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Demographics Analysis

The people of Cheyenne County, Colorado give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 9 years : 25

10 to 14 years : 53

15 to 17 years : 22

18 and 19 years : 79

20 years : 0

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 24

25 to 29 years : 51

30 to 34 years : 50

35 to 39 years : 35

40 to 44 years : 52

45 to 49 years : 81

50 to 54 years : 69

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 9

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 26

70 to 74 years : 34

75 to 79 years : 9

80 to 84 years : 22

85 years and over : 31

Female:

Under 5 years : 54

5 to 9 years : 8

10 to 14 years : 95

15 to 17 years : 69

18 and 19 years : 25

20 years : 10

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 37

25 to 29 years : 18

30 to 34 years : 6

35 to 39 years : 33

40 to 44 years : 39

45 to 49 years : 72

50 to 54 years : 70

55 to 59 years : 39

60 and 61 years : 31

62 to 64 years : 32

65 and 66 years : 4

67 to 69 years : 28

70 to 74 years : 23

75 to 79 years : 67

80 to 84 years : 39

85 years and over : 67


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 762

Multiple ancestry : 592

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 13

Ancestry not reported : 255


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,568

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 2

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 8

Not a U.S. citizen : 44


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 63

5 to 17 years : 272

18 to 24 years : 181

25 to 34 years : 125

35 to 44 years : 159

45 to 54 years : 292

55 to 59 years : 89

60 and 61 years : 40

62 to 64 years : 41

65 to 74 years : 125

75 years and over : 235

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 63

5 to 17 years : 183

18 to 24 years : 84

25 to 34 years : 78

35 to 44 years : 79

45 to 54 years : 169

55 to 59 years : 46

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 18

65 to 74 years : 61

75 years and over : 96

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 64

18 to 24 years : 97

25 to 34 years : 43

35 to 44 years : 61

45 to 54 years : 123

55 to 59 years : 39

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 23

65 to 74 years : 64

75 years and over : 139

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 25

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 4

35 to 44 years : 19

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 407

Female : 498

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 337

Female : 326

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 2

Foreign born:

Male : 12

Female : 40


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 900

Born in other state in the United States : 657

Native: born outside the United States : 2

Foreign born : 39


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 208

Now married, except separated : 393

Divorced : 48

Separated : 9

Widowed : 60

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 156

Now married, except separated : 316

Divorced : 28

Separated : 10

Widowed : 111

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 2

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 15

Now married, except separated : 18

Divorced : 4

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Speak only English : 1,474

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 53

Speak English less than "very well" : 23

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Cheyenne County, Colorado

  • German: 681   (33.1%)
  • United States Or American: 271   (13.2%)
  • Irish: 245   (11.9%)
  • Other Groups: 222   (10.8%)
  • English: 183   (8.9%)
  • Norwegian: 64   (3.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 52   (2.5%)
  • Swedish: 46   (2.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 37   (1.8%)
  • Italian: 36   (1.8%)
  • Danish: 35   (1.7%)
  • Scottish: 30   (1.5%)
  • Dutch: 28   (1.4%)
  • Welsh: 21   (1.0%)
  • Russian: 17   (0.8%)
  • Czech: 16   (0.8%)
  • Austrian: 15   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 11   (0.5%)
  • Polish: 11   (0.5%)
  • Croatian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 5   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Serbian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Cheyenne County, Colorado is 1,622



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Cheyenne County, Colorado: 756
Female Population in Cheyenne County, Colorado: 866


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Cheyenne County, Colorado: 41.3
Median Female Resident Age in Cheyenne County, Colorado: 48.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Cheyenne County, Colorado


White


Both sexes

44.4

Male

42.3

Female

46.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

34.5

Male

17.8

Female

49.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.5

Male

27.5

Female

40.5

Asian


Both sexes

27.5

Male

14.0

Female

36.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

14.5

Male

14.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

22.8

Male

21.6

Female

33.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

25.0

Male

20.5

Female

29.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.5

Male

21.7

Female

25.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.0

Male

43.9

Female

47.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Cheyenne County, Colorado


