Central City, Colorado Population 2024

767

Central City is a city located in Gilpin County Colorado. Central City has a 2024 population of 767. It is also the county seat of Gilpin County.Central City is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -1.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 779 in 2020.

The average household income in Central City is $79,562 with a poverty rate of 10.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Central City is 43.5 years, 41.2 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Central City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Central City was:

  • White: 82.6%
  • Two or more races: 14.66%
  • Native American: 2.75%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
355.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.54% (-12)
The current population of Central City, Colorado is 767 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 779.

Central City, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White54182.6%
Two or more races9614.66%
Native American182.75%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Central City Population by Race

Central City Population Pyramid 2024

Central City Median Age

43.5

Total

41.2

Male

46.4

Female

Central City Adults

There are 535 adults, (96 of whom are seniors) in Central City.

Central City Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Central City Sex Ratio

Female31447.94%
Male34152.06%

Central City Population by Age

Central City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3651.7952.147.9
Non Family2391.2753.646.4
Married512.0652.947.1
Female443.345050
Male313.2341.958.1
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2.63

Average Family Size

1.79

Average Household Size

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Central City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Central City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Central City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 45.24%.

Central City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,818

Average Earnings

$53,375

Average Male

$43,750

Average Female

Central City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Central City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Central City Language

84.12% of Central City residents speak only English, while 15.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.15% of the population.

Central City Language

Central City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4416614.97%
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10.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.84%

Male Poverty Rate

3.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Central City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Central City is White, with 14.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Central City is White, with 14.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 11.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.76%.

Central City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School31.21%
Some College10.2%
Less Than 9th Grade6.06%
Bachelors or Greater
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Central City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed13.02%
Female Employed
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Central City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Central City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Central City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

20.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.5%

Male Marriage Rate

15.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Central City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Central City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Central City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Central City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

98

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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Central City Veterans by War

count

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Central City Veterans by Age

count

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Central City Veterans by Race

Central City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Central City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

77.2%

Labor Force Participation

74.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Central City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Central City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Central City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.39%

Born in Central City

97.1%

Native Born

2.9%

Foreign Born

2.9%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.1% of Central City residents were born in the United States, with 39.39% having been born in Colorado. 2.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Central City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029737-6-0.81%
2028743-6-0.8%
2027749-6-0.79%
2026755-6-0.79%
2025761-6-0.78%
2024767-6-0.78%
2023773-6-0.77%
2022779-6-0.76%
202178560.77%
2020779435.84%
201973691.24%
201872781.11%
201771930.42%
2016716131.85%
201570371.01%
2014696274.04%
2013669111.67%
201265810.15%
2011657-6-0.9%
2010663
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Central City Population by Year