Coal Creek, CO Profile: Facts & Data

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Coal Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Coal Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 2,526 as of July 1, 2019. Coal Creek ranks in 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 Coal Creek is located at latitude 39.9064 and longitude -105.3775 in Boulder County. The formal boundaries for the Coal Creek Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 9.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Boulder County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,599 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Coal Creek Census Designated Place are located in Boulder County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Gilpin County, and Jefferson County.

The Coal Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: ) has a U5 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Coal Creek Census Designated Place is located within Golden Division of Boulder County.


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Coal Creek, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Coal Creek, CO Housing Affordability Index is 139
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Coal Creek, CO Wealth Index is 205
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,526
Population in Households 2,522
Population in Families 1,994
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density 269
Diversity Index1 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $104,539
Average Household Income $134,454
Per Capita Income $60,386
Wealth Index3 205

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,010 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $408,115
Housing Affordability Index2 139
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,143
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 751
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.55% 0.54%
Households 0.5% 0.55%
Families 0.41% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Coal Creek, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coal Creek to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 155 66th
Population Density # 342 26th
Diversity Index # 407 11th
Median Household Income # 53 89th
Per Capita Income # 32 93rd

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