork, CO (5.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.27 N, Longitude: 107.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,100 (+150.7%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 730 (74.5%)

Area code: 970

Distribution of median household income in Pagosa Springs, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pagosa Springs, CO in 2017
Pagosa Springs satellite photo by USGS

Pagosa Springs tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +176 (+12.4%).
Most common industries in Pagosa Springs, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.1%)
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.2%)
  • Health care (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (27.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (29.3%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Pagosa Springs, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.22
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.01
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Pagosa Springs-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 193% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 574.5 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 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 126.8 miles away from Pagosa Springs center
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 560.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 606.2 miles away from Pagosa Springs center
On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 563.8 miles away from Pagosa Springs center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Archuleta County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pagosa Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pagosa Springs:

  • PAGOSA SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 95 SOUTH PAGOSA BOULEVARD)
  • PINE RIDGE EXTENDED CARE CENTER (119 BASTILLE DRIVE)

Airports located in Pagosa Springs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pagosa Springs:

  • Fort Lewis College (about 47 miles; Durango, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,631)
  • Adams State University (about 65 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • San Juan College (about 72 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 89 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 130 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 146 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 148 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)

Public high school in Pagosa Springs:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pagosa Springs:

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Library in Pagosa Springs:

  • UPPER SAN JUAN LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $636,651; Location: 811 SAN JUAN STREET; 27,315 books; 2,268 audio materials; 462 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 15 other licensed databases; 84 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pagosa Springs: Pagosa Springs District Ranger Office (A), Axis Health System Pagosa Springs Office (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

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

Tourist attractions: Lobo Outfitters (Museums; 4821 Highway 84), Fred Harman Art Museum (2560 East Highway 160), Museum San Juan Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1 Trinity Lane), Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4821 Highway 84), The Spa (Recreation Areas; PO Box 173), Sally Bish-Cruise Planner (3149 Ranchland Drive), Cat Creek Outfitters (Tours & Charters; Cat Creek Road).

Hotels: Best Western Oak Ridge Lodge (158 Hot Springs Boulevard), Country Hearth & Home (301 North Pagosa Boulevard), Endaba Wilderness Retreat (1197 Perry Drive), Fireside Inn Cabins (1600 East Highway 160), Econo Lodge (315 Navajo Trail Drive), Indian Head Lodge (Piedra Uppr), Five Star Rocky Mountain Chalet (12 Mustang Court), Pinewood Inn (157 Pagosa St), Econo Lodge Pagosa Springs (315 Navajo Trail Drive).

Court: Colorado State Government - Department Of Revenue- Drivers License Office- Clerk District C (Archuleta County Cou).

Birthplace of: Caleb Forrest - College basketball player (Washington State Cougars).

Archuleta County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pagosa Springs and their reported violations in the past:

WOLF CREEK SKI CORP (Population served: 1,700, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2010)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ALPINE LAKES RANCH WC (Population served: 160, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-25-2008 to AUG-08-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-25-2008 to AUG-08-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
SONLIGHT ADVENTURES INC (Population served: 76, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PARELLI NATURAL HORSEMANSHIP (Serves FL, Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
LOG PARK WC (Population served: 60, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2009), St Boil Water Order (OCT-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
SNOW WOLF LODGE (Population served: 47, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TAYLOR PARK UNIT ONE (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.9%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Pagosa Springs in 2010:

  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Pagosa Springs (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Pagosa Springs: Citizens Bank Of Pagosa Springs at 703 San Juan Street, branch established on 1991/10/25; Pagosa Springs Branch at 27 Talisman Drive, branch established on 1997/12/31. Info updated 2011/04/21: Bank assets: $71.2 mil, Deposits: $63.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Colorado Corp.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pagosa Springs Branch at 50 Harman Park Dr, branch established on 1983/01/19. 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
  • First Southwest Bank: Navajo Trail Drive Branch at 249 Navajo Trail Drive, branch established on 2007/04/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $245.8 mil, Deposits: $207.4 mil, headquarters in Alamosa, CO, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Southwest Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Rio Grande Savings and Loan Association: 80 Piedra Road Branch at 80 Piedra Road, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $96.9 mil, Deposits: $86.4 mil, headquarters in Monte Vista, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Bank of the San Juans: Hot Springs Boulevard Branch at 305 Hot Springs Boulevard, branch established on 1999/05/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $243.0 mil, Deposits: $195.1 mil, headquarters in Durango, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of Colorado: Pagosa Springs Branch at 205 Country Center Drive, branch established on 2001/05/18. Info updated 2006/09/15: Bank assets: $2,140.7 mil, Deposits: $1,783.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Collins, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Pagosa Springs:

Marital status in Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Pagosa Springs:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pagosa Springs, CO (based on Archuleta County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,6436
Evangelical Protestant1,74313
Other1,6824
Mainline Protestant3352
None2,681-
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: 3
Here:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Archuleta County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Archuleta County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

17.55 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Archuleta County:

16.6%
Colorado:

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

4.3%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.0%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Pagosa Springs:

28.6
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.8%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.4%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.4%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

54.3%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Pagosa Springs:

79.2%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pagosa Springs, 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
Parks and Recreation 8$23,823$35,73510$4,441
Police Protection - Officers 7$25,496$43,7070$0
Streets and Highways 4$14,156$42,4680$0
Other and Unallocable 4$11,533$34,5990$0
Other Government Administration 4$19,428$58,2840$0
Judicial and Legal 2$6,314$37,8841$1,822
Police - Other 1$2,725$32,7001$1,156
Financial Administration 1$4,087$49,0440$0
Sewerage 1$4,563$54,7560$0
Totals for Government 32$112,125$42,04712$7,419

Pagosa Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $325,000 ($167.53)
    Regular Highways: $322,000 ($165.98)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $665,000 ($342.78)
    General - Other: $614,000 ($316.49)
    Central Staff Services: $499,000 ($257.22)
    Regular Highways: $428,000 ($220.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $391,000 ($201.55)
    Financial Administration: $364,000 ($187.63)
    General Public Buildings: $175,000 ($90.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $150,000 ($77.32)
    Water Utilities: $83,000 ($42.78)
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000 ($29.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($21.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $192,000 ($98.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,307,000 ($673.71)

Pagosa Springs government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($23.20)
    Parking Facilities: $11,000 ($5.67)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($1.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $232,000 ($119.59)
    Other: $138,000 ($71.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $106,000 ($54.64)
    Sale of Property: $53,000 ($27.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $48,000 ($24.74)
    General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($12.89)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($2.58)
    Royalties: $2,000 ($1.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($20.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $237,000 ($122.16)
    Other: $16,000 ($8.25)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,117,000 ($1606.70)
    Other: $407,000 ($209.79)
    Property: $108,000 ($55.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000 ($12.37)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $17,000 ($8.76)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,000 ($8.25)
    Motor Vehicle License: $12,000 ($6.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000 ($5.67)
    Severance: $6,000 ($3.09)

Pagosa Springs government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,056,000 ($1575.26)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,155,000 ($1110.82)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $901,000 ($464.43)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,316,000 ($678.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,373,000 ($1738.66)

11.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,539 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.03%
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 La Plata County, CO  0.92% ($45,413 average AGI)


7.89% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
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 La Plata County, CO  0.87% ($68,643 average AGI)
Businesses in Pagosa Springs, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Alco Stores1Lane Furniture1
Big O Tires1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Budget Car Rental1McDonald's1
Curves1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS5
KFC1Vans1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pagosa Springs:

  • KWUF (1400 AM; 1 kW; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WOLF CREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, 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.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pagosa Springs:

  • K287AA (105.3 FM; PAGOSA SPRINGS, ETC., CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KWUF-FM (106.3 FM; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WOLF CREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K223AF (92.5 FM; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KCIE (90.5 FM; DULCE, NM; Owner: JICARILLA APACHE TRIBE)
  • K248AF (97.5 FM; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: ROBERT MELTZER)
  • KIQX (101.3 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTINGS, LLC)
  • KUTE (90.1 FM; IGNACIO, CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • K210BA (89.9 FM; PURGATORY, ETC., CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KRSJ (100.5 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K232DA (94.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K237CR (95.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)
  • KPTE (99.7 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • K249DE (97.7 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • K215AX (90.9 FM; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: NAVAJO MISSIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pagosa Springs:

  • K62AP (Channel 62; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL INC.)
  • K04NS (Channel 4; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K02IL (Channel 2; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K08GM (Channel 8; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K10GO (Channel 10; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PAGOSA SPRINGS TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K56DO (Channel 56; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K54DH (Channel 54; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K58CJ (Channel 58; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PAGOSA SPRINGS TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K66AV (Channel 66; SUNETHA/NUTRIA, CO; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K68BI (Channel 68; SUNETHA, CO; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL INC.)

Pagosa Springs fatal accident list:

Nov 27, 2011 07:09 AM, Us-160, Lat: 37.266808, Lon: -107.024667, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 27, 2005 04:43 PM, Us-120, N Pagosa Blvd, Lat: 37.254170, Lon: -107.077860, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 2002 06:37 PM, Us-160, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 26, 1993 11:35 AM, 160, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 1983 12:50 AM, W San Juan, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 12, 1981 11:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 9, 1979 01:34 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.4mTotal length
  • $971,000Total costs
  • 27,925Total average daily traffic
  • 1,658Total average daily truck traffic
  • 41,260Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pagosa Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Pagosa Springs, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 166 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pagosa Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Pagosa Springs)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 43 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 58. The highest number of fire incidents - 89 took place in 2016, and the least - 14 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Pagosa Springs, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.5%), and Structure Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pagosa Springs, CO
    • 49152.5%Outside Fires
    • 28430.4%Structure Fires
    • 11212.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 485.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pagosa Springs, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pagosa Springs, Colorado:

  • Best Western Oakridge Lodge, 158 Hot SPGS Blvd, Pagosa Springs, Colorado 81147 , Phone: (970) 264-4173, Fax: (970) 264-4472
  • Hillside Inn, 2 Solomon Dr, Pagosa Springs, Colorado 81147 , Phone: (970) 731-5101, Fax: (970) 731-5115
  • Super 8, 8 Solomon Dr, Pagosa Springs, Colorado 81147 , Phone: (970) 731-4005, Fax: (970) 731-0059
  • Econo Lodge, 315 Navajo Trail Dr, Pagosa Springs, Colorado 81147 , Phone: (970) 731-2701, Fax: (970) 731-2701
  • Best Value High Country Lodge, 3821 Hwy 160 East, Pagosa Springs, Colorado 81147 , Phone: (970) 264-4181, Fax: (970) 264-4185
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Most common first names in Pagosa Springs, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2883.8 years
John2873.8 years
Robert2371.4 years
Joe1972.8 years
George1779.2 years
William1774.1 years
Charles1675.9 years
James1565.8 years
Richard1266.9 years
Joseph974.7 years
Most common last names in Pagosa Springs, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez2674.4 years
Archuleta1567.9 years
Valdez1477.3 years
Trujillo1275.9 years
Garcia1270.0 years
Montoya1166.7 years
Gallegos1174.4 years
Brown1181.2 years
Smith1081.4 years
Chavez979.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pagosa Springs, CO
  • 67.4%Utility gas
  • 17.6%Wood
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Electricity
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pagosa Springs, CO
  • 71.7%Utility gas
  • 14.5%Electricity
  • 8.5%Wood
  • 3.6%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pagosa Springs compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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