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Kit Carson County, Colorado; Rio Grande County, Colorado; Sedgwick County, Colorado; Baca County, Colorado; Rio Blanco County, Colorado; Colorado

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Kit Carson County, Colorado
Rio Grande County, Colorado
Sedgwick County, Colorado
Baca County, Colorado
Rio Blanco County, Colorado
Colorado
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,097 11,267 2,248 3,581 6,324 5,758,736
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7,097 11,267 2,248 3,581 6,324 5,758,736
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 8,270 11,982 2,382 3,787 6,673 5,029,319
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -14.2% -6.0% -5.6% -5.4% -5.2% 14.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,270 11,982 2,379 3,788 6,666 5,029,196
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.1%
5.6%
4.4%
5.4%
6.0%
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
25.2%
22.4%
19.6%
22.2%
24.3%
21.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.5%
20.9%
27.1%
24.4%
16.4%
14.6%
Female persons, percent
50.0%
50.0%
50.3%
49.8%
48.8%
49.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.0%
91.9%
93.6%
93.6%
93.7%
86.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.9%
1.1%
0.9%
1.1%
1.2%
4.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.3%
3.6%
1.2%
2.1%
1.5%
1.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.7%
1.4%
0.4%
0.7%
3.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
0.2%
0.0%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.0%
2.6%
2.6%
2.8%
2.7%
3.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
19.2%
44.4%
16.3%
11.3%
10.7%
21.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
77.5%
51.9%
79.9%
83.9%
84.2%
67.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 543 622 214 242 504 375,746
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 7.8% 4.8% 3.0% 3.8% 2.8% 9.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3,577 6,851 1,432 2,259 3,421 2,464,164
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 68.8% 66.2% 71.6% 71.7% 70.0% 64.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $140,800 $161,300 $87,300 $82,200 $203,100 $313,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,177 $1,204 $883 $953 $1,276 $1,681
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $428 $338 $331 $351 $346 $458
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $763 $588 $575 $475 $734 $1,196
Building permits, 2019 3 18 2 4 9 38,633
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 2,977 4,504 1,017 1,642 2,403 2,113,387
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.35 2.47 2.27 2.11 2.54 2.56
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 87.8% 86.5% 86.1% 85.0% 79.8% 81.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 14.1% 26.4% 6.5% 9.3% 7.6% 17.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 84.0% 75.2% 83.1% 80.5% 88.2% 92.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 77.9% 64.3% 69.2% 69.4% 78.2% 85.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 88.5% 84.3% 90.1% 84.8% 92.8% 91.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 18.9% 23.7% 20.8% 22.1% 20.2% 40.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 8.1% 12.3% 11.9% 11.5% 5.2% 7.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.4%
14.1%
12.2%
14.8%
8.4%
8.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 62.6% 54.3% 55.8% 57.1% 62.6% 67.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 63.8% 46.9% 49.9% 50.7% 57.3% 62.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 12,804 12,817 1,440 D 11,544 13,617,654
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 22,176 28,661 D D 18,976 29,488,161
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 10,483 D 0 D 50,447,098
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 271,892 238,410 20,588 86,088 D 77,034,971
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 114,965 99,816 28,083 38,425 54,823 67,815,200
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $14,204 $8,358 $11,785 $10,244 $7,995 $13,073
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 11.9 17.2 20.4 12.7 17.0 25.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $51,046 $38,639 $45,188 $37,500 $55,543 $68,811
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $27,471 $22,413 $25,048 $23,862 $27,057 $36,415
Persons in poverty, percent
12.6%
14.5%
14.9%
19.4%
10.8%
9.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 269 350 73 78 211 172,548
Total employment, 2018 1,909 2,638 455 522 1,938 2,423,817
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 65,749 92,691 14,183 18,241 116,744 133,693,599
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -1.2% 4.9% -3.0% -1.3% 9.5% 2.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 743 1,119 195 346 582 535,299
All firms, 2012 779 1,293 161 443 870 547,352
Men-owned firms, 2012 318 411 81 273 343 284,554
Women-owned firms, 2012 191 575 F 124 244 194,508
Minority-owned firms, 2012 44 349 F F 36 85,849
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 706 860 131 424 796 442,365
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 34 65 F 54 35 51,722
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 666 1,110 128 376 752 469,524
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 3.8 13.1 4.3 1.5 2.1 48.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 2,160.82 911.96 548.04 2,554.97 3,220.93 103,641.89
FIPS Code 08063 08105 08115 08009 08103 08
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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