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Alamosa County, Colorado

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Population:

  • Total Population: 14,966
  • Males: 7,381
  • Females: 7,585

Ethnicity:

  • White: 8,139
  • Black/African American: 82
  • Hispanic: 6,222
  • Native American/Eskimo: 157
  • Asian: 117
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 15
  • Other: 26
  • 2 or more: 208

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (10,015)
  2. Spanish (3,680)
  3. German (45)
  4. Navaho (25)
  5. French (15)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 703

  1. Mexico (458)
  2. Guatemala (120)
  3. Philippines (26)
  4. Korea (16)
  5. Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (12)
  6. Other South America (11)
  7. Canada (8)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (5,716)
  2. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (1,155)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (378)
  4. Assemblies of God (334)
  5. Southern Baptist Convention (275)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Alamosa Family Medical Center: 1710 First Street, Alamosa - (719) 589-3658

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 4,362
  • Sensory: 558
  • Physical: 1,076
  • Mental: 686
  • Self-care: 237
  • Go outside home: 804
  • Employment: 996

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 118

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 5,467
  • Utility gas: 3,312
  • Bottled or LP gas: 961
  • Electricity: 745
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 38
  • Coal or Coke: 2
  • Wood: 336
  • Solar Energy: 22
  • Other fuel: 32
  • No fuel used: 19

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 10,775
  • No vehicle: 911
  • 1 or more vehicle: 9,864

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 138
  • No High School: 547
  • Some High School: 804
  • High School: 2,320
  • Some College: 2,105
  • Associate's Degree: 343
  • College Degree: 1,318
  • Master's Degree: 767
  • Professional Degree: 149
  • Doctoral Degree: 76

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 5,467
  • Owners with phone: 3,407
  • Owners without phone: 94
  • Renters with phone: 1,847
  • Renters without phone: 119

10 closest counties:

  1. Costilla County, Colorado
  2. Conejos County, Colorado
  3. Rio Grande County, Colorado
  4. Saguache County, Colorado
  5. Custer County, Colorado
  6. Huerfano County, Colorado
  7. Taos County, New Mexico
  8. Fremont County, Colorado
  9. Mineral County, Colorado
  10. Chaffee County, Colorado

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

81101, 81102, 81136, 81146

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • KRZA (88.7 FM) ALAMASA, CO
  • KASF (90.9 FM) ALAMOSA, CO
  • KALQ-FM (93.5 FM) ALAMOSA, CO
  • KGIW (1450 AM) ALAMOSA, CO
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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