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Yuma County

Population in July 2007: 1,020.
Males: 527  (51.7%)
Females: 493  (48.3%)

Median resident age:  39.0 years
Colorado median age:  34.3 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $49,201 (it was $37,778 in 2000)
South Divide:

$49,201
Colorado:

$55,387
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,604

South Divide CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $115,630 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
South Divide:

$115,630
Colorado:

$233,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $227,221; Detached houses: $240,941; Mobile homes: $88,376

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South Divide races chart
  • White alone - 998 (95.4%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.10%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.10%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in South Divide: 146.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 591.4 square miles.

Population density: 1.7 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in South Divide:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Divide CCD:

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 74.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Colorado:  9.7%

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

South Divide CCD:  0.5% ($392)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)
South Divide satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Aurora, CO (126.7 miles , pop. 297,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (569.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Bethune, CO (5.0 miles ), Burlington, CO (5.1 miles ), Stratton, CO (5.1 miles ), Vona, CO (5.5 miles) , Kanorado, KS (5.5 miles ), Wray, CO (5.6 miles ), Eckley, CO (5.6 miles ), Cope, CO (5.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.66 N, Longitude: 102.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

South Divide household income distribution South Divide home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (73%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Food (3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5%)
  • Food (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (53%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Food processing workers (3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

South Divide-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/7/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the South Divide place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yuma County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Divide:

  • University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus (about 131 miles; Lone Tree, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,603)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 132 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 134 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 11,267)
  • Aims Community College (about 135 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • University of Denver (about 135 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 8,219)
  • Metropolitan State College of Denver (about 137 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,321)
  • Community College of Denver (about 138 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,740)

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Notable locations in South Divide: Royce Darling Memorial Golf Course (A), Lansing Valley Ranch (B), M K Ranch (C), McCoy Ranch (D), Bowman Ranch (E), Hillside Ranch (F), Sharp Ranch (G), Moellenberg Ranch (H), Burr Ranch (I), R L S Ranch (J), Idalia Ambulance Service (K), South Y - W Ambulance (L), Kirk Volunteer Fire Department (M), Joes Volunteer Fire Department (N), Idalia Volunteer Fire Department (O), Hale Volunteer Fire Department (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Divide include: Mennonite Brethren Church (A), Saint John Church (B), Armel Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kirk Cemetery (1), Lucas Memorial Cemetery (2), Lansing Valley Cemetery (3), Armel Cemetery (4), Grave of Buffalo Hunter (5), Saint Johns Evangelical Cemetery (6), Spring Valley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Kleweno Reservoir (A), O'Brien Reservoir Number 1 (B), Chester Wieser Erosion Control Number 1 Reservoir (C), Duck Reservoir (D), Bonny Reservoir (E), Hale Ponds (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Black Wolf Creek (A), Armknecht Creek (B), Sand Creek (C), Bonny Creek (D), Landsman Creek (E), Beaver Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in South Divide include: South Republican Management Area (1), Bonny State Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.9%
Whole state:  65.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.5%
Whole state:  5.5%

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:

10.5%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

7.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in South Divide, CO

South Divide compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for South Divide (based on Yuma County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.02%
Here58.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents29.1%15.4%15.3%8.8%7.8%
Congregations7.1%14.3%7.1%10.7%3.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneUnited Church of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents7.1%5.0%2.3%2.3%6.9%
Congregations7.1%10.7%3.6%3.6%32.1%
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: 4
Yuma County:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Yuma County:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

15.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Yuma County:

6.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yuma County:

21.5%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

5.9%
State:

9.6%

7.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,060 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
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 Weld County, CO  0.69% ($28,955 average AGI)
from Washington County, CO  0.44% ($-214)
from Adams County, CO  0.31% ($35,300)


7.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,194 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.87%
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 Weld County, CO  0.62% ($52,950 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.41% ($43,308)
to El Paso County, CO  0.41% ($70,846)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Divide:

  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRDZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; WRAY, CO; Owner: MEDIA LOGIC, LLC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNAB (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: KNAB, INC.)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Divide:

  • K228DL (93.5 FM; WRAY, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • KATR-FM (98.3 FM; WRAY, CO; Owner: NEW DIRECTIONS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNAB-FM (104.1 FM; BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: KNAB, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Divide:

  • K16EK (Channel 16; IDALIA & S. YUMA CTY, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K18FO (Channel 18; IDALIA & S. YUMA CTY, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K24EZ (Channel 24; IDALIA & S.YUMA CTY, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K26FP (Channel 26; IDALIA & S. YUMA CTY, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K28FX (Channel 28; IDALIA & S. YUMA CTY, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)


South Divide on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
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