Gilpin County, Colorado Population 2021

Gilpin County, Colorado's estimated population is 6,505 with a growth rate of 2.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gilpin County, Colorado is the 48th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 5,471 and has seen a growth of 18.90% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,5051312.06%
20206,3741312.10%
20196,2431312.14%
20186,112941.56%
20176,0181041.76%
20165,9141091.88%
20155,805581.01%
20145,7472173.92%
20135,530991.82%
20125,43130.06%
20115,428-43-0.79%
20105,4712,40178.21%
19903,07062925.77%
19802,4411,16991.90%
19701,27258785.69%
1960685-165-19.41%
1950850-775-47.69%
19401,62541334.08%
19301,212-152-11.14%
19201,364-2,767-66.98%
19104,131-2,559-38.25%
19006,69082314.03%
18905,867-622-9.59%
18806,48999918.20%
18705,4900.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.06%
County Website
Founded
November 1, 1861
County Seat
2010 Population
5,471
Growth Since 2010
18.90%
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Gilpin County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,56292.42%
Two or More Races2704.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native1632.71%
Black or African American200.33%
Some Other Race30.05%
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Gilpin County, Colorado Population by Race

Gilpin County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Gilpin County, Colorado Median Age

49


Total

48.1


Male

49.7


Female

Gilpin County, Colorado Adults

There are 5,200 adults, (1,079 of whom are seniors) in Gilpin County, Colorado.

Gilpin County, Colorado Age Dependency

46

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilpin County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

2,970

49.35%

Male

3,048

50.65%

Gilpin County, Colorado Population by Age

Gilpin County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gilpin County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
Female79.7%20.3%
All79.6%20.4%
Non Family71.5%28.5%
Male55.8%44.2%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gilpin County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8022.1179.6
Married1,4222.4787.8
Non Family1,1621.3171.5
Female1233.679.7
Male954.4155.8

2.58

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Gilpin County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade370.75%
9th to 12th Grade390.79%
High School Graduate1,05521.43%
Some College1,40328.50%
Associates Degree4418.96%
Bachelors Degree1,28426.08%
Graduate Degree66413.49%
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Gilpin County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilpin County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,2224,1731,783
Hispanic39837595
2+ Races19819845
Native American16316321
Black1394

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.23%.

Gilpin County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,840$55,791$39,010
Less Than 9th Grade$40,833$39,375$
High School Graduate$34,963$35,792$34,509
Some College$46,392$59,559$36,178
Bachelors Degree$53,583$63,125$44,417
Graduate Degree$60,263$62,500$60,263

$45,840

Average Earnings

$55,791

Average Male

$39,010

Average Female

Gilpin County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilpin County, Colorado Language by Age

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Gilpin County, Colorado Language

93.26% of Gilpin County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 6.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.03% of the population.

Gilpin County, Colorado Language

Gilpin County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0872575.05%
Hispanic463255.40%
Multiple19842.02%

4.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.89%

Male Poverty Rate

5.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilpin County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilpin County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 5.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilpin County, Colorado is Multiple, with 2.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.20%.

Gilpin County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.90%
High School6.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%
Some College2.74%

Gilpin County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed48.65%
Female Unemployed30.43%
Female Employed2.53%
Male Employed1.87%

Gilpin County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilpin County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,429$103,719
Families$93,581$128,065
Married Families$99,375-
Non Families$54,579$64,755
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Income by Household Type

Gilpin County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilpin County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Gilpin County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gilpin County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Gilpin County, Colorado Marital Status

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732

Number of Veterans

601

Male Veterans

131

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam275
Second Gulf War114
First Gulf War61
World War II57
Korea50

Gilpin County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74257
55 to 64185
75+125
35 to 54125
18 to 3440

Gilpin County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White68114.11%
Hispanic8218.06%
Native American3923.93%
2+ Races126.06%

Gilpin County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Gilpin County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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3.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilpin County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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73.9%

Labor Force Participation

72.7%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gilpin County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Gilpin County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Gilpin County, Colorado 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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26.40%

Born in Gilpin County, Colorado

95.41%

Native Born

4.59%

Foreign Born

2.49%

Non Citizen

2.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.41% of Gilpin County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 26.40% having been born in Colorado. 2.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gilpin County, Colorado Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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