Weston, Colorado

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Population in July 2007: 1,617.
Males: 826  (51.1%)
Females: 791  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
Colorado median age:  34.3 years

Zip code: 81091

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,677 (it was $29,744 in 2000)
Weston:

$42,677
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,970 (it was $19,601 in 2000)

Weston CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $150,116 (it was $91,200 in 2000)
Weston:

$150,116
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $228,960; Detached houses: $259,851; Townhouses or other attached units: $102,531; Mobile homes: $125,855; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $160,960
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  • White alone - 1,002 (64.1%)
  • Hispanic - 513 (32.8%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Weston: 176.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6849 feet

Land area: 569.3 square miles.

Population density: 2.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Weston, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Weston:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Weston CCD:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Weston CCD:  0.3% ($229)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)
Weston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (76.7 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (116.4 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (476.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Stonewall Gap, CO (2.7 miles) , Segundo, CO (3.1 miles) , Valdez, CO (3.5 miles) , Cokedale, CO (4.0 miles) , Jansen, CO (4.6 miles) , Aguilar, CO (4.6 miles ), Starkville, CO (4.7 miles) , Trinidad, CO (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 37.18 N, Longitude: 104.91 W

Area code: 719

Weston household income distribution Weston home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Book stores and news dealers (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)

Work and jobs in Weston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Weston, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Weston-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 96% 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 19.9 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 8.1 miles away from Weston center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.5 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 22.9 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 23.9 miles away from Weston center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.7 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 Las Animas County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weston:

  • Adams State University (about 58 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 77 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 80 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 110 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 111 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • Colorado College (about 116 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 119 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)

Public high school in Weston:

Public elementary/middle school in Weston:

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Cemeteries: Weston Cemetery (1), Pacheca Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: South Fork Purgatoire River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Las Animas 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 Weston and their reported violations in the past:

STONEWALL SHOPPING BAG (Population served: 92, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-18-2007 to APR-16-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-18-2007 to APR-16-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-24-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-18-2007 to APR-16-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.4%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

16.4%
Whole state:

9.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

4.1%
41 people in job corps and vocational training facilities in 2000

Weston compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (80%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Weston CCD (based on Las Animas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.31%
Here: 79.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents84.0%5.5%2.4%1.9%1.0%
Congregations27.3%9.1%4.5%4.5%4.5%
NameJewishChurch of the NazareneEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.8%0.7%0.6%0.6%2.4%
Congregations-4.5%4.5%9.1%31.8%
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: 5
Las Animas County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Las Animas County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Las Animas County:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

11.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Las Animas County:

20.7%
Colorado:

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

10.3%
State:

9.6%

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Colorado average:

9.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, CO  0.49% ($21,040 average AGI)
from Pueblo County, CO  0.41% ($27,048)
from Colfax County, NM  0.26% ($42,462)


7.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Colorado average:

9.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pueblo County, CO  1.10% ($27,737 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.50% ($35,308)
to Denver County, CO  0.33% ($39,647)

Strongest AM radio stations in Weston:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Weston:

  • KKIT (99.1 FM; ANGEL FIRE, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216CT (91.1 FM; EAGLE NEST, NM; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KCRT-FM (92.5 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: PHILLIPS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K207BN (89.3 FM; TRINIDAD, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KBKZ (96.5 FM; RATON, NM; Owner: PHILLIPS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRTN-FM (93.9 FM; RATON, NM; Owner: RATON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Weston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 37.219000 Lon: -104.837778, Call Sign: WPYU670
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.375 MHz, 157.635 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/31/2003, Expiration Date: 10/31/2013, Certifier: Warren Mcdonald
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Approx 6.25 Miles West South West (Lat: 37.100556 Lon: -104.960556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.4 m, Call Sign: WQAG465
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.405 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/26/2004, Expiration Date: 05/26/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2010, Certifier: Ryan H Chavez
    Registrant: Communication Solutions, Inc., 4602 N Elizabeth Suite 110, Pueblo, CO 81008, Phone: (719) 547-2707
  • Lat: 37.100556 Lon: -104.960556, Call Sign: WQAN361
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.250 MHz, 468.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2004, Expiration Date: 07/07/2014, Certifier: Doug Johnson
    Registrant: Communication Solutions Inc, 105 Pine St, Trinidad, CO 81082, Phone: (719) 846-8714, Fax: (719) 520-1274
  • Lat: 37.210917 Lon: -105.012194, Call Sign: WQHE439
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2007, Expiration Date: 07/11/2017, Certifier: James Keathley
    Registrant: Communication Solutions & Assoc, Inc., 3590 E. Main, Ste. A, Trinidad, CO 81082, Phone: (719) 846-8714, Fax: (719) 846-8753, Email:
  • WASH PLANT, Wash Plant (Lat: 37.158611 Lon: -104.961111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQOB699
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz, 452.137 MHz, 462.187 MHz, 462.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2011, Expiration Date: 08/04/2021, Certifier: Sam Spiker
    Registrant: Tunnel Radio, 6435 Ne Hyslop, Corvallis, OR 97330, Phone: (541) 758-5637, Fax: (541) 758-1417, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Approx 6.25 Mi Wsw (Lat: 37.100556 Lon: -104.961083), Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WNTW618
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.068 MHz, 928.068 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/1996, Expiration Date: 09/30/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/03/2002
    Registrant: Phone: (816) 245-3611
  • Ute Hills, 4.26 Km South Of (Lat: 37.094056 Lon: -104.858194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPSL923
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/17/2011, Expiration Date: 06/18/2021, Certifier: William G Carter
    Registrant: Colorado Interstate Gas, 2 No. Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80944, Phone: (719) 520-4700, Fax: (719) 520-4318, Email:
  • Ute Hills, 4.26 Km South Of (Lat: 37.094056 Lon: -104.858194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQLR510
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.268 MHz, 941.268 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 04/07/2020, Certifier: William G Carter
    Registrant: Colorado Interstate Gas, Colorado Springs, CO 80944, Phone: (719) 520-4700, Fax: (719) 520-4318, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Weston)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 4

Incident types - Weston

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

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  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and office occupations:"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Mining"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #21 (81091) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of South African first ancestries"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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