Idaho Springs, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 1,782 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 872  (49.0%)
Females: 910  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80452.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,047 (it was $39,643 in 2000)
Idaho Springs:

$58,047
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,418 (it was $20,789 in 2000)

Idaho Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $315,557 (it was $144,800 in 2000)
Idaho Springs:

$315,557
CO:

$348,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $870.

March 2019 cost of living index in Idaho Springs: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.8%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 84.8% for Black residents, 71.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 20.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Idaho Springs, CO (2010)
    • 1,56991.4%White alone
    • 1036.0%Hispanic
    • 221.3%Two or more races
    • 90.5%Asian alone
    • 70.4%Black alone
    • 70.4%American Indian alone

Races in Idaho Springs 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 Idaho Springs, Colorado as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Idaho Springs is 286 to 1.


Crime rates in Idaho Springs 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)
1
(57.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(54.7)
2
(108.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.7)
1
(57.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(178.3)
2
(119.3)
4
(234.2)
8
(462.4)
2
(114.2)
7
(390.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.2)
1
(57.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.7)
1
(57.2)
1
(57.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.8)
3
(171.3)
1
(55.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
31
(1,696)
19
(1,032)
3
(168.6)
18
(1,038)
7
(408.2)
13
(788.8)
1
(57.2)
6
(347.6)
13
(772.4)
20
(1,193)
14
(819.7)
23
(1,329)
10
(571.1)
7
(390.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(601.8)
6
(325.9)
5
(281.1)
10
(576.7)
12
(699.7)
8
(485.4)
7
(400.7)
10
(579.4)
8
(475.3)
12
(715.6)
14
(819.7)
10
(578.0)
5
(285.6)
4
(223.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
95
(5,197)
66
(3,585)
53
(2,979)
69
(3,979)
38
(2,216)
78
(4,733)
56
(3,205)
57
(3,302)
48
(2,852)
46
(2,743)
52
(3,044)
60
(3,468)
58
(3,312)
59
(3,292)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(820.6)
8
(434.5)
3
(168.6)
8
(461.4)
4
(233.2)
8
(485.4)
10
(572.4)
4
(231.7)
1
(59.4)
9
(536.7)
4
(234.2)
5
(289.0)
6
(342.7)
5
(279.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(116.6)
1
(60.7)
3
(171.7)
1
(57.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(292.7)
1
(57.8)
4
(228.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)698.6494.3202.9507.5237.9486.7276.5278.1449.2536.7549.2971.1436.9577.0

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City-data.com crime index in Idaho Springs, CO

Crime rate in Idaho Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.46
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (24.6%), English (9.8%), Dutch (5.2%), Irish (4.7%), French Canadian (3.0%), Norwegian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7524 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,717 people per square mile   (low).

Idaho Springs, Colorado map

85 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.8% North America, 0.8% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

4.2%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,202 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,063 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (21.6 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (563.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Central City, CO (2.0 miles ),
Black Hawk, CO (2.1 miles),
Floyd Hill, CO (2.1 miles ),
Downieville-Lawson-Dumont, CO (2.4 miles ),
St. Mary's, CO (3.0 miles ),
Empire, CO (3.0 miles ),
Upper Bear Creek, CO (3.1 miles ),
Georgetown, CO (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 39.74 N, Longitude: 105.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 303

Distribution of median household income in Idaho Springs, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Idaho Springs, CO in 2017
Idaho Springs satellite photo by USGS

Idaho Springs tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+0.8%).
Most common industries in Idaho Springs, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.5%)
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.6%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Health care (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.0%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
  • Educational services (2.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.1%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Idaho Springs, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Electricians (4.8%)
  • Carpenters (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Idaho Springs, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Idaho Springs, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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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 78.5. This is about average.

City:

78.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.403. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.403
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 8.99. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 42.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

42.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Idaho Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Idaho Springs 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 41.9 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Idaho Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 183.5 miles away from Idaho Springs 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 521.0 miles away from Idaho Springs center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 396.3 miles away from Idaho Springs 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 249.3 miles away from Idaho Springs center
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) earthquake occurred 199.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 352.5 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 Clear Creek County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Idaho Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Idaho Springs:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF EVERGREEN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EVERGREEN, CO)
  • MT EVANS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; EVERGREEN, CO)
  • ATLAS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; GOLDEN, CO)

Heliports located in Idaho Springs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Idaho Springs:

  • Colorado School of Mines (about 16 miles; Golden, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,507)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 20 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 23 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 23 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Regis University (about 26 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Community College of Denver (about 28 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (about 28 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 17,242)

Public elementary/middle school in Idaho Springs:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Idaho Springs: Idaho Springs Work Center (A), Clear Creek District Ranger Office (B), Silver Spruce Mill (C), Colorado State Patrol Idaho Springs Post (D), Idaho Springs Police Department (E), Clear Creek Fire Authority Station 2 Idaho Springs (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Soda Creek (A), Chicago Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Argo Gold Mill & Museum (2350 Riverside Drive).

Hotels: H & H Motor Lodge (2445 Colorado Boulevard), Blair Motel (345 Colorado Boulevard), Indian Springs Resort (302 Soda Creek Road), Baxter's on the Creek (796 Highway 103).

Birthplace of: Elsie Eaves - Civil engineer, Joseph H. August - Cinematographer.

