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Huerfano County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 6,855 (44% urban, 56% rural); it was 7,862 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,215
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,023
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,177
Renter-occupied apartments: 899 (it was 905 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

34%

Land area: 1591 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Huerfano County: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.9%), Construction (12.6%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 21%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 15%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Huerfano County, CO (2019)
    • 4,15760.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,38234.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2643.8%Two or more races
    • 390.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 170.2%Some other race alone
    • 100.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

55.6 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 3,382  (49.3%)
Females: 3,473  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Huerfano County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,665 ($25,775 in 1999)
This county:

$40,665
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $460 (lower quartile is $367, upper quartile is $555)
This county:

$460
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $185,748 (it was $79,700 in 2000)
Huerfano:

$185,748
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,759 - $319,662
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,249
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $413

Institutionalized population: 143

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 9
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 53
  • Auto thefts: 2
Huerfano County, CO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 105 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 1998: 109 buildings, average cost: $69,700
  • 1999: 115 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2000: 96 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2001: 91 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2003: 51 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2004: 52 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2006: 50 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2007: 57 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2008: 33 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 2009: 35 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $243,100
  • 2015: 32 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2016: 31 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2017: 42 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2018: 38 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2019: 37 buildings, average cost: $182,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Huerfano, CO residents
Average permit cost in Huerfano, CO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $870 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $598 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Huerfano, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Huerfano, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Huerfano, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.3%
Huerfano County:

14.3%
Colorado:

9.3%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Black residents, 14.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.2% for American Indian residents, 17.2% for other race residents, 1.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 55.6 years old
(Males: 55.4 years old, Females: 55.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 59.0 years old, Black residents: 12.0 years old, American Indian residents: 36.2 years old, Asian residents: 44.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 43.7 years old, Other race residents: 60.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Huerfano County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $716 a month.

Cities in this county include: Walsenburg, La Veta, Gardner.

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

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Neighboring counties: Boyle County, Kentucky , Merced County, California , Hamilton County, Illinois , Jefferson County, Kentucky , Perry County, Missouri , Phelps County, Missouri , Sedgwick County, Kansas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.7%
Colorado:

6.2%

Unemployment by year in Huerfano, CO
County total employment by year in Huerfano, CO
County average yearly wages by year in Huerfano, CO

Current college students: 255
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 155 (47.0% naturalized citizens)

Huerfano County:

2.3%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 342010 or later
  • 222000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 491980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 28Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.1%

Huerfano County marital status for males Huerfano County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,205
  • One, attached: 126
  • Two: 123
  • 3 or 4: 153
  • 5 to 9: 113
  • 10 to 19: 34
  • 20 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 628

Housing units in Huerfano County with a mortgage: 904 (9 second mortgage, 10 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,545

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Huerfano County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,5084
Evangelical Protestant5566
Mainline Protestant3744
Other612
None2,212-
Huerfano 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: 2
Huerfano County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Huerfano County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

16.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Huerfano County:

6.7%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Huerfano County:

18.3%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.2%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Huerfano County:

Average size of farms: 2082 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $26,068
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,194
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,796
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.70%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.43

Earthquake activity:

Huerfano County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 733% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 40.3 miles away from Huerfano County center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 48.7 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 565.1 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.7 miles away from Huerfano County center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Colorado Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4498, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Colorado Snow, Incident Period: December 28, 2006 to December 31, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3271: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 3271, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Colorado Mauricio Canyon Fire, Incident Period: January 07, 2006 to January 16, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: January 08, 2006, FEMA Id: 2613, 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 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 Drought, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3025: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3025, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Huerfano County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Huerfano

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,763 (72.0%)
  • Carpooled: 156 (6.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 21 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 169 (6.9%)
  • Worked at home: 339 (13.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (51%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (11%)
  • Colombia (8%)
  • England (7%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (6%)
  • Turkey (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Huerfano County


  • German (9%)
  • Italian (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • American (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 735 people in state prisons
  • 133 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 128 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,882.

10.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.36%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.31% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($23,207 average AGI)
5.04% relocated from other states ($17,470 average AGI)
Huerfano County:

5.04%
Colorado average:

4.99%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pueblo County, CO  1.38% ($50,226 average AGI)


6.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,331 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.86% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($18,152 average AGI)
2.88% relocated to other states ($25,179 average AGI)
Huerfano County:

2.88%
Colorado average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pueblo County, CO  1.16% ($33,040 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Births per 1000 population in Huerfano County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 15.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Huerfano County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Huerfano County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Huerfano County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Huerfano County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Huerfano County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Huerfano County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Huerfano County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Huerfano County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,748 (1,452 aged, 296 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 230 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Huerfano County, Colorado in 1999 - 2019:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (35)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (26)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (20)
  • Unspecified dementia (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,855
  • Male householders: 1,650 (625 living alone), Female householders: 1,702 (615 living alone)
  • 1,490 spouses (1,487 opposite-sex spouses), 206 unmarried partners, (187 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,183 children (1,126 natural, 35 adopted, 19 stepchildren), 82 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 40 parents, 0 foster children, 237 other relatives, 104 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 178

Size of family households: 1,310 2-persons, 326 3-persons, 227 4-persons, 51 5-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,240 1-person, 149 2-persons, 21 3-persons.

609 married couples with children.
236 single-parent households (8 men, 228 women).