  • White: 1,598
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 1
  • Asian: 14
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 4
  • Two or More Races: 5



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Cheyenne County, Colorado citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Cheyenne County, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (0.42%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 19   (2.69%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 38   (5.37%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (1.27%)
  • 10th Grade: 10   (1.41%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (1.56%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 18   (2.55%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 243   (34.37%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 65   (9.19%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 134   (18.95%)
  • Associate Degree: 44   (6.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 83   (11.74%)
  • Master's Degree: 24   (3.39%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (0.85%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (0.55%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.28%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 18   (2.49%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (3.31%)
  • 9th Grade: 14   (1.93%)
  • 10th Grade: 16   (2.21%)
  • 11th Grade: 15   (2.07%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 26   (3.59%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 255   (35.22%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 93   (12.85%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 124   (17.13%)
  • Associate Degree: 43   (5.94%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 72   (9.94%)
  • Master's Degree: 14   (1.93%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.55%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Cheyenne County, Colorado

  • Cheyenne County Re-5


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 577, Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810, Phone: (719) 767-5866, Students: 247 )

  • Kit Carson R-1


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 185, Kit Carson, CO 80825, Phone: (719) 962-3219, Students: 94 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Cheyenne County, Colorado

  • Cheyenne Wells Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: P O Box 577, Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810, Phone: (719) 767-5656, Students: 105 )

  • Kit Carson Junior-senior High School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: P O Box 185, Kit Carson, CO 80825, Phone: (719) 962-3219, Students: 59 )

  • Cheyenne Wells Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P O Box 577, Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810, Phone: (719) 767-5656, Students: 53 )

  • Kit Carson Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: P O Box 185, Kit Carson, CO 80825, Phone: (719) 962-3219, Students: 35 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Cheyenne County, Colorado

  • Cheyenne Wells High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 577, Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810, Phone: (719) 767-5612, Students: 89 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Cheyenne County, Colorado

  • East Cheyenne County Library District


    151 S. 1st West, Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Cheyenne County, Colorado


  • Bird City Historical Association Inc


    Po Box 8, Bird City, KS 67731

  • Cheyenne County Historical


    544 Jackson St, Sidney, NE 69162

  • Cheyenne County Historical Society


    Po Box 611, Saint Francis, KS 67756

  • Daughters Of Union Veterans Of The Civil War 1861-1865


    524 Front, Potter, NE 69156

  • Kit Carson Historical Society


    Po Box 67, Kit Carson, CO 80825

  • Lodgepole Depot Museum Inc


    911 Bondegard St, Lodgepole, NE 69149

  • Museum Of Cheyenne County


    West Hwy, Saint Francis, KS 67756

  • Potter Historical Foundation


    Po Box 43, Potter, NE 69156

  • Sunol Community Center


    226 3rd Ave, Sidney, NE 69162

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Cheyenne County, Colorado affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Cheyenne County, Colorado.

Area Features of Cheyenne County, Colorado


Airport


(1) Cheyenne Wells Municipal Airport  

Basin


(1) Merritt Blowout  

Building


(1) Cheyenne County Ambulance Service   (2) Cheyenne County Sheriff S Office   (3) Cheyenne Wells Fire Department   (4) West Cheyenne Fire Protection District Kit Carson Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Arapahoe Cemetery   (2) Aroya Cemetery   (3) Boyero Cemetery   (4) Fairview Cemetery   (5) Kit Carson Cemetery   (6) Wild Horse Cemetery  

Civil


(1) Cheyenne County   (2) Cheyenne Wells Division   (3) Kit Carson Division   (4) Town Of Cheyenne Wells   (5) Town Of Kit Carson  

Dam


(1) State Stock Number 7 Dam  

Hospital


(1) Keefe Memorial Hospital  

Lake


(1) Arsenic Lake   (2) Lewis Lake   (3) Logie Lake   (4) Skank Lake   (5) Stacy Lakes  

