Superior, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 12,865 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +42.8%
Males: 6,661  (51.8%)
Females: 6,204  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  32.5 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 80027.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $107,258 (it was $82,079 in 2000)
Superior:

$107,258
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $49,801 (it was $36,326 in 2000)

Superior town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $419,388 (it was $281,900 in 2000)
Superior:

$419,388
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $453,330; Detached houses: $476,713; Townhouses or other attached units: $308,824; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $616,748

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,304.

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  • White alone - 9,404 (75.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1,724 (13.8%)
  • Hispanic - 827 (6.6%)
  • Two or more races - 381 (3.1%)
  • Black alone - 103 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 24 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Superior: 113.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.8%), Irish (11.0%), English (9.3%), Italian (3.6%), Polish (3.5%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 6/10/1904

Elevation: 5490 feet

Land area: 3.95 square miles.

Population density: 3,254 people per square mile   (average).

Superior,CO real estate house value index trend

Superior, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Superior:

  • High school or higher: 99.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Superior town:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 0.5%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

1,777 residents are foreign born (4.4% Asia).

This town:  13.9%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Superior, Colorado as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Superior to the number of sex offenders is 12,782 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,658 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,650 (0.7%)

Superior satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 247 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 1998: 408 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 1999: 384 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2000: 367 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2001: 105 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2002: 172 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2003: 62 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $295,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $125,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $239,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $46,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.93 N, Longitude: 105.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,737 (-29.3%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,371 (19.1%)

Superior household income distribution Superior home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8,734 (+3153.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (17%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)

Work and jobs in Superior: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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

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 Superior 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 Superior 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 (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Superior topographic map

Birthplace of: Lenny Metz - Baseball player.

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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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).

Boulder 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.330. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 18.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.42
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 26.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00504. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00504
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.2%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 3.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Superior, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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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 significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Superior travel time to work - commute Superior mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Superior town (based on Boulder County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.19%
Here: 47.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist Church
Adherents42.7%9.6%6.4%5.5%3.8%
Congregations4.9%2.9%5.9%1.0%6.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim EstimateChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.7%3.5%2.9%2.5%19.3%
Congregations4.4%5.9%0.5%2.0%66.2%
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: 45
Boulder County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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
Boulder 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.
State:

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

9.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Boulder County:

12.5%
Colorado:

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

12.4%
State:

9.6%
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
Financial Administration 6$33,382$66,7640$0
Other Government Administration 6$39,256$78,5121$1,814
Streets and Highways 7$29,372$50,3520$0
Parks and Recreation 7$36,462$62,5060$0
Totals for Government 26$138,472$63,9101$1,814

Superior government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,760,000 ($136.81)
    Police Protection: $392,000 ($30.47)
    Financial Administration: $194,000 ($15.08)
    General - Other: $156,000 ($12.13)
    Regular Highways: $142,000 ($11.04)
    General Public Buildings: $69,000 ($5.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000 ($4.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $200,000 ($15.55)

Superior government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $337,000 ($26.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $124,000 ($9.64)
    General Revenue, NEC: $113,000 ($8.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $53,000 ($4.12)
    General Support: $39,000 ($3.03)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,799,000 ($139.84)
    NEC: $517,000 ($40.19)
    Public Utilities: $255,000 ($19.82)
    Property: $230,000 ($17.88)
    Motor Vehicle License: $31,000 ($2.41)
    Tobacco Sales: $0 ($0.00)

Superior government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,803,000 ($140.15)

9.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.24%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($634 average AGI)
Boulder County:

0.07%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Weld County, CO  0.58% ($37,155 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  0.58% ($47,402)
from Adams County, CO  0.48% ($38,249)


9.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($594 average AGI)
Boulder County:

0.12%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  1.13% ($37,994 average AGI)
to Weld County, CO  0.82% ($47,909)
to Adams County, CO  0.62% ($39,720)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Superior, Colorado:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Colorado average:
  • Fatal accident count: 160
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 248
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 73
  • Fatalities: 171
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 424
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 27

Superior fatal accident list:

Apr 13, 2002 05:40 AM, Mccaslin Blvd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 17, 2001 10:05 AM, Sr-128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 19, 2000 00:46 AM, Us-36, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 32 meters (105ft)
Total average daily traffic: 302,781
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,724

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Superior, CO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Marin Fettman, 120th And Indiana Sw Corner (Dn03936c) (Lat: 39.910278 Lon: -105.165944), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile, 12920 SE 38TH STREET
  • Marin Fettman, 120th And Indiana Sw Corner (Dn03936c) (Lat: 39.910278 Lon: -105.165944), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile, 12920 SE 38TH STREET
  • DAN MENSER, 120th And Indiana Sw Corner (Dn03936c) (Lat: 39.910278 Lon: -105.165944), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 4253835178, Fccasrrequest@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 SE 38TH ST
  • Shannon Reilly Kraus, 120th And Indiana Sw Corner (Dn03936c) (Lat: 39.910278 Lon: -105.165944), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 4253838401, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • 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: 4253838401, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 SE 38TH STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • STATION 5, 2700 S Indiana (Lat: 39.928167 Lon: -105.160528), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WXY292
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.205 MHz, 154.280 MHz, 154.325 MHz, 154.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2004, Expiration Date: 11/21/2014
    Registrant: Boulder County Sheriff, 3280 Airport Road, Boulder, CO 80301, Phone: (720) 564-2962, Fax: (303) 441-4480, Email:
  • 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: 07/21/2004, Expiration Date: 07/21/2014, 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, 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:

5
  • 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, 21875.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 04/07/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, 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: 11265.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2010, Expiration Date: 04/13/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • KEY, 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
    Grant Date: 01/06/2012, Expiration Date: 01/06/2022, Certifier: Jerry Schleiger
    Registrant: Lp Broadband, Inc., 619 S.W. 14th Street, Loveland, CO 80537, Phone: (970) 295-4236, Fax: (970) 797-0119, 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, 1190 S. Colorado Blvd, Suite 100, Denver, CO 80246, Phone: (303) 584-9711, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

29 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 15

Incident types - Superior

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Superior, CO
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

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