Trinidad, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 8,073 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 
Males: 4,009  (49.7%)
Females: 4,064  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81082.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,068 (it was $26,681 in 2000)
Trinidad:

$39,068
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,101 (it was $17,271 in 2000)

Trinidad city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $187,417 (it was $86,000 in 2000)
Trinidad:

$187,417
CO:

$348,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $800.

March 2019 cost of living index in Trinidad: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.3%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.5% for American Indian residents, 16.6% for other race residents, 17.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Trinidad, CO (2017)
    • 4,70254.3%Hispanic
    • 3,52640.7%White alone
    • 2663.1%American Indian alone
    • 1011.2%Two or more races
    • 981.1%Asian alone
    • 400.5%Black alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Trinidad, Colorado as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Trinidad is 231 to 1.


Crime rates in Trinidad by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
3
(33.0)
2
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(43.2)
2
(21.9)
1
(11.0)
3
(32.9)
1
(11.2)
1
(11.5)
3
(36.0)
2
(25.0)
3
(37.5)
3
(37.7)
5
(62.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(54.1)
2
(21.9)
4
(44.0)
5
(54.8)
7
(78.3)
2
(23.0)
4
(48.0)
9
(112.6)
12
(150.2)
14
(175.9)
5
(62.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(207.2)
16
(173.0)
46
(503.6)
32
(351.6)
22
(241.1)
10
(111.9)
5
(57.5)
17
(204.1)
17
(212.6)
17
(212.8)
14
(175.9)
33
(415.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
45
(490.6)
75
(810.9)
82
(897.6)
65
(714.2)
56
(613.7)
41
(458.7)
27
(310.7)
100
(1,201)
76
(950.6)
151
(1,890)
104
(1,306)
73
(918.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
138
(1,505)
131
(1,416)
152
(1,664)
204
(2,242)
154
(1,688)
120
(1,342)
96
(1,105)
260
(3,122)
357
(4,465)
321
(4,018)
340
(4,271)
247
(3,108)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(87.2)
6
(64.9)
15
(164.2)
10
(109.9)
10
(109.6)
5
(55.9)
3
(34.5)
3
(36.0)
11
(137.6)
18
(225.3)
14
(175.9)
20
(251.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(10.9)
2
(21.6)
2
(21.9)
2
(22.0)
3
(32.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.0)
4
(48.0)
2
(25.0)
7
(87.6)
2
(25.1)
3
(37.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)142.9204.0289.2306.7254.0145.196.3295.8352.5428.7394.4361.0

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City-data.com crime index in Trinidad, CO

Crime rate in Trinidad detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: Italian (12.6%), German (4.5%), American (4.3%), English (4.3%), Irish (2.4%), European (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 12/30/1879

Elevation: 6019 feet

Land area: 6.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,280 people per square mile   (low).

Trinidad, Colorado map

440 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This city:

5.1%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $637 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $411 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (76.1 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (118.1 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (495.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Jansen, CO (1.5 miles),
Starkville, CO (2.0 miles),
El Moro, CO (2.1 miles ),
Cokedale, CO (2.6 miles),
Hoehne, CO (3.2 miles),
Valdez, CO (3.4 miles),
Segundo, CO (3.7 miles),
Aguilar, CO (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.17 N, Longitude: 104.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +542 (+6.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,088 (74.6%)

Area code: 719

Distribution of median household income in Trinidad, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Trinidad, CO in 2017
Trinidad satellite photo by USGS

Trinidad tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Colorado:

3.0%
Historical population in Trinidad, CO
Historical housing units in Trinidad, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +437 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in Trinidad, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.7%)
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
  • Rail transportation (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.8%)
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Trinidad, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)

Average climate in Trinidad, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Trinidad-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 22.6 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 22.6 miles away from Trinidad center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 6.4 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 29.0 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 38.9 miles away from Trinidad center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Trinidad:

