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Mineral County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 845 (all rural); it was 831 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 142
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 152
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 276
Renter-occupied apartments: 61 (it was 101 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

34%

Land area: 876 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 1 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Mineral County: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (29.0%), Educational, health and social services (22.2%), Construction (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 26%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Mineral County, CO (2019)
    • 72586.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 829.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 232.7%Two or more races
    • 81.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 40.5%Asian alone
Median resident age:

56.7 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 433  (51.3%)
Females: 412  (48.7%)
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Average household size:
Mineral County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $66,311 ($34,844 in 1999)
This county:

$66,311
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $530 (lower quartile is $471, upper quartile is $891)
This county:

$530
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $354,715 (it was $129,000 in 2000)
Mineral:

$354,715
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $258,989 - $486,905

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $392,049
Here:

$392,049
State:

$487,835

Mobile homes: $65,125
Here:

$65,125
State:

$102,984

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,708
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $401

Institutionalized population: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 2
  • Thefts: 1
  • Auto thefts: 0
Mineral County, CO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $10,800
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $14,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $10,800
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $10,800
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $14,600
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $12,400
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $13,000
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $24,900
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $21,100
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $41,200
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $49,900
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $24,300
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $10,800
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $222,100
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $225,100
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $201,300
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2018: 19 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2019: 24 buildings, average cost: $183,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Mineral, CO residents
Average permit cost in Mineral, 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: $1,719 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,171 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Mineral, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mineral, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Mineral, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.4%
Mineral County:

12.4%
Colorado:

9.3%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 91.7% for American Indian residents, 9.8% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 56.7 years old
(Males: 56.4 years old, Females: 56.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 59.3 years old, Black residents: 52.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.8 years old, Other race residents: 38.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mineral County is $771 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $931 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1159 a month.

Cities in this county include: Creede, City of Creede.

Mineral 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: Accomack County, Virginia , Casey County, Kentucky , Cumberland County, Virginia , Harrison County, Indiana , San Juan County , Spotsylvania County, Virginia , Rockcastle County, Kentucky , Lexington city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.7%
Colorado:

6.2%

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

Current college students: 25
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 97.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 48.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 11 (113.8% naturalized citizens)

Mineral County:

1.3%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 52010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 4Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.8%

Mineral County marital status for males Mineral County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,249
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 5
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • 20 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 95

Housing units in Mineral County with a mortgage: 163 (0 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 171

Here:

48.8% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mineral County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4212
Mainline Protestant1062
Catholic401
None145-
Mineral 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
Mineral County:

10.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.




Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

52.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mineral County:

6.1%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Mineral County:

18.1%
State:

18.4%

Agriculture in Mineral County:

Average size of farms: 317 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $11,856
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,186
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,263
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 64.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 65 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.73

Earthquake activity:

Mineral County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 1009% 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 513.0 miles away from Mineral 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 129.7 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 126.1 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 590.2 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 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 130.2 miles away from Mineral County center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 599.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), 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 Mineral 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 - Mineral

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 267 (60.8%)
  • Carpooled: 45 (10.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 4 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 84 (19.1%)
  • Worked at home: 39 (8.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Russia (36%)
  • Pakistan (36%)
  • Iran (27%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mineral County


  • German (14%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • British (5%)
  • American (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,320.

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Colorado.
-1.00% relocated from other states ($-1,350,000 average AGI)
Mineral County -1.00%
Colorado average 4.99%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in Colorado.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Births per 1000 population in Mineral County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Mineral County
Infant deaths per 1000 population in Mineral County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mineral County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Mineral County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mineral County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mineral County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mineral County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Mineral County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 181 (169 aged, 12 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 29 (21%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 845
  • Male householders: 179 (45 living alone), Female householders: 201 (42 living alone)
  • 250 spouses (248 opposite-sex spouses), 18 unmarried partners, (18 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 124 children (120 natural, 3 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 57 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 15

Size of family households: 222 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 87 1-person, 20 2-persons.

69 married couples with children.
24 single-parent households (3 men, 21 women).

