Bent County, Colorado Population 2018

Bent County, Colorado's estimated population is 5,938 with a growth rate of 4.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bent County, Colorado is the 48th largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20175,806-132-2.22%
20175,9382574.52%
20165,681-212-3.60%
20155,8931091.88%
20145,784510.89%
20135,733-83-1.43%
20125,816-512-8.09%
20116,328-173-2.66%
20106,5011,45328.78%
19905,048-897-15.09%
19805,945-548-8.44%
19706,493-926-12.48%
19607,419-1,356-15.45%
19508,775-878-9.10%
19409,6535195.68%
19309,134-571-5.88%
19209,7054,66292.44%
19105,0431,99465.40%
19003,0491,736132.22%
18901,313-341-20.62%
18801,6541,062179.39%
18705920.00%

Bent County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,219
Black or African American352
Some Other Race77
Two or More Races76
American Indian and Alaska Native56
Asian26

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Bent County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500 Male Population100200300400500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bent County, Colorado Median Age

40.4


Total

38.5


Male

45.3


Female

Bent County, Colorado Adults

There are 4,903 adults, (981 of whom are seniors) in Bent County, Colorado.

Bent County, Colorado Age Dependency

48

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23

Child Dependency Ratio

Bent County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

2,039

35.12%

Male

3,767

64.88%

Bent County, Colorado Households and Families

Bent County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Bent County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.7%25.3%
All62.6%37.4%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Male46.7%53.3%
Female35.9%64.1%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bent County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7602.1862.6
Married9202.8174.7
Non Family5511.0755.7
Female2592.1435.9
Male303.4346.7

2.65

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bent County, Colorado Households

Bent County, Colorado Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2645.77%
9th to 12th Grade4259.30%
High School Graduate2,11046.15%
Some College90919.88%
Associates Degree3958.64%
Bachelors Degree3196.98%
Graduate Degree1503.28%

Bent County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8002,587375
Hispanic1,37897283
Black3372796
Native American56439
Other Race4940
Multiple Races45257
Asian22105

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.73%.

Bent County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,340$29,565$22,850
Less Than High School$8,506$8,079$
High School Grad$26,406$34,028$15,556
Some College$28,237$29,449$19,196
Bachelors Degree$40,682$54,444$34,000
Graduate Degree$36,023$33,750$36,125

$28,340

Average Earnings

$29,565

Average Male

$22,850

Average Female

Bent County, Colorado Language

Bent County, Colorado Language by Age

Bent County, Colorado Language

86.25% of Bent County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 13.75% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.84% of the population.

Bent County, Colorado Poverty

Bent County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,57448818.96%
Hispanic1,27844734.98%
Multiple703245.71%
Native2626100.00%
Other77911.69%
Asian13538.46%

24.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.76%

Male Poverty Rate

24.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bent County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bent County, Colorado is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bent County, Colorado is Other, with 11.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.52%.

Bent County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School53.64%
High School22.56%
Some College15.87%
Bachelors or Greater8.13%

Bent County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed81.43%
Female Unemployed62.86%
Female Employed11.44%
Male Employed9.43%

Bent County, Colorado Income

Bent County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,500$47,396
Families$40,893$54,920
Married Families$45,167$
Non Families$23,036$30,036

Bent County, Colorado Marital Status

Bent County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bent County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Bent 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.

Bent County, Colorado Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Bent County, Colorado Veterans

Bent County, Colorado Veterans by War

485

Number of Veterans

451

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam234
First Gulf War94
Second Gulf War42
Korea26
World War II24

Bent County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74151
55 to 64112
35 to 54101
75+91
18 to 3430

Bent County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4249.70%
Hispanic986.60%
Black226.25%
2 or More1936.54%
Other1122.45%
Asian521.74%
Indian47.14%

Bent County, Colorado Veterans by Education

12.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bent County, Colorado Employment Status

Bent County, Colorado Employment by Age

30.2%

Labor Force Participation

27.4%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bent County, Colorado Employment by Race

Bent County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Bent County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Las Animas24102207-203-8.42%
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