Colorado Demographic Data

Colorado Demographic Summary

  • Population: 5,187,582
  • Area: 104,095.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 103,641.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 454.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 49.83 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 11,110.24 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Colorado Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
2,749,840
49.6%
50.8
Male
2,790,700
50.4%
49.2
Total Population
5,540,540
 
 

Colorado Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
335,071
6.0% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
361,119
6.5% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
353,781
6.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
354,657
6.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
390,411
7.0% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
837,560
15.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
745,669
13.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
719,910
13.0% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
371,856
6.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
327,455
5.9% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
460,219
8.3% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
202,606
3.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
80,231
1.4% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,280,030
77.2%
77.2
Female
2,139,240
50.0%
51.3%
Male
2,140,790
50.0%
48.7%
21 Years and over
4,055,800
73.2%
73.1
62 Years and over
930,733
16.8%
18.8
65 Years and over
743,056
13.4%
15.2
Female
403,262
54.3%
55.8%
Male
339,794
45.7%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
37
0.0%
0.0

Colorado Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,356,180
96.7% 
96.8
White
4,654,920
84.0% 
72.6
Black or African American
234,142
4.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
54,743
1.0% 
0.8
Asian
175,951
3.2% 
5.4
Asian Indian
31,646
0.6% 
1.2
Chinese
36,043
0.7% 
1.3
Filipino
16,838
0.3% 
0.9
Japanese
12,540
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
22,379
0.4% 
0.4
Vietnamese
21,918
0.4% 
0.6
Other Asian
34,587
0.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
8,325
0.2% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
2,278
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
984
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
1,274
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
3,789
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
228,102
4.1% 
5.1
Two or More Races
184,361
3.3% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,181,220
21.3% 
17.8
Mexican
850,495
15.4% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
33,961
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
14,238
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
282,524
5.1% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
4,359,330
78.7% 
82.2

Colorado Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
128,209
3.4% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
192,377
5.1% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
822,144
22.0% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
787,366
21.0% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
322,529
8.6% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
934,273
24.9% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
558,608
14.9% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
320,586
8.5%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
3,424,920
91.4%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,492,881
39.8%
31.2

Colorado Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,436,273
32.0%
33.7
Now Married
2,261,870
50.4%
47.5
Divorced
529,767
11.8%
11.0
Separated
64,623
1.4%
2.0
Widowed
198,037
4.4%
5.8

Colorado Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,316,270
82.9%
78.4%
Languages other than english
889,202
17.1%
21.6%
Spanish
626,322
12.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
110,990
2.1%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
109,929
2.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
41,961
0.8%
1.1%

Colorado Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
108,697
5.2%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
80,074
3.8%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
171,615
8.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
173,453
8.2%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
262,012
12.4%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
391,821
18.6%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
287,881
13.7%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
332,323
15.8%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
148,964
7.1%
5.8
$200,000 or more
152,152
7.2%
6.4
Median household income
65,685
 
57,617
Per capita income
34,542
 
31,128

Colorado Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
55,498
2.0%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
309,170
10.9%
9.8
Construction
226,101
8.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
591,924
20.9%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
193,885
6.9%
6.6
Information
78,237
2.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
189,922
6.7%
10.1
Other services except public administration
145,804
5.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
395,568
14.0%
11.4
Public administration
130,517
4.6%
4.6
Retail trade
308,212
10.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
131,250
4.6%
5.2
Wholesale trade
71,252
2.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
260,792
9.2%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,179,370
41.7%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
257,265
9.1%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
642,738
22.7%
23.3
Service occupations
487,171
17.2%
18.1

Colorado Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,810,260
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,107,960
75.0%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
251,828
9.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
81,991
2.9%
5.1
Walked
84,470
3.0%
2.7
Other means
60,689
2.2%
1.8
Worked at home
223,327
7.9%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
25.0
 
26.6

Colorado Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
106,286
5.0%
8.7
1 vehicles
622,383
29.5%
33.2
2 vehicles
854,547
40.5%
37.1
3 or more
525,776
24.9%
21.0

Colorado Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,108,990
90.2%
87.6
Owner Occupied
1,365,830
64.8%
63.1
Renter Occupied
743,160
35.2%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
230,148
9.8%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.5

Colorado Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,339,140
1 room
50,461
2.2%
2.4
2 rooms
87,355
3.7%
2.7
3 rooms
232,680
9.9%
9.1
4 rooms
358,349
15.3%
16.5
5 rooms
372,794
15.9%
19.8
6 rooms
343,597
14.7%
17.8
7 rooms
256,842
11.0%
12.0
8 rooms
235,640
10.1%
8.6
9 rooms or more
401,422
17.2%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Colorado Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,339,140
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
1,475,200
63.1%
61.5
1-unit, attached
162,969
7.0%
5.9
2-units
34,975
1.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
77,645
3.3%
4.4
5 to 9 units
109,087
4.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
132,125
5.6%
4.4
20 or more units
251,949
10.8%
9.0
Mobile home
93,474
4.0%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,713
0.1%
0.1

Colorado Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
185,862
7.9%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
62,947
2.7%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
176,434
7.5%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
205,420
8.8%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
438,383
18.7%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
335,906
14.4%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
384,674
16.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Colorado Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,462,840
69.4%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
98,087
4.7%
4.7
Electricity
478,032
22.7%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,715
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
801
0.0%
0.1
Wood
38,336
1.8%
1.9
Solar energy
5,288
0.3%
0.1
Other fuel
15,365
0.7%
0.5
No fuel used
8,527
0.4%
1.1

Colorado Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
978,072
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
10,181
1.0%
10.7%
$3,000 or more
70,250
7.2%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
72,271
7.4%
1.9%
$500 to $999
126,784
13.0%
41.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
141,286
14.4%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
261,163
26.7%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
296,137
30.3%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
441,440
45.3%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
161,901
16.6%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
106,392
10.9%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
66,550
6.8%
7.0%
35.0% or more
197,700
20.3%
21.3%
Not Computed
4,089
0.0%
0.0%

Colorado Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
717,127 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
256,697
35.8%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
140,470
19.6%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
40,988
5.7%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
9,952
1.4%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
6,770
0.9%
1.8%
$500 to $999
211,538
29.5%
41.0%
Less than $500
50,712
7.1%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
26,033
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,171
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
70,308
10.0%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
86,174
12.2%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
93,644
13.3%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
86,515
12.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
66,721
9.5%
9.0%
35.0% or more
302,641
42.9%
40.7%
Not Computed
37,157
0.0%
0.0%

Colorado Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,365,830
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
47,189
3.5%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
48,228
3.5%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
73,646
5.4%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
139,658
10.2%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
333,962
24.5%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
460,344
33.7%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
223,158
16.3%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
39,647
2.9%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
314,200
 
205,000
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