Black Hawk

Current Population
131
Elevation Level
8535 ft

About Black Hawk

Black Hawk is located in Central Colorado. It is part of Gilpin County and considered the least populous city in the state of Colorado. Black Hawk is home to the largest number of casinos in Colorado and is one of the state’s most popular gaming sites. 

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About the Community

Gilpin County Elementary School

Summary
  • District Gilpin County School District No. Re-1
  • Phone (303) 582-3444
  • Address 10595 HIGHWAY 119
  • County Gilpin County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 250
  • Student Teacher Ratio 14

Gilpin County Undivided High School

Summary
  • District Gilpin County School District No. Re-1
  • Phone (303) 582-3444
  • Address 10595 HIGHWAY 119
  • County Gilpin County
  • Grade PK - 12
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +5% to +10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 500
  • Student Teacher Ratio 10

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 131
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 139
Households
  • Total Households 55
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 59
  • Average Size of Household 2.00
  • Households With Children 8

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 25.20
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 6.22
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 41.49
  • Avg Jan High Temp 26.27
  • Avg Jul High Temp 66.17
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 134
  • Air Pollution Index 118
  • Earthquake Index 53
  • Hail Index 42
  • Tornado Index 13
  • Wind Index 208

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1978
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 90
  • Health Care Cost 111
  • Transportation Cost 96