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Archuleta County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 13,603 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 9,898 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,590
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,357
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,056
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,320 (it was 924 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

34%

Land area: 1350 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Archuleta County: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.1%), Retail trade (13.3%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.3%), Construction (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Archuleta County, CO (2019)
    • 10,30076.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,53318.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1901.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1851.4%Two or more races
    • 1571.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1321.0%Asian alone
    • 500.4%Some other race alone
    • 130.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

51.5 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 6,849  (50.4%)
Females: 6,754  (49.6%)
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Average household size:
Archuleta County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,683 ($37,901 in 1999)
This county:

$55,683
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $894 (lower quartile is $602, upper quartile is $1,132)
This county:

$894
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $361,381 (it was $156,200 in 2000)
Archuleta:

$361,381
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $241,443 - $524,601

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $486,270
Here:

$486,270
State:

$487,835

Townhouses or other attached units: $253,395
Here:

$253,395
State:

$416,827

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,613
Here:

$137,613
State:

$375,475

Mobile homes: $138,395
Here:

$138,395
State:

$102,984

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $32,993
Here:

$32,993
State:

$62,581

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,509
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $450

Institutionalized population: 78

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 31
  • Burglaries: 57
  • Thefts: 77
  • Auto thefts: 9

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 78
  • Thefts: 89
  • Auto thefts: 7
Archuleta County, CO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 223 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 1998: 248 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 1999: 250 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2000: 358 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2001: 271 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2002: 347 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2003: 217 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2004: 240 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2005: 255 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2006: 286 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2007: 179 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2008: 81 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $280,900
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $279,300
  • 2011: 36 buildings, average cost: $239,400
  • 2012: 53 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $254,300
  • 2014: 75 buildings, average cost: $293,300
  • 2015: 105 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2016: 129 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2017: 164 buildings, average cost: $235,600
  • 2018: 153 buildings, average cost: $228,800
  • 2019: 162 buildings, average cost: $224,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Archuleta, CO residents
Average permit cost in Archuleta, 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: $1,368 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,259 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Archuleta, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Archuleta, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Archuleta, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.9%
Archuleta County:

7.9%
Colorado:

9.3%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.6% for Black residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for American Indian residents, 12.2% for other race residents, 9.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 51.5 years old
(Males: 50.3 years old, Females: 52.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55.1 years old, Black residents: 23.9 years old, American Indian residents: 38.4 years old, Asian residents: 63.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.6 years old, Other race residents: 42.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Archuleta County is $573 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $721 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $877 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pagosa Springs, Arboles, Piedra.

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

2018 air pollution in Archuleta County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Cape Girardeau County, Missouri , Wyoming County, West Virginia , Mecklenburg County, Virginia , Newton County, Missouri , Sussex County, Virginia , Texas County, Missouri .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Colorado:

6.2%

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

Current college students: 141
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 38.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 663 (67.6% naturalized citizens)

Archuleta County:

4.9%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1532010 or later
  • 1242000 to 2009
  • 1311990 to 1999
  • 321980 to 1989
  • 501970 to 1979
  • 109Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.6%

Archuleta County marital status for males Archuleta County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,029
  • One, attached: 228
  • Two: 182
  • 3 or 4: 383
  • 5 to 9: 581
  • 10 to 19: 227
  • 20 to 49: 27
  • 50 or more: 15
  • Mobile homes: 928
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Archuleta County with a mortgage: 2,314 (12 second mortgage, 160 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,147

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Archuleta County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,6436
Evangelical Protestant1,74313
Other1,6824
Mainline Protestant3352
None2,681-
Archuleta 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
Archuleta County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Archuleta County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

17.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Archuleta County:

5.3%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Archuleta County:

16.6%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

4.3%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Archuleta County:

Average size of farms: 400 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,979
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $80.51
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.90%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,574
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.97%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 75.25%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,866
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.53%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.35
Vegetables: 9 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 7 acres

Earthquake activity:

Archuleta County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 1025% 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 541.0 miles away from Archuleta 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 133.4 miles away from the county center
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 568.8 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 554.6 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 127.1 miles away from Archuleta 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 131.0 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 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 Archuleta County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Archuleta

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,955 (71.9%)
  • Carpooled: 628 (11.4%)
  • Bus: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 26 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 37 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 237 (4.3%)
  • Worked at home: 616 (11.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (49%)
  • England (7%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Archuleta County


  • German (11%)
  • European (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • American (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 42 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $62,095.

