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Median resident age:  43.9 years
Colorado median age:  34.3 years

Zip code: 81623

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,883 (it was $36,964 in 2000)
Somerset:

$48,883
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,943

Somerset CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $352,425 (it was $195,000 in 2000)
Somerset:

$352,425
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $377,992; Detached houses: $381,760; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $118,042
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  • White alone - 457 (93.6%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (4.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Somerset: 251.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6042 feet




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

Somerset CCD:  0.4% ($725)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CO (129.0 miles , pop. 144,126).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (136.3 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (460.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Marble, CO (3.1 miles) , Redstone, CO (3.8 miles) , Paonia, CO (4.1 miles ), Crested Butte, CO (4.5 miles ), Mount Crested Butte, CO (4.5 miles ), Hotchkiss, CO (5.0 miles ), Crawford, CO (5.0 miles ), Snowmass Village, CO (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.98 N, Longitude: 107.32 W

Area code: 970

Somerset household income distribution Somerset home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Leather and allied products (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (5%)
  • Leather and allied products (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Personal and laundry services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Media and communication equipment workers (13%)
  • Carpenters (12%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Somerset-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 74% greater 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 67.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/2002 at 18:17:45, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from Somerset center
On 5/27/2000 at 21:58:18, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2001 at 22:38:54, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 21:48:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.7 miles away from Somerset center
On 6/20/2002 at 22:17:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 7.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gunnison County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Somerset:

  • BETHESDA CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PAONIA, CO)
  • PAONIA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PAONIA, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Somerset, CO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somerset:

  • Western State College of Colorado (about 38 miles; Gunnison, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • Mesa State College (about 67 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 5,126)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 122 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 125 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 128 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 3,082)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 131 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)
  • Adams State College (about 131 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)

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Notable locations in Somerset: Davenport Ranch (A), Navajo Cabin (B), Little Robinson Cow Camp (C), Lost Lake Campground (D), Slide Down (E), Hawks Nest Ranch (F), Lands End Overlook Picnic Ground (G), Upper Cow Camp (H), Minnesota Cow Camp (I), McClure Campground (J), Lake Irwin Campground (K), Cockroft Cow Camp (L), Lily Lake Forest Service Facility (M), Snowshoe Cow Camp (N), Olson Place (O), Tolan Place (P), Brown Cow Camp (Q), Hotchkiss Sheep Camp (R), Jacobs Ranch (S), Bogan Flats Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Somerset: Marble Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Marble Cemetery (1), Somerset Cemetery (2), Irwin Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Flogus Pond (A), Floating Lake (B), Island Lake (C), Lizard Lake (D), Lily Lake (E), Yule Lakes (F), Little Gem Lake (G), Snowfield Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: North Fork Crystal River (A), South Fork Crystal River (B), Raspberry Creek (C), Yule Creek (D), Milton Creek (E), Carbonate Creek (F), Slate Creek (G), Williams Creek (H), Dugout Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Somerset include: Paonia Reservoir State Recreation Area (1), Marble Mill Site Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bar ZX Ranch & Lodge (Tours & Charters; 15700 County Road 77) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.6. This is about average.
City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.1. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.1
U.S.:

22.1


Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.4%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

10.1%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

5.5%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Somerset, CO

13 people in college/university student housing in 2010
5 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Somerset 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 (46%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Coal or coke (8%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Somerset CCD (based on Gunnison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.36%
Here38.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchInternational Council of Community ChurchesSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristBaptist General Conference
Adherents59.8%11.4%8.6%4.2%3.6%
Congregations13.3%6.7%20.0%6.7%6.7%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.3%2.3%2.2%1.8%2.8%
Congregations6.7%6.7%6.7%6.7%20.0%
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: 5
Gunnison County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gunnison County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Gunnison County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

30.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.7%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Gunnison County:

15.2%
Colorado:

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

8.7%
State:

9.6%

13.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.93%
Colorado average:

10.77%

1.30% of residents moved from foreign countries ($383 average AGI)
Gunnison County:

1.30%
Colorado average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, CO  0.52% ($30,963 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  0.48% ($19,440)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.36% ($28,263)


12.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,026 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.21%
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 Denver County, CO  0.51% ($29,231 average AGI)
to Boulder County, CO  0.49% ($27,280)
to El Paso County, CO  0.45% ($29,348)

Strongest AM radio stations in Somerset:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • 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.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somerset:

  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • KZKS-FM2 (105.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KKXK (94.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KWGL (105.7 FM; OURAY, CO; Owner: WS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KPRH (88.3 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KBNG (103.7 FM; RIDGWAY, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPVW (107.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKNN (95.1 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)


FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi E (Lat: 38.929167 Lon: -107.446167), Type: Building, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPPH316
    Assigned Frequencies: 913.000 MHz, 918.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2004, Expiration Date: 12/22/2014, Certifier: Robert Turner
    Registrant: Kanawha Scales & Systems, Poca, WV 25159, Fax: (304) 755-3327

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • West Elk Coal Co 3 Mi E On Co Hwy 133 (Lat: 38.926667 Lon: -107.447556), Call Sign: KNHA311, Licensee ID: L00160062
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 12/16/2022, Certifier: Robert P Turner
    Registrant: Mountain Coal Co LLC
  • Oxbow Coal Loadout N Of Hwy 133 (Lat: 38.930278 Lon: -107.462278), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPRT935
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.490 MHz, 161.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/29/2005, Expiration Date: 01/26/2016, Certifier: L J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:
  • MP 92.0 NORTH FORK S, Mp 92.0, 1.0 Mi Sw Of Somerset (Lat: 38.923889 Lon: -107.484722), Type: Mast, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPWF417
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.550 MHz, 161.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2012, Expiration Date: 11/04/2022, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2013, Certifier: Larry J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-6090, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:
  • Lat: 38.963250 Lon: -107.310833, Call Sign: WQHN881
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.887 MHz, 463.637 MHz, 464.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2007, Expiration Date: 09/24/2017, Certifier: William Koch
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reportsots, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • MP 91.8, Mp 91.8 (Lat: 38.921722 Lon: -107.488194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQPX438
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.550 MHz, 161.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/10/2012, Expiration Date: 09/10/2022, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0SNG
    Grant Date: 05/10/1995, Expiration Date: 05/10/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2007
    Registrant: Robert D Smith, 27862 Co Rd 12, Somerset, CO 81434-9601
  • Call Sign: N0MVA, Licensee ID: L00276953
    Grant Date: 05/20/1999, Expiration Date: 11/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2000
    Registrant: Scott Mc Intire, Somerset, CO 81434-0555
  • Call Sign: N0WLI, Licensee ID: L00281381
    Grant Date: 04/27/1993, Expiration Date: 04/27/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2000
    Registrant: Kathryn S Mc Intire, Somerset, CO 81434

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: EUROCOPTER EC 130 B4 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: TURBOMECA ARRIEL 2B1 (747 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 974BR , Serial Number: 4672, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Jayhawk Enterprises LLC, 30682 County Road 12, Somerset, CO 81434



Somerset on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Leather and allied products"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Lawyers"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Real estate and rental and leasing"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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