Ken Caryl, Colorado

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ken Caryl, Colorado
CDP
Ken Caryl in 2014.
Ken Caryl in 2014.
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Colorado
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°34′47″N 105°6′14″W / 39.57972°N 105.10389°W / 39.57972; -105.10389Coordinates: 39°34′47″N 105°6′14″W / 39.57972°N 105.10389°W / 39.57972; -105.10389
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Jefferson[1]
Area
 • Total 9.76 sq mi (25.3 km2)
 • Land 9.72 sq mi (25.2 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[1] 5,761 ft (1,756 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 32,438
 • Density 3,337.2/sq mi (1,288.5/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 80127
FIPS code 08-40377
GNIS feature ID 1867086

Ken Caryl is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. The population was 32,438 as of the 2010 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

Ken Caryl is located at 39°34′47″N 105°06′14″W / 39.579716°N 105.103948°W / 39.579716; -105.103948.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.76 square miles (25.3 km2) of which 9.72 square miles (25.2 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 10,661
1990 24,391 128.8%
2000 30,887 26.6%
2010 32,438 5.0%
Est. 2012 33,987 4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the 2010 census, there were 32,438 people, 12,677 households, and 9,041 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,337.2 people per square mile (1,288.5/km²). There were 13,212 housing units at an average density of 3,337.2 per square mile (524.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.8% White, 2.2% Asian, 0.8% African American, 0.5% American Indian, 2.1% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanics and Latinos of any race were 9.6% of the population.[2]

There were 12,677 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.2% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56, and the average family size was 3.03.[2]

The median age in the CDP was 39.0 years. 25.0% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.0% were from 25 to 44; 32.5% were from 45 to 64; and 8.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.[2]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $84,153, and the median income for a family was $95,753. Males had a median income of $61,275 versus $47,104 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $36,862. About 1.7% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.[2]

Business[edit]

Lockheed Martin and its predecessor, Martin Marietta, operate a facility located in the southern part of Ken Caryl Valley.

In popular culture[edit]

In the South Park episode Trapped in the Closet, a reference is made to FunPlex, an amusement center in Ken Caryl, though it has been renamed multiple times since then; first Fat City, and then the current name, Fun City.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]