Lake County is located in central Colorado. The County Seat is Leadville and the largest city is Leadville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lakecountyco.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,357 and the 2010 census population was 7,310. The land area is 376.91 square miles and there are 19.4 persons per square mile.
94% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 38.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 2.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% is two or more races. 86.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 28.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $164,400, there are 3,079 households, an average of 2.33 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,029, the median household income is $44,610, and 14.3% of the persons in Lake County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 796. Retail sales (in $1000) were $51,369, and sales per capita were $6,540. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.6%.
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