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Montezuma County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 26,719 (33% urban, 67% rural); it was 23,830 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,421
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,208
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,880
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,912 (it was 2,321 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

34%

Land area: 2037 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Montezuma County: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.6%), Retail trade (11.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Montezuma County, CO (2019)
    • 19,19871.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,39112.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,28712.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 5232.0%Two or more races
    • 2060.8%Asian alone
    • 640.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 270.1%Some other race alone
    • 150.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

45.7 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 13,246  (49.6%)
Females: 13,473  (50.4%)
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Average household size:
Montezuma County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,750 ($32,083 in 1999)
This county:

$52,750
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $698 (lower quartile is $466, upper quartile is $935)
This county:

$698
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $256,093 (it was $106,400 in 2000)
Montezuma:

$256,093
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $186,457 - $391,088
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,380
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $366

Institutionalized population: 170

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 32
  • Burglaries: 80
  • Thefts: 157
  • Auto thefts: 16

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 66
  • Burglaries: 94
  • Thefts: 128
  • Auto thefts: 31
Montezuma County, CO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2002: 37 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2006: 63 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2016: 23 buildings, average cost: $242,900
  • 2017: 21 buildings, average cost: $229,400
  • 2018: 17 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2019: 24 buildings, average cost: $191,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Montezuma, CO residents
Average permit cost in Montezuma, 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: $1,003 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $860 (0.4%)

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

13.7%
Colorado:

9.3%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.2% for Black residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.0% for American Indian residents, 54.8% for other race residents, 9.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.7 years old
(Males: 44.7 years old, Females: 46.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.8 years old, Black residents: 52.9 years old, American Indian residents: 28.2 years old, Asian residents: 55.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.0 years old, Other race residents: 22.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Montezuma County is $500 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $577 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $689 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cortez, Ute Mountain, Mancos, Towaoc, Dolores, Pleasant View, Lewis.

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

2018 air pollution in Montezuma County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.038 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Mercer County, West Virginia , Dallas County, Missouri , Dent County, Missouri , Rockbridge County, Virginia , Stone County, Missouri , Webster County, Missouri .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Colorado:

6.2%

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

Current college students: 723
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 753 (43.5% naturalized citizens)

Montezuma County:

2.8%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2892010 or later
  • 1662000 to 2009
  • 1211990 to 1999
  • 1171980 to 1989
  • 961970 to 1979
  • 164Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.5%

Montezuma County marital status for males Montezuma County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,055
  • One, attached: 155
  • Two: 175
  • 3 or 4: 416
  • 5 to 9: 155
  • 10 to 19: 94
  • 20 to 49: 142
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 2,382
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 42

Housing units in Montezuma County with a mortgage: 4,175 (54 second mortgage, 314 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,930

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Montezuma County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,33428
Other2,3318
Catholic1,2883
Mainline Protestant1,0658
None17,517-
Montezuma 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: 4
Montezuma County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Montezuma County:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

12.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Montezuma County:

6.3%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Montezuma County:

19.0%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.2%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Montezuma County:

Average size of farms: 988 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,516
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $156.41
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.01%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,555
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.05%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.87%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,927
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.52%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.36
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.12%
All wheat for grain: 2147 harvested acres
Vegetables: 14 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 263 acres

Earthquake activity:

Montezuma County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 1417% 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 510.5 miles away from Montezuma County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 497.2 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 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 481.7 miles away from the county center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 526.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 493.0 miles away from Montezuma County center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 270.6 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 Weber Fire, Incident Period: June 23, 2012 to July 06, 2012, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 24, 2012, FEMA Id: 2985, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 Montezuma County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Montezuma

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,431 (79.0%)
  • Carpooled: 998 (9.4%)
  • Bus: 48 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 114 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 40 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 299 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 737 (6.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (31%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (15%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Argentina (6%)
  • Peru (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Montezuma County


  • American (28%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

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

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

  • 184 people in nursing homes
  • 116 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 101 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 146 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,561.

