Silver Plume, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 172 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.3%
 
Males: 94  (55.1%)
Females: 78  (44.9%)
Median resident age:  46.4 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 80444.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $44,272 (it was $35,208 in 2000)
Silver Plume:

$44,272
CO:

$63,909

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $30,660 (it was $18,880 in 2000)

Silver Plume town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $202,600 (it was $128,800 in 2000)
Silver Plume:

$202,600
CO:

$283,800

Median gross rent in 2015: $956.

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  • Races in Silver Plume, CO (2010)

    Silver Plume races chart
    • 15792.4%White alone
    • 52.9%Hispanic
    • 42.4%American Indian alone
    • 21.2%Two or more races
    • 10.6%Asian alone
    • 10.6%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Silver Plume: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (38.9%), German (18.1%), English (16.7%), Italian (6.9%), Lebanese (2.8%), Czech (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 9100 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 695 people per square mile   (low).

Silver Plume,CO real estate house value index trend

Silver Plume, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Silver Plume:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silver Plume town:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Colorado:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,043 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $893 (0.5%)

Silver Plume satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (33.1 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (553.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Georgetown, CO (1.4 miles ), Empire, CO (2.2 miles ), Downieville-Lawson-Dumont, CO (2.8 miles ), St. Mary's, CO (3.1 miles ), Montezuma, CO (3.3 miles) , Idaho Springs, CO (3.4 miles ), Central City, CO (3.7 miles ), Keystone, CO (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $127,900
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $105,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,500

Latitude: 39.70 N, Longitude: 105.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 303

Silver Plume household income distribution Silver Plume home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+51.5%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Information (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (18%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Silver Plume, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Silver Plume-area historical tornado activity is near Colorado state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.4 miles away from the Silver Plume town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 53.5 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Silver Plume-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 514.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 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 186.9 miles away from Silver Plume center
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 387.6 miles away from the city 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 241.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 625.0 miles away from Silver Plume center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 345.8 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 Clear Creek County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silver Plume topographic map

Amtrak station near Silver Plume:

  • 19 miles: FRAISER-WINTER PARK (FRASER, 420 RAILROAD ST.) - Seasonal Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silver Plume:

  • Colorado School of Mines (about 27 miles; Golden, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,507)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 31 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 33 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 34 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Regis University (about 38 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 39 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 6,619)
  • Community College of Denver (about 39 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)

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Notable location: Clear Creek Fire Authority Station 8 Silver Plume (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Cherokee Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: George Rowe Museum (905 Main).

Clear Creek 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 2011 was 83.5. This is about average.

City:

83.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 49.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

49.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.5%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  48.8%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.4%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Colorado average:

11.3

Silver Plume travel time to work - commute Silver Plume mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Silver Plume town (based on Clear Creek County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7083
Mainline Protestant3535
Other2372
Evangelical Protestant1132
None7,677-
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: 2
Clear Creek County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

11.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

25.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Clear Creek County:

20.4%
Colorado:

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

6.2%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.2%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.6%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Silver Plume:

27.9
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.5%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Silver Plume:

7.8%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Silver Plume:

6.9
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Silver Plume:

28.2%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

61.9%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.9%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Silver Plume, 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 1$2,283$27,3960$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,805$33,6600$0
Totals for Government 2$5,088$30,5280$0

10.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,890 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.06%
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 Jefferson County, CO  2.59% ($46,899 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  0.78% ($42,926)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.46% ($45,125)


10.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.32%
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 Jefferson County, CO  2.93% ($46,822 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  0.64% ($31,773)
to Denver County, CO  0.61% ($52,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Silver Plume:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRKY (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANBY, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silver Plume:

  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)
  • K202CV (88.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYSL (93.9 FM; FRISCO, CO; Owner: KRYSTAL BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)

TV broadcast stations around Silver Plume:

  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K39BT (Channel 39; FRASER, ETC., CO; Owner: FRASER VALLEY METR. RECREATION DIST.)
  • K08IV (Channel 8; PINEWOOD SPRINGS,ETC, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K36BR (Channel 36; FRASER, ETC., CO; Owner: FRASER VALLEY METR. RECREATION DIST.)
  • K33BV (Channel 33; FRASER, ETC., CO; Owner: FRASER VALLEY METR. RECREATION DIST.)
  • KBDI-TV (Channel 12; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: FRONT RANGE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)

Silver Plume fatal accident list:

Dec 19, 1976 07:35 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 19, 1975 07:35 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 449Total average daily traffic
  • 13Total average daily truck traffic
  • 699Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 3879 Highway 6 (10380) (Lat: 39.679972 Lon: -105.899639), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 20.4 m, Overall height: 23.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN453
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.684500 Lon: -105.870667, Call Sign: WQFE253
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/2006, Expiration Date: 06/23/2016, Certifier: Fred LgssyRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Silver Plume (Lat: 39.694694 Lon: -105.728056), Overall height: 19.3 m, Call Sign: KNLS253, Licensee ID: L00005302
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.570 MHz, 152.720 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/2015, Expiration Date: 09/15/2025Registrant: Fones West Digital Systems, Inc., 300 S. Jackson Street Suite 125, Denver, CO 80209, Phone: (303) 316-1000, Fax: (303) 316-1001, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA0DTM, Licensee ID: L01399825, Grant Date: 08/26/1998, Expiration Date: 08/26/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2010, Registrant: George E Bailey, 120 Charles St D, Silver Plume, CO 80476

Most common first names in Silver Plume, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Margaret380.0 years
David270.5 years
Eva289.4 years
John270.5 years
Mary262.4 years
Theodore266.6 years
Most common last names in Silver Plume, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dingman366.0 years
Riebel375.3 years
Buckley275.4 years
Marshall272.0 years
Williams270.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Silver Plume compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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