Gilcrest, Colorado

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Gilcrest, Colorado

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Comparative Profile of Gilcrest, Colorado

Comparing Gilcrest 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Racial Diversity 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 3
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
People Above Poverty 4 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 5 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
People Living Alone 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 2 3
Low Property Crime 2 3

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Gilcrest Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles S of Greeley, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 39 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Weld
P.O. Box Zip Codes 80623
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.281
Longitude -104.777

Gilcrest Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 89 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 14.2 inches
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 42 F
Apr Temp 32 to 62 F
Jul Temp 55 to 89 F
Oct Temp 33 to 67 F
Annual Precip 14.1 inches
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 42 F
Apr Temp 32 to 61 F
Jul Temp 54 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 65 F
Annual Precip 17 inches
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Gilcrest Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,162 100%
Male 607 52.2%
Female 555 47.8%
Under 18 420 36.1%
18+ 742 63.9%
65+ 65 5.6%
Median Age 28.2
Average Family Size 3.86
White 729 62.7%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 20 1.7%
Other 374 32.2%
Mixed Race 34 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 638 54.9%

Estimated Gilcrest Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,149
Growth -13
Growth % -1.1%

Gilcrest 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) 63.5%
German 18.5%
US/American 5.4%
English 4%
Irish 2.8%
European 1.1%
Italian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gilcrest 1,162 $45,750
Evans 9,514 $42,983
Garden City 357 $24,722
Johnstown 3,827 $54,130
La Salle 1,849 $46,442
Milliken 2,888 $47,188
Platteville 2,370 $47,574
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Gilcrest High Schools (2004)

Serves 572 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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