Air Force Academy, CO

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Population

6,098

2.37% growth

Median Age

20.9


Median Household Income

$70,179

2.13% decline

Poverty Rate

4.13%


Number of Employees

450

4.46% decline

About

In 2017, Air Force Academy, CO had a population of 6.1k people with a median age of 20.9 and a median household income of $70,179. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Air Force Academy, CO grew from 5,957 to 6,098, a 2.37% increase and its median household income declined from $71,705 to $70,179, a -2.13% decrease.

The population of Air Force Academy, CO is 70% White Alone, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.95% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Air Force Academy, CO speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Air Force Academy, CO are United States Air Force Academy (1,014 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Air Force Academy, CO is N/A, and the homeownership rate is 0%. Most people in Air Force Academy, CO commute by Walked, and the average commute time is 10.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Air Force Academy, CO is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Air Force Academy, CO employs 450 people. The largest industries in Air Force Academy, CO are Public Administration (143 people), Accommodation & Food Services (61 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (54 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($93,250), Construction ($65,250), and Public Administration ($60,809).

Median household income in Air Force Academy, CO is $70,179. Males in Air Force Academy, CO have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,692. The income inequality in Air Force Academy, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$70,179

2017 value

± $14,003

-2.13%

1 Year Growth

± 27.1%

Households in Air Force Academy, CO have a median annual income of $70,179, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $71,705 in 2016, which represents a -2.13% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,531

Average Male Salary

± $1,541

$51,692

Average Female Salary

± $1,226

In 2017, full-time male employees in Colorado made 1.33 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,772 ± $5,354

  2. White

    $54,520 ± $998

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $47,825 ± $27,111

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Colorado workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Air Force Academy, CO is from Colorado.

0.471

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0949% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 38.01

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Air Force Academy, CO was Census Tract 38.01 with a value of $70,179, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Air Force Academy, CO (75 out of 1.82k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    75 ± 79

  2. Hispanic

    56 ± 79

  3. Black

    0 ± 87

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Air Force Academy, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

450

2017 Value

± 136

-4.46%

1 Year decline

± 42.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Air Force Academy, CO declined at a rate of -4.46%, from 471 employees to 450 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Air Force Academy, CO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (138 people), Management Occupations (50 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (48 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Air Force Academy, CO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Air Force Academy, CO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (138 people), Management Occupations (50 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (48 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Air Force Academy, CO has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (2.36 times higher than expected), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2.36 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2.17 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Air Force Academy, CO, by median earnings, are Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts, & Media Occupations ($105,417), Education Information, & Library Occupations ($105,417), and Protective Service Occupations ($75,833).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

450

2017 Value

± 136

-4.46%

1 Year decline

± 42.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Air Force Academy, CO declined at a rate of -4.46%, from 471 employees to 450 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Air Force Academy, CO, are Public Administration (143 people), Accommodation & Food Services (61 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (54 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Air Force Academy, CO, though some of these residents may live in Air Force Academy, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Air Force Academy, CO, by number of employees, are Public Administration (143 people), Accommodation & Food Services (61 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (54 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Air Force Academy, CO has an unusually high number of Public Administration (6.81 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.45 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.78 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Air Force Academy, CO, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($93,250), Construction ($65,250), and Public Administration ($60,809).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $35B

  2. $24.9B

  3. $18.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $35B, followed by Mixed freight ($24.9B) and Electronics ($18.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$229B

2020 Value

$314B

Projected 2045 Value

37.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Colorado trade was $229B. This is expected to increase 37.2% to $314B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $13.9B

  2. $10.6B

  3. $8.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wyoming with $13.9B, followed by Nebraska with $10.6B and California and $8.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

97.5% of the population of Air Force Academy, CO has health coverage, with 7.04% on employee plans, 2.8% on Medicaid, 0.872% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 73.2% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Air Force Academy, CO was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Air Force Academy, CO see 1669 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.13% decrease from the previous year (1723 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 986 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 371 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (8.8%). Additionally, Logan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (28.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,669 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in El Paso County, CO see an average of 1,669 patients per year. This represents a 3.13% decrease from the previous year (1,723 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in El Paso County, CO in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,804

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,623

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,143

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,287

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Colorado (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.13%, from $6,472 to $6,804.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.49%

