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Black Hawk, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Black Hawk had a population of 125 as of July 1, 2016. Black Hawk ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Black Hawk is located at latitude 39.8011 and longitude -105.4892 in Gilpin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Black Hawk (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gilpin County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,537 feet.

The City of Black Hawk (GNIS ID: 2409856) 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 City of Black Hawk is located within Central City Division of Gilpin County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Black Hawk: Blackhawk.

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Black Hawk, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 125
Population in Households 124
Population in Familes 88
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 64
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 72 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $368,182
Average Home Value $418,939


Median Household Income $58,884
Average Household Income $76,480
Per Capita Income $36,018
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 1.7%
Households 0.92% 1.44%
Families -0.51% 1.26%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

Black Hawk, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Black Hawk 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 # 395 14th
Population Density1 # 417 9th
Diversity Index2 # 282 39th
Median Household Income # 170 63rd
Per Capita Income # 122 74th

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