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.
Kiowa is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kiowa is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kiowa who work in office and administrative support (15.90%), sales jobs (12.53%), and teaching (7.71%).
Also of interest is that Kiowa has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Kiowa is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Kiowa a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Kiowa has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Kiowa’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Kiowa, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.11 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Kiowa does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Kiowa citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.57% of adults 25 and older in Kiowa have a college degree.
The per capita income in Kiowa in 2010 was $29,698, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,792 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, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Kiowa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.