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Moffat County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Moffat County: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (25.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.3%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.0%), Construction (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Moffat County, CO (2019)
    • 10,73581.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,12616.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3152.4%Two or more races
    • 1331.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 740.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 310.2%Some other race alone
    • 180.1%Asian alone
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 6,993  (51.9%)
Females: 6,481  (48.1%)
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Average household size:
Moffat County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,023 ($41,528 in 1999)
This county:

$61,023
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $678 (lower quartile is $556, upper quartile is $957)
This county:

$678
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $209,541 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Moffat:

$209,541
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $150,871 - $324,214
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,413
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $412

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
Moffat County, CO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2001: 44 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2002: 57 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2005: 76 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2006: 52 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 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
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $263,700
  • 2019: 14 buildings, average cost: $209,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Moffat, CO residents
Average permit cost in Moffat, CO
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,180 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $799 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Moffat, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Moffat, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Moffat, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.4%
Moffat County:

15.4%
Colorado:

9.3%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.0% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.6% for American Indian residents, 33.3% for other race residents, 50.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.0 years old
(Males: 35.6 years old, Females: 40.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.5 years old, Black residents: 33.4 years old, American Indian residents: 25.3 years old, Asian residents: 23.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.9 years old, Other race residents: 37.5 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

2018 air pollution in Moffat County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.040 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significanly 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 November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Colorado:

6.2%

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

Current college students: 496
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 907 (45.6% naturalized citizens)

Moffat County:

6.7%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2522010 or later
  • 3472000 to 2009
  • 941990 to 1999
  • 741980 to 1989
  • 691970 to 1979
  • 58Before 1970

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: 3,948
  • One, attached: 218
  • Two: 87
  • 3 or 4: 103
  • 5 to 9: 160
  • 10 to 19: 279
  • 20 to 49: 322
  • 50 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 1,323

Housing units in Moffat County with a mortgage: 2,143 (65 second mortgage, 143 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,515

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Moffat County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Colorado state average. It is 1156% 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4498, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Moffat

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,647 (76.8%)
  • Carpooled: 459 (9.7%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 9 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 26 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 227 (4.8%)
  • Worked at home: 308 (6.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (66%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Greece (4%)
  • Chile (3%)
  • Jamaica (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Moffat County


  • American (17%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • British (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Greek (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $63,642.

8.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.97%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.94% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($22,512 average AGI)
4.03% relocated from other states ($16,914 average AGI)
Moffat County:

4.03%
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 Routt County, CO  1.12% ($42,444 average AGI)
from Mesa County, CO  0.50% ($28,375)


7.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.99% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($26,547 average AGI)
3.89% relocated to other states ($23,592 average AGI)
Moffat County:

3.89%
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 Mesa County, CO  0.88% ($49,881 average AGI)
to Routt County, CO  0.71% ($60,706)

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 2019: 7.3

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 population in Moffat County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Moffat County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Moffat County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Moffat County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Moffat County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Moffat County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (11)

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
  • Male householders: 2,879 (911 living alone), Female householders: 2,700 (656 living alone)
  • 2,757 spouses (2,736 opposite-sex spouses), 456 unmarried partners, (444 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,736 children (3,348 natural, 138 adopted, 250 stepchildren), 171 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 174 parents, 0 foster children, 223 other relatives, 255 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 144

Size of family households: 1,855 2-persons, 734 3-persons, 606 4-persons, 169 5-persons, 115 6-persons, 148 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,561 1-person, 358 2-persons, 36 4-persons.

1,973 married couples with children.
1,131 single-parent households (206 men, 925 women).

