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Georgetown, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Georgetown is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clear Creek County at latitude 39.7213 and longitude -105.694. Clear Creek County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,520 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Georgetown, but most people and references simply refer to it as Georgetown, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Georgetown indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Georgetown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,020
Population in Households 970
Population in Familes 632
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density1 960
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 505
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 768 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 323 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 182 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 263 (34.2%)
Median Home Value $217,405
Average Home Value $252,399


Median Household Income $56,950
Average Household Income $68,916
Per Capita Income $35,759
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.32% -0.14%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.68% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   3.07%
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.


Georgetown, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Georgetown 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 # 210 54th
Population Density1 # 190 59th
Diversity Index2 # 287 37th
Median Household Income # 169 63rd
Per Capita Income # 111 76th

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