Gilpin County is located in central Colorado. The County Seat is Central City and the largest city is Central City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.gilpin.co.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 5,851 and the 2010 census population was 5,441. The land area is 149.90 square miles and there are 36.3 persons per square mile.
94.1% of the population is White, 1.1% is Black or African American, 6.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.5% is Asian, 1.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 94.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 29.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $281,700, there are 2,504 households, an average of 2.16 persons per household. The per capita income is $38,022, the median household income is $63,885, and 10.8% of the persons in Gilpin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 723. Retail sales (in $1000) were $3,225, and sales per capita were $636.
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