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Clear Creek County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 9,746 (all rural); it was 9,322 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,410
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 817
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,052
Renter-occupied apartments: 981 (it was 967 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

34%

Land area: 395 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Clear Creek County: 95.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (17.5%), Educational, health and social services (15.7%), Construction (13.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.2%), Retail trade (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Clear Creek County, CO (2019)
    • 8,57588.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6887.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2142.2%Two or more races
    • 1051.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 951.0%Asian alone
    • 120.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

48.6 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 4,916  (50.4%)
Females: 4,830  (49.6%)
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Average household size:
Clear Creek County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $71,506 ($50,997 in 1999)
This county:

$71,506
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $892 (lower quartile is $668, upper quartile is $1,204)
This county:

$892
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $434,830 (it was $193,500 in 2000)
Clear Creek:

$434,830
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $301,741 - $692,777
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,885
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $505

Institutionalized population: 78

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 88
  • Auto thefts: 3

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 116
  • Auto thefts: 7
Clear Creek County, CO map from a distance

Health of residents in Clear Creek County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
77.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
62.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
72.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 156 pounds. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 77 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 1998: 96 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 1999: 82 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $183,100
  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $247,700
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $234,800
  • 2006: 37 buildings, average cost: $286,900
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $426,800
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $369,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $303,500
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $310,200
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $231,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $248,600
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $337,600
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $234,300
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $328,800
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $311,900
  • 2018: 19 buildings, average cost: $254,800
  • 2019: 20 buildings, average cost: $289,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Clear Creek, CO residents
Average permit cost in Clear Creek, CO
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,754 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,493 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Clear Creek, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clear Creek, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Clear Creek, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.0%
Clear Creek County:

7.0%
Colorado:

9.3%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.6% for Black residents, 7.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.6% for American Indian residents, 32.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 48.6 years old
(Males: 48.3 years old, Females: 48.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.9 years old, Black residents: 25.4 years old, American Indian residents: 54.9 years old, Asian residents: 18.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.3 years old, Other race residents: 16.6 years old)

Area name: Denver-Aurora, CO MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clear Creek County is $702 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $889 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1262 a month.

Cities in this county include: Idaho Springs, Georgetown, Upper Bear Creek, Floyd Hill, Downieville-Lawson-Dumont, Empire, St. Mary's, Silver Plume.

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

2018 air pollution in Clear Creek County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.050 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Cass County, Illinois , Butler County, Ohio , Frederick County, Maryland , Kit Carson County , Hendricks County, Indiana , Macon County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
Colorado:

6.2%

Unemployment by year in Clear Creek, CO
County total employment by year in Clear Creek, CO
County average yearly wages by year in Clear Creek, CO

Current college students: 300
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 99.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 50.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 213 (44.4% naturalized citizens)

Clear Creek County:

2.2%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 262010 or later
  • 342000 to 2009
  • 461990 to 1999
  • 101980 to 1989
  • 251970 to 1979
  • 95Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 43.6%

Clear Creek County marital status for males Clear Creek County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,790
  • One, attached: 217
  • Two: 38
  • 3 or 4: 228
  • 5 to 9: 63
  • 10 to 19: 154
  • 20 to 49: 127
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 321

Housing units in Clear Creek County with a mortgage: 2,170 (32 second mortgage, 273 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,401

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clear Creek County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7083
Mainline Protestant3535
Other2372
Evangelical Protestant1132
None7,677-
Clear Creek County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Clear Creek County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Clear Creek County:

11.19 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

25.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clear Creek County:

5.3%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Clear Creek County:

20.4%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.2%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Clear Creek County:

Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $882
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,541
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.89%
Average age of principal farm operators: 69 years

Earthquake activity:

Clear Creek County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 790% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 423.4 miles away from Clear Creek County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 185.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 518.0 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from the county 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 392.4 miles away from Clear Creek County 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 245.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Colorado Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4498, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Colorado Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: September 11, 2013 to October 31, 2013, Emergency Declared EM-3365: September 12, 2013, FEMA Id: 3365, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: September 11, 2013 to September 30, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4145: September 14, 2013, FEMA Id: 4145, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3224: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Colorado Snowstorm, Incident Period: March 17, 2003 to March 20, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3185: April 09, 2003, FEMA Id: 3185, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Flooding, Incident Period: July 28, 1997 to August 12, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1186: August 01, 1997, FEMA Id: 1186, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Colorado SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 19, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-261: May 19, 1969, FEMA Id: 261, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Clear Creek County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Clear Creek

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,141 (61.4%)
  • Carpooled: 336 (9.6%)
  • Bus: 61 (1.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 27 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 35 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 238 (6.8%)
  • Worked at home: 650 (18.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Construction (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Firefighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • England (19%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (14%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Ukraine (7%)
  • Bangladesh (7%)
  • Russia (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clear Creek County


  • English (15%)
  • German (14%)
  • European (10%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Scottish (5%)
  • Italian (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
42 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Clear Creek County, Colorado in 2010:

  • 66 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in college/university student housing
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $88,479.