86.3% of residents of Moffat speak English at home.
10.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 13% 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:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built in Moffat County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Moffat County, Colorado
  • 922014 or later
  • 1272010 to 2013
  • 5852000 to 2009
  • 8201990 to 1999
  • 7521980 to 1989
  • 2,1881970 to 1979
  • 5661960 to 1969
  • 4901950 to 1959
  • 1501940 to 1949
  • 5901939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Moffat County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Moffat County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Moffat County, Colorado
  • 221 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1033 rooms
  • 4654 rooms
  • 6795 rooms
  • 6256 rooms
  • 6457 rooms
  • 4188 rooms
  • 6839+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Moffat County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Moffat County, Colorado
  • 931 room
  • 682 rooms
  • 2583 rooms
  • 6584 rooms
  • 3955 rooms
  • 2976 rooms
  • 727 rooms
  • 158 rooms
  • 549+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Moffat County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Moffat County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Moffat County, Colorado
  • 22no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 6132 bedrooms
  • 1,7413 bedrooms
  • 9134 bedrooms
  • 3115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Moffat County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Moffat County, Colorado
  • 96no bedroom
  • 4331 bedroom
  • 7532 bedrooms
  • 5903 bedrooms
  • 634 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Moffat County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Moffat County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Moffat County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 42no vehicle
  • 5601 vehicle
  • 1,3772 vehicles
  • 1,1313 vehicles
  • 3364 vehicles
  • 2155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Moffat County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Moffat County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 303no vehicle
  • 1,0111 vehicle
  • 3892 vehicles
  • 1393 vehicles
  • 394 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles

76.1% of Moffat County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Colorado.

Moffat County:

76.1%
State average:

82.0%

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

  • This state: 6,987
  • Other state: 5,525
  • Northeast: 455
  • Midwest: 1,458
  • South: 1,020
  • West: 2,584
Year householders moved into unit in Moffat County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Moffat County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.2%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.9%Electricity
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.8%Utility gas
  • 27.4%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 189
Here:

13.0%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 47
Here:

8.3%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

6.2%
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

Moffat County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $389,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $193,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,416,000
    Solid Waste Management: $930,000
    Housing and Community Development: $321,000
    Parks and Recreation: $152,000
    Toll Highways: $42,000
    Sewerage: $31,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $17,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $384,000
    Parks and Recreation: $248,000
    Libraries: $168,000
    General Public Buildings: $147,000
    Correctional Institutions: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $7,013,000
    Regular Highways: $5,633,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,778,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,276,000
    Police Protection: $2,136,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,943,000
    Financial Administration: $1,901,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,171,000
    Housing and Community Development: $659,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $602,000
    Health - Other: $580,000
    Parks and Recreation: $511,000
    Solid Waste Management: $491,000
    Libraries: $485,000
    General - Other: $402,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $297,000
    Air Transportation: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $108,000
    Sewerage: $32,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,614,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,194,000
    Highways: $1,110,000
    Housing and Community Development: $130,000
    Air Transportation: $119,000
    Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $301,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $458,000
    Housing and Community Development: $36,000
    Other: $27,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,516,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,758,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $758,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,741,000
    Sale of Property: $279,000
    Interest Earnings: $119,000
    Rents: $91,000
    Royalties: $68,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $68,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $491,000
    Solid Waste Management: $182,000
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000
    Police Protection: $73,000
    General Public Building: $34,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
    Sewerage: $18,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,878,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,284,000
    Beginning: $1,271,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $564,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,408,000
    Public Welfare: $1,530,000
    Other: $540,000
    Housing and Community Development: $256,000
    Health and Hospitals: $46,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,168,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,836,000
    Other Selective Sales: $449,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000
    Other License: $44,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $31,000
    Other: $5,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,273,000

Moffat County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $389,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $193,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,416,000
    Solid Waste Management: $930,000
    Housing and Community Development: $321,000
    Parks and Recreation: $152,000
    Toll Highways: $42,000
    Sewerage: $31,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $17,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $384,000
    Parks and Recreation: $248,000
    Libraries: $168,000
    General Public Buildings: $147,000
    Correctional Institutions: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $7,013,000
    Regular Highways: $5,633,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,778,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,276,000
    Police Protection: $2,136,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,943,000
    Financial Administration: $1,901,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,171,000
    Housing and Community Development: $659,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $602,000
    Health - Other: $580,000
    Parks and Recreation: $511,000
    Solid Waste Management: $491,000
    Libraries: $485,000
    General - Other: $402,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $297,000
    Air Transportation: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $108,000
    Sewerage: $32,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,614,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,194,000
    Highways: $1,110,000
    Housing and Community Development: $130,000
    Air Transportation: $119,000
    Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $301,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $458,000
    Housing and Community Development: $36,000
    Other: $27,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,516,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,758,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $758,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,741,000
    Sale of Property: $279,000
    Interest Earnings: $119,000
    Rents: $91,000
    Royalties: $68,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $68,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $491,000
    Solid Waste Management: $182,000
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000
    Police Protection: $73,000
    General Public Building: $34,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
    Sewerage: $18,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,878,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,284,000
    Beginning: $1,271,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $564,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,408,000
    Public Welfare: $1,530,000
    Other: $540,000
    Housing and Community Development: $256,000
    Health and Hospitals: $46,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,168,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,836,000
    Other Selective Sales: $449,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000
    Other License: $44,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $31,000
    Other: $5,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,273,000

