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Gold Hill, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Gold Hill Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Boulder County at latitude 40.0597 and longitude -105.4189. Boulder County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,238 feet.

The formal official name is the Gold Hill Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gold Hill, Colorado.

The U5 Census Class Code for Gold Hill indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Gold Hill Census Designated Place, CO Boundary Map


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

POPULATION

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

HOUSEHOLDS

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

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

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

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.