Kit Carson County CO Information


Kit Carson County Subdivisions

Kit Carson County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,677
Daytime Population: Workers 4,080
Daytime Population: Residents 3,491
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,571
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 7,131
Population in Familes 5,751
Population in Group Qrtrs 546
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $40,116
Average Household Income $54,442
Per Capita Income $22,669


Total Housing Units 3,552 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,105 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 940 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 507 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $131,388
Average Home Value $170,594


Total Households 3,045
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,951
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.02% -0.28%
Households 0.03% -0.2%
Families -0.03% -0.25%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.65%


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, 2017 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 # 43 34th
Population Density # 49 25th
Diversity Index # 27 59th
Median Household Income # 47 28th
Per Capita Income # 53 19th

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