Moffat County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $389,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $193,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,416,000
    Solid Waste Management: $930,000
    Housing and Community Development: $321,000
    Parks and Recreation: $152,000
    Toll Highways: $42,000
    Sewerage: $31,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $17,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $384,000
    Parks and Recreation: $248,000
    Libraries: $168,000
    General Public Buildings: $147,000
    Correctional Institutions: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $7,013,000
    Regular Highways: $5,633,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,778,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,276,000
    Police Protection: $2,136,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,943,000
    Financial Administration: $1,901,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,171,000
    Housing and Community Development: $659,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $602,000
    Health - Other: $580,000
    Parks and Recreation: $511,000
    Solid Waste Management: $491,000
    Libraries: $485,000
    General - Other: $402,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $297,000
    Air Transportation: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $108,000
    Sewerage: $32,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,614,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,194,000
    Highways: $1,110,000
    Housing and Community Development: $130,000
    Air Transportation: $119,000
    Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $301,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $458,000
    Housing and Community Development: $36,000
    Other: $27,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,516,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,758,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $758,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,741,000
    Sale of Property: $279,000
    Interest Earnings: $119,000
    Rents: $91,000
    Royalties: $68,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $68,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $491,000
    Solid Waste Management: $182,000
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000
    Police Protection: $73,000
    General Public Building: $34,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
    Sewerage: $18,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,878,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,284,000
    Beginning: $1,271,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $564,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,408,000
    Public Welfare: $1,530,000
    Other: $540,000
    Housing and Community Development: $256,000
    Health and Hospitals: $46,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,168,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,836,000
    Other Selective Sales: $449,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000
    Other License: $44,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $31,000
    Other: $5,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,273,000

Moffat County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $389,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $193,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,416,000
    Solid Waste Management: $930,000
    Housing and Community Development: $321,000
    Parks and Recreation: $152,000
    Toll Highways: $42,000
    Sewerage: $31,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $17,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $384,000
    Parks and Recreation: $248,000
    Libraries: $168,000
    General Public Buildings: $147,000
    Correctional Institutions: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $7,013,000
    Regular Highways: $5,633,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,778,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,276,000
    Police Protection: $2,136,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,943,000
    Financial Administration: $1,901,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,171,000
    Housing and Community Development: $659,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $602,000
    Health - Other: $580,000
    Parks and Recreation: $511,000
    Solid Waste Management: $491,000
    Libraries: $485,000
    General - Other: $402,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $297,000
    Air Transportation: $157,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $108,000
    Sewerage: $32,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,614,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,194,000
    Highways: $1,110,000
    Housing and Community Development: $130,000
    Air Transportation: $119,000
    Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $301,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $458,000
    Housing and Community Development: $36,000
    Other: $27,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,516,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,758,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $758,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,741,000
    Sale of Property: $279,000
    Interest Earnings: $119,000
    Rents: $91,000
    Royalties: $68,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $68,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $491,000
    Solid Waste Management: $182,000
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000
    Police Protection: $73,000
    General Public Building: $34,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
    Sewerage: $18,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,878,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,284,000
    Beginning: $1,271,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $564,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,408,000
    Public Welfare: $1,530,000
    Other: $540,000
    Housing and Community Development: $256,000
    Health and Hospitals: $46,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,168,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,836,000
    Other Selective Sales: $449,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000
    Other License: $44,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $31,000
    Other: $5,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,273,000

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
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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