Superior, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 12,951 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +43.7%
Males: 6,403  (49.4%)
Females: 6,548  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80027.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $118,773 (it was $82,079 in 2000)
Superior:

$118,773
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $57,357 (it was $36,326 in 2000)

Superior town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $616,031 (it was $281,900 in 2000)
Superior:

$616,031
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $624,217; detached houses: $632,419; townhouses or other attached units: $459,429; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $394,440

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,839.

March 2019 cost of living index in Superior: 115.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.1%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 1.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Superior, CO (2017)
    • 9,27169.8%White alone
    • 2,47818.7%Asian alone
    • 1,1108.4%Hispanic
    • 2922.2%Two or more races
    • 1371.0%Black alone
    • 260.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Superior, Colorado as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Superior is 2,211 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Superior, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (10.0%), European (6.1%), American (5.9%), English (5.6%), Irish (4.8%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 6/10/1904

Elevation: 5490 feet

Land area: 3.95 square miles.

Population density: 3,276 people per square mile   (average).

Superior, Colorado map

2,730 residents are foreign born (4.2% Asia, 3.1% Europe).

This town:

20.6%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,579 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,904 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Westminster, CO (7.0 miles , pop. 100,940).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (10.0 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (585.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Louisville, CO (1.7 miles ),
Paragon Estates, CO (1.8 miles ),
Eldorado Springs, CO (2.2 miles ),
Broomfield, CO (2.3 miles ),
Lafayette, CO (2.3 miles ),
Westminster, CO (2.7 miles ),
Valmont, CO (2.7 miles),
Boulder, CO (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.93 N, Longitude: 105.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,055 (-30.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,285 (17.0%)

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

2.5%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +8,734 (+3153.1%).
Most common industries in Superior, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.7%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (12.8%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (5.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.8%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.6%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Superior, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (11.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Engineers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.2%)
  • Top executives (4.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (16.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.2%)
  • Engineers (7.4%)
  • Top executives (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Superior, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Superior, Colorado average temperatures Superior, Colorado average precipitation Superior, Colorado humidity Superior, Colorado wind speed Superior, Colorado snowfall Superior, Colorado sunshine Superior, Colorado clear and cloudy days

Superior, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.348. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.348
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 20.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.745. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.745
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.75
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00502. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00502
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Superior-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Superior town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 24.8 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Superior-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 528.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 407.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 259.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 209.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 359.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boulder County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Superior topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Superior:

  • CENTURA HEALTH-AVISTA ADVENTIST HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, CO)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF GREATER DENVER INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LOUISVILLE, CO)
  • COMPASSIONATE HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BROOMFIELD, CO)
  • FRASIER MEADOWS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BOULDER, CO)
  • BOULDER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BOULDER, CO)
  • KIDNEY CENTER OF LAFAYETTE (ARA) (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; LAFAYETTE, CO)
  • BROOMFIELD SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BROOMFIELD, CO)

Amtrak stations near Superior:

  • 11 miles: BOULDER (4401 N. BROADWAY) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 16 miles: DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: LONGMONT (615 N. MAUB ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Superior:

  • Front Range Community College (about 7 miles; Westminster, CO; Full-time enrollment: 14,756)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 8 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Regis University (about 13 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 14 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 15 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 16 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,727)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (about 16 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 17,242)

Public elementary/middle schools in Superior:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Superior: Superior Municipal Court (A), Superior City Hall (B), Rocky Mountain Fire District Station 5 Rock Creek (C), Cherryvale Fire Protection District Station 3 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Superior Marketplace Shopping Center (1), Superior Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Autrey Reservoir (A), Hodgson-Harris Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Superior: Grasso Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Oakwood Horizons (Ip) (1995 E Coalton Rd).

Birthplace of: Lenny Metz - Baseball player.

Boulder 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:

2.8 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.3%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Superior (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Superior Center Drive at 400 Center Drive, branch established on 2004/07/19. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Liberty Savings Bank, F.S.B.: E Coalton Rd Branch at 1697 E Coalton Rd, branch established on 2001/04/09. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $683.0 mil, Deposits: $553.2 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 33 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Superior:

Marital status in Superior, CO
  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Superior:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 76.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Superior
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Superior, CO (based on Boulder County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic59,24011
Evangelical Protestant28,825101
Mainline Protestant19,12643
Other14,35974
Orthodox7184
None172,299-
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: 45
Here:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Boulder County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 287
This county:

9.94 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

3.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

12.5%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Boulder County:

12.4%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.1%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

56.4%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Superior:

27.6
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Superior:

18.6%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.9%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.2%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