97.8% of residents of Mineral speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $6,066,000 ($6,509 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $69,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,494,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $355,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $0,000
Federal grants: $2,828,000
Federal procurement contracts: $156,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $233,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $200,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,421,000

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

Births: 35
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 27
Here:

29 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -4
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State +24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +101
Here:

+108 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Mineral County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.08 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.0

Year house built in Mineral County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Mineral County, Colorado
  • 552014 or later
  • 132010 to 2013
  • 3012000 to 2009
  • 2801990 to 1999
  • 2191980 to 1989
  • 1571970 to 1979
  • 581960 to 1969
  • 391950 to 1959
  • 321940 to 1949
  • 1981939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mineral County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mineral County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mineral County, Colorado
  • 21 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 253 rooms
  • 494 rooms
  • 685 rooms
  • 746 rooms
  • 607 rooms
  • 178 rooms
  • 329+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mineral County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mineral County, Colorado
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 04 rooms
  • 165 rooms
  • 66 rooms
  • 27 rooms
  • 48 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mineral County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mineral County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mineral County, Colorado
  • 2no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 1322 bedrooms
  • 1273 bedrooms
  • 444 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mineral County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mineral County, Colorado
  • 0no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 72 bedrooms
  • 213 bedrooms
  • 64 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Mineral County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mineral County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mineral County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 6no vehicle
  • 661 vehicle
  • 1402 vehicles
  • 963 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mineral County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mineral County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5no vehicle
  • 121 vehicle
  • 312 vehicles
  • 13 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.0% of Mineral County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in Colorado.

Mineral County:

89.0%
State average:

82.0%

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

  • This state: 291
  • Other state: 544
  • Northeast: 45
  • Midwest: 169
  • South: 202
  • West: 128
Year householders moved into unit in Mineral County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mineral County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.9%Wood
  • 35.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.5%Electricity
  • 7.9%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 34.7%Electricity
  • 12.2%Wood
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

91.7%
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

Mineral County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $365,000
  • Charges - Other: $49,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $225,000
    Correctional Institutions: $72,000
    Regular Highways: $64,000
    Financial Administration: $62,000
    General - Other: $61,000
    Police Protection: $51,000
    Central Staff Services: $48,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $55,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $750,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $563,000
    Highways: $168,000
    Other: $37,000
  • Tax - Property: $194,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $61,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $20,000
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $335,000

Mineral County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $365,000
  • Charges - Other: $49,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $225,000
    Correctional Institutions: $72,000
    Regular Highways: $64,000
    Financial Administration: $62,000
    General - Other: $61,000
    Police Protection: $51,000
    Central Staff Services: $48,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $55,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $750,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $563,000
    Highways: $168,000
    Other: $37,000
  • Tax - Property: $194,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $61,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $20,000
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $335,000

Mineral County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $365,000
  • Charges - Other: $49,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $225,000
    Correctional Institutions: $72,000
    Regular Highways: $64,000
    Financial Administration: $62,000
    General - Other: $61,000
    Police Protection: $51,000
    Central Staff Services: $48,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $55,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $750,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $563,000
    Highways: $168,000
    Other: $37,000
  • Tax - Property: $194,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $61,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $20,000
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $335,000

Mineral County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $365,000
  • Charges - Other: $49,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $225,000
    Correctional Institutions: $72,000
    Regular Highways: $64,000
    Financial Administration: $62,000
    General - Other: $61,000
    Police Protection: $51,000
    Central Staff Services: $48,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $55,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $750,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $563,000
    Highways: $168,000
    Other: $37,000
  • Tax - Property: $194,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $61,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $20,000
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $335,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 5
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 0
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2
Most common first names in Mineral County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William974.4 years
John778.0 years
Margaret684.3 years
Charles577.6 years
George568.2 years
Carl366.0 years
Donald368.0 years
Mary378.4 years
Bertha287.0 years
Eugene258.4 years
Most common last names in Mineral County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown582.2 years
Powell576.6 years
Lafont479.0 years
Gustafson476.5 years
Davis479.7 years
Hosselkus481.0 years
Fairchild386.6 years
Birdsey376.0 years
Kroll366.4 years
Dabney378.4 years

Businesses in Mineral County, CO

  • True Value: 1

Mineral County on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"