Salt Creek, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 587. Population change since 2000: -9.4%
Males: 360  (61.5%)
Females: 227  (38.5%)
Median resident age:  50.0 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 81006.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,488 (it was $30,234 in 2000)
Salt Creek:

$33,488
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,525 (it was $12,591 in 2000)

Salt Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,466 (it was $64,100 in 2000)
Salt Creek:

$71,466
CO:

$240,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $710.

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  • Races in Salt Creek, CO (2010)

    Salt Creek races chart
    • 50586.0%Hispanic
    • 7212.3%White alone
    • 61.0%American Indian alone
    • 40.7%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Salt Creek: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (4.8%), Dutch (1.2%), Norwegian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4700 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,420 people per square mile   (low).

Salt Creek,CO real estate house value index trend

Salt Creek, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Salt Creek:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salt Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 39.3%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

185 residents are foreign born (23.4% Latin America).

This place:

23.4%
Colorado:

9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $681 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $447 (0.7%)

Salt Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (2.6 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (44.4 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (531.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Blende, CO (1.0 miles ), St. Charles Mesa, CO (1.3 miles ), Pueblo, CO (1.6 miles ), Vineland, CO (2.6 miles ), Pueblo West, CO (3.2 miles ), Avondale, CO (3.5 miles ), Boone, CO (4.2 miles ), Northeast Pueblo, CO (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.24 N, Longitude: 104.58 W

Salt Creek household income distribution Salt Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Construction (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (1%)
  • Health care and social assistance (1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (42%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (29%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (2%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Salt Creek, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Salt Creek-area historical tornado activity is below Colorado state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/21/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the Salt Creek place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Salt Creek-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 80% 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 92.0 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 83.0 miles away from Salt Creek center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 291.9 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 97.0 miles away from Salt Creek 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 98.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pueblo County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Snows: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Salt Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Salt Creek:

  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST MARY CORWIN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)
  • CITADEL HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)
  • MINNEQUA MEDICENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)
  • ARGUS HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)
  • PUEBLO SOUTH DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)
  • HOME CARE PLUS (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)
  • SOUTH SIDE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)

Amtrak station near Salt Creek:

  • 5 miles: PUEBLO (703 W. U.S. 50) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salt Creek:

  • Pueblo Community College (about 4 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 5 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 38 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 44 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 47 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 48 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 48 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)

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Pueblo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 37.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.2
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.80. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.80
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.8%
(100.0% for Black residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.3% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.7%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
39 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Salt Creek compared to Colorado state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Colorado average:

11.4

Salt Creek travel time to work - commute Salt Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Solar energy (5%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Salt Creek CDP (based on Pueblo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic72,40518
Evangelical Protestant14,33988
Mainline Protestant6,57226
Other4,94620
Black Protestant6153
Orthodox1352
None60,051-
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: 18
Pueblo County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Pueblo County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 66
Pueblo County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
Here:

7.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pueblo County:

23.3%
Colorado:

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

10.5%
State:

9.6%

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($246 average AGI)
Pueblo County:

0.03%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, CO  0.80% ($34,751 average AGI)
from Fremont County, CO  0.20% ($33,145)
from Denver County, CO  0.19% ($28,165)


4.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($371 average AGI)
Pueblo County:

0.06%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to El Paso County, CO  0.75% ($36,520 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  0.23% ($29,976)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.22% ($33,171)

Strongest AM radio stations in Salt Creek:

  • KGHF (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFEL (970 AM; 3 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: WELLSPRING HARVEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKPC (1230 AM; 1 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KAVA (1480 AM; 1 kW; PUEBLO, CO)
  • KCSJ (590 AM; 1 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRMX (690 AM; 0 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salt Creek:

  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNKN (107.1 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KYZX (103.9 FM; PUEBLO WEST, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO B/CASTRS, INC)
  • KCFP (91.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTSC-FM (89.5 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN COLORADO)
  • K201CZ (88.1 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Salt Creek:

  • K34FB (Channel 34; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • K48CU (Channel 48; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • KOAA-TV (Channel 5; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$110,363
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$55,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2005 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Salt Creek on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Administrative and support and waste management services"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Physicians and surgeons"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Operations specialties managers except financial managers"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters"
  • #62 (81006) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovene first ancestries"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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