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Fort Carson, Colorado

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Fort Carson is a census-designated place and United States Army Base located in El Paso County, Colorado. As of the 2000 census, the base had a total population of 10,566.

It is the home of the 7th Infantry Division, the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, the Third Brigade Combat Team of the 4th Infantry Division, the Second Brigade Combat Team of the 2nd Infantry Division and the 43rd Area Support Group.

Geography

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Location of Fort Carson, Colorado

Fort Carson is located at 38°44'45" North, 104°47'6" West (38.745744, -104.784907)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 24.3 km² (9.4 mi²). 24.3 km² (9.4 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 10,566 people, 1,679 households, and 1,620 families residing on base. The population density is 434.9/km² (1,126.8/mi²). There are 1,845 housing units at an average density of 75.9/km² (196.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the base is 62.75% White, 20.01% African American, 1.67% Native American, 2.14% Asian, 0.75% Pacific Islander, 7.94% from other races, and 4.75% from two or more races. 15.39% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,679 households out of which 84.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 85.4% are married couples living together, 9.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 3.5% are non-families. 3.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 0.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.70 and the average family size is 3.74.

At the base the population is spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 37.1% from 18 to 24, 34.2% from 25 to 44, 1.2% from 45 to 64, and 0.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 22 years. For every 100 females there are 195.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 251.7 males.

The median income for a household on base is $34,883, and the median income for a family is $34,385. Males have a median income of $19,865 versus $17,582 for females. The per capita income for the base is $12,772. 9.4% of the population and 7.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.1% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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