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Gilpin County, Colorado

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Gilpin County
The Gilpin Combined Court, the county courthouse.
The Gilpin Combined Court, the county courthouse.
Official seal of Gilpin County
Map of Colorado highlighting Gilpin County
Location within the U.S. state of Colorado
Map of the United States highlighting Colorado
Colorado's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°52′N 105°31′W / 39.86°N 105.52°W / 39.86; -105.52
Country United States
State Colorado
FoundedNovember 1, 1861
Named forWilliam Gilpin
SeatCentral City
Largest cityCentral City
Area
 • Total150 sq mi (400 km2)
 • Land150 sq mi (400 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1 km2)  0.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2020)
5,808
 • Density39/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.co.gilpin.co.us

Gilpin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado, smallest in land area behind only the City and County of Broomfield. As of the 2020 census, the population was 5,808.[1] The county seat is Central City.[2] The county was formed in 1861, while Colorado was still a Territory, and was named after Colonel William Gilpin,[3] the first territorial governor.

Gilpin County is part of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

1904 broadside bird's eye view or map of Gilpin County, Colorado, issued by the Gilpin County Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado map publisher George Samuel Clason
1904 broadside bird's eye view or map of Gilpin County, Colorado, issued by the Gilpin County Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado map publisher George Samuel Clason

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 150 square miles (390 km2), of which 150 square miles (390 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) (0.2%) is water.[4] It is the second-smallest county by area in Colorado.

Adjacent counties

Major Highways

National protected areas

State protected area

Scenic trail and byway

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
18705,490
18806,48918.2%
18905,867−9.6%
19006,69014.0%
19104,131−38.3%
19201,364−67.0%
19301,212−11.1%
19401,62534.1%
1950850−47.7%
1960685−19.4%
19701,27285.7%
19802,44191.9%
19903,07025.8%
20004,75755.0%
20105,44114.4%
20205,8086.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
1790-1960[6] 1900-1990[7]
1990-2000[8] 2010-2020[1]

At the 2000 census there were 4,757 people, 2,043 households, and 1,264 families in the county. The population density was 32 people per square mile (12/km2). There were 2,929 housing units at an average density of 20 per square mile (8/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 94.37% White, 0.53% Black or African American, 0.82% Native American, 0.69% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 1.53% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. 4.25% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.[9] Of the 2,043 households 26.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% were married couples living together, 5.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.10% were non-families. 26.80% of households were one person and 3.70% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.81.

The age distribution was 21.10% under the age of 18, 5.80% from 18 to 24, 37.40% from 25 to 44, 30.00% from 45 to 64, and 5.70% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 112.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.10 males.

The median household income was $51,942 and the median family income was $61,859. Males had a median income of $38,560 versus $30,820 for females. The per capita income for the county was $26,148. About 1.00% of families and 4.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.40% of those under age 18 and 6.10% of those age 65 or over.

Politics

United States presidential election results for Gilpin County, Colorado[10]
Year Republican Democratic Third party
No.  % No.  % No.  %
2020 1,833 43.79% 2,223 53.11% 130 3.11%
2016 1,566 43.79% 1,634 45.69% 376 10.51%
2012 1,346 40.32% 1,892 56.68% 100 3.00%
2008 1,283 38.08% 1,990 59.07% 96 2.85%
2004 1,329 41.58% 1,807 56.54% 60 1.88%
2000 1,006 40.81% 1,099 44.58% 360 14.60%
1996 682 38.12% 799 44.66% 308 17.22%
1992 462 26.26% 726 41.27% 571 32.46%
1988 728 45.79% 804 50.57% 58 3.65%
1984 896 57.03% 634 40.36% 41 2.61%
1980 694 50.04% 441 31.80% 252 18.17%
1976 451 41.19% 563 51.42% 81 7.40%
1972 516 57.02% 362 40.00% 27 2.98%
1968 358 52.57% 218 32.01% 105 15.42%
1964 233 38.83% 363 60.50% 4 0.67%
1960 315 58.55% 223 41.45% 0 0.00%
1956 394 61.66% 244 38.18% 1 0.16%
1952 357 60.41% 228 38.58% 6 1.02%
1948 302 49.43% 296 48.45% 13 2.13%
1944 272 55.85% 213 43.74% 2 0.41%
1940 413 48.65% 431 50.77% 5 0.59%
1936 321 29.81% 736 68.34% 20 1.86%
1932 271 32.46% 539 64.55% 25 2.99%
1928 299 55.17% 236 43.54% 7 1.29%
1924 361 54.78% 161 24.43% 137 20.79%
1920 416 66.99% 189 30.43% 16 2.58%
1916 407 34.17% 763 64.06% 21 1.76%
1912 443 26.65% 931 56.02% 288 17.33%


Communities

The Old Courthouse in Central City houses much of the county government.
The Old Courthouse in Central City houses much of the county government.

Cities

Census-designated places

Other

Historic district

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 5, 2021.
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp. 138.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 8, 2014.
  6. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved June 8, 2014.
  7. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 8, 2014.
  8. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 8, 2014.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 14, 2011.
  10. ^ Leip, David. "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved May 26, 2017.

External links

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