Black Forest-Peyton, Colorado

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Population in July 2007: 42,682.
Males: 21,565  (50.5%)
Females: 21,117  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Colorado median age:  34.3 years

Zip code: 80908

Estimated median household income in 2012: $92,365 (it was $78,359 in 2000)
Black Forest-Peyton:

$92,365
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $39,787 (it was $31,273 in 2000)

Black Forest-Peyton CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $360,456 (it was $241,200 in 2000)
Black Forest-Peyton:

$360,456
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $401,675; Detached houses: $418,908; Townhouses or other attached units: $327,608; In 2-unit structures: $285,473; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $175,344; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $447,876; Mobile homes: $146,222; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $41,869
Black Forest-Peyton races chart
  • White alone - 34,967 (92.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1,315 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 580 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 391 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 356 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 177 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 57 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 24 (0.06%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Black Forest-Peyton: 215.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 503.1 square miles.

Population density: 85 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Black Forest-Peyton:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Black Forest-Peyton CCD:

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 76.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Black Forest-Peyton CCD:  0.6% ($1,481)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (16.1 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (564.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Black Forest, CO (1.9 miles ), Peyton, CO (2.7 miles ), Gleneagle, CO (3.4 miles ), Elsmere, CO (3.5 miles ), Elbert, CO (3.5 miles ), Woodmoor, CO (3.6 miles ), Monument, CO (3.7 miles ), Air Force Academy, CO (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.05 N, Longitude: 104.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Black Forest-Peyton household income distribution Black Forest-Peyton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Computer specialists (11%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

Work and jobs in Black Forest-Peyton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Black Forest-Peyton, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Black Forest-Peyton-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Black Forest-Peyton place center .

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 tornado 19.2 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Black Forest-Peyton-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 236.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.5 miles away from Black Forest-Peyton center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 588.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 19.7 miles away from Black Forest-Peyton center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 131.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in El Paso County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Black Forest-Peyton:

  • LANI'S CARE NETWORK, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • LIBERTY HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • SUMMIT HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • TEAMSELECT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION-COLORADO SPRINGS (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF COLORADO SPRINGS (Hospital, about 14 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • PHYSICIANS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

Amtrak station near Black Forest-Peyton:

  • 19 miles: COLORADO SPRINGS (120 S. WEBER) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Black Forest-Peyton:

  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 15 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 8,700)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 16 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 5,088)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 17 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 17 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado College (about 19 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 22 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Jones International University (about 39 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)

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Notable locations in Black Forest-Peyton: Gleneagle Golf Course (A), Woodmoor Country Club (B), Hudson Ranch (C), Cummings Ranch (D), La Vega Ranch (E), Gieck Ranch (F), Old Brown Ranch (G), Bennett Ranch (H), Old Orr Ranch (I), Hyatt Ranch (J), Reverse J Diamond Ranch (K), Fairplay Community Building (L), Pine Park Ranch (M), Pine View Ranch (N), Ayer Ranch (O), Pine Cone Ranch (P), Old Bar X Ranch (Q), Brentwood Country Club (R), Hardesty Ranch (S), Shamrock Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Black Forest-Peyton include: Black Forest Church (A), Black Forest Baptist Assembly (B), Saint Marys Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Myers Cemetery (1), Lenard Cemetery (2), National Slovak Society Cemetery (3), Saint Michaels Cemetery (4), Eastonville Cemetery (5), Bluff Cemetery (6), Calhan Memorial Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Kiowa Creek Watershed F-18 Reservoir (A), Kiowa Creek Watershed K-79 Reservoir (B), Kiowa Creek Watershed 1-G-20 Reservoir (C), Kiowa Creek Watershed 1-G-30 Reservoir (D), Kiowa Creek Watershed 1-N-10 Reservoir (E), Kiowa Creek Watershed 1-P-10 Reservoir (F), Kiowa Creek Watershed H-21 Reservoir (G), Kiowa Creek Watershed J-33 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: East Branch Brackett Creek (A), Cantrell Creek (B), Snipe Creek (C), Burgess River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Black Forest-Peyton include: Black Forest Recreation Area (1), Fox Run Regional Park (2), Black Forest Regional Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

El Paso County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 39.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.503. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.503
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.01
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.03. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.03
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00479. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00479
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  83.3%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.9%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.3%
Whole state:

9.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.5%
Whole state:

4.1%
38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
17 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Black Forest-Peyton in 2000:

  • 40 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 17 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in nursing homes

Black Forest-Peyton compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below 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 above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Black Forest-Peyton CCD (based on El Paso County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.10%
Here: 37.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents30.3%10.8%8.9%6.0%5.4%
Congregations7.1%10.5%0.3%8.8%6.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.5%4.4%3.3%2.5%24.0%
Congregations2.7%4.8%1.4%2.7%55.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 57
El Paso County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
El Paso County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 168
El Paso County:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 389
Here:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
El Paso County:

19.8%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.0%
State:

9.6%

9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200540,788 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.30%
Colorado average:

10.77%

0.54% of residents moved from foreign countries($2,092 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.54%
Colorado average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pueblo County, CO  0.20% ($29,291 average AGI)
from Teller County, CO  0.19% ($39,501)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.19% ($45,333)


8.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200640,875 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Colorado average:

10.03%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries($1,545 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.35%
Colorado average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Douglas County, CO  0.25% ($60,352 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  0.24% ($29,479)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.22% ($41,676)

Strongest AM radio stations in Black Forest-Peyton:

  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Black Forest-Peyton:

  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KILO (94.3 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KRDO-FM (95.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEPC (89.7 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYZX (103.9 FM; PUEBLO WEST, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO B/CASTRS, INC)
  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Black Forest-Peyton:

  • KKTV (Channel 11; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTSC (Channel 8; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Black Forest-Peyton on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Business and financial operations occupations:"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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