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Population (year 2000): 7,977. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,244 (+3.3% change)
Males: 3,809 (47.7%), Females: 4,168 (52.3%)

Montezuma County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $28,776 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,400 (year 2000)

Cortez, CO residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Cortez:

  • White Non-Hispanic (74.7%)
  • Hispanic (13.3%)
  • American Indian (11.4%)
  • Other race (6.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (18.5%), English (15.0%), Irish (10.6%), United States (8.7%), French (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).Colorado

Elevation: 6201 feet

Land area: 5.5 square miles

Cortez,

For population 25 years and over in Cortez

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cortez city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

2.8% Foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +603 (+8.2%).


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Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 23 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $121,400

Latitude: 37.35 N, Longitude: 108.58 W

Area code: 970

Cortez, Colorado business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.0%), Retail trade (19.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.4%), Construction (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,486 (+18.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,257 (65.3%)

Crime in Cortez by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 2
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 12.5 25.1
Rapes 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 12.5 0.0 12.5
Assaults 5 18 9 17
    per 100,000 62.7 225.6 112.8 213.1
Burglaries 41 33 30 39
    per 100,000 514.0 413.7 376.1 488.9
Thefts 340 404 395 378
    per 100,000 4262.3 5064.6 4951.7 4738.6
Auto thefts 11 12 18 11
    per 100,000 137.9 150.4 225.6 137.9
230.0 292.5 277.5 306.3

Average climate in Cortez, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hospital/medical center in Cortez:
  • SOUTHWEST HEALTH SYSTEM INC (1311 N MILDRED RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Cortez:
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 45 miles; SHIPROCK, NM)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER OF DURANGO (about 51 miles; DURANGO, CO)
  • LIFECOURSE CENTER FOR REHAB SERVICES (about 57 miles; FARMINGTON, NM)

Political contributions by individuals in Cortez, CO

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cortez:
  • CORTEZ MUNI (about 5 miles; CORTEZ, CO; ID: CEZ)
  • FOUR CORNERS REGIONAL (about 50 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; ID: FMN)
  • DURANGO-LA PLATA COUNTY (about 59 miles; DURANGO, CO; ID: DRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cortez:
  • DOVE CREEK (about 35 miles; DOVE CREEK, CO; ID: 8V6)
  • SHIPROCK AIRSTRIP (about 47 miles; SHIPROCK, NM; ID: 5V5)
  • ANIMAS AIR PARK (about 51 miles; DURANGO, CO; ID: 00C)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 2 $4,926 $29,556 1 $1,355
Police Protection - Officers 28 $132,526 $56,796 0 $0
Police - Other 20 $47,486 $28,491 0 $0
Streets and Highways 13 $38,291 $35,345 0 $0
Airports 1 $3,762 $45,144 1 $310
Health 2 $3,542 $21,252 3 $2,708
Solid Waste Management 12 $26,271 $26,271 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 10 $29,103 $34,923 14 $9,367
Water Supply 7 $18,914 $32,424 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $9,928 $29,784 5 $2,655
Other and Unallocable 7 $18,128 $31,076 0 $0
Financial Administration 8 $25,417 $38,125 1 $1,149
Other Government Administration 8 $27,615 $41,422 7 $801
Totals for Government 122 $385,909 $37,958 32 $18,345
College/University in Cortez:
  • SAN JUAN BASIN AREA VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 516; Location: 33057 HWY 160; Public; Website: www.sanjuanbasintechschool.org)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cortez:
  • SAN JUAN COLLEGE (about 49 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • FORT LEWIS COLLEGE (about 51 miles; DURANGO, CO; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • MESA STATE COLLEGE (about 119 miles; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • WESTERN STATE COLLEGE COLORADO (about 147 miles; GUNNISON, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE (about 173 miles; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; FT enrollment: 3,400)
  • ADAMS STATE COLLEGE (about 187 miles; ALAMOSA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,147)
  • NORTHLAND PIONEER COLLEGE (about 199 miles; HOLBROOK, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,177)
Public high schools in Cortez:
  • MONTEZUMA-CORTEZ HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 889; Location: 206 WEST 7TH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SOUTHWEST OPEN CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 401 NORTH DOLORES ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cortez:
  • CORTEZ MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 697; Location: 450 WEST 2ND STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MANAUGH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 360; Location: 300 EAST 4TH STREET; Grades: 01 - 06)
  • MESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 355; Location: 703 WEST 7TH STREET; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • KEMPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 620 EAST MONTEZUMA; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • BEECH STREET KINDERGARTEN (Students: 205; Location: 510 NORTH BEECH STREET; Grades: KG - KG)
  • LEWIS-ARRIOLA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 122; Location: 21434 ROAD U; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DOWNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 400 NORTH ELM; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • PRESCHOOL/JUMPSTART (Students: 79; Location: 210 SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: PK - PK)
  • BATTLE ROCK CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 11247 COUNTY ROAD G; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Cortez:
  • LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 11502 HWY 145; Grades: KG - 11)
  • CORTEZ ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 34; Location: 540 WEST FOURTH STREET; Grades: KG - 9)
  • CHILDRENS KIVA (Students: 26; Location: PO BOX 1417; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Cortez:
  • CORTEZ PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $341,273; Location: 202 N. PARK; 34,111 books; 1,118 audio materials; 1,410 video materials; 81 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Cortez: Conquistador Golf Course (A), Cortez Center (B), Cortez City Hall (C), Cortez Fire Department (D), Cortez Police Department (E), Justice Building (F), Cortez Public Library (G), Colorado Welcome Center (H), Montezuma County Community Center (I), Montezuma County Court House (J), Montezuma County Senior Center (K).

