Pritchett, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 136 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.7%
 
Males: 62  (45.9%)
Females: 74  (54.1%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years

Zip code: 81064

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,237 (it was $19,750 in 2000)
Pritchett:

$41,237
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,132 (it was $10,876 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $75,759 (it was $26,600 in 2000)
Pritchett:

$75,759
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $76,488; Detached houses: $60,070; Mobile homes: $140,031

Median gross rent in 2016: $664.

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    • 13395.0%White alone
    • 75.0%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pritchett: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.9%), American (18.6%), Irish (11.6%), English (4.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1923

Elevation: 4830 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 596 people per square mile   (low).

Pritchett, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Pritchett:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pritchett town:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

4 residents are foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.7% North America).

This town:

2.9%
Colorado:

8.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $489 (0.8%)

Pritchett satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (114.5 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (147.4 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (466.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Springfield, CO (3.7 miles ), Vilas, CO (4.8 miles) , Campo, CO (4.9 miles) , Kim, CO (5.3 miles) , Two Buttes, CO (5.4 miles) , Walsh, CO (5.7 miles ), Kenton, OK (5.7 miles) , Two Butte Creek, CO (6.5 miles ).

Latitude: 37.37 N, Longitude: 102.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Pritchett household income distribution Pritchett home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

1.7%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-11.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (35%)
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

Average climate in Pritchett, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pritchett-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.5 miles away from the Pritchett town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/2003, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the town center caused $120,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pritchett-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 20% 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 109.7 miles away from the city 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 114.0 miles away from Pritchett center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 134.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.4 miles away from Pritchett center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Baca County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pritchett topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pritchett:

  • SOUTHEAST COLORADO HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, CO)
  • SOUTHEAST COLORADO HOSPITAL LTC CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pritchett:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 115 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 116 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 143 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 148 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 150 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 151 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 151 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)

Public high school in Pritchett:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pritchett:

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

Baca County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.2%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.5%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pritchett town (based on Baca County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant57416
Mainline Protestant3423
Catholic2002
Other3-
None2,669-
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: 2
Baca County:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Baca County:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Baca County:

23.8%
Colorado:

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

16.2%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pritchett:

51.0%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pritchett:

46.7%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Pritchett:

29.0
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pritchett:

23.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pritchett:

5.9%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.5%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.3%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pritchett, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$825
Water Supply 0$0 1$946
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$125
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,896

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($198.53)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($95.59)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($29.41)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($22.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($7.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($44.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,000 ($139.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,000 ($66.18)
    All Other: $3,000 ($22.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($29.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($183.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($7.35)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($73.53)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($29.41)

Pritchett government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($14.71)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $113,000 ($830.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $110,000 ($808.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($7.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($22.06)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($7.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $93,000 ($683.82)

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Colorado average:

9.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,806 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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 Prowers County, CO  0.75% ($23,900 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pritchett:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pritchett:

  • K209BK (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pritchett:

  • K64CT (Channel 64; SPRINGFIELD, CO; Owner: BACA COUNTY)
  • K66CW (Channel 66; SPRINGFIELD, CO; Owner: BACA COUNTY)
  • K68CR (Channel 68; SPRINGFIELD, CO; Owner: BACA COUNTY)
  • K62CT (Channel 62; SPRINGFIELD, CO; Owner: BACA COUNTY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 500 Adams Street (109060) (Lat: 37.371917 Lon: -102.858194), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39 m, Overall height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN409
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Michael J Umano, 26995 County Road 10 (Lat: 37.381500 Lon: -102.905972), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, 26995 County Road 10 (Lat: 37.381500 Lon: -102.905972), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7813191111, , 40 LONE STREET
  • Michael Umano, 2696 County Road M (Lat: 37.140806 Lon: -103.039056), Type: 106.7, Structure height: 08009 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, 40 LONE STREET
  • Michael Umano, 2696 County Road M (Lat: 37.140806 Lon: -103.039056), Type: 106.7, Structure height: 08009 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, 40 LONE STREET
  • Michael J Umano, 2696 County Road M (Lat: 37.140806 Lon: -103.039056), Type: 106.7, Structure height: 08009 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, 40 LONE STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • S Side Of Us Hwy 160 8.3 Mi Sw (Lat: 37.277528 Lon: -102.901583), Structure height: 43 m, Call Sign: KJH772
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.3800 MHzGrant Date: 06/28/2013, Expiration Date: 09/22/2023, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2013, Certifier: Darrin TyrrellRegistrant: Phillips 66 Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74003, Phone: (918) 977-6000, Fax: (918) 977-2068, Email:
  • 11 Mi W (Lat: 37.366417 Lon: -103.050472), Call Sign: KNFJ544, Licensee ID: L00462528
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.365 MHzGrant Date: 02/16/2002, Expiration Date: 03/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2012Registrant: Bar Star Ranch, 1975 Rd Cc, Pritchett, CO 81064, Phone: (719) 523-6911
  • Rd 24680 Approx 5.6 Mi N Hwy 160 (Lat: 37.369750 Lon: -103.116333), Call Sign: WSH413, Licensee ID: L00929712
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.930 MHzGrant Date: 10/19/2004, Expiration Date: 10/23/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2014Registrant: Patsy P Howard, 26200 Rd 223, Pritchett, CO 81064, Phone: (719) 523-6980
  • 4 3/4 N Hwy 160 2 W Baca Las Animas (Lat: 37.346972 Lon: -103.118833), Call Sign: WSM985
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.465 MHzGrant Date: 12/01/2014, Expiration Date: 11/15/2024Registrant: 24680 Cr 223, Pritchett, CO 81064-9418, Phone: (719) 643-5369

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • PRITCHETT, 26995 County Road 10 (Lat: 37.381500 Lon: -102.905972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQPI509
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 05/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1220 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-6767, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • PRITCHETT N, 6599 County Road Tt.5 (Lat: 37.559833 Lon: -102.960417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQTQ654
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 03/25/2014, Expiration Date: 03/25/2024, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1220 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-6767, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • DEEP HOLE, 2696 County Road M (Lat: 37.140806 Lon: -103.039056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQUI979
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 07/22/2014, Expiration Date: 07/22/2024, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1220 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-6767, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • CARRIZO, .6 Mi East Of Intersection Of Cr C And Cr 8 (Lat: 37.021778 Lon: -102.971889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQWC289
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 07/15/2015, Expiration Date: 07/15/2025, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1220 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-6767, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • FRICK, 20.4 Miles North Of (Lat: 37.665278 Lon: -102.894639), Overall height: 40.5 m, Call Sign: KAZ60
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHz, 6019.30 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 2110.80 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/04/1998Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Pritchett compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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