Black Hawk, Colorado

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Black Hawk Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 118 100%
Male 67 56.8%
Female 51 43.2%
Under 18 21 17.8%
18+ 97 82.2%
65+ 10 8.5%
Median Age 41
Average Family Size 2.69
White 100 84.7%
African-American 4 3.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.8%
Other 7 5.9%
Mixed Race 6 5.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 10.2%

Estimated Black Hawk Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 107
Growth -11
Growth % -9.3%

Black Hawk Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 24.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.7%
English 19.6%
Polish 10.3%
Irish 5.2%
US/American 3.1%
Australian 3.1%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Austrian 2.1%
Swedish 2.1%
Italian 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Black Hawk 118 $52,500
Central City 515 $31,667
Empire 355 $43,750
Georgetown 1,088 $53,333
Idaho Springs 1,889 $48,790
Nederland 1,394 $60,893
Silver Plume 203 $41,667

Black Hawk Public Libraries

Gilpin County Library District
15131 HIGHWAY 119
Black Hawk, Colorado
(303) 582-5777
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Black Hawk High Schools (2004)

10595 HIGHWAY 119
Serves 182 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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