Uninsured

7.04%

Employer Coverage

2.8%

Medicaid

0.872%

Medicare

13.6%

Non-Group

73.2%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Air Force Academy, CO declined by 26.5% from 3.39% to 2.49%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Air Force Academy, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 8.8% prevalence

  2. 8.7% prevalence

  3. 8.4% prevalence

Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Colorado, at 8.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Colorado by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Air Force Academy, CO is home to a population of 6.1k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.97% of Air Force Academy, CO residents were born outside of the country (242 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Air Force Academy, CO is composed of 4.27k White Alone residents (70%), 637 Hispanic or Latino residents (10.4%), 607 Black or African American Alone residents (9.95%), 248 Asian Alone residents (4.07%), 198 Two or More Races residents (3.25%), 103 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (1.69%), 39 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.64%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

21

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

23

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Air Force Academy, CO was 20.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 21, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 23. But people in Air Force Academy, CO are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Air Force Academy, CO residents was 21.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.97%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

242 people

4.52%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

269 people

As of 2017, 3.97% of Air Force Academy, CO residents (242 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Air Force Academy, CO was 4.52%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    230,780 ± 11,541 people

  2. India

    19,019 ± 3,380 people

  3. Vietnam

    17,347 ± 3,228 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Colorado was Mexico, the natal country of 230,780 Colorado residents, followed by India with 19,019 and Vietnam with 17,347.

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Citizenship

97.7%

2017 Citizenship

98%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.7% of Air Force Academy, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Air Force Academy, CO was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.27k ± 398

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    637 ± 187

  3. Black or African American Alone

    607 ± 243

In 2017, there were 6.7 times more White Alone residents (4.27k people) in Air Force Academy, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 637 Hispanic or Latino and 607 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Air Force Academy, CO as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    278 ± 93

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    67 ± 39

  3. Vietnam

    25 ± 19

Air Force Academy, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 4.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Air Force Academy, CO awarded 1,014 degrees. The student population of Air Force Academy, CO is skewed towards men, with 3,163 male students and 1,113 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Air Force Academy, CO are White (608 and 60.9%), followed by Unknown (104 and 10.4%), Hispanic or Latino (99 and 9.92%), and Black or African American (70 and 7.01%).

The largest universities in Air Force Academy, CO by number of degrees awarded are United States Air Force Academy (1,014 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Air Force Academy, CO are General Business Administration & Management (206 and 20.3%), General Economics (107 and 10.6%), and Systems Engineering (84 and 8.28%).

The median tuition costs in Air Force Academy, CO are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 206 degrees awarded

  2. 107 degrees awarded

  3. 84 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Air Force Academy, CO was General Business Administration & Management with 206 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Air Force Academy, CO according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,014 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Air Force Academy, CO institution with the largest number of graduating students was United States Air Force Academy with 1,014 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

782

Degrees Awarded to Men

232

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 782 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Air Force Academy, CO, which is 3.37 times more than the 232 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Air Force Academy, CO by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    608 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    104 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    99 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Air Force Academy, CO were to White students. These 608 degrees mean that there were 5.85 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 104 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Air Force Academy, CO was N/A in N/A, which is N/A times the same as the national average of $229,700. Between N/A and N/A the median property value increased from N/A to N/A, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Air Force Academy, CO is 0%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Air Force Academy, CO have an average commute time of 10.5 minutes, and they commute by Walked. Car ownership in Air Force Academy, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

N/A Median

  1. N/A

    ± N/A

  2. N/A

    ± N/A

In N/A, the median property value in Air Force Academy, CO N/A to N/A from the previous year's value of N/A.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Air Force Academy, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Air Force Academy, CO the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$70,179

Median Household Income

± $14,003

533

Number of Households

± 108

In 2017, the median household income of the 533 households in Air Force Academy, CO declined from $70,179 from the previous year's value of $71,705.

The following chart displays the households in Air Force Academy, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Air Force Academy, CO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Air Force Academy, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

0%

2017 Homeownership

0%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 0% of the housing units in Air Force Academy, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage stayed from the previous year's rate of 0%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Air Force Academy, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

10.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Air Force Academy, CO have a shorter commute time (10.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Air Force Academy, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Walked

    78.7%

  2. Drove Alone

    13.2%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.21%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Air Force Academy, CO was Walked (78.7%), followed by those who Drove Alone (13.2%) and those who Worked At Home (7.21%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Air Force Academy, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Air Force Academy, CO have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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