Cripple Creek, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cripple Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Cripple Creek had a population of 1,226 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Cripple Creek is located at latitude 38.7461 and longitude -105.184 in Teller County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cripple Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Teller County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 9,455 feet.

The City of Cripple Creek (GNIS ID: 2410265) 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 Cripple Creek is located within Cripple Creek Division of Teller County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cripple Creek: Fremont.

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


Total Population 1,226
Population in Households 1,199
Population in Familes 878
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 789
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 577
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 340
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 396 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 181 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $207,813
Average Home Value $236,111


Median Household Income $40,951
Average Household Income $52,533
Per Capita Income $24,385
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.72%
Households 0.85% 0.92%
Families 4.12% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.


Cripple Creek, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cripple 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 # 194 58th
Population Density1 # 219 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 281 38th
Median Household Income # 363 21st
Per Capita Income # 305 34th

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