Kit Carson, Colorado Population 2024

247

Kit Carson is a city located in Cheyenne County Colorado. Kit Carson has a 2024 population of 247. Kit Carson is currently declining at a rate of -1.2% annually and its population has decreased by -4.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 259 in 2020.

The average household income in Kit Carson is $84,404 with a poverty rate of 0.92%. The median age in Kit Carson is 42 years: 42.2 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Kit Carson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kit Carson was:

  • White: 87.28%
  • Two or more races: 7.02%
  • Black or African American: 3.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.19%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
418.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.63% (-12)
The current population of Kit Carson, Colorado is 247 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 259.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19987.28%
Two or more races167.02%
Black or African American83.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander52.19%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Other race

Kit Carson Population by Race

Kit Carson Population Pyramid 2024

Kit Carson Median Age

42

Total

42.2

Male

37.8

Female

Kit Carson Adults

There are 178 adults, (37 of whom are seniors) in Kit Carson.

Kit Carson Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kit Carson Sex Ratio

Female10345.18%
Male12554.82%

Kit Carson Population by Age

Kit Carson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1032.1270.929.1
Married452.968020
Non Family32046.953.1
Male181.941000
Female82.255050

2.46

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kit Carson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade53.09%
Associates Degree169.88%
Bachelors Degree2716.67%
Graduate Degree2515.43%
High School Graduate3119.14%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College5835.8%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kit Carson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kit Carson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13913648
2+ Races12104
Black660
Islander550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.53%.

Kit Carson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$45,938$46,250$0
Graduate Degree$44,688$42,500$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$42,500$49,375$26,250
Some College$0$90,278$23,125

$42,500

Average Earnings

$49,375

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Kit Carson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kit Carson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kit Carson Language

100% of Kit Carson residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Kit Carson Language

Kit Carson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple12216.67%

0.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

2.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kit Carson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kit Carson is Multiple, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kit Carson is Multiple, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0%.

Kit Carson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College2.7%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Kit Carson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Kit Carson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kit Carson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$85,625$81,411
Households$54,792$84,404
Married Families$54,531$-999,999,999
Non Families$52,750$46,463

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kit Carson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Kit Carson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kit Carson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Kit Carson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kit Carson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

25

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War10
Vietnam4
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Kit Carson Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5415
75+5
55 to 644
18 to 341
65 to 740

Kit Carson Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1811.69%
Black685.71%
2+ Races18.33%

Kit Carson Veterans by Race

Kit Carson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kit Carson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.4%

Labor Force Participation

70.4%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Kit Carson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kit Carson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kit Carson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.16%

Born in Kit Carson

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Kit Carson residents were born in the United States, with 63.16% having been born in Colorado. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kit Carson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029232-3-1.28%
2028235-3-1.26%
2027238-3-1.24%
2026241-3-1.23%
2025244-3-1.21%
2024247-3-1.2%
2023250-3-1.19%
202225300%
2021253-6-2.32%
2020259239.75%
2019236-5-2.07%
201824110.42%
201724000%
201624093.9%
2015231-3-1.28%
2014234-4-1.68%
201323800%
201223810.42%
201123741.72%
201023300%

Kit Carson Population by Year