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Population (year 2000): 41,986. Estimated population in July 2005: 45,299 (+7.9% change)
Males: 20,464 (48.7%), Females: 21,522 (51.3%)

Mesa County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $33,152 (year 2000)
Median house value: $121,500 (year 2000)

Grand Junction, CO residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Grand Junction:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.9%)
  • Hispanic (10.9%)
  • Other race (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.7%), English (15.2%), Irish (11.4%), United States (7.9%), Italian (4.3%), French (3.4%).Junction, Colorado

Elevation: 4597 feet

Land area: 30.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Grand Junction

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Junction city

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

4.1% Foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,316 (+21.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: UT Provo, (227.8 miles www.LaQuinta.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Denver, (250.9 miles pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (453.7 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Mesa, CO (3.7 miles Orchard CO (5.4 miles Fruitvale, CO Redlands, (5.6 miles CO Clifton, (6.5 miles CO Fruita, (12.5 miles CO Palisade, (14.2 miles Beque, CO De (29.4 miles CO Delta, (41.4 miles

Latitude: 39.08 N, Longitude: 108.56 W

Area code: 970

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.1%), Retail trade (13.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +19,860 (+47.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 16,109 (82.3%)

Crime in Grand Junction by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 5 6 1 0 0 2
    per 100,000 11.9 14.3 2.4 0.0 0.0 4.8
Rapes 7 17 20 19 34 41
    per 100,000 16.7 40.5 47.6 45.3 81.0 97.7
Robberies 17 14 26 18 17 17
    per 100,000 40.5 33.3 61.9 42.9 40.5 40.5
Assaults 133 114 123 114 182 213
    per 100,000 316.8 271.5 293.0 271.5 433.5 507.3
Burglaries 364 411 468 372 513 556
    per 100,000 867.0 978.9 1114.7 886.0 1221.8 1324.3
Thefts 2,038 2,364 2,788 1,952 2,561 2,410
    per 100,000 4854.0 5630.4 6640.3 4649.2 6099.7 5740.0
Auto thefts 95 102 137 142 162 189
    per 100,000 226.3 242.9 326.3 338.2 385.8 450.2
367.0 408.0 468.3 360.3 491.6 515.7

Average climate in Grand Junction, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Birthplace of: Kellen Walter - College basketball player (New Mexico Lobos).


Hospitals/medical centers in Grand Junction:
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (2021 N 12TH ST)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER (2635 NORTH 7TH ST BOX 1628)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Grand Junction:
  • FAMILY HEALTH WEST HOSPITAL - CAH (about 13 miles; FRUITA, CO)
  • DELTA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; DELTA, CO)
  • CLAGETT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 59 miles; RIFLE, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Grand Junction, CO

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grand Junction:
  • WALKER FIELD (about 4 miles; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; ID: GJT)
  • MONTROSE REGIONAL (about 62 miles; MONTROSE, CO; ID: MTJ)
  • TELLURIDE REGIONAL (about 91 miles; TELLURIDE, CO; ID: TEX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grand Junction:
  • MACK MESA (about 24 miles; MACK, CO; ID: C07)
  • HAWKINS FIELD (about 38 miles; DELTA, CO; ID: D17)
  • BLAKE FIELD (about 41 miles; DELTA, CO; ID: 1V9)

Amtrak station:
GRAND JUNCTION (339 S. 1ST ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 26 $91,755 $42,348 1 $655
Firefighters 79 $396,662 $60,252 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 13 $49,795 $45,964 0 $0
Sewerage 32 $133,088 $49,908 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 80 $286,100 $42,915 133 $61,011
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $16,344 $65,376 0 $0
Water Supply 26 $109,088 $50,348 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 78 $431,320 $66,356 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 5 $29,032 $69,676 1 $2,165
Other Government Administration 70 $338,629 $58,050 10 $4,951
Financial Administration 24 $102,342 $51,171 1 $376
Police - Other 55 $223,871 $48,844 3 $5,130
Streets and Highways 56 $234,241 $50,194 5 $6,733
Fire - Other 11 $59,116 $64,490 0 $0
Totals for Government 558 $2,501,384 $53,793 154 $81,021
Colleges/Universities in Grand Junction:
  • MESA STATE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,415; Location: 1100 North Avenue; Public; Website: www.mesastate.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • INTELLITEC COLLEGE-GRAND JUNCTION (FT enrollment: 156; Location: 772 HORIZON DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.intelliteccollege.com)
  • ACADEMY OF BEAUTY CULTURE (FT enrollment: 60; Location: 2992 NORTH AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.Cosmetologyschool.com)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Grand Junction:
  • COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE (about 91 miles; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,400)
  • WESTERN STATE COLLEGE COLORADO (about 115 miles; GUNNISON, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • FORT LEWIS COLLEGE (about 133 miles; DURANGO, CO; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • SAN JUAN COLLEGE (about 161 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • SNOW COLLEGE (about 210 miles; EPHRAIM, UT; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • ADAMS STATE COLLEGE (about 216 miles; ALAMOSA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,147)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 231 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)
Public high schools in Grand Junction:
  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,641; Location: 3130 E1/2 ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GRAND JUNCTION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,624; Location: 1400 N 5TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Grand Junction:
  • NEW HORIZONS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 641 HORIZON DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 67; Location: 3099 F ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 52; Location: 636 29 ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PEAR PARK BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: 3102 E ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Grand Junction:
  • GRAND MESA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 730; Location: 585 31-1/2 ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • REDLANDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 639; Location: 2200 BROADWAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • THUNDER MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 625; Location: 3063 F1/2 ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHATFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 592; Location: 3188 D1/2 ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ORCHARD MESA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 574; Location: 2736 C ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FRUITVALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 511; Location: 585 30 ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BOOKCLIFF MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 2935 ORCHARD AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TOPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 2220 N 7TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WINGATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 454; Location: 351 SOUTH CAMP ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 830 GUNNISON AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Grand Junction:
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 297; Location: 800 BOOKCLIFF AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BOOKCLIFF CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 136; Location: 2702 PATTERSON RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LUTHERAN CHURCH AND SCHOOL OF (Students: 132; Location: 840 N 11TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8; Boys only)
  • INTERMOUNTAIN ADVENTIST ACAD. (Students: 37; Location: 1704 NORTH 8TH STREET; Grades: 1 - 9)
Library in Grand Junction:
  • MESA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $3,094,706; Location: 530 GRAND AVE; 253,055 books; 7,005 audio materials; 5,629 video materials; 357 serial subscriptions)

Reservoir: Gardner Lake Reservoir (A).


Grand Junction compared to Colorado state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Junction:
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KEXO (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTMM (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Junction:
  • KJYE (92.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEKB (99.9 FM; FRUITA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBKL (107.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMGJ (93.1 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M.B.C. GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXY (104.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMOZ-FM (100.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING INC)
  • KMSA (91.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MESA STATE COLLEGE)
  • KPRN (89.5 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC.)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLFV (90.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAFM (88.1 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: GRAND VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO CO, INC)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZKS-FM1 (105.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KKNN (95.1 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSTR-FM (96.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: LEGGETT BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KPRU (103.3 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Grand Junction:
  • KFQX (Channel 4; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: JOHN HARVEY REES)
  • KREX-TV (Channel 5; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KKCO (Channel 11; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: EAGLE III BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K25FZ (Channel 25; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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