area codescrime ratepopulation, population growthradio stationsweather, weather forecastzip code

Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes

 

<< See who will be the next president.

Population (year 2000): 6,784. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,038 (+18.5% change)
Males: 3,493 (51.5%), Females: 3,291 (48.5%)

Garfield County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 30.9 years
Median household income: $42,734 (year 2000)
Median house value: $144,600 (year 2000)

Rifle, CO residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Rifle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.5%)
  • Hispanic (16.3%)
  • Other race (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.2%), Irish (16.1%), English (14.5%), United States (5.8%), Italian (4.8%), French (4.6%).Colorado

Elevation: 5345 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Rifle,

For population 25 years and over in Rifle

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rifle city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

7.2% Foreign born (6.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,285 (+23.4%).


Real Estate - the entire MLS for Rifle, Colorado /> Illinois. />
CO Real Estate - access over 40,000 homes 250,000 pictures & virtual tours. />
Hotels - Tours, Reviews, Hotel Maps Compare & Save on Hotels Today! />
www.HotelsByCity.com )

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CO Boulder, (176.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Denver, (194.0 miles pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (509.6 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: CO Silt, (9.0 miles Castle, CO New (17.2 miles Mesa, CO Battlement (18.6 miles CO Parachute, (19.4 miles CO (24.1 miles Collbran, Springs, CO Glenwood (31.1 miles Beque, CO De (32.8 miles CO Meeker, (35.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 32 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 1998: 64 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 89 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2001: 99 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2002: 94 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2003: 70 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $134,700

Latitude: 39.54 N, Longitude: 107.78 W

Area code: 970

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

Industries providing employment: Construction (19.0%), Retail trade (18.3%), Educational,health and social services (15.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -961 (-14.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,249 (35.7%)

Average climate in Rifle, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hospital/medical center in Rifle:
  • CLAGETT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (707 EAST FIFTH ST BOX 72)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Rifle:
  • VALLEY VIEW HOSPITAL ASSN (about 32 miles; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO)
  • PIONEERS HOSPITAL OF RIO BLANCO (about 37 miles; MEEKER, CO)
  • DELTA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 59 miles; DELTA, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Rifle, CO

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rifle:
  • WALKER FIELD (about 59 miles; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; ID: GJT)
  • EAGLE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 61 miles; EAGLE, CO; ID: EGE)
  • ASPEN-PITKIN CO/SARDY FIELD (about 68 miles; ASPEN, CO; ID: ASE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rifle:
  • GARFIELD COUNTY REGIONAL (about 5 miles; RIFLE, CO; ID: RIL)
  • GLENWOOD SPRINGS MUNI (about 34 miles; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; ID: GWS)
  • MEEKER (about 35 miles; MEEKER, CO; ID: EEO)

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
Streets and Highways 8 $37,153 $55,729 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $3,252 $39,024 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $10,656 $42,624 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $18,166 $43,598 1 $604
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $8,086 $32,344 0 $0
Water Supply 8 $29,364 $44,046 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $9,383 $37,532 5 $2,063
Financial Administration 4 $15,153 $45,459 1 $2,072
Other Government Administration 7 $27,214 $46,652 16 $3,653
Judicial and Legal 1 $3,321 $39,852 2 $5,894
Police Protection - Officers 15 $64,246 $51,396 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $9,232 $27,696 1 $2,063
Totals for Government 62 $235,226 $45,527 26 $16,350
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rifle:
  • COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE (about 32 miles; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,400)
  • MESA STATE COLLEGE (about 62 miles; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • WESTERN STATE COLLEGE COLORADO (about 82 miles; GUNNISON, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • FORT LEWIS COLLEGE (about 155 miles; DURANGO, CO; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 171 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 173 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,684)
  • COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES (about 180 miles; GOLDEN, CO; FT enrollment: 3,183)
Public high school in Rifle:
  • RIFLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 920; Location: 1350 PREFONTAINE AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rifle:
  • RIFLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 689; Location: 200 WEST 6TH; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 1500 EAST 7TH STREET; Grades: PK - 04)
  • WAMSLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 225 EAST 30TH STREET; Grades: PK - 04)

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1).


Rifle compared to Colorado state average:
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Rifle:
  • KRGS (690 AM; 1 kW; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGLN (980 AM; 1 kW; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Rifle:
  • K272DL (102.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • KZKS-FM2 (105.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C)
  • 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.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K202BJ (88.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • K292CY (106.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MESA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAYW (98.1 FM; MEEKER, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K244AN (96.7 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KQZR (102.5 FM; CRAIG, CO; Owner: CRAIG BROADCASTING, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Rifle:
  • K11KR (Channel 2; RIFLE, CO; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

© USAElectionPolls.com 2006-2017