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Saguache County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 6,766 (all rural); it was 5,917 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,013
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 808
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,597
Renter-occupied apartments: 819 (it was 703 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

34%

Land area: 3168 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Saguache County: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.9%), Educational, health and social services (17.0%), Retail trade (12.6%), Construction (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Saguache County, CO (2019)
    • 3,93258.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,49036.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2183.2%Two or more races
    • 1111.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 330.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

49.5 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 3,377  (49.9%)
Females: 3,389  (50.1%)
Average household size:
Saguache County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,128 ($25,495 in 1999)
This county:

$41,128
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $552 (lower quartile is $345, upper quartile is $671)
This county:

$552
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $175,518 (it was $67,700 in 2000)
Saguache:

$175,518
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,489 - $296,087

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $295,635
Here:

$295,635
State:

$487,835

Townhouses or other attached units: $216,731
Here:

$216,731
State:

$416,827

Mobile homes: $103,110
Here:

$103,110
State:

$102,984

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,081
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $341

Institutionalized population: 18

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: 8
  • Thefts: 23
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 136 buildings, average cost: $26,900
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 1999: 119 buildings, average cost: $45,100
  • 2000: 134 buildings, average cost: $51,700
  • 2001: 106 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 2002: 77 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2003: 83 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2004: 106 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2006: 76 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2015: 29 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2016: 54 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 2017: 93 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 2018: 106 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2019: 68 buildings, average cost: $95,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Saguache, CO residents
Average permit cost in Saguache, CO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $882 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $710 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Saguache, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Saguache, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Saguache, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.9%
Saguache County:

15.9%
Colorado:

9.3%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 102.9% for Black residents, 18.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.4% for American Indian residents, 19.3% for other race residents, 61.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 49.5 years old
(Males: 50.0 years old, Females: 48.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.9 years old, Black residents: 6.5 years old, American Indian residents: 60.4 years old, Asian residents: 61.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.7 years old, Other race residents: 40.3 years old)

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

Cities in this county include: Center, Saguache, Moffat, Cochetopa, Crestone, Bonanza.

Saguache County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Bath County, Kentucky , Henry County, Missouri , Northumberland County, Virginia , St. Charles County, Missouri .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.9%
Colorado:

6.2%

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

Current college students: 166
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 661 (45.1% naturalized citizens)

Saguache County:

9.8%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 692010 or later
  • 1612000 to 2009
  • 1441990 to 1999
  • 2131980 to 1989
  • 1521970 to 1979
  • 36Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.8%

Saguache County marital status for males Saguache County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,986
  • One, attached: 54
  • Two: 73
  • 3 or 4: 116
  • 5 to 9: 80
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 930

Housing units in Saguache County with a mortgage: 1,045 (22 second mortgage, 26 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,113

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Saguache County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,2441
Other1,11210
Evangelical Protestant4509
Mainline Protestant1983
None2,104-
Saguache 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: 1
Saguache County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Saguache County:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Saguache County:

5.5%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Saguache County:

20.4%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.8%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Saguache County:

Average size of farms: 1893 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $324,810
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $820.28
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.23%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $239,317
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.15%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 90.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $231,809
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 76.98%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.61
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.13%
All wheat for grain: 7086 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,600 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Saguache County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 894% 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 503.1 miles away from Saguache County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 109.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 113.7 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 571.8 miles away from Saguache County center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.1 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 16, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4229: July 16, 2015, FEMA Id: 4229, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3224: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Colorado Snowstorm, Incident Period: March 17, 2003 to March 20, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3185: April 09, 2003, FEMA Id: 3185, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado 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 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 Saguache County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Saguache

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,666 (66.3%)
  • Carpooled: 332 (13.2%)
  • Bus: 18 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 11 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 34 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 135 (5.4%)
  • Worked at home: 315 (12.5%)
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%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (72%)
  • Ireland (8%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Brazil (3%)
  • Ukraine (2%)
  • Honduras (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Saguache County


  • German (9%)
  • American (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Greek (1%)
  • African (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
19 people in religious group quarters
17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $26,088.

11.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,367 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.65%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.12% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($22,728 average AGI)
4.53% relocated from other states ($15,639 average AGI)
Saguache County:

4.53%
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 Rio Grande County, CO  1.62% ($25,480 average AGI)


9.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.99% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($23,161 average AGI)
2.13% relocated to other states ($7,715 average AGI)
Saguache County:

2.13%
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 Rio Grande County, CO  2.13% ($27,906 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Births per 1000 population in Saguache County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Saguache County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Saguache County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Saguache County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Saguache County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Saguache County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Saguache County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Saguache County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Saguache County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 686 (577 aged, 109 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 433 (26%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 27%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,766
  • Male householders: 1,549 (542 living alone), Female householders: 1,425 (486 living alone)
  • 1,468 spouses (1,450 opposite-sex spouses), 80 unmarried partners, (80 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,731 children (1,493 natural, 119 adopted, 117 stepchildren), 168 grandchildren, 48 brothers or sisters, 36 parents, 0 foster children, 109 other relatives, 146 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 22

Size of family households: 937 2-persons, 403 3-persons, 249 4-persons, 131 5-persons, 95 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,027 1-person, 67 2-persons, 13 3-persons.

993 married couples with children.
273 single-parent households (95 men, 178 women).

