For population 25 years and over in Kit Carson:
For population 15 years and over in Kit Carson town:
46 residents are foreign born (13.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.2%)
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 ), 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 ), Flagler, CO (6.3 miles ).
Latitude: 38.76 N, Longitude: 102.79 W
Area code: 719
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-21.9%).
Work and jobs in Kit Carson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kit Carson, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kit Carson:
Public high school in Kit Carson:
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Public elementary/middle school in Kit Carson:
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:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.3%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
13 people in nursing homes in 2000
Kit Carson compared to Colorado state average:
Banks with branches in Kit Carson (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Kit Carson (based on Cheyenne County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.10%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kit Carson government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,302 average adjusted gross income)
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)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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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
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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