Penrose, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 3,582.
Population change since 2000: -12.0%
Males: 1,862  (52.0%)
Females: 1,720  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

49.2 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81240.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,183 (it was $35,638 in 2000)
Penrose:

$52,183
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,396 (it was $15,481 in 2000)

Penrose CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $246,910 (it was $113,300 in 2000)
Penrose:

$246,910
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $262,214; detached houses: $290,323; mobile homes: $124,652

Median gross rent in 2017: $958.

March 2019 cost of living index in Penrose: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.3%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Black residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Penrose, CO (2010)
    • 3,15288.0%White alone
    • 3118.7%Hispanic
    • 581.6%Two or more races
    • 351.0%American Indian alone
    • 150.4%Asian alone
    • 70.2%Black alone
    • 30.08%Other race alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Penrose, Colorado as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Penrose is 174 to 1.


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Penrose, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (22.9%), American (15.8%), English (14.6%), Irish (10.5%), Italian (4.3%), European (3.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5320 feet

Land area: 33.3 square miles.

Population density: 108 people per square mile   (very low).

Penrose, Colorado map

45 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.3%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $970 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $629 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (23.7 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (32.4 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (520.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Penrose-Portland, CO (1.0 miles ),
Florence, CO (2.5 miles ),
Williamsburg, CO (3.0 miles ),
Rockvale, CO (3.1 miles ),
Brookside, CO (3.2 miles ),
Lincoln Park, CO (3.4 miles ),
Canon City, CO (3.5 miles ),
Pueblo West, CO (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 38.43 N, Longitude: 105.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

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

5.2%
Colorado:

3.0%
Most common industries in Penrose, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Public administration (12.0%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.3%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
  • Truck transportation (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (13.2%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Penrose, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)

Average climate in Penrose, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Penrose, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 38.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 7.49. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.49
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.50
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Tornado activity:

Penrose-area historical tornado activity is below Colorado state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Penrose place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 tornado 34.4 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Penrose-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 105.0 miles away from Penrose center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 276.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from Penrose center
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 600.9 miles away from Penrose center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fremont County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Penrose topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Penrose:

  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST JOSEPH MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FLORENCE, CO)
  • BRUCE MCCANDLESS CO STATE VETERANS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FLORENCE, CO)
  • FREMONT COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CANON CITY, CO)
  • CANON CITY DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CANON CITY, CO)
  • HILDEBRAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CANON CITY, CO)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST THOMAS MORE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CANON CITY, CO)
  • CENTURA HEALTH PROGRESSIVE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CANON CITY, CO)

Airports located in Penrose:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Penrose:

  • Pueblo Community College (about 24 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 25 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 27 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 31 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 34 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 34 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 35 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)

Public elementary/middle school in Penrose:

  • PENROSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 100 ILLINOIS, Grades: KG-5)

Library in Penrose:

  • PENROSE LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $194,002; Location: 35 7TH AVENUE; 13,300 books; 1,733 audio materials; 1,960 video materials; 28 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Penrose Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

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

Tourist attraction: Well Penrose Hot Springs (1 Malibu Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Fremont 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 Penrose that have no violations reported:

  • WATER GUY THE (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.8%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Penrose (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Penrose Branch at 210 Broadway, branch established on 1998/02/18. 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

For population 15 years and over in Penrose:

Marital status in Penrose, CO
  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Penrose:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Colorado average:

11.3

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Penrose
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Penrose, CO (based on Fremont County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,0313
Evangelical Protestant6,38936
Mainline Protestant2,1359
Other1,5425
None27,727-
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: 6
Fremont County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Fremont County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

6.4%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fremont County:

19.8%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.4%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Penrose:

48.9%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Penrose:

45.5%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Penrose:

23.6%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Penrose:

9.2%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Penrose:

37.1%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Penrose:

77.6%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Penrose, CO Residents

8.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.86%
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 El Paso County, CO  1.17% ($48,977 average AGI)
from Pueblo County, CO  0.67% ($40,697)
from Chaffee County, CO  0.31% ($41,043)


