Upper Bear Creek CDP, CO Profile: Facts & Data

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Upper Bear Creek CDP, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Upper Bear Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 1,079 as of July 1, 2019. Upper Bear Creek CDP 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 Upper Bear Creek CDP is located at latitude 39.6319 and longitude -105.4154 in Clear Creek County. The formal boundaries for the Upper Bear Creek Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

The Upper Bear Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583309) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized 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 Upper Bear Creek Census Designated Place is located within Idaho Springs Division of Clear Creek County.


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Upper Bear Creek CDP, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Upper Bear Creek CDP, CO Housing Affordability Index is 92
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

Upper Bear Creek CDP, CO Wealth Index is 214
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 1,079
Population in Households 1,070
Population in Families 870
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density 285
Diversity Index1 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $98,273
Average Household Income $124,944
Per Capita Income $54,795
Wealth Index3 214

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 390 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $592,262
Housing Affordability Index2 92
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 461
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 318
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 0.2% 0.26%
Households 0.26% 0.26%
Families -0.75% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Upper Bear Creek CDP, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Upper Bear Creek CDP 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 # 211 54th
Population Density # 338 26th
Diversity Index # 394 14th
Median Household Income # 68 85th
Per Capita Income # 43 91st

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