For population 25 years and over in Penrose:
For population 15 years and over in Penrose CDP:
37 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $738 (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 ), Coal Creek, 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 ).
Latitude: 38.43 N, Longitude: 105.01 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 719
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Average climate in Penrose, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Penrose-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 42% 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 slightly below Colorado state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 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 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/4/2001 at 12:45:53, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.7 miles away from Penrose center
On 8/1/1996 at 05:44:22, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fremont County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 8.89. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.45. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.8%
(20.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Penrose (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Penrose (based on Fremont County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,613 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,028 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Penrose fatal accident list:
Nov 11, 2003 02:37 PM, Sr-115, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 22, 1995 09:23 PM, 9th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 26, 1995 10:18 PM, K St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 3, 1993 06:45 PM, 115, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 14, 1987 07:50 AM, 7th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 1979 08:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:13 (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:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Penrose)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:2 (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 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2013.