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Moffat County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2016: 13,474 (73% urban, 27% rural); it was 13,184 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,651
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,152
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,590
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,662 (it was 1,393 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

34%

Land area: 4742 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Moffat County: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.9%), Construction (19.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Moffat County, Colorado:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (81.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (14.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years
Males: 7,014  (52.1%)
Females: 6,460  (47.9%)
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Moffat County,CO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Moffat County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,380 ($41,528 in 1999)

This county:

$56,380
Colorado:

$65,685

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $683 (lower quartile is $556, upper quartile is $895)
This county:

$683
State:

$1057


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $201,867 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Moffat:

$201,867
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,328 - $285,102
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,267
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $374

Institutionalized population: 83

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 26
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 36
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 66 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $250,900
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $237,200
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $122,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,016 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $762 (0.4%)

Moffat County household income distribution in 2009 Moffat County home values distribution Moffat County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.0%
Moffat County:

10.0%
Colorado:

11.0%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.0% for Black residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.9% for other race residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.0 years old
(Males: 36.2 years old, Females: 40.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.8 years old, Black residents: 22.4 years old, American Indian residents: 56.4 years old, Asian residents: 22.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.0 years old, Other race residents: 32.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Moffat County is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $538 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $705 a month.

Cities in this county include: Craig, Maybell-Powder Wash, Dinosaur, Maybell.

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

2012 air pollution in Moffat County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.040 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Moffat County: Shamrock Ranch (A), Wheatley Ranch (B), Wade Ranch (C), Buffalo Ranch (D), Hills Ranch (E), Donelson Ranch (F), Brown Ranch (G), Stephens Brothers Ranch (H), Fuqua Ranch (I), Howard Place (J), Parkview Campground (K), Roslyn Ranch (L), Jack Creek Ranch (M), Teller City Campground (N), Upper South Fork Campground (O), Pines Campground (P), Harrison Creek Picnic Area (Q), Road Camp (R), Rhea Ranch (S), Brocker Place (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rand Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Manzanares Lake (A), Beaver Lake (B), West Fork Lake (C), Lake Eileen (D), Seven Lakes (E), Gem Lake (F), Big Creek Lakes (G), Middle Rainbow Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Butte Creek (A), West Fork Encampment River (B), Damfino Creek (C), Sawmill Creek (D), North Fork North Platte River (E), Davis Creek (F), Wheeler Creek (G), Goose Creek (H), Chedsey Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Moffat County: Arapahoe National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Carbon County, Wyoming , Miami County, Indiana , Perkins County, Nebraska , Washtenaw County, Michigan , Vermilion County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 496
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 852 (49.6% naturalized citizens)

Moffat County:

6.3%
Whole state:

9.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 86
  • 2000 to 2009: 190
  • 1990 to 1999: 354
  • 1980 to 1989: 74
  • 1970 to 1979: 69
  • Before 1970: 58
Note: State values scaled to Moffat County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.4%

Moffat County marital status for males Moffat County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,020
  • One, attached: 146
  • Two: 37
  • 3 or 4: 235
  • 5 to 9: 134
  • 10 to 19: 135
  • 20 to 49: 330
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 1,205
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in Moffat County with a mortgage: 2,238 (54 second mortgage, 172 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,399

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

71.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Moffat County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,63912
Other1,3394
Catholic1,1381
Mainline Protestant1625
Orthodox1501
None9,367-
Moffat 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: 3
Moffat County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Moffat County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

10.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Moffat County:

5.5%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Moffat County:

19.4%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.9%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Moffat County:

Average size of farms: 2297 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $45,551
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $49,926
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,074
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.12
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.06%
All wheat for grain: 11513 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Moffat County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 470519037.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Moffat County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 305.3 miles away from Moffat County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 378.2 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 492.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 246.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 103.2 miles away from Moffat County center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 211.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 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, MUDSLIDES, LANDSLIDES, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 27, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-719: July 27, 1984, FEMA Id: 719, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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 Moffat County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (67%)
  • Greece (10%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Russia (3%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (2%)
  • Poland (2%)
  • England (2%)

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

  • German (13%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Moffat County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,159 (75.0%)
  • Carpooled: 616 (11.1%)
  • Railroad: 15 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 35 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 32 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 371 (6.7%)
  • Worked at home: 317 (5.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 124 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 119 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 48 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,875.

