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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(El Paso County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 95,954

Renter-occupied housing units : 31,155

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5,119

Renter-occupied housing units : 4,490

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 12,360

Renter-occupied housing units : 14,369

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 37,358

Renter-occupied housing units : 38,075


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(El Paso County, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 16,878

Householder 35 to 44 years : 24,150

Householder 45 to 54 years : 33,088

Householder 55 to 59 years : 13,679

Householder 60 to 64 years : 11,631

Householder 65 to 74 years : 11,098

Householder 75 years and over : 4,540

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,288

Householder 35 to 44 years : 2,283

Householder 45 to 54 years : 4,778

Householder 55 to 59 years : 3,696

Householder 60 to 64 years : 4,723

Householder 65 to 74 years : 9,226

Householder 75 years and over : 9,733


(updated 2013)



Rent Asked
(El Paso County, Colorado)

Less than $100 : 48

$100 to $149 : 19

$150 to $199 : 0

$200 to $249 : 124

$250 to $299 : 0

$300 to $349 : 0

$350 to $399 : 0

$400 to $449 : 373

$450 to $499 : 339

$500 to $549 : 392

$550 to $599 : 524

$600 to $649 : 305

$650 to $699 : 578

$700 to $749 : 192

$750 to $799 : 253

$800 to $899 : 472

$900 to $999 : 527

$1,000 to $1,249 : 684

$1,250 to $1,499 : 418

$1,500 to $1,999 : 180

$2,000 or more : 554


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(El Paso County, Colorado)

Less than 10.0 percent : 2,527

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 6,114

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 11,028

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 11,754

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 10,539

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 8,752

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 6,468

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 8,293

50.0 percent or more : 19,600

Not computed : 3,014


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(El Paso County, Colorado)

Built 2010 or later : $269,000

Built 2000 to 2009 : $272,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $256,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $193,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $186,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $169,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $157,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $177,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $185,000


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in El Paso County, Colorado: 68.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in El Paso 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 7 7 $350,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $350,000
2000        
  Single Family 5 5 $1,580,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $1,580,600
2001        
  Single Family 3 3 $203,035
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $203,035
2002        
  Single Family 6 6 $380,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $380,000
2003        
  Single Family 1 1 $83,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $83,000
2004        
  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
2005        
  Single Family 6,250 6,250 $900,794,102
  Two Family 49 98 $13,575,734
  Three and Four Family 14 54 $8,039,334
  Five or More Family 34 380 $35,563,769
  Total

6,347 6,782 $957,972,939
2006        
  Single Family 4,129 4,129 $695,372,697
  Two Family 11 22 $2,091,731
  Three and Four Family 29 109 $15,063,280
  Five or More Family 25 164 $19,880,088
  Total

4,194 4,424 $732,407,796


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (El Paso County, CO): $46,844
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (El Paso County): $143,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in El Paso County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 78.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.4%
Electricity: 16.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in El Paso County, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 13.17%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.32%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 8.66%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 13.46%
  • Military quarters : 55.79%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 7.6%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (El Paso County): $657
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (El Paso County): $881


(updated 2010)



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