Gilpin County CO Information


Gilpin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,602
Population in Households 5,553
Population in Familes 4,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 2,558
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 1,543
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,892 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 666 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,116 (30.4%)
Median Home Value $284,915
Average Home Value $317,706


Median Household Income $75,739
Average Household Income $85,937
Per Capita Income $39,394
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.69% 1.12%
Households 0.92% 1.3%
Families 0.76% 1.21%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.


Gilpin County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilpin County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 48 27th
Population Density1 # 15 78th
Diversity Index2 # 56 14th
Median Household Income # 4 95th
Per Capita Income # 6 92nd

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