  • LIFE SOURCE SERVICES INC (535 E MAIN ST #1)
  • MT SAN RAFAEL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 410 BENEDICTA AVENUE)
  • TRINIDAD INN NURSING HOME (409 BENEDICTA AVENUE)
  • RELIANT RENAL CARE- TRINIDAD (400 BENEDICTA AVE STE C)

Airports and heliports located in Trinidad:

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Amtrak station:

TRINIDAD (PINE ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Trinidad:

  • Trinidad State Junior College (Full-time enrollment: 1,408; Location: 600 Prospect St; Public; Website: www.trinidadstate.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Trinidad:

  • Pueblo Community College (about 76 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,329)
  • Adams State University (about 79 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 79 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 112 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 116 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Colorado College (about 118 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 121 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)

Public high schools in Trinidad:

  • TRINIDAD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 411, Location: 816 WEST STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • HOEHNE SCHOOLS (Location: 19851 COUNTY ROAD 75. 1, Grades: PK-12)

Private high schools in Trinidad:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN CENTER (Students: 29, Location: 1001 OBREGON ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY (Students: 23, Location: 613 PROSPECT ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Trinidad:

See full list of schools located in Trinidad

Library in Trinidad:

  • TRINIDAD/CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $227,307; Location: 202 NORTH ANIMAS STREET; 32,747 books; 1,384 audio materials; 1,030 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 29 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Trinidad: Trinidad Country Club (A), Trinidad Fire Department Station 2 (B), Scott Gymnasium (C), Las Animas County Courthouse (D), Baca Pioneer Museum (E), Toltec Hotel (F), Colonial Hotel (G), Fox Theatre (H), Trinidad City Hall (I), Trinidad Ambulance District (J), Trinidad Fire Department Station 1 (K), Trinidad Police Department (L), Las Animas County Jail (M), Trinidad Police Department Jail (N), Las Animas County Sheriff's Office (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Trinidad include: Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church (A), Zion's Lutheran Church (B), Calvary Southern Baptist Church (C), First Church of Christ Scientist (D), Temple Aaron (E), Four Square Gospel Church (F), Trinity Episcopal Church (G), Apostolic Church of Christ (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Fisher Peak Detention Reservoir FPC-2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Trinidad include: Memorial Square (1), Central Park (2), Kit Carson Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Childrens Museum (314 North Commercial Street), Bloom House (Museums; 300 East Main Street), Trinidad History Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 300 East Main Street), Louden-Henritze Archaeology Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 600 Prospect Street), Mitchell Memorial Museum Gallery (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 150 East Main Street), Colorado Welcome Center (309 Nevada Avenue).

Hotels: Cawthon Park (1701 Santa Fe Trail), Best Western Trinidad Inn (900 West Adams), Frontier Motel (815 East Goddard Avenue), Biggs RV Park (10301 Santa Fe Trail), Budget Host Inn (10301 Santa Fe Trail), Four Seasons Outfitters and Archery Range (147 East Main Street), Downtown Motel (516 East Main Street), Budget Summit Inn (I 25 & Exit 11).

Courts: Colorado State - State Courts- District Court (Courthouse), Colorado State - State Courts- County Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: John Gagliardi - Football coach, Arthur Roy Mitchell - Artist, Bennett Cohen - Screenwriter, Buster Adams - Baseball player, Carl A. Weeden - Navy officer, Erskine Sanford - Actor.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Trinidad and their reported violations in the past:

EL MORO HOEHNE PIPELINE ASSOC (Population served: 655, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TRES VALLES WEST (Population served: 54, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Trinidad that have no violations reported:

  • GREETVILLE CARBONDALE WATER (Population served: 210, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.1%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Trinidad in 2010:

  • 173 people in college/university student housing
  • 91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Trinidad in 2000:

