Westcliffe, Colorado

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Population in 2019: 628 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +50.6%
Males: 269  (43.0%)
Females: 359  (57.0%)
Median resident age:

54.7 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years

Zip codes: 81252.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,988 (it was $23,125 in 2000)
Westcliffe:

$35,988
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,491 (it was $14,047 in 2000)

Westcliffe town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $239,427 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Westcliffe:

$239,427
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $240,240; detached houses: $263,661; mobile homes: $16,483

Median gross rent in 2019: $718.

March 2019 cost of living index in Westcliffe: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 26.1%
(27.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Westcliffe, CO (2019)
    • 34892.3%White alone
    • 215.6%Hispanic
    • 30.8%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Westcliffe, Colorado as of January 18, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Westcliffe is 41 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (19.3%), French (10.2%), English (9.1%), European (9.1%), American (8.6%), Norwegian (7.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7888 feet

Land area: 1.14 square miles.

Population density: 553 people per square mile   (low).

Westcliffe, Colorado map

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Colorado:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $961 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (46.9 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (62.3 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (488.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Silver Cliff, CO (1.2 miles ),
Crestone, CO (4.0 miles),
Coaldale, CO (4.8 miles ),
Rockvale, CO (4.8 miles ),
Williamsburg, CO (4.9 miles ),
Lincoln Park, CO (4.9 miles ),
Brookside, CO (4.9 miles ),
Cotopaxi, CO (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 38.13 N, Longitude: 105.47 W

Area code: 719

Distribution of median household income in Westcliffe, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Westcliffe, CO in 2019
Westcliffe satellite photo by USGS

Westcliffe tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Colorado:

6.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+32.0%).
Most common industries in Westcliffe, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (17.3%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (29.9%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.7%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Westcliffe, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Carpenters (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Construction laborers (7.2%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)

Average climate in Westcliffe, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Westcliffe-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 792% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 519.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from Westcliffe center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from Westcliffe center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Custer County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westcliffe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Westcliffe:

  • HOSPICE OF CUSTER COUNTY (FIFTH AND ROSITA)

Airports located in Westcliffe:

See details about airports located in Westcliffe, CO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westcliffe:

  • Pueblo Community College (about 46 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 50 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Adams State University (about 51 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 58 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 61 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 63 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 63 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)

Public high school in Westcliffe:

Public elementary/middle schools in Westcliffe:

See full list of schools located in Westcliffe

Library in Westcliffe:

  • WEST CUSTER COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $221,889; Location: 209 MAIN STREET; 10,171 books; 622 audio materials; 1,301 video materials; 1 other licensed databases; 22 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Westcliffe: Custer County Emergency Medical Services (A), Wet Mountain Fire Protection District Station 1 (B), Custer County Sheriff's Office (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Courtyard Inn (410 Main Street), All Aboard Westcliffe (Tours & Charters; 110 Rosita Circle).

Hotels: Cross D Bar Trout Ranch (2299 County Road 328), Antler Liquor & Motel (102 South 6), Courtyard Inn (410 Main Street), Golden Corner Motel (110 South 2nd Street).

Birthplace of: Julius Wagner - College football player and coach.

Custer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.0%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

1.0%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

150 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Westcliffe (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Colorado: Westcliffe Branch at 1000 Main Street, branch established on 1979/01/02. Info updated 2010/07/09: Bank assets: $179.8 mil, Deposits: $155.0 mil, headquarters in Hotchkiss, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Custer Bancorp.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Westcliffe Branch at 59000 Highway 69, branch established on 2004/09/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Westcliffe:

Marital status in Westcliffe, CO
  • Never married: 35.3%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

For population 25 years and over in Westcliffe:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Colorado average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Westcliffe
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westcliffe, CO (based on Custer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7036
Catholic5431
Mainline Protestant2642
Other1192
None2,626-
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: 1
Custer County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Custer County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

15.00 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.7%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Custer County:

16.8%
Colorado:

18.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.5%
Colorado:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Westcliffe:

45.1%
Colorado:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Westcliffe:

