Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Kit Carson County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 7,643 (51% urban, 49% rural); it was 8,011 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,109
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,051
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,156
Renter-occupied apartments: 878 (it was 834 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

34%

Land area: 2161 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kit Carson County: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.4%), Retail trade (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 25%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 10%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

  • Races in Kit Carson County, CO (2019)
    • 5,83576.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,47819.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1912.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 460.6%Two or more races
    • 300.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 160.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 140.2%Asian alone
    • 40.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 4,109  (53.8%)
Females: 3,534  (46.2%)
Kit Carson County, CO forum
Recent posts about Kit Carson County, Colorado on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users:
Northeast Colorado Road Trips: What to see?  (10 replies)
Colorado economy?  (314 replies)
Colorado Rain / Tornado Season  (11 replies)
Average household size:
Kit Carson County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,621 ($33,152 in 1999)
This county:

$52,621
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $670 (lower quartile is $560, upper quartile is $799)
This county:

$670
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $140,690 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Kit Carson:

$140,690
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,940 - $249,404

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $227,194
Here:

$227,194
State:

$487,835

Townhouses or other attached units: $281,536
Here:

$281,536
State:

$416,827

Mobile homes: $45,681
Here:

$45,681
State:

$102,984

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,280
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $422

Institutionalized population: 1,054

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 18
  • Auto thefts: 0
Kit Carson County, CO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $61,800
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $255,200
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Kit Carson, CO residents
Average permit cost in Kit Carson, CO
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,091 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $723 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Kit Carson, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kit Carson, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kit Carson, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.5%
Kit Carson County:

5.5%
Colorado:

9.3%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 4.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.1% for American Indian residents, 1.9% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.7 years old
(Males: 37.1 years old, Females: 40.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.0 years old, Black residents: 40.7 years old, American Indian residents: 31.9 years old, Asian residents: 55.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.4 years old, Other race residents: 24.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kit Carson County is $424 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $516 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $676 a month.

Cities in this county include: Burlington, Stratton, Flagler, Bethune, Seibert, Vona.

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

Click to draw/clear Kit Carson County borders

Neighboring counties: Butler County, Ohio , Clear Creek County , Frederick County, Maryland , Cumberland County, Illinois , Gunnison County , Tucker County, West Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.6%
Colorado:

6.2%

Unemployment by year in Kit Carson, CO
County total employment by year in Kit Carson, CO
County average yearly wages by year in Kit Carson, CO

Current college students: 204
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 557 (23.5% naturalized citizens)

Kit Carson County:

7.3%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 782010 or later
  • 1722000 to 2009
  • 1501990 to 1999
  • 571980 to 1989
  • 801970 to 1979
  • 52Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.4%

Kit Carson County marital status for males Kit Carson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,671
  • One, attached: 62
  • Two: 78
  • 3 or 4: 101
  • 5 to 9: 160
  • 10 to 19: 37
  • 20 to 49: 32
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 507

Housing units in Kit Carson County with a mortgage: 895 (25 second mortgage, 47 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,213

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kit Carson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,87918
Mainline Protestant1,2296
Catholic1,0313
Other3542
None3,777-
Kit Carson County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Kit Carson County:

8.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Kit Carson County:

5.06 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

8.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kit Carson County:

6.3%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Kit Carson County:

24.0%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Kit Carson County:

Average size of farms: 1840 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $303,177
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $128.36
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.36%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $320,626
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.21%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 42.86%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $162,267
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.52
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.55%
Corn for grain: 91244 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 176472 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1971 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Kit Carson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 575% 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 552.1 miles away from Kit Carson County 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 195.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 264.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 205.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.2 miles away from Kit Carson County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 366.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Colorado Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4498, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Colorado Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3224: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Drought, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3025: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3025, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Colorado TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 19, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-200: June 19, 1965, FEMA Id: 200, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Kit Carson County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Kit Carson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,624 (75.9%)
  • Carpooled: 319 (9.2%)
  • Bus: 31 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 35 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 179 (5.2%)
  • Worked at home: 269 (7.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (86%)
  • Sweden (3%)
  • Nepal (2%)
  • England (1%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Korea (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kit Carson County


  • German (26%)
  • American (11%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • British (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Kit Carson County, Colorado in 2000:

  • 449 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 42 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Kit Carson County, Colorado in 2010:

  • 997 people in state prisons
  • 37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,081.

6.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.30% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($19,461 average AGI)
3.23% relocated from other states ($15,545 average AGI)
Kit Carson County:

3.23%
Colorado average:

4.99%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


6.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.31% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($24,414 average AGI)
3.09% relocated to other states ($21,793 average AGI)
Kit Carson County:

3.09%
Colorado average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Kit Carson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Kit Carson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kit Carson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kit Carson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kit Carson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kit Carson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kit Carson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kit Carson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kit Carson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,370 (1,236 aged, 134 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 303 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Kit Carson County, Colorado in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (10)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,643
  • Male householders: 1,597 (513 living alone), Female householders: 1,525 (461 living alone)
  • 1,711 spouses (1,676 opposite-sex spouses), 205 unmarried partners, (205 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,894 children (1,783 natural, 39 adopted, 71 stepchildren), 74 grandchildren, 22 brothers or sisters, 33 parents, 0 foster children, 42 other relatives, 27 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 522

Size of family households: 1,114 2-persons, 319 3-persons, 394 4-persons, 154 5-persons, 98 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 973 1-person, 54 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

1,292 married couples with children.
380 single-parent households (194 men, 186 women).

