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Montrose County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 42,788 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 33,432 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,506
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,419
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,766
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,559 (it was 3,277 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

34%

Land area: 2241 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Montrose County: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.9%), Retail trade (11.9%), Construction (11.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Montrose County, CO (2019)
    • 32,28375.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,94221.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5091.2%Two or more races
    • 3610.8%Asian alone
    • 3400.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1190.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 980.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 250.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

45.7 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 21,120  (49.4%)
Females: 21,668  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Montrose County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,836 ($35,234 in 1999)
This county:

$53,836
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $788 (lower quartile is $491, upper quartile is $1,047)
This county:

$788
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $257,933 (it was $112,800 in 2000)
Montrose:

$257,933
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $174,966 - $403,692
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,363
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $378

Institutionalized population: 337

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 17
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 42
  • Auto thefts: 13
Montrose County, CO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 195 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1998: 263 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 1999: 272 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2000: 286 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2001: 280 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2002: 279 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2003: 336 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2004: 420 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2005: 532 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2006: 501 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2007: 351 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2008: 154 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2009: 87 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2010: 62 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2011: 51 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2013: 68 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2014: 89 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2015: 124 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2016: 114 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2017: 199 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2018: 309 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2019: 221 buildings, average cost: $102,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Montrose, CO residents
Average permit cost in Montrose, 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: $1,099 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $987 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Montrose, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Montrose, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Montrose, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.7%
Montrose County:

13.7%
Colorado:

9.3%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.1% for Black residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.9% for American Indian residents, 25.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.2% for other race residents, 15.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.7 years old
(Males: 44.4 years old, Females: 46.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.7 years old, Black residents: 16.9 years old, American Indian residents: 49.9 years old, Asian residents: 40.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.5 years old, Other race residents: 39.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Montrose County is $539 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $625 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $829 a month.

Cities in this county include: Montrose, Olathe, Nucla, Naturita, Redvale.

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

2018 air pollution in Montrose County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.035 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Daviess County, Indiana , Sevier County, Utah , Wicomico County, Maryland , Madison County, Virginia , Pettis County, Missouri .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Colorado:

6.2%

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

Current college students: 498
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,230 (54.1% naturalized citizens)

Montrose County:

7.5%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4032010 or later
  • 7882000 to 2009
  • 1,2211990 to 1999
  • 5351980 to 1989
  • 2891970 to 1979
  • 144Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.3%

Montrose County marital status for males Montrose County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,465
  • One, attached: 607
  • Two: 369
  • 3 or 4: 480
  • 5 to 9: 407
  • 10 to 19: 217
  • 20 to 49: 224
  • 50 or more: 123
  • Mobile homes: 3,609
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 26

Housing units in Montrose County with a mortgage: 7,182 (115 second mortgage, 469 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,946

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Montrose County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,72139
Catholic2,9163
Other2,8268
Mainline Protestant1,7859
None30,028-
Montrose 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: 8
Montrose County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Montrose County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Montrose County:

5.2%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Montrose County:

16.9%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.1%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Montrose County:

Average size of farms: 366 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $63,378
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $345.52
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.72%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $50,731
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.19%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 92.17%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,081
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.47
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.92%
Corn for grain: 6172 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 895 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3,876 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 295 acres

Earthquake activity:

Montrose County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 1337% 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 444.8 miles away from Montrose County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 519.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 489.4 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 550.8 miles away from the county center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 533.6 miles away from Montrose 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 337.7 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 Burn Canyon Fire, Incident Period: July 14, 2002 to August 02, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 15, 2002, FEMA Id: 2442, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado SEVERE STORMS, 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
  • Colorado FLOODING, LANDSLIDES, Incident Period: July 06, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-396: July 06, 1973, FEMA Id: 396, Natural disaster type: Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: September 22, 1970, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-293: September 22, 1970, FEMA Id: 293, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Montrose County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Montrose

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,223 (79.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,499 (9.1%)
  • Bus: 26 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 11 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 126 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 72 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 428 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 1,176 (7.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (74%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Thailand (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Russia (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Montrose County


  • German (10%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 241 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 92 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 68 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 50 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 204 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 125 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 115 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 50 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,347.

7.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.13% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($24,758 average AGI)
3.65% relocated from other states ($23,184 average AGI)
Montrose County:

3.65%
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 Mesa County, CO  0.67% ($36,573 average AGI)
from Delta County, CO  0.62% ($38,021)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.34% ($81,231)
from Ouray County, CO  0.25% ($47,615)
from San Miguel County, CO  0.24% ($23,811)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.19% ($43,567)
from El Paso County, CO  0.17% ($54,500)


6.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.41% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($21,745 average AGI)
2.75% relocated to other states ($18,082 average AGI)
Montrose County:

2.75%
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  0.84% ($31,315 average AGI)
to Delta County, CO  0.82% ($28,298)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($47,469)
to Ouray County, CO  0.19% ($34,724)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.15% ($48,227)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Montrose County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Montrose County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Montrose County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Montrose County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Montrose County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montrose County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montrose County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montrose County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Montrose County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,096 (6,255 aged, 841 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,614 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (469)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (425)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (390)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (321)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (296)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (260)
  • Unspecified dementia (186)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (182)
  • Cardiac arrhythmia, unspecified (119)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (83)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 204.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 156.1
  • Other - 48.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,788
  • Male householders: 9,397 (2,135 living alone), Female householders: 8,431 (2,803 living alone)
  • 9,810 spouses (9,675 opposite-sex spouses), 766 unmarried partners, (766 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,519 children (9,713 natural, 340 adopted, 463 stepchildren), 971 grandchildren, 451 brothers or sisters, 645 parents, 18 foster children, 456 other relatives, 929 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 510

Size of family households: 6,886 2-persons, 2,046 3-persons, 1,745 4-persons, 883 5-persons, 412 6-persons, 212 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,950 1-person, 577 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 34 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 9 6-persons.

6,050 married couples with children.
1,784 single-parent households (469 men, 1,315 women).

82.6% of residents of Montrose speak English at home.
15.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 38% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $191,033,000 ($5,209 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,683,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $94,896,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,741,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $674,000
Federal grants: $32,835,000
Federal procurement contracts: $9,316,000 ($1,212,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $19,571,000 ($2,318,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $550,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $30,923,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,146,000

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

Births: 2,422
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,735
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +303
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,129
Here:

+83 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Montrose County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.03 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.0

Year house built in Montrose County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Montrose County, Colorado
  • 5392014 or later
  • 2882010 to 2013
  • 4,1482000 to 2009
  • 4,6091990 to 1999
  • 2,4861980 to 1989
  • 2,8101970 to 1979
  • 1,2071960 to 1969
  • 1,0321950 to 1959
  • 4881940 to 1949
  • 1,6541939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Montrose County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Montrose County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Montrose County, Colorado
  • 181 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 2593 rooms
  • 8904 rooms
  • 3,4085 rooms
  • 3,9586 rooms
  • 1,5377 rooms
  • 1,2068 rooms
  • 1,6729+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montrose County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montrose County, Colorado
  • 1991 room
  • 1422 rooms
  • 3743 rooms
  • 1,0044 rooms
  • 1,6895 rooms
  • 8846 rooms
  • 2277 rooms
  • 608 rooms
  • 1699+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Montrose County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Montrose County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Montrose County, Colorado
  • 22no bedroom
  • 2111 bedroom
  • 2,0362 bedrooms
  • 8,0703 bedrooms
  • 2,1724 bedrooms
  • 4245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montrose County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montrose County, Colorado
  • 205no bedroom
  • 4681 bedroom
  • 1,8512 bedrooms
  • 1,9593 bedrooms
  • 2134 bedrooms
  • 645+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Montrose County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Montrose County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Montrose County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 323no vehicle
  • 2,7871 vehicle
  • 5,3892 vehicles
  • 3,0783 vehicles
  • 1,0034 vehicles
  • 4955+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Montrose County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Montrose County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 539no vehicle
  • 2,0051 vehicle
  • 1,3542 vehicles
  • 5783 vehicles
  • 3074 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles

87.9% of Montrose County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Colorado.

Montrose County:

87.9%
State average:

82.0%

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

  • This state: 20,546
  • Other state: 18,607
  • Northeast: 1,272
  • Midwest: 5,555
  • South: 4,470
  • West: 7,294
Year householders moved into unit in Montrose County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Montrose County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Electricity
  • 12.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.4%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.6%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Electricity
  • 12.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 485
Here:

12.2%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 232
Here:

10.1%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 62
Here:

5.7%
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

Montrose County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $749,000
  • Charges - Air Transportation: $3,639,000
    Other: $2,465,000
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $14,555,000
    Regular Highways: $1,861,000
    Air Transportation: $1,436,000
    Central Staff Services: $337,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,337,000
    Regular Highways: $5,820,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,687,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,753,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,888,000
    General - Other: $2,115,000
    Air Transportation: $1,963,000
    Financial Administration: $1,672,000
    Health - Other: $1,578,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,082,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $532,000
    Parks and Recreation: $457,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $59,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,161,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,491,000
    Air Transportation: $830,000
    Health and Hospitals: $725,000
    Highways: $63,000
    Other: $45,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,277,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $846,000
    Other - Hospitals: $325,000
    Other - Health - Other: $22,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $434,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $704,000
    Other: $127,000
    Highways: $113,000
    General Local Government Support: $92,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,795,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $853,000
    Sale of Property: $623,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $627,000
    General - Other: $390,000
    Central Staff Services: $271,000
    Air Transportation: $64,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,167,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,820,000
    Public Welfare: $1,880,000
    Other: $1,376,000
    Health and Hospitals: $339,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,320,000
    Property: $11,970,000
    Other: $1,694,000
    Other License: $561,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $120,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,499,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $158,000

