For population 25 years and over in Walsenburg:
For population 15 years and over in Walsenburg city:
177 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $414 (0.5%)
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 ), 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 ), Cokedale, CO (5.9 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.63 N, Longitude: 104.78 W
Area code: 719
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Walsenburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +889 (+27.0%).
Work and jobs in Walsenburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Walsenburg, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Matthew G. MartÃnez - Marine, Xavier Atencio - Animator, Debora Greger - Poet.
Hospital/medical center in Walsenburg:
Airports located in Walsenburg:
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Public high schools in Walsenburg:
See full list of schools located in Walsenburg, School District: HUERFANO RE-1
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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:SAN LUIS LAKES STATE PARK (Address: 70 CR 502 , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 34.0%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 36.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 6.9% for other race residents, 71.6% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Walsenburg (based on Huerfano County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
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Walsenburg government finances in 2002(per resident):
9.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,751 average adjusted gross income)
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:
9.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,433 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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: 16See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Walsenburg, CO
Total length: 114 meters (374ft)
Total costs: $6,168,000
Total average daily traffic: 47,714
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,611
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:
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