Empire is located close to the center of Colorado. Empire is part of Clear Creek County. Empire has 0.26 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Empire population is 306, which has shrunk 13.80% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 20.84% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Empire median household income is $49,375 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 53.53% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 25.94% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Empire median house value is $183,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.31% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 43.70% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Empire is better than the state average in quality. The Empire area code is 303.