  • 154 people in nursing homes
  • 107 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 47 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Banks with branches in Trinidad (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank in Trinidad: The First National Bank In Trinidad, Motor Bank Branch, Wal-Mart Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $182.9 mil, Deposits: $159.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Trinidad Corporation
  • Century Savings and Loan Association: Century Savings And Loan Association at 233 East Main St, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $105.5 mil, Deposits: $92.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • International Bank: North Convent Branch at 320 North Convent St, branch established on 2009/05/29. Info updated 2009/06/26: Bank assets: $308.8 mil, Deposits: $259.0 mil, headquarters in Raton, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Raton Capital Corporation
  • Bank of the West: Trinidad Branch at 125 North Commercial Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Trinidad:

Marital status in Trinidad, CO
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Trinidad:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,1964
Evangelical Protestant1,34313
Mainline Protestant2583
Other322
None1,678-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Las Animas County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

11.29 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

6.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.7%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Las Animas County:

10.3%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Trinidad:

49.1%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Trinidad:

46.6%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Trinidad:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Trinidad:

22.3%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Trinidad:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Trinidad:

35.4%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Trinidad:

78.7%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Trinidad, 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
Other Government Administration 31$175,316$67,8640$0
Police Protection - Officers 26$185,253$85,5010$0
Electric Power 23$194,280$101,3630$0
Firefighters 19$144,333$91,1580$0
Water Supply 17$112,479$79,3970$0
Parks and Recreation 17$98,396$69,45627$42,490
Streets and Highways 15$90,027$72,0220$0
Gas Supply 14$87,283$74,8140$0
Financial Administration 13$80,899$74,6760$0
Police - Other 13$57,368$52,9550$0
Sewerage 12$98,391$98,3910$0
Local Libraries 5$19,796$47,5100$0
Solid Waste Management 4$24,924$74,7720$0
Judicial and Legal 3$17,354$69,4160$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 1$1,867
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 212$1,386,099$78,45828$44,357

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,371,000 ($169.83)
    Police Protection: $161,000 ($19.94)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($4.34)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.12)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,480,000 ($926.55)
    Gas Utilities: $3,621,000 ($448.53)
    Police Protection: $1,814,000 ($224.70)
    General - Other: $1,680,000 ($208.10)
    Water Utilities: $1,645,000 ($203.77)
    Regular Highways: $1,346,000 ($166.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,311,000 ($162.39)
    Sewerage: $1,151,000 ($142.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,083,000 ($134.15)
    Financial Administration: $565,000 ($69.99)
    Central Staff Services: $525,000 ($65.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $294,000 ($36.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $160,000 ($19.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($15.24)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,362,000 ($168.71)
    Other: $276,000 ($34.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $158,000 ($19.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($8.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $288,000 ($35.67)
    Interest Earnings: $119,000 ($14.74)
    Special Assessments: $92,000 ($11.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $49,000 ($6.07)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,011,000 ($992.32)
    Gas Utilities: $4,605,000 ($570.42)
    Water Utilities: $2,359,000 ($292.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $674,000 ($83.49)
    Other: $246,000 ($30.47)
    Water Utilities: $212,000 ($26.26)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,848,000 ($600.52)
    Property: $1,432,000 ($177.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $476,000 ($58.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $112,000 ($13.87)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $78,000 ($9.66)
    Motor Vehicle License: $34,000 ($4.21)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.37)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,154,000 ($762.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,883,000 ($728.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $474,000 ($58.71)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000 ($25.15)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,876,000 ($232.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,386,000 ($2029.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,120,000 ($386.47)

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

Here:

7.79%
Colorado average:

10.99%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pueblo County, CO  0.53% ($26,346 average AGI)
from Colfax County, NM  0.47% ($35,696)


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

Here:

7.23%
Colorado average:

9.96%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pueblo County, CO  0.98% ($39,708 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.55% ($44,370)
Businesses in Trinidad, CO
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Quality1
Big O Tires1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Safeway1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
FedEx5Subway1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
KFC1U-Haul2
La Quinta1UPS5
MasterBrand Cabinets2Vons1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Trinidad:

  • KCRT (1240 AM; 0 kW; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: PHILLIPS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRTN (1490 AM; 1 kW; RATON, NM; Owner: RATON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Trinidad:

  • KCRT-FM (92.5 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: PHILLIPS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K207BN (89.3 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KBKZ (96.5 FM; RATON, NM; Owner: PHILLIPS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K202CU (88.3 FM; JANSEN, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K219CP (91.7 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRTN-FM (93.9 FM; RATON, NM; Owner: RATON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIT (99.1 FM; ANGEL FIRE, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216CT (91.1 FM; EAGLE NEST, NM; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K278AO (103.5 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: JEANNIE SCHOTTLE)

TV broadcast stations around Trinidad:

  • K03DO (Channel 3; HOEHNE, CO; Owner: VALLEY METRO.RECREATION DISTRICT)
  • K07HK (Channel 7; HOEHNE, CO; Owner: VALLEY METRO.RECREATION DISTRICT)
  • K09HU (Channel 9; HOEHNE, CO; Owner: VALLEY METRO.RECREATION DISTRICT)
Trinidad fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Trinidad fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 984ft / 300mTotal length
  • $8,257,000Total costs
  • 222,145Total average daily traffic
  • 25,936Total average daily truck traffic
  • 237,234Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Trinidad, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Trinidad, CO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Trinidad)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Trinidad, CO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Trinidad)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Trinidad)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 55. The highest number of fires - 115 took place in 2011, and the least - 31 in 2015. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Trinidad, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.1%), and Structure Fires (24.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Trinidad, CO
    • 42652.1%Outside Fires
    • 20424.9%Structure Fires
    • 12715.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 617.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Trinidad, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Trinidad, Colorado:

  • Quality Inn Trinidad, 3125 Toupal Dr, Trinidad, Colorado 81082 , Phone: (719) 497-8000, Fax: (719) 497-8008
  • Trinidad Super 8 Motel, 1924 Freedom Rd, Trinidad, Colorado 81082 , Phone: (719) 846-8280, Fax: (719) 846-3323
  • Holiday Inn & Suites Trinidad, 3130 Santa Fe Trail Dr, Trinidad, Colorado 81082 , Phone: (719) 845-8400, Fax: (719) 845-8401
  • Rodeway Inn Trinidad, 9800 Santa Fe Trl, Trinidad, Colorado 81082 , Phone: (719) 846-2251, Fax: (719) 846-2254
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites of Trinidad, 2833 Toupal Dr, Trinidad, Colorado 81082 , Phone: (719) 845-0102, Fax: (718) 845-0201
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Trinidad, Colorado
Most common first names in Trinidad, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17282.3 years
John15074.9 years
Joe13576.1 years
Frank9078.1 years
Charles7372.7 years
William5878.5 years
Rose5777.9 years
George5673.6 years
Jose5579.6 years
Joseph5570.9 years
Most common last names in Trinidad, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez10576.7 years
Trujillo7375.0 years
Gonzales7373.7 years
Montoya5975.3 years
Romero5777.3 years
Garcia5673.7 years
Vigil5077.9 years
Sanchez4668.4 years
Lopez4175.9 years
Cordova4175.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Trinidad, CO
  • 86.2%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Trinidad, CO
  • 75.1%Utility gas
  • 23.9%Electricity
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood


Trinidad compared to Colorado state average:

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

Trinidad on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
There are 7 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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  • Michael V. Robb (2)
  • David R. Hill (2)
  • Aaron Williamson (1)
  • Elizabeth Ann Danielson (1)
  • Michael Joseph Felthager, Sr. (1)
  • Mark Eric Danielson (1)
  • Bill B. Blatnick (1)
  • Michael Felthager (1)
  • Kelli Dochter (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2020.