Southeastern El Paso, Colorado

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Population in July 2007: 12,750.
Males: 6,567  (51.5%)
Females: 6,183  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

31.3 years
Colorado median age:

34.3 years

Zip code: 80928

Estimated median household income in 2019: $72,099 (it was $46,374 in 2000)
Southeastern El Paso:

$72,099
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,112 (it was $16,155 in 2000)

Southeastern El Paso CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $297,615 (it was $131,500 in 2000)
Southeastern El Paso:

$297,615
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $361,728; detached houses: $379,461; townhouses or other attached units: $272,717; in 2-unit structures: $391,819; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $307,509; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,614; mobile homes: $65,866; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $25,548
March 2019 cost of living index in Southeastern El Paso: 99.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Southeastern El Paso, CO (2000)
    • 9,37082.8%White alone
    • 1,0399.2%Hispanic
    • 3773.3%Black alone
    • 2782.5%Two or more races
    • 1131.0%American Indian alone
    • 1060.9%Asian alone
    • 130.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 160.1%Other race alone

Races in Southeastern El Paso detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 906.1 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

Southeastern El Paso, Colorado map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Southeastern El Paso CCD:

0.6% ($731)
Colorado:

0.7% ($1,132)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (23.8 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (561.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Ellicott, CO (2.5 miles ),
Fountain, CO (4.2 miles ),
Elsmere, CO (4.3 miles ),
Security-Widefield, CO (4.3 miles ),
Cimarron Hills, CO (4.4 miles ),
Peyton, CO (4.5 miles ),
Calhan, CO (4.5 miles ),
Stratmoor, CO (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.75 N, Longitude: 104.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Distribution of median household income in Southeastern El Paso, CO in 2019
Southeastern El Paso satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.0%
Colorado:

6.2%
Most common industries in Southeastern El Paso, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.3%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Southeastern El Paso, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)

Average climate in Southeastern El Paso, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 PM10 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 47.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.574. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.574
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 9.69. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.69
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.76
U.S.:

1.79
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 22.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

19.6
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00479. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00479
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Southeastern El Paso-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Southeastern El Paso place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 tornado 31.6 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Southeastern El Paso-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 682% 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 516.4 miles away from Southeastern El Paso 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 118.2 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 127.3 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 128.5 miles away from Southeastern El Paso center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 259.7 miles away from Southeastern El Paso 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 119.4 miles away from Southeastern El Paso 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).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southeastern El Paso:

  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 23 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,395)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 25 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado College (about 26 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 27 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 27 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 33 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 34 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 5,088)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Southeastern El Paso: Novak Ranch (A), Murr Ranch (B), Garrett Ranch (C), Fulsos Ranch (D), Big Springs Ranch (E), Alger Ranch (F), Book Ranch (G), Hammer Ranch (H), Benedict Ranch (I), Polo Ranch (J), Guitman Ranch (K), Dentan Ranch (L), Gieck Ranch (M), Slocum Ranch (N), Davis Ranch (O), Balser Ranch (P), Boucher Ranch (Q), Haegler Ranch (R), Hook and Line Ranch (S), Solberg Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Southeastern El Paso include: Llader Church (A), Hanover Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Lukes Cemetery (1), Antioch Cemetery (2), Leader Church Cemetery (3), Lone Memorial (4), Chico Basin Cemetery (5), Crescent Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Banning Lewis Reservoir Number 8 (A), Charles Golding Reservoir (B), Curiton Reservoir (C), Youngs Puddle (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Brackett Creek (A), Big Springs Creek (B). Display/hide their locations 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
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.2%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.3%
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: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.1%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
5 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents in 2000
5 people in other group homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Southeastern El Paso:

Marital status in Southeastern El Paso, CO
  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 68.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Southeastern El Paso:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Colorado average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Southeastern El Paso, 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.
State:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 168
This county:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
Here:

5.5%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.8%
Colorado:

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

7.0%
Colorado:

9.6%

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 Southeastern El Paso:

  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KGHF (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southeastern El Paso:

  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Southeastern El Paso, CO
  • 66.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.7%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Electricity
  • 3.9%Wood
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Southeastern El Paso, CO
  • 78.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.0%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Southeastern El Paso compared to Colorado state average:

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

Southeastern El Paso on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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