87.2% of residents of Kit Carson speak English at home.
11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (37% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $94,844,000 ($12,281 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $577,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $16,586,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,710,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $51,037,000
Federal grants: $14,290,000
Federal procurement contracts: $581,000 ($18,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,640,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $948,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,314,000
Federal Government insurance: $69,666,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 449
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 372
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +153
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -586
Here -77 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kit Carson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.73 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.0

Year house built in Kit Carson County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Kit Carson County, Colorado
  • 722014 or later
  • 132010 to 2013
  • 2692000 to 2009
  • 4311990 to 1999
  • 3921980 to 1989
  • 7501970 to 1979
  • 3651960 to 1969
  • 3471950 to 1959
  • 2701940 to 1949
  • 6791939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kit Carson County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kit Carson County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kit Carson County, Colorado
  • 41 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 613 rooms
  • 2164 rooms
  • 4045 rooms
  • 3196 rooms
  • 3177 rooms
  • 2248 rooms
  • 5399+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kit Carson County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kit Carson County, Colorado
  • 271 room
  • 322 rooms
  • 943 rooms
  • 1924 rooms
  • 2875 rooms
  • 1906 rooms
  • 657 rooms
  • 348 rooms
  • 999+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kit Carson County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kit Carson County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kit Carson County, Colorado
  • 10no bedroom
  • 361 bedroom
  • 4232 bedrooms
  • 8483 bedrooms
  • 5324 bedrooms
  • 2415+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kit Carson County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kit Carson County, Colorado
  • 27no bedroom
  • 1341 bedroom
  • 3062 bedrooms
  • 3843 bedrooms
  • 1044 bedrooms
  • 675+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kit Carson County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kit Carson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kit Carson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 34no vehicle
  • 3911 vehicle
  • 8282 vehicles
  • 5023 vehicles
  • 2274 vehicles
  • 1205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kit Carson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kit Carson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 168no vehicle
  • 3641 vehicle
  • 3592 vehicles
  • 1213 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

87.8% of Kit Carson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Colorado.

Kit Carson County:

87.8%
State average:

82.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,586
  • Other state: 2,462
  • Northeast: 145
  • Midwest: 1,308
  • South: 511
  • West: 482
Year householders moved into unit in Kit Carson County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kit Carson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.5%Utility gas
  • 18.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.9%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 80.6%Utility gas
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 30
Here:

3.8%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

0.9%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

1.9%
Colorado:

13.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Kit Carson County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $247,000
    Other: $107,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $924,000
    Solid Waste Management: $271,000
    Local Fire Protection: $209,000
    Police Protection: $188,000
    Central Staff Services: $85,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,845,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,122,000
    Police Protection: $1,939,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,936,000
    Health - Other: $1,310,000
    Financial Administration: $498,000
    Local Fire Protection: $479,000
    General Public Buildings: $409,000
    Solid Waste Management: $387,000
    Parks and Recreation: $291,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $118,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $343,000
    Sale of Property: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $63,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,372,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,028,000
    Public Welfare: $2,407,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,182,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,530,000

Kit Carson County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $247,000
    Other: $107,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $924,000
    Solid Waste Management: $271,000
    Local Fire Protection: $209,000
    Police Protection: $188,000
    Central Staff Services: $85,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,845,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,122,000
    Police Protection: $1,939,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,936,000
    Health - Other: $1,310,000
    Financial Administration: $498,000
    Local Fire Protection: $479,000
    General Public Buildings: $409,000
    Solid Waste Management: $387,000
    Parks and Recreation: $291,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $118,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $343,000
    Sale of Property: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $63,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,372,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,028,000
    Public Welfare: $2,407,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,182,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,530,000

Kit Carson County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $247,000
    Other: $107,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $924,000
    Solid Waste Management: $271,000
    Local Fire Protection: $209,000
    Police Protection: $188,000
    Central Staff Services: $85,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,845,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,122,000
    Police Protection: $1,939,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,936,000
    Health - Other: $1,310,000
    Financial Administration: $498,000
    Local Fire Protection: $479,000
    General Public Buildings: $409,000
    Solid Waste Management: $387,000
    Parks and Recreation: $291,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $118,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $343,000
    Sale of Property: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $63,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,372,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,028,000
    Public Welfare: $2,407,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,182,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,530,000

Kit Carson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $247,000
    Other: $107,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $924,000
    Solid Waste Management: $271,000
    Local Fire Protection: $209,000
    Police Protection: $188,000
    Central Staff Services: $85,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,845,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,122,000
    Police Protection: $1,939,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,936,000
    Health - Other: $1,310,000
    Financial Administration: $498,000
    Local Fire Protection: $479,000
    General Public Buildings: $409,000
    Solid Waste Management: $387,000
    Parks and Recreation: $291,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $118,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $343,000
    Sale of Property: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $63,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,372,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,028,000
    Public Welfare: $2,407,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,182,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,530,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 100
  • Number of aged recipients: 24
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 76
  • Number of recipients under 18: 12
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 59
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 29
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 54
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 42
Most common first names in Kit Carson County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6178.9 years
William5179.0 years
Mary4483.0 years
George3880.6 years
James2873.1 years
Charles2777.9 years
Anna2288.9 years
Harold2273.0 years
Ralph2174.8 years
Robert2071.2 years
Most common last names in Kit Carson County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2480.2 years
Davis2283.1 years
Miller2067.8 years
Schaal1780.1 years
Johnson1569.0 years
Schlichenmay1576.4 years
Adolf1482.3 years
Clark1380.7 years
Jones1378.2 years
Williams1272.1 years
Businesses in Kit Carson County, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware3Kroger1
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Safeway1
Comfort Inn1Subway1
Curves1U-Haul2
Ford1UPS4
H&R Block1Vons1