11.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,539 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.03%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.55% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($16,855 average AGI)
7.48% relocated from other states ($41,684 average AGI)
Archuleta County:

7.48%
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 La Plata County, CO  0.92% ($45,413 average AGI)


7.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.18% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($27,717 average AGI)
4.71% relocated to other states ($35,843 average AGI)
Archuleta County:

4.71%
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 La Plata County, CO  0.87% ($68,643 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Births per 1000 population in Archuleta County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Archuleta County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Archuleta County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Archuleta County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Archuleta County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Archuleta County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Archuleta County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Archuleta County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Archuleta County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,993 (1,752 aged, 241 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 416 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,603
  • Male householders: 3,025 (576 living alone), Female householders: 3,064 (1,034 living alone)
  • 3,513 spouses (3,454 opposite-sex spouses), 446 unmarried partners, (446 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,821 children (2,500 natural, 107 adopted, 215 stepchildren), 246 grandchildren, 39 brothers or sisters, 58 parents, 0 foster children, 118 other relatives, 188 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 165

Size of family households: 2,560 2-persons, 702 3-persons, 473 4-persons, 135 5-persons, 118 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,618 1-person, 467 2-persons, 15 3-persons.

1,687 married couples with children.
366 single-parent households (106 men, 260 women).

91.5% of residents of Archuleta speak English at home.
7.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $48,249,000 ($4,154 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,946,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $29,017,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,047,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $27,000
Federal grants: $10,145,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,295,000 ($745,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,717,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $602,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,181,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,599,000

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

Births: 621
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 291
Here:

24 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,666
Here:

+140 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Archuleta County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.54 millions of gallons per day (6% from ground, 94% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.0

Year house built in Archuleta County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Archuleta County, Colorado
  • 4672014 or later
  • 2912010 to 2013
  • 2,7522000 to 2009
  • 2,2811990 to 1999
  • 1,6641980 to 1989
  • 1,1441970 to 1979
  • 3881960 to 1969
  • 2261950 to 1959
  • 761940 to 1949
  • 2731939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Archuleta County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Archuleta County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Archuleta County, Colorado
  • 651 room
  • 1042 rooms
  • 1963 rooms
  • 8154 rooms
  • 1,0725 rooms
  • 7776 rooms
  • 6187 rooms
  • 3858 rooms
  • 4229+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Archuleta County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Archuleta County, Colorado
  • 951 room
  • 1132 rooms
  • 2033 rooms
  • 3414 rooms
  • 6185 rooms
  • 1286 rooms
  • 1157 rooms
  • 158 rooms
  • 339+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Archuleta County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Archuleta County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Archuleta County, Colorado
  • 83no bedroom
  • 2251 bedroom
  • 1,0542 bedrooms
  • 2,3323 bedrooms
  • 5344 bedrooms
  • 1755+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Archuleta County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Archuleta County, Colorado
  • 98no bedroom
  • 1861 bedroom
  • 4732 bedrooms
  • 8463 bedrooms
  • 504 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Archuleta County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Archuleta County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Archuleta County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 60no vehicle
  • 7961 vehicle
  • 2,1112 vehicles
  • 1,0183 vehicles
  • 2964 vehicles
  • 1565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Archuleta County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Archuleta County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 35no vehicle
  • 7341 vehicle
  • 5902 vehicles
  • 2463 vehicles
  • 464 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

87.8% of Archuleta County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Colorado.

