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Population in 2019: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.5%
 
Males: 73  (57.1%)
Females: 55  (42.9%)
Median resident age:

48.0 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years

Zip codes: 80422, 80427.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $69,950 (it was $44,583 in 2000)
Black Hawk:

$69,950
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,042 (it was $25,985 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $278,507 (it was $158,300 in 2000)
Black Hawk:

$278,507
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $303,530; detached houses: $302,642

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,714.

March 2019 cost of living index in Black Hawk: 96.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.5%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Black Hawk, CO (2019)
    • 6457.1%White alone
    • 4842.9%Hispanic



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Black Hawk, Colorado as of September 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Black Hawk is 19 to 1.


Crime rates in Black Hawk by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(819.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(2,521)
1
(819.7)
2
(1,563)
6
(4,762)
3
(2,326)
3
(2,344)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(3,670)
1
(943.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(833.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(1,681)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(793.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(781.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(3,670)
2
(1,887)
0
(0.0)
4
(3,846)
1
(892.9)
9
(7,500)
4
(3,333)
1
(840.3)
4
(3,279)
2
(1,563)
1
(793.7)
1
(775.2)
1
(781.3)
8
(6,250)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(917.4)
2
(1,887)
3
(2,913)
2
(1,923)
1
(892.9)
1
(833.3)
6
(5,000)
2
(1,681)
3
(2,459)
0
(0.0)
2
(1,587)
5
(3,876)
6
(4,688)
4
(3,125)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
164
(150,459)
123
(116,038)
126
(122,330)
143
(137,500)
168
(150,000)
147
(122,500)
159
(132,500)
195
(163,866)
222
(181,967)
224
(175,000)
184
(146,032)
198
(153,488)
203
(158,594)
200
(156,250)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(3,670)
2
(1,887)
0
(0.0)
3
(2,885)
2
(1,786)
2
(1,667)
5
(4,167)
8
(6,723)
4
(3,279)
13
(10,156)
13
(10,317)
13
(10,078)
12
(9,375)
7
(5,469)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(943.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(2,500)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index8211.05584.95097.16634.66383.96841.76650.09899.210663.99375.010984.19232.69687.58156.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Black Hawk, CO

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 33 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

164.06
Colorado average:

2.16
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Black Hawk, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (61.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 8056 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 88 people per square mile   (very low).

Black Hawk, Colorado map

15 residents are foreign born (13.4% Latin America).

This city:

13.4%
Colorado:

9.7%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Black Hawk city:

0.2% ($340)
Colorado:

0.7% ($1,132)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (19.4 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (20.8 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (566.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Central City, CO (1.1 miles ),
Idaho Springs, CO (2.1 miles ),
Floyd Hill, CO (2.5 miles ),
Downieville-Lawson-Dumont, CO (2.6 miles ),
Rollinsville, CO (2.8 miles),
St. Mary's, CO (2.9 miles ),
Coal Creek, CO (3.0 miles ),
Empire, CO (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 105.49 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): City of Mills

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,357 (+3,858.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 55 (75.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Black Hawk, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Black Hawk, CO in 2019

Black Hawk satellite photo by USGS

Black Hawk tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.4%
Colorado:

6.2%
Most common industries in Black Hawk, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (67.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
  • Educational services (3.3%)
  • Construction (2.2%)
  • Office supplies & stationery stores (2.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (79.6%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (53.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (20.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Office supplies & stationery stores (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Warehousing & storage (4.7%)
  • Utilities (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Black Hawk, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (17.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (13.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cashiers (16.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (14.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (8.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18.6%)
  • Cashiers (18.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (11.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Accountants and auditors (9.3%)

Average climate in Black Hawk, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.2. This is about average.

