Gilcrest, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gilcrest, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Gilcrest had a population of 1,103 as of July 1, 2017. Gilcrest ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gilcrest is located at latitude 40.2842 and longitude -104.782 in Weld County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gilcrest (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,754 feet.

The Town of Gilcrest (GNIS ID: 2412683) 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 Town of Gilcrest is located within La Salle-Gilcrest Division of Weld County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gilcrest 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 Gilcrest: Nantes.

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


Total Population 1,103
Daytime Population: Workers 273
Daytime Population: Residents 608
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 881
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 1,102
Population in Familes 984
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,360
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $51,396
Average Household Income $60,930
Per Capita Income $19,454


Total Housing Units 354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $174,887


Total Households 343
Average Household Size 3.21
Family Households 276
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.9% 0.66%
Households 0.79% 0.63%
Families 0.2% 0.5%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Gilcrest, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilcrest 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 # 204 56th
Population Density # 133 71st
Diversity Index # 55 88th
Median Household Income # 260 43rd
Per Capita Income # 425 8th

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