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People

Total Population 155
Male Share of the Population 58.7%
Female Share of the Population 41.3%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 101
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 40.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.9%
Median Earnings25+ $29,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,333

Wealth

Median Family Income $0
% Above Poverty Level 80%
% Below Poverty Level 20%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 27.7%
% Using Public Transportation 6.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,089
Median House Value $232,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.9%
US/American 0%
English 18.1%
Irish 12.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Black Hawk Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles SW of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Gilpin
Standard Zip Codes 80403
P.O. Box Zip Codes 80422
Phone Area Codes 303
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.796
Longitude -105.493

Black Hawk Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MT EVANS RES STATION
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 16 to 37 F
Jul Temp 39 to 64 F
Oct Temp 23 to 44 F
Annual Precip 29.8 inches
Station CABIN CREEK
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 20 to 43 F
Jul Temp 42 to 68 F
Oct Temp 25 to 50 F
Annual Precip 19.4 inches
Station GRANT
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 33 F
Apr Temp 22 to 50 F
Jul Temp 42 to 75 F
Oct Temp 25 to 56 F
Annual Precip 15.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Black Hawk, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Blackhawk (80403, 80422)

Rollinsville (80403)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Central City 771 $65,938
Empire 312 $73,750
Georgetown 1,031 $84,342
Idaho Springs 1,996 $59,250
Nederland 1,531 $90,625
Silver Plume 239 $74,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Black Hawk Public Libraries

Library
Gilpin County Library District
15131 HIGHWAY 119
Black Hawk, Colorado
(303) 582-5777
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Black Hawk High Schools

GILPIN COUNTY UNDIVIDED HIGH SCHOOL
10595 HIGHWAY 119
303-582-3444
Serves 182 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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