Starkville, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 52 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -59.4%
Males: 25  (48.6%)
Females: 27  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

50.9 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip code: 81082

Estimated median household income in 2017: $62,535 (it was $42,708 in 2000)
Starkville:

$62,535
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,607 (it was $14,297 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,411 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Starkville:

$114,411
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $95,142; detached houses: $94,429
March 2019 cost of living index in Starkville: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.8%
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  • Races in Starkville, CO (2010)
    • 4372.9%Hispanic
    • 1525.4%White alone
    • 11.7%American Indian alone



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Starkville, Colorado as of October 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Starkville is 71 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (6.0%), English (4.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 3/2/1954

Elevation: 6372 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 506 people per square mile   (low).

Starkville, Colorado map

4 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America).

This town:

3.1%
Colorado:

8.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Starkville town:

0.4% ($199)
Colorado:

0.7% ($1,132)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (79.7 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (121.7 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (493.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Jansen, CO (1.5 miles),
Trinidad, CO (2.0 miles ),
Cokedale, CO (2.4 miles),
El Moro, CO (2.8 miles ),
Valdez, CO (3.1 miles),
Segundo, CO (3.6 miles),
Hoehne, CO (3.7 miles),
Raton, NM (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 37.12 N, Longitude: 104.52 W

Distribution of median household income in Starkville, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Starkville, CO in 2017

Starkville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+23.1%).
Most common industries in Starkville, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (31.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (14.3%)
  • Truck transportation (11.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.5%)
  • Food (7.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (17.6%)
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (8.8%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Social assistance (8.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Starkville, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.2%)
  • Construction laborers (9.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (23.8%)
  • Construction laborers (16.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (8.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.9%)

Average climate in Starkville, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Starkville-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 80% 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 19.2 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 20.7 miles away from Starkville center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 5.5 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 25.6 miles away from Starkville 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 36.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.0 miles away from Starkville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Las Animas County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Starkville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Starkville:

  • LIFE SOURCE SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; TRINIDAD, CO)
  • MT SAN RAFAEL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; TRINIDAD, CO)
  • TRINIDAD INN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TRINIDAD, CO)
  • RELIANT RENAL CARE- TRINIDAD (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; TRINIDAD, CO)
  • MINERS COLFAX MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RATON, NM)

Amtrak stations near Starkville:

  • 4 miles: TRINIDAD (PINE ST.) . 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.
  • 16 miles: RATON (1ST ST. & COOK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Starkville:

  • Adams State University (about 79 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 80 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 83 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 112 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 115 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 121 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 124 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Fishers Peak Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Las Animas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.4%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Starkville:

Marital status in Starkville, CO
  • Never married: 1.7%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 14.2%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

For population 25 years and over in Starkville:

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Colorado average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Starkville, CO (based on Las Animas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,1964
Evangelical Protestant1,34313
Mainline Protestant2583
Other322
None1,678-
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: 5
This county:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Las Animas County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Las Animas County:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Las Animas County:

11.29 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

6.6%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Las Animas County:

20.7%
Colorado:

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

10.3%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.6%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Starkville:

47.8%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.0
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Starkville:

18.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Starkville:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Starkville:

30.7%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Starkville:

55.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Starkville:

80.1%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Starkville, 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
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

7.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
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 Pueblo County, CO  0.53% ($26,346 average AGI)
from Colfax County, NM  0.47% ($35,696)


7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Colorado average:

9.96%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pueblo County, CO  0.98% ($39,708 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.55% ($44,370)

Strongest AM radio stations in Starkville:

  • KCRT (1240 AM; 0 kW; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: PHILLIPS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRTN (1490 AM; 1 kW; RATON, NM; Owner: RATON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Starkville:

  • KCRT-FM (92.5 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: PHILLIPS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K207BN (89.3 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KBKZ (96.5 FM; RATON, NM; Owner: PHILLIPS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRTN-FM (93.9 FM; RATON, NM; Owner: RATON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K219CP (91.7 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K202CU (88.3 FM; JANSEN, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KKIT (99.1 FM; ANGEL FIRE, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216CT (91.1 FM; EAGLE NEST, NM; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Starkville:

  • K03DO (Channel 3; HOEHNE, CO; Owner: VALLEY METRO.RECREATION DISTRICT)
  • K07HK (Channel 7; HOEHNE, CO; Owner: VALLEY METRO.RECREATION DISTRICT)
  • K09HU (Channel 9; HOEHNE, CO; Owner: VALLEY METRO.RECREATION DISTRICT)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.1mTotal length
  • $3,613,000Total costs
  • 18,784Total average daily traffic
  • 2,817Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,989Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • WOOTEN DED, Bnsf Ls7300 Mp 649.8 Wooten Ded (Lat: 37.018917 Lon: -104.491111), Type: Building, Structure height: 1.8 m, Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WNFM603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.590 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2014, Expiration Date: 11/06/2024, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Starkville, CO
  • 47.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 42.9%Wood
  • 9.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Starkville, CO
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Starkville compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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