Kit Carson County, Colorado Population 2021

Kit Carson County, Colorado's estimated population is 6,973 with a growth rate of -0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kit Carson County, Colorado is the 44th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 8,263 and has seen a growth of -15.61% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,973-62-0.88%
20207,035-62-0.87%
20197,097-62-0.87%
20187,159220.31%
20177,137-489-6.41%
20167,626-589-7.17%
20158,2151972.46%
20148,018-227-2.75%
20138,2451732.14%
20128,072-100-1.22%
20118,172-91-1.10%
20108,2631,12315.73%
19907,140-459-6.04%
19807,599690.92%
19707,5305738.24%
19606,957-1,643-19.10%
19508,6001,08814.48%
19407,512-2,213-22.76%
19309,7258109.09%
19208,9151,43219.14%
19107,4835,903373.61%
19001,580-892-36.08%
18902,4720.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.88%
County Website
Founded
April 11, 1889
County Seat
2010 Population
8,263
Growth Since 2010
-15.61%
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Kit Carson County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,86192.13%
Some Other Race2813.77%
Black or African American1862.50%
Two or More Races550.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.26%
Asian140.19%
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Kit Carson County, Colorado Population by Race

Kit Carson County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Kit Carson County, Colorado Median Age

38.3


Total

36.7


Male

40.4


Female

Kit Carson County, Colorado Adults

There are 5,651 adults, (1,365 of whom are seniors) in Kit Carson County, Colorado.

Kit Carson County, Colorado Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Kit Carson County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

3,453

46.37%

Male

3,994

53.63%

Kit Carson County, Colorado Population by Age

Kit Carson County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kit Carson County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.7%23.3%
All66.4%33.6%
Male59%41%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Female36.5%63.5%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kit Carson County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0042.366.4
Married1,6522.8876.7
Non Family9991.0656.5
Female1972.9936.5
Male1563.2659

2.85

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Kit Carson County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1833.52%
9th to 12th Grade3616.94%
High School Graduate1,95737.65%
Some College1,21323.34%
Associates Degree5129.85%
Bachelors Degree61311.79%
Graduate Degree3596.91%
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Kit Carson County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kit Carson County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,1613,965903
Hispanic81049850
Black1751396
Other Race14010917
Native American19197
Asian14143
Islander1313
2+ Races664

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 66.67%.

Kit Carson County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,388$41,470$24,033
Less Than 9th Grade$37,525$41,310$2,500
High School Graduate$30,677$38,763$22,539
Some College$32,221$46,835$24,167
Bachelors Degree$40,479$41,848$32,500
Graduate Degree$36,544$35,956$38,611

$34,388

Average Earnings

$41,470

Average Male

$24,033

Average Female

Kit Carson County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kit Carson County, Colorado Language by Age

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Kit Carson County, Colorado Language

87.35% of Kit Carson County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 12.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.79% of the population.

Kit Carson County, Colorado Language

Kit Carson County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,5163205.80%
Hispanic1,317715.39%
Native311858.06%
Asian141071.43%
Other28072.50%
Black9222.22%

6.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.95%

Male Poverty Rate

7.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kit Carson County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kit Carson County, Colorado is Asian, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kit Carson County, Colorado is Other, with 2.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.14%.

Kit Carson County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.70%
High School8.04%
Some College5.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%

Kit Carson County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.94%
Male Unemployed13.33%
Female Employed4.38%
Male Employed2.19%

Kit Carson County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kit Carson County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,349$69,660
Families$60,145$85,044
Married Families$65,618-
Non Families$29,375$34,115
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Income by Household Type

Kit Carson County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

63.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Kit Carson County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Kit Carson County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Kit Carson County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Kit Carson County, Colorado Marital Status

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486

Number of Veterans

409

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam199
Korea54
World War II44
Second Gulf War44
First Gulf War42

Kit Carson County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+200
65 to 74142
35 to 5486
55 to 6436
18 to 3422

Kit Carson County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4739.03%
Hispanic283.27%
Islander1184.62%
Native American210.53%

Kit Carson County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Kit Carson County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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4.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kit Carson County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Kit Carson County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Kit Carson County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Kit Carson County, Colorado Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.24%

Born in Kit Carson County, Colorado

92.52%

Native Born

7.48%

Foreign Born

5.94%

Non Citizen

1.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.52% of Kit Carson County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 60.24% having been born in Colorado. 5.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kit Carson County, Colorado Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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