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Cripple Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Cripple Creek had a population of 1,272 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Cripple Creek is located at latitude 38.7467 and longitude -105.1783 in Teller County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cripple Creek 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cripple Creek, CO Housing Affordability Index is 94
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Cripple Creek, CO Wealth Index is 75
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,272
Population in Households 1,246
Population in Familes 909
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density 830
Diversity Index1 29
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,447
Average Household Income $67,995
Per Capita Income $31,246
Wealth Index3 75

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 364 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 230 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $295,930
Housing Affordability Index2 94
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 594
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 349
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.73% 0.68%
Households 0.8% 0.76%
Families 2.61% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.98%

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, 2019 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 # 196 57th
Population Density # 223 52nd
Diversity Index # 287 37th
Median Household Income # 320 30th
Per Capita Income # 222 52nd

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