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Fremont County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2015: 49,128 (74% urban, 26% rural); it was 46,145 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,020
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,401
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,571
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,161 (it was 3,661 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%

Land area: 1533 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fremont County: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.3%), Retail trade (17.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Fremont County, Colorado:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (13.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years
Males: 28,450  (57.9%)
Females: 20,678  (42.1%)
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Fremont County,CO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Fremont County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,793 ($34,150 in 1999)

This county:

$43,793
Colorado:

$65,685

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $726 (lower quartile is $529, upper quartile is $840)
This county:

$726
State:

$1057


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $195,075 (it was $99,400 in 2000)
Fremont:

$195,075
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $138,382 - $270,491
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,157
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $350

Institutionalized population: 8,664

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 39
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 162
  • Auto thefts: 10

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 39
  • Burglaries: 26
  • Thefts: 142
  • Auto thefts: 16
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 143 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2008: 90 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $244,000
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2011: 46 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2012: 50 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 51 buildings, average cost: $216,600
  • 2014: 55 buildings, average cost: $217,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $842 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $777 (0.4%)

Fremont County household income distribution in 2009 Fremont County home values distribution Fremont County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.1%
Fremont County:

15.1%
Colorado:

11.0%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.0% for American Indian residents, 7.0% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.0 years old
(Males: 40.8 years old, Females: 49.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.7 years old, Black residents: 34.9 years old, American Indian residents: 34.1 years old, Asian residents: 37.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.1 years old, Other race residents: 36.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fremont County is $463 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $594 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $852 a month.

Cities in this county include: Canon City, Penrose-Portland, Penrose, Lincoln Park, Florence, Cotopaxi, Howard, Williamsburg, Rockvale, Coaldale.

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

2012 air pollution in Fremont County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 19.4 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Dickinson County, Kansas , Greeley County, Kansas , Rush County, Kansas , Wallace County, Kansas , Shelby County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,820
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,651 (42.3% naturalized citizens)

Fremont County:

3.4%
Whole state:

9.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 28
  • 2000 to 2009: 225
  • 1990 to 1999: 447
  • 1980 to 1989: 55
  • 1970 to 1979: 97
  • Before 1970: 198
Note: State values scaled to Fremont County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.4%

Fremont County marital status for males Fremont County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,503
  • One, attached: 521
  • Two: 329
  • 3 or 4: 656
  • 5 to 9: 515
  • 10 to 19: 126
  • 20 to 49: 327
  • 50 or more: 201
  • Mobile homes: 2,592
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 38

Housing units in Fremont County with a mortgage: 6,617 (182 second mortgage, 487 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,722

Here:

54.5% with mortgage
State:

71.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fremont County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,0313
Evangelical Protestant6,38936
Mainline Protestant2,1359
Other1,5425
None27,727-
Fremont County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Fremont County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Fremont County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fremont County:

6.4%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Fremont County:

19.8%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.4%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Fremont County:

Average size of farms: 378 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,911
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $636.00
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 24.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 68.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,371
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.77%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 86.88%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $24,646
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.19
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 20.59%
Vegetables: 34 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 143 acres

Earthquake activity:

Fremont County-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 108% 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 108.3 miles away from Fremont County center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 274.8 miles away from the county 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 96.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 589.4 miles away from Fremont County center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 146.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Colorado Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 16, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4229: July 16, 2015, FEMA Id: 4229, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: September 11, 2013 to October 31, 2013, Emergency Declared EM-3365: September 12, 2013, FEMA Id: 3365, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: September 11, 2013 to September 30, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4145: September 14, 2013, FEMA Id: 4145, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Royal Gorge Wildfire, Incident Period: June 11, 2013 to June 17, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4133: July 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4133, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Duckett Fire, Incident Period: June 15, 2011 to June 24, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 16, 2011, FEMA Id: 2923, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3224: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Colorado Snowstorm, Incident Period: March 17, 2003 to March 20, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3185: April 09, 2003, FEMA Id: 3185, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Colorado Iron Mountain Fire, Incident Period: June 02, 2002 to June 10, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 02, 2002, FEMA Id: 2410, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: April 29, 1999 to May 19, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1276: May 17, 1999, FEMA Id: 1276, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Fremont County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (43%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • El Salvador (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fremont County (%):

  • German (16%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • American (8%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Fremont County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,506 (77.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,717 (11.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0.0%)
  • Railroad: 47 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 255 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 141 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 466 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 711 (4.8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Fremont County, Colorado in 2000:

  • 5,138 people in state prisons
  • 3,229 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 503 people in nursing homes
  • 123 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 31 people in other group homes
  • 27 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 14 people in religious group quarters
  • 12 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 10 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 9 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Fremont County, Colorado in 2010:

  • 4,861 people in state prisons
  • 3,085 people in federal prisons
  • 444 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 176 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 98 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in college/university student housing
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,713.

6.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Colorado average:

9.68%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.88% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($21,134 average AGI)
3.09% relocated from other states ($16,885 average AGI)
Fremont County:

3.09%
Colorado average:

4.25%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, CO  0.91% ($36,310 average AGI)
from Pueblo County, CO  0.79% ($40,230)
from Chaffee County, CO  0.28% ($35,375)
from Denver County, CO  0.18% ($37,360)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.17% ($32,833)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.16% ($31,696)
from Custer County, CO  0.15% ($43,000)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Colorado average:

9.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.41% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($18,532 average AGI)
2.88% relocated to other states ($15,532 average AGI)
Fremont County:

