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Meeker is a town in Rio Blanco County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Indian agent Nathan Meeker, killed in a Ute uprising in 1879
The latitude of Meeker is 40.037N. The longitude is -107.912W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,240 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,210.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Meeker demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rio Blanco County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 81641 ZIP code.
25% of Meeker residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Meeker ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Meeker was $17,647, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Meeker residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Meeker, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $756.
Libraries in Meeker include Meeker Regional Library District ... View libraries
Rio Blanco County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Meeker political report.
The average commute time for Meeker workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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