Elizabeth, Colorado

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Elizabeth, Colorado

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Elizabeth strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 13% Elizabeth Low Violent Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Elizabeth People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Elizabeth Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Elizabeth, Colorado

Comparing Elizabeth to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Racial Diversity 6 2
Female Share of the Population 1 3
Age of the Population 1 2
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 9 7
College Educated Adults 8 6
People Above Poverty 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Working at Home 5 2
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Rents 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 8 9
Low Property Crime 3 4

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Elizabeth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 26 miles SE of Aurora, Colorado
County Elbert
Standard Zip Codes 80107
Phone Area Codes 303
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.36
Longitude -104.596

Elizabeth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PARKER 6 E
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 43 F
Apr Temp 32 to 60 F
Jul Temp 56 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 15.2 inches
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 45 F
Apr Temp 31 to 62 F
Jul Temp 55 to 90 F
Oct Temp 34 to 68 F
Annual Precip 18.2 inches
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 46 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 58 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 67 F
Annual Precip 18 inches
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Elizabeth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,434 100%
Male 736 51.3%
Female 698 48.7%
Under 18 477 33.3%
18+ 957 66.7%
65+ 60 4.2%
Median Age 29.6
Average Family Size 3.27
White 1,348 94%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 0.8%
Other 50 3.5%
Mixed Race 20 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 86 6%

Estimated Elizabeth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,513
Growth 79
Growth % 5.5%

Elizabeth 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 27.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14%
Irish 13.7%
English 11.6%
US/American 6.8%
Italian 5.2%
Norwegian 3.7%
Swedish 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Dutch 1.6%
Scottish 1.6%
European 1.4%
Basque 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Polish 0.8%
Finnish 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Slovak 0.3%
Celtic 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elizabeth 1,434 $51,902
Castle Rock 20,224 $72,563
Foxfield 746 $117,255
Kiowa 581 $42,353
Larkspur 234 $55,625
Lone Tree 4,873 $109,003
Parker 23,558 $77,384

Elizabeth Public Libraries

Elbert County Public Library System
207 Main Street
Elizabeth, Colorado
(303) 646-3416
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Starbucks in Elizabeth

(As of 2005)
220 S Elizabeth Street
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Elizabeth High Schools (2004)

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36500 COUNTY ROAD 13
Serves 824 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.9

Serves 52 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

Elizabeth Colleges

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