Elbert, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 230.
Males: 124  (54.1%)
Females: 106  (45.9%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $91,707
Elbert:

$91,707
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $40,914

Elbert CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $420,002
Elbert:

$420,002
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $453,657; Detached houses: $465,446; Townhouses or other attached units: $224,818; Mobile homes: $103,265

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,325.

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  • Races in Elbert, CO (2010)

    Elbert races chart
    • 22296.5%White alone
    • 52.2%Two or more races
    • 31.3%Hispanic

Races in Elbert detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elbert: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (34.2%), German (13.7%), American (11.0%), European (11.0%), Scottish (5.5%), Swedish (5.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6720 feet

For population 25 years and over in Elbert:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Elbert CDP:

  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 31.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 27.1%

10 residents are foreign born (4.7% Europe, 1.2% Latin America).

This place:

5.8%
Colorado:

9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Elbert, Colorado as of April 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Elbert to the number of sex offenders is 34 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,128 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $481 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (28.2 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (575.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Kiowa, CO (3.1 miles ), Elizabeth, CO (3.2 miles ), Black Forest-Peyton, CO (3.5 miles ), Peyton, CO (3.7 miles ), Ponderosa Park, CO (3.7 miles ), Black Forest, CO (3.8 miles ), Franktown, CO (4.1 miles) , Calhan, CO (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.22 N, Longitude: 104.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Elbert household income distribution Elbert home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (52%)
  • Wholesale trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (48%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (27%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Elbert: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Elbert-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Elbert place center .

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 tornado 31.2 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elbert-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 70% 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 226.2 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 159.5 miles away from Elbert 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 584.4 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 15.5 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 150.1 miles away from Elbert center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.7 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 Elbert County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Elbert:

  • LANI'S CARE NETWORK, INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

Airports and heliports located in Elbert:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elbert:

  • United States Air Force Academy (about 24 miles; USAFA, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,088)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 27 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 28 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 28 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado College (about 31 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Jones International University (about 31 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)
  • Colorado State University-Global Campus (about 34 miles; Greenwood Village, CO; FT enrollment: 3,642)

Public high school in Elbert:

Public elementary/middle school in Elbert:

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Elbert 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 2010 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 4.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.24
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.7%
(22.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.3%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Colorado average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Elbert CDP (based on Elbert County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,31713
Catholic1,0221
Other7442
Mainline Protestant3847
None19,619-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Elbert County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Elbert County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.8%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Elbert County:

17.4%
Colorado:

18.4%

9.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.18%
Colorado average:

9.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Douglas County, CO  2.54% ($60,005 average AGI)
from Arapahoe County, CO  1.43% ($63,324)
from El Paso County, CO  0.59% ($36,674)


9.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.59%
Colorado average:

9.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Douglas County, CO  2.08% ($50,325 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  1.62% ($41,299)
to Denver County, CO  0.66% ($37,962)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elbert:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elbert:

  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • 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)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Elbert:

  • KWHD (Channel 53; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Elbert fatal accident list:

Aug 23, 1982 00:10 AM, 25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 20, 1977 03:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 1,761Total average daily traffic
  • 105Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,465Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elbert)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fire Station (Lat: 39.217222 Lon: -104.534417), Call Sign: KNEF506
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHzGrant Date: 10/09/2002, Expiration Date: 10/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2012Registrant: Elbert Fire Protection District, 24310 Main St., Elbert, CO 80106, Phone: (303) 648-3000, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • ELBERT, Off Rd 37, Approx 1 Mi S Of Rd 102 (Lat: 39.223750 Lon: -104.497778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPOQ760
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 6725.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/2008, Expiration Date: 11/09/2018, Certifier: Francis J DiricoRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1220 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-6767, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • MERIDIAN ES, 10480 Rainbow Bridge Dr (Lat: 38.981528 Lon: -104.589778), Type: Building, Structure height: 7.9 m, Overall height: 9.5 m, Call Sign: WQJA344
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/2008, Expiration Date: 07/02/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2015, Certifier: Jeffrey J YouleRegistrant: Affiniti, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • ELBERT, Lat: 39.270139 Lon: -104.532500, Call Sign: WQKV453
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHzGrant Date: 09/25/2009, Expiration Date: 09/25/2019, Certifier: Serena BrooksRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • DEN-EBT, 24555 Cr-37 (Lat: 39.223917 Lon: -104.497639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 31 m, Call Sign: WQPB871
    Assigned Frequencies: 21375.0 MHz, 21375.0 MHz, 21375.0 MHz, 21375.0 MHz, 21375.0 MHz, 21375.0 MHz, 21375.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/30/2012, Expiration Date: 03/30/2022, Certifier: Jerry SchleigerRegistrant: Lp Broadband, 619 14th Street Sw, Loveland, CO 80537, Phone: (970) 295-4236, Fax: (970) 797-0119, Email:
  • ELBERT NORTH, 5555 Road 106 (Lat: 39.252000 Lon: -104.562194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQUI849
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 07/21/2014, Expiration Date: 07/21/2024, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1220 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-6767, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Kelly Air Park (Lat: 39.223611 Lon: -104.641361), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KTL4
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.050 MHzGrant Date: 07/15/2015, Expiration Date: 05/08/2025Registrant: Kelly Airpark Association, 24943 Ben Kelly Rd., Elbert, CO 80106, Phone: (303) 648-0056, Email:
  • Black Forest Glider Park (Lat: 39.223611 Lon: -104.636639), Call Sign: WNF7
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.300 MHz, 123.500 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/1997, Expiration Date: 10/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2003Registrant: Black Forest Soaring Society Inc, 24566 David C Johnson Loop, Elbert, CO 80106

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elbert)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Elbert)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

50 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elbert and their reported violations in the past:

ELBERT WSD (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 53 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Elbert

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elbert, CO

Elbert compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value below 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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