90.9% of residents of Huerfano speak English at home.
8.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 42% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $60,191,000 ($7,762 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,597,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $24,675,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,288,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $330,000
Federal grants: $18,667,000
Federal procurement contracts: $232,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,000,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,045,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,926,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,127,000

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

Births: 398
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 456
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +27
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -47
Here -6 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Huerfano County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.24 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Year house built in Huerfano County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Huerfano County, Colorado
  • 362014 or later
  • 962010 to 2013
  • 4522000 to 2009
  • 9621990 to 1999
  • 5981980 to 1989
  • 6731970 to 1979
  • 5171960 to 1969
  • 3591950 to 1959
  • 2601940 to 1949
  • 1,3141939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Huerfano County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Huerfano County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Huerfano County, Colorado
  • 01 room
  • 362 rooms
  • 383 rooms
  • 4424 rooms
  • 5945 rooms
  • 5296 rooms
  • 3577 rooms
  • 1508 rooms
  • 2889+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Huerfano County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Huerfano County, Colorado
  • 831 room
  • 1182 rooms
  • 943 rooms
  • 2544 rooms
  • 1735 rooms
  • 926 rooms
  • 897 rooms
  • 48 rooms
  • 199+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Huerfano County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Huerfano County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Huerfano County, Colorado
  • 0no bedroom
  • 821 bedroom
  • 7272 bedrooms
  • 1,1603 bedrooms
  • 3324 bedrooms
  • 1135+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Huerfano County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Huerfano County, Colorado
  • 85no bedroom
  • 2481 bedroom
  • 3412 bedrooms
  • 2413 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Huerfano County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Huerfano County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Huerfano County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 42no vehicle
  • 5681 vehicle
  • 9242 vehicles
  • 6393 vehicles
  • 1964 vehicles
  • 615+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Huerfano County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Huerfano County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 297no vehicle
  • 4561 vehicle
  • 802 vehicles
  • 733 vehicles
  • 334 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.4% of Huerfano County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Colorado.

Huerfano County:

88.4%
State average:

82.0%

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

  • This state: 3,796
  • Other state: 2,882
  • Northeast: 266
  • Midwest: 913
  • South: 839
  • West: 864
Year householders moved into unit in Huerfano County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Huerfano County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.3%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Wood
  • 13.0%Electricity
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 59.7%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 9.1%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 52
Here:

8.8%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

4.2%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 55
Here:

24.9%
Colorado:

13.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Huerfano County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000
  • Charges - Other: $303,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $5,422,000
    Regular Highways: $1,408,000
    Police Protection: $928,000
    Central Staff Services: $784,000
    Financial Administration: $653,000
    Correctional Institutions: $379,000
    Health - Other: $221,000
    General Public Buildings: $197,000
    General - Other: $129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $165,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $915,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $834,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $395,000
    General Revenue - Other: $174,000
    Sale of Property: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $181,000
    Air Transportation: $147,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,745,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,050,000
    Highways: $1,472,000
    General Local Government Support: $654,000
    Health and Hospitals: $159,000
    Other: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,518,000
    Other License: $77,000
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,254,000

Huerfano County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000
  • Charges - Other: $303,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $5,422,000
    Regular Highways: $1,408,000
    Police Protection: $928,000
    Central Staff Services: $784,000
    Financial Administration: $653,000
    Correctional Institutions: $379,000
    Health - Other: $221,000
    General Public Buildings: $197,000
    General - Other: $129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $165,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $915,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $834,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $395,000
    General Revenue - Other: $174,000
    Sale of Property: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $181,000
    Air Transportation: $147,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,745,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,050,000
    Highways: $1,472,000
    General Local Government Support: $654,000
    Health and Hospitals: $159,000
    Other: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,518,000
    Other License: $77,000
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,254,000

Huerfano County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000
  • Charges - Other: $303,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $5,422,000
    Regular Highways: $1,408,000
    Police Protection: $928,000
    Central Staff Services: $784,000
    Financial Administration: $653,000
    Correctional Institutions: $379,000
    Health - Other: $221,000
    General Public Buildings: $197,000
    General - Other: $129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $165,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $915,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $834,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $395,000
    General Revenue - Other: $174,000
    Sale of Property: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $181,000
    Air Transportation: $147,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,745,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,050,000
    Highways: $1,472,000
    General Local Government Support: $654,000
    Health and Hospitals: $159,000
    Other: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,518,000
    Other License: $77,000
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,254,000

Huerfano County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000
  • Charges - Other: $303,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $5,422,000
    Regular Highways: $1,408,000
    Police Protection: $928,000
    Central Staff Services: $784,000
    Financial Administration: $653,000
    Correctional Institutions: $379,000
    Health - Other: $221,000
    General Public Buildings: $197,000
    General - Other: $129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $165,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $915,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $834,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $395,000
    General Revenue - Other: $174,000
    Sale of Property: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $181,000
    Air Transportation: $147,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,745,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,050,000
    Highways: $1,472,000
    General Local Government Support: $654,000
    Health and Hospitals: $159,000
    Other: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,518,000
    Other License: $77,000
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,254,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 287
  • Number of aged recipients: 49
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 238
  • Number of recipients under 18: 19
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 170
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 98
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 122
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 129
Most common first names in Huerfano County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9577.3 years
Mary8079.4 years
Joe5377.8 years
Jose4679.6 years
Frank4176.9 years
Joseph3975.1 years
Robert3972.4 years
Maria3886.1 years
James3776.6 years
William3774.1 years
Most common last names in Huerfano County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez8676.4 years
Vigil5880.3 years
Garcia3777.5 years
Sandoval3076.7 years
Trujillo2880.2 years
Andreatta2380.9 years
Valdez2077.9 years
Cordova2081.3 years
Chavez2075.2 years
Lucero1980.2 years
Businesses in Huerfano County, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Best Western1Safeway1
Carl\s Jr.1Subway1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
Knights Inn1UPS2
Kroger1Vons1

Huerfano County on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"