8.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.43% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($10,976 average AGI)
6.01% relocated from other states ($34,437 average AGI)
Montezuma County:

6.01%
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 San Juan County, NM  1.39% ($33,574 average AGI)
from La Plata County, CO  0.94% ($35,185)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.38% ($40,324)
from Mesa County, CO  0.30% ($38,276)


6.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.30% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($14,485 average AGI)
4.14% relocated to other states ($27,869 average AGI)
Montezuma County:

4.14%
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  0.69% ($36,182 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.39% ($56,919)
to San Juan County, NM  0.38% ($34,111)
to Mesa County, CO  0.31% ($30,967)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Montezuma County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Montezuma County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Montezuma County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Montezuma County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Montezuma County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montezuma County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montezuma County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montezuma County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Montezuma County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,488 (3,853 aged, 635 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,354 (23%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (356)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (312)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (239)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (159)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (97)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (80)
  • Unspecified dementia (52)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (15)
  • Atrial fibrillation and flutter (10)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 259.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 177.0
  • Other - 82.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,719
  • Male householders: 5,774 (1,454 living alone), Female householders: 5,307 (1,519 living alone)
  • 5,749 spouses (5,674 opposite-sex spouses), 680 unmarried partners, (670 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,632 children (6,020 natural, 250 adopted, 361 stepchildren), 801 grandchildren, 160 brothers or sisters, 175 parents, 0 foster children, 263 other relatives, 975 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 281

Size of family households: 4,371 2-persons, 1,226 3-persons, 1,011 4-persons, 313 5-persons, 365 6-persons, 89 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,973 1-person, 729 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons.

3,364 married couples with children.
1,516 single-parent households (746 men, 770 women).

88.6% of residents of Montezuma speak English at home.
6.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 45% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $217,395,000 ($8,768 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,796,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $60,575,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,635,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $55,199,000
Federal grants: $30,833,000
Federal procurement contracts: $31,540,000 ($64,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,613,000 ($114,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $967,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,019,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,974,000

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

Births: 1,656
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,287
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +55
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +557
Here:

+22 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Montezuma County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.27 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.0

Year house built in Montezuma County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Montezuma County, Colorado
  • 4602014 or later
  • 1512010 to 2013
  • 1,7452000 to 2009
  • 2,5051990 to 1999
  • 2,0261980 to 1989
  • 2,0881970 to 1979
  • 9061960 to 1969
  • 1,0021950 to 1959
  • 7241940 to 1949
  • 9141939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Montezuma County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Montezuma County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Montezuma County, Colorado
  • 321 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 3103 rooms
  • 1,1654 rooms
  • 2,1235 rooms
  • 1,5426 rooms
  • 1,3637 rooms
  • 6278 rooms
  • 8629+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montezuma County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montezuma County, Colorado
  • 591 room
  • 1262 rooms
  • 4673 rooms
  • 8304 rooms
  • 8435 rooms
  • 4736 rooms
  • 1547 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 449+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Montezuma County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Montezuma County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Montezuma County, Colorado
  • 32no bedroom
  • 1981 bedroom
  • 2,0602 bedrooms
  • 4,1103 bedrooms
  • 1,2734 bedrooms
  • 3285+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montezuma County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montezuma County, Colorado
  • 61no bedroom
  • 4701 bedroom
  • 1,0842 bedrooms
  • 1,2743 bedrooms
  • 1434 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Montezuma County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Montezuma County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Montezuma County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 85no vehicle
  • 1,7931 vehicle
  • 3,2742 vehicles
  • 1,9043 vehicles
  • 7334 vehicles
  • 2855+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Montezuma County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Montezuma County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 152no vehicle
  • 1,4351 vehicle
  • 1,0222 vehicles
  • 3533 vehicles
  • 554 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

87.3% of Montezuma County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in Colorado.

Montezuma County:

87.3%
State average:

82.0%

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

  • This state: 11,441
  • Other state: 14,350
  • Northeast: 1,480
  • Midwest: 2,615
  • South: 3,160
  • West: 7,118
Year householders moved into unit in Montezuma County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Montezuma County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 32.6%Utility gas
  • 31.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.8%Wood
  • 13.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.2%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.6%Electricity
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 165
Here:

6.2%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 140
Here:

11.2%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 43
Here:

