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Median resident age:  35.3 years
Colorado median age:  34.3 years

Zip code: 81144

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,500 (it was $35,368 in 2000)
Sargent:

$41,500
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,030

Sargent CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $164,336 (it was $97,700 in 2000)
Sargent:

$164,336
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $230,655; Detached houses: $253,945; Townhouses or other attached units: $127,836; Mobile homes: $124,964

Sargent, CO residents, houses, and apartments details

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Sargent races chart
  • White alone - 932 (74.7%)
  • Hispanic - 296 (23.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.08%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sargent: 171.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone




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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Sargent CCD:  0.5% ($532)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)
Sargent satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (91.4 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (109.0 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (441.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Center, CO (2.2 miles ), Monte Vista, CO (2.8 miles ), Del Norte, CO (3.5 miles ), Hooper, CO (3.8 miles) , Mosca-Hooper, CO (4.4 miles) , Alamosa, CO (4.5 miles ), Alamosa East, CO (4.6 miles ), Moffat, CO (5.0 miles) .

Latitude: 37.69 N, Longitude: 106.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Sargent household income distribution Sargent home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (46%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (2%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (26%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (3%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Average climate in Sargent, Colorado

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Earthquake activity:

Sargent-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 71% smaller 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 91.6 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 80.1 miles away from Sargent center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from the city 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 79.5 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 90.7 miles away from Sargent center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the city center
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 Rio Grande County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Sargent:

  • JUNIPER VILLAGE AT MONTE VISTA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MONTE VISTA, CO)
  • COLORADO STATE VETERANS CENTER-HOMELAKE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MONTE VISTA, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sargent:

  • Adams State College (about 21 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • Western State College of Colorado (about 74 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 91 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 95 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 4,083)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 100 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 105 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 5,185)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 110 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)

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Notable locations in Sargent: Center Emergency Medical Services (A), Center Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sargent include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter - day Saints (A), Sargent Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Rio Grande 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
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 21.1. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.8
U.S.:

22.1


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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.0%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.5%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

16.6%
Whole state:

9.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sargent, CO


28 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Sargent compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sargent CCD (based on Rio Grande County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.69%
Here57.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents54.6%11.2%6.3%6.2%5.2%
Congregations11.5%11.5%11.5%7.7%11.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneInternational Council of Community ChurchesLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.5%3.5%2.2%2.1%5.2%
Congregations7.7%3.8%3.8%3.8%26.9%
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: 7
Rio Grande County:

6.03 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Rio Grande County:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

12.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.0%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Rio Grande County:

17.5%
Colorado:

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

9.3%
State:

9.6%

6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Colorado average:

10.77%

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:
from Alamosa County, CO  1.04% ($24,080 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  0.27% ($27,077)
from El Paso County, CO  0.25% ($22,750)


9.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.09%
Colorado average:

10.03%

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:
to Alamosa County, CO  1.41% ($29,371 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.38% ($26,000)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.36% ($31,278)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sargent:

  • KSLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTE VISTA, CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KGIW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sargent:

  • K219CF (91.7 FM; DEL NORTE, ETC., CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSLV-FM (95.3 FM; MONTE VISTA, CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY B/CNG, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sargent:

  • K07KB (Channel 7; DEL NORTE, CO; Owner: PARKER HILL TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K41DJ (Channel 41; DEL NORTE-SOUTH FORK, CO; Owner: SOUTH FORK TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K02KJ (Channel 2; DEL NORTE, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K11EG (Channel 11; DEL NORTE, CO; Owner: PARKER HILL TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K04JA (Channel 4; DEL NORTE, CO; Owner: PARKER HILL TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K06KB (Channel 6; DEL NORTE, CO; Owner: PARKER HILL TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K13CB (Channel 13; DEL NORTE, CO; Owner: PARKER HILL TV ASSOCIATION)


Sargent on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Professional and related occupations:"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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