Kim, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 69 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.2%
 
Males: 41  (59.4%)
Females: 28  (40.6%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 81049

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,975 (it was $25,938 in 2000)
Kim:

$33,975
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,232 (it was $16,343 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,820 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Kim:

$73,820
CO:

$240,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,336.

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    • 5371.6%White alone
    • 2027.0%Hispanic
    • 11.4%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kim: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.7%), Scottish (15.4%), Irish (6.6%), United States (6.6%), English (5.5%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1974

Elevation: 5686 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 224 people per square mile   (very low).

Kim, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Kim:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kim town:

  • Never married: 44.8%
  • Now married: 26.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

6 residents are foreign born (8.7% Latin America).

This town:

8.7%
Colorado:

9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $498 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $195 (0.2%)

Kim satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (98.9 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (136.6 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (482.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Pritchett, CO (5.3 miles) , Kenton, OK (5.7 miles) , Branson, CO (5.8 miles) , Model, CO (6.4 miles) , Folsom, NM (6.4 miles) , Springfield, CO (6.5 miles ), Des Moines, NM (6.5 miles) , Campo, CO (6.6 miles) .

Latitude: 37.25 N, Longitude: 103.35 W

Area code: 719

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

7.2%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-19.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (47%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Educational services (57%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (44%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (71%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Kim, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kim-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/2003, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Kim town center caused $120,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 66.9 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kim-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 37% 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 81.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from Kim center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.0 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 87.0 miles away from the city 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 100.0 miles away from Kim center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 156.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Las Animas County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kim topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kim:

  • Pueblo Community College (about 100 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 100 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 131 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 137 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 139 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 140 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 140 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)

Public high school in Kim:

Public elementary/middle school in Kim:

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Notable location: Kim Area Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Kim Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Las Animas 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 Kim and their reported violations in the past:

KIM TOWN OF (Population served: 162, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.1%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  51.3%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.6%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kim compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Colorado average:

11.4

Kim travel time to work - commute Kim mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (86%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kim town (based on Las Animas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,1964
Evangelical Protestant1,34313
Mainline Protestant2583
Other322
None1,678-
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: 5
Las Animas County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Las Animas County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Las Animas County:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

11.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Las Animas County:

20.7%
Colorado:

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

10.3%
State:

9.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$4,575
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,080
Totals for Government 0$0 3$5,655

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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  0.49% ($21,040 average AGI)
from Pueblo County, CO  0.41% ($27,048)
from Colfax County, NM  0.26% ($42,462)


7.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
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 Pueblo County, CO  1.10% ($27,737 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.50% ($35,308)
to Denver County, CO  0.33% ($39,647)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kim:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kim)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • School Administration Bldg (Lat: 37.250306 Lon: -103.356056), Call Sign: KXC823
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2002, Expiration Date: 12/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2012
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 3 1/2 Mi N & 3 Mi W Of Co Hwy 160 (Lat: 37.290861 Lon: -103.402167), Call Sign: WQX441
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/1995, Expiration Date: 09/10/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000
    Registrant: Ewell Hunnicutt, Kim, CO 81049, Phone: (719) 643-5428
  • 3 Mi W (Lat: 37.292806 Lon: -103.438000), Call Sign: KNEX294, Licensee ID: L00605689
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2002, Expiration Date: 02/24/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013
    Registrant: Marshall L Fulbright, 248 E 3rd St, Springfield, CO 81073
  • 2 Mi S 2 Mi W On Hwy 160 (Lat: 37.246972 Lon: -103.392167), Call Sign: KNFT864, Licensee ID: L00457174
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/16/2012, Expiration Date: 03/19/2022
    Registrant: Goodrich, Tommy
  • 6 Mi N (Lat: 37.386139 Lon: -103.301889), Call Sign: KNGH827
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/1998, Expiration Date: 04/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2003
    Registrant: Robert Rose, Kim, CO 81049, Phone: (719) 643-5449
  • 15 Mi N 4 Mi E (Lat: 37.500583 Lon: -103.296611), Call Sign: WYQ275
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/23/1998, Expiration Date: 02/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2002
    Registrant: Danny Johnson, 103450 Cr 62.9, Kim, CO 81049, Phone: (719) 643-5359

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Kim Compressor, 9.7 Miles Wsw (Lat: 37.216972 Lon: -103.502056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPRU371
    Assigned Frequencies: 6798.12 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 01/31/2021, Certifier: William G Carter
    Registrant: Colorado Interstate Gas, 2 No. Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80944, Phone: (719) 520-4700, Fax: (719) 520-4318, Email:
  • Kim, Exchange Office (Lat: 37.245583 Lon: -103.349111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQBJ319
    Assigned Frequencies: 18585.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2004, Expiration Date: 10/19/2014, Certifier: David Shipley
    Registrant: Kraskin, Lesse & Cosson, LLC, 2120 L Street, Nw Suite 520, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 296-8890, Fax: (202) 296-8893, Email:
  • KIM, 740 East Street (Lat: 37.249083 Lon: -103.349139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQPI508
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022, Certifier: Thomas W Burnett
    Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • TECOLOTE, 4.5 Mi Sse (Lat: 37.176667 Lon: -103.327694), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WLV821
    Assigned Frequencies: 2168.40 MHz, 18925.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Rye Telephone Company, 60 Beckwith Drive, Colorado City, CO 81019, Phone: (719) 676-3131

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Tecolote Mesa, Near (Lat: 37.176667 Lon: -103.327694), Call Sign: KNKM260, Licensee ID: L00005293
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.025 MHz, 454.200 MHz, 454.275 MHz, 454.350 MHz, 454.425 MHz, 454.500 MHz, 454.575 MHz, 454.600 MHz, 454.050 MHz, 454.400 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 12/02/2008, Expiration Date: 11/01/2018
    Registrant: Rye Telephone Co., Inc., Colorado City, CO 81019-0000, Phone: (719) 676-3131

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2867C , Serial Number: 26410, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1955
    Registrant (Corporation): Platt Ranch Inc, None, Kim, CO 81049

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kim, CO
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