Eldorado Springs, Colorado

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Eldorado Springs, Colorado
CDP
Eldorado Springs in 2014.
Eldorado Springs in 2014.
Location in Boulder County and the state of Colorado
Location in Boulder County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°56′27″N 105°15′21″W / 39.94083°N 105.25583°W / 39.94083; -105.25583Coordinates: 39°56′27″N 105°15′21″W / 39.94083°N 105.25583°W / 39.94083; -105.25583
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Boulder[1]
Area
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 5,732 ft (1,747 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 585
 • Density 232.1/sq mi (89.8/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80025
Area code(s) 303
FIPS code 08-23630
GNIS feature ID 0181177

Eldorado Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. The population was 585 at the 2010 census.[3] [4] The Eldorado Springs Post Office has the ZIP Code 80025.[2]

In 1910, Eldorado Springs was a resort community, known for its Big Radium Pool, then the largest swimming pool in the United States. The pool, along with several other smaller ones, was known as "Coney Island of the West."[5]

The nearby Eldorado Canyon State Park is famous for its classic North-American climbing routes.

Geography[edit]

Eldorado Springs is located at 39°56′27″N 105°15′21″W / 39.94083°N 105.25583°W / 39.94083; -105.25583 (39.940786, -105.255930).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all of it land. To the southwest is Eldorado Mountain.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 557 people, 275 households, and 133 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 232.1 people per square mile (89.6/km²). There were 295 housing units at an average density of 122.9 per square mile (47.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.61% White, 0.72% African American, 0.18% Native American, 1.80% Asian, 0.90% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.87% of the population.

There were 275 households out of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 51.6% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 17.2% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 33.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 108.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $48,875, and the median income for a family was $96,823. Males had a median income of $61,625 versus $26,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $42,908. About 15.4% of families and 11.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. December 14, 2006. Retrieved December 14, 2006. 
  3. ^ Colorado Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-02-25.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ Exhibit at Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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