Karval, Colorado

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Population in July 2007: 581.
Males: 290  (50.0%)
Females: 291  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Colorado median age:

34.3 years

Zip code: 80823

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,132 (it was $29,850 in 2000)
Karval:

$47,132
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,348 (it was $17,541 in 2000)

Karval CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $175,956 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Karval:

$175,956
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $230,949; detached houses: $251,048; townhouses or other attached units: $266,991; mobile homes: $64,476
March 2019 cost of living index in Karval: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Karval, CO (2000)
    • 64295.5%White alone
    • 203.0%Hispanic
    • 60.9%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5112 feet

Land area: 1206.1 square miles.

Population density: 0.5 people per square mile   (very low).

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

0.4% ($350)
Colorado:

0.7% ($1,132)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (58.8 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (60.6 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (562.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Hugo, CO (5.7 miles ),
Sugar City, CO (5.7 miles ),
Haswell, CO (5.8 miles),
Ordway, CO (5.8 miles ),
Crowley, CO (6.0 miles),
Simla, CO (6.1 miles ),
Southeastern El Paso, CO (6.1 miles ),
Ramah, CO (6.2 miles)

Latitude: 38.70 N, Longitude: 103.69 W

Area code: 719

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

4.4%
Colorado:

6.2%
Most common industries in Karval, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (44.8%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (55.8%)
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (2.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (29.7%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Karval, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (32.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (2.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (41.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (20.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)

Average climate in Karval, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/6/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the Karval place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/6/1990, a category F3 tornado 32.5 miles away from the place center injured 14 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Karval-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 639% 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 542.1 miles away from Karval 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 126.1 miles away from Karval center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 136.5 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 136.6 miles away from Karval center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 273.9 miles away from the city 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 124.8 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 Lincoln County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Karval:

  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 56 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 60 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 60 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 62 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado College (about 63 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 64 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 64 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)

Public high school in Karval:

Public elementary/middle school in Karval:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Karval: Andy Windmill (A), Hall Station (B), Rush Creek Ranch (C), Forder (D), Forder Ranch (E), Bar W W Ranch (F), Karval Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Karval: Blue Cliff Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Dudley Cemetery (1), Grandma Forgey Grave (2), Liberty Bell Cemetery (3), Samuel Messersmith Grave (4), Bucklen Cemetery (5), Spring Hill Cemetery (6), Kirkland Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Nelson Lake (A), Hubbard Lake (B), Stacy Lakes (C), Sharp Lake (D), Blakeman Lake (E), Roundtree Lake (F), Schafer Reservoir (G), Evilsizer Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pond Creek (A), Skull Creek (B), South Rush Creek (C), North Rush Creek (D), Little Horse Creek (E), Steels Fork (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Karval: Kaval Lake State Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lincoln 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 Karval and their reported violations in the past:

KARVAL WATER USERS INC (Population served: 129, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.8%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.7%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.9%
Whole state:

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

9.1%
Whole state:

4.1%

For population 15 years and over in Karval:

Marital status in Karval, CO
  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 68.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Karval:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Colorado average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Karval, CO (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9406
Evangelical Protestant70414
Catholic4442
Other2103
None3,169-
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: 2
Lincoln County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

13.18 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

13.18 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

6.1%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.0%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

4.7%
Colorado:

9.6%

Strongest AM radio stations in Karval:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Karval:

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

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 10 Mi S (Lat: 38.588889 Lon: -103.538000), Call Sign: KEA289, Licensee ID: L00407341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.870 MHz, Grant Date: 10/11/2001, Expiration Date: 12/22/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2012, Registrant: Ronald L Parker, H C 73 Box 64, Karval, CO 80823

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Karval, CO, Lat: 38.710306 Lon: -103.710000, Call Sign: WQAS968,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz, 956.443 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 08/02/2024, Certifier: Joseph Listengart, Registrant: Sourcegas Distribution LLC, 655 East Millsap Road, Suite 104, Fayetteville, AR 72703, Phone: (877) 404-7207, Fax: (479) 582-7802, Email:
  • KARVAL, County Rd S (Lat: 38.734917 Lon: -103.542722), Type: Mast, Structure height: 25 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WRHX454,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2020, Expiration Date: 07/07/2030, Certifier: Thomas W Burnett, Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8839W, N8839W, N-8839W, Serial Number: 28-10388, Year manufactured: 1964, Certificate Issue Date: 08/06/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Karval Fliers LLC, 27531 County Road T, Karval, CO 80823

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Karval, CO
  • 79.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Karval, CO
  • 91.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 2.9%Wood


Karval compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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