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Population in 2012: 397 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.8%
 

Males: 196  (49.6%)
Females: 201  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  35.1 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81092.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,720 (it was $30,294 in 2000)
Wiley:

$34,720
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,419

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,205 (it was $59,600 in 2000)
Wiley:

$61,205
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,605; Detached houses: $64,223; Mobile homes: $39,323

Median gross rent in 2012: $703.

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  • White alone - 295 (72.8%)
  • Hispanic - 102 (25.2%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wiley: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.2%), Irish (8.1%), Scottish (7.4%), English (5.0%), Danish (4.6%), United States (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 1/28/1909

Elevation: 3735 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,138 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Wiley:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wiley town:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

58 residents are foreign born

This town:  15.7%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wiley, Colorado as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wiley to the number of sex offenders is 397 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $468 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $415 (0.5%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +95 (+24.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Wiley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 9% greater 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 significantly below Colorado state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/1/1996 at 05:44:22, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1998 at 15:47:16, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.8 miles away from Wiley center
On 8/1/1996 at 05:55:54, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/1996 at 03:09:28, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML)

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: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Wiley, 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: 4,083)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 105 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 120 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 5,185)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (about 124 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 126 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 132 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,620)
  • University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus (about 151 miles; Lone Tree, CO; FT enrollment: 2,603)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.0. This is better than average.
City:

23.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

22.1

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

MAY VALLEY WA (Population served: 1500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon & U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2000), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-08-2002), St Public Notif received (13 times from JUN-26-2002 to MAR-31-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2000), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-08-2002), St Public Notif received (13 times from JUN-26-2002 to MAR-31-2006)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.6%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wiley, CO

Wiley compared to Colorado state average:

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


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wiley travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.83%
Here55.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents43.4%11.6%9.6%7.6%3.1%
Congregations7.9%13.2%5.3%5.3%2.6%
NameChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.0%2.3%2.0%2.0%15.3%
Congregations13.2%2.6%5.3%7.9%36.8%
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: 6
This county:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Prowers County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.9%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.1%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Prowers County:

16.4%
Colorado:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,429$41,1480$0
Water Supply 1$6,235$74,8201$547
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$480
Totals for Government 2$9,664$57,9842$1,027


5.59% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Colorado average:

10.77%

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:
from Baca County, CO  0.33% ($24,643 average AGI)
from Bent County, CO  0.33% ($29,714)
from Pueblo County, CO  0.29% ($9,500)


8.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.30%
Colorado average:

10.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pueblo County, CO  0.67% ($23,828 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.46% ($24,450)
to Bent County, CO  0.42% ($27,333)

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


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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