63.8%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

85.1%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Superior, 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
Streets and Highways 7$29,372$50,3520$0
Parks and Recreation 7$36,462$62,5060$0
Financial Administration 6$33,382$66,7640$0
Other Government Administration 6$39,256$78,5121$1,814
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 26$138,472$63,9101$1,814

Superior government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $506,000 ($39.07)
    Water Utilities: $456,000 ($35.21)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($3.47)
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000 ($3.32)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,745,000 ($211.95)
    Regular Highways: $2,420,000 ($186.86)
    Central Staff Services: $2,233,000 ($172.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,475,000 ($113.89)
    Water Utilities: $1,448,000 ($111.81)
    Sewerage: $1,091,000 ($84.24)
    Financial Administration: $612,000 ($47.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000 ($5.33)
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000 ($3.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($2.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,920,000 ($148.25)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $1,277,000 ($98.60)
    Other - Libraries: $238,000 ($18.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,762,000 ($136.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,350,000 ($181.45)

Superior government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $4,272,000 ($329.86)
    Sewerage: $981,000 ($75.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($5.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($2.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $128,000 ($9.88)
    Highways: $15,000 ($1.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $133,000 ($10.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $122,000 ($9.42)
    Fines and Forfeits: $120,000 ($9.27)
    Royalties: $9,000 ($0.69)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,985,000 ($230.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $300,000 ($23.16)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,035,000 ($774.84)
    Property: $3,346,000 ($258.36)
    Other: $3,098,000 ($239.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $450,000 ($34.75)
    Motor Vehicle License: $38,000 ($2.93)

Superior government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,062,000 ($8112.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,918,000 ($7715.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,160,000 ($475.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,015,000 ($78.37)

Superior government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,620,000 ($3831.36)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,631,000 ($666.44)

9.78% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.78%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,288 average AGI)
Boulder County:

0.11%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Denver County, CO  0.68% ($70,265 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.55% ($62,461)
from Adams County, CO  0.54% ($59,923)


9.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.88%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($741 average AGI)
Boulder County:

0.10%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  1.16% ($72,406 average AGI)
to Weld County, CO  1.05% ($69,350)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.80% ($62,149)
Businesses in Superior, CO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Safeway1
Baskin-Robbins1Sprint Nextel1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Starbucks3
Chick-Fil-A1Subway1
Chuck E. Cheese's1T-Mobile1
Costco1T.J.Maxx1
FedEx2Target1
GameStop1UPS1
IHOP1Vons1
OfficeMax1Walgreens1
Panda Express1Wendy's1
Panera Bread1Whole Foods Market1
PetSmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Superior:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKFN (950 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Superior:

  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNU (88.5 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: BOULDER COMMUNITY B/CST. ASSN., INC.)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Superior:

  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K47IH (Channel 47; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • K44CT (Channel 44; BOULDER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • K17CF (Channel 17; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • KDVT-LP (Channel 36; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K45HH (Channel 45; DENVER, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K28HJ (Channel 28; DENVER, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KCIN-LP (Channel 27; DENVER, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K11QJ (Channel 11; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FRONT RANGE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • KCEC (Channel 50; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K54DK (Channel 54; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Superior fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Superior fatal accident list:

Nov 15, 2017 03:27 PM, Sr-128, Lat: 39.914417, Lon: -105.193006, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 2016 05:25 AM, Sr-128, Lat: 39.913850, Lon: -105.148111, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 2010 06:51 PM, Us-36, Lat: 39.947231, Lon: -105.149486, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 13, 2002 05:40 AM, Mccaslin Blvd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 17, 2001 10:05 AM, Sr-128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 19, 2000 00:46 AM, Us-36, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.3mTotal length
  • 398,741Total average daily traffic
  • 11,554Total average daily truck traffic
  • 488,351Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Superior, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Superior, CO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Marin Fettman, 120th And Indiana Sw Corner (Dn03936c) (Lat: 39.910278 Lon: -105.165944), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: T-Mobile West Corporation, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-4000
  • Marin Fettman, 120th And Indiana Sw Corner (Dn03936c) (Lat: 39.910278 Lon: -105.165944), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: T-Mobile West Corporation, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-4000
  • DAN MENSER, 120th And Indiana Sw Corner (Dn03936c) (Lat: 39.910278 Lon: -105.165944), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: T-Mobile West Corporation, Fccasrrequest@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-5178
  • Shannon Reilly Kraus, 120th And Indiana Sw Corner (Dn03936c) (Lat: 39.910278 Lon: -105.165944), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: T-Mobile West Corporation, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-8401
  • Shannon Reilly Kraus, 120th And Indiana Sw Corner (Dn03936c) (Lat: 39.910278 Lon: -105.165944), Type: 15.2, Structure height: 08059 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: T-Mobile West LLC, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-8401
  • Dawn L Keniley, 14801 - 15875 W. 120th Ave. / Us-Co-5112 (Lat: 39.910944 Lon: -105.167806), Type: 37.5, Structure height: 08059 m, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: Vertical Bridge Development, LLC, Fcc-Faa@verticalbridge.Com, Suite 200, Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 406-4015