28.9
Colorado:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.3%
Colorado:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Westcliffe:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Westcliffe:

36.4%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Westcliffe:

54.4%
State:

57.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.1%
Colorado:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Westcliffe, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$4,665$27,9900$0
Parks and Recreation 2$1,005$6,0300$0
Financial Administration 2$5,727$34,3621$1,976
Totals for Government 6$11,397$22,7941$1,976

Westcliffe government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $80,000 ($127.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($65.29)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($52.55)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($46.18)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($27.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $80,000 ($127.39)

Westcliffe government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($3.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.59)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $368,000 ($585.99)
    Property: $58,000 ($92.36)

Westcliffe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,367,000 ($2176.75)

12.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.84%
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 Fremont County, CO  1.33% ($52,000 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  1.16% ($84,900)
Businesses in Westcliffe, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Westcliffe:

  • 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.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, 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)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westcliffe:

  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K219CF (91.7 FM; DEL NORTE, ETC., CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILO (94.3 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KRDO-FM (95.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Westcliffe:

  • K07BW (Channel 7; WESTCLIFFE, CO; Owner: CUSTER COUNTY)
  • K09DY (Channel 9; WESTCLIFFE, CO; Owner: CUSTER COUNTY)

Westcliffe fatal accident list:

Jul 31, 2012 01:19 PM, Sr-69, Lat: 38.117778, Lon: -105.461111, Vehicles: 5, Persons: 7, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 2
Oct 13, 2007 10:30 AM, Main St, Lat: 38.136100, Lon: -105.469528, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.5mTotal length
  • $451,000Total costs
  • 10,347Total average daily traffic
  • 486Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,453Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Approximately 16 Miles Se Of (Lat: 38.041944 Lon: -105.186111), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN399
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2019, Expiration Date: 10/01/2029, Certifier: William H JohnsonRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • W. P Robinson, Westcliffe, Colorado (Lat: 37.994278 Lon: -105.461667), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 60.9 m, Registrant: United States Cp, LLC, Prkr3611@aol.Com, , Green-sboro, Phone: (336) 286-2087
  • Donna-Marie Stipo, 702 Rosita Ave. (Lat: 38.134000 Lon: -105.462583), Type: 48.8, Structure height: 08027 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Tillman Infrastructure LLC, Dmstipo@tillmaninfrastructure.Com, 27th Floor, New Y-ork, Phone: (212) 706-1677
  • Donna-Marie Stipo, 702 Rosita Ave. (Lat: 38.134000 Lon: -105.462583), Type: 48.8, Structure height: 08027 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Tillman Infrastructure LLC, Dmstipo@tillmaninfrastructure.Com, 27th Floor, New Y-ork, Phone: (212) 706-1677
  • Donna-Marie Stipo, 702 Rosita Ave. (Lat: 38.134000 Lon: -105.462583), Type: 48.8, Structure height: 08027 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: Tillman Infrastructure LLC, Dmstipo@tillmaninfrastructure.Com, 27th Floor, New Y-ork, Phone: (212) 706-1677

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Westcliffe, CO)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

21 (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:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westcliffe)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Westcliffe)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of fire incidents - 41 took place in 2016, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Westcliffe, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (65.2%), and Structure Fires (25.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Westcliffe, CO
    • 18965.2%Outside Fires
    • 7425.5%Structure Fires
    • 186.2%Other
    • 93.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westcliffe, CO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Westcliffe, CO
  • 50.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.8%Solar energy
  • 14.2%Wood
  • 9.7%Electricity
  • 8.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Westcliffe, CO
  • 39.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 39.4%Electricity
  • 10.1%Other fuel
  • 8.1%Wood
  • 3.0%Utility gas


Westcliffe compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Westcliffe on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Chile (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
There are 19 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
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  • Vernon Roth (2)
  • George Jeffery Mowry (2)
  • David Kamholz (1)
  • Myron L. Mullett (1)
  • Richard Wunnebuger (1)
  • Martin Fred Houhoulis (1)
  • Jeff Mowry (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2022.