City:

81.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.431. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.431
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 8.97. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.97
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 41.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Black Hawk-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.3 miles away from the Black Hawk city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 40.5 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Black Hawk-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 771% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 422.3 miles away from Black Hawk center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 179.3 miles away from Black Hawk center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 519.4 miles away from Black Hawk center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 194.3 miles away from Black Hawk center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 395.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 248.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gilpin County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Black Hawk topographic map

Main business address for: JACOBS ENTERTAINMENT INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION).

Hospitals and medical centers near Black Hawk:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF EVERGREEN (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; EVERGREEN, CO)
  • MT EVANS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; EVERGREEN, CO)
  • ATLAS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; GOLDEN, CO)

Heliports located in Black Hawk:

Amtrak station near Black Hawk:

  • 20 miles: FRAISER-WINTER PARK (FRASER, 420 RAILROAD ST.) - Seasonal Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Black Hawk:

  • Colorado School of Mines (about 15 miles; Golden, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,507)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 19 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 20 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 23 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Regis University (about 25 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Front Range Community College (about 25 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • Community College of Denver (about 27 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)

Public high school in Black Hawk:

Public elementary/middle school in Black Hawk:

See full list of schools located in Black Hawk

Library in Black Hawk:

  • GILPIN COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $309,054; Location: 15131 HIGHWAY 119; 30,000 books; 905 audio materials; 2,000 video materials; 26 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Black Hawk: Black Hawk Police Department (A), Black Hawk Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Black Hawk: JACOBS ENTERTAINMENT INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Gold Dust Lodge (5312 Highway 119).

Gilpin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Black Hawk and their reported violations in the past:

BLACK HAWK CITY OF (Population served: 15,167, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 62 regular monitoring violations
TAGGERTS INC (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.7%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.9% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Black Hawk:

Marital status in Black Hawk, CO
  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

For population 25 years and over in Black Hawk:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Colorado average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Black Hawk
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Black Hawk, CO (based on Gilpin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1572
Catholic1261
Other2-
None5,156-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Gilpin County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

3.93 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gilpin County:

4.9%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Gilpin County:

16.8%
State:

18.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Black Hawk:

45.6%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Black Hawk:

39.8%
Colorado:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Colorado:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.6%
Colorado:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Black Hawk:

10.8%
Colorado:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Black Hawk:

6.7
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.8%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Black Hawk:

52.7%
Colorado:

57.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Black Hawk:

77.1%
Colorado:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Black Hawk, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 28$211,951$90,8360$0
Firefighters 19$164,931$104,1670$0
Other and Unallocable 10$57,868$69,4420$0
Streets and Highways 10$68,785$82,5420$0
Water Supply 9$55,242$73,6560$0
Police - Other 7$33,400$57,2570$0
Other Government Administration 7$59,677$102,3038$22,073
Financial Administration 4$34,184$102,5520$0
Fire - Other 2$10,810$64,8600$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,538
Totals for Government 96$696,849$87,1069$23,611

Black Hawk government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,450,000 ($42578.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,893,000 ($30414.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $165,000 ($1289.06)
    Police Protection: $122,000 ($953.13)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,201,000 ($32820.31)
    Police Protection: $4,132,000 ($32281.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,791,000 ($21804.69)
    Regular Highways: $1,988,000 ($15531.25)
    Water Utilities: $1,917,000 ($14976.56)
    General - Other: $1,443,000 ($11273.44)
    Financial Administration: $797,000 ($6226.56)
    Transit Utilities: $414,000 ($3234.38)
    General Public Buildings: $395,000 ($3085.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000 ($429.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $954,000 ($7453.13)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $900,000 ($7031.25)
    Other - Health - Other: $335,000 ($2617.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $256,000 ($2000.00)
    Regular Highways: $164,000 ($1281.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $145,000 ($1132.81)
    Police Protection: $101,000 ($789.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,738,000 ($68265.63)

