Cripple Creek, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Cripple Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Cripple Creek had a population of 1,267 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Cripple Creek is located at latitude 38.7461 and longitude -105.184 in Teller County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cripple Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Teller County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 9,455 feet.

The City of Cripple Creek (GNIS ID: 2410265) 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 Cripple Creek is located within Cripple Creek Division of Teller County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cripple Creek: Fremont.

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


Total Population 1,267
Population in Households 1,240
Population in Familes 912
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 827
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $48,288
Average Household Income $72,656
Per Capita Income $33,905


Total Housing Units 777 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 370 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $260,052
Average Home Value $446,341


Total Households 590
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 346
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.77% 1.01%
Households 0.81% 1.09%
Families 2.82% 1.02%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   4.01%

Cripple Creek, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cripple Creek 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 # 194 58th
Population Density # 220 52nd
Diversity Index # 275 40th
Median Household Income # 301 34th
Per Capita Income # 162 65th

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