Wiley, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 396 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.0%
 
Males: 199  (50.5%)
Females: 197  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 81092.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,519 (it was $30,294 in 2000)
Wiley:

$40,519
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,497 (it was $13,115 in 2000)

Wiley town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $68,322 (it was $59,600 in 2000)
Wiley:

$68,322
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $81,004; Detached houses: $84,560; Mobile homes: $21,078

Median gross rent in 2013: $721.

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  • Races in Wiley, CO (2010)

    Wiley races chart
    • 29572.8%White alone
    • 10225.2%Hispanic
    • 30.7%Black alone
    • 20.5%Asian alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wiley: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.9%), Irish (7.3%), English (6.7%), Danish (5.4%), Scottish (2.7%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 1/28/1909

Elevation: 3735 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,135 people per square mile   (low).

Wiley,CO real estate house value index trend

Wiley, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Wiley:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wiley town:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

65 residents are foreign born (7.3% Latin America).

This town:

15.8%
Colorado:

9.5%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wiley, Colorado as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wiley to the number of sex offenders is 199 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $465 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $447 (0.5%)

Wiley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (103.6 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (122.4 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (498.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lamar, CO (2.7 miles ), McClave, CO (2.8 miles ), Hasty, CO (3.6 miles) , Purgatoire Valley, CO (4.4 miles ), Eads, CO (4.8 miles ), Granada, CO (4.8 miles ), Brandon, CO (5.0 miles) , Hartman, CO (5.2 miles) .

Latitude: 38.16 N, Longitude: 102.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

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

4.6%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +95 (+24.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Wiley, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wiley-area historical tornado activity is near Colorado state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Wiley town center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 10/17/1971, a category F3 tornado 20.2 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wiley-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 15% 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 141.1 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 141.0 miles away from Wiley center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 329.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 159.7 miles away from Wiley 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 147.5 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 Prowers County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wiley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wiley:

  • JUNIPER VILLAGE AT LAMAR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAMAR, CO)
  • LAMAR AREA HOSPICE ASSOCIATION (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LAMAR, CO)
  • LAMAR DIALYSIS (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LAMAR, CO)
  • PROWERS MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; LAMAR, CO)
  • PROWERS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LAMAR, CO)

Amtrak station near Wiley:

  • 8 miles: LAMAR (MAIN & BEECH STS.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wiley:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 102 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 105 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 120 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 124 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 124 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 126 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 126 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)

Public high school in Wiley:

Public elementary/middle school in Wiley:

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Notable location: Wiley Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Prowers 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 2012 was 51.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

20.2

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wiley and their reported violations in the past:

LAMAR CITY OF (Population served: 8,600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 31 regular monitoring violations
MAY VALLEY WA (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-08-2002), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-27-2013 to MAR-25-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-08-2002), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-27-2013 to MAR-25-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-08-2002), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-27-2013 to MAR-25-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-08-2002), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-27-2013 to MAR-25-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-08-2002), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-27-2013 to MAR-25-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-08-2002), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-27-2013 to MAR-25-2014)
  • 31 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 148 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.0%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.1%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.1%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Wiley compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Wiley (2011 data):

  • Legacy Bank: at 220 Main Street, branch established on 1907/05/25. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $252.4 mil, Deposits: $213.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Colorado average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (20%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wiley town (based on Prowers County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,6173
Evangelical Protestant1,83523
Mainline Protestant1,0419
Other4454
None5,613-
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: 6
Prowers County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Prowers County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.9%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Prowers County:

20.1%
Colorado:

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

16.4%
State:

9.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$5,398$21,5920$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$90
Totals for Government 3$5,398$21,5921$90

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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  0.64% ($30,846 average AGI)
from Pueblo County, CO  0.42% ($19,882)
from Bent County, CO  0.29% ($31,417)


6.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
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 El Paso County, CO  0.68% ($28,107 average AGI)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.44% ($30,389)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.34% ($27,786)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wiley:

  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wiley:

  • KSNZ (93.3 FM; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • K211EI (90.1 FM; LAMAR, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K207BI (89.3 FM; LAMAR, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KVAY (105.7 FM; LAMAR, CO; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wiley:

  • K07DH (Channel 7; LAMAR, CO; Owner: THE CITY OF LAMAR, COLORADO)
  • K48DW (Channel 48; EADS, ETC., CO; Owner: KIOWA COUNTY)
  • K42EA (Channel 42; LAMAR, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • K03BA (Channel 3; LAMAR, CO; Owner: THE CITY OF LAMAR, COLORADO)
  • K09DH (Channel 9; LAMAR, CO; Owner: THE CITY OF LAMAR, COLORADO)

Wiley fatal accident list:

Jun 10, 2000 10:35 AM, Us-287, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $26,000Total costs
  • 640Total average daily traffic
  • 32Total average daily truck traffic
  • 787Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 38.219167 Lon: -102.742917, Call Sign: WQAL431
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.955 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2004, Expiration Date: 06/28/2014, Certifier: Jay A Sneller
    Registrant: Lamar Communications Inc., 3406 First Street, South, Lamar, CO 81052, Phone: (719) 336-7831, Fax: (719) 336-9752

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WILEY, 400 3rd Street (Lat: 38.153250 Lon: -102.721833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.3 m, Call Sign: WQPI665
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022, Certifier: Thomas W Burnett
    Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD0KVC, Licensee ID: L01555220
    Grant Date: 03/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/18/2020, Certifier: Sharron L Woodward
    Registrant: Sharron L Woodward, 38935 Hwy 287, Wiley, CO 81092
  • Call Sign: KD0KVD, Licensee ID: L01550247
    Grant Date: 03/18/2010, Expiration Date: 03/18/2020, Certifier: Gary L Woodward
    Registrant: Gary L Woodward, 38935 Hwy 287, Wiley, CO 81092


FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Wiley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Wiley, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William570.2 years
James471.5 years
Robert477.8 years
Ethel387.4 years
George379.4 years
Donald362.6 years
Alice388.7 years
Helen382.0 years
Edith384.6 years
Dorothy366.6 years
Most common last names in Wiley, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hinson585.0 years
Zenker485.2 years
Tempel477.0 years
Weimer472.8 years
Burke385.0 years
Campbell386.3 years
Esgar392.7 years
Souders392.0 years
Lucero380.7 years
Branom375.6 years

Wiley on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations:"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Special education teachers"
  • #42 (81092) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bulgarian first ancestries"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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