For population 25 years and over in Rico:
For population 15 years and over in Rico town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,344 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (181.0 miles , pop. 62,203).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (193.6 miles , pop. 360,890).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (366.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Ophir, CO (4.0 miles) , Mountain Village, CO (4.4 miles ), Telluride, CO (4.6 miles ), Sawpit, CO (4.6 miles) , Silverton, CO (4.7 miles ), Mancos, CO (5.3 miles ), Dolores, CO (5.5 miles ), Durango, CO (5.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.69 N, Longitude: 108.03 W
Area code: 970
Population change in the 1990s: +113 (+122.8%).
Work and jobs in Rico: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rico, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Rico-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 31.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2000 at 21:58:18, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from Rico center
On 11/7/2004 at 06:54:59, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 0.4 mi) earthquake occurred 61.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/6/2008 at 20:09:59, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 6.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/3/1999 at 15:35:34, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from Rico center
On 7/6/1999 at 22:05:45, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dolores County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rico:
Heliports located in Rico:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rico:
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Public elementary/middle school in Rico:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 4.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.3%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Rico compared to Colorado state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Rico (based on Dolores County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.18%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
13.64% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,117 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:
9.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,769 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $40,000
Total average daily traffic: 62
Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic: 67
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
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