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The economy of Fort Carson, CO employs 1,415 people. The economy of Fort Carson, CO is specialized in Public Admin.; Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing, which employ respectively 10.75; 6.03; and 3.14 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Fort Carson, CO are Public Admin. (712), Healthcare & Social Assistance (180), and Retail trade (110), and the highest paying industries are Healthcare & Social Assistance ($18,836), Educational Services ($8,333), and Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction (N/A).

Median household income in Fort Carson, CO is $41,565. Males in Fort Carson, CO have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,339. The income inequality of Fort Carson, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.43 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Fort Carson, CO. In El Paso County, CO the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 58 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,368. Logan County, CO has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Colorado.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Fort Carson, CO is from the county of El Paso County, CO.

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Fort Carson, CO is home to a population of 14,873 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Fort Carson, CO is composed of 9,626 White residents (64.7%), 2,554 Hispanic residents (17.2%), 1,299 Black residents (8.73%), 788 Two+ residents (5.3%), and 343 Native residents (2.31%). The most common foreign languages in Fort Carson, CO are Spanish (1,002 speakers), German (62 speakers), and Korean (53 speakers), but compared to other places, Fort Carson, CO has a relative high number of Other West Germanic (26 speakers), German (62 speakers), and Polish (37 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Fountain City PUMA, CO awarded 3,490 degrees. The student population of Fountain City PUMA, CO is skewed towards females, with 1,710 male students and 1,780 female students. Most students in Fountain City PUMA, CO are White (2,363 and 67.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (418 and 12%), Black or African American (214 and 6.13%), and Two or more races (176 and 5.04%). The largest universities in Fountain City PUMA, CO by number of graduates are Pikes Peak Community College (2,619 and 75%), United States Air Force Academy (871 and 25%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Fountain City PUMA, CO are Liberal Arts & Sciences (344 and 9.9%), General Studies (300 and 8.6%), and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (93 and 2.66%). The median tuition costs in Fountain City PUMA, 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.



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The median property value in Fort Carson, CO is N/A, which is N/A times N/A than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value N/A from N/A to N/A, a N/A increase. The homeownership rate of Fort Carson, CO is 0.37%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Fort Carson, CO have an average commute time of 10.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fort Carson, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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