Cripple Creek, Colorado Population 2024

1,114

Cripple Creek is a city located in Teller County Colorado. Cripple Creek has a 2024 population of 1,114. It is also the county seat of Teller County.Cripple Creek is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -3.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,154 in 2020.

The average household income in Cripple Creek is $51,234 with a poverty rate of 25.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cripple Creek is 50.3 years, 56.3 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Cripple Creek Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cripple Creek was:

  • White: 88.56%
  • Two or more races: 9.15%
  • Black or African American: 2.29%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
735.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.47% (-40)
The current population of Cripple Creek, Colorado is 1,114 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,154.

Cripple Creek, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White96888.56%
Two or more races1009.15%
Black or African American252.29%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cripple Creek Population by Race

Cripple Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Cripple Creek Median Age

50.3

Total

56.3

Male

43.7

Female

Cripple Creek Adults

There are 883 adults, (355 of whom are seniors) in Cripple Creek.

Cripple Creek Age Dependency

107

Age Dependency Ratio

67.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cripple Creek Sex Ratio

Female52247.76%
Male57152.24%

Cripple Creek Population by Age

Cripple Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5451.956.743.3
Non Family3121.2244.655.4
Married1682.8768.531.5
Female39374.425.6
Male262.231000
showing: 5 rows

2.77

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cripple Creek 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

Cripple Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cripple Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50%.

Cripple Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,223

Average Earnings

$31,875

Average Male

$33,262

Average Female

Cripple Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cripple Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cripple Creek Language

92.17% of Cripple Creek residents speak only English, while 7.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.06% of the population.

Cripple Creek Language

Cripple Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White83222827.4%
Black251976%
Hispanic1141815.79%
showing: 3 rows

25.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.72%

Male Poverty Rate

26.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cripple Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cripple Creek is Black, with 76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cripple Creek is Hispanic, with 15.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.59%.

Cripple Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater19.08%
Some College18.21%
High School17.92%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Cripple Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed14.29%
Male Employed
showing: 4 rows

Cripple Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cripple Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cripple Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cripple Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cripple Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cripple Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cripple Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

128

Number of Veterans

119

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Cripple Creek Veterans by War

count

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Cripple Creek Veterans by Age

count

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Cripple Creek Veterans by Race

Cripple Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cripple Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.4%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cripple Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cripple Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cripple Creek 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

35.77%

Born in Cripple Creek

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.81% of Cripple Creek residents were born in the United States, with 35.77% having been born in Colorado. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cripple Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,044-14-1.32%
20281,058-14-1.31%
20271,072-14-1.29%
20261,086-14-1.27%
20251,100-14-1.26%
20241,114-14-1.24%
20231,128-14-1.23%
20221,142-14-1.21%
20211,15620.17%
20201,154-117-9.21%
20191,27130.24%
20181,268131.04%
20171,255292.37%
20161,226252.08%
20151,201-15-1.23%
20141,216
20131,216-8-0.65%
20121,22410.08%
20111,223-9-0.73%
20101,232
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Cripple Creek Population by Year