Pleasant View, Colorado

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Population in July 2007: 539.
Males: 276  (51.3%)
Females: 263  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  38.6 years
Colorado median age:  34.3 years

Zip code: 81331

Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,489 (it was $45,897 in 2000)
Pleasant View:

$61,489
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,330 (it was $15,712 in 2000)

Pleasant View CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $173,079 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Pleasant View:

$173,079
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $242,884; Detached houses: $294,228; Mobile homes: $128,528
Pleasant View races chart
  • White alone - 491 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (3.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pleasant View: 158.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 272.7 square miles.

Population density: 2.0 people per square mile   (very low).

Pleasant View, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Pleasant View:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant View CCD:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Pleasant View CCD:  0.4% ($371)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)
Pleasant View satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rio Rancho, NM (195.6 miles , pop. 51,765).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (207.5 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (335.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Lewis, CO (2.5 miles ), Dolores, CO (3.9 miles ), Dove Creek, CO (4.0 miles ), Cortez, CO (4.2 miles ), Towaoc, CO (5.0 miles ), Ute Mountain, CO (5.3 miles ), Mancos, CO (5.4 miles ), Gladel, CO (5.7 miles) .

Latitude: 37.56 N, Longitude: 108.76 W

Area code: 970

Pleasant View household income distribution Pleasant View home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Customer service representatives (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Bus drivers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)

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

Average climate in Pleasant View, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pleasant View-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 287% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 494.2 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 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 511.5 miles away from Pleasant View 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 478.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 493.0 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 262.0 miles away from Pleasant View center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 522.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montezuma County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pleasant View:

  • Fort Lewis College (about 53 miles; Durango, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,631)
  • San Juan College (about 64 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 106 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 122 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado Mountain College (about 158 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Adams State University (about 158 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Snow College (about 198 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)

Public elementary/middle school in Pleasant View:

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Notable locations in Pleasant View: Lowry Pueblo Ruins (A), Hackberry Group (B), Cutthroat Castle Group Ruins (C), Horseshoe House (D), Hackberry Ruins (E), Round Tower (F), Holly House (G), Rainbelt Grange Hall (H), Pleasant View Fire Department (I), Ruin Canyon Pumping Station (J), Pleasant View Pumping Station (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Pleasant View: Emmanuel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Sylvan Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Little Cajon Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Pleasant View include: Dolores River State Wildlife Area (1), Hovenweep National Monument (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Montezuma 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 2012 was 60.8. This is better than average.

City:

60.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.64. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.64
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.3%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.6%
Whole state:

9.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

Pleasant View compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (74%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Other fuel (6%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pleasant View CCD (based on Montezuma County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.80%
Here: 30.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church
Adherents23.6%13.8%11.2%11.1%7.9%
Congregations12.5%7.5%12.5%10.0%7.5%
NameLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.7%4.1%3.9%12.9%
Congregations2.5%5.0%10.0%2.5%30.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Montezuma County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Montezuma County:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

12.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Montezuma County:

19.0%
Colorado:

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

8.2%
State:

9.6%

9.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.08%
Colorado average:

10.77%

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:
from La Plata County, CO  0.84% ($43,114 average AGI)
from San Juan County, NM  0.82% ($27,667)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.39% ($61,939)


8.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,717 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
Colorado average:

10.03%

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:
to San Juan County, NM  0.82% ($26,706 average AGI)
to La Plata County, CO  0.63% ($27,942)
to Mesa County, CO  0.48% ($36,075)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pleasant View:

  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVFC (740 AM; 1 kW; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLLV (550 AM; daytime; 2 kW; BREEN, CO; Owner: DAYSTAR RADIO, LTD.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pleasant View:

  • K216DB (91.1 FM; PLEASANT VIEW, CO; Owner: SAN JUAN BASIN AREA VOCATIONAL TECH.)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • K222AD (92.3 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • K278AD (103.5 FM; CORTEZ, ETC., CO; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • K248AJ (97.5 FM; MONTICELLO, UT; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • K232DA (94.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K237CR (95.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K265DC (100.9 FM; CORTEZ, ETC., CO; Owner: NAVAJO MISSIONS, INC.)
  • K281AC (104.1 FM; MANCOS, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • K242AJ (96.3 FM; MANCOS, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • KISZ-FM (97.9 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KIQX (101.3 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTINGS, LLC)
  • KRSJ (100.5 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUTE (90.1 FM; IGNACIO, CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • K210BA (89.9 FM; PURGATORY, ETC., CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KSJD (91.5 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: SAN JUAN BASIN AREA VOC-TECH SCHOOL)
  • K269EO (107.1 FM; DOLORES, CO; Owner: ALAN E. KARSH)
  • K220DZ (91.9 FM; DOLORES, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • K216DA (91.1 FM; DOLORES, CO; Owner: SAN JUAN BASIN AREA VOCATIONAL TECH.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Doug Pace, 26077 Us Hwy 666 (Lat: 37.589389 Lon: -108.766722), Type: 62.8, Structure height: 08083 m, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 3035624211, Dpace@ftitel.Net, 26077 US HWY 666
  • Doug Pace, 26077 Us Hwy 666 (Lat: 37.589389 Lon: -108.766722), Type: 62.8, Structure height: 08083 m, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 3035624211, Dpace@ftitel.Net, 26077 US HWY 666
  • 26077 Us Hwy 666 (Lat: 37.589444 Lon: -108.766389), Type: 67.1, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 3035624211, , 26077 US HWY 666

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: TOPDOG ULTRALIGHTS 582 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2504V , Serial Number: COA26TDA, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Charles B Wales, Po Box 265, Pleasant View, CO 81331
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE RASCAL (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4472G , Serial Number: 009, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/17/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Charles B Wales, Po Box 265, Pleasant View, CO 81331
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5679G , Serial Number: 15071179, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/06/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Charles B Wales, Po Box 265, Pleasant View, CO 81331
  • Aircraft: TOP DOG 582 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 94226 , Serial Number: A025TD, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Charles B Wales, Po Box 265, Pleasant View, CO 81331
  • Aircraft: SIX CHUTER LEGEND (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 98CW , Serial Number: XL3022, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Charles B Wales, Po Box 265, Pleasant View, CO 81331

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pleasant View, CO

Pleasant View on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers:"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Social scientists and related workers"
  • #1 (81331) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Moroccan first ancestries"
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