72.5% of residents of Saguache speak English at home.
25.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (15% speak English very well, 85% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $35,826,000 ($5,097 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $605,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $11,142,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,628,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,857,000
Federal grants: $12,456,000
Federal procurement contracts: $623,000 ($13,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,120,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $522,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,094,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,393,000

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

Births: 450
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 228
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +145
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +761
Here:

+108 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Saguache County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.62 millions of gallons per day (73% from ground, 27% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.0

Year house built in Saguache County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Saguache County, Colorado
  • 732014 or later
  • 512010 to 2013
  • 8412000 to 2009
  • 9701990 to 1999
  • 4691980 to 1989
  • 4751970 to 1979
  • 2841960 to 1969
  • 2551950 to 1959
  • 1151940 to 1949
  • 6401939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Saguache County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Saguache County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Saguache County, Colorado
  • 241 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 1953 rooms
  • 3254 rooms
  • 6945 rooms
  • 3706 rooms
  • 2617 rooms
  • 1178 rooms
  • 1449+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Saguache County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Saguache County, Colorado
  • 141 room
  • 722 rooms
  • 1393 rooms
  • 2014 rooms
  • 1435 rooms
  • 846 rooms
  • 1307 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 379+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Saguache County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Saguache County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Saguache County, Colorado
  • 25no bedroom
  • 1591 bedroom
  • 6722 bedrooms
  • 9623 bedrooms
  • 2434 bedrooms
  • 755+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Saguache County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Saguache County, Colorado
  • 14no bedroom
  • 1861 bedroom
  • 2612 bedrooms
  • 2333 bedrooms
  • 1224 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Saguache County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Saguache County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Saguache County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 106no vehicle
  • 5191 vehicle
  • 7532 vehicles
  • 4773 vehicles
  • 1694 vehicles
  • 1265+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Saguache County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Saguache County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 62no vehicle
  • 3801 vehicle
  • 2452 vehicles
  • 1323 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.5% of Saguache County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Colorado.

Saguache County:

89.5%
State average:

82.0%

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

  • This state: 3,082
  • Other state: 2,969
  • Northeast: 374
  • Midwest: 1,189
  • South: 589
  • West: 808
Year householders moved into unit in Saguache County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Saguache County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 34.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.9%Wood
  • 21.8%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Solar energy
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 33.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.1%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Wood
  • 17.4%Electricity
  • 1.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 39
Here:

6.1%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

12.1%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

14.5%
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

Saguache County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,000
  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $220,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $136,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,599,000
    Police Protection: $636,000
    Health - Other: $464,000
    Correctional Institutions: $401,000
    Financial Administration: $210,000
    Central Staff Services: $182,000
    Housing and Community Development: $158,000
    General Public Buildings: $156,000
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000
    Air Transportation: $68,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $755,000
    Housing and Community Development: $97,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $49,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $60,000
    Public Welfare: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,246,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,082,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $809,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,591,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,858,000
    Health and Hospitals: $204,000
    Public Welfare: $93,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,549,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $676,000
    Other License: $243,000
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,652,000

Saguache County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,000
  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $220,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $136,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,599,000
    Police Protection: $636,000
    Health - Other: $464,000
    Correctional Institutions: $401,000
    Financial Administration: $210,000
    Central Staff Services: $182,000
    Housing and Community Development: $158,000
    General Public Buildings: $156,000
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000
    Air Transportation: $68,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $755,000
    Housing and Community Development: $97,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $49,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $60,000
    Public Welfare: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,246,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,082,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $809,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,591,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,858,000
    Health and Hospitals: $204,000
    Public Welfare: $93,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,549,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $676,000
    Other License: $243,000
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,652,000

Saguache County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,000
  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $220,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $136,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,599,000
    Police Protection: $636,000
    Health - Other: $464,000
    Correctional Institutions: $401,000
    Financial Administration: $210,000
    Central Staff Services: $182,000
    Housing and Community Development: $158,000
    General Public Buildings: $156,000
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000
    Air Transportation: $68,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $755,000
    Housing and Community Development: $97,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $49,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $60,000
    Public Welfare: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,246,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,082,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $809,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,591,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,858,000
    Health and Hospitals: $204,000
    Public Welfare: $93,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,549,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $676,000
    Other License: $243,000
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,652,000

Saguache County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,000
  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $220,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $136,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,599,000
    Police Protection: $636,000
    Health - Other: $464,000
    Correctional Institutions: $401,000
    Financial Administration: $210,000
    Central Staff Services: $182,000
    Housing and Community Development: $158,000
    General Public Buildings: $156,000
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000
    Air Transportation: $68,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $755,000
    Housing and Community Development: $97,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $49,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $60,000
    Public Welfare: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,246,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,082,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $809,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,591,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,858,000
    Health and Hospitals: $204,000
    Public Welfare: $93,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,549,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $676,000
    Other License: $243,000
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,652,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 84
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 70
  • Number of recipients under 18: 10
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 54
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 20
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 42
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 31
Most common first names in Saguache County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1974.3 years
Mary1976.1 years
James1770.6 years
William1573.9 years
Joe1572.8 years
Jose1471.9 years
Robert1363.5 years
Charles1269.9 years
Helen1181.0 years
Alice1072.1 years
Most common last names in Saguache County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia3070.5 years
Martinez2571.1 years
Trujillo1572.9 years
Sanchez1374.1 years
Gallegos1276.0 years
Quintana1073.6 years
Archuleta1070.5 years
Lovato1077.1 years
Myers874.5 years
Pacheco877.1 years

Businesses in Saguache County, CO

  • RadioShack: 1

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  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"