Cheyenne County, Colorado Population 2018

Cheyenne County, Colorado's estimated population is 1,845 with a growth rate of -10.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cheyenne County, Colorado is the 59th largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,845-226-10.91%
20162,07123712.92%
20161,834231.27%
20151,811-23-1.25%
20141,834-35-1.87%
20131,86970.38%
20121,86290.49%
20111,853211.15%
20101,832-565-23.57%
19902,39724411.33%
19802,153-243-10.14%
19702,396-393-14.09%
19602,789-664-19.23%
19503,45348916.50%
19402,964-759-20.39%
19303,723-23-0.61%
19203,746591.60%
19103,6873,186635.93%
1900501-33-6.18%
18905340.00%

Cheyenne County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White1,989
Asian38
Two or More Races16
American Indian and Alaska Native13
Some Other Race8
Black or African American6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1

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

Cheyenne County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Cheyenne County, Colorado Median Age

37.8


Total

39.2


Male

36.4


Female

Cheyenne County, Colorado Adults

There are 1,458 adults, (240 of which are seniors) in Cheyenne County, Colorado.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheyenne County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

1,014

48.96%

Male

1,057

51.04%

Cheyenne County, Colorado Households and Families

Cheyenne County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cheyenne County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female91.3%8.7%
Male86.3%13.7%
Married80.8%19.2%
All76.2%23.8%
Non Family65.3%34.7%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cheyenne County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7762.6176.2
Married4373.480.8
Non Family2651.1165.3
Male513.6586.3
Female232.7891.3

3.28

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cheyenne County, Colorado Households

Cheyenne County, Colorado Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade584.38%
9th to 12th Grade664.99%
High School Graduate45034.01%
Some College27020.41%
Associates Degree17112.93%
Bachelors Degree24718.67%
Graduate Degree614.61%

Cheyenne County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1371,077288
Hispanic156926
Asian171710
Other Race833
Multiple Races77
Black554
Native American44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 80.00%.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,574$40,436$22,841
Less Than High School$21,250$24,531$
High School Grad$40,167$42,197$26,667
Some College$28,611$38,906$18,466
Bachelors Degree$35,750$47,589$30,000
Graduate Degree$32,321$36,250$

$31,574

Average Earnings

$40,436

Average Male

$22,841

Average Female

Cheyenne County, Colorado Language

Cheyenne County, Colorado Language by Age

Cheyenne County, Colorado Language

88.37% of Cheyenne County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 11.63% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.89% of the population.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Poverty

Cheyenne County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,7051498.74%
Hispanic2588031.01%
Native9555.56%
Other8562.50%

11.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.18%

Male Poverty Rate

12.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheyenne County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne County, Colorado is Other, with 62.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne County, Colorado is White, with 8.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.85%.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.67%
Some College15.86%
High School7.73%
Bachelors or Greater1.31%

Cheyenne County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.18%
Male Unemployed16.33%
Male Employed5.57%
Female Employed5.15%

Cheyenne County, Colorado Income

Cheyenne County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,375$63,156
Families$63,224$74,434
Married Families$63,355$
Non Families$28,819$38,853

Cheyenne County, Colorado Marital Status

Cheyenne County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheyenne County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Cheyenne County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans

Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by War

117

Number of Veterans

102

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam59
Second Gulf War17
Korea11
First Gulf War6
World War II3

Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 6438
75+25
65 to 7423
35 to 5422
18 to 349

Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1178.30%
Hispanic31.69%

Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by Education

7.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheyenne County, Colorado Employment Status

Cheyenne County, Colorado Employment by Age

70%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cheyenne County, Colorado Employment by Race

Cheyenne County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cheyenne County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cheyenne Wells846842-4-0.47%
Kit Carson233230-3-1.29%
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