Cripple Creek, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 1,204 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 692  (57.5%)
Females: 512  (42.5%)
Median resident age:

47.3 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80813, 80816.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,488 (it was $39,261 in 2000)
Cripple Creek:

$57,488
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,632 (it was $19,607 in 2000)

Cripple Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $195,916 (it was $89,900 in 2000)
Cripple Creek:

$195,916
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $146,646; detached houses: $152,981; townhouses or other attached units: $120,675; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $123,230; mobile homes: $98,899

Median gross rent in 2017: $988.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cripple Creek: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.2%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Cripple Creek, CO (2010)
    • 1,01084.9%White alone
    • 13010.9%Hispanic
    • 191.6%Two or more races
    • 171.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.5%Asian alone
    • 40.3%Black alone
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Cripple Creek, Colorado as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cripple Creek is 183 to 1.


Crime rates in Cripple Creek by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(368.7)
1
(94.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(169.6)
1
(86.0)
1
(85.7)
3
(261.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(82.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(92.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(299.7)
2
(199.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(84.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.3)
1
(82.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(918.3)
22
(2,028)
12
(1,130)
6
(585.9)
4
(399.6)
4
(399.2)
7
(578.5)
17
(1,410)
6
(508.9)
18
(1,548)
4
(342.8)
16
(1,395)
5
(426.3)
12
(995.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(1,010)
22
(2,028)
7
(659.1)
3
(293.0)
10
(999.0)
7
(698.6)
8
(661.2)
9
(746.3)
11
(933.0)
6
(515.9)
9
(771.2)
12
(1,046)
13
(1,108)
4
(331.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
66
(6,061)
75
(6,912)
52
(4,896)
46
(4,492)
47
(4,695)
70
(6,986)
80
(6,612)
63
(5,224)
60
(5,089)
65
(5,589)
75
(6,427)
59
(5,144)
76
(6,479)
62
(5,141)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(551.0)
4
(368.7)
4
(376.6)
2
(195.3)
1
(99.9)
2
(199.6)
2
(165.3)
2
(165.8)
4
(339.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(342.8)
6
(523.1)
5
(426.3)
4
(331.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(94.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(199.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(82.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)540.91176.0573.4333.0435.6484.0439.7556.4558.9638.0475.6809.1481.7545.6

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City-data.com crime index in Cripple Creek, CO

Crime rate in Cripple Creek detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

11.61
Colorado average:

2.17
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Cripple Creek, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (11.3%), American (8.3%), English (7.7%), Irish (6.5%), Italian (4.9%), British (2.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 9508 feet

Land area: 1.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,068 people per square mile   (low).

Cripple Creek, Colorado map

71 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America).

This city:

5.5%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $492 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $402 (0.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.75 N, Longitude: 105.18 W

Area code: 719

Distribution of median household income in Cripple Creek, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cripple Creek, CO in 2017
Cripple Creek satellite photo by USGS

Cripple Creek tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +532 (+91.3%).
Most common industries in Cripple Creek, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (38.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.5%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.0%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
  • Health care (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (39.3%)
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.0%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (2.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (1.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (38.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (20.4%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.1%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Cripple Creek, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.0%)
  • Cashiers (10.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)

Average climate in Cripple Creek, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cripple Creek, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.5. This is better than average.

City:

59.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.:

1.79
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.25. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.25
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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.:

0.00984

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 the city 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Drought: 1, 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

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Teller 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 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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Cripple Creek:

Marital status in Cripple Creek, CO
  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 35.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 26.7%

For population 25 years and over in Cripple Creek:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cripple Creek
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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.
Colorado:

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

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Teller County:

17.9%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Teller County:

4.9%
Colorado:

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
Other and Unallocable 20$62,016$37,2103$3,062
Firefighters 13$25,869$23,8790$0
Other Government Administration 11$14,145$15,4310$0
Police - Other 8$10,537$15,8060$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$18,145$27,2180$0
Parks and Recreation 6$7,839$15,6786$4,455
Streets and Highways 6$9,793$19,5860$0
Sewerage 4$7,537$22,6110$0
Water Supply 4$6,554$19,6620$0
Financial Administration 2$4,869$29,2140$0
Transit 1$916$10,9924$3,806
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 83$168,220$24,32113$11,323

Cripple Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $380,000 ($315.61)
    Sewerage: $243,000 ($201.83)
    Water Utilities: $84,000 ($69.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($16.61)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,832,000 ($2352.16)
    Police Protection: $1,398,000 ($1161.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,150,000 ($955.15)
    Water Utilities: $1,008,000 ($837.21)
    Central Staff Services: $519,000 ($431.06)
    Sewerage: $493,000 ($409.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $470,000 ($390.37)
    Health - Other: $280,000 ($232.56)
    Financial Administration: $191,000 ($158.64)
    Transit Utilities: $185,000 ($153.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $164,000 ($136.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $51,000 ($42.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($3.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $116,000 ($96.35)
    Transit Utilities: $96,000 ($79.73)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($29.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,955,000 ($3284.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($59.80)

Cripple Creek government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $146,000 ($121.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($59.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $462,000 ($383.72)
    Donations From Private Sources: $100,000 ($83.06)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($26.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $21,000 ($17.44)
    Rents: $3,000 ($2.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $456,000 ($378.74)
    Transit Utilities: $26,000 ($21.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $85,000 ($70.60)
    Highways: $57,000 ($47.34)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $6,758,000 ($5612.96)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $456,000 ($378.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $134,000 ($111.30)
    Property: $117,000 ($97.18)
    Other: $44,000 ($36.54)
    Severance: $40,000 ($33.22)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000 ($7.48)
    Motor Vehicle License: $8,000 ($6.64)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $6,000 ($4.98)

Cripple Creek government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,381,000 ($1147.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,352,000 ($1122.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,000 ($24.09)

Cripple Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,322,000 ($7742.52)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $110,000 ($91.36)

12.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.79%
Colorado average:

10.99%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from El Paso County, CO  4.30% ($42,698 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.29% ($49,143)
from Denver County, CO  0.27% ($52,769)


9.84% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.84%
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 El Paso County, CO  3.33% ($62,373 average AGI)
to Fremont County, CO  0.40% ($62,526)
to Park County, CO  0.26% ($72,720)

Businesses in Cripple Creek, CO

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

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:

Jul 20, 2017 10:51 PM, E Carr Ave, Lat: 38.747736, Lon: -105.173408, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 28, 2010 01:09 AM, W Carr Ave, Lat: 38.747258, Lon: -105.188572, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 11, 2002 01:00 PM, Sr-67, Lat: 38.737807, Lon: -105.176938, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 3, 1998 06:05 PM, Sr-67, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Sep 9, 1998 07:25 PM, Sr-67, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.7mTotal length
  • 2,929Total average daily traffic
  • 53Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,687Total 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, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2017, Expiration Date: 10/01/2027, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2016, Expiration Date: 02/09/2026, Certifier: Erik YoungRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, 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: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

25 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/1995
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/30/2014
    Registrant (LLC): 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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joel C Ranum, 309 Vindicator Dr, Cripple Creek, CO 80813, Other Owners: Karen D Ranum
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/03/1995
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Terry J Wahrer, Po Box 536, Cripple Creek, CO 80813, Other Owners: Suzanne M Wahrer
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/14/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Rl Equipment And Services LLC, Po Box 526, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/13/2018

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of fires - 21 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cripple Creek, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.6%), and Outside Fires (44.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cripple Creek, CO
    • 7444.6%Structure Fires
    • 7344.0%Outside Fires
    • 1710.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cripple Creek, CO
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cripple Creek, CO
  • 56.0%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 11.6%Wood
  • 10.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cripple Creek, CO
  • 47.9%Electricity
  • 36.7%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Cripple Creek compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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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