Clear Creek 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 Idaho Springs and their reported violations in the past:

IDAHO SPRINGS CITY OF (Population served: 9,884, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2008)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2006. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2007)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.9%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
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 Idaho Springs (2011 data):

  • Evergreen National Bank: Idaho Springs Branch at 1546 Miner Street, branch established on 1995/06/05. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $99.8 mil, Deposits: $89.9 mil, headquarters in Evergreen, CO, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Evergreen Bancorporation
  • Mutual of Omaha Bank: Idaho Springs Branch at 1744 Miner Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $5,553.2 mil, Deposits: $4,599.7 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Idaho Springs:

Marital status in Idaho Springs, CO
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 21.0%

For population 25 years and over in Idaho Springs:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Colorado average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for Idaho Springs, CO (based on Clear Creek County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7083
Mainline Protestant3535
Other2372
Evangelical Protestant1132
None7,677-
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: 2
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.19 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Clear Creek County:

25.75 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.4%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clear Creek County:

6.2%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Idaho Springs:

48.6%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.3%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.2%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.5%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Idaho Springs:

54.9%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Idaho Springs:

77.7%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Idaho Springs, 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
Police Protection - Officers 7$27,686$47,4620$0
Other Government Administration 3$11,568$46,2728$4,993
Streets and Highways 3$10,368$41,4720$0
Sewerage 3$8,889$35,5560$0
Water Supply 2$5,632$33,7920$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,009$36,1082$2,584
Parks and Recreation 1$2,289$27,4680$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,670
Totals for Government 20$69,441$41,66511$9,247

Idaho Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($5.61)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($2.24)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $608,000 ($341.19)
    Police Protection: $600,000 ($336.70)
    Sewerage: $546,000 ($306.40)
    Regular Highways: $298,000 ($167.23)
    Central Staff Services: $257,000 ($144.22)
    General - Other: $89,000 ($49.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000 ($38.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $57,000 ($31.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($25.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $23,000 ($12.91)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($1.68)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($1.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($15.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,152,000 ($646.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $116,000 ($65.10)

Idaho Springs government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $653,000 ($366.44)
    Regular Highways: $143,000 ($80.25)
    Other: $19,000 ($10.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($1.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $56,000 ($31.43)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($17.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $62,000 ($34.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $174,000 ($97.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($12.91)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($3.37)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $728,000 ($408.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $78,000 ($43.77)
    Highways: $63,000 ($35.35)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,224,000 ($686.87)
    Property: $166,000 ($93.15)
    Severance: $97,000 ($54.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $87,000 ($48.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $81,000 ($45.45)
    Other License: $49,000 ($27.50)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $18,000 ($10.10)
    Motor Vehicle License: $8,000 ($4.49)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $6,000 ($3.37)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($3.37)

Idaho Springs government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,344,000 ($1876.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,344,000 ($1876.54)

Idaho Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,178,000 ($661.05)

11.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.73%
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 Jefferson County, CO  3.19% ($57,943 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  1.48% ($89,825)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.80% ($52,839)


11.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($77,660 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.23%
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  3.05% ($72,795 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  0.89% ($60,735)
to Adams County, CO  0.63% ($31,250)
Businesses in Idaho Springs, CO
NameCountNameCount
Carl\s Jr.1Quiznos1
Cricket Wireless1Starbucks1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1Vons1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Idaho Springs:

  • 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.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Idaho Springs:

  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)
  • K202CV (88.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)

TV broadcast stations around Idaho Springs:

  • K08IV (Channel 8; PINEWOOD SPRINGS,ETC, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KBDI-TV (Channel 12; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: FRONT RANGE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDVT-LP (Channel 36; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCEC (Channel 50; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • Idaho Springs, Colorado
  • Fatal accident count18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents59
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Colorado average
  • Fatal accident count6705
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9954
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2705
  • Fatalities7545
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18093
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents661
See more detailed statistics of Idaho Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 338ft / 103mTotal length
  • $2,384,000Total costs
  • 532,499Total average daily traffic
  • 48,004Total average daily truck traffic
  • 645,754Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Idaho Springs, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Idaho Springs, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Idaho Springs)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Idaho Springs, CO)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Idaho Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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  • COOP INC DBA, Po Box 3063, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
    Certificate: 99-1797 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/1999, Expiration Date: 11/04/2000

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3579C , Serial Number: 26623, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 1839, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/19/2013
  • Aircraft: REPUBLIC RC-3 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A8 SERIES (215 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6234K , Serial Number: 437, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 05/03/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Nab Air LLC, Po Box 1839, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
  • Aircraft: FISHER JERRY LANCAIR 320 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 64JR , Serial Number: 302, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/1989, Certificate Issue Date: 11/24/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Nelson G Bradley, Po Box 191, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN T-28C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: WRIGHT R-1820 SER (1475 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 661NA , Serial Number: 140661, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 02/11/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Valkyrieaero LLC, 6707 Fall River Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
  • Aircraft: BEECH 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6686D , Serial Number: TH-1097, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 04/17/2015
    Registrant (LLC): N6686d LLC, Po Box 120, Idaho Springs, CO 80452

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Idaho Springs, CO
  • 78.6%Utility gas
  • 20.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Idaho Springs, CO
  • 73.0%Utility gas
  • 22.5%Electricity
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Wood


Idaho Springs compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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