Kit Carson County CO Information


Kit Carson County Subdivisions

Kit Carson County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,028
Population in Households 7,206
Population in Familes 5,817
Population in Group Qrtrs 822
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 3,087
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,982
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,555 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,137 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 950 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 468 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $125,188
Average Home Value $166,554


Median Household Income $40,548
Average Household Income $53,479
Per Capita Income $22,112
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.47% -0.02%
Households 0.26% 0.12%
Families 0.22% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Kit Carson County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kit Carson County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 41 38th
Population Density1 # 49 25th
Diversity Index2 # 27 59th
Median Household Income # 46 30th
Per Capita Income # 53 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.