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Population in 2019: 70 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.7%
 
Males: 34  (49.4%)
Females: 36  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

46.3 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years

Zip code: 81049

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,822 (it was $25,938 in 2000)
Kim:

$33,822
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,516 (it was $16,343 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $45,281 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Kim:

$45,281
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $63,653; detached houses: $83,949; mobile homes: $19,230

Median gross rent in 2019: $2,506.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kim: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.5%
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  • Races in Kim, CO (2019)
    • 6177.2%White alone
    • 1721.5%Hispanic
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Ancestries: American (24.2%), English (6.1%), Italian (6.1%), Polish (6.1%), Irish (3.0%), Norwegian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1974

Elevation: 5686 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 228 people per square mile   (very low).

Kim, Colorado map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $290 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $233 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (98.9 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (136.6 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (482.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Pritchett, CO (5.3 miles),
Kenton, OK (5.7 miles),
Branson, CO (5.8 miles),
Model, CO (6.4 miles),
Folsom, NM (6.4 miles),
Springfield, CO (6.5 miles ),
Des Moines, NM (6.5 miles),
Campo, CO (6.6 miles)

Latitude: 37.25 N, Longitude: 103.35 W

Area code: 719

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

Kim satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.5%
Colorado:

6.2%

Average climate in Kim, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kim-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/2003, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Kim town center caused $120,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 66.9 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kim-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 638% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 75.3 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 81.2 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 84.2 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 67.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from Kim center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from Kim center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Las Animas County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kim:

  • Pueblo Community College (about 100 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 100 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 131 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 137 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 139 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 140 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 140 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)

Public high school in Kim:

Public elementary/middle school in Kim:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Kim Area Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Kim Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Las Animas 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 Kim and their reported violations in the past:

KIM TOWN OF (Population served: 162, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

1.9 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

51.3%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.6%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Kim:

Marital status in Kim, CO
  • Never married: 6.5%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 25.9%

For population 25 years and over in Kim:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Colorado average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kim, CO (based on Las Animas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,1964
Evangelical Protestant1,34313
Mainline Protestant2583
Other322
None1,678-
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: 5
Here:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Las Animas County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Las Animas County:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Las Animas County:

11.29 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

6.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.7%
Colorado:

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

10.3%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kim:

49.4%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kim:

45.9%
Colorado:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Kim:

29.2
Colorado:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.0%
Colorado:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kim:

11.1%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kim:

35.7%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.3%
Colorado:

57.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.7%
Colorado:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kim, 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$127
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$539
Totals for Government 0$0 3$666

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($285.71)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($142.86)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($71.43)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($57.14)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($14.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($57.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,000 ($571.43)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($185.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($342.86)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($85.71)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($14.29)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,000 ($1285.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000 ($1242.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000 ($57.14)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $148,000 ($2114.29)

7.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
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 Pueblo County, CO  0.53% ($26,346 average AGI)
from Colfax County, NM  0.47% ($35,696)


7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
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 Pueblo County, CO  0.98% ($39,708 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.55% ($44,370)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kim:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KLMR (920 AM; 5 kW; LAMAR, CO; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kim)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • School Administration Bldg (Lat: 37.250306 Lon: -103.356056), Call Sign: KXC823,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2002, Expiration Date: 12/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2012, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 3 1/2 Mi N & 3 Mi W Of Co Hwy 160 (Lat: 37.290861 Lon: -103.402167), Call Sign: WQX441,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/1995, Expiration Date: 09/10/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000, Registrant: Ewell Hunnicutt, Kim, CO 81049, Phone: (719) 643-5428
  • 3 Mi W (Lat: 37.292806 Lon: -103.438000), Call Sign: KNEX294, Licensee ID: L00605689,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2002, Expiration Date: 02/24/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Registrant: Marshall L Fulbright, 248 E 3rd St, Springfield, CO 81073
  • 2 Mi S 2 Mi W On Hwy 160 (Lat: 37.246972 Lon: -103.392167), Call Sign: KNFT864, Licensee ID: L00457174,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2012, Expiration Date: 03/19/2022, Registrant: Goodrich, Tommy
  • 6 Mi N (Lat: 37.386139 Lon: -103.301889), Call Sign: KNGH827,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/1998, Expiration Date: 04/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2003, Registrant: Robert Rose, Kim, CO 81049, Phone: (719) 643-5449
  • 15 Mi N 4 Mi E (Lat: 37.500583 Lon: -103.296611), Call Sign: WYQ275,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/1998, Expiration Date: 02/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2002, Registrant: Danny Johnson, 103450 Cr 62.9, Kim, CO 81049, Phone: (719) 643-5359
  • Lat: 37.246556 Lon: -103.353389, Call Sign: WQWA312,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2015, Expiration Date: 06/29/2025, Certifier: Monica Johnson, Registrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2867C, N2867C, N-2867C, Serial Number: 26410, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/26/1986
    Registrant (Corporation): Platt Ranch Inc, None, Kim, CO 81049

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kim, CO
  • 90.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Electricity
  • 4.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kim, CO
  • 57.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 42.1%Utility gas


Kim compared to Colorado state average:

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