Paonia, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 1,434 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 759  (53.0%)
Females: 675  (47.0%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 81428.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,699 (it was $31,831 in 2000)
Paonia:

$46,699
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,148 (it was $16,033 in 2000)

Paonia town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $157,822 (it was $101,300 in 2000)
Paonia:

$157,822
CO:

$240,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $926.

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  • Races in Paonia, CO (2010)

    Paonia races chart
    • 1,29289.0%White alone
    • 1097.5%Hispanic
    • 130.9%American Indian alone
    • 130.9%Two or more races
    • 100.7%Black alone
    • 60.4%Other race alone
    • 50.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Paonia: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.3%), English (15.2%), Irish (10.6%), Italian (4.5%), Dutch (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 9/3/1902

Elevation: 5645 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,889 people per square mile   (low).

Paonia,CO real estate house value index trend

Paonia, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Paonia:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paonia town:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

23 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
Colorado:

9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $559 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $702 (0.5%)

Paonia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CO (145.4 miles , pop. 144,126).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (146.2 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (446.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Hotchkiss, CO (2.9 miles ), Crawford, CO (3.4 miles ), Somerset, CO (4.1 miles ), Cedaredge, CO (4.3 miles ), Orchard City, CO (4.6 miles ), Marble, CO (5.1 miles) , Delta, CO (5.2 miles ), Olathe, CO (5.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $279,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $198,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $430,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $225,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.87 N, Longitude: 107.59 W

Area code: 970

Paonia household income distribution Paonia home values distribution

Crime rates in Paonia (2009):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 assaults (243.2 per 100,000)
  • 8 burglaries (486.3 per 100,000)
  • 39 thefts (2,370.8 per 100,000)
  • 3 auto thefts (182.4 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 199.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 279.7)

Crime rates in Paonia (2013):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (70.6 per 100,000)
  • 15 thefts (1,058.6 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 49.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 244.1)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.53
Colorado average:

2.28

Paonia tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +100 (+7.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Paonia, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Paonia-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 212% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 482.8 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 539.0 miles away from Paonia 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 336.6 miles away from the city 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 592.7 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 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 53.7 miles away from Paonia 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 575.0 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 Delta County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Birthplace of: Terence McKenna - Cannabis activist, Robert E. Huyser - General.

Hospitals and medical centers in Paonia:

  • BETHESDA CARE CTR (1625 MEADOWBROOK)
  • PAONIA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1625 MEADOWBROOK BOULEVARD)

Airports located in Paonia:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paonia:

  • Western State Colorado University (about 43 miles; Gunnison, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado Mountain College (about 50 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 53 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 112 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Adams State University (about 134 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 141 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 144 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)

Public high schools in Paonia:

Public elementary/middle school in Paonia:

See full list of schools located in Paonia, School District: DELTA COUNTY 50(J)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • First Christian Church is now called Paonia Christian Fellowship.

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Notable locations in Paonia: Paonia Fire Department (A), Paonia Public Library (B), Paonia Municipal and Community Center (C), Paonia Volunteer Fire Department - Delta County Fire Protection District 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Paonia include: United Methodist Church (A), Friends Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), Bible Center Church (F), Church of Christ (G), Saint Michaels Episcopal Church (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - Paonia Ward (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Paonia include: Paonia Park (1), Northfork Miners Memorial (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bar Diamond Ranch (Tours & Charters; 38520 Bone Mesa Road).

Hotels: Dickinson Robert (304 Niagara Avenue), Bross Hotel Bed & Breakfast (312 Onarga Avenue).

Delta County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2000 was 34.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

20.2

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

BONE MESA DOMESTIC WD (Population served: 400, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2014. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-24-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-24-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-07-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2014. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-07-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-07-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-07-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
  • 20 other older monitoring violations
NORTH FORK WATER SERVICE (Population served: 100, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HAMMOND PIPELINE (Population served: 70, Purch groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-11-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-04-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2008)
REDWOOD ARMS MOTEL (Population served: 66, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2008)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.7%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  53.9%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.3%
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: 0.5% of all households
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Paonia, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Paonia compared to Colorado 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 below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Paonia (2011 data):

  • First Colorado National Bank: at 133 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1903/01/04. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $47.0 mil, Deposits: $38.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Colorado Financial Corp.
  • First State Bank of Colorado: Paonia Branch at 128 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1977/08/15. Info updated 2010/07/09: Bank assets: $179.8 mil, Deposits: $155.0 mil, headquarters in Hotchkiss, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Custer Bancorp.
  • MontroseBank: 218 Grand Avenue Branch at 218 Grand Avenue, branch established on 2005/12/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $221.4 mil, Deposits: $198.1 mil, headquarters in Montrose, CO, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Mountain Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Colorado average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Solar energy (0%)
  • Other fuel (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Paonia town (based on Delta County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,23836
Catholic3,6304
Other1,6769
Mainline Protestant1,61511
Orthodox961
None19,697-
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
Delta County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Delta County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

10.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Delta County:

