Kiowa, Colorado

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Kiowa, Colorado

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High Points

Kiowa strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):

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Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Kiowa Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Kiowa, Colorado

Comparing Kiowa to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Male Share of the Population 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Racial Diversity 6 2
Age of the Population 1 3
Female Share of the Population 1 3
Senior Citizens 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 6
Portion of People Married 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
People Above Poverty 8 8
Median Family Income 6 5
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 3 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
People Living Alone 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 4 6
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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Kiowa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 30 miles SE of Aurora, Colorado
County Elbert
Standard Zip Codes 80117
Phone Area Codes 303
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.347
Longitude -104.463

Kiowa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PARKER 6 E
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 43 F
Apr Temp 32 to 60 F
Jul Temp 56 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 15.2 inches
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 38 F
Apr Temp 29 to 56 F
Jul Temp 52 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 22.1 inches
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 45 F
Apr Temp 31 to 62 F
Jul Temp 55 to 90 F
Oct Temp 34 to 68 F
Annual Precip 18.2 inches
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Kiowa Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 581 100%
Male 299 51.5%
Female 282 48.5%
Under 18 177 30.5%
18+ 404 69.5%
65+ 42 7.2%
Median Age 31.6
Average Family Size 3.1
White 549 94.5%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.9%
Other 7 1.2%
Mixed Race 17 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 25 4.3%

Estimated Kiowa Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 596
Growth 15
Growth % 2.6%

Kiowa Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 24.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.8%
English 11.2%
US/American 10.2%
Italian 7.3%
Irish 6%
Swedish 4.3%
Polish 3.9%
Dutch 3.9%
French (except Basque) 3.2%
Norwegian 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
European 1.1%
Portuguese 0.6%
Northern European 0.6%
African 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Danish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kiowa 581 $42,353
Calhan 896 $50,000
Castle Rock 20,224 $72,563
Elizabeth 1,434 $51,902
Larkspur 234 $55,625
Parker 23,558 $77,384
Ramah 117 $48,000

Kiowa Public Libraries

Elbert County Library
Kiowa, Colorado
(303) 621-2111
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Kiowa High Schools (2004)

Serves 134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

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