Kirk, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 59.
Males: 28  (47.6%)
Females: 31  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

65.2 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years

Zip code: 80824

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,471
Kirk:

$55,471
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,022

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $220,461
Kirk:

$220,461
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $165,741; detached houses: $165,255

Median gross rent in 2019: $356.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kirk: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 36.3%
(36.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Kirk, CO (2019)
    • 7793.9%White alone
    • 33.7%American Indian alone
    • 11.2%Hispanic



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Kirk, Colorado as of July 30, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kirk is 45 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (27.3%), German (21.2%), Norwegian (18.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4200 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Aurora, CO (118.1 miles , pop. 297,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (571.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Joes, CO (2.3 miles),
South Divide, CO (3.0 miles ),
Idalia, CO (4.1 miles),
Stratton, CO (4.6 miles ),
Vona, CO (4.8 miles),
Bethune, CO (4.8 miles ),
Cope, CO (5.1 miles ),
Seibert, CO (5.1 miles)

Latitude: 39.61 N, Longitude: 102.59 W

Area code: 970

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

2.8%
Colorado:

6.2%

Tornado activity:

Kirk-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/7/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Kirk place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/21/1993, a category F3 tornado 25.5 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kirk-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 561% 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 536.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 210.3 miles away from Kirk center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 220.6 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 221.0 miles away from Kirk center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 379.1 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 Yuma County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Kirk:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kirk:

  • Community College of Aurora (about 118 miles; Aurora, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,730)
  • Jones International University (about 122 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)
  • Colorado State University-Global Campus (about 123 miles; Greenwood Village, CO; FT enrollment: 3,642)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 125 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • University of Denver (about 127 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 9,621)
  • Aims Community College (about 128 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (about 129 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,460)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kirk: South Y - W Ambulance (A), Kirk Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Yuma 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:

1.7 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

58.8%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.9%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Kirk (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: Kirk Branch at 2988 County Road M, branch established on 1917/01/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $257.3 mil, Deposits: $228.3 mil, headquarters in Goodland, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancshares, Inc., Esop And 401 (K) Trusts

For population 15 years and over in Kirk:

Marital status in Kirk, CO
  • Never married: 5.6%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.0%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Kirk:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Colorado average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kirk, CO (based on Yuma County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,26721
Catholic1,5782
Mainline Protestant1,3397
Other1282
None4,731-
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: 4
Here:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Yuma County:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

15.58 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Yuma County:

6.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yuma County:

21.5%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Yuma County:

5.9%
Colorado:

9.6%

5.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Colorado average:

10.99%

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

6.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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 Weld County, CO  0.64% ($37,696 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kirk:

  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, 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)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KRDZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; WRAY, CO; Owner: MEDIA LOGIC, LLC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNAB (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, CO; Owner: KNAB, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kirk:

  • K16EK (Channel 16; IDALIA & S. YUMA CTY, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K18FO (Channel 18; IDALIA & S. YUMA CTY, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K24EZ (Channel 24; IDALIA & S.YUMA CTY, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K26FP (Channel 26; IDALIA & S. YUMA CTY, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K28FX (Channel 28; IDALIA & S. YUMA CTY, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)

Kirk fatal accident list:

Jul 14, 1994 03:00 PM, J, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • KIRK, W Of Cr M (Lat: 39.626667 Lon: -102.602972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPOR687,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6610.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6004.50 MHz... (+16 more), Grant Date: 03/05/2019, Expiration Date: 01/06/2029, Certifier: Francis J Dirico, Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1220 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-6767, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
  • Comp 3, 2.2 Miles Se Of (Lat: 39.597639 Lon: -102.555472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 94.5 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WQAS859,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.143 MHz, 952.143 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2014, Expiration Date: 07/30/2024, Certifier: William G Carter, Registrant: Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C., 2 North Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, Phone: (866) 775-5785, Email:
  • Comp 3, 2.2 Miles Se Of (Lat: 39.597639 Lon: -102.555472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 94.5 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WQCD760,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6600.62 MHz, 6615.62 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2015, Expiration Date: 02/08/2025, Certifier: William G Carter, Registrant: Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C., 2 North Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, Phone: (866) 775-5785, Email:
  • Yuma Compressor, 25 Miles Nne Of (Lat: 40.001667 Lon: -102.512500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQFJ380,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.62 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2016, Expiration Date: 07/28/2026, Certifier: William G Carter, Registrant: Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C., 2 North Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, Phone: (866) 775-5785, Email:
  • Kirk, Lat: 39.626639 Lon: -102.602972, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQUP435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2014, Expiration Date: 09/03/2024, 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:
  • Kirk, Lat: 39.626639 Lon: -102.602972, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQUP435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2014, Expiration Date: 09/03/2024, 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:
  • Kirk, Lat: 39.626639 Lon: -102.602972, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQUP435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2014, Expiration Date: 09/03/2024, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: N0RUR, Previous Call Sign: KB0IPN, Licensee ID: L00444305, Grant Date: 01/04/2002, Expiration Date: 03/31/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/22/2004, Registrant: Darrell G Idler, 6082 Co Rd N, Kirk, CO 80824
  • Call Sign: N0ZQX, Licensee ID: L00706702, Grant Date: 11/20/2003, Expiration Date: 12/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2015, Registrant: Mary Jane Idler, 6082 County Rd N, Kirk, CO 80824
  • Call Sign: K0DGI, Previous Call Sign: N0RUR, Licensee ID: L00444305, Grant Date: 06/22/2004, Expiration Date: 06/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2016, Certifier: Darrell G Idler Mr., Registrant: Darrell G Idler, 6082 Co Rd N, Kirk, CO 80824
  • Call Sign: KE0CWO, Licensee ID: L01918459, Grant Date: 01/27/2015, Expiration Date: 01/27/2025, Certifier: Francis M O'Donnell, Registrant: Francis M O\'Donnell, 16765 County Road 3, Kirk, CO 80824

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kirk, CO
  • 46.3%Utility gas
  • 36.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kirk, CO
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Kirk compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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