Georgetown, Colorado

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Georgetown, Colorado

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Georgetown Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Georgetown Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Georgetown College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Georgetown Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Georgetown People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Georgetown Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Georgetown, Colorado

Comparing Georgetown 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
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Age of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 5
Female Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 3
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 9 7
People Above Poverty 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Affordability of Rents 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 6 9
Low Violent Crime 6 7

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Georgetown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SW of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 38 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Clear Creek
P.O. Box Zip Codes 80444
Phone Area Codes 303
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.706
Longitude -105.696

Georgetown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.9 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 6.5 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 BAILEY
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 38 F
Apr Temp 23 to 53 F
Jul Temp 43 to 78 F
Oct Temp 24 to 59 F
Annual Precip 17.1 inches
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Georgetown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,088 100%
Male 568 52.2%
Female 520 47.8%
Under 18 207 19%
18+ 881 81%
65+ 89 8.2%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 2.67
White 1,044 96%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.7%
Other 12 1.1%
Mixed Race 17 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 48 4.4%

Estimated Georgetown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,068
Growth -20
Growth % -1.8%

Georgetown 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 26.1%
Irish 14%
English 13.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
US/American 5.7%
Swedish 4.2%
Italian 3.9%
Russian 3.2%
Scottish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
European 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Welsh 1.7%
Norwegian 1.6%
French Canadian 1.3%
Polish 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
Greek 0.6%
Northern European 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Hungarian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Latvian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Georgetown 1,088 $53,333
Black Hawk 118 $52,500
Central City 515 $31,667
Empire 355 $43,750
Idaho Springs 1,889 $48,790
Silver Plume 203 $41,667
Winter Park 662 $80,660

Georgetown Public Libraries

Clear Creek Library District
Georgetown, Colorado
(303) 569-2620

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