For population 25 years and over in Wiggins:
For population 15 years and over in Wiggins town:
218 residents are foreign born (22.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,147 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (36.6 miles , pop. 76,930).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (53.7 miles , pop. 276,393).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (640.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Weldona, CO (3.3 miles ), Log Lane Village, CO (3.6 miles ), Fort Morgan, CO (3.8 miles ), Brush, CO (4.9 miles ), Keenesburg, CO (5.0 miles ), Kersey-Gill, CO (5.2 miles ), Kersey, CO (5.3 miles ), Raymer, CO (5.4 miles) .
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Latitude: 40.23 N, Longitude: 104.07 W
Area code: 970
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Crime rate in Wiggins detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +316 (+60.5%).
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Average climate in Wiggins, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wiggins-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/15/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Wiggins town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 6/12/1982, a category F3 tornado 34.2 miles away from the town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wiggins-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1997 at 22:04:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB, 2.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from Wiggins center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Morgan County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: WWW.TOWNOFWIGGINS.ORG
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Wiggins that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.9%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 33.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Wiggins (based on Morgan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.80%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
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6.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,588 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:
7.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,177 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Wiggins fatal accident list:
Nov 3, 1993 05:00 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wiggins)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wiggins, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:16 (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:5
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
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