About Lake County CO
Lake County is one of the 64 counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,310. The county seat and the only municipality in the county is Leadville. The highest natural point in Colorado and the entire Rocky Mountains is the summit of Mount Elbert in Lake County at 14,440 feet (4401.2 meters) elevation.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 384 square miles (990 km), of which 377 square miles (980 km) is land and 7.0 square miles (18 km) (1.8%) is water. It is the fourth-smallest county in Colorado by area.
As of the census of 2000, there were 7,812 people, 2,977 households, and 1,914 families residing in the county. The population density was 21 people per square mile (8/km). There were 3,913 housing units at an average density of 10 per square mile (4/km). The racial makeup of the county was 77.60% White, 0.18% Black or African American, 1.25% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 17.99% from other races, and 2.62% from two or more races. 36.14% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 2,977 households out of which 33.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.70% were married couples living together, 8.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.70% were non-families. 26.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.15.
In the county, the population was spread out with 26.90% under the age of 18, 12.80% from 18 to 24, 33.10% from 25 to 44, 20.60% from 45 to 64, and 6.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 115.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.70 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $37,691, and the median income for a family was $41,652. Males had a median income of $30,977 versus $24,415 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,524. About 9.50% of families and 12.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.60% of those under age 18 and 6.30% of those age 65 or over.
Lake County Colorado neighborhoods include: Agate, Alamosa, Allenspark, Almont, Antonito, Arapahoe, Arboles, Arvada, Aspen, Atwood, Ault, Aurora, Austin, Avon, Avondale, Bailey, Basalt, Bayfield, Beaver Creek, Bedrock, Bellvue, Bennett, Berthoud, Bethune, Beulah, Black Hawk, Blanca, Bond, Boone, Boulder, Breckenridge, Briggsdale, Brighton, Broomfield, Buena Vista, Buffalo Creek, Burlington, Burns, Byers, Cahone, Calhan, Canon City, Carbondale, Carr, Cascade, Castle Rock, Cedaredge, Centennial, Center, Cherry Hills Village, Cheyenne Wells, Chromo, Cimarron, Clark, Clifton, Coalmont, Collbran, Colorado City, Colorado Springs, Commerce City, Conifer, Cordillera, Cortez, Cotopaxi, Craig, Crawford, Creede, Crested Butte, Cripple Creek, Crook, Dacono, De Beque, Deer Trail, Del Norte, Delta, Denver, Dillon, Dinosaur, Divide, Dolores, Dove Creek, Drake, Dumont, Durango, Eagle, Eaton, Eckert, Edgewater, Edwards, Egnar, Elbert, Elizabeth, El Jebel, Empire, Englewood, Erie, Estes Park, Evans, Evergreen, Fairplay, Firestone, Flagler, Fleming, Florence, Florissant, Fort Collins, Fort Garland, Fort Lupton, Fort Morgan, Fountain, Fowler, Franktown, Fraser, Frederick, Frisco, Fruita, Gardner, Gateway, Georgetown, Gill, Glade Park, Glenwood Springs, Golden, Granada, Granby, Grand Junction, Grand Lake, Granite, Greeley, Greenwood Village, Grover, Gunnison, Gypsum, Hamilton, Hartman, Hartsel, Haswell, Haxtun, Hayden, Henderson, Hesperus, Highlands Ranch, Holly, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Hot Sulphur Springs, Howard, Hudson, Idaho Springs, Ignacio, Iliff, Jamestown, Johnstown, Keenesburg, Kersey, Kiowa, Kit Carson, Kremmling, Lafayette, La Jara, Lake George, Lakewood, Lamar, Laporte, Larkspur, La Salle, La Veta, Lewis, Limon, Littleton, Livermore, Lochbuie, Loma, Lone Tree, Longmont, Louisville, Loveland, Lyons, Mack, Mancos, Manitou Springs, Matheson, Maybell, Mc Coy, Mead, Meeker, Meredith, Merino, Mesa, Milliken, Minturn, Moffat, Monarch, Monte Vista, Montrose, Monument, Morrison, Mosca, Nathrop, Naturita, Nederland, New Castle, New Raymer, Niwot, Northglenn, Norwood, Nucla, Nunn, Oak Creek, Ohio City, Olathe, Olney Springs, Ophir, Orchard, Otis, Ouray, Padroni, Pagosa Springs, Palisade, Palmer Lake, Paonia, Parachute, Parker, Parlin, Parshall, Peetz, Penrose, Peyton, Pierce, Pine, Pitkin, Placerville, Platteville, Pleasant View, Poncha Springs, Powderhorn, Pueblo, Pueblo West, Ramah, Rangely, Red Cliff, Red Feather Lakes, Redstone, Redvale, Ridgway, Rifle, Roggen, Rush, Rye, Saguache, Salida, Sanford, San Luis, San Pablo, Sedalia, Seibert, Severance, Silt, Silver Plume, Silverthorne, Simla, Slater, Snowmass, Snowmass Village, Somerset, South Fork, Steamboat Springs, Sterling, Stoneham, Strasburg, Stratton, Superior, Tabernash, Telluride, Thornton, Toponas, Towaoc, Trinidad, U S A F Academy, Vail, Villa Grove, Virginia Dale, Vona, Walsenburg, Ward, Watkins, Wellington, Westcliffe, Westminster, Wetmore, Wheat Ridge, Whitewater, Wiggins, Wiley, Windsor, Winter Park, Wolcott, Woodland Park, Yellow Jacket, Yoder
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