Perry Park, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 1,646. Population change since 2000: +39.5%
Males: 798  (48.5%)
Females: 848  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  52.1 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 80118.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $110,602 (it was $88,408 in 2000)
Perry Park:

$110,602
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $47,926 (it was $47,574 in 2000)

Perry Park CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $421,686 (it was $308,500 in 2000)
Perry Park:

$421,686
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $522,676; Detached houses: $570,746; Townhouses or other attached units: $273,936; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $241,195

Median gross rent in 2012: $2,001.

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  • White alone - 1,498 (91.0%)
  • Hispanic - 89 (5.4%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Perry Park: 114.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.7%), English (7.6%), French (6.9%), United States (6.5%), Irish (5.9%), Scottish (5.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6480 feet

Land area: 9.51 square miles.

Population density: 173 people per square mile   (very low).

Perry Park,CO real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Perry Park:

  • High school or higher: 99.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Perry Park CDP:

  • Never married: 12.8%
  • Now married: 77.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

37 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This place:  2.3%
Colorado:  9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,630 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,938 (0.8%)

Perry Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Highlands Ranch, CO (20.4 miles , pop. 70,931).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (28.7 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (558.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Larkspur, CO (2.4 miles ), Palmer Lake, CO (3.2 miles ), Castle Rock, CO (3.4 miles ), Westcreek, CO (3.4 miles) , Woodmoor, CO (3.5 miles ), Sedalia, CO (3.6 miles ), Monument, CO (3.7 miles ), Roxborough Park, CO (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.25 N, Longitude: 104.99 W

Perry Park household income distribution Perry Park home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (17%)
  • Engineers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Therapists (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)

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

Average climate in Perry Park, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Perry Park-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Perry Park place center .

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 tornado 27.9 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Perry Park-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 219.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 564.3 miles away from Perry Park center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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) earthquake occurred 161.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 9.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 436.9 miles away from Perry Park 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) earthquake occurred 151.1 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 Douglas County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Perry Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Perry Park:

  • BROOKSIDE INN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CASTLE ROCK, CO)
  • CASTLE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CASTLE ROCK, CO)
  • CASTLE ROCK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CASTLE ROCK, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perry Park:

  • United States Air Force Academy (about 18 miles; USAFA, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,088)
  • Jones International University (about 24 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 25 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 6,619)
  • Colorado State University-Global Campus (about 26 miles; Greenwood Village, CO; FT enrollment: 3,642)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 26 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 26 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 27 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)

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Notable locations in Perry Park: Perry Park Ranch (A), Larkspur Fire Protection District Station 162 Perry Park (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Waucondah Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 40.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.509. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.509
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 17.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.64
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.7%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 17.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  83.2%
Whole state:  63.9%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Perry Park compared to Colorado state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Perry Park travel time to work - commute Perry Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (98%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Perry Park CDP (based on Douglas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.24%
Here: 28.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church
Adherents34.0%13.9%13.5%6.8%6.5%
Congregations3.8%20.3%2.5%3.8%3.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.7%3.2%2.8%2.5%12.2%
Congregations10.1%3.8%5.1%5.1%41.8%
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: 22
Douglas County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Douglas County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Douglas County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 173
Here:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

16.0%
Colorado:

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

7.0%
State:

9.6%

10.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($71,552 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.01%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($810 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.08%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Arapahoe County, CO  2.14% ($61,256 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  1.08% ($59,628)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.90% ($64,844)


9.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.47%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.09%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Arapahoe County, CO  2.25% ($57,635 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  1.32% ($56,554)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.77% ($55,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Perry Park:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, 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.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perry Park:

  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, 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.)
  • 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)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Perry Park:

  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KWHD (Channel 53; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSBS-LP (Channel 67; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$371,4805$355,84428$314,5141$253,5002$217,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$255,2302$387,9500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$619,9208$415,1260$01$253,260
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$248,8104$383,7480$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$322,5050$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0144.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$274,950
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0144.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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