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 405 Center Drive (Lat: 39.958139 Lon: -105.170583), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.2 m, Overall height: 7.1 m, Call Sign: WQAQ807,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.310 MHz, 154.325 MHz, 154.415 MHz, 154.950 MHz, 155.865 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2014, Expiration Date: 07/21/2024, Certifier: Dean J Scott, Registrant: Boulder County Sheriff\'s Office Communications, 3280 Airport Road, Boulder, CO 80301, Phone: (720) 564-2962, Email:
  • Lat: 39.928889 Lon: -105.160000, Call Sign: WQEP665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.275 MHz, 461.250 MHz, 461.325 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2006, Expiration Date: 09/16/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/18/2006, Certifier: Sandi Kelly, Registrant: The Horizons At Rock Creek, 1995 E Coalton Rd, Superior, CO 80027, Phone: (303) 551-2000, Fax: (303) 551-2011, Email:
  • Lat: 39.928889 Lon: -105.160000, Call Sign: WQEX503,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.275 MHz, 461.250 MHz, 461.325 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2006, Expiration Date: 05/10/2016, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2016, Certifier: Sandi Kelly, Registrant: The Horizons At Rock Creek, 1995 E Coalton Rd, Superior, CO 80027, Phone: (303) 551-2000, Fax: (303) 551-2011, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • PSCO-3 DN36612, Corner Of Indiana & Sh 128 (Lat: 39.912333 Lon: -105.165750), Type: Upole, Structure height: 25.3 m, Call Sign: WPTZ285, Licensee ID: L00152704,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10578.1 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2011, Expiration Date: 01/16/2022, Certifier: Cheri S O'Kane, Registrant: Sprint Spectrum L.P.
  • CO-DEN1120A, 1000 South Mccaslin Blvd (Lat: 39.945417 Lon: -105.165417), Type: Building, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQLR534,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 04/07/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • CO-DEN1137A, Sec 6,T02,R69 Jefferson County (Lat: 39.912250 Lon: -105.165722), Type: Upole, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQLS334,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/13/2010, Expiration Date: 04/13/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • DEN-KBD, 1100 Mccaslin Blvd (Lat: 39.945694 Lon: -105.165111), Type: Building, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: WQOR479,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz... (+19 more), Grant Date: 01/06/2012, Expiration Date: 01/06/2022, Certifier: Jerry Schleiger, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:
  • 100 SUPERIOR, 100 Superior Plaza Way (Lat: 39.956250 Lon: -105.164278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WQPD799, Licensee ID: L01423854,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10905.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 04/17/2022, Certifier: Vinh T Phan, Registrant: Mho Networks, 8678 Concord Center Drive, Suite 100, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (303) 584-9711, Email:
  • ROLLING HILL, 202 Hwy 128 (Lat: 39.912306 Lon: -105.165778), Type: Upole, Structure height: 25.6 m, Call Sign: WQSG324,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 09/17/2023, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • 500DISCOVERY, 500 Discovery Parkway (Lat: 39.948694 Lon: -105.163361), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 20.3 m, Call Sign: WQVH664, Licensee ID: L01423854,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11335.0 MHz, 11335.0 MHz, 11335.0 MHz, 11335.0 MHz, 11335.0 MHz, 11335.0 MHz, 11415.0 MHz, 11415.0 MHz, 11415.0 MHz, 11415.0 MHz, 11415.0 MHz, 11415.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2015, Expiration Date: 02/13/2025, Certifier: Vinh T Phan, Registrant: Mho Networks, 8678 Concord Center Drive, Suite 100, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (303) 584-9711, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Superior)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Superior)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$279,44528$268,359153$277,4993$123,2637$197,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$288,77512$282,7001$180,1601$181,360
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$321,4903$223,62017$323,3742$75,5351$272,680
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$362,9404$246,82517$305,2401$56,1501$119,300
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$343,0970$01$143,490
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0098.22 , 0131.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$267,1453$235,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$301,1701$372,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$125,6100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0098.22 , 0131.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Superior, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Superior, CO - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 21 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2015. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Superior, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.3%), and Outside Fires (33.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Superior, CO
    • 6846.3%Structure Fires
    • 4933.3%Outside Fires
    • 1912.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 117.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Superior, CO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Superior, CO
  • 87.1%Utility gas
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Superior, CO
  • 57.0%Utility gas
  • 40.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Superior compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Superior on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute from (largest negative percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Armenia (population 500+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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