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Population in 2012: 237 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 

Males: 100  (42.4%)
Females: 137  (57.6%)

Median resident age:  39.6 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 80825.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $67,309 (it was $19,531 in 2000)
Kit Carson:

$67,309
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,345

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,693 (it was $38,000 in 2000)
Kit Carson:

$62,693
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $70,205; Detached houses: $80,095; Mobile homes: $39,050

Median gross rent in 2012: $425.

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  • White alone - 176 (75.5%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (18.0%)
  • Black alone - 7 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kit Carson: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (35.8%), Irish (12.8%), French (4.3%), United States (4.3%), Norwegian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4288 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 425 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kit Carson:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kit Carson town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 3.9%

53 residents are foreign born

This town:  13.9%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kit Carson, Colorado as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kit Carson to the number of sex offenders is 237 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $241 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (104.7 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (107.9 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (532.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Eads, CO (4.4 miles ), Cheyenne Wells, CO (4.9 miles ), Brandon, CO (5.4 miles) , Haswell, CO (5.4 miles) , Sheridan Lake, CO (5.8 miles) , Seibert, CO (6.1 miles) , Vona, CO (6.1 miles) , Stratton, CO (6.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.76 N, Longitude: 102.79 W

Area code: 719

Kit Carson household income distribution Kit Carson home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.9%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-21.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Information (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Plant and system operators (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Kit Carson-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/17/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the Kit Carson town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Kit Carson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/2/1998 at 15:47:16, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cheyenne County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kit Carson:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 102 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,083)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 106 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 2,683)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 108 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 5,185)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (about 109 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 6,040)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 111 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 114 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,620)
  • University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus (about 125 miles; Lone Tree, CO; FT enrollment: 2,603)

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Notable location: West Cheyenne Fire Protection District / Kit Carson Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Good Sheppard Kit Carson Inn (110 East Street).

 
Cheyenne 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 Kit Carson and their reported violations in the past:

KIT CARSON TOWN OF (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.3%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.6%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.1%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kit Carson, CO

15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
13 people in nursing homes in 2000

Kit Carson compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Kit Carson (2011 data):

  • Kit Carson State Bank: at 113 Main Street, branch established on 1909/11/19. Info updated 2006/07/20: Bank assets: $72.4 mil, Deposits: $64.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Harker Investments, Lllp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kit Carson town (based on Cheyenne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.10%
Here54.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents51.7%15.8%14.7%11.4%6.4%
Congregations20.0%20.0%20.0%10.0%30.0%
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: 1
This county:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Cheyenne County:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.4%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cheyenne County:

17.1%
State:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 8$1,324
Water Supply 1$2,873$34,4762$208
Totals for Government 1$2,873$34,47610$1,532

Kit Carson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $96,000 ($405.06)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($223.63)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($109.70)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($88.61)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($42.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($29.54)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $8,000 ($33.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $62,000 ($261.60)

Kit Carson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $17,000 ($71.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($8.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($46.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($177.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,000 ($181.43)
    General Support: $38,000 ($160.34)
    Highways: $15,000 ($63.29)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $51,000 ($215.19)
    Property: $19,000 ($80.17)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($21.10)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($4.22)

Kit Carson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $309,000 ($1303.80)

6.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Colorado average:

10.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



8.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.68%
Colorado average:

10.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Strongest AM radio stations in Kit Carson:

  • 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.)
  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

Kit Carson fatal accident list:

Dec 10, 1979 10:42 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total costs: $2,117,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,264
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 12,066

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 38.768639 Lon: -102.794944, Call Sign: WQLG664
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2010, Expiration Date: 01/14/2020, Certifier: Chuck Emmert
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 7.25 Mi S Of (Lat: 38.659722 Lon: -102.789917), Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WNTP454
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.256 MHz, 952.256 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/13/2012, Expiration Date: 08/18/2022
    Registrant: Colorado Interstate Gas, Colorado Springs, CO 80944, Phone: (719) 520-4700, Fax: (719) 520-4318, Email:
  • Kit Carson, South Of Route 40 (Lat: 38.760806 Lon: -102.793611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQIQ713
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2008, Expiration Date: 06/02/2017, Certifier: Francis J Dirico
    Registrant: Industrial Tower And Wireless, LLC, 40 Lone Street, Marshfield, MA 02050, Phone: (781) 319-1011, Fax: (781) 837-4000, Email:
  • Kit Carson, 7.25 Mi S (Lat: 38.659722 Lon: -102.790000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 81 m, Call Sign: KBB25
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2010, Expiration Date: 09/14/2020
    Registrant: Colorado Interstate Gas, 2 North Nevada, Colorado Springs, CO 80944, Phone: (719) 520-4700, Fax: (719) 520-4318, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WB0IAR, Licensee ID: L00304768
    Grant Date: 05/20/2009, Expiration Date: 02/28/2019, Certifier: Louis V Derby
    Registrant: Louis V Derby, 401 East St, Kit Carson, CO 80825
  • Call Sign: KD7MRG, Licensee ID: L00346048
    Grant Date: 03/30/2011, Expiration Date: 04/12/2021, Certifier: Jeff W Little
    Registrant: Jeff W Little, 210 W 4th Ave, Kit Carson, CO 80825

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94420 , Serial Number: 5071, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/1955
    Registrant (Partnership): Rodney Blankenbaker, North Route, Kit Carson, CO 80825, Other Owners: Lauretta Blankenbaker


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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Most common first names in Kit Carson, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John877.9 years
George878.6 years
William575.2 years
Mary580.0 years
Earl480.5 years
Helen483.8 years
Paul480.2 years
Ernest383.7 years
Clara383.0 years
Harold384.6 years
Most common last names in Kit Carson, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilkerson780.6 years
Hogan688.2 years
Wood582.8 years
Gibbs473.0 years
Fick487.5 years
Schreivogel480.5 years
Keyser360.0 years
Johnson390.3 years
Oswald378.7 years
Lafferty372.7 years

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  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: U. S. Postal service"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Finance and insurance"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other direct selling establishments"
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