Health and Nutrition of Evergreen, CO Residents

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Fifty two percent of Evergreen residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Evergreen 51.8%
  • County 49.9%
  • State 48.4%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 21.2
  • County 20.9
  • State 20.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Evergreen 3.7
  • County 3.7
  • Colorado 3.7

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Evergreen 1.7
  • County 1.8
  • Colorado 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.9
  • County 1.9
  • Colorado 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.4
  • Jefferson County 3.6
  • Colorado 3.7

The average Evergreen resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Evergreen residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 50 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.8
  • Jefferson County 1.9
  • State 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 14.5%
  • County 15.5%
  • State 16.7%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • Jefferson County 21.4%
  • State 21.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 50.2%
  • County 48.0%
  • Colorado 46.2%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Evergreen 3.1
  • Jefferson County 3.0
  • Colorado 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Evergreen 2.6
  • County 2.7
  • Colorado 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Evergreen 23.5
  • Jefferson County 23.5
  • Colorado 23.4

The average height of Evergreen residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 182 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty six percent of people living here are obese. Forty nine percent have ever been obese. Thirty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.4
  • Jefferson County 67.0
  • State 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Evergreen 182.2
  • County 180.2
  • Colorado 179.4

Average BMI

  • Evergreen 28.6
  • Jefferson County 28.6
  • State 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 36.5%
  • Jefferson County 36.7%
  • Colorado 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 48.8%
  • Jefferson County 48.4%
  • Colorado 48.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 38.0%
  • County 37.0%
  • Colorado 35.9%

Sixty five percent of Evergreen residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty five percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty three percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 65.3%
  • County 64.4%
  • State 64.3%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Evergreen 25.0%
  • County 24.7%
  • Colorado 24.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 23.5%
  • County 22.6%
  • Colorado 22.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Evergreen 3.0%
  • Jefferson County 2.9%
  • State 2.8%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Evergreen 13.9%
  • Jefferson County 13.7%
  • State 14.0%

Nine percent of people living in Evergreen have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty nine percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • Jefferson County 8.8%
  • Colorado 9.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 49.1%
  • Jefferson County 46.6%
  • Colorado 45.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.1%
  • County 2.9%
  • Colorado 2.8%

Evergreen residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.1
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.1

Eleven percent of Evergreen residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty two percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Nineteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty five percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty seven percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Evergreen 11.3%
  • County 11.6%
  • State 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Evergreen 5.4%
  • County 5.2%
  • State 5.2%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 69.5%
  • Jefferson County 68.8%
  • Colorado 67.5%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 32.1%
  • Jefferson County 29.4%
  • Colorado 27.7%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • County 17.5%
  • Colorado 16.5%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 24.5%
  • County 23.4%
  • Colorado 22.4%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 47.4%
  • Jefferson County 43.0%
  • Colorado 40.8%

Seventy eight percent of people living in Evergreen are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Evergreen 78.0%
  • Jefferson County 74.7%
  • Colorado 72.6%

Twenty three percent of people living in Evergreen have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty four percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty four percent of people in Evergreen frequently check their blood cholesterol. Nineteen percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Evergreen 22.7%
  • Jefferson County 20.3%
  • Colorado 19.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 24.2%
  • Jefferson County 23.4%
  • Colorado 22.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Evergreen 43.9%
  • Jefferson County 40.8%
  • Colorado 38.6%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 19.3%
  • County 17.1%
  • Colorado 16.5%

Forty four percent of people living in Evergreen use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 43.9%
  • Jefferson County 39.9%
  • Colorado 35.9%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twenty six percent of Evergreen residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty six percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty three percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty two percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty five percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty two percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Eleven percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 25.5%
  • County 25.9%
  • Colorado 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Evergreen 26.4%
  • Jefferson County 26.8%
  • Colorado 27.3%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Evergreen 43.0%
  • County 42.6%
  • State 42.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.7%
  • County 52.0%
  • State 51.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Evergreen 25.3%
  • County 26.7%
  • State 28.1%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Evergreen 21.8%
  • County 21.4%
  • State 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 19.5%
  • Jefferson County 19.6%
  • Colorado 19.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 11.4%
  • County 13.0%
  • State 14.2%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Evergreen 4.1%
  • Jefferson County 4.2%
  • Colorado 4.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Evergreen residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Evergreen 2.2
  • Jefferson County 2.0
  • Colorado 1.9

