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Idaho Springs, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Idaho Springs had a population of 1,757 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Idaho Springs is located at latitude 39.7489 and longitude -105.5048 in Clear Creek County. The formal boundaries for the City of Idaho Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Clear Creek County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,526 feet.

The City of Idaho Springs (GNIS ID: 2410092) 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 Idaho Springs is located within Idaho Springs Division of Clear Creek County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Idaho Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Idaho Springs: Idaho, Idaho City, Idahoe, Jacksons Diggings, Sacramento City.

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Idaho Springs, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,757
Daytime Population: Workers 911
Daytime Population: Residents 835
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,746
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 1,757
Population in Familes 1,250
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 829
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $54,967
Average Household Income $69,051
Per Capita Income $32,524


Total Housing Units 939 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 499 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 347 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $253,205
Average Home Value $282,329


Total Households 846
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 469
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.34% 0.45%
Households 0.33% 0.45%
Families 0.98% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Idaho Springs, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Idaho Springs to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 173 62nd
Population Density # 212 54th
Diversity Index # 319 31st
Median Household Income # 228 50th
Per Capita Income # 175 62nd

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