Black Hawk government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $33,000 ($257.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $205,000 ($1601.56)
    Highways: $98,000 ($765.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $880,000 ($6875.00)
    Interest Earnings: $182,000 ($1421.88)
    Rents: $162,000 ($1265.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($171.88)
    Special Assessments: $9,000 ($70.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,563,000 ($43460.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,741,000 ($91726.56)
    Highways: $14,000 ($109.38)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($85.94)
  • Tax - Amusements License: $7,983,000 ($62367.19)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,630,000 ($28359.38)
    Property: $683,000 ($5335.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $284,000 ($2218.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $163,000 ($1273.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $163,000 ($1273.44)
    Other: $47,000 ($367.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000 ($93.75)

Black Hawk government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,330,000 ($197890.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,435,000 ($183085.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,895,000 ($14804.69)

Black Hawk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,149,000 ($313664.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,344,000 ($18312.50)

11.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.88%
Colorado average:

9.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, CO  2.71% ($63,424 average AGI)
to Boulder County, CO  1.33% ($68,690)

Businesses in Black Hawk, CO

  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Black Hawk:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Black Hawk:

  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K229AC (93.7 FM; WARD, CO; Owner: BOULDER COMMUNITY BROADCAST ASSOC., INC.)
  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Black Hawk:

  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K08IV (Channel 8; PINEWOOD SPRINGS,ETC, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDVT-LP (Channel 36; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K47IH (Channel 47; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • KBDI-TV (Channel 12; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: FRONT RANGE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • KCEC (Channel 50; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • Black Hawk, Colorado
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:8
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Colorado average
  • Fatal accident count4561
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents6679
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2107
  • Fatalities5109
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12052
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents343
See more detailed statistics of Black Hawk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.8mTotal length
  • $363,000Total costs
  • 12,671Total average daily traffic
  • 1,061Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,792Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Richard Byrne, 293 Miners Mesa Rd (Lat: 39.795944 Lon: -105.480222), Type: 14.9, Overall height: 12.6 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Richard Byrne, 293 Miners Mesa Rd (Lat: 39.795944 Lon: -105.480222), Type: 14.9, Overall height: 12.6 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Edward G Roach, 293 Miners Mesa Rd (Lat: 39.795944 Lon: -105.480222), Type: 14.9, Structure height: 08047 m, Overall height: 12.6 m, Registrant: Sba 2012 Tc Assets, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Black Hawk, CO)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Black Hawk)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2769F, N2769F, N-2769F, Serial Number: 18256869, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 05/30/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Aeronautical & Terrestrial Ventures Inc, 96 Bristlecone Way, Black Hawk, CO 80422
  • Aircraft: NEW PIPER AIRCRAFT INC PA-46-500TP (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-42A (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 281DD, N281DD, N-281DD, Serial Number: 4697262, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 08/07/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 06/20/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Romeo Hotel LLC, 3479 Smith Hill Rd, Black Hawk, CO 80422
  • Aircraft: CESSNA P210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4612K, N4612K, N-4612K, Serial Number: P21000236, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 11/02/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew D Chitiea, Po Box 65, Black Hawk, CO 80422
  • Aircraft: DANIELSON MARK W SKYBOLT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 51MD, N51MD, N-51MD, Serial Number: 1-300, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/26/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 04/05/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Andrew D Chitiea, Po Box 65, Black Hawk, CO 80422, Other Owners: Spencer B Mamber

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 40 took place in 2002, and the least - 11 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Black Hawk, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (30.3%), and Structure Fires (29.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Black Hawk, CO
    • 12030.3%Outside Fires
    • 11529.0%Structure Fires
    • 10225.8%Other
    • 5914.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Black Hawk, CO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Black Hawk, CO
  • 72.7%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Black Hawk, CO
  • 83.9%Utility gas
  • 16.1%Electricity


Black Hawk compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 12 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Michael E. Weiblen (5)
  • Jordan Snyder (1)
  • Lawrence Ahlfert Pearlman (1)
  • Michael Eugene Weiblen (1)
  • Gary Cumro (1)
  • Roy Newton (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2021.