Shopping Center: Cortez Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Cortez include: First Southern Baptist Church (A), New Life Chapel (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Evangel Assembly of God (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E), Baptist Chapel (F), First Baptist Church (G), Montezuma Valley Presbyterian Church (H).

Cemetery: Cortez Cemetery (1).

Reservoir: Denny Lake (A).

Parks in Cortez include: Denny Park (1), Denny Lake Park (2), Mesa Park and Environmental Lab (3), Montezuma Park (4), Centennial Park (5), Cortez City Park (6).


Cortez compared to Colorado state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Cortez:
  • KVFC (740 AM; 1 kW; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KLLV (550 AM; daytime; 2 kW; BREEN, CO; Owner: DAYSTAR RADIO, LTD.)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Cortez:
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • K278AD (103.5 FM; CORTEZ, ETC., CO; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KSJD (91.5 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: SAN JUAN BASIN AREA VOC-TECH SCHOOL)
  • K222AD (92.3 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • K232DA (94.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K237CR (95.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K242AJ (96.3 FM; MANCOS, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • K265DC (100.9 FM; CORTEZ, ETC., CO; Owner: NAVAJO MISSIONS, INC.)
  • K281AC (104.1 FM; MANCOS, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • KISZ-FM (97.9 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • K269EO (107.1 FM; DOLORES, CO; Owner: ALAN E. KARSH)
  • K248AJ (97.5 FM; MONTICELLO, UT; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)
  • KIQX (101.3 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTINGS, LLC)
  • K216DB (91.1 FM; PLEASANT VIEW, CO; Owner: SAN JUAN BASIN AREA VOCATIONAL TECH.)
  • KRSJ (100.5 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUTE (90.1 FM; IGNACIO, CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • K210BA (89.9 FM; PURGATORY, ETC., CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • K220DZ (91.9 FM; DOLORES, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • K216DA (91.1 FM; DOLORES, CO; Owner: SAN JUAN BASIN AREA VOCATIONAL TECH.)
TV broadcast stations around Cortez:
  • K06JF (Channel 6; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K04OO (Channel 4; ISMAY CANYON, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)

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