Montrose County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $749,000
  • Charges - Air Transportation: $3,639,000
    Other: $2,465,000
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $14,555,000
    Regular Highways: $1,861,000
    Air Transportation: $1,436,000
    Central Staff Services: $337,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,337,000
    Regular Highways: $5,820,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,687,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,753,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,888,000
    General - Other: $2,115,000
    Air Transportation: $1,963,000
    Financial Administration: $1,672,000
    Health - Other: $1,578,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,082,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $532,000
    Parks and Recreation: $457,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $59,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,161,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,491,000
    Air Transportation: $830,000
    Health and Hospitals: $725,000
    Highways: $63,000
    Other: $45,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,277,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $846,000
    Other - Hospitals: $325,000
    Other - Health - Other: $22,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $434,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $704,000
    Other: $127,000
    Highways: $113,000
    General Local Government Support: $92,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,795,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $853,000
    Sale of Property: $623,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $627,000
    General - Other: $390,000
    Central Staff Services: $271,000
    Air Transportation: $64,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,167,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,820,000
    Public Welfare: $1,880,000
    Other: $1,376,000
    Health and Hospitals: $339,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,320,000
    Property: $11,970,000
    Other: $1,694,000
    Other License: $561,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $120,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,499,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $158,000

Montrose County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $749,000
  • Charges - Air Transportation: $3,639,000
    Other: $2,465,000
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $14,555,000
    Regular Highways: $1,861,000
    Air Transportation: $1,436,000
    Central Staff Services: $337,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,337,000
    Regular Highways: $5,820,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,687,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,753,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,888,000
    General - Other: $2,115,000
    Air Transportation: $1,963,000
    Financial Administration: $1,672,000
    Health - Other: $1,578,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,082,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $532,000
    Parks and Recreation: $457,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $59,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,161,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,491,000
    Air Transportation: $830,000
    Health and Hospitals: $725,000
    Highways: $63,000
    Other: $45,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,277,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $846,000
    Other - Hospitals: $325,000
    Other - Health - Other: $22,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $434,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $704,000
    Other: $127,000
    Highways: $113,000
    General Local Government Support: $92,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,795,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $853,000
    Sale of Property: $623,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $627,000
    General - Other: $390,000
    Central Staff Services: $271,000
    Air Transportation: $64,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,167,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,820,000
    Public Welfare: $1,880,000
    Other: $1,376,000
    Health and Hospitals: $339,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,320,000
    Property: $11,970,000
    Other: $1,694,000
    Other License: $561,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $120,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,499,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $158,000

Montrose County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $749,000
  • Charges - Air Transportation: $3,639,000
    Other: $2,465,000
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $14,555,000
    Regular Highways: $1,861,000
    Air Transportation: $1,436,000
    Central Staff Services: $337,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,337,000
    Regular Highways: $5,820,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,687,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,753,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,888,000
    General - Other: $2,115,000
    Air Transportation: $1,963,000
    Financial Administration: $1,672,000
    Health - Other: $1,578,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,082,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $532,000
    Parks and Recreation: $457,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $59,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,161,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,491,000
    Air Transportation: $830,000
    Health and Hospitals: $725,000
    Highways: $63,000
    Other: $45,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,277,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $846,000
    Other - Hospitals: $325,000
    Other - Health - Other: $22,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $434,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $704,000
    Other: $127,000
    Highways: $113,000
    General Local Government Support: $92,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,795,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $853,000
    Sale of Property: $623,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $627,000
    General - Other: $390,000
    Central Staff Services: $271,000
    Air Transportation: $64,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,167,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,820,000
    Public Welfare: $1,880,000
    Other: $1,376,000
    Health and Hospitals: $339,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,320,000
    Property: $11,970,000
    Other: $1,694,000
    Other License: $561,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $120,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,499,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $158,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 559
  • Number of aged recipients: 88
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 471
  • Number of recipients under 18: 60
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 355
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 144
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 251
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 216
Most common first names in Montrose County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17776.6 years
William17476.5 years
Mary15180.5 years
Robert15173.3 years
James14375.2 years
Charles11178.0 years
George10879.1 years
Richard7574.0 years
Helen7482.0 years
Dorothy7077.5 years
Most common last names in Montrose County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8279.0 years
Brown6574.0 years
Johnson6276.6 years
Wilson5179.3 years
Miller5079.1 years
Williams4580.3 years
Martinez4375.0 years
Davis3676.7 years
Anderson3482.9 years
Moore3276.8 years
Businesses in Montrose County, CO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware2Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Arby's1Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1New Balance3
Big O Tires1Nike1
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1Office Depot1
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quality1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Decora Cabinetry3Safeway1
Dennys1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Sephora1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks3
FedEx7Subaru1
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1Target1
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block3True Value2
Holiday Inn1U-Haul5
Home Depot1UPS8
JCPenney1Vans1
Jones New York1Vons1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger2Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2