5.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,313 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Colorado average:

9.68%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.09% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($18,747 average AGI)
2.85% relocated from other states ($18,566 average AGI)
Moffat County:

2.85%
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 Routt County, CO  0.78% ($41,405 average AGI)
from Mesa County, CO  0.42% ($38,350)
from El Paso County, CO  0.21% ($22,100)


9.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.98%
Colorado average:

9.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.70% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($15,961 average AGI)
5.28% relocated to other states ($22,087 average AGI)
Moffat County:

5.28%
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 Mesa County, CO  0.87% ($26,907 average AGI)
to Routt County, CO  0.77% ($32,316)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.38% ($42,947)
to Denver County, CO  0.28% ($35,643)
to Larimer County, CO  0.28% ($29,143)
to Rio Blanco County, CO  0.26% ($55,077)
to El Paso County, CO  0.26% ($20,923)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6

Births per 1000 population in Moffat County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Moffat County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Moffat County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Moffat County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Moffat County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,572 (1,306 aged, 266 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 409 (11%)

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 Moffat County, Colorado in 1999 - 2014:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (92)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (79)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (77)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (68)
  • Congestive heart failure (53)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (53)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (46)
  • Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge (41)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (41)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (32)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 345.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 280.7
  • Other - 64.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,474
  • In family households: 10,724 (1,678 male householders, 1,536 female householders)
    2,704 spouses, 3,851 children (3,607 natural, 37 adopted, 201 stepchildren), 132 grandchildren, 117 brothers or sisters, 169 parents, 217 other relatives, 291 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,606 (1,021 male householders (759 living alone)), 829 female householders (720 living alone)), 759 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 147

Size of family households: 1,531 2-persons, 548 3-persons, 671 4-persons, 221 5-persons, 144 6-persons, 88 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,480 1-person, 317 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

2,513 married couples with children.
585 single-parent households (192 men, 393 women).

88.8% of residents of Moffat speak English at home.
8.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English well, 40% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $66,836,000 ($4,963 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $833,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $22,714,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,048,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,932,000
Federal grants: $20,835,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,203,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,105,000 ($56,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,598,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,246,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,752,000

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

Births: 1,035
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 531
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +199
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -448
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Moffat County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.70 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 34
  • 2000 to 2009: 517
  • 1990 to 1999: 787
  • 1980 to 1989: 847
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,095
  • 1960 to 1969: 521
  • 1950 to 1959: 491
  • 1940 to 1949: 371
  • 1939 or earlier: 517
Note: State values scaled to Moffat population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Moffat County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Moffat County population
  • 1 room: 38
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 43
  • 4 rooms: 393
  • 5 rooms: 788
  • 6 rooms: 662
  • 7 rooms: 548
  • 8 rooms: 530
  • 9+ rooms: 616
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 107
  • 3 rooms: 164
  • 4 rooms: 534
  • 5 rooms: 281
  • 6 rooms: 229
  • 7 rooms: 27
  • 8 rooms: 23
  • 9+ rooms: 61
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Moffat County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Moffat County population
  • no bedroom: 35
  • 1 bedroom: 43
  • 2 bedrooms: 578
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,682
  • 4 bedrooms: 957
  • 5+ bedrooms: 326
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 221
  • 2 bedrooms: 647
  • 3 bedrooms: 452
  • 4 bedrooms: 93
  • 5+ bedrooms: 21
Cars and other vehicles available in Moffat County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Moffat County population
  • no vehicle: 45
  • 1 vehicle: 617
  • 2 vehicles: 1,357
  • 3 vehicles: 1,185
  • 4 vehicles: 255
  • 5+ vehicles: 187
  • no vehicle: 185
  • 1 vehicle: 648
  • 2 vehicles: 415
  • 3 vehicles: 91
  • 4 vehicles: 44
  • 5+ vehicles: 82

80% of Moffat County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Colorado.

Moffat County:

80.4%
State average:

81.5%

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

  • This state: 7,566
  • Other state: 5,011
  • Northeast: 453
  • Midwest: 1,298
  • South: 1,032
  • West: 2,232

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Moffat County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (63.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.7%)
  • Wood (8.6%)
  • Electricity (8.1%)
  • Coal or coke (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (60.2%)
  • Electricity (31.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 220
Here:

13.4%
Colorado:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 62
Here:

8.7%
Colorado:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 46
Here:

10.4%
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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 123
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 104
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 81
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 28
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 52
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 54
Moffat County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Moffat County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5672.2 years
John5173.2 years
George4481.0 years
Mary4379.3 years
James4267.4 years
Robert4166.7 years
Charles3473.5 years
Frank2675.3 years
Thomas2061.5 years
Richard1967.1 years
Most common last names in Moffat County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2072.5 years
Johnson1971.6 years
Smith1875.5 years
Jones1876.9 years
Wilson1472.7 years
Zimmerman1379.9 years
Martinez1276.7 years
Thomas1168.1 years
Cox1179.7 years
Thompson1074.9 years
Businesses in Moffat County, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Big O Tires1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Decora Cabinetry1RadioShack1
FedEx3Starbucks1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn2UPS2
Jones New York1Village Inn1
KFC1Vons1
Kmart1Walmart1
Kroger3Wendy's1

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