Westcreek, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 129. Population change since 2000: +22.9%
Males: 76  (59.5%)
Females: 53  (40.5%)
Median resident age:  49.1 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years

Zip code: 80135

Estimated median household income in 2016: $93,626 (it was $71,042 in 2000)
Westcreek:

$93,626
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,225 (it was $20,238 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $299,340 (it was $275,000 in 2000)
Westcreek:

$299,340
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $246,804; Detached houses: $246,752
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  • Races in Westcreek, CO (2010)

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    • 11992.2%White alone
    • 32.3%Asian alone
    • 32.3%Hispanic
    • 21.6%American Indian alone
    • 21.6%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Westcreek: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scottish (30.0%), American (18.0%), German (16.0%), Italian (14.0%), English (12.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7493 feet

Land area: 3.72 square miles.

Population density: 35 people per square mile   (very low).

Westcreek, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Westcreek:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 51.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westcreek CDP:

  • Never married: 7.5%
  • Now married: 72.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 20.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,101 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,854 (0.8%)

Westcreek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (27.7 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (547.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Woodland Park, CO (3.4 miles ), Perry Park, CO (3.4 miles ), Divide, CO (3.4 miles ), Palmer Lake, CO (3.7 miles ), Florissant, CO (3.9 miles) , Larkspur, CO (4.0 miles ), Monument, CO (4.0 miles ), Green Mountain Falls, CO (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.15 N, Longitude: 105.16 W

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

2.6%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (37%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (32%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (28%)
  • 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
  • Material moving occupations (37%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (32%)
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (28%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Westcreek, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Westcreek-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Westcreek place center .

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 tornado 24.1 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westcreek-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 225.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 561.8 miles away from Westcreek center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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) earthquake occurred 155.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 432.3 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 144.5 miles away from Westcreek center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 21.0 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 Douglas County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westcreek topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westcreek:

  • United States Air Force Academy (about 18 miles; USAFA, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,088)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 25 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 25 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 26 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado College (about 28 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 33 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 6,619)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 34 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)

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Reservoir: J O Hill Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Trail Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 24.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.509. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.509
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 17.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.64
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.1%
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.6%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
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:

7.9
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westcreek CDP (based on Douglas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,82786
Catholic22,3604
Other13,64934
Mainline Protestant13,18212
Orthodox--
None185,447-
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: 22
Douglas County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Douglas County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Douglas County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 173
Here:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

16.0%
Colorado:

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

7.0%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Westcreek:

28.9
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.9%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Westcreek:

8.9%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Westcreek:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.1%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

56.9%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Westcreek:

73.5%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Westcreek, CO Residents

10.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($71,552 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.01%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($810 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.08%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Arapahoe County, CO  2.14% ($61,256 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  1.08% ($59,628)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.90% ($64,844)


9.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.47%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.09%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Arapahoe County, CO  2.25% ($57,635 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  1.32% ($56,554)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.77% ($55,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westcreek:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, 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.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westcreek:

  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, 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.)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KEPC (89.7 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Westcreek)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Westcreek Site Fern Creek & Rampart Rg Rd (Lat: 39.174444 Lon: -105.033861), Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: KFN700
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.265 MHzGrant Date: 12/06/2013, Expiration Date: 02/14/2024Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7644, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • WESTCREEK, Westcreek & Fern Rd (Lat: 39.174417 Lon: -105.034417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WNEK738
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/05/2008, Expiration Date: 11/23/2018Registrant: County Of Jefferson, 200 Jefferson County Pkwy, Golden, CO 80401, Phone: (303) 271-5362, Fax: (303) 271-5375, Email:
  • WESTCREEK, Approximately 10 Miles East (Lat: 39.174194 Lon: -105.034056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WNTD996
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6685.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2011, Expiration Date: 10/29/2021, Certifier: Ronald D ObermuellerRegistrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6749, Fax: (202) 293-7783, Email:
  • STATION, W Creek Site 10 Mi E Of (Lat: 39.174417 Lon: -105.034417), Overall height: 62.5 m, Call Sign: WNTP491
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.750 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/2002, Expiration Date: 07/29/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2012Registrant: Phone: (303) 452-6111
  • Westcreek, Westcreek And Fern Rd (Lat: 39.174444 Lon: -105.033861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 57 m, Call Sign: WPWH978, Licensee ID: L00001440
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, 6565.62 MHz, 6555.62 MHzGrant Date: 08/29/2012, Expiration Date: 11/20/2022, Certifier: Dennis KalvelsRegistrant: State Of Colorado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7764, Email:
  • WESTCREEK, 6.9 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 39.175806 Lon: -105.034694), Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: KAY69
    Assigned Frequencies: 4198.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2000Registrant: Phone: (404) 810-4020
  • WESTCREEK, 6.9 Miles Ene Of (Lat: 39.175806 Lon: -105.034694), Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: KXR32, Licensee ID: L00020595
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.20 MHz, 6375.20 MHzGrant Date: 11/18/1993, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/12/1999Registrant: At&t Communications Of The Mountain States Inc, 1200 Peachtree Ne 15w27, Atlanta, GA 30309

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$179,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0143.00

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Utility gas (12%)

Westcreek compared to Colorado 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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