11.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
7.87% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($40,217 average AGI)
3.87% relocated from other states ($20,199 average AGI)
Clear Creek County:

3.87%
Colorado average:

4.99%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Adams County, CO  0.52% ($43,850)


11.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
7.75% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($50,491 average AGI)
3.47% relocated to other states ($27,170 average AGI)
Clear Creek County:

3.47%
Colorado average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Clear Creek County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 6.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Clear Creek County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Clear Creek County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clear Creek County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Clear Creek County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clear Creek County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clear Creek County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clear Creek County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Clear Creek County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 873 (744 aged, 129 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 189 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,746
  • Male householders: 2,473 (820 living alone), Female householders: 2,099 (766 living alone)
  • 2,029 spouses (1,993 opposite-sex spouses), 229 unmarried partners, (194 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,149 children (2,025 natural, 2 adopted, 122 stepchildren), 47 grandchildren, 42 brothers or sisters, 71 parents, 0 foster children, 64 other relatives, 432 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 127

Size of family households: 1,563 2-persons, 576 3-persons, 395 4-persons, 102 5-persons, 20 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,584 1-person, 288 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 18 4-persons.

1,101 married couples with children.
346 single-parent households (204 men, 142 women).

93.0% of residents of Clear Creek speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (30% speak English very well, 70% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (13% speak English very well, 88% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $48,065,000 ($5,211 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $499,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $13,153,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,627,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,000
Federal grants: $6,279,000
Federal procurement contracts: $21,533,000 ($3,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,472,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,936,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,487,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 537
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 247
Here:

27 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -390
Here -42 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Clear Creek County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.56 millions of gallons per day (22% from ground, 78% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.6
State:

4.0

Year house built in Clear Creek County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Clear Creek County, Colorado
  • 262014 or later
  • 552010 to 2013
  • 4592000 to 2009
  • 8221990 to 1999
  • 6221980 to 1989
  • 1,5631970 to 1979
  • 7471960 to 1969
  • 1441950 to 1959
  • 701940 to 1949
  • 1,2951939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clear Creek County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clear Creek County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clear Creek County, Colorado
  • 01 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 1963 rooms
  • 4694 rooms
  • 6765 rooms
  • 6376 rooms
  • 4017 rooms
  • 4268 rooms
  • 7529+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clear Creek County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clear Creek County, Colorado
  • 191 room
  • 1612 rooms
  • 3123 rooms
  • 1944 rooms
  • 1475 rooms
  • 146 rooms
  • 737 rooms
  • 528 rooms
  • 599+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clear Creek County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clear Creek County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clear Creek County, Colorado
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1801 bedroom
  • 6942 bedrooms
  • 1,7833 bedrooms
  • 6824 bedrooms
  • 2065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clear Creek County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clear Creek County, Colorado
  • 19no bedroom
  • 3781 bedroom
  • 3382 bedrooms
  • 1963 bedrooms
  • 744 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clear Creek County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Clear Creek County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clear Creek County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 16no vehicle
  • 7161 vehicle
  • 1,5402 vehicles
  • 6573 vehicles
  • 3594 vehicles
  • 2935+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Clear Creek County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clear Creek County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 97no vehicle
  • 4601 vehicle
  • 2012 vehicles
  • 2273 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 225+ vehicles

84.0% of Clear Creek County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Colorado.

Clear Creek County:

84.0%
State average:

82.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,701
  • Other state: 5,576
  • Northeast: 890
  • Midwest: 2,402
  • South: 1,067
  • West: 1,201
Year householders moved into unit in Clear Creek County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clear Creek County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.9%Utility gas
  • 19.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.6%Electricity
  • 10.4%Wood
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.1%Utility gas
  • 25.9%Electricity
  • 14.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Wood
  • 5.4%Solar energy
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 61
Here:

9.2%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 71
Here:

43.3%
Colorado:

13.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Clear Creek County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,420,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $170,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $310,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $2,015,000
    Regular Highways: $1,508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $739,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $497,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,934,000
    Regular Highways: $3,280,000
    Financial Administration: $3,160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,882,000
    Health - Other: $2,453,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,245,000
    General - Other: $2,210,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,102,000
    General Public Buildings: $572,000
    Solid Waste Management: $362,000
    Parks and Recreation: $336,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $289,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $229,000
    Water Utilities: $157,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $64,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
    Transit Utilities: $30,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $13,000
    Hospitals: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $322,000
    Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $121,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $274,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $454,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $240,000
    Interest Earnings: $189,000
    Rents: $133,000
    General Revenue - Other: $119,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $846,000
    Police Protection: $552,000
    General Public Building: $516,000
    Financial Administration: $190,000
    Hospitals: $88,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,023,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,172,000
    Public Welfare: $2,291,000
    Highways: $1,105,000
    Housing and Community Development: $70,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,880,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,340,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $337,000
    Other License: $260,000
    Other Selective Sales: $165,000
    Other: $155,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,233,000

Clear Creek County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,420,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $170,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $310,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $2,015,000
    Regular Highways: $1,508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $739,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $497,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,934,000
    Regular Highways: $3,280,000
    Financial Administration: $3,160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,882,000
    Health - Other: $2,453,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,245,000
    General - Other: $2,210,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,102,000
    General Public Buildings: $572,000
    Solid Waste Management: $362,000
    Parks and Recreation: $336,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $289,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $229,000
    Water Utilities: $157,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $64,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
    Transit Utilities: $30,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $13,000
    Hospitals: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $322,000
    Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $121,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $274,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $454,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $240,000
    Interest Earnings: $189,000
    Rents: $133,000
    General Revenue - Other: $119,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $846,000
    Police Protection: $552,000
    General Public Building: $516,000
    Financial Administration: $190,000
    Hospitals: $88,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,023,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,172,000
    Public Welfare: $2,291,000
    Highways: $1,105,000
    Housing and Community Development: $70,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,880,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,340,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $337,000
    Other License: $260,000
    Other Selective Sales: $165,000
    Other: $155,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,233,000

Clear Creek County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,420,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $170,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $310,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $2,015,000
    Regular Highways: $1,508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $739,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $497,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,934,000
    Regular Highways: $3,280,000
    Financial Administration: $3,160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,882,000
    Health - Other: $2,453,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,245,000
    General - Other: $2,210,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,102,000
    General Public Buildings: $572,000
    Solid Waste Management: $362,000
    Parks and Recreation: $336,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $289,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $229,000
    Water Utilities: $157,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $64,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
    Transit Utilities: $30,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $13,000
    Hospitals: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $322,000
    Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $121,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $274,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $454,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $240,000
    Interest Earnings: $189,000
    Rents: $133,000
    General Revenue - Other: $119,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $846,000
    Police Protection: $552,000
    General Public Building: $516,000
    Financial Administration: $190,000
    Hospitals: $88,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,023,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,172,000
    Public Welfare: $2,291,000
    Highways: $1,105,000
    Housing and Community Development: $70,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,880,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,340,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $337,000
    Other License: $260,000
    Other Selective Sales: $165,000
    Other: $155,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,233,000

Clear Creek County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,420,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $170,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $310,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $2,015,000
    Regular Highways: $1,508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $739,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $497,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,934,000
    Regular Highways: $3,280,000
    Financial Administration: $3,160,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,882,000
    Health - Other: $2,453,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,245,000
    General - Other: $2,210,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,102,000
    General Public Buildings: $572,000
    Solid Waste Management: $362,000
    Parks and Recreation: $336,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $289,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $229,000
    Water Utilities: $157,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $64,000
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000
    Transit Utilities: $30,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $13,000
    Hospitals: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $322,000
    Other: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $121,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $274,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $454,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $240,000
    Interest Earnings: $189,000
    Rents: $133,000
    General Revenue - Other: $119,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $846,000
    Police Protection: $552,000
    General Public Building: $516,000
    Financial Administration: $190,000
    Hospitals: $88,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,023,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,172,000
    Public Welfare: $2,291,000
    Highways: $1,105,000
    Housing and Community Development: $70,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,880,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,340,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $337,000
    Other License: $260,000
    Other Selective Sales: $165,000
    Other: $155,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,233,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 66
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 58
  • Number of recipients under 18: 7
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 46
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 13
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 29
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 32
Most common first names in Clear Creek County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2174.8 years
John2172.4 years
William2073.7 years
Robert1671.5 years
James1564.2 years
Charles1477.1 years
Margaret1380.5 years
George1174.1 years
Harry1069.7 years
Helen1076.1 years
Most common last names in Clear Creek County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2074.1 years
Anderson1079.4 years
Williams965.3 years
White880.9 years
Miller868.0 years
Hancock783.1 years
Smith776.6 years
Jones657.8 years
Buckley675.8 years
Davis678.0 years
Businesses in Clear Creek County, CO
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Super 81
Starbucks1Vans1
Subway1