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Population in 2012: 99 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.8%
 

Males: 49  (50.0%)
Females: 50  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  44.5 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip code: 80742

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,842 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Raymer:

$39,842
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,576

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,778 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Raymer:

$65,778
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $74,996; Detached houses: $71,794; Mobile homes: $83,537
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  • White alone - 87 (90.6%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (8.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.0%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Raymer: 102.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.2%), French (9.2%), Irish (8.6%), Swedish (8.6%), Swiss (7.9%), Czech (5.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4770 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 140 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Raymer:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Raymer town:

  • Never married: 47.5%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 3.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.9%
Colorado:  9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $314 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (48.2 miles , pop. 76,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (81.2 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (666.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Weldona, CO (4.3 miles) , Jackson Lake, CO (4.5 miles) , Saddle Ridge, CO (4.5 miles) , Blue Sky, CO (4.6 miles) , Morgan Heights, CO (4.7 miles ), Snyder, CO (4.8 miles) , Log Lane Village, CO (4.8 miles ), Orchard, CO (4.9 miles) .

Latitude: 40.61 N, Longitude: 103.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-7.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (48%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (40%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Raymer-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.1 miles away from the Raymer town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/15/1974, a category F3 tornado 35.7 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Weld County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Eugene F. Tighe - General.


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raymer:

  • University of Northern Colorado (about 48 miles; Greeley, CO; Full-time enrollment: 9,984)
  • Aims Community College (about 51 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 60 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Colorado State University (about 66 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)
  • Front Range Community College (about 80 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 6,905)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 84 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 11,267)
  • Regis University (about 85 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 5,233)

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Notable location: New Raymer - Stoneham Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Weld 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 2012: 34.9%
(30.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.1%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Raymer, CO

Raymer compared to Colorado state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Raymer travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Raymer town (based on Weld County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.80%
Here36.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents40.0%5.6%5.5%5.1%5.1%
Congregations10.2%2.5%3.8%5.7%8.3%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.5%3.6%3.3%3.1%24.1%
Congregations2.5%8.9%1.3%4.5%52.2%
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: 25
Weld County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Weld County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 140
This county:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Weld County:

23.0%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.5%
State:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll


10.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,113 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.24%
Colorado average:

10.77%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($139 average AGI)
Weld County:

0.05%
Colorado average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Larimer County, CO  1.77% ($43,199 average AGI)
from Boulder County, CO  1.48% ($51,199)
from Adams County, CO  1.27% ($46,026)


8.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.05%
Colorado average:

10.03%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($102 average AGI)
Weld County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Larimer County, CO  1.42% ($38,357 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  0.98% ($36,476)
to Boulder County, CO  0.83% ($37,681)

Strongest AM radio stations in Raymer:

  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHNC (1360 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, CO; Owner: DONALD A. AND SHARON E. WIEDEMAN)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KKWY (1630 AM; 10 kW; FOX FARM, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Raymer:

  • KBRU-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0KWH, Licensee ID: L00366718
    Grant Date: 04/12/2011, Expiration Date: 06/12/2021, Certifier: John J Hill Jr
    Registrant: John J Hill Jr, 47 Shirley Ave., Raymer, CO 80742-0104


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