Elbert County is located in east-central Colorado. The County Seat is Kiowa and the largest city is Elizabeth. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.elbertcounty-co.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 24,195 and the 2010 census population was 23,086. The land area is 1,850.85 square miles and there are 12.5 persons per square mile.
95.7% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 6.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 96.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 29.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $333,600, there are 8,240 households, an average of 2.81 persons per household. The per capita income is $36,077, the median household income is $82,118, and 6.5% of the persons in Elbert County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,269. Retail sales (in $1000) were $80,718, and sales per capita were $3,558. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.2%.
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