Eighty four percent of people living in Evergreen have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eight percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 6.0 days per month on average. They have 5.9 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 24 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Evergreen 84.4%
  • County 82.2%
  • Colorado 81.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • Jefferson County 9.4%
  • Colorado 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Evergreen 6.0
  • Jefferson County 5.2
  • Colorado 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Evergreen 5.9
  • County 5.6
  • Colorado 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Evergreen 24.0
  • County 23.2
  • Colorado 23.5

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ninety eight percent of Evergreen residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety six percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Ninety one percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Evergreen have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety one percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty one percent have ever had anal sex. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Evergreen were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 29 women. He has vaginal sex with 23 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on seven women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.7 men on average. They have had 0.9 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Evergreen were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Evergreen has vaginal or anal sex 56 times a year. Sixty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Evergreen 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty six percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Evergreen 98.0%
  • Jefferson County 97.4%
  • State 97.5%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Evergreen 95.7%
  • County 94.4%
  • State 93.7%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Here 90.8%
  • Jefferson County 88.4%
  • State 87.0%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Evergreen 49.5%
  • County 49.2%
  • Colorado 50.1%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • Jefferson County 6.5%
  • State 6.7%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 98.4%
  • Jefferson County 97.5%
  • Colorado 97.4%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Evergreen 90.9%
  • County 88.2%
  • State 86.8%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 40.7%
  • Jefferson County 41.1%
  • State 40.8%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Jefferson County 10.9%
  • Colorado 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Evergreen 17.1
  • County 16.9
  • Colorado 16.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 29.3
  • County 25.5
  • Colorado 25.7

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 22.6
  • Jefferson County 20.8
  • Colorado 21.2

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 22.3
  • County 21.5
  • Colorado 21.1

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Evergreen 6.5
  • Jefferson County 5.5
  • Colorado 5.4

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 1.7
  • County 2.5
  • State 2.2

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Evergreen 0.9
  • Jefferson County 1.4
  • State 1.2

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Evergreen 20.2
  • Jefferson County 19.5
  • Colorado 19.8

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 3.6
  • County 4.8
  • State 4.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 5.7%
  • Jefferson County 7.0%
  • Colorado 8.7%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Here 55.7
  • County 62.0
  • Colorado 65.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Evergreen 60.1%
  • Jefferson County 57.8%
  • State 55.0%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 9.9
  • Jefferson County 10.7
  • State 10.8

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Evergreen 9.1
  • County 9.7
  • State 9.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.4
  • Jefferson County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Evergreen 86.2%
  • County 81.3%
  • State 77.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of households in Evergreen use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Five percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Evergreen 9.6%
  • County 9.7%
  • Colorado 9.8%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 4.5%
  • Colorado 4.2%

Evergreen residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty five percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Evergreen 6.8
  • Jefferson County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Evergreen 34.7%
  • County 32.0%
  • Colorado 30.6%

Forty six percent of Evergreen residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Evergreen 46.4%
  • County 49.6%
  • Colorado 52.0%

Twenty three percent of Evergreen residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty nine percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty one percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty seven percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Evergreen 22.6%
  • Jefferson County 22.1%
  • State 22.3%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 40.4%
  • Jefferson County 38.8%
  • Colorado 38.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 29.3%
  • County 30.2%
  • Colorado 31.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Evergreen 21.4%
  • County 21.5%
  • State 21.1%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 46.6%
  • Jefferson County 45.7%
  • Colorado 43.5%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Evergreen 6.3
  • Jefferson County 6.2
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.6
  • Jefferson County 2.6
  • State 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.3
  • State 1.3

Ten percent of Evergreen residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty seven percent are overweight. Fifteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Ten percent of people living in Evergreen have ever received a blood transfusion. Seventeen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty six percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Ten percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Evergreen 9.5%
  • Jefferson County 10.1%
  • State 10.4%

People with anemia (%)

