Gilpin County Information

Gilpin in Colorado occupies 150 square miles and has a 2006 population of 5,042, a change from a 2000 population of 4,757 and 3,070 in 1990. 10.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 14.6% percent is 25-35, and 17.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 8 acts of violent crime reported in Gilpin in 2004, a change from 36 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 141 people: 4.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.4%.

Read more about Gilpin, Colorado in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyGilpin 
StateColorado 
Land Area150 sq. milesRanked 3,071 of 3,140
Population 20065,042Ranked 2,836 of 3,140
Population 20054,953 
Population 20004,757Ranked 2,863 of 3,140
Population 19903,070Ranked 2,995 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion96.4% 
African American.9% 
Asian American1.3% 
Native American.6% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.6% 
Population 5 to 1410.6% 
Population 15 to 2410.6% 
Population 25 to 3414.6% 
Population 35 to 4417.9% 
Population 45 to 5421% 
Population 55 to 6412.9% 
Population 65 to 744.3% 
Population 75 and up2.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes836
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies1 
Aggravated Assaults7 
Total Property Crimes46283
Burglaries11 
Larceny Thefts32 
Motor Vehicle Thefts3 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population3,4403,321
Unemployed Population14181
Unemployment Rate4.1%2.4%

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