Vilas, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 110 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 49  (44.8%)
Females: 61  (55.2%)
Median resident age:  30.4 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years

Zip code: 81087

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,707 (it was $34,167 in 2000)
Vilas:

$33,707
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,346 (it was $15,198 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $65,310 (it was $23,300 in 2000)
Vilas:

$65,310
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $60,000; Detached houses: $77,293; Mobile homes: $7,294

Median gross rent in 2016: $732.

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  • Races in Vilas, CO (2010)

    Vilas races chart
    • 9482.5%White alone
    • 1614.0%Hispanic
    • 21.8%Two or more races
    • 10.9%American Indian alone
    • 10.9%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vilas: 89.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (37.5%), German (12.5%), English (4.2%), Swedish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 6/25/1888

Elevation: 4160 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 844 people per square mile   (low).

Vilas, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Vilas:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vilas town:

  • Never married: 11.4%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 8.3%
  • Widowed: 1.0%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

7 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America).

This town:

4.2%
Colorado:

9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Vilas, Colorado as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Vilas to the number of sex offenders is 165 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $208 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $462 (0.6%)

Vilas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (133.8 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (164.0 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (450.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Walsh, CO (3.0 miles ), Springfield, CO (3.1 miles ), Two Buttes, CO (3.6 miles) , Campo, CO (4.5 miles) , Pritchett, CO (4.8 miles) , Two Butte Creek, CO (5.6 miles ), Manter, KS (5.7 miles) , Richfield, KS (6.1 miles) .

Latitude: 37.37 N, Longitude: 102.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Vilas household income distribution Vilas home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

1.7%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+5.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (66%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (35%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (34%)
  • Transportation occupations (31%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Vilas, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Vilas-area historical tornado activity is near Colorado state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Vilas town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vilas-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 8% 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 131.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.3 miles away from Vilas 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) earthquake occurred 136.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.6 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 137.4 miles away from Vilas center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 315.1 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 Baca County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Coye Dunn - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Vilas:

  • WALSH HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WALSH, CO)
  • SOUTHEAST COLORADO HOSPITAL LTC CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, CO)
  • SOUTHEAST COLORADO HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vilas:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 134 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 135 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Amarillo College (about 155 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 160 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 165 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 166 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 168 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)

Public high school in Vilas:

Public elementary/middle schools in Vilas:

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

Baca County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.8%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.6%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vilas town (based on Baca County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant57416
Mainline Protestant3423
Catholic2002
Other3-
None2,669-
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: 2
Baca County:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Baca County:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Baca County:

23.8%
Colorado:

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

16.2%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.1%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.8%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.9%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vilas:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.9%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Vilas:

48.5%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Vilas:

73.2%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vilas, 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 0$0 1$753
Totals for Government 0$0 1$753

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

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $5,000 ($45.45)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($27.27)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($18.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($9.09)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($9.09)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($9.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($63.64)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $6,000 ($54.55)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($63.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($9.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($54.55)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($45.45)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($9.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $47,000 ($427.27)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Colorado average:

9.68%

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

5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,806 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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 Prowers County, CO  0.75% ($23,900 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vilas:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vilas:

  • K207BK (89.3 FM; WALSH, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Vilas:

  • K64CT (Channel 64; SPRINGFIELD, CO; Owner: BACA COUNTY)
  • K66CW (Channel 66; SPRINGFIELD, CO; Owner: BACA COUNTY)
  • K68CR (Channel 68; SPRINGFIELD, CO; Owner: BACA COUNTY)
  • K62CT (Channel 62; SPRINGFIELD, CO; Owner: BACA COUNTY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Substation 1 Mi W (Lat: 37.393917 Lon: -102.483250), Call Sign: KNGH799, Licensee ID: L00097088
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.025 MHz, 456.075 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/2002, Expiration Date: 05/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2012Registrant: Tri State Generation And Transmission Association Inc, Denver, CO 80233, Phone: (303) 452-6111

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Electricity (21%)

Vilas 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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