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People

Total Population 1,996
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 930
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 44.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,250
% Above Poverty Level 80.9%
% Below Poverty Level 19.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.8%
Median Gross Rent $818
Median House Value $166,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.8%
US/American 0%
English 16.7%
Irish 20.1%

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

Idaho Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SW of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Clear Creek
Standard Zip Codes 80452
Phone Area Codes 303
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.742
Longitude -105.513

Idaho Springs 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 MT EVANS RES STATION
Distance 7.9 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
Station BERTHOUD PASS
Distance 14.9 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 GRANT
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 33 F
Apr Temp 22 to 50 F
Jul Temp 42 to 75 F
Oct Temp 25 to 56 F
Annual Precip 15.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Black Hawk 155 $0
Central City 771 $65,938
Empire 312 $73,750
Georgetown 1,031 $84,342
Nederland 1,531 $90,625
Silver Plume 239 $74,375

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

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Idaho Springs High Schools

CLEAR CREEK HIGH SCHOOL
320 HIGHWAY 103
303-679-4600
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 332 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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