Fort Carson is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Fort Carson Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in El Paso County at latitude 38.7375 and longitude -104.7889. El Paso County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,840 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Fort Carson Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 8.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Carson: Camp Carson.Photos of the local Fort Carson, CO area
|Population in Households||9,185|
|Population in Familes||8,983|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||5,119|
|Average Household Size||3.46|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||2,793 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||14 ( 0.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,643 (94.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||136 ( 4.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$0|
|Average Home Value||$0|
|Median Household Income||$34,448|
|Average Household Income||$40,860|
|Per Capita Income||$13,834|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.32%|
|Per Capita Income||3.77%|
The table below compares Fort Carson to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 47||90th|
|Population Density1||# 110||76th|
|Diversity Index2||# 98||79th|
|Median Household Income||# 424||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 449||2nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.