Gilpin County

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Gilpin County, Colorado

203 Eureka St
Central City, CO 80427
Phone: (303) 582-5321
Fax: (303) 582-3086
www.co.gilpin.co.us

In central CO, west of Denver; original county; organized Nov 1, 1861 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Col. William Gilpin (1822-94), first territorial governor of CO (1861-62)

Area (sq mi):: 150.25 (land 149.87; water 0.39) Population per square mile: 32.90
Population 2005: 4,932 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 3.70%; 1990-2000 55.00% Population 2000: 4,757 (White 92.00%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 4.20%; Asian 0.70%; Other 4.40%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $26,148; median household $51,942; Population below poverty level: 4.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $34,222-$36,180
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 34.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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