Gilpin County

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  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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GILPIN CO LD   (Directions)
15131 HIGHWAY 119, GILPIN, BLACK HAWK, CO, 80422.  
Phone: (303) 582-5777  
10595 HIGHWAY 119,  GILPIN COUNTY, BLACK HAWK, CO, 80403.   Phone: (303) 582-3444

10595 HIGHWAY 119,  GILPIN COUNTY, BLACK HAWK, CO, 80403.   Phone: (303) 582-3444
Student/Teacher Ratio: 11

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