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People

Total Population 312
Male Share of the Population 53.5%
Female Share of the Population 46.5%
Senior Citizens 11.9%
Employed Population 16+ 173
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 46.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,750
% Above Poverty Level 89.7%
% Below Poverty Level 10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 48.1%
Median Gross Rent $775
Median House Value $190,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.8%
US/American 0%
English 14.4%
Irish 16.7%

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

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station BERTHOUD PASS
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
Station CABIN CREEK
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
Station MT EVANS RES STATION
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Central City 771 $65,938
Georgetown 1,031 $84,342
Idaho Springs 1,996 $59,250
Nederland 1,531 $90,625
Silver Plume 239 $74,375
Winter Park 578 $96,389

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

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