Total Population155
Male Share of the Population58.7%
Female Share of the Population41.3%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+101
Age of the Population53


% of people married40.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.9%
Median Earnings25+$29,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,333


Median Family Income$0
% Above Poverty Level80%
% Below Poverty Level20%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work27.7%
% Using Public Transportation6.9%


People Living Alone32.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,089
Median House Value$232,100


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.9%

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

Black Hawk Almanac

Nearest Medium City 19 miles SW of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City27 miles W of Denver, Colorado
Standard Zip Codes80403
P.O. Box Zip Codes80422
Phone Area Codes303
Time ZoneMountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Black Hawk Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp6 to 24 F
Apr Temp16 to 37 F
Jul Temp39 to 64 F
Oct Temp23 to 44 F
Annual Precip29.8 inches
Distance15 miles
Jan Temp7 to 30 F
Apr Temp20 to 43 F
Jul Temp42 to 68 F
Oct Temp25 to 50 F
Annual Precip19.4 inches
Distance25 miles
Jan Temp8 to 33 F
Apr Temp22 to 50 F
Jul Temp42 to 75 F
Oct Temp25 to 56 F
Annual Precip15.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Blackhawk (80403, 80422)

Rollinsville (80403)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Central City771$65,938
Idaho Springs1,996$59,250
Silver Plume239$74,375

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

Black Hawk Public Libraries

Gilpin County Library District
15131 HIGHWAY 119
Black Hawk, Colorado
(303) 582-5777
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10595 HIGHWAY 119
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