Oak Creek, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oak Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Oak Creek had a population of 855 as of July 1, 2015. Oak Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oak Creek is located at latitude 40.274 and longitude -106.9571 in Routt County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oak Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Routt County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,428 feet.

The Town of Oak Creek (GNIS ID: 2413061) 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 Oak Creek is located within Oak Creek Division of Routt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oak Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Oak Creek, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 855
Population in Households 855
Population in Familes 668
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,485
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 386
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 244
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 512 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 281 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $437,838
Average Home Value $529,344


Median Household Income $59,801
Average Household Income $73,838
Per Capita Income $31,749
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.63% -0.24%
Households -0.34% -0.1%
Families 2.71% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.


Oak Creek, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Creek to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 228 50th
Population Density1 # 52 89th
Diversity Index2 # 344 25th
Median Household Income # 167 64th
Per Capita Income # 155 66th

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