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Population in 2012: 2,977 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -28.8%
Males: 1,542  (51.8%)
Females: 1,435  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  47.0 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81089.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,069 (it was $22,005 in 2000)
Walsenburg:

$24,069
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,834

Walsenburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,993 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Walsenburg:

$74,993
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $94,079; Detached houses: $96,337; Mobile homes: $64,157

Median gross rent in 2012: $615.

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  • Hispanic - 1,839 (59.4%)
  • White alone - 731 (23.6%)
  • Two or more races - 347 (11.2%)
  • Black alone - 124 (4.0%)
  • Asian alone - 46 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Walsenburg: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (12.4%), Irish (7.5%), Italian (5.9%), United States (2.4%), Scottish (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 6/16/1873

Elevation: 6182 feet

Land area: 2.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,278 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Walsenburg:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walsenburg city:

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

138 residents are foreign born

This city:  4.5%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Walsenburg, Colorado as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Walsenburg to the number of sex offenders is 129 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $378 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $537 (0.6%)

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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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $51,700
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.63 N, Longitude: 104.78 W

Area code: 719

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Crime rates in Walsenburg by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2011 2012
Murders 01111000
per 100,000 0.022.824.424.625.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000113
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.025.532.099.3
Robberies 12210006
per 100,000 23.345.748.924.60.00.00.0198.6
Assaults 17169121419416
per 100,000 395.8365.2220.0295.4349.7485.4128.2529.6
Burglaries 2125341018322736
per 100,000 488.9570.6831.3246.2449.6817.6865.11191.7
Thefts 8068535278856087
per 100,000 1862.61552.21295.81280.21948.12171.71922.52879.8
Auto thefts 64344502
per 100,000 139.791.373.398.599.9127.70.066.2
Arson 01041100
per 100,000 0.022.80.098.525.025.50.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.9) 206.0241.7223.5192.0237.2271.8188.7448.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
Colorado average:

2.23

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Walsenburg, Colorado accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.0%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +889 (+27.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Utilities (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (60%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Information (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Walsenburg-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.0 miles away from the Walsenburg city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 7/10/1978, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walsenburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 40% 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 Walsenburg 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 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 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 Walsenburg 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 (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Matthew G. Martínez - Marine, Xavier Atencio - Animator, Debora Greger - Poet.


Hospitals/medical centers in Walsenburg:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Walsenburg, CO

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walsenburg:

  • Pueblo Community College (about 45 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,683)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 49 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 4,083)
  • Adams State College (about 62 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 79 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 5,185)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 88 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (about 88 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 96 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,620)

Public high schools in Walsenburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Walsenburg:

See full list of schools located in Walsenburg, School District: HUERFANO RE-1

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)

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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 USHighway 85 87), Best Western Rambler Motel (457 USHighway 85 87), Knights Inn Walsenburg CO (22808 Highway 160 West).

 
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:

SPANISH PEAKS SCOUT RANCH (Address: 13011 CO RD 340-1 , Population served: 350, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2002)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2001. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2001), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SAN LUIS LAKES STATE PARK (Address: 70 CR 502 , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.5%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 27.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.7% for American Indian residents, 15.7% for other race residents, 67.7% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Walsenburg, CO

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

Walsenburg compared to Colorado state average:

Walsenburg, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Walsenburg, Colorado:

  • Knights Inn, 22808 Hwy 160W, Walsenburg, CO 81089 , Phone: (719) 738-2167
  • Best Western Rambler, 457 Us Hwy 85-87, Walsenburg, CO 81089 , Phone: (719) 738-1121, Fax: (719) 738-1093
  • Rio Cucharas Inn, 77 Taylor Blvd, Walsenburg, CO 81089 , Phone: (719) 738-1282, Fax: (719) 738-1295
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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Walsenburg travel time to work - commute


Walsenburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Walsenburg city (based on Huerfano County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.22%
Here54.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchVineyard USAChurches of Christ
Adherents80.9%5.9%3.9%3.6%1.4%
Congregations27.8%11.1%11.1%5.6%5.6%
NameJewishAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents0.9%0.7%0.7%0.7%1.3%
Congregations-5.6%5.6%5.6%22.2%
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: 2
Huerfano County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

16.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Huerfano County:

18.3%
Colorado:

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

6.2%
State:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$8,863$53,1780$0
Other Government Administration 5$9,731$23,3548$1,494
Judicial and Legal 1$2,001$24,0121$600
Police Protection - Officers 11$27,950$30,4910$0
Police - Other 8$16,131$24,1970$0
Streets and Highways 5$12,456$29,8940$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,799$22,7940$0
Water Supply 11$26,262$28,6490$0
Gas Supply 3$7,984$31,9360$0
Other and Unallocable 3$6,739$26,9561$1,328
Totals for Government 51$121,916$28,68610$3,422

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,394,000 ($468.26)
    Regular Highways: $893,000 ($299.97)
    Police Protection: $640,000 ($214.98)
    Water Utilities: $495,000 ($166.27)
    Fire Protection: $49,000 ($16.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $44,000 ($14.78)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $7,000 ($2.35)
    Benefit Payments: $6,000 ($2.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,404,000 ($471.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $44,000 ($14.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,003,000 ($336.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($18.14)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $26,000 ($8.73)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $4,000 ($1.34)
    From Other Government: $4,000 ($1.34)
    From Local Government: $4,000 ($1.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $24,000 ($8.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($6.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($6.38)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,717,000 ($576.76)
    Water Utilities: $671,000 ($225.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $119,000 ($39.97)
    General Support: $9,000 ($3.02)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $753,000 ($252.94)
    Property: $273,000 ($91.70)
    NEC: $103,000 ($34.60)
    Motor Vehicle License: $13,000 ($4.37)

Walsenburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $905,000 ($304.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $805,000 ($270.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $100,000 ($33.59)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $72,000 ($24.19)
    Total Other Securities: $3,000 ($1.01)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,013,000 ($676.18)

9.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
Colorado average:

10.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pueblo County, CO  1.22% ($16,222 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  0.59% ($60,308)
from El Paso County, CO  0.59% ($29,462)


9.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,433 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Colorado average:

10.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pueblo County, CO  2.27% ($28,460 average AGI)
to Las Animas County, CO  0.50% ($35,364)
to Denver County, CO  0.45% ($20,800)

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)

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

Walsenburg, Colorado:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Colorado average:
  • Fatal accident count: 147
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 66
  • Fatalities: 158
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 391
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

Walsenburg fatal accident list:

May 23, 2007 02:10 AM, Sr-25 Busn Rt, Lat: 37.638833, Lon: -104.789622, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Nov 15, 1979 04:11 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1976 07:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 24, 1975 08:19 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 114 meters (374ft)
Total costs: $6,168,000
Total average daily traffic: 47,714
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,611

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 10
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Walsenburg, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Walsenburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Walsenburg, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (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: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Walsenburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Walsenburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Walsenburg


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

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
Businesses in Walsenburg, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Safeway1
Best Western1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
Knights Inn1Vons1
Kroger1

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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children"
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