Empire, Colorado

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Empire Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SW of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Clear Creek
P.O. Box Zip Codes 80438
Phone Area Codes 303
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.761
Longitude -105.683

Empire Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 14 to 37 F
Jul Temp 39 to 61 F
Oct Temp 21 to 42 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 7.8 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
Distance 8.9 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
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Empire Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 355 100%
Male 188 53%
Female 167 47%
Under 18 96 27%
18+ 259 73%
65+ 21 5.9%
Median Age 39.9
Average Family Size 2.99
White 335 94.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 3.1%
Other 1 0.3%
Mixed Race 7 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 3.7%

Estimated Empire Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 339
Growth -16
Growth % -4.5%

Empire 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.9%
German 16.5%
US/American 13.7%
Italian 10%
Irish 8.8%
Scottish 7.2%
Dutch 4.8%
English 4.8%
Swedish 4.8%
Norwegian 4%
French (except Basque) 2%
European 2%
Czech 0.8%
Canadian 0.8%
Belgian 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
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Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Empire 355 $43,750
Central City 515 $31,667
Georgetown 1,088 $53,333
Idaho Springs 1,889 $48,790
Nederland 1,394 $60,893
Silver Plume 203 $41,667
Winter Park 662 $80,660
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