Elbert, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 230.
Males: 112  (48.8%)
Females: 118  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $105,777
Elbert:

$105,777
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $47,995

Elbert CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $532,877
Elbert:

$532,877
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $460,241; detached houses: $466,921; townhouses or other attached units: $233,376; mobile homes: $116,411

Median gross rent in 2019: $412.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elbert: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.4%
(19.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Elbert, Colorado as of August 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elbert is 57 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (31.9%), German (13.9%), European (8.3%), Swedish (8.3%), American (5.6%), Irish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6720 feet

8 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.9% Latin America).

This place:

3.9%
Colorado:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $958 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $774 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (28.2 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (575.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Kiowa, CO (3.1 miles ),
Elizabeth, CO (3.2 miles ),
Black Forest-Peyton, CO (3.5 miles ),
Peyton, CO (3.7 miles ),
Ponderosa Park, CO (3.7 miles ),
Black Forest, CO (3.8 miles ),
Franktown, CO (4.1 miles),
Calhan, CO (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 39.22 N, Longitude: 104.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Distribution of median household income in Elbert, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Elbert, CO in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Colorado:

6.2%

Tornado activity:

Elbert-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Elbert place center .

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 tornado 31.2 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elbert-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 685% 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 485.5 miles away from Elbert 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 149.4 miles away from Elbert center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 226.2 miles away from Elbert center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 158.0 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 159.5 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) earthquake occurred 584.4 miles away from Elbert center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Elbert County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Elbert:

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

Airports and heliports located in Elbert:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elbert:

  • United States Air Force Academy (about 24 miles; USAFA, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,088)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 27 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 28 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 28 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado College (about 31 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Jones International University (about 31 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)
  • Colorado State University-Global Campus (about 34 miles; Greenwood Village, CO; FT enrollment: 3,642)

Public high school in Elbert:

Public elementary/middle school in Elbert:

See full list of schools located in Elbert

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Elbert Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

ELBERT WSD (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 53 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.3%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Elbert:

Marital status in Elbert, CO
  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 21.7%

For population 25 years and over in Elbert:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
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 Elbert, CO (based on Elbert County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,31713
Catholic1,0221
Other7442
Mainline Protestant3847
None19,619-
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: 1
Elbert County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

4.8%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
Colorado:

18.4%

11.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,008 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.10%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Douglas County, CO  3.19% ($102,642 average AGI)
from Arapahoe County, CO  2.38% ($96,345)
from Denver County, CO  0.71% ($73,209)


9.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,153 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.34%
Colorado average:

9.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Douglas County, CO  2.31% ($83,840 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  1.16% ($79,972)
to El Paso County, CO  0.86% ($50,582)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elbert:

  • 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.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elbert:

  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Elbert:

  • KWHD (Channel 53; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Elbert fatal accident list:

Aug 23, 1982 00:10 AM, 25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 20, 1977 03:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.6mTotal length
  • 3,685Total average daily traffic
  • 220Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,861Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elbert)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Fire Station (Lat: 39.217222 Lon: -104.534417), Call Sign: KNEF506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, Grant Date: 10/09/2002, Expiration Date: 10/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2012, Registrant: Elbert Fire Protection District, 24310 Main St., Elbert, CO 80106, Phone: (303) 648-3000, Email:
  • Lat: 39.224722 Lon: -104.538333, Call Sign: KNHN392,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.570 MHz, 152.870 MHz, 159.720 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2013, Expiration Date: 10/03/2023, Registrant: Communication Solutions Inc., 1110 Elkton Dr Suite J, Colorado Springs, CO 80907, Phone: (719) 578-8435, Fax: (719) 520-1274, Email:
  • 22799 N Elbert Rd (Lat: 39.176528 Lon: -104.529361), Call Sign: WPLK754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz, 151.835 MHz, 151.865 MHz, 151.955 MHz, 463.375 MHz, 463.500 MHz, 463.825 MHz, 463.950 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2013, Expiration Date: 02/10/2023, Certifier: Dave Whitner, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8676, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elbert)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Elbert)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

53 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of reported fires - 22 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elbert, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (56.6%), and Structure Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elbert, CO
    • 11256.6%Outside Fires
    • 5628.3%Structure Fires
    • 168.1%Other
    • 147.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elbert, CO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elbert, CO
  • 54.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.0%Wood
  • 9.5%Electricity
  • 4.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elbert, CO
  • 82.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.9%Electricity


Elbert compared to Colorado state average:

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