Moffat, Colorado

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Population in 2019: 119 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 
Males: 74  (62.6%)
Females: 45  (37.4%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years

Zip code: 81143

Estimated median household income in 2019: $26,849 (it was $28,906 in 2000)
Moffat:

$26,849
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $14,130 (it was $14,388 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $155,555 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Moffat:

$155,555
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $119,762; detached houses: $126,793; mobile homes: $77,077

Median gross rent in 2019: $896.

March 2019 cost of living index in Moffat: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 49.5%
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  • Races in Moffat, CO (2019)
    • 10396.3%White alone
    • 32.8%Two or more races



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Moffat, Colorado as of August 01, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Moffat is 18 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (35.5%), German (25.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 4/20/1911

Elevation: 7561 feet

Land area: 1.38 square miles.

Population density: 86 people per square mile   (very low).

Moffat, Colorado map

3 residents are foreign born (2.8% Africa).

This town:

2.8%
Colorado:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,043 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (72.4 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (85.0 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (464.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Crestone, CO (3.4 miles),
Saguache, CO (3.8 miles ),
Hooper, CO (4.2 miles),
Center, CO (4.5 miles ),
Bonanza, CO (4.9 miles),
Sargent, CO (5.0 miles ),
Westcliffe, CO (5.1 miles ),
Mosca-Hooper, CO (5.1 miles )

Latitude: 38.00 N, Longitude: 105.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Distribution of median household income in Moffat, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Moffat, CO in 2019

Moffat satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.9%
Colorado:

6.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +47 (+70.1%).

Average climate in Moffat, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Moffat, Colorado average temperatures Moffat, Colorado average precipitation Moffat, Colorado humidity Moffat, Colorado wind speed Moffat, Colorado snowfall Moffat, Colorado sunshine Moffat, Colorado clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Moffat-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 847% 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 516.7 miles away from the city 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 92.5 miles away from Moffat center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Moffat center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Moffat center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Saguache County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moffat:

  • Adams State University (about 37 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 67 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 72 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 76 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 81 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 83 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 85 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)

Public high school in Moffat:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Moffat Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Moffat: Free Spirit Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Joyful Journey @ Mineral Hot SPS (Recreation Areas; 28640 County Road 58Ee).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Moffat and their reported violations in the past:

KV HOA INC (Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-11-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 46 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.8%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Moffat:

Marital status in Moffat, CO
  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 26.2%

For population 25 years and over in Moffat:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Colorado average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Moffat, CO (based on Saguache County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,2441
Other1,11210
Evangelical Protestant4509
Mainline Protestant1983
None2,104-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

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
Here:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Saguache County:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Saguache County:

5.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.4%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.8%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.1%
Colorado:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.5%
Colorado:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Moffat:

13.6%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.9%
Colorado:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Moffat:

6.2
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Moffat:

21.7%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Moffat:

58.4%
Colorado:

57.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.8%
Colorado:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moffat, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$689
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$255
Totals for Government 0$0 2$944

Moffat government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($126.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($75.63)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($58.82)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($8.40)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $1,000 ($8.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,000 ($58.82)

Moffat government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($8.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($75.63)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,000 ($277.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($42.02)
    Property: $5,000 ($42.02)

Moffat government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $119,000 ($1000.00)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moffat:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTE VISTA, CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moffat:

  • K219CF (91.7 FM; DEL NORTE, ETC., CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Moffat fatal accident list:

Nov 25, 2019 06:20 PM, Sr-17, Cr-Moffat Way, Lat: 37.999306, Lon: -105.908539, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 27, 2004 07:05 AM, Sr-17, Lat: 37.997912, Lon: -105.908348, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 18, 2003 07:10 AM, Sr-17, Lat: 37.997912, Lon: -105.908348, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 18, 1999 08:50 AM, Sr-17, Lat: 37.997912, Lon: -105.908348, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 11, 1998 01:27 PM, Sr-17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Michael J Umano, 508 Crook Street (Lat: 37.999611 Lon: -105.912056), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Industrial Tower And Wireless, LLC, Marsh-field, Phone: (781) 319-1111
  • Michael J Umano, 508 Crook Street (Lat: 37.999611 Lon: -105.912056), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, Phone: (781) 319-1011

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K9GBD, Licensee ID: L00141339, Grant Date: 09/11/2015, Expiration Date: 11/28/2025, Certifier: Clyde A Wildhagen, Registrant: Clyde A Wildhagen, 26334 Woodard Ave, Moffat, CO 81143-9701
  • Call Sign: W0OBT, Licensee ID: L01118556, Grant Date: 03/31/2016, Expiration Date: 05/09/2026, Certifier: Dwight N Abbott, Registrant: Dwight N Abbott, 26380 Woodward Ave, Moffat, CO 81143-9701
  • Call Sign: KB1KSP, Licensee ID: L00804337, Grant Date: 02/04/2014, Expiration Date: 02/04/2024, Certifier: Ronald Vasquez, Registrant: Ronald Vasquez, 22012 Cr 55, Moffat, CO 81143
  • Call Sign: KD0NQF, Licensee ID: L01619087, Grant Date: 02/17/2011, Expiration Date: 02/17/2021, Certifier: Marilyn S Marzella, Registrant: Marilyn S Marzella, Moffat, CO 81143
  • Call Sign: KE0NCI, Licensee ID: L02101224, Grant Date: 04/28/2017, Expiration Date: 04/28/2027, Certifier: Chad J Dodds, Registrant: Chad J Dodds, 25797 Hazard Cir, Moffat, CO 81143
  • Call Sign: KE0YYC, Licensee ID: L02317519, Grant Date: 01/14/2020, Expiration Date: 01/14/2030, Certifier: Mark A Turner, Registrant: Mark A Turner, 17280 County Rd 65, Moffat, CO 81143

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Moffat, CO
  • 40.9%Utility gas
  • 22.7%Electricity
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Moffat, CO
  • 56.5%Wood
  • 43.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Moffat compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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