Romeo, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 394 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 
Males: 195  (49.6%)
Females: 199  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  31.2 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 81148.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $20,192 (it was $19,306 in 2000)
Romeo:

$20,192
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $13,622 (it was $10,175 in 2000)

Romeo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $79,203 (it was $35,800 in 2000)
Romeo:

$79,203
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $106,930; Detached houses: $118,707; Mobile homes: $71,636

Median gross rent in 2016: $755.

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  • Races in Romeo, CO (2010)

    Romeo races chart
    • 32179.5%Hispanic
    • 7418.3%White alone
    • 61.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.7%Asian alone

Races in Romeo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Romeo: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (6.7%), Swedish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 9/4/1923

Elevation: 7735 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,684 people per square mile   (low).

Romeo, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Romeo:

  • High school or higher: 58.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Romeo town:

  • Never married: 43.3%
  • Now married: 37.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

19 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This town:

5.4%
Colorado:

9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Romeo, Colorado as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Romeo to the number of sex offenders is 351 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $570 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $264 (0.5%)

Romeo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (104.1 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (133.8 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (426.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Manassa, CO (1.6 miles ), Conejos, CO (2.5 miles) , Antonito, CO (2.6 miles ), La Jara, CO (2.7 miles ), Sanford, CO (2.7 miles ), Capulin, CO (3.2 miles) , San Miguel, NM (4.2 miles ), Alamosa, CO (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 37.17 N, Longitude: 105.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

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

4.5%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+10.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (50%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (44%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (2%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Romeo, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Romeo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 143% 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 69.4 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 60.5 miles away from Romeo 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 52.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.4 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 66.4 miles away from Romeo center
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 627.2 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
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 Conejos County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Romeo:

  • HOSPICE DEL VALLE, INC. (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ALAMOSA, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Romeo:

  • Adams State University (about 22 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 104 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 106 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 108 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 110 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 110 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 117 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)

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

Conejos County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 24.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 28.2%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.3% for other race residents, 70.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.1 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.0%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
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:

19.1
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Romeo town (based on Conejos County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,51011
Other2,3588
Evangelical Protestant2284
Mainline Protestant452
None2,115-
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: 4
Conejos County:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Conejos County:

16.6%
Colorado:

18.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Romeo:

45.9%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Romeo:

43.4%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Romeo:

29.0
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Romeo:

23.3%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Romeo:

12.8%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Romeo:

51.1%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Romeo, 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$1,362
Streets and Highways 1$528$6,3360$0
Sewerage 1$430$5,1601$78
Parks and Recreation 1$86$1,0320$0
Water Supply 1$386$4,6321$77
Totals for Government 4$1,430$4,2903$1,517

5.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Colorado average:

9.68%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alamosa County, CO  1.52% ($40,974 average AGI)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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 Alamosa County, CO  2.19% ($21,055 average AGI)
to Rio Grande County, CO  0.56% ($20,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Romeo:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • 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.)
  • KGIW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTE VISTA, CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Romeo:

  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)
  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KKIT (99.1 FM; ANGEL FIRE, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216CT (91.1 FM; EAGLE NEST, NM; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K278AE (103.5 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: FRANK A. SHULTZ, III)

Romeo fatal accident list:

Jul 27, 1984 09:15 AM, 2nd Street, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 1, 1977 08:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Most common first names in Romeo, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose576.4 years
Maria479.5 years
John376.7 years
Mary370.0 years
Celina269.0 years
Frances281.5 years
Frank280.0 years
Luis278.5 years
Most common last names in Romeo, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez772.0 years
Romero780.2 years
Espinoza680.3 years
Salazar666.7 years
Lopez364.3 years
Casias285.5 years
Chavez269.5 years
Baros271.5 years
Hoover274.5 years
Barton274.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Romeo compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting 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.

Romeo on our top lists:

  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
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