Oak Creek, Colorado

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Oak Creek, Colorado

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Comparative Profile of Oak Creek, Colorado

Comparing Oak Creek 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 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Racial Diversity 7 4
Age of the Population 3 6
Female Share of the Population 2 4
Senior Citizens 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 4
Portion of People Married 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
Median Family Income 6 5
People Above Poverty 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 4
Walking and Biking to Work 6 3
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Short Commute Times 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
People Living Alone 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Housing Recently Built 5 3
Affordability of Rents 2 5

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Oak Creek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 91 miles W of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Routt
Standard Zip Codes 80467
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.275
Longitude -106.957

Oak Creek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station YAMPA
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 30 F
Apr Temp 23 to 50 F
Jul Temp 45 to 76 F
Oct Temp 26 to 56 F
Annual Precip 16.6 inches
Station HAYDEN
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 29 to 57 F
Jul Temp 49 to 85 F
Oct Temp 29 to 62 F
Annual Precip 17.3 inches
Distance 34.1 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 24 to 52 F
Jul Temp 44 to 80 F
Oct Temp 23 to 59 F
Annual Precip 11.4 inches
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Oak Creek Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 849 100%
Male 429 50.5%
Female 420 49.5%
Under 18 220 25.9%
18+ 629 74.1%
65+ 66 7.8%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 2.9
White 793 93.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 6 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 21 2.5%
Other 6 0.7%
Mixed Race 23 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 39 4.6%

Estimated Oak Creek Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 797
Growth -52
Growth % -6.1%

Oak Creek 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 24%
US/American 15.4%
Irish 13%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
English 6.7%
French (except Basque) 6.2%
Italian 4.3%
Scottish 3.8%
Swedish 2.8%
Russian 2.4%
Austrian 1.7%
Polish 1.6%
European 1.6%
Norwegian 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Danish 1%
Dutch 1%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Czech 0.5%
Croatian 0.5%
British 0.5%
Slovak 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Brazilian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oak Creek 849 $42,981
Hayden 1,634 $45,962
Steamboat Springs 9,815 $65,685
Yampa 443 $45,000

Oak Creek Public Libraries

South Routt Library District
Oak Creek, Colorado
(970) 736-8371

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Oak Creek High Schools (2004)

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Serves 127 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 9 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 45

Oak Creek Colleges

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