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Population in 2012: 317 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 

Males: 157  (49.7%)
Females: 160  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  46.5 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 80744.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,635 (it was $24,205 in 2000)
Ovid:

$35,635
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,917

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,789 (it was $35,400 in 2000)
Ovid:

$50,789
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $49,246; Detached houses: $55,074; Mobile homes: $21,563

Median gross rent in 2012: $538.

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  • White alone - 240 (75.5%)
  • Hispanic - 71 (22.3%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ovid: 89.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.3%), French (11.5%), Irish (11.0%), English (5.6%), Scottish (4.6%), Swedish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 12/21/1925

Elevation: 3521 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,989 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ovid:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ovid town:

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

10 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe).

This town:  2.9%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ovid, Colorado as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ovid to the number of sex offenders is 106 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $431 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $329 (0.7%)

Ovid satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (126.5 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (154.6 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (643.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Julesburg, CO (2.6 miles ), Sedgwick, CO (2.7 miles) , Table Land, CO (3.1 miles) , Chappell, NE (3.2 miles ), Big Springs, NE (4.2 miles ), Lodgepole, NE (4.3 miles ), Amherst, CO (4.7 miles) , Crook, CO (4.8 miles) .

Latitude: 40.96 N, Longitude: 102.39 W

Ovid household income distribution Ovid home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14%)
  • Carpenters (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cashiers (14%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Ovid-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Ovid town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1960, a category F3 tornado 9.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ovid-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1990 at 00:06:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Ovid center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sedgwick County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Ovid:

  • SEDGWICK CO HOSP NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; JULESBURG, CO)
  • SEDGWICK COUNTY MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; JULESBURG, CO)
  • MILLER MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHAPPELL, NE)

Political contributions by individuals in Ovid, CO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ovid:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 126 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 128 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)
  • Aims Community College (about 131 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • Colorado State University (about 144 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)
  • Front Range Community College (about 158 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 6,905)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 160 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 11,267)
  • Regis University (about 161 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 5,233)

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

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.9%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 30.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.9%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ovid, CO

Ovid compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ovid travel time to work - commute


Ovid mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ovid town (based on Sedgwick County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.84%
Here53.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents29.7%26.6%12.6%12.2%18.7%
Congregations18.2%18.2%9.1%9.1%45.5%
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
Here:

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Sedgwick County:

17.17 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sedgwick County:

7.0%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.4%
State:

18.4%

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 1$2,400$28,8000$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,575$30,9000$0
Totals for Government 2$4,975$29,8500$0


6.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,741 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Colorado average:

10.77%

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



8.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,296 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.12%
Colorado average:

10.03%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Logan County, CO  1.14% ($26,800 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ovid:

  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOGA (930 AM; 5 kW; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRDZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; WRAY, CO; Owner: MEDIA LOGIC, LLC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJLT (970 AM; 5 kW; NORTH PLATTE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE B/CING ASSOC., INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ovid:

  • K206BD (89.1 FM; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • KADL (102.9 FM; IMPERIAL, NE; Owner: IMPERIAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ovid:

  • K31AB (Channel 31; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K39AC (Channel 39; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K43BY (Channel 43; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K35AB (Channel 35; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K41AB (Channel 41; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 1,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 84
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 1,476

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 3 Mi S (Lat: 40.933889 Lon: -102.389639), Call Sign: KTT231, Licensee ID: L00025549
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.590 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/1998, Expiration Date: 03/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2003
    Registrant: Highline Electric Assn Inc, Holyoke, CO 80734, Phone: (970) 854-2236
  • 100 Main St (Lat: 40.955278 Lon: -102.379639), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WCR26
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.145 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/2011, Expiration Date: 02/26/2022
    Registrant: Prairie States Communications, 60 N Hwy 61, Imperial, NE 69033, Phone: (308) 882-4694, Fax: (308) 882-2264, Email:
  • 3 Mi S (Lat: 40.933889 Lon: -102.389639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQBY322, Licensee ID: L00025549
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.590 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/2005, Expiration Date: 01/05/2015, Certifier: Trent Loutensock
    Registrant: Highline Electric Assn Inc, 1300 S Interocean Ave, Holyoke, CO 80734, Phone: (970) 854-2236, Fax: (970) 854-3652

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • OVID, 1.4 Mi S Of (Lat: 40.904972 Lon: -102.375444), Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WMQ809
    Assigned Frequencies: 6422.50 MHz, 6700.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, 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:
  • Ovid Tower, Nw Ne S17-Tiin-R45w, 1.5mi South Of (Lat: 40.933778 Lon: -102.389639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPON265
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2010, Expiration Date: 03/23/2020, Certifier: Donald R Johnson
    Registrant: Highline Electric Association, 1300 S Interocean Ave, Holyoke, CO 80734, Phone: (970) 854-2236, Fax: (970) 854-3652
  • South Ovid 270 deg, Lat: 40.901833 Lon: -102.387861, Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQLW210
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2010, Expiration Date: 04/30/2020, Certifier: Vince Kropp
    Registrant: Pc Telcorp, Inc., 240 S. Interocean Ave., Holyoke, CO 80734, Phone: (970) 854-2201, Fax: (970) 854-2268, Email:
  • South Ovid 30 Deg, Lat: 40.901833 Lon: -102.387861, Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQLW210
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2010, Expiration Date: 04/30/2020, Certifier: Vince Kropp
    Registrant: Pc Telcorp, Inc., 240 S. Interocean Ave., Holyoke, CO 80734, Phone: (970) 854-2201, Fax: (970) 854-2268, Email:
  • South Ovid 150 deg, Lat: 40.901833 Lon: -102.387861, Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQLW210
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2010, Expiration Date: 04/30/2020, Certifier: Vince Kropp
    Registrant: Pc Telcorp, Inc., 240 S. Interocean Ave., Holyoke, CO 80734, Phone: (970) 854-2201, Fax: (970) 854-2268, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0PMO, Licensee ID: L00617772
    Grant Date: 08/13/2004, Expiration Date: 11/02/2014, Certifier: James P Engelker
    Registrant: James P Engelker, 10925 Cnty Rd 29, Ovid, CO 80744
  • Call Sign: N0NCD, Licensee ID: L00170778
    Grant Date: 12/29/2010, Expiration Date: 03/19/2021, Certifier: Ronald L Kleist
    Registrant: Ronald L Kleist, Ovid, CO 80744
  • Call Sign: N0TCY, Licensee ID: L00490421
    Grant Date: 06/16/2012, Expiration Date: 06/23/2022
    Registrant: Kerri E Doleshall, 303 2nd, Ovid, CO 80744


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Ovid, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John879.0 years
Harry586.8 years
James568.8 years
Mary575.2 years
Jacob481.0 years
Fred472.5 years
Herman478.2 years
Clarence477.0 years
Robert473.0 years
Frank381.3 years
Most common last names in Ovid, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Woodhams880.5 years
Walter775.9 years
Andersen580.8 years
Sanger566.4 years
Engelker480.0 years
Johnson478.0 years
Dillehay382.3 years
Bennett385.4 years
Collins369.6 years
Brandt384.4 years

Ovid on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Social assistance"
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