Oak Creek, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oak Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

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The Town of Oak Creek had a population of 856 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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Oak Creek, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 856
Population in Households 856
Population in Familes 669
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,487
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 243
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 515 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $290,909
Average Home Value $469,060


Median Household Income $56,030
Average Household Income $78,175
Per Capita Income $33,495
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% -0.31%
Households -0.37% -0.21%
Families 2.21% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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, 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 # 228 50th
Population Density1 # 50 89th
Diversity Index2 # 352 24th
Median Household Income # 194 58th
Per Capita Income # 144 69th

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