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Gold Hill, Colorado - Basic Facts

Gold Hill is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Gold Hill Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Boulder County at latitude 40.0633 and longitude -105.4096. Boulder County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,238 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Gold Hill Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Gold Hill, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 247
Population in Households 245
Population in Familes 164
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 119
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 87 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $342,500
Average Home Value $397,126


Median Household Income $81,069
Average Household Income $103,971
Per Capita Income $49,393
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.69% 1.65%
Households 1.64% 1.92%
Families 4.7% 1.86%
Median Household Income   4.49%
Per Capita Income   3.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Gold Hill, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gold Hill to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 339 26th
Population Density1 # 397 14th
Diversity Index2 # 433 6th
Median Household Income # 78 83rd
Per Capita Income # 48 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.