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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Kit Carson County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,615

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 135

Female householder, no husband present : 230

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 899

Householder not living alone : 99


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 4

Male householder and female partner : 33

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 23

All other households : 2,918


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Kit Carson County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,272

Renter-occupied housing units : 343

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 85

Renter-occupied housing units : 50

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 121

Renter-occupied housing units : 109

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 550

Renter-occupied housing units : 448


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Kit Carson County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 101

$10,000 to $14,999 : 224

$15,000 to $19,999 : 283

$20,000 to $24,999 : 211

$25,000 to $29,999 : 227

$30,000 to $34,999 : 196

$35,000 to $39,999 : 228

$40,000 to $44,999 : 106

$45,000 to $49,999 : 80

$50,000 to $59,999 : 369

$60,000 to $74,999 : 325

$75,000 to $99,999 : 361

$100,000 to $124,999 : 142

$125,000 to $149,999 : 55

$150,000 to $199,999 : 57

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Kit Carson County, Colorado)

Total : 3,558


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Kit Carson County, Colorado)

Occupied : 2,978

Vacant : 580


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Kit Carson County, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Kit Carson County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 19

Built 2000 to 2004 : 62

Built 1990 to 1999 : 406

Built 1980 to 1989 : 264

Built 1970 to 1979 : 770

Built 1960 to 1969 : 445

Built 1950 to 1959 : 360

Built 1940 to 1949 : 393

Built 1939 or earlier : 839


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Kit Carson County, Colorado)

Utility gas : 2,090

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 494

Electricity : 312

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 15

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 47

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 20

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Kit Carson County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 161

$10,000 to $14,999 : 23

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 46

$25,000 to $29,999 : 41

$30,000 to $34,999 : 32

$35,000 to $39,999 : 16

$40,000 to $49,999 : 76

$50,000 to $59,999 : 103

$60,000 to $69,999 : 99

$70,000 to $79,999 : 112

$80,000 to $89,999 : 165

$90,000 to $99,999 : 174

$100,000 to $124,999 : 271

$125,000 to $149,999 : 142

$150,000 to $174,999 : 184

$175,000 to $199,999 : 64

$200,000 to $249,999 : 112

$250,000 to $299,999 : 92

$300,000 to $399,999 : 81

$400,000 to $499,999 : 10

$500,000 to $749,999 : 14

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Kit Carson 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 : 118

Home equity loan only : 57

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 16

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 904

Housing units without a mortgage : 933


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Kit Carson County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : $237,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $157,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $119,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $112,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $102,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $84,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $110,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $83,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $93,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Kit Carson County, Colorado: 64.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Kit Carson 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 27 27 $2,647,309
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 30 $1,368,000
  Total

31 57 $4,015,309
2000        
  Single Family 24 24 $1,979,672
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $1,790,200
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

26 32 $3,769,872
2001        
  Single Family 14 14 $1,500,799
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 14 $1,500,799
2002        
  Single Family 18 18 $1,867,776
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $1,867,776
2003        
  Single Family 3 3 $447,774
  Two Family 1 2 $180,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 5 $627,774
2004        
  Single Family 6 6 $717,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $717,000
2005        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,314,704
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,314,704
2006        
  Single Family 2 2 $123,660
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $123,660


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Kit Carson County, CO): $33,152
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kit Carson County): $78,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Kit Carson County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 69.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 17.9%
Electricity: 10.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.3%
Solar Energy: 0.4%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Kit Carson County, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 94.6%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 3.44%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 1.95%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kit Carson County): $420
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Kit Carson County): $592


(updated 2010)



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