Archuleta County:

87.8%
State average:

82.0%

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

  • This state: 3,898
  • Other state: 8,952
  • Northeast: 918
  • Midwest: 2,342
  • South: 2,787
  • West: 2,927
Year householders moved into unit in Archuleta County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Archuleta County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.0%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.2%Wood
  • 6.5%Electricity
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.5%Utility gas
  • 19.4%Electricity
  • 17.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 1.3%Solar energy
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 143
Here:

12.3%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 155
Here:

32.5%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 42
Here:

16.7%
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

Archuleta County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $559,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,832,000
    Solid Waste Management: $601,000
    Air Transportation: $112,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,362,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,065,000
    Financial Administration: $2,127,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,720,000
    Police Protection: $1,696,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,601,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,578,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,507,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,462,000
    General - Other: $1,243,000
    Solid Waste Management: $581,000
    Local Fire Protection: $472,000
    Health - Other: $418,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $363,000
    General Public Buildings: $318,000
    Air Transportation: $273,000
    Parks and Recreation: $233,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $198,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $847,000
    General Revenue - Other: $837,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $693,000
    Air Transportation: $231,000
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,747,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,167,000
    Highways: $4,002,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,610,000
    Other: $350,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,359,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,015,000
    Other License: $460,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $445,000

Archuleta County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $559,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,832,000
    Solid Waste Management: $601,000
    Air Transportation: $112,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,362,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,065,000
    Financial Administration: $2,127,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,720,000
    Police Protection: $1,696,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,601,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,578,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,507,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,462,000
    General - Other: $1,243,000
    Solid Waste Management: $581,000
    Local Fire Protection: $472,000
    Health - Other: $418,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $363,000
    General Public Buildings: $318,000
    Air Transportation: $273,000
    Parks and Recreation: $233,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $198,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $847,000
    General Revenue - Other: $837,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $693,000
    Air Transportation: $231,000
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,747,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,167,000
    Highways: $4,002,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,610,000
    Other: $350,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,359,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,015,000
    Other License: $460,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $445,000

Archuleta County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $559,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,832,000
    Solid Waste Management: $601,000
    Air Transportation: $112,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,362,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,065,000
    Financial Administration: $2,127,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,720,000
    Police Protection: $1,696,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,601,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,578,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,507,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,462,000
    General - Other: $1,243,000
    Solid Waste Management: $581,000
    Local Fire Protection: $472,000
    Health - Other: $418,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $363,000
    General Public Buildings: $318,000
    Air Transportation: $273,000
    Parks and Recreation: $233,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $198,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $847,000
    General Revenue - Other: $837,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $693,000
    Air Transportation: $231,000
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,747,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,167,000
    Highways: $4,002,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,610,000
    Other: $350,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,359,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,015,000
    Other License: $460,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $445,000

Archuleta County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $559,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,832,000
    Solid Waste Management: $601,000
    Air Transportation: $112,000
    Regular Highways: $24,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,362,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,065,000
    Financial Administration: $2,127,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,720,000
    Police Protection: $1,696,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,601,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,578,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,507,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,462,000
    General - Other: $1,243,000
    Solid Waste Management: $581,000
    Local Fire Protection: $472,000
    Health - Other: $418,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $363,000
    General Public Buildings: $318,000
    Air Transportation: $273,000
    Parks and Recreation: $233,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $198,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $847,000
    General Revenue - Other: $837,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $693,000
    Air Transportation: $231,000
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,747,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,167,000
    Highways: $4,002,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,610,000
    Other: $350,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,359,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,015,000
    Other License: $460,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $445,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 111
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 86
  • Number of recipients under 18: 6
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 75
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 30
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 56
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 45
Most common first names in Archuleta County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3073.7 years
Mary2883.8 years
Robert2471.1 years
Joe2072.0 years
James1869.2 years
William1873.1 years
George1779.2 years
Charles1675.9 years
Richard1266.9 years
Jose1169.5 years
Most common last names in Archuleta County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez2674.4 years
Archuleta1766.2 years
Valdez1576.7 years
Smith1378.9 years
Garcia1370.1 years
Gallegos1274.7 years
Trujillo1275.9 years
Montoya1268.2 years
Brown1181.2 years
Lucero1069.7 years
Businesses in Archuleta County, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Big O Tires1McDonald's1
Budget Car Rental1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx5U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS5
KFC1Vans1
Kroger1

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