Cripple Creek, Colorado Population 2022

1,258
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Cripple Creek is a city located in Teller County Colorado. Cripple Creek has a 2020 population of 1,258. It is also the county seat of Teller County. Cripple Creek is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,232 in 2010.

The average household income in Cripple Creek is $43,792 with a poverty rate of 15.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $887 per month, and the median house value is $146,800. The median age in Cripple Creek is 51.6 years, 48.6 years for males, and 59.5 years for females.

Cripple Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 99.61%
  • Two or more races: 0.39%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cripple Creek, Colorado is 1,258 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,258.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,232.

Cripple Creek, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,01799.61%
Two or More Races40.39%
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Cripple Creek Population by Race

Cripple Creek Population Pyramid $2022

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Cripple Creek Median Age

51.6


Total

48.6


Male

59.5


Female

Cripple Creek Adults

There are 930 adults, (289 of whom are seniors) in Cripple Creek.

Cripple Creek Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cripple Creek Sex Ratio

Female

413

40.45%

Male

608

59.55%

Cripple Creek Population by Age

Cripple Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cripple Creek Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female14.3%85.7%
Non Family33.5%66.5%
Male39.5%60.5%
All47%53%
Married87.8%12.2%

47.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cripple Creek Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4702.0647
Non Family2811.4833.5
Married1232.8187.8
Male383.4539.5
Female282.7114.3

2.8

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

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Cripple Creek Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade151.83%
9th to 12th Grade354.26%
High School Graduate43052.38%
Some College19423.63%
Associates Degree688.28%
Bachelors Degree253.05%
Graduate Degree546.58%
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Cripple Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cripple Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.94%.

Cripple Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,732$22,768$27,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,395$24,286$26,591
Some College$33,472$36,063$31,111
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$8,125$8,125$

$24,732

Average Earnings

$22,768

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Cripple Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cripple Creek Language by Age

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Cripple Creek Language

94.96% of Cripple Creek residents speak only English, while 5.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.

Cripple Creek Language

Cripple Creek Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78913316.86%
Hispanic1751810.29%
OtherNaN%

15.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.72%

Male Poverty Rate

27.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cripple Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cripple Creek is White, with 16.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cripple Creek is Hispanic, with 10.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.12%.

Cripple Creek Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.50%
High School17.60%
Some College10.36%
Bachelors or Greater8.82%

Cripple Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed11.39%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed9.86%

Cripple Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cripple Creek Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,132$43,792
Families$48,807$53,061
Married Families$48,125-
Non Families$25,234$37,515
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Income by Household Type

Cripple Creek Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cripple Creek Married by Age and Sex

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Cripple Creek 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 20-34.

Cripple Creek Marital Status by Race

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Cripple Creek Marital Status

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137

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War47
Second Gulf War37
Vietnam34
World War II
Korea

Cripple Creek Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6455
65 to 7436
35 to 5424
18 to 3413
75+9

Cripple Creek Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13714.73%
Hispanic1912.18%

Cripple Creek Veterans by Race

Cripple Creek Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cripple Creek Veterans by Education

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57.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cripple Creek Employment by Age

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Cripple Creek Employment by Race

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Cripple Creek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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37.81%

Born in Cripple Creek

97.65%

Native Born

2.35%

Foreign Born

1.76%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.65% of Cripple Creek residents were born in the United States, with 37.81% having been born in Colorado. 1.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cripple Creek Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,2580.00%
20211,2580.00%
20201,2580.00%
20191,2580.00%
20181,258110.88%
20171,247191.55%
20161,228292.42%
20151,199-14-1.15%
20141,213-1-0.08%
20131,214-10-0.82%
20121,224-2-0.16%
20111,226-6-0.49%
20101,2320.00%

Cripple Creek Population by Year