Leadville, CO Profile: Facts & Data

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Leadville, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Leadville had a population of 2,961 as of July 1, 2018. Leadville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Leadville is located at latitude 39.2467 and longitude -106.2935 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Leadville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 10,157 feet.

The City of Leadville (GNIS ID: 2411641) 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 Leadville is located within Leadville Division of Lake County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leadville: Agassiz, Bough City, Boughtown, Carbonate, Cloud City, Harrison, Oro City, Slabtown.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,961
Population in Households 2,871
Population in Familes 1,936
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density2 2,685
Diversity Index3 51
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,110
Average Household Income $56,122
Per Capita Income $26,120

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 745 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 640 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 418 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $176,498
Average Home Value $191,767
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,384
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 699
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 1.58% 1.24%
Households 1.72% 1.39%
Families 2.03% 1.36%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   0.93%

Leadville, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leadville 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 # 143 69th
Population Density # 50 89th
Diversity Index # 145 69th
Median Household Income # 314 32nd
Per Capita Income # 306 33rd

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