Gilpin County, Colorado Population 2024

5,875

Gilpin County, Colorado's estimated 2024 population is 5,875 with a growth rate of -0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gilpin County, Colorado is the 47th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 5,471 and has seen a growth of 7.38% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,835-8-0.14%
20285,843-8-0.14%
20275,851-8-0.14%
20265,859-8-0.14%
20255,867-8-0.14%
20245,875-8-0.14%
20235,883-8-0.14%
20225,891-8-0.14%
20215,899751.29%
20205,824-408-6.55%
20196,2321011.65%
20186,1311071.78%
20176,0241041.76%
20165,9201071.84%
20155,813591.03%
20145,7542193.96%
20135,5351031.9%
20125,43230.06%
20115,429-42-0.77%
20105,471
19903,07062925.77%
19802,4411,16991.9%
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%
18806,48999918.2%
18705,490-345-5.91%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.14% (-8)
County Website
Gilpin County
County Seat
2020 Population
5,824
Area
150 mi²
Density
39 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
0.88% (51)
Founded
November 1, 1861

Gilpin County, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,25589.74%
Two or more races4858.28%
Native American951.62%
Asian100.17%
Black or African American90.15%
Other race20.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gilpin County, Colorado Population by Race

Gilpin County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2024

Gilpin County, Colorado Median Age

47.4

Total

47.9

Male

46.8

Female

Gilpin County, Colorado Adults

There are 4,809 adults, (934 of whom are seniors) in Gilpin County, Colorado.

Gilpin County, Colorado Age Dependency

51.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilpin County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female2,75347.01%
Male3,10352.99%

Gilpin County, Colorado Population by Age

Gilpin County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8532.0178.621.4
Non Family1,2651.217030
Married1,2182.684.315.7
Female2432.8490.99.1
Male1272.7685.814.2
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2.62

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gilpin County, Colorado 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

Gilpin County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilpin County, Colorado 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 white people with a rate of 46.16%.

Gilpin County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$58,929

Average Earnings

$87,384

Average Male

$45,091

Average Female

Gilpin County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilpin County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gilpin County, Colorado Language

90.15% of Gilpin County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 9.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.43% of the population.

Gilpin County, Colorado Language

Gilpin County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,88550810.4%
Multiple485306.19%
Hispanic551122.18%
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9.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.98%

Male Poverty Rate

13.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilpin County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilpin County, Colorado is White, with 10.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilpin County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 2.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.27%.

Gilpin County, Colorado Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.47%
Bachelors or Greater9.2%
Less Than 9th Grade5.62%
Some College4.99%
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Gilpin County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed9.23%
Female Employed8.44%
Male Employed1.49%
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Gilpin County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilpin County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gilpin County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilpin County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gilpin County, Colorado 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 35-44.

Gilpin County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gilpin County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

468

Number of Veterans

365

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

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Gilpin County, Colorado Veterans by War

count

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Gilpin County, Colorado Veterans by Age

count

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Gilpin County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Gilpin County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilpin County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.2%

Labor Force Participation

71.6%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gilpin County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gilpin County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gilpin County, Colorado 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

31.42%

Born in Gilpin County, Colorado

93.99%

Native Born

6.01%

Foreign Born

4.05%

Non Citizen

1.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.99% of Gilpin County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 31.42% having been born in Colorado. 4.05% 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

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