For population 25 years and over in Wray:
For population 15 years and over in Wray city:
117 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $663 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (133.9 miles , pop. 76,930).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (139.6 miles , pop. 276,393).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (587.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Eckley, CO (3.8 miles ), Haigler, NE (4.0 miles ), Yuma, CO (5.2 miles ), South Divide, CO (5.6 miles ), St. Francis, KS (5.6 miles ), Holyoke, CO (5.9 miles ), Benkelman, NE (6.1 miles ), Lamar, NE (6.1 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.08 N, Longitude: 102.23 W
Area code: 970
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Wray detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +171 (+8.5%).
Work and jobs in Wray: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wray, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wray-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/17/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.3 miles away from the Wray city center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/15/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 52.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wray-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Yuma County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Daniel J. Sullivan - Dramatists and playwright, Bill Jessup - Football player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.5%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 8.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 10.1% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
61 people in nursing homes in 2000
People in group quarters in Wray in 2010:
11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Wray compared to Colorado state average:
Banks with branches in Wray (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Wray (based on Yuma County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.02%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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Wray government finances in 2006(per resident):
7.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,060 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:
7.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,194 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Wray fatal accident list:
Mar 26, 1981 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 8, 1980 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $1,755,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,246
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 12,990
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wray)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 50 (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 Wray, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wray)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wray)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.