Coal Creek, Fremont County, Colorado

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Town of Coal Creek, Colorado
Location in Fremont County and the State of Colorado
Location in Fremont County and the State of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°21′38″N 105°8′47″W / 38.36056°N 105.14639°W / 38.36056; -105.14639Coordinates: 38°21′38″N 105°8′47″W / 38.36056°N 105.14639°W / 38.36056; -105.14639
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Fremont County[1]
Incorporated February 11, 1882[2]
 • Type Statutory Town[1]
 • Total 1 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land 1 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation [3] 5,426 ft (1,654 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 303
 • Density 303/sq mi (121.2/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Code 81221[4]
Highways none

The Town of Coal Creek is a Statutory Town located in Fremont County, Colorado, United States. The population was 303 at the 2000 census.


Coal Creek is located at 38°21′38″N 105°8′47″W / 38.36056°N 105.14639°W / 38.36056; -105.14639 (38.360463, -105.146512).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 303 people, 114 households, and 76 families residing in the town. The population density was 307.9 people per square mile (119.4/km²). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 127.0 per square mile (49.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.72% White, 0.66% African American, 0.33% Asian, 0.99% from other races, and 3.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.98% of the population.

There were 114 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.4% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,563, and the median income for a family was $29,583. Males had a median income of $17,500 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,563. About 14.3% of families and 18.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.3% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

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  1. ^ a b "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Retrieved 2007-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. Retrieved September 5, 2007. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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