6.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,484 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
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 El Paso County, CO  1.09% ($39,887 average AGI)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.89% ($35,269)
to Chaffee County, CO  0.27% ($34,795)

Businesses in Penrose, CO

  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Penrose:

  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHF (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFEL (970 AM; 3 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: WELLSPRING HARVEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRLN (1400 AM; 1 kW; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: ROYAL GORGE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCSJ (590 AM; 1 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Penrose:

  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILO (94.3 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KRDO-FM (95.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEPC (89.7 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Penrose:

  • KKTV (Channel 11; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTSC (Channel 8; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K12ME (Channel 12; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K19DY (Channel 19; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K10LI (Channel 10; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
Penrose fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Penrose fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 240ft / 73.0mTotal length
  • $4,797,000Total costs
  • 95,054Total average daily traffic
  • 6,870Total average daily truck traffic
  • 118,528Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Penrose, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51920-1929
  • 41940-1949
  • 61970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Penrose, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4
  • CO04_Penrose, 86 K Street (18312) (Lat: 38.461056 Lon: -104.997111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN372
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • 3/4 Mile West Of Mile Marker 25 On Hwy 115 (87013) (Lat: 38.528556 Lon: -104.968944), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: KNKN372
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • 3/4 Mile West Of Mile Marker 25 On Hwy 115 (87013) (Lat: 38.528556 Lon: -104.968944), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: KNKA678
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2017, Expiration Date: 10/01/2027, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • CO04_Penrose, Se 1/4 Se 1/4 Section 21, Township 18 S, Range 68 W (Lat: 38.462750 Lon: -104.997472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 35.4 m, Call Sign: KNKA764
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2018, Expiration Date: 11/27/2028, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M St., Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Aei #1490 Penrose, Mp 145.9, Tennessee Pass Sub (Lat: 38.389222 Lon: -105.020639), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WQVU645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 902.250 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 915.000 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 05/13/2015, Expiration Date: 05/13/2025, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 404 Broadway St (Lat: 38.425000 Lon: -105.022472), Call Sign: KNDJ688, Licensee ID: L00563468,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.725 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2002, Expiration Date: 08/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2012, Registrant: Beaver Park Water Inc, 401 Broadway St, Penrose, CO 81240
  • MP 141.58, Mp 141.58, Tennessee Pass Sub (Lat: 38.360806 Lon: -104.955056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPBR817,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.920 MHz, 160.650 MHz, 161.490 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2013, Expiration Date: 02/17/2023, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • Lat: 38.426111 Lon: -105.026667, Call Sign: WQDG454,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2005, Expiration Date: 08/18/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/24/2015, Certifier: James M Macdonald, Registrant: Communication Solutions & Assoc., Inc., 4602 N. Elizabeth, Ste. 110, Pueblo, CO 81008, Phone: (719) 547-2707, Fax: (719) 547-2761
  • Lat: 38.451444 Lon: -105.188139, Call Sign: WQUR359,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.825 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2014, Expiration Date: 09/17/2024, Certifier: Ron Gasser, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

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:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Penrose)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Penrose)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 36 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Penrose, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.2%), and Structure Fires (33.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Penrose, CO
    • 7244.2%Outside Fires
    • 5433.1%Structure Fires
    • 2314.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 148.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Penrose, CO
Most common first names in Penrose, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1972.6 years
John1872.1 years
Robert1267.2 years
Mary1283.6 years
Ruth1075.5 years
James1067.0 years
Charles1079.2 years
George970.3 years
Richard864.9 years
Helen881.0 years
Most common last names in Penrose, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lock787.4 years
Smilanich675.2 years
Jones575.4 years
Woolsey575.6 years
Clark460.7 years
Moore470.2 years
Smith479.5 years
Thomas477.5 years
White475.5 years
Carter363.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Penrose, CO
  • 56.6%Utility gas
  • 16.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.3%Wood
  • 10.8%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Penrose, CO
  • 71.6%Utility gas
  • 13.7%Electricity
  • 10.5%Wood
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Penrose 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 17 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2020.