Paonia, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 1,421 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 736  (51.8%)
Females: 685  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

49.2 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81428.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,609 (it was $31,831 in 2000)
Paonia:

$46,609
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,231 (it was $16,033 in 2000)

Paonia town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $220,759 (it was $101,300 in 2000)
Paonia:

$220,759
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $201,036; detached houses: $204,632; mobile homes: $112,311

Median gross rent in 2017: $949.

March 2019 cost of living index in Paonia: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.8%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 17.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Paonia, CO (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Paonia, Colorado as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Paonia is 143 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.53
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (17.2%), American (9.1%), English (5.5%), Irish (5.1%), Scandinavian (3.7%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 9/3/1902

Elevation: 5645 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,872 people per square mile   (low).

Paonia, Colorado map

9 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $809 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $717 (0.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.87 N, Longitude: 107.59 W

Area code: 970

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

Paonia tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +100 (+7.2%).
Most common industries in Paonia, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (16.7%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (27.2%)
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (8.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.4%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Paonia, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Extraction workers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Extraction workers (11.7%)
  • Carpenters (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in Paonia, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Paonia, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.2. This is better than average.

City:

53.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

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 the city 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 Paonia 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 Paonia 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 the city 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 Paonia 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Paonia:

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

Airports located in Paonia:

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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 school in Paonia:

Public elementary/middle school in Paonia:

See full list of schools located in Paonia

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • First Christian Church is now called Paonia Christian Fellowship.

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Paonia:

Marital status in Paonia, CO
  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 20.5%

For population 25 years and over in Paonia:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Paonia, CO (based on Delta County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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
This county:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

10.26 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

6.8%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Delta County:

19.7%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Paonia:

49.7%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.2%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Paonia:

28.9
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Paonia:

20.4%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Paonia:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Paonia:

36.6%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Paonia:

55.2%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.7%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Paonia, 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
Police Protection - Officers 5$26,174$62,8180$0
Water Supply 4$18,205$54,6150$0
Solid Waste Management 3$9,982$39,9280$0
Streets and Highways 1$8,379$100,5480$0
Financial Administration 1$6,265$75,1800$0
Sewerage 1$5,759$69,1080$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,649$91,78810$2,107
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$331
Transit 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 16$82,413$61,81011$2,438

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $82,000 ($57.71)
    Water Utilities: $61,000 ($42.93)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($33.08)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($18.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($13.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($11.96)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($6.33)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $308,000 ($216.75)
    Police Protection: $259,000 ($182.27)
    Financial Administration: $233,000 ($163.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $133,000 ($93.60)
    Sewerage: $111,000 ($78.11)
    Regular Highways: $93,000 ($65.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000 ($30.96)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($7.74)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($4.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($2.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($55.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($17.59)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($3.52)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($2.81)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($2.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $652,000 ($458.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($16.19)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $340,000 ($239.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $171,000 ($120.34)
    Natural Resources - Other: $68,000 ($47.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $66,000 ($46.45)
    Rents: $10,000 ($7.04)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($4.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($3.52)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,498,000 ($1054.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000 ($43.63)
    Highways: $54,000 ($38.00)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $361,000 ($254.05)
    Property: $86,000 ($60.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $56,000 ($39.41)
    Other License: $43,000 ($30.26)
    Severance: $23,000 ($16.19)
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000 ($4.93)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($2.11)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $2,000 ($1.41)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,034,000 ($1431.39)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,977,000 ($1391.27)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000 ($40.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,400,000 ($1688.95)

8.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.99%
Colorado average:

10.99%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mesa County, CO  1.28% ($37,540 average AGI)
from Montrose County, CO  1.14% ($28,298)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.36% ($60,051)


6.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,263 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Colorado average:

9.96%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mesa County, CO  1.24% ($40,710 average AGI)
to Montrose County, CO  0.91% ($38,021)
to Garfield County, CO  0.21% ($41,091)
Businesses in Paonia, CO
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets3U-Haul2
RadioShack1UPS2

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: 38.869561, Lon: -107.589639, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 30, 2006 05:25 PM, 2nd St, Lat: 38.866860, Lon: -107.587630, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 23, 1978 02:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.4mTotal length
  • $1,617,000Total costs
  • 13,986Total average daily traffic
  • 831Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,027Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Paonia, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Paonia, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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 Broadcast 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, Licensee ID: L01193675,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.085 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2016, Expiration Date: 10/04/2026, Certifier: Susan L Henrie, Registrant: North Fork Mosquito Abatement District, Paonia, CO 81428, Phone: (970) 527-6681, 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 Microwave Towers:

29 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 43 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Paonia, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (61.8%), and Structure Fires (25.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Paonia, CO
    • 13461.8%Outside Fires
    • 5625.8%Structure Fires
    • 188.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 94.1%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Paonia, CO
  • 65.1%Utility gas
  • 15.3%Electricity
  • 15.0%Wood
  • 1.7%Coal or coke
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Solar energy
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Paonia, CO
  • 61.1%Utility gas
  • 38.4%Electricity
  • 0.5%Wood


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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Paonia on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 18 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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