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People

Total Population 2,595
Male Share of the Population 57.9%
Female Share of the Population 42.1%
Senior Citizens 10.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,626
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 45.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.2%
Median Earnings25+ $33,243
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,744

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,607
% Above Poverty Level 93.7%
% Below Poverty Level 6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 13.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 20.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.1%
Median Gross Rent $946
Median House Value $160,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.2%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 19.9%

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

Leadville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles SW of Lakewood, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles SW of Denver, Colorado
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 80461
P.O. Box Zip Codes 80429
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.25
Longitude -106.291

Leadville 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 LEADVILLE 2 SW
Distance 1.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 31 F
Apr Temp 19 to 45 F
Jul Temp 39 to 71 F
Oct Temp 23 to 51 F
Annual Precip 11.5 inches
Station SUGARLOAF RES (LEADVILL)
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 28 F
Apr Temp 17 to 43 F
Jul Temp 39 to 71 F
Oct Temp 23 to 50 F
Annual Precip 16.6 inches
Station MEREDITH
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 33 F
Apr Temp 21 to 49 F
Jul Temp 40 to 79 F
Oct Temp 23 to 59 F
Annual Precip 16.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Leadville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Climax (80429)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alma 302 $55,313
Breckenridge 4,682 $76,964
Fairplay 817 $52,386
Frisco 2,855 $74,583
Minturn 1,050 $79,375
Red Cliff 279 $74,583

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

Leadville Public Libraries

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Lake County Public Library
1115 HARRISON AVE
Leadville, Colorado
(719) 486-0569

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Leadville Hospitals

ST VINCENT GENERAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT - CAH
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
822 W 4TH STREET
(719) 486-0230
Emergency Service: Yes

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Leadville High Schools

LAKE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1000 WEST 4TH STREET
719-486-6950
Serves 312 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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