Leadville, Colorado

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Leadville, Colorado

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Leadville Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Leadville Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Leadville College Educated Adults
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Leadville Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Leadville, Colorado

Comparing Leadville 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 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Racial Diversity 8 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Age of the Population 2 5
Senior Citizens 2 6
Female Share of the Population 1 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 7
Median Family Income 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7
Working at Home 7 5
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
People Living Alone 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Affordability of Rents 3 6
Housing Recently Built 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 4 7
Low Violent Crime 3 3

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Leadville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,821 100%
Male 1,472 52.2%
Female 1,349 47.8%
Under 18 595 21.1%
18+ 2,226 78.9%
65+ 294 10.4%
Median Age 33.7
Average Family Size 2.91
White 2,356 83.5%
African-American 4 0.1%
Asian 9 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 36 1.3%
Other 348 12.3%
Mixed Race 65 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 718 25.5%

Estimated Leadville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,688
Growth -133
Growth % -4.7%

Leadville 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) 28.7%
German 15.1%
Irish 10.5%
English 9%
Slovene 5.7%
Italian 5.1%
Norwegian 3.3%
US/American 3.1%
European 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
Swedish 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Dutch 1.1%
Scottish 1.1%
Russian 1%
Austrian 1%
Danish 0.9%
British 0.8%
Slovak 0.7%
Polish 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Slavic 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Croatian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Eastern European 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Celtic 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Leadville 2,821 $44,444
Alma 179 $59,688
Breckenridge 2,408 $52,212
Fairplay 610 $51,979
Frisco 2,443 $70,556
Minturn 1,068 $53,750
Red Cliff 289 $44,219

Leadville Public Libraries

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

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Leadville Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(719) 486-0230
Emergency Service: Yes

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Serves 312 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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