Raymer, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 100 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.9%
 
Males: 50  (50.6%)
Females: 50  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 80742

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,837 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Raymer:

$36,837
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,889 (it was $8,470 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,901 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Raymer:

$73,901
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $227,522; Detached houses: $243,814; Townhouses or other attached units: $174,278; In 2-unit structures: $116,362; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $141,801; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $98,120; Mobile homes: $63,348; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $126,453
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    • 8790.6%White alone
    • 88.3%Hispanic
    • 11.0%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Raymer: 100.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.6%), French (16.7%), Czech (11.8%), Swedish (9.8%), English (7.8%), Dutch (5.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4770 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 141 people per square mile   (very low).

Raymer, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Raymer:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Raymer town:

  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

2 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This town:

2.5%
Colorado:

9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $341 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $328 (0.4%)

Raymer satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (79.1 miles , pop. 259,628).

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

Raymer household income distribution Raymer home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-7.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (54%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (23%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (41%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (41%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Raymer, Colorado

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Tornado activity:

Raymer-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 32% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Raymer-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 441.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 152.5 miles away from Raymer center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 562.3 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 458.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 272.0 miles away from Raymer center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 308.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Raymer topographic map

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: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 51 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 60 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 66 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 80 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • Front Range Community College (about 80 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • Regis University (about 85 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)

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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 2013: 30.3%
(22.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race 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

Raymer 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 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Colorado average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (66%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Other fuel (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic34,13814
Evangelical Protestant23,467133
Mainline Protestant9,81036
Other5,36521
Orthodox351
None180,010-
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: 25
Weld County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Weld County:

23.0%
Colorado:

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

11.5%
State:

9.6%
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
Water Supply 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 0$0 1$200

8.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,841 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.48%
Colorado average:

9.68%

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

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Larimer County, CO  1.53% ($42,818 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  1.05% ($40,883)
from Boulder County, CO  1.04% ($47,909)


7.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($275 average AGI)
Weld County:

0.05%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Larimer County, CO  1.24% ($39,022 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  1.00% ($38,497)
to Boulder County, CO  0.75% ($37,155)

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:

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  • 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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