Cripple Creek, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 1,172 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 
Males: 641  (54.7%)
Females: 531  (45.3%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 80813, 80816.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,151 (it was $39,261 in 2000)
Cripple Creek:

$37,151
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,887 (it was $19,607 in 2000)

Cripple Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,682 (it was $89,900 in 2000)
Cripple Creek:

$99,682
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $108,497; Detached houses: $114,648; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,590; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $68,250; Mobile homes: $68,910

Median gross rent in 2013: $940.

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  • Races in Cripple Creek, CO (2013)

    Cripple Creek races chart
    • 1,24177.3%White alone
    • 23514.6%Hispanic
    • 895.5%Two or more races
    • 191.2%American Indian alone
    • 161.0%Black alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

Races in Cripple Creek detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cripple Creek: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Cripple Creek, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (14.4%), English (13.0%), Irish (11.0%), United States (8.0%), French (3.6%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 9508 feet

Land area: 1.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,039 people per square mile   (low).

Cripple Creek,CO real estate house value index trend

Cripple Creek, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Cripple Creek:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cripple Creek city:

  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 33.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 19.6%

32 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.3% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.0%
Colorado:

9.5%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Cripple Creek, Colorado as of December 11, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Cripple Creek to the number of sex offenders is 197 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $452 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $293 (0.3%)

Cripple Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (22.4 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (527.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Victor, CO (1.8 miles ), Goldfield, CO (1.9 miles) , Midland, CO (2.8 miles) , Florissant, CO (3.9 miles) , Pikes Peak, CO (3.9 miles ), Green Mountain Falls, CO (4.0 miles ), Cascade-Chipita Park, CO (4.0 miles ), Divide, CO (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $89,100
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $55,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.75 N, Longitude: 105.18 W

Area code: 719

Cripple Creek household income distribution Cripple Creek home values distribution

Crime rates in Cripple Creek by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010000000000
per 100,000 0.00.091.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2320410000021
per 100,000 171.1270.0182.50.0368.794.20.00.00.00.00.0169.686.0
Robberies 0010100320010
per 100,000 0.00.091.20.092.20.00.0299.7199.60.00.084.80.0
Assaults 141913102212644717618
per 100,000 1,197.61,710.21,186.1918.32,027.61,129.9585.9399.6399.2578.51,409.6508.91,547.7
Burglaries 1316811227310789116
per 100,000 1,112.11,440.1729.91,010.12,027.6659.1293.0999.0698.6661.2746.3933.0515.9
Thefts 601009266755246477080636065
per 100,000 5,132.69,000.98,394.26,060.66,912.44,896.44,492.24,695.36,986.06,611.65,223.95,089.15,589.0
Auto thefts 2156442122240
per 100,000 171.190.0456.2551.0368.7376.6195.399.9199.6165.3165.8339.30.0
Arson 0020010201000
per 100,000 0.00.0182.50.00.094.20.0199.80.082.60.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 259.9396.1392.3208.8453.9221.3128.5168.1186.8169.7214.8215.7246.3

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Crime rate in Cripple Creek detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 21 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

10.32
Colorado average:

2.14

Cripple Creek tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +532 (+91.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (44%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (39%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Cripple Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cripple Creek, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cripple Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Cripple Creek city center .

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 tornado 15.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cripple Creek-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 253.1 miles away from Cripple Creek center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 579.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from Cripple Creek 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 445.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Teller County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cripple Creek topographic map

Birthplace of: Ruth Hiatt - Film actor, Bill Butler (cinematographer) - Cinematographer, Daryl Robertson - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Cripple Creek:

  • CRIPPLE CREEK REHABILITATION AND WELLNESS CENTER (700 NORTH A STREET)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cripple Creek:

  • Colorado College (about 21 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 22 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 22 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 22 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 23 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 24 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 5,088)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 45 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)

Public high school in Cripple Creek:

Public elementary/middle school in Cripple Creek:

See full list of schools located in Cripple Creek

Library in Cripple Creek:

  • SOUTHERN TELLER COUNTY SCHOOL/PUBLIC LIB DIST (Operating income: $103,004; Location: 410 B STREET; 18,788 books; 322 audio materials; 547 video materials; 1 other licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cripple Creek: Southwest Teller County Emergency Medical Services (A), Teller County Hospital - Cripple Creek Rehabilitation and Wellness Center (B), Cripple Creek City Fire and Emergency Services (C), Cripple Creek Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cripple Creek: Cripple Creek Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Cripple Creek District Museum Director & Gift Shop (500 Bennett Drive), Cripple Creek District Museum (510 Bennett Drive), Century Casino's (Amusement & Theme Parks; 200 Bennett Drive), Cripple Creek Welcome Center (Tours & Charters; 501 Bennett Drive), Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad (Tours & Charters; 5 Carr Avenue).

Hotels: Cripple Creek Motel (201 Bison & Highway 67), Holiday Inn Express (601 East Galena Avenue), Cherub House Bed & Breakfast (415 Main), Carr Manor LLC (350 Carr Street), Cripple Creek 8 Inn (123 West May), Hospitality House & R V Park (600 North B Street), Double Eagle Hotel and Casino (442 Bennett Drive), Independence Hotel (153 East Bennett Avenue), Gold King Mountain Inn (601 East Galena Avenue).

Courts: Colorado State Government - Courts Fourth Judicial District- Teller Combined Co (Po Box 997), Teller County Government - Combined Court (101 West Bennett Avenue).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 37.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.503. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.503
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 17.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.91
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.93. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.93
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00479. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00479
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.4%
(24.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.8%
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: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Cripple Creek, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Cripple Creek (2011 data):

  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Cripple Creek Branch at 101 East Warren Avenue, branch established on 2001/03/19. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Colorado average:

11.4

Cripple Creek travel time to work - commute Cripple Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cripple Creek city (based on Teller County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,88013
Catholic1,7853
Other1,3384
Mainline Protestant1,0264
None16,321-
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 grocery stores: 5
Teller County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Teller County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Teller County:

17.9%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

4.9%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cripple Creek:

45.3%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cripple Creek:

40.3%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Cripple Creek:

29.1
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cripple Creek:

26.4%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cripple Creek:

10.0%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Cripple Creek:

52.1%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Cripple Creek:

77.8%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cripple Creek, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,869$29,2140$0
Other Government Administration 11$14,145$15,4310$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$18,145$27,2180$0
Police - Other 8$10,537$15,8060$0
Firefighters 13$25,869$23,8790$0
Streets and Highways 6$9,793$19,5860$0
Sewerage 4$7,537$22,6110$0
Parks and Recreation 6$7,839$15,6786$4,455
Water Supply 4$6,554$19,6620$0
Transit 1$916$10,9924$3,806
Other and Unallocable 20$62,016$37,2103$3,062
Totals for Government 83$168,220$24,32113$11,323

9.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.45%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($663 average AGI)
Teller County:

0.11%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, CO  3.34% ($43,473 average AGI)
from Douglas County, CO  0.19% ($77,235)
from Park County, CO  0.19% ($27,176)


10.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.32%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($713 average AGI)
Teller County:

0.14%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to El Paso County, CO  3.79% ($39,101 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($33,684)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.21% ($35,105)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cripple Creek:

  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXRE (1490 AM; 1 kW; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: LATINO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cripple Creek:

  • K240CH (95.9 FM; CRIPPLE CREEK, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRDO-FM1 (95.1 FM; CRIPPLE CREEK, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILO (94.3 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KRDO-FM (95.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEPC (89.7 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K208DZ (89.5 FM; CRIPPLE CREEK, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC.)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Cripple Creek:

  • K55CJ (Channel 55; CRIPPLE CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: CRIPPLE CK MT. EST.,PROP. MGRS. ASSO)
  • K57BY (Channel 57; CRIPPLE CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: CRIPPLE CK MT. EST.,PROP. MGRS. ASSO)
  • K59BZ (Channel 59; CRIPPLE CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: CRIPPLE CK MT. EST.,PROP. MGRS. ASSO)
  • K02CK (Channel 2; CRIPPLE CREEK, CO; Owner: CITY OF CRIPPLE CREEK VOL.FIRE DEPT.)
  • K06JE (Channel 6; CRIPPLE CREEK, CO; Owner: CITY OF CRIPPLE CREEK VOLU.FIRE.DEPT)
  • K10BN (Channel 10; CRIPPLE CREEK, CO; Owner: CITY OF CRIPPLE CREEK VOL. FIRE DEPT)
  • K12BM (Channel 12; CRIPPLE CREEK, CO; Owner: CITY OF CRIPPLE CREEK VOL.FIRE DEPT.)
  • K42CX (Channel 42; CRIPPLE CREEK, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKTV (Channel 11; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTSC (Channel 8; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGHB-CA (Channel 27; PUEBLO, ETC., CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Cripple Creek fatal accident list:

Aug 28, 2010 01:09 AM, W Carr Ave, Lat: 38.74726, Lon: -105.18857, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 28, 1992 11:13 PM, 67, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 21, 1984 04:29 PM, 67, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 2,688Total average daily traffic
  • 53Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,301Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 997 Teller County 1 (Lat: 38.750167 Lon: -105.195500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10.1 m, Overall height: 11.6 m, Call Sign: KNKA678
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2007, Expiration Date: 10/01/2017, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • 1056 County Road 821 (Lat: 38.760528 Lon: -105.154417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KNKA371
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2016, Expiration Date: 02/09/2026, Certifier: Erik YoungRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 997 Teller County Road #1 (Lat: 38.750278 Lon: -105.195556), Type: 16.1, Overall height: 16.1 m, Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cripple Creek, CO)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cripple Creek)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-12F-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28972 , Serial Number: 1042, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Terry J Wahrer, 117 West St, Cripple Creek, CO 80813, Other Owners: Suzanne M Wahrer
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32RT-300T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 124 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39654 , Serial Number: 32R-7887134, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/1978
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Terry J Wahrer, Po Box 536, Cripple Creek, CO 80813, Other Owners: Suzanne M Wahrer
  • Aircraft: VARGA AIRCRAFT CORP. 2150A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 62TD , Serial Number: VAC-147-79, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Con Air LLC, Po Box 526, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7FC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7503B , Serial Number: 7FC-11, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joel C Ranum, 309 Vindicator Dr, Cripple Creek, CO 80813, Other Owners: Karen D Ranum
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210M (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO 520SER (350 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 761SZ , Serial Number: 21062493, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Rl Equipment And Services LLC, Po Box 526, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-13 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86700 , Serial Number: 1061, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Terry J Wahrer, Po Box 536, Cripple Creek, CO 80813, Other Owners: Suzanne M Wahrer
  • Aircraft: RICHARD F LEACH CHALINGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 966RL , Serial Number: CH2-0295-1292
    Registrant (Individual): Richard F Leach, Po Box 539, Cripple Creek, CO 80813

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cripple Creek and their reported violations in the past:

CRIPPLE CREEK CITY OF (Population served: 4,520, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 73
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Cripple Creek

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cripple Creek, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cripple Creek, Colorado:

  • Palace Hotel And Casino, 172 E Bennett Ave, Cripple Creek, Colorado 80813 , Phone: (719) 689-2992
  • Cripple Creek Motel, PO Box 589, Cripple Creek, Colorado 80813 , Phone: (719) 689-2491
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cripple Creek, Colorado
Most common first names in Cripple Creek, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1172.4 years
William1069.1 years
Charles970.2 years
Mary983.7 years
John968.7 years
George767.4 years
Edward576.8 years
Joseph572.8 years
Albert473.5 years
Alfred473.0 years
Most common last names in Cripple Creek, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson569.2 years
Zimmerman479.0 years
Smith481.5 years
Williams484.3 years
Young465.7 years
Altman373.3 years
Davis375.7 years
Jones376.3 years
Myers369.7 years
Chapman379.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Cripple Creek, CO

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • FedEx: 1
  • Ruby Tuesday: 1

Cripple Creek compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Cripple Creek on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #5 (80813) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
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