Peyton, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 250.
Males: 80  (32.2%)
Females: 170  (67.8%)
Median resident age:  28.4 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,882
Peyton:

$63,882
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,161

Peyton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $249,200
Peyton:

$249,200
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $303,677; Detached houses: $322,330; Townhouses or other attached units: $215,317; In 2-unit structures: $251,527; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,891; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $195,700; Mobile homes: $55,930; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $16,813
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  • Races in Peyton, CO (2010)

    Peyton races chart
    • 20983.6%White alone
    • 3313.2%Hispanic
    • 31.2%Two or more races
    • 20.8%Black alone
    • 20.8%Asian alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Peyton: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Peyton, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (15.7%), Italian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6803 feet

For population 25 years and over in Peyton:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Peyton CDP:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 71.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Peyton, Colorado as of January 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Peyton to the number of sex offenders is 7 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (20.2 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (568.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Black Forest-Peyton, CO (2.7 miles ), Calhan, CO (3.1 miles ), Black Forest, CO (3.2 miles ), Elbert, CO (3.7 miles ), Ellicott, CO (3.8 miles ), Elsmere, CO (3.8 miles ), Cimarron Hills, CO (4.1 miles ), Ramah, CO (4.3 miles) .

Latitude: 39.03 N, Longitude: 104.48 W

Area code: 719

Peyton household income distribution Peyton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (55%)
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (44%)
  • Educational services (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (55%)
  • Production occupations (44%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (44%)
  • Management occupations (41%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Peyton-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Peyton place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 tornado 24.7 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Peyton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 70% 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 239.7 miles away from the city center
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 146.7 miles away from Peyton 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 594.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 137.5 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) earthquake occurred 25.2 miles away from Peyton center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.7 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 El Paso County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Peyton:

  • LANI'S CARE NETWORK, INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

airports located in Peyton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peyton:

  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 20 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 22 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 22 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 22 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 5,088)
  • Colorado College (about 23 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 25 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Jones International University (about 44 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)

Public high schools in Peyton:

  • FALCON HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 10255 LAMBERT ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • PEYTON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 13885 BRADSHAW ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • CAREER BUILDING ACADEMY (Location: 18320 MAIN STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Peyton:

  • FALCON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,157, Location: 1199755 TOWNER AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • PEYTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 289, Location: 13550 BRADSHAW ROAD, Grades: PK-6)
  • PEYTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 13885 BRADSHAW ROAD, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Peyton

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Notable location: Peyton Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

El Paso 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 2013 was 34.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.503. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.503
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 16.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.88
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.93. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.93
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00479. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00479
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.9%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.3%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Peyton (2011 data):

  • The State Bank: Falcon Branch at 7495 Mclaughlin Road, branch established on 2000/08/01. Info updated 2011/08/30: Bank assets: $94.2 mil, Deposits: $76.3 mil, headquarters in La Junta, CO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Ark Valley Bankshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Falcon Safeway Branch at 7655 Mclaughlin Road, branch established on 2008/04/14. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Academy Bank, National Association: Peyton Branch at 11550 Meridan Road, branch established on 2007/07/18. Info updated 2008/06/10: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • FirstBank: Falcon Branch at 11695 Meridian Market View Road, branch established on 2008/02/27. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • Farmers State Bank of Calhan: Falcon Branch at Meridian Road & Sthy 24, branch established on 1999/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $190.4 mil, Deposits: $159.0 mil, headquarters in Calhan, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Pieper Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Colorado average:

11.3

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Peyton CDP (based on El Paso County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant95,284265
Catholic52,31023
Mainline Protestant33,69761
Other22,77562
Black Protestant2,68611
Orthodox9474
None414,564-
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: 57
El Paso County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
El Paso County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 168
El Paso County:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 389
Here:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
El Paso County:

19.8%
Colorado:

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

7.0%
State:

9.6%

8.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.83%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.43% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,153 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.43%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pueblo County, CO  0.18% ($36,520 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.16% ($41,068)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.16% ($42,377)


8.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,834 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.35%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  0.27% ($37,483 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.23% ($45,734)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.19% ($34,751)

Strongest AM radio stations in Peyton:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • 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.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peyton:

  • 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.)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KYZX (103.9 FM; PUEBLO WEST, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO B/CASTRS, INC)
  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $207,000Total costs
  • 4,400Total average daily traffic
  • 484Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,492Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 39.030306 Lon: -104.485750, Call Sign: WQAZ979
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2004, Expiration Date: 09/03/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2014, Certifier: Greg GomesRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • 13625 Judge Orr Road (Lat: 38.952639 Lon: -104.575389), Type: Building, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQLZ653
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHzGrant Date: 06/07/2010, Expiration Date: 06/07/2020, Certifier: David ElliotRegistrant: Vaisala, Inc., 6300 34th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55450, Phone: (612) 238-2846, Fax: (612) 727-3895, Email:
  • Lat: 39.030306 Lon: -104.485750, Call Sign: WQUU317
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHzGrant Date: 10/15/2014, Expiration Date: 10/15/2024, Certifier: Greg GomesRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

156 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Peyton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Peyton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

85 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Peyton and their reported violations in the past:

FALCON HEIGHTS POA (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Peyton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Peyton, CO
Businesses in Peyton, CO
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Nike2
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Goodwill2UPS2
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Peyton compared to Colorado 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Peyton on our top lists:

  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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