St. Charles Mesa, Colorado

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Population in July 2007: 9,675.
Males: 4,845  (50.1%)
Females: 4,830  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Colorado median age:  34.3 years

Zip code: 81006

Estimated median household income in 2015: $56,289 (it was $46,064 in 2000)
St. Charles Mesa:

$56,289
CO:

$63,909

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $26,236 (it was $19,933 in 2000)

St. Charles Mesa CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $205,070 (it was $129,000 in 2000)
St. Charles Mesa:

$205,070
CO:

$283,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $170,705; Detached houses: $171,345; Townhouses or other attached units: $143,017; In 2-unit structures: $247,816; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $969,139; Mobile homes: $62,651
  • Races in St. Charles Mesa, CO (2000)

    St. Charles Mesa races chart
    • 5,71764.3%White alone
    • 2,95733.3%Hispanic
    • 991.1%Two or more races
    • 540.6%American Indian alone
    • 270.3%Asian alone
    • 220.2%Black alone
    • 80.09%Other race alone
    • 70.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in St. Charles Mesa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in St. Charles Mesa: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 28.9 square miles.

Population density: 335 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Charles Mesa, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in St. Charles Mesa:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Charles Mesa CCD:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

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

St. Charles Mesa CCD:  0.9% ($1,125)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)
St. Charles Mesa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (4.1 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (45.2 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (532.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Blende, CO (0.9 miles ), Salt Creek, CO (1.3 miles ), Pueblo, CO (2.0 miles ), Vineland, CO (2.3 miles ), Avondale, CO (3.3 miles ), Pueblo West, CO (3.5 miles ), Boone, CO (4.1 miles ), Northeast Pueblo, CO (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.24 N, Longitude: 104.56 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in St. Charles Mesa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. Charles Mesa, Colorado

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Tornado activity:

St. Charles Mesa-area historical tornado activity is below Colorado state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/21/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the St. Charles Mesa place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 43.6 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Charles Mesa-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 79% 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 91.8 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 83.0 miles away from St. Charles Mesa center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 292.5 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 96.9 miles away from St. Charles Mesa 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 98.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pueblo County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Snows: 3, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Charles Mesa:

  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST MARY CORWIN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)
  • BELMONT LODGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)
  • MINNEQUA MEDICENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)
  • PUEBLO SOUTH DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)
  • CITADEL HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)
  • ARGUS HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-PAVILION AT VILLA PUEBLO THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PUEBLO, CO)

Amtrak station near St. Charles Mesa:

  • 6 miles: PUEBLO (703 W. U.S. 50) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Charles Mesa:

  • Pueblo Community College (about 5 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 6 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 39 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 45 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 48 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 48 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 48 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)

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Notable locations in St. Charles Mesa: Pueblo Rural Fire Protection District Station 2 (A), Pueblo Rural Fire District Station 1 (B), Pueblo Rural Fire Protection District Station 4 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in St. Charles Mesa: Grace Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Roselawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Comanche Reservoir (A), Saint Charles Mesa Reservoir (B), North Mills Clarifying Pond (C), Saint Charles Mesa Reservoir Number 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Salt Creek (A), Edson Arroyo (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pueblo 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 2013 was 35.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

35.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.54. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.8%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.0%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.7%
Whole state:

4.1%

People in group quarters in St. Charles Mesa in 2010:

  • 73 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in St. Charles Mesa in 2000:

  • 74 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Colorado average:

11.8

St. Charles Mesa travel time to work - commute St. Charles Mesa mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. Charles Mesa CCD (based on Pueblo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic72,40518
Evangelical Protestant14,33988
Mainline Protestant6,57226
Other4,94620
Black Protestant6153
Orthodox1352
None60,051-
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: 18
Pueblo County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Pueblo County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 66
Pueblo County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
Here:

7.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pueblo County:

23.3%
Colorado:

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

10.5%
State:

9.6%

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($246 average AGI)
Pueblo County:

0.03%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, CO  0.80% ($34,751 average AGI)
from Fremont County, CO  0.20% ($33,145)
from Denver County, CO  0.19% ($28,165)


4.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($371 average AGI)
Pueblo County:

0.06%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to El Paso County, CO  0.75% ($36,520 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  0.23% ($29,976)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.22% ($33,171)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Charles Mesa:

  • KGHF (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFEL (970 AM; 3 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: WELLSPRING HARVEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKPC (1230 AM; 1 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCSJ (590 AM; 1 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAVA (1480 AM; 1 kW; PUEBLO, CO)
  • KRMX (690 AM; 0 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Charles Mesa:

  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNKN (107.1 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KYZX (103.9 FM; PUEBLO WEST, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO B/CASTRS, INC)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCFP (91.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTSC-FM (89.5 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN COLORADO)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around St. Charles Mesa:

  • K34FB (Channel 34; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • K48CU (Channel 48; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • KOAA-TV (Channel 5; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

St. Charles Mesa compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.

St. Charles Mesa on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Rail and water transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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