7.3%
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

Montezuma County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,372,000
    Other: $204,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $6,752,000
    Regular Highways: $3,391,000
    General Public Buildings: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000
    Health - Other: $66,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $7,475,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,233,000
    Regular Highways: $4,418,000
    Police Protection: $3,376,000
    Health - Other: $2,467,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,427,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,303,000
    General - Other: $1,451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $821,000
    General Public Buildings: $738,000
    Parks and Recreation: $441,000
    Financial Administration: $299,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,894,000
    Health and Hospitals: $290,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,018,000
    Health and Hospitals: $390,000
    Other: $221,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,034,000
    Interest Earnings: $247,000
    Royalties: $218,000
    Sale of Property: $195,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,134,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,748,000
    Highways: $3,644,000
    Other: $2,580,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,659,000
    Transit Utilities: $180,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,535,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,433,000

Montezuma County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,372,000
    Other: $204,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $6,752,000
    Regular Highways: $3,391,000
    General Public Buildings: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000
    Health - Other: $66,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $7,475,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,233,000
    Regular Highways: $4,418,000
    Police Protection: $3,376,000
    Health - Other: $2,467,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,427,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,303,000
    General - Other: $1,451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $821,000
    General Public Buildings: $738,000
    Parks and Recreation: $441,000
    Financial Administration: $299,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,894,000
    Health and Hospitals: $290,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,018,000
    Health and Hospitals: $390,000
    Other: $221,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,034,000
    Interest Earnings: $247,000
    Royalties: $218,000
    Sale of Property: $195,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,134,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,748,000
    Highways: $3,644,000
    Other: $2,580,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,659,000
    Transit Utilities: $180,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,535,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,433,000

Montezuma County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,372,000
    Other: $204,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $6,752,000
    Regular Highways: $3,391,000
    General Public Buildings: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000
    Health - Other: $66,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $7,475,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,233,000
    Regular Highways: $4,418,000
    Police Protection: $3,376,000
    Health - Other: $2,467,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,427,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,303,000
    General - Other: $1,451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $821,000
    General Public Buildings: $738,000
    Parks and Recreation: $441,000
    Financial Administration: $299,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,894,000
    Health and Hospitals: $290,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,018,000
    Health and Hospitals: $390,000
    Other: $221,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,034,000
    Interest Earnings: $247,000
    Royalties: $218,000
    Sale of Property: $195,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,134,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,748,000
    Highways: $3,644,000
    Other: $2,580,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,659,000
    Transit Utilities: $180,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,535,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,433,000

Montezuma County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,372,000
    Other: $204,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $6,752,000
    Regular Highways: $3,391,000
    General Public Buildings: $202,000
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000
    Health - Other: $66,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $7,475,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,233,000
    Regular Highways: $4,418,000
    Police Protection: $3,376,000
    Health - Other: $2,467,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,427,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,303,000
    General - Other: $1,451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $821,000
    General Public Buildings: $738,000
    Parks and Recreation: $441,000
    Financial Administration: $299,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,894,000
    Health and Hospitals: $290,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,018,000
    Health and Hospitals: $390,000
    Other: $221,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,034,000
    Interest Earnings: $247,000
    Royalties: $218,000
    Sale of Property: $195,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,134,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,748,000
    Highways: $3,644,000
    Other: $2,580,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,659,000
    Transit Utilities: $180,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,535,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,433,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 425
  • Number of aged recipients: 61
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 364
  • Number of recipients under 18: 56
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 259
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 110
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 184
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 163
Most common first names in Montezuma County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12580.2 years
John11974.7 years
James11972.4 years
William9875.3 years
Robert8070.7 years
Charles7274.1 years
George6679.0 years
Frank4675.0 years
Ruth4478.0 years
Helen4284.2 years
Most common last names in Montezuma County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6373.6 years
Johnson4174.7 years
Brown3776.7 years
Martinez3173.7 years
Wilson3079.3 years
Martin2972.5 years
Miller2977.0 years
Taylor2781.4 years
Jones2378.6 years
King2171.9 years
Businesses in Montezuma County, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Baymont Inn1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike2
Big O Tires1Pizza Hut1
Budget Car Rental1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rodeway Inn1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Cold Stone Creamery1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway2
Dennys1Super 81
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx8True Value1
Ford1U-Haul3
GameStop1UPS6
H&R Block1Vans1
Holiday Inn1Vons1
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1

Montezuma County on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"