Kit Carson, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Kit Carson, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Kit Carson had a population of 232 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Kit Carson is located at latitude 38.7628 and longitude -102.7954 in Cheyenne County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Kit Carson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cheyenne County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,285 feet.

The Town of Kit Carson (GNIS ID: 2412842) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Kit Carson is located within Kit Carson Division of Cheyenne County.

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Kit Carson, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 232
Population in Households 223
Population in Familes 183
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 397
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $55,816
Average Household Income $60,822
Per Capita Income $26,700


Total Housing Units 146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (35.6%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $121,324


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 60
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.05% -0.09%
Households 0.0% -0.21%
Families 0.84% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Kit Carson, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kit Carson to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 348 24th
Population Density # 307 33rd
Diversity Index # 157 66th
Median Household Income # 228 50th
Per Capita Income # 292 36th

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