Karval, Colorado

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Population in July 2007: 581.
Males: 290  (50.0%)
Females: 291  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Colorado median age:  34.3 years

Zip code: 80823

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,933 (it was $29,850 in 2000)
Karval:

$39,933
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,945 (it was $17,541 in 2000)

Karval CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,115 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Karval:

$109,115
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $196,825; Detached houses: $212,498; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,291; In 2-unit structures: $79,484; Mobile homes: $173,828
Karval races chart
  • White alone - 642 (95.5%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Karval: 166.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5112 feet

Land area: 1206.1 square miles.

Population density: 0.5 people per square mile   (very low).

Karval, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Karval:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Karval CCD:

  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 68.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

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

Karval CCD:  0.4% ($350)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)
Karval satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (58.8 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (60.6 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (562.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hugo, CO (5.7 miles ), Sugar City, CO (5.7 miles ), Haswell, CO (5.8 miles) , Ordway, CO (5.8 miles ), Crowley, CO (6.0 miles) , Simla, CO (6.1 miles ), Southeastern El Paso, CO (6.1 miles ), Ramah, CO (6.2 miles) .

Latitude: 38.70 N, Longitude: 103.69 W

Area code: 719

Karval household income distribution Karval home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.6%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (56%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (41%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (20%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)

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

Average climate in Karval, Colorado

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Tornado activity:

Karval-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the Karval place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/6/1990, a category F3 tornado 32.5 miles away from the place center injured 14 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Karval-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 136.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 273.9 miles away from Karval 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 130.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 142.7 miles away from Karval center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.2 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 Lincoln County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Karval:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 56 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 60 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 60 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 62 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado College (about 63 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 64 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 64 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)

Public high schools in Karval:

Public elementary/middle school in Karval:

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Notable locations in Karval: Andy Windmill (A), Hall Station (B), Rush Creek Ranch (C), Forder (D), Forder Ranch (E), Bar W W Ranch (F), Karval Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Karval: Blue Cliff Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Dudley Cemetery (1), Grandma Forgey Grave (2), Liberty Bell Cemetery (3), Samuel Messersmith Grave (4), Bucklen Cemetery (5), Spring Hill Cemetery (6), Kirkland Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Nelson Lake (A), Hubbard Lake (B), Stacy Lakes (C), Sharp Lake (D), Blakeman Lake (E), Roundtree Lake (F), Schafer Reservoir (G), Evilsizer Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pond Creek (A), Skull Creek (B), South Rush Creek (C), North Rush Creek (D), Little Horse Creek (E), Steels Fork (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Karval: Kaval Lake State Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

KARVAL WATER USERS INC (Population served: 129, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.8%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

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

15.9%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

9.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

Karval compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (82%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (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 Karval CCD (based on Lincoln County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.57%
Here: 34.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents33.4%22.8%10.8%6.7%5.6%
Congregations9.5%19.0%9.5%4.8%4.8%
NameLutheran ChurchChurches of ChristReformed Church in the United StatesConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceOther
Adherents4.9%3.6%3.0%2.6%6.6%
Congregations14.3%4.8%4.8%4.8%23.8%
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: 2
Lincoln County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Lincoln County:

13.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

13.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

22.0%
Colorado:

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

4.7%
State:

9.6%

7.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
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 El Paso County, CO  0.93% ($34,000 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  0.68% ($36,000)


8.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
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 Weld County, CO  0.67% ($21,364 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Karval:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Karval:

  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYZX (103.9 FM; PUEBLO WEST, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO B/CASTRS, INC)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, 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.)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, 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)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Barrel Springs Site, Approx 12.4 Mi (20 Km) Se Of (Lat: 38.639167 Lon: -103.338278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: KNKR307
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2007, Expiration Date: 10/27/2017, Certifier: Francis J Dirico
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, Chartered, 1650 Tysons Boulevard, Suite 1500, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8694, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 10 Mi S (Lat: 38.588889 Lon: -103.538000), Call Sign: KEA289, Licensee ID: L00407341
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.870 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/2001, Expiration Date: 12/22/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2012
    Registrant: Ronald L Parker, H C 73 Box 64, Karval, CO 80823

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Karval, CO, Lat: 38.710306 Lon: -103.710000, Call Sign: WQAS968
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz, 956.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2004, Expiration Date: 08/02/2014, Certifier: Joseph Listengart
    Registrant: Sourcegas Arkansas, 655 East Millsap Road, Suite 104, Fayetteville, AR 72703, Phone: (877) 404-7207, Fax: (479) 582-7802, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER J5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 77 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2966C , Serial Number: 5-804, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Neil James, 20996 County Road 29, Karval, CO 80823, Other Owners: Mark James

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Karval on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors"
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