- Kit Carson County, Colorado
Infobox U.S. County
county = Kit Carson County
state = Colorado
founded year = 1889
founded date = April 11
seat wl = Burlington
largest city wl = Burlington
area_total_sq_mi = 2162
area_total_km2 = 5598
area_land_sq_mi = 2161
area_land_km2 = 5597
area_water_sq_mi = 1
area_water_km2 = 2
area percentage = 0.03%
census yr = 2000
pop = 8011
density_sq_mi = 4
density_km2 = 1
time zone = Mountain
UTC offset = -7
DST offset = -6
web = www.kitcarsoncounty.org
named for =
Kit Carson County is the 18th most extensive of the 64 counties of the
State of Coloradoof the United States. The county population was 8,011 at U.S. Census 2000.cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/popest/counties/files/CO-EST2006-ALLDATA.csv | title = Annual County Population Estimates and Estimated Components of Change: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 (CO-EST2006-alldata) | format = CSV | work = 2006 Population Estimates | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2007-03-22| accessdate = 2007-05-17] The county was named for Kit Carson. The county seatis Burlington.
According to the
U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,162 square miles (5,598 km²), of which, 2,161 square miles (5,597 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (2 km²) of it (0.03%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 8,011 people, 2,990 households, and 2,081 families residing in the county. The population densitywas 4 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 3,430 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.28% White, 1.74% Black or African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 9.20% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 13.67% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 2,990 households out of which 33.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.40% were married couples living together, 6.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.40% were non-families. 27.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the county the population was spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 22.20% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 112.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $33,152, and the median income for a family was $41,867. Males had a median income of $28,700 versus $19,978 for females. The
per capita incomefor the county was $16,964. About 9.40% of families and 12.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.60% of those under age 18 and 11.10% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns
National historic landmark
Philadelphia Toboggan Company Carousel #6 National Historic Landmark
Smoky Hill Trail
Colorado census statistical areas
* [http://www.kitcarsoncounty.org Kit Carson County Government website]
* [http://www.stanwyck.com/cogenweb/cocounties.html Colorado County Evolution by Don Stanwyck]
* [http://www.coloradohistory.org/ Colorado Historical Society]
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