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Oak Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Oak Creek is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Routt County at latitude 40.274 and longitude -106.9571. Routt County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,428 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Oak 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 Oak Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Town of Oak Creek, CO Boundary Map


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

POPULATION

Total Population 885
Population in Households 885
Population in Familes 692
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,572
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 398
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 252
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 291 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (23.9%)
Median Home Value $341,667
Average Home Value $440,722
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,098
Average Household Income $68,074
Per Capita Income $29,162
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.03% 0.29%
Households 0.3% 0.45%
Families 4.15% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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, 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 # 224 51st
Population Density1 # 49 90th
Diversity Index2 # 330 29th
Median Household Income # 167 64th
Per Capita Income # 184 60th

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