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Cripple Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Cripple Creek had a population of 1,218 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cripple Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cripple Creek: Fremont.

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Cripple Creek, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,218
Daytime Population: Workers 1,752
Daytime Population: Residents 488
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,240
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.84
Population in Households 1,192
Population in Familes 870
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 795
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $47,221
Average Household Income $67,632
Per Capita Income $31,673


Total Housing Units 755 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 394 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 188 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $192,453
Average Home Value $319,797


Total Households 567
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 333
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 0.33% 0.42%
Households 0.37% 0.45%
Families 2.67% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

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, 2017 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 # 199 57th
Population Density # 221 52nd
Diversity Index # 277 40th
Median Household Income # 296 36th
Per Capita Income # 183 60th

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