Kiowa is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 748 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kiowa is the 173rd largest community in Colorado.
Housing costs in Kiowa are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kiowa is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kiowa is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kiowa who work in office and administrative support (16.10%), sales jobs (10.65%), and food service (9.61%).
Of important note, Kiowa is also a town of artists. Kiowa has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Kiowa’s character.
Overall, Kiowa’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One downside of living in Kiowa, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.29 minutes every day commuting to work.
Kiowa is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Kiowa who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.45% of the adults in Kiowa have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kiowa in 2010 was $25,646, which is middle income relative to Colorado, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,584 for a family of four. However, Kiowa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Kiowa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kiowa residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Kiowa include Irish, English, French , and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Kiowa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.