  • Evergreen 2.7%
  • Jefferson County 2.9%
  • State 3.1%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Evergreen 4.5%
  • Jefferson County 4.1%
  • Colorado 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Evergreen 36.6%
  • Jefferson County 34.6%
  • State 33.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Evergreen 14.7%
  • County 18.8%
  • Colorado 20.3%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Evergreen 10.3%
  • Jefferson County 10.4%
  • Colorado 10.2%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Evergreen 17.1%
  • County 18.1%
  • Colorado 19.1%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Evergreen 26.4%
  • County 24.1%
  • State 23.0%

People with gout (%)

  • Evergreen 4.3%
  • Jefferson County 3.6%
  • State 3.2%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Jefferson County 2.7%
  • Colorado 2.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 2.8%
  • State 2.7%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • Jefferson County 2.0%
  • State 1.8%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Evergreen 3.1%
  • County 3.1%
  • Colorado 3.2%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Evergreen 3.2%
  • Jefferson County 2.7%
  • Colorado 2.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Evergreen 8.4%
  • Jefferson County 7.5%
  • Colorado 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Evergreen 3.3%
  • County 3.4%
  • Colorado 3.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • Jefferson County 2.9%
  • State 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • Jefferson County 8.4%
  • Colorado 7.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty one percent of births in Evergreen were vaginal deliveries. Thirty nine percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.2 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty seven percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty five percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty two percent of women in Evergreen have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Thirteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Eighty three percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eleven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty one percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Evergreen 61.1%
  • County 62.6%
  • State 63.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Evergreen 38.9%
  • Jefferson County 37.4%
  • Colorado 36.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.2%
  • Jefferson County 99.3%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Evergreen 56.6%
  • Jefferson County 58.9%
  • Colorado 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Evergreen 64.5%
  • County 60.7%
  • Colorado 58.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Evergreen 22.4%
  • County 20.6%
  • State 19.2%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Evergreen 12.8%
  • Jefferson County 11.2%
  • Colorado 10.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Evergreen 83.3%
  • Jefferson County 77.7%
  • State 74.9%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • County 8.9%
  • Colorado 8.1%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Here 13.9%
  • County 16.4%
  • Colorado 18.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 20.7%
  • Jefferson County 18.1%
  • State 16.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Evergreen report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Six percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 42 percent of Evergreen residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Ten percent of people living in Evergreen are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 58.3%
  • Jefferson County 57.4%
  • State 56.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Evergreen 5.9%
  • County 5.1%
  • State 4.8%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Evergreen 41.9%
  • County 40.5%
  • State 40.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Evergreen 9.5%
  • Jefferson County 8.6%
  • State 8.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People in Evergreen spend $372 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 20 percent of their income. The average family in Evergreen spends $78 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $168 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $29 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $372
  • Jefferson County $368
  • State $367

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Here 19.7%
  • Jefferson County 22.5%
  • Colorado 23.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Evergreen $78
  • County $77
  • Colorado $78

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Evergreen 3.7%
  • County 4.2%
  • Colorado 4.4%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Evergreen $168
  • Jefferson County $153
  • Colorado $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 6.8%
  • Jefferson County 7.4%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $29
  • Jefferson County $28
  • State $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Evergreen 1.3%
  • Jefferson County 1.3%
  • State 1.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Evergreen report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 percent. Seventy seven percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty percent of Evergreen population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty three percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Sixteen percent of people in Evergreen had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 79.1%
  • County 79.7%
  • State 79.8%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 76.8%
  • Jefferson County 79.1%
  • Colorado 79.4%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Evergreen 94.6%
  • County 95.0%
  • Colorado 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 19.8%
  • County 19.8%
  • State 19.2%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 43.3%
  • County 42.7%
  • State 43.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Evergreen 16.2%
  • Jefferson County 15.8%
  • Colorado 15.6%

Twenty three percent of Evergreen residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 23.3%
  • Jefferson County 23.5%
  • State 23.7%

Seventeen percent of Evergreen residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty three percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Seven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eight percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Six percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Evergreen 16.8%
  • Jefferson County 16.9%
  • State 17.0%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Evergreen 23.2%
  • Jefferson County 23.0%
  • State 22.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Evergreen 6.9%
  • County 7.9%
  • State 8.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • Jefferson County 8.9%
  • State 9.4%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Evergreen 6.1%
  • Jefferson County 6.5%
  • Colorado 6.4%
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