Timpas, Colorado

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Population in July 2007: 201.
Males: 102  (50.9%)
Females: 99  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Colorado median age:  34.3 years

Zip code: 81067

Estimated median household income in 2015: $41,876 (it was $36,563 in 2000)
Timpas:

$41,876
CO:

$63,909

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $19,016 (it was $14,347 in 2000)

Timpas CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $115,046 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Timpas:

$115,046
CO:

$283,800
  • Races in Timpas, CO (2000)

    Timpas races chart
    • 18986.7%White alone
    • 2511.5%Hispanic
    • 31.4%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Timpas: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4426 feet

Land area: 931.2 square miles.

Population density: 0.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Timpas, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Timpas:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Timpas CCD:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

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

Timpas CCD:  0.3% ($199)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)
Timpas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (49.0 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (83.6 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (532.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Rocky Ford, CO (3.4 miles ), Swink, CO (3.7 miles ), Manzanola, CO (3.7 miles ), La Junta, CO (4.1 miles ), La Junta Gardens, CO (4.1 miles) , Fowler, CO (4.2 miles ), North La Junta, CO (4.3 miles ), Olney Springs, CO (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.91 N, Longitude: 103.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Average climate in Timpas, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Timpas-area historical tornado activity is below Colorado state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the Timpas place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 7/10/1978, a category F2 tornado 29.9 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Timpas-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 53% 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 85.2 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 82.0 miles away from Timpas center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.9 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 91.6 miles away from the city 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 99.6 miles away from Timpas center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 323.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otero County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Timpas:

  • PIONEER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ROCKY FORD, CO)
  • PIONEER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROCKY FORD, CO)
  • MEDBROOK HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ROCKY FORD, CO)

Amtrak station near Timpas:

  • 18 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 Timpas:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 49 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 50 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 79 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 84 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 86 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 87 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 87 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)

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Notable locations in Timpas: Bloom Hill Windmill (A), Hedgecock Windmill (B), Cochran Windmill (C), South Windmill (D), Carrica Ranch (E), Swisher Windmill (F), Dry Creek Camp (G), Wilson Windmill (H), Nemo Windmill (I), Reed Windmill (J), Harbeck Windmill (K), Wenzel Windmill (L), West Mesa South Windmill (M), West Mesa North Windmill (N), Little Windmill (O), Girard Windmill (P), Honeys Windmill (Q), Texico Windmill (R), Lees Windmill (S), Black Tank Windmill (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Timpas: Penitenta Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Martinez Cemetery (1), Mount View Cemetery (2), San Jose Cemetery (3), Timpas Cemetery (4), Higbee Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: May Water (A), Swink Reservoir Number 2 (B), Swink Reservoir Number 6 (C), Swink Reservoir Number 5 (D), Swink Reservoir Number 1 (E), Prairie Land Reservoir Number 1 (F), Larson Reservoir (G), Haight Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Harbordale Arroyo (A), Taylor Arroyo (B), Iron Springs Arroyo (C), Powell Arroyo (D), Jack Treese Arroyo (E), Bear Springs Arroyo (F), Saunders Arroyo (G), Poitrey Arroyo (H), Mustang Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Otero County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.3%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.1%
Whole state:

9.3%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Colorado average:

11.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Timpas CCD (based on Otero County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,4153
Evangelical Protestant2,03732
Mainline Protestant1,94114
Other5923
Black Protestant41
None3,842-
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: 4
Otero County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Otero County:

7.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

12.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Otero County:

23.3%
Colorado:

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

10.6%
State:

9.6%

5.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Colorado average:

9.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pueblo County, CO  0.71% ($31,217 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  0.47% ($27,833)
from Crowley County, CO  0.36% ($20,522)


6.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Colorado average:

9.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pueblo County, CO  1.58% ($27,569 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.45% ($24,000)
to Crowley County, CO  0.31% ($28,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Timpas:

  • 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.)
  • KBLJ (1400 AM; 1 kW; LA JUNTA, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KGHF (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFEL (970 AM; 3 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: WELLSPRING HARVEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Timpas:

  • KJQY (95.5 FM; ROCKY FORD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYZX (103.9 FM; PUEBLO WEST, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO B/CASTRS, INC)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRLJ (89.1 FM; LA JUNTA, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KTHN (92.1 FM; LA JUNTA, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Timpas:

  • K39ED (Channel 39; ROCKY FORD, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • K35DZ (Channel 35; LA JUNTA, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Timpas)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Along Santa Fe Right Of Way 10 Km Ne (Lat: 37.886111 Lon: -103.692167), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPGX442
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.590 MHzGrant Date: 03/31/2015, Expiration Date: 04/06/2025, Certifier: John W PopeRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8962, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Timpas - HBD, Bnsf Ls7300 Mp566.5 - Hbd (Lat: 37.877694 Lon: -103.694917), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 7.3 m, Call Sign: WQJA865
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHzGrant Date: 07/10/2008, Expiration Date: 07/10/2018, Certifier: Robert LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave., Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • S TIMPAS, 10998 County Road Kk (Lat: 37.763889 Lon: -103.877139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQPI664
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1220 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-6767, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • TIMPAS, 20.4 Miles Se Of (Lat: 37.658611 Lon: -103.465750), Overall height: 116.1 m, Call Sign: KVU77
    Assigned Frequencies: 2160.80 MHzGrant Date: 10/19/1993, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/25/1998Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Other fuel (12%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Utility gas (9%)

Timpas compared to Colorado state average:

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

Timpas on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the lowest real estate taxes percentage (population 50,000+)"
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