19.7%
Colorado:

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

11.2%
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$6,265$75,1800$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,649$91,78810$2,107
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$331
Police Protection - Officers 5$26,174$62,8180$0
Streets and Highways 1$8,379$100,5480$0
Solid Waste Management 3$9,982$39,9280$0
Sewerage 1$5,759$69,1080$0
Water Supply 4$18,205$54,6150$0
Totals for Government 16$82,413$61,81011$2,438

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $200,000 ($139.47)
    Regular Highways: $115,000 ($80.20)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($21.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($4.88)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $232,000 ($161.79)
    Police Protection: $204,000 ($142.26)
    Sewerage: $168,000 ($117.15)
    Financial Administration: $162,000 ($112.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $105,000 ($73.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $40,000 ($27.89)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($27.20)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($13.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($16.04)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($6.28)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($3.49)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($2.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($2.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $360,000 ($251.05)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $170,000 ($118.55)
    All Other: $113,000 ($78.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $93,000 ($64.85)
    Highways: $8,000 ($5.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($209.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $48,000 ($33.47)
    General Support: $3,000 ($2.09)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $135,000 ($94.14)
    Public Utilities: $71,000 ($49.51)
    Property: $66,000 ($46.03)
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,000 ($4.18)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $307,000 ($214.09)

5.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
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 Mesa County, CO  0.90% ($27,011 average AGI)
from Montrose County, CO  0.68% ($31,928)
from Denver County, CO  0.15% ($21,667)


7.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
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 Mesa County, CO  1.31% ($30,644 average AGI)
to Montrose County, CO  0.82% ($27,859)
to El Paso County, CO  0.23% ($25,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paonia:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDTA (1400 AM; 1 kW; DELTA, CO; Owner: MONUMENT MEDIA LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paonia:

  • K204EX (88.7 FM; PAONIA, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • KZKS-FM2 (105.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C)
  • KWGL (105.7 FM; OURAY, CO; Owner: WS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KPRH (88.3 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • KKXK (94.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBNG (103.7 FM; RIDGWAY, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KKNN (95.1 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSTR-FM (96.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: LEGGETT BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KVMT (89.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Paonia:

  • K09QA (Channel 9; PAONIA, ETC., CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K11LU (Channel 11; PAONIA, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K06HZ (Channel 6; PAONIA, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K58BV (Channel 58; PAONIA, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K02IJ (Channel 2; SOMERSET, CO; Owner: MESA TELEVISION, INCORPORATED)
  • K10KK (Channel 10; SOMERSET, CO; Owner: MESA TELEVISION, INCORPORATED)

Paonia fatal accident list:

Aug 17, 2012 01:45 PM, Delta Ave, Lat: 38.86956, Lon: -107.58964, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 30, 2006 05:25 PM, 2nd St, Lat: 38.86686, Lon: -107.58763, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 23, 1978 02:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 304Total average daily traffic
  • 6Total average daily truck traffic
  • 444Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Paonia)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Mp 85.6 Converse Mine 1.8 Mi N (Lat: 38.893611 Lon: -107.581444), Type: Building, Structure height: 31 m, Call Sign: WPRM347
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.490 MHz, 161.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2005, Expiration Date: 11/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2013, Certifier: L J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-0486, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • Lat: 38.921306 Lon: -107.537500, Call Sign: WQFU366
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.085 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2006, Expiration Date: 10/04/2016, Certifier: Susan L Henrie
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 38.932222 Lon: -107.549028, Call Sign: WQOC967
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.350 MHz, 468.350 MHz, 457.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2011, Expiration Date: 08/17/2021, Certifier: William Bear
    Registrant: Day Wireless Systems, Milwaukie, OR 97222, Phone: (503) 659-1240, Fax: (503) 659-4723, Email:
  • 14881 Bethlehem Rd (Lat: 38.870222 Lon: -107.613194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7.1 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQOQ587
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/23/2011, Expiration Date: 12/23/2021, Certifier: Clay Macdonald
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • MP 84.4, Mp 84.4 (Lat: 38.875917 Lon: -107.585000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQPX437
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.550 MHz, 161.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/10/2012, Expiration Date: 09/10/2022, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Call Sign: KA74897
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.110 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/1981, Expiration Date: 04/01/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: North Fork Valley Public Radio Inc

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paonia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Paonia)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 43
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Paonia

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Paonia, CO
Most common first names in Paonia, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4480.1 years
Mary3282.3 years
George2278.3 years
William2280.7 years
Charles2077.6 years
Robert1778.0 years
James1774.1 years
Walter1472.4 years
Joseph1276.6 years
Helen1285.1 years
Most common last names in Paonia, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1581.4 years
Edwards1279.2 years
Emmons1274.9 years
Miller1179.4 years
Smith1173.9 years
Taylor1082.4 years
Martin978.3 years
Wilson980.7 years
Bennett775.1 years
Jones778.9 years
Businesses in Paonia, CO
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets3U-Haul2
RadioShack1UPS2

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