Teller County, Colorado
is a county
located in the U.S. state
. As of 2000
, the population is 20,555. The county seat
is Cripple Creek
Geography\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,448 km² (559 mi²). 1,443 km² (557 mi²) of it is land and 5 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.34% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2 of 2000, there are 20,555 people, 7,993 households, and 5,922 families residing in the county. The population density is 14/km² (37/mi²). There are 10,362 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.92% White, 0.55% Black or African American, 0.97% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.90% from other races, and 2.00% from two or more races. 3.49% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 7,993 households out of which 33.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.20% are married couples living together, 6.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.90% are non-families. 19.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 2.94.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.90% under the age of 18, 5.60% from 18 to 24, 31.20% from 25 to 44, 29.80% from 45 to 64, and 7.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 102.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.90 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $50,165, and the median income for a family is $57,071. Males have a median income of $37,194 versus $26,934 for females. The per capita income for the county is $23,412. 5.40% of the population and 3.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 6.90% are under the age of 18 and 4.20% are 65 or older.
Cities and towns\n*Cripple Creek\n*Victor\n*Woodland Park