Walsenburg, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 2,960 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -29.2%
Males: 1,593  (53.8%)
Females: 1,367  (46.2%)
Median resident age:

47.6 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81089.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,221 (it was $22,005 in 2000)
Walsenburg:

$32,221
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,474 (it was $11,562 in 2000)

Walsenburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $135,332 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Walsenburg:

$135,332
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $126,439; detached houses: $128,300; mobile homes: $68,510

Median gross rent in 2017: $682.

March 2019 cost of living index in Walsenburg: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.9%
(22.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.3% for American Indian residents, 73.1% for other race residents, 19.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Walsenburg, CO (2010)
    • 1,71756.0%Hispanic
    • 1,27341.5%White alone
    • 331.1%American Indian alone
    • 250.8%Two or more races
    • 100.3%Black alone
    • 30.10%Asian alone
    • 40.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.10%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Walsenburg, Colorado as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Walsenburg is 75 to 1.


Crime rates in Walsenburg by year

Type

2005

2007

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(25.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.5)
1
(32.0)
3
(99.3)
3
(101.4)
3
(103.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(139.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(198.6)
6
(202.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(174.8)
8
(278.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(349.7)
19
(485.4)
4
(128.2)
16
(529.6)
9
(304.1)
11
(379.3)
16
(559.2)
9
(313.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(449.6)
32
(817.6)
27
(865.1)
36
(1,192)
20
(675.7)
25
(862.1)
39
(1,363)
76
(2,647)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
78
(1,948)
85
(2,172)
60
(1,922)
87
(2,880)
72
(2,432)
70
(2,414)
95
(3,321)
107
(3,727)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(99.9)
5
(127.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(66.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(103.4)
4
(139.8)
13
(452.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(25.0)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(67.6)
3
(103.4)
4
(139.8)
3
(104.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)237.3271.8188.7448.9347.3392.8403.7628.4

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City-data.com crime index in Walsenburg, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Colorado average:

2.28
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Ancestries: German (7.5%), American (5.8%), Italian (5.5%), Irish (2.6%), English (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 6/16/1873

Elevation: 6182 feet

Land area: 2.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,271 people per square mile   (low).

Walsenburg, Colorado map

31 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $622 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $521 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (45.2 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (85.5 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (498.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

La Veta, CO (3.8 miles ),
Lynn, CO (4.0 miles),
Aguilar, CO (4.1 miles ),
Rye, CO (4.7 miles ),
Colorado City, CO (4.7 miles ),
Gardner, CO (5.3 miles ),
Weston, CO (5.6 miles ),
Beulah Valley, CO (5.7 miles )

Latitude: 37.63 N, Longitude: 104.78 W

Area code: 719

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

7.5%
Colorado:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +889 (+27.0%).
Most common industries in Walsenburg, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.3%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Apparel (4.0%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.2%)
  • Public administration (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Walsenburg, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Walsenburg, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Walsenburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 90% 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 48.9 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 39.2 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 34.7 miles away from Walsenburg 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 53.5 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 55.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.7 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 Huerfano County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Walsenburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Walsenburg:

  • SPANISH PEAKS REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 23500 US HWY 160)
  • COLORADO STATE VETERANS NURSING HOME-WALSENBURG (23500 U S HIGHWAY 160)
  • WALSENBURG CARE CTR (135 W 7TH ST)
  • WALSENBURG DIALYSIS (FMC) (23450 HIGHWAY 160)
  • MOUNTAIN CREEK HOME HEALTH (601 S ALBERT STREET, SUITE A)

Airports located in Walsenburg:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walsenburg:

  • Pueblo Community College (about 45 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 49 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Adams State University (about 62 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 79 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 85 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 88 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 88 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)

Public high school in Walsenburg:

  • JOHN MALL HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 355 WEST PINE STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Walsenburg:

  • PEAKVIEW SCHOOL (Students: 211, Location: 375 WEST PINE STREET, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Walsenburg

Library in Walsenburg:

  • SPANISH PEAKS LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $199,270; Location: 323 N MAIN STREET; 20,303 books; 1,964 audio materials; 2,066 video materials; 44 local licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Walsenburg: Union Depot (A), Huerfano County Detention Center (B), Huerfano County Courthouse (C), Saint Charles Hotel (D), Kirkpatrick Hotel (E), Klein Hotel (F), Walsenburg City Hall (G), Huerfano Ambulance Service (H), Huerfano County Fire Protection District / Walsenburg Fire Department (I), Huerfano County Sheriff's Office (J), Walsenburg Police Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Walsenburg include: Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Second Spanish Presbyterian Church (C), Community Church (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), United Church of Walsenburg (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Walsenburg: People's Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Walsenburg Mining Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 112 West 5th Street).

Hotels: LA Plaza Inn (118 West 6th Street), Alpha Motel (715 Walsen Avenue), Anchor Motel (1001 Main Street), Best Western Rambler (I-25 @ Exit 52), Budget Host Country Host Motel (553 US Highway 85 87), Best Western Rambler Motel (457 US Highway 85 87), Knights Inn Walsenburg CO (22808 Highway 160 West).

Birthplace of: Matthew G. Martínez - Marine, Xavier Atencio - Animator, Debora Greger - Poet.

