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Population in 2012: 251 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.0%
 

Males: 143  (57.0%)
Females: 108  (43.0%)

Median resident age:  50.0 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81076.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,111 (it was $25,208 in 2000)
Sugar City:

$34,111
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,006

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,312 (it was $45,600 in 2000)
Sugar City:

$60,312
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,537; Detached houses: $60,903; Mobile homes: $320,300

Median gross rent in 2012: $581.

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Sugar City races chart
  • White alone - 198 (76.7%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (16.3%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (3.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sugar City: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.6%), Polish (9.3%), Irish (5.3%), United States (4.2%), Dutch (3.4%), English (3.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4300 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 652 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sugar City:

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 26.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sugar City town:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.5%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sugar City, Colorado as of October 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sugar City to the number of sex offenders is 251 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $361 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $321 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (52.0 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (75.0 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (539.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ordway, CO (2.3 miles ), Crowley, CO (3.3 miles) , Cheraw, CO (3.5 miles ), Rocky Ford, CO (3.6 miles ), Manzanola, CO (3.7 miles ), Swink, CO (3.9 miles ), Olney Springs, CO (4.0 miles ), La Junta Gardens, CO (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 38.23 N, Longitude: 103.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+11.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Information (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Carpenters (11%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Construction laborers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Sugar City-area historical tornado activity is near Colorado state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.3 miles away from the Sugar City town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 10/17/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.0 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sugar City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/4/2001 at 12:45:53, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from Sugar City center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/1996 at 05:44:22, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1998 at 15:47:16, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.2 miles away from Sugar City center
On 9/5/2001 at 14:48:58, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crowley County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Sugar City:

  • CROWLEY COUNTY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ORDWAY, CO)
  • MEDBROOK HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROCKY FORD, CO)
  • PIONEER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROCKY FORD, CO)

Amtrak station near Sugar City:

  • 19 miles: LA JUNTA (1ST & COLORADO STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sugar City:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 51 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,083)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 53 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 72 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 5,185)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (about 77 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 79 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 86 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,620)
  • University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus (about 113 miles; Lone Tree, CO; FT enrollment: 2,603)

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Notable location: Sugar City Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.3%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 4.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.5%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
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: 1.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sugar City, CO

Sugar City compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sugar City travel time to work - commute


Sugar City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sugar City town (based on Crowley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.06%
Here25.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents63.3%17.7%8.6%5.8%4.6%
Congregations10.0%20.0%10.0%10.0%50.0%
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: 1
Crowley County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Crowley County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.0%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Crowley County:

19.6%
Colorado:

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

17.8%
State:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,841
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,100
Sewerage 0$0 1$250
Water Supply 0$0 1$250
Totals for Government 0$0 12$3,441


10.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.14%
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 Otero County, CO  3.17% ($32,833 average AGI)
from Pueblo County, CO  1.58% ($22,267)


10.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.52%
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 Otero County, CO  2.10% ($28,700 average AGI)
to Pueblo County, CO  2.10% ($38,350)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sugar City:

  • 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.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KBLJ (1400 AM; 1 kW; LA JUNTA, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGHF (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sugar City:

  • 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)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJQY (95.5 FM; ROCKY FORD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTHN (92.1 FM; LA JUNTA, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KRLJ (89.1 FM; LA JUNTA, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Sugar City:

  • K39ED (Channel 39; ROCKY FORD, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)

Sugar City fatal accident list:

Dec 16, 2008 03:36 PM, Sr-96, Lat: 38.234208, Lon: -103.657222, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



Most common first names in Sugar City, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William778.7 years
Henry683.5 years
George478.0 years
Margaret486.1 years
Mary480.5 years
James384.0 years
John375.0 years
Charles372.7 years
Frank374.0 years
Fred375.7 years
Most common last names in Sugar City, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Geringer783.6 years
Herman782.6 years
Bauer670.3 years
Kaufman477.0 years
Johnson484.0 years
Stanberry472.5 years
Grasmick382.0 years
Gerlock379.0 years
Neifert382.6 years
Rapue360.3 years

Sugar City on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Music stores"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations:"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Postsecondary teachers"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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