Locale


(1) Alpine Ranch   (2) Beverage Ranch   (3) Bledsoe Ranch   (4) Branding Corral Windmill   (5) Brown Mill Ranch   (6) Drift Fence Windmill   (7) Dunlap Ranch   (8) Heritage Green Plaza Shopping Center   (9) J O D Ranch   (10) Larson Ranch   (11) Rush Creek Ranch   (12) Salle Ranch   (13) Sanders Ranch   (14) School Section Windmill   (15) Sorrento   (16) South Windmill   (17) Town Windmill   (18) Twin Windmill   (19) Union Exchange Shopping Center   (20) Windrift Ranch  

Oilfield


(1) Cheyenne Oil Field   (2) Golden Spike Oil Field   (3) Ladder Creek Oil Field  

Populated Place


(1) Arapahoe   (2) Aroya   (3) Boyero   (4) Cheyenne Wells   (5) Firstview   (6) Fort Big Spring   (7) Kit Carson   (8) Mount Pearl   (9) Old Wells   (10) Wild Horse  

Post Office


(1) Arapahoe Post Office   (2) Cheyenne Wells Post Office   (3) Kit Carson Post Office   (4) Wild Horse Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Schafer Reservoir   (2) State Stock Reservoir Number 7  

School


(1) Cheyenne Wells Middle School   (2) Union School  

Spring


(1) Alfred Camp Spring   (2) Big Spring  

Stream


(1) Bellyache Creek   (2) Big Spring Creek   (3) Big Timber Creek   (4) East Fork Big Spring Creek   (5) Eureka Creek   (6) Goose Creek   (7) Ladder Creek   (8) Little Beaver Creek   (9) Little Spring Creek   (10) Middle Fork Big Spring Creek   (11) North Fork Ladder Creek   (12) Pass Creek   (13) Rock Creek   (14) Smoky Hill River   (15) South Ladder Creek   (16) Wild Horse Creek   (17) Willow Creek  

Summit


(1) Agate Mound   (2) Eureka Hill   (3) Landsman Hill   (4) Twin Buttes  

Trail


(1) Smoky Hill Trail  

Valley


(1) Adobe Gulch   (2) Aroya Gulch   (3) Folger Gulch   (4) Schoolhouse Gulch   (5) Stacy Lakes Draw   (6) Ute Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Cheyenne County, Colorado

80810 (pop. 1,335) 80825 (pop. 516) 80802 (pop. 312)
80862 (pop. 68)    


Counties Nearby Cheyenne County, Colorado

Kiowa County, CO  (pop. 1,644) 26.1 Miles
Kit Carson County, CO  (pop. 8,072) 35.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Cheyenne County, Colorado

719



Elevation in Cheyenne County, Colorado is 4,537.0 ft. (1,383.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Cheyenne County, Colorado

Lat: 38.816937 N        Long: -102.523618 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Cheyenne County, Colorado need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Colorado

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
  Total Electric Industry 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
  Total Electric Industry 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
  Total Electric Industry 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61
  Total Electric Industry 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Cheyenne County, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 15   (1.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 20   (2.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 20   (2.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 91   (10.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 139   (15.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 183   (20.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 169   (18.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 101   (11.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 30   (3.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 47   (5.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 27   (3.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 29   (3.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 38   (4.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 628

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 63

In 3-person carpool : 28

In 4-person carpool : 3

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 6

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 32

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 61


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 284

5 to 9 minutes : 158

10 to 14 minutes : 72

15 to 19 minutes : 55

20 to 24 minutes : 52

25 to 29 minutes : 11

30 to 34 minutes : 59

35 to 39 minutes : 4

40 to 44 minutes : 22

45 to 59 minutes : 7

60 to 89 minutes : 1

90 or more minutes : 35


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

With Social Security income : 157

No Social Security income : 494


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

With retirement income : 47

No retirement income : 604


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 9

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 38

$20,000 to $24,999 : 9

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 19

$35,000 to $39,999 : 19

$40,000 to $44,999 : 28

$45,000 to $49,999 : 19

$50,000 to $59,999 : 57

$60,000 to $74,999 : 65

$75,000 to $99,999 : 73

$100,000 to $124,999 : 30

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $59,620


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Cheyenne County, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 231  (37.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 32  (5.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 52  (8.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 47  (7.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 152  (24.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 141  (31.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 144  (32.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 136  (30.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (1.6%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Cheyenne County, Colorado