Huerfano 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 Walsenburg and their reported violations in the past:

GARDNER WATER AND SANITATION DIST (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-26-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
  • 17 other older monitoring violations
SAN LUIS LAKES STATE PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.9%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
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

People in group quarters in Walsenburg in 2010:

  • 28 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Walsenburg in 2000:

  • 735 people in state prisons
  • 34 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Walsenburg (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank in Trinidad: Huerfano County Branch at 135 West Sixth Street, branch established on 1993/10/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $182.9 mil, Deposits: $159.9 mil, headquarters in Trinidad, CO, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Trinidad Corporation
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Walsenburg Branch at 501 Main Street, branch established on 1958/01/23. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Walsenburg:

Marital status in Walsenburg, CO
  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 34.2%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Walsenburg:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Walsenburg, CO (based on Huerfano County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,5084
Evangelical Protestant5566
Mainline Protestant3744
Other612
None2,212-
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
Here:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Huerfano County:

16.64 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

6.7%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.2%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Walsenburg:

46.3%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Walsenburg:

11.3%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.3%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

54.3%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Walsenburg:

79.4%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Walsenburg, 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
Police Protection - Officers 14$70,438$60,3750$0
Water Supply 14$66,184$56,7290$0
Police - Other 10$40,652$48,7820$0
Streets and Highways 6$31,391$62,7820$0
Other Government Administration 6$24,523$49,04610$2,250
Gas Supply 4$20,121$60,3630$0
Other and Unallocable 4$16,983$50,9491$2,000
Parks and Recreation 3$9,574$38,2960$0
Financial Administration 3$22,336$89,3440$0
Judicial and Legal 1$5,043$60,5161$904
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 65$307,245$56,72212$5,154

Walsenburg government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $2,087,000 ($705.07)
    Water Utilities: $677,000 ($228.72)
    General - Other: $377,000 ($127.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $135,000 ($45.61)
    Central Staff Services: $116,000 ($39.19)
    Financial Administration: $68,000 ($22.97)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($19.59)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($9.80)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $80,000 ($27.03)
    Benefit Payments: $28,000 ($9.46)
    Corporate Bonds: $11,000 ($3.72)
    Withdrawals: $3,000 ($1.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,044,000 ($352.70)

Walsenburg government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $126,000 ($42.57)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $26,000 ($8.78)
    From Other Governments: $21,000 ($7.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $222,000 ($75.00)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($6.42)
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($3.38)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,174,000 ($734.46)
    Water Utilities: $686,000 ($231.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $39,000 ($13.18)
    Other: $19,000 ($6.42)
  • Tax - Property: $445,000 ($150.34)
    Severance: $39,000 ($13.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $29,000 ($9.80)
    Motor Vehicle License: $19,000 ($6.42)

Walsenburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $10,000 ($3.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $280,000 ($94.59)

6.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,331 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
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  1.16% ($33,040 average AGI)
Businesses in Walsenburg, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kroger1
Best Western1Safeway1
Carl\s Jr.1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
Knights Inn1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Walsenburg:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walsenburg:

  • KSPK (102.3 FM; WALSENBURG, CO; Owner: MAINSTREET BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • K206BX (89.1 FM; WALSENBURG, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Walsenburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Walsenburg fatal accident list:

May 23, 2007 02:10 AM, Sr-25 Busn Rt, Lat: 37.638833, Lon: -104.789622, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 15, 2002 10:00 AM, I-25, Lat: 37.632272, Lon: -104.768730, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 3, 2000 07:03 PM, I-25, Lat: 37.632272, Lon: -104.768730, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 15, 1979 04:11 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 24, 1976 08:19 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 24, 1975 08:19 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 361ft / 110mTotal length
  • $20,761,000Total costs
  • 113,682Total average daily traffic
  • 20,809Total average daily truck traffic
  • 121,737Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Walsenburg, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 171960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Walsenburg, CO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Walsenburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 85 (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 Walsenburg, CO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
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: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Walsenburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Walsenburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 25. The highest number of fire incidents - 54 took place in 2006, and the least - 5 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Walsenburg, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (62.9%), and Structure Fires (22.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Walsenburg, CO
    • 22262.9%Outside Fires
    • 8122.9%Structure Fires
    • 4813.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Walsenburg, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Walsenburg, Colorado:

  • Knights Inn, 22808 Hwy 160W, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089 , Phone: (719) 738-2167
  • Best Western Rambler, 457 Us Hwy 85-87, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089 , Phone: (719) 738-1121, Fax: (719) 738-1093
  • Rio Cucharas Inn, 77 Taylor Blvd, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089 , Phone: (719) 738-1282, Fax: (719) 738-1295
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Walsenburg, Colorado
Most common first names in Walsenburg, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8176.8 years
Mary6480.1 years
Joe5177.3 years
Jose4579.5 years
Frank3776.1 years
Maria3686.4 years
James3377.1 years
Joseph3274.1 years
Robert2970.3 years
William2874.1 years
Most common last names in Walsenburg, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez8576.3 years
Vigil5780.1 years
Garcia3677.6 years
Sandoval3076.7 years
Trujillo2880.2 years
Andreatta2280.6 years
Valdez2077.9 years
Cordova2081.3 years
Lucero1880.1 years
Cruz1769.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Walsenburg, CO
  • 59.6%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Electricity
  • 12.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.4%Wood
  • 1.0%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Walsenburg, CO
  • 79.3%Utility gas
  • 16.3%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Walsenburg compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Walsenburg on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
There are 7 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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