2.88%
Colorado average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to El Paso County, CO  0.89% ($35,016 average AGI)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.78% ($33,145)
to Chaffee County, CO  0.25% ($26,514)
to Denver County, CO  0.16% ($17,455)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.15% ($52,429)
to Larimer County, CO  0.13% ($31,053)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.11% ($30,533)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Births per 1000 population in Fremont County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Fremont County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Fremont County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fremont County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fremont County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,673 (7,171 aged, 1,502 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,077 (13%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Fremont County, Colorado in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (606)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (506)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (477)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (452)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (308)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (299)
  • Unspecified dementia (247)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (158)
  • Congestive heart failure (135)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (123)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 286.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 115.8
  • Suffocation - 85.3
  • Poisoning - 76.2
  • Other - 9.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,128
  • In family households: 30,771 (6,099 male householders, 4,894 female householders)
    8,935 spouses, 8,632 children (7,829 natural, 410 adopted, 398 stepchildren), 972 grandchildren, 225 brothers or sisters, 281 parents, 263 other relatives, 425 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,225 (2,745 male householders (2,192 living alone)), 3,246 female householders (2,747 living alone)), 1,125 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,769

Size of family households: 6,535 2-persons, 2,019 3-persons, 1,598 4-persons, 654 5-persons, 119 6-persons, 106 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,942 1-person, 739 2-persons, 41 3-persons, 190 4-persons, 28 5-persons.

4,340 married couples with children.
2,382 single-parent households (677 men, 1,705 women).

91.2% of residents of Fremont speak English at home.
7.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (29% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $287,352,000 ($6,059 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,943,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $126,193,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $44,650,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $93,000
Federal grants: $40,205,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,560,000 ($242,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $61,650,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,343,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $33,925,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,808,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,208
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,487
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +130
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,826
Here:

+38 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Fremont County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.89 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 25
  • 2010 to 2013: 379
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,928
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,531
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,748
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,540
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,283
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,389
  • 1940 to 1949: 534
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,061
Note: State values scaled to Fremont population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fremont County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fremont County population
  • 1 room: 66
  • 2 rooms: 49
  • 3 rooms: 304
  • 4 rooms: 1,462
  • 5 rooms: 2,522
  • 6 rooms: 2,898
  • 7 rooms: 1,992
  • 8 rooms: 1,348
  • 9+ rooms: 1,432
  • 1 room: 163
  • 2 rooms: 172
  • 3 rooms: 856
  • 4 rooms: 1,392
  • 5 rooms: 1,039
  • 6 rooms: 544
  • 7 rooms: 325
  • 8 rooms: 213
  • 9+ rooms: 137
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fremont County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fremont County population
  • no bedroom: 58
  • 1 bedroom: 290
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,822
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,296
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,085
  • 5+ bedrooms: 432
  • no bedroom: 180
  • 1 bedroom: 873
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,059
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,382
  • 4 bedrooms: 362
  • 5+ bedrooms: 36
Cars and other vehicles available in Fremont County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Fremont County population
  • no vehicle: 266
  • 1 vehicle: 2,682
  • 2 vehicles: 5,133
  • 3 vehicles: 2,803
  • 4 vehicles: 853
  • 5+ vehicles: 419
  • no vehicle: 616
  • 1 vehicle: 2,156
  • 2 vehicles: 1,515
  • 3 vehicles: 325
  • 4 vehicles: 167
  • 5+ vehicles: 128

83% of Fremont County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 107% lived in Colorado.

Fremont County:

82.9%
State average:

81.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21,884
  • Other state: 24,987
  • Northeast: 2,677
  • Midwest: 8,935
  • South: 6,344
  • West: 7,027

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fremont County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (66.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.0%)
  • Electricity (8.8%)
  • Wood (8.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (67.5%)
  • Electricity (17.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.7%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 155
Here:

4.3%
Colorado:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 236
Here:

10.6%
Colorado:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 357
Here:

24.8%
Colorado:

14.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Fremont County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,751,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,501,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,357,000
    Regular Highways: $2,974,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,413,000
    General - Other: $1,228,000
    General Public Buildings: $980,000
    Financial Administration: $862,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $845,000
    Health - Other: $519,000
    Air Transportation: $459,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $295,000
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,017,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
    General - Other: $70,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,368,000
    Air Transportation: $544,000
    Regular Highways: $59,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,171,000

Fremont County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,708,000
    Air Transportation: $361,000
    Regular Highways: $70,000
    Solid Waste Management: $54,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $489,000
    Highways: $4,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $292,000
    Interest Earnings: $161,000
    Sale of Property: $31,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,402,000
    Highways: $2,113,000
    All Other: $1,544,000
    General Local Government Support: $818,000
    Health and Hospitals: $416,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,539,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,313,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $326,000
    Other License: $288,000
    Other Selective Sales: $118,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $27,000

Fremont County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,180,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,830,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $350,000

Fremont County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,059,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,010,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 898
  • Number of aged recipients: 96
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 802
  • Number of recipients under 18: 107
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 632
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 159
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 400
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 401
Fremont County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Fremont County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Fremont County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John36176.9 years
Mary27681.0 years
William26976.3 years
James22274.7 years
Robert21572.2 years
Charles20177.7 years
George15178.3 years
Frank13079.1 years
Helen12280.9 years
Joseph12076.7 years
Most common last names in Fremont County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15579.0 years
Jones8678.1 years
Miller7878.2 years
Williams7375.4 years
Wilson7178.6 years
Johnson6780.8 years
Davis6275.6 years
Brown5475.4 years
Anderson4678.2 years
Moore4577.9 years
Businesses in Fremont County, CO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Kroger3
Alco Stores1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Big O Tires1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Carl\s Jr.1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1SONIC Drive-In1
Cricket Wireless1Safeway1
Curves2Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Dennys1Subway5
Domino's Pizza2Super 82
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx4True Value3
Ford1U-Haul2
Goodwill4UPS6
H&R Block1Village Inn1
Hilton1Vons1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Jones New York2Wendy's1