Ramah, Colorado

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Population in 2019: 130 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.1%
 
Males: 60  (46.7%)
Females: 70  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years

Zip code: 80832

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,916 (it was $29,250 in 2000)
Ramah:

$56,916
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,271 (it was $15,465 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $173,018 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Ramah:

$173,018
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $340,331; detached houses: $358,491; townhouses or other attached units: $245,979; in 2-unit structures: $353,381; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $310,358; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $205,630; mobile homes: $68,722; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $21,511

Median gross rent in 2019: $806.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ramah: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.8%
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  • Races in Ramah, CO (2019)
    • 10469.3%White alone
    • 3020.0%Hispanic
    • 1510.0%Two or more races



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ramah, Colorado as of August 16, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ramah is 38 to 1.


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Ancestries: Italian (20.3%), English (17.6%), European (6.8%), American (5.4%), German (4.1%), British (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 7/18/1927

Elevation: 6120 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 526 people per square mile   (low).

Ramah, Colorado map

1 resident is foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Colorado:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $626 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $395 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (38.1 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (586.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Simla, CO (2.2 miles ),
Calhan, CO (3.1 miles ),
Peyton, CO (4.3 miles ),
Elbert, CO (4.6 miles ),
Agate, CO (4.7 miles ),
Kiowa, CO (4.7 miles ),
Ellicott, CO (4.8 miles ),
Black Forest-Peyton, CO (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.12 N, Longitude: 104.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Distribution of median household income in Ramah, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ramah, CO in 2019

Ramah satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.0%
Colorado:

6.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in Ramah, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (27.9%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (42.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (15.2%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (14.3%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (10.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (10.7%)
  • Social assistance (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (7.1%)
Most common occupations in Ramah, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13.1%)
  • Carpenters (9.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (24.2%)
  • Carpenters (18.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.1%)
  • Printing workers (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (14.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.7%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.1%)

Average climate in Ramah, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ramah-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Ramah town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/6/1990, a category F3 tornado 25.2 miles away from the town center injured 14 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ramah-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 658% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 503.2 miles away from Ramah center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 145.4 miles away from Ramah center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 238.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.8 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) earthquake occurred 155.8 miles away from Ramah center
On 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 146.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: 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 (17) is near the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ramah topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ramah:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY SIMLA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SIMLA, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ramah:

  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 38 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 40 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 40 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 40 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 5,088)
  • Colorado College (about 41 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 42 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Jones International University (about 50 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)

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El Paso County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.7%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.6%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Ramah:

Marital status in Ramah, CO
  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 71.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

For population 25 years and over in Ramah:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Colorado average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ramah, CO (based on El Paso County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
El Paso County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
This 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.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 389
El Paso County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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:
El Paso County:

7.0%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.3%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ramah:

51.4%
Colorado:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Colorado:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
Colorado:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.6%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.0%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Ramah:

59.9%
Colorado:

57.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Ramah:

78.4%
State:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ramah, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,616
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,567
Sewerage 0$0 1$499
Totals for Government 0$0 4$3,682

Ramah government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($69.23)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($53.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($23.08)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($7.69)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($7.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($7.69)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($7.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($7.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,000 ($30.77)

Ramah government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $24,000 ($184.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($138.46)
    Other: $17,000 ($130.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($123.08)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($38.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($215.38)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($107.69)

Ramah government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000 ($176.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000 ($176.92)

Ramah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,000 ($69.23)

10.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,030 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.42%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.29% ($50,385 average AGI)
from Douglas County, CO  0.25% ($69,457)
from Denver County, CO  0.22% ($45,957)


8.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,029 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.35%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  0.30% ($52,563 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.27% ($49,190)
to Douglas County, CO  0.22% ($76,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ramah:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ramah:

  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYZX (103.9 FM; PUEBLO WEST, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO B/CASTRS, INC)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • 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)

Ramah fatal accident list:

Oct 5, 1991 10:50 PM, Commercial, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.1mTotal length
  • 23,584Total average daily traffic
  • 3,847Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,742Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ramah, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ramah, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi S Of Hwy 24 (Lat: 38.920833 Lon: -103.983833), Call Sign: KNFP260,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.125 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/1997, Expiration Date: 01/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2003, Registrant: Blaik Cattle Inc, 3800 Cr 149, Ramah, CO 80832, Phone: (719) 541-2839

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ramah)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ramah, CO
  • 27.5%Utility gas
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.5%Wood
  • 12.5%Electricity
  • 12.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ramah, CO
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ramah 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are no pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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