Gold Hill, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gold Hill, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Gold Hill Census Designated Place had a population of 237 as of July 1, 2016. Gold Hill ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gold Hill is located at latitude 40.0597 and longitude -105.4189 in Boulder County. 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. Boulder County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,238 feet.

The Gold Hill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408304) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Gold Hill Census Designated Place is located within Bald Mountain Division of Boulder County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gold Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Gold Hill, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 237
Population in Households 236
Population in Familes 157
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 114
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 60
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $436,842
Average Home Value $533,929


Median Household Income $102,136
Average Household Income $143,497
Per Capita Income $69,096
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.67%
Households 0.42% 0.69%
Families 2.63% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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, 2016 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 # 344 25th
Population Density1 # 400 13th
Diversity Index2 # 440 4th
Median Household Income # 45 90th
Per Capita Income # 17 97th

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