Employed: 1,358
Unemployed: 37



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Cheyenne County, Colorado

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Cheyenne County, Colorado

Ground Water

 
Fresh 29.40 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 29.40 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 3.18 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 3.18 Mgal/d





There are 201 Farms In Cheyenne County, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Cheyenne County, Colorado

The Eastern Colorado Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $655.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Cheyenne County, Colorado

  • Kit Carson County


    (about 32.1 miles in Burlington, Colorado; Airport Code: RQX)

  • Lamar Municipal


    (about 52.5 miles in Wiley, Colorado; Airport Code: LAA)

  • Renner Field


    (about 58.4 miles in Goodland, Kansas; Airport Code: GLD)

  • Limon Municipal


    (about 68.9 miles in Limon, Colorado; Airport Code: LIC)

  • La Junta Municipal


    (about 75.2 miles in Cheraw, Colorado; Airport Code: LHX)

  • Murray


    (about 89.0 miles in Colby, Kansas; Airport Code: CBK)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Cheyenne County, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.26%

Carpooled

11.34%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.19%

Walked

6.24%

Other Means

0.58%

Worked At Home

12.39%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Cheyenne County, Colorado, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 355

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 34

Female householder, no husband present : 14

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 232

Householder not living alone : 16


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 3

Male householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 645


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 326

Renter-occupied housing units : 29

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 34

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 14

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 151

Renter-occupied housing units : 97


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 54

$10,000 to $14,999 : 40

$15,000 to $19,999 : 46

$20,000 to $24,999 : 22

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 38

$35,000 to $39,999 : 41

$40,000 to $44,999 : 50

$45,000 to $49,999 : 51

$50,000 to $59,999 : 61

$60,000 to $74,999 : 87

$75,000 to $99,999 : 74

$100,000 to $124,999 : 30

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Total : 958


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Occupied : 651

Vacant : 307


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 56

Built 1990 to 1999 : 62

Built 1980 to 1989 : 74

Built 1970 to 1979 : 218

Built 1960 to 1969 : 76

Built 1950 to 1959 : 98

Built 1940 to 1949 : 78

Built 1939 or earlier : 296


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Utility gas : 308

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 227

Electricity : 88

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 23

Solar energy : 5

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 12

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 28

$25,000 to $29,999 : 13

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 18

$40,000 to $49,999 : 78

$50,000 to $59,999 : 19

$60,000 to $69,999 : 34

$70,000 to $79,999 : 23

$80,000 to $89,999 : 73

$90,000 to $99,999 : 5

$100,000 to $124,999 : 68

$125,000 to $149,999 : 52

$150,000 to $174,999 : 25

$175,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 to $249,999 : 28

$250,000 to $299,999 : 7

$300,000 to $399,999 : 5

$400,000 to $499,999 : 2

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 3

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 8

Home equity loan only : 9

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 295

Housing units without a mortgage : 213


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Cheyenne County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $88,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $87,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $86,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $85,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $89,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $73,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $57,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $60,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Cheyenne County, Colorado: 63.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Cheyenne County, Colorado

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 3 3 $220,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $220,000
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $215,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $215,000
2001        
  Single Family 4 4 $377,980
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $377,980
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 1 1 $49,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $49,000
2004        
  Single Family 3 3 $160,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $160,000
2005        
  Single Family 3 3 $310,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $310,000
2006        
  Single Family 1 1 $15,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $15,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Cheyenne County, CO): $37,054
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Cheyenne County): $63,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Cheyenne County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 56.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 30.9%
Electricity: 9.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.2%
Wood: 1.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Cheyenne County, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 2.38%
  • Juvenile facilities : 35.71%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 61.9%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Cheyenne County): $362
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Cheyenne County): $592


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Cheyenne County, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Cheyenne County, Colorado

Kiowa Home Health Services


     Address: 311 West 12th Street, Eads, Colorado 81036
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 8/5/1975

Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital Home Health


     Address: 182 16th St, Burlington, Colorado 80807
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 4/9/1985

Greeley County Home Health


     Address: 506 Third Street, Tribune, Kansas 67879
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/18/1996

Prowers Medical Center Home Health


     Address: 206 North Street, Lamar, Colorado 81052
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 3/19/1997

Bent County Nursing Services


     Address: 701 Park Avenue, Las Animas, Colorado 81054
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 10/19/1966

Hospitals Close To Cheyenne County, Colorado

Keefe Memorial Hospital


     Address: 602 N 6th W St Po Box 578, Cheyenne Wells, Colorado 80810
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 286 16th Street, Burlington, Colorado 80807
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Greeley County Health Services


     Address: 506 3rd Street, Tribune, Kansas 67879
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Prowers Medical Center


     Address: 401 Kendall Drive, Lamar, Colorado 81052
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Goodland Regional Medical Center


     Address: 220 West Second, Goodland, Kansas 67735
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Cheyenne County, Colorado

Grace Manor Care Center


     Address: 465 Fifth Street, Burlington, Colorado 80807
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 31
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Juniper Village At Lamar


     Address: 205 South 10th St, P O Box 191, Lamar, Colorado 81052
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Holly Nursing Care Center


     Address: 320 North 8th Street, Holly, Colorado 81047
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Good Samaritan Society - Sherman County


     Address: 208 W 2nd St, Goodland, Kansas 67735
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Bent County Healthcare Center


     Address: 810 Third Street, Las Animas, Colorado 81054
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 85%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Cheyenne County, Colorado

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 369 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Cheyenne County, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 215
    Disabled Workers: 30
    Widowers Workers: 55
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 30


(updated 2007)



Cheyenne County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 17.46%
  • Bush & Cheney 81.39%
  • Other 1.15%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Cheyenne County, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Cheyenne County, CO

6.28 % of Cheyenne County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $23,302

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Cheyenne County, CO (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

Relocation away from Cheyenne County, CO

8.68 % of Cheyenne County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,754

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Cheyenne County, CO (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Colorado

Low Bracket: $0 (4.63%)
High Bracket: $0 (4.63%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Colorado

2.90%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Cheyenne County, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Cheyenne County, Colorado


On 07/09/1993, a tornado touched down 5.75 miles from the center of Cheyenne County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/12/2004, a tornado touched down 6.45 miles from the center of Cheyenne County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/16/1979, a tornado touched down 6.67 miles from the center of Cheyenne County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500,000 to $5,000,000.

On 06/24/1997, a tornado touched down 6.95 miles from the center of Cheyenne County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/01/2003, a tornado touched down 7.29 miles from the center of Cheyenne County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Cheyenne County, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Dry Microburst        
07/13/1998, 06:15 pm 0 0 $3K --
         
Hail        
01/01/1916, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/13/1988, 08:30 pm 0 1 -- --
         
Wind        
04/14/1995, 02:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
         



Tornados In Cheyenne County, Colorado

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2007-04-24 1 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-05-31 1 50 1 0 0 -- --
  1996-08-01 -- 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-09-18 3 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-05-16 -- 30 1 0 0 -- $3K
  1994-10-05 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1993-05-21 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1986-06-13 1 40 1 0 0 -- --
  1986-06-09 1 40 1 0 0 -- --
  1982-07-08 1 100 1 0 0 -- --
  1979-06-28 1 50 1 0 0 -- --
  1973-05-06 1 100 2 0 5 $25K --
  1962-07-20 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1961-05-05 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1955-05-15 -- 33 -- 0 0 $25K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Cheyenne County, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Colorado

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,381 9,125 11,369 9,961 6,950 10,980 14,666 15,240 16,098 16,471


(updated 2014)



Jails in Cheyenne County, Colorado


  • Cheyenne County Jail


    91 East First, Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810
    Capacity: 14
    Confined: 3
    Avg. Population: 3


(updated 2006)



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