Gilpin County CO Information


Gilpin County Subdivisions

Gilpin County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,997
Population in Households 5,948
Population in Familes 4,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $61,670
Average Household Income $84,381
Per Capita Income $38,419


Total Housing Units 3,779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,182 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 527 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,070 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $393,648
Average Home Value $452,796


Total Households 2,709
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,634
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 1.19% 1.3%
Households 1.18% 1.29%
Families 1.09% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.37%


Gilpin County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilpin County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 48 27th
Population Density # 15 78th
Diversity Index # 56 16th
Median Household Income # 21 69th
Per Capita Income # 11 84th

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