Cripple Creek is a very small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 1,172 people and just one neighborhood, Cripple Creek is the 147th largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Cripple Creek is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cripple Creek is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cripple Creek who work in food service (21.12%), maintenance occupations (11.80%) and sales jobs (11.39%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 11.88 minutes getting to work every day.
Despite the fact that it is a small city, Cripple Creek has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the city for affordable transportation.