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Idaho Springs is a city in Clear Creek County, in the Denver-Aurora metro area.

The latitude of Idaho Springs is 39.742N. The longitude is -105.513W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,526 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,884.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$39,643
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Idaho Springs demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Jackson's Diggings
· Sacramento Flats
· Idaho
· Sacramento City
Indian trader George Jackson found gold here along Chicago Creek in 1859. Grew as a health resort because of its hot springs
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 10 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2004 movie, "Silver City"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Arapaho National Forest, St. Mary's Glacier
Idaho Springs attractions: Phoenix Mine
Historic sites and museums: Underhill Museum, Indian Hot Springs, Argo Gold Mine Mill

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Idaho Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clear Creek County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 80452 ZIP code.

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21% of Idaho Springs residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Idaho Springs ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Idaho Springs was $20,789, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Idaho Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Idaho Springs include Idaho Springs Downtown Commercial District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Idaho Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $571.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $966.


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Libraries in Idaho Springs include Idaho Springs Library ... View libraries

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Clear Creek County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Idaho Springs political report.

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The average commute time for Idaho Springs workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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