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Coal Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Coal Creek is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fremont County at latitude 38.362 and longitude -105.1418. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,426 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Coal Creek 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 Coal Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coal Creek: Coalcreek.

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


Total Population 342
Population in Households 330
Population in Familes 278
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 269
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 142
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 103
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $123,148
Average Home Value $138,636


Median Household Income $42,303
Average Household Income $53,193
Per Capita Income $20,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.07% -0.24%
Households 0.17% 0.0%
Families 2.69% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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.

Coal Creek, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coal Creek 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 # 306 33rd
Population Density1 # 342 26th
Diversity Index2 # 277 39th
Median Household Income # 330 28th
Per Capita Income # 373 19th

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