Alamosa County, Colorado Population 2018

Alamosa County, Colorado's estimated population is 16,551 with a growth rate of 1.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alamosa County, Colorado is the 31st largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,5511981.21%
201616,353-103-0.63%
201616,4561510.93%
201516,305920.57%
201416,213130.08%
201316,2001080.67%
201216,092-25-0.16%
201116,1171801.13%
201015,9372,32017.04%
199013,6171,81815.41%
198011,7993773.30%
197011,4221,42214.22%
196010,000-531-5.04%
195010,531470.45%
194010,4841,88221.88%
19308,6023,45467.09%
19205,1480.00%

Alamosa County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,264
Some Other Race645
American Indian and Alaska Native452
Two or More Races443
Black or African American337
Asian173
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander39

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Alamosa County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Alamosa County, Colorado Median Age

30.2


Total

29.8


Male

30.4


Female

Alamosa County, Colorado Adults

There are 12,347 adults, (2,077 of which are seniors) in Alamosa County, Colorado.

Alamosa County, Colorado Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Alamosa County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

8,382

51.26%

Male

7,971

48.74%

Alamosa County, Colorado Households and Families

Alamosa County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alamosa County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All56.9%43.1%
Female44.2%55.8%
Male43.6%56.4%
Non Family40%60%

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alamosa County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9462.5756.9
Married2,7593.375.2
Non Family2,2941.3940
Female6203.4344.2
Male2733.0943.6

3.23

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alamosa County, Colorado Households

Alamosa County, Colorado Education

Alamosa County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7998.56%
9th to 12th Grade7107.61%
High School Graduate2,27524.38%
Some College2,66528.56%
Associates Degree4755.09%
Bachelors Degree1,40815.09%
Graduate Degree1,00010.72%

Alamosa County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,0054,6391,703
Hispanic4,0182,903612
Other Race40429647
Multiple Races31628654
Native American18913638
Black764312
Asian666640
Islander3131

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.61%.

Alamosa County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,834$31,537$25,507
Less Than High School$17,827$20,000$13,662
High School Grad$20,566$23,571$17,326
Some College$31,023$33,984$26,250
Bachelors Degree$33,190$45,781$31,250
Graduate Degree$41,750$41,528$42,212

$28,834

Average Earnings

$31,537

Average Male

$25,507

Average Female

Alamosa County, Colorado Language

Alamosa County, Colorado Language by Age

Alamosa County, Colorado Language

75.19% of Alamosa County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 24.81% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.45% of the population.

Alamosa County, Colorado Poverty

Alamosa County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,0292,70238.44%
White7,4671,77723.80%
Black30423276.32%
Other56017030.36%
Native4466213.90%
Multiple4225913.98%
Asian141117.80%

31.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.11%

Male Poverty Rate

34.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alamosa County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alamosa County, Colorado is Black, with 76.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alamosa County, Colorado is Asian, with 7.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.41%.

Alamosa County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School50.21%
High School24.78%
Some College19.47%
Bachelors or Greater8.33%

Alamosa County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.26%
Female Unemployed22.61%
Male Employed20.56%
Female Employed14.63%

Alamosa County, Colorado Income

Alamosa County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,385$47,163
Families$46,188$58,042
Married Families$51,130$
Non Families$16,948$27,207

Alamosa County, Colorado Marital Status

Alamosa County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Alamosa County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Alamosa County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Alamosa County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans

Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by War

1,097

Number of Veterans

1,053

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam502
First Gulf War205
Second Gulf War141
Korea64
World War II48

Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64356
65 to 74248
35 to 54201
75+192
18 to 34100

Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0119.30%
Hispanic4328.12%
Other5310.69%
2 or More236.34%
Indian103.75%

Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by Education

11.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alamosa County, Colorado Employment Status

Alamosa County, Colorado Employment by Age

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Alamosa County, Colorado Employment by Race

Alamosa County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Alamosa County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Alamosa88449918107412.14%
Hooper10310300.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990