Pagosa Springs, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 1,719 (75% urban, 25% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 880  (51.2%)
Females: 839  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81147.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,027 (it was $29,469 in 2000)
Pagosa Springs:

$38,027
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,714 (it was $15,355 in 2000)

Pagosa Springs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $260,394 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Pagosa Springs:

$260,394
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $405,376; Detached houses: $443,206; Townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $267,965; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $115,109

Median gross rent in 2012: $792.

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Pagosa Springs races chart
  • White alone - 927 (53.7%)
  • Hispanic - 714 (41.3%)
  • Two or more races - 29 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 28 (1.6%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pagosa Springs: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.1%), English (8.2%), Irish (6.4%), Swedish (2.6%), French (2.5%), French Canadian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7105 feet

Land area: 4.38 square miles.

Population density: 392 people per square mile   (very low).

Pagosa Springs,CO real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Pagosa Springs:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pagosa Springs town:

  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 31.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 21.5%

113 residents are foreign born (0.8% Africa).

This town:  6.2%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Pagosa Springs, Colorado as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pagosa Springs to the number of sex offenders is 71 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,222 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,079 (0.5%)

Pagosa Springs satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $249,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $210,500
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $395,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $303,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.27 N, Longitude: 107.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,941 (+160.3%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 487 (71.7%)

Area code: 970

Pagosa Springs household income distribution Pagosa Springs home values distribution

Crime rates in Pagosa Springs by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00701001101
per 100,000 0.00.0453.10.060.30.00.056.855.10.057.4
Robberies 00110100101
per 100,000 0.00.064.761.40.058.90.00.055.10.057.4
Assaults 49312432107188
per 100,000 244.8539.9194.2736.6241.1176.6115.3567.5385.91024.5459.5
Burglaries 3425201311171411152222
per 100,000 2080.81499.71294.5798.0663.11000.6806.9624.3826.91252.11263.6
Thefts 122116997879786372826171
per 100,000 7466.36958.66407.84788.24761.94590.93631.14086.34520.43471.84078.1
Auto thefts 757451155411
per 100,000 428.4299.9453.1245.5301.458.9864.6283.8220.556.957.4
Arson 00000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.058.90.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.8) 327.4319.8498.9268.6221.9193.3182.4241.3244.6270.6255.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Pagosa Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.02
Colorado average:

2.23

Pagosa Springs tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +176 (+12.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Pagosa Springs center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 563.8 miles away from the city 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 (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

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

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:

  • Stevens Field Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 200, Itinerant Ops: 9,900, Local Ops: 6,000, Military Ops: 750)

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 schools in Pagosa Springs:

Private high school in Pagosa Springs:

  • PAGOSA SPRINGS EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 51; Location: 81 GREENBRIAR DR STE D; Grades: 2 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pagosa Springs:

Private elementary/middle school in Pagosa Springs:

  • OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 56 MEADOWS DR; Grades: PK - 4)
See full list of schools located in Pagosa Springs, School District: ARCHULETA COUNTY 50 JT

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)

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 40.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.2
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 4.57. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.57
U.S.:

9.14

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.1%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.1% for other race residents, 57.6% for two or more races residents)
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

Pagosa Springs, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Pagosa Springs compared to Colorado 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

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.

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

  • Best Western Oakridge Lodge, 158 Hot SPGS Blvd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 , Phone: (970) 264-4173, Fax: (970) 264-4472
  • Pagosa Lodge, 3505 W Hwy 160, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 , Phone: (970) 731-4141
  • Hillside Inn, 2 Solomon Dr, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 , Phone: (970) 731-5101, Fax: (970) 731-5115
  • The Spring Inn, 165 Hot SPGS Blvd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 , Phone: (800) 225-0934, Fax: (970) 264-4707
  • Super 8, 8 Solomon Dr, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 , Phone: (970) 731-4005, Fax: (970) 731-0059
  • Econo Lodge, 315 Navajo Trail Dr, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 , Phone: (970) 731-2701, Fax: (970) 731-2701
  • Best Value High Country Lodge, 3821 Hwy 160 East, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 , Phone: (970) 264-4181, Fax: (970) 264-4185
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Pagosa Springs travel time to work - commute Pagosa Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.33%
Here: 60.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents66.2%9.8%6.3%5.2%4.4%
Congregations18.8%18.8%6.3%6.3%6.3%
NameLutheran ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents2.9%2.4%1.1%0.7%1.0%
Congregations6.3%6.3%12.5%6.3%12.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Archuleta County:

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.
Colorado:

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

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

17.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
State:

9.6%
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$4,087$49,0440$0
Other Government Administration 4$19,428$58,2840$0
Judicial and Legal 2$6,314$37,8841$1,822
Police Protection - Officers 7$25,496$43,7070$0
Police - Other 1$2,725$32,7001$1,156
Streets and Highways 4$14,156$42,4680$0
Sewerage 1$4,563$54,7560$0
Parks and Recreation 8$23,823$35,73510$4,441
Other and Unallocable 4$11,533$34,5990$0
Totals for Government 32$112,125$42,04712$7,419

Pagosa Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,545,000 ($898.78)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $491,000 ($285.63)
    Police Protection: $366,000 ($212.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $337,000 ($196.04)
    Regular Highways: $238,000 ($138.45)
    Financial Administration: $153,000 ($89.01)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($21.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $103,000 ($59.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $801,000 ($465.97)

Pagosa Springs government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $30,000 ($17.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $30,000 ($17.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $284,000 ($165.21)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($6.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $462,000 ($268.76)
    Highways: $232,000 ($134.96)
    General Support: $22,000 ($12.80)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,536,000 ($1475.28)
    Public Utilities: $63,000 ($36.65)
    Property: $48,000 ($27.92)
    Motor Vehicle License: $14,000 ($8.14)

Pagosa Springs government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,717,000 ($998.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,582,000 ($920.30)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $135,000 ($78.53)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $448,000 ($260.62)

8.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.13%
Colorado average:

9.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from La Plata County, CO  0.65% ($20,407 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.36% ($34,533)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.29% ($41,417)


8.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
Colorado average:

9.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to La Plata County, CO  0.96% ($29,925 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.36% ($56,733)

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: 37.26681, Lon: -107.02467, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 27, 2005 04:43 PM, Us-120, N Pagosa Blvd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 2002 06:37 PM, Us-160, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 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, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 9, 1979 01:34 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $457,000
Total average daily traffic: 15,640
Total average daily truck traffic: 973
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 22,964
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pagosa Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 16 (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 Pagosa Springs, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (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: 109 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pagosa Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Pagosa Springs)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 44 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 61
  • Hazardous Condition: 36
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 17

Incident types - Pagosa Springs

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

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  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Accommodation and food services"
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  • #5 (81147) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #85 (81147) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bermudan first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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