Central City, CO Profile: Facts & Data

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Central City, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Central City had a population of 713 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Central City is located at latitude 39.7958 and longitude -105.5148 in Gilpin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Central City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gilpin County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,510 feet.

The City of Central City (GNIS ID: 2409427) 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 Central City is located within Central City Division of Gilpin County.


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Central City, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 713
Population in Households 713
Population in Familes 459
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 291
Diversity Index3 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,050
Average Household Income $69,467
Per Capita Income $34,621

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 508 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 (27.8%)
Median Home Value $303,488
Average Home Value $312,868
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 367
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.89% 1.12%
Households 0.86% 1.07%
Families 1.85% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Central City, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Central City to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 250 46th
Population Density # 335 27th
Diversity Index # 186 60th
Median Household Income # 242 47th
Per Capita Income # 152 67th

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