South Fork, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 356 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -41.1%
Males: 178  (50.0%)
Females: 178  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

55.2 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81154.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,690 (it was $36,667 in 2000)
South Fork:

$53,690
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,487 (it was $26,128 in 2000)

South Fork town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $355,656 (it was $163,200 in 2000)
South Fork:

$355,656
CO:

$348,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,071.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Fork: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.2%
(30.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in South Fork, CO (2010)
    • 34589.4%White alone
    • 307.8%Hispanic
    • 41.0%Two or more races
    • 20.5%Black alone
    • 20.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in South Fork, Colorado as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Fork is 169 to 1.


Crime rates in South Fork by year

Type

2006

2007

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(682.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(341.3)
4
(724.6)
1
(261.8)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(2,048)
4
(724.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(511.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)283.379.718.30.0

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Crime rate in South Fork detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.67
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: English (11.6%), German (11.2%), Irish (9.6%), Scotch-Irish (8.0%), European (4.4%), British (3.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 8208 feet

Land area: 2.37 square miles.

Population density: 150 people per square mile   (very low).

South Fork, Colorado map

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,425 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $637 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (117.8 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (130.1 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (418.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Gerrard, CO (1.7 miles ),
Alpine, CO (1.8 miles),
Del Norte, CO (4.0 miles ),
Creede, CO (4.5 miles ),
City of Creede, CO (4.5 miles ),
Monte Vista, CO (5.3 miles ),
Sargent, CO (5.3 miles ),
Center, CO (5.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.67 N, Longitude: 106.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Distribution of median household income in South Fork, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in South Fork, CO in 2017
South Fork satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +261 (+76.1%).
Most common industries in South Fork, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.4%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.7%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.6%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (10.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common occupations in South Fork, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Carpenters (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.1%)

Average climate in South Fork, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

South Fork-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 173% 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 115.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 603.7 miles away from South Fork center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
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 80.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 614.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 588.8 miles away from South Fork center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 579.7 miles away from South Fork center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rio Grande County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Fork topographic map

Airports located in South Fork:

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

  • Adams State University (about 44 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 63 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 73 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • San Juan College (about 105 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 117 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 121 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 127 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South Fork: South Fork Emergency Medical Services (A), Del Norte Fire Protection District - South Fork Fire Department (B), South Fork Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Fork include: Chapel of the South Fork (A), South Fork Church of Christ (B), Emmanuel Christian Academy (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Chinook Lodge and Smokehouse (29666 US Highway 160), Inn Motel (30362 US Highway 160), Aspen Ridge Cabins & RV Park (710 State Highway 149), Foothills Lodge (35 Silverthread Lane), Grandview Cabins (0613 West Highway 149), Comfort Inn South Fork (0182 East Frontage Road), Lazy Bear Cabins (29257 US Highway 160).

Rio Grande County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in South Fork and their reported violations in the past:

RIVIERE ESTATES (Population served: 376, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2005)
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
RAINBOW LODGE AND GROCERY INC (Population served: 368, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
ROCKAWAY CAFE (Population served: 154, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
WHISTLE PIG LLC THE (Population served: 129, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SOUTH FORK CG (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SOUTH FORK UTE BLUFF LODGE INC (Population served: 103, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SOUTH FORK LODGE (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
INDIAN TRAILS (Population served: 59, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.0%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in South Fork (2011 data):

  • Bank Midwest, National Association: South Fork Branch at 29889 Us Highway 160, branch established on 1991/08/09. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • Sunflower Bank, National Association: South Fork Branch at 0020 West Lodge Drive, branch established on 1999/12/15. Info updated 2011/09/20: Bank assets: $1,733.8 mil, Deposits: $1,299.6 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Sunflower Financial, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in South Fork:

Marital status in South Fork, CO
  • Never married: 12.4%
  • Now married: 72.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in South Fork:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Colorado average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South Fork, CO (based on Rio Grande County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4744
Evangelical Protestant2,35721
Mainline Protestant5908
Other5804
None3,981-
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: 7
Rio Grande County:

6.03 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

12.93 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

6.0%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

17.5%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rio Grande County:

9.3%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
South Fork:

56.4%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Fork:

55.6%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.0%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
South Fork:

7.8%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
South Fork:

35.5%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

61.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.0%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Fork, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,335$38,0105$10,989
Financial Administration 2$5,606$33,6360$0
Local Libraries 2$7,788$46,7280$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$33
Airports 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$299
Totals for Government 6$19,729$39,4587$11,321

South Fork government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $271,000 ($761.24)
    Police Protection: $228,000 ($640.45)
    General - Other: $118,000 ($331.46)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($73.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($5.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000 ($5.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $103,000 ($289.33)

South Fork government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $42,000 ($117.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $23,000 ($64.61)
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($42.13)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($33.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $58,000 ($162.92)
  • Tax - Property: $521,000 ($1463.48)
    Other License: $38,000 ($106.74)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $4,000 ($11.24)
    Public Utility License: $1,000 ($2.81)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($2.81)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($2.81)

South Fork government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $507,000 ($1424.16)

7.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Alamosa County, CO  1.19% ($35,018 average AGI)
from Saguache County, CO  0.67% ($27,906)

Businesses in South Fork, CO

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2
  • True Value: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in South Fork:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • 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.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KSLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTE VISTA, CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Fork:

  • K217CR (91.3 FM; SOUTH FORK, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K287AA (105.3 FM; PAGOSA SPRINGS, ETC., CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KWUF-FM (106.3 FM; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WOLF CREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCIE (90.5 FM; DULCE, NM; Owner: JICARILLA APACHE TRIBE)

TV broadcast stations around South Fork:

  • K02EX (Channel 2; SOUTH FORK, ETC., CO; Owner: SOUTH FORK TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K57BW (Channel 57; SOUTH FORK, ETC., CO; Owner: SOUTH FORK TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K18DE (Channel 18; SOUTH FORK, ETC., CO; Owner: SOUTH FORK TV ASSOCIATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.4mTotal length
  • $33,000Total costs
  • 16,510Total average daily traffic
  • 1,127Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,661Total future (year 2012) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in South Fork)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Aqua Ramon Electronics Site (Lat: 37.729444 Lon: -106.588639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WPOZ721,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.440 MHz, 153.680 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2014, Expiration Date: 09/15/2024, Certifier: Ronald D Obermueller, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6749, Fax: (202) 293-7783, Email:
  • Aqua Ramon Electronics Site (Lat: 37.729444 Lon: -106.588639), Call Sign: WNNN583,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.095 MHz, Grant Date: 12/31/2003, Expiration Date: 02/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2013, Certifier: Ronald D Obermueller, Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7754, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:
  • Lat: 37.729444 Lon: -106.588639, Call Sign: WPNP977,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.837 MHz, 452.237 MHz, 452.425 MHz, 452.625 MHz, 453.012 MHz, 456.837 MHz, 457.237 MHz, 457.425 MHz, 457.625 MHz, 458.012 MHz, Grant Date: 05/06/2004, Expiration Date: 04/28/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2014, Certifier: Paul Michael Mc Carty, Registrant: Ita Inc, 1110 N Glebe Rd Suite 500, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: (703) 528-5115, Fax: (703) 524-1074
  • MOB, Lat: 37.766111 Lon: -106.821639, Call Sign: WRBZ420,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.362 MHz, 452.487 MHz, 456.362 MHz, 457.487 MHz, 462.512 MHz, Grant Date: 08/01/2018, Expiration Date: 08/01/2028, Certifier: Catherine Patton, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Fork)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • HERITAGE HANGER, 457 Rio Grande Dr, South Fork, CO 81154
    Certificate: D004639 (Partnership), Certificate Issue Date: 04/05/2016, Expiration Date: 04/04/2017
  • HERITAGER HANGER, 457 Rio Grande Dr, South Fork, CO 81154
    Certificate: D004981 (Partnership), Certificate Issue Date: 04/04/2012, Expiration Date: 04/03/2013

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2446D , Serial Number: 20598, Airworthiness Date: 01/07/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/21/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Lionel L Carpenter, 189 Comanche Peak Rd, South Fork, CO 81154
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/06/2012
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN AT-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3660V , Serial Number: 42-44722, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 02/08/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 06/18/1992
    Registrant (Corporation): S L V Crop Care Inc, 457 Rio Grande Dr, South Fork, CO 81154
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35B (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4107S , Serial Number: D-9735, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 02/10/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 08/28/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Bill M Moore, 267 Crow Trl, South Fork, CO 81154
  • Aircraft: BOEING/STENGER PT-13 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 56401 , Serial Number: 75-185, Certificate Issue Date: 12/19/2014
    Registrant (Individual): William F Schoen, 5367 County Road 15, South Fork, CO 81154
    Deregistered: Yes
  • Aircraft: WILLIAM F SCHOEN RV-7 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 727BN , Serial Number: 71235, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 03/19/2013
    Registrant (Individual): William F Schoen, 5367 County Road 15, South Fork, CO 81154

Fire-safe hotels and motels in South Fork, Colorado:

  • Chinook Lodge And Smokehouse, 29666 W US Hwy 160, South Fork, Colorado 81154 , Phone: (719) 873-9993
  • Comfort Inn, 0182 E Frontage Rd, South Fork, Colorado 81154 , Phone: (719) 873-5600, Fax: (719) 873-5086
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in South Fork, Colorado
Most common first names in South Fork, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James569.2 years
Raymond472.7 years
Elmer386.7 years
Kenneth378.4 years
Mary379.0 years
Virginia384.7 years
Blanche267.4 years
Ethel285.0 years
Harry268.5 years
Charles272.6 years
Most common last names in South Fork, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore461.0 years
Miller371.0 years
Taylor372.0 years
Smith385.0 years
Geis280.0 years
Fitzjarrald278.0 years
Elder288.5 years
Fleming273.5 years
Budzynski282.0 years
Hord283.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Fork, CO
  • 42.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.3%Wood
  • 22.9%Electricity
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Fork, CO
  • 56.1%Wood
  • 35.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.0%Electricity
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


South Fork 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

South Fork on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
There are 3 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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