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Silver Plume, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Silver Plume had a population of 170 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Silver Plume is located at latitude 39.6954 and longitude -105.7267 in Clear Creek County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Silver Plume (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clear Creek County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 9,101 feet.

The Town of Silver Plume (GNIS ID: 2413287) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Silver Plume is located within Georgetown Division of Clear Creek County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silver Plume 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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Silver Plume, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 170
Population in Households 162
Population in Familes 105
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 657
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 84
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (37.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (42.5%)
Median Home Value $293,182
Average Home Value $357,075


Median Household Income $57,925
Average Household Income $72,142
Per Capita Income $37,409
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.12%
Households 0.0% 0.24%
Families -0.39% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Silver Plume, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Plume 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 # 365 21st
Population Density1 # 248 46th
Diversity Index2 # 336 27th
Median Household Income # 178 61st
Per Capita Income # 110 76th

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