Custer County, Colorado Population 2019

Custer County, Colorado's estimated population is 4,874 with a growth rate of 5.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Custer County, Colorado is the 52nd largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20174,8742735.93%
20164,6011623.65%
20154,439942.16%
20144,345801.88%
20134,265431.02%
20124,222-6-0.14%
20114,228-55-1.28%
20104,2832,357122.38%
19901,92639826.05%
19801,52840836.43%
19701,120-185-14.18%
19601,305-268-17.04%
19501,573-697-30.70%
19402,2701466.87%
19302,124-48-2.21%
19202,17222511.56%
19101,947-990-33.71%
19002,937-33-1.11%
18902,970-5,110-63.24%
18808,0800.00%

Custer County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,199
Two or More Races120
Black or African American112
American Indian and Alaska Native43
Some Other Race28
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3

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

Custer County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2019

50100150200250300350 Male Population50100150200250300350 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Custer County, Colorado Median Age

58.2


Total

59.2


Male

57.9


Female

Custer County, Colorado Adults

There are 3,811 adults, (1,508 of whom are seniors) in Custer County, Colorado.

Custer County, Colorado Age Dependency

95.6

Age Dependency Ratio

65.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Custer County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

2,305

51.17%

Male

2,200

48.83%

Custer County, Colorado Households and Families

Custer County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Custer County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All81.9%18.1%
Non Family75.6%24.4%
Male48.9%51.1%
Female19.8%80.2%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Custer County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0932.1581.9
Married1,3402.4989.9
Non Family6201.2575.6
Female863.0119.8
Male472.6448.9

2.5

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Custer County, Colorado Households

Custer County, Colorado Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade631.78%
9th to 12th Grade1624.57%
High School Graduate70919.99%
Some College1,18033.28%
Associates Degree2527.11%
Bachelors Degree83123.43%
Graduate Degree3499.84%

Custer County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2303,0411,052
Hispanic17814295
Multiple Races11411452
Native American4343
Other Race2121

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 53.37%.

Custer County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,343$28,864$18,125
Less Than High School$25,917$26,833$
High School Grad$25,078$25,391$
Some College$33,199$43,500$16,984
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$66,765$$

$26,343

Average Earnings

$28,864

Average Male

$18,125

Average Female

Custer County, Colorado Language

Custer County, Colorado Language by Age

Custer County, Colorado Language

93.38% of Custer County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 6.62% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.87% of the population.

Custer County, Colorado Poverty

Custer County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,97160015.11%
Black1123733.04%
Multiple1143429.82%
Hispanic1992211.06%
Other26311.54%

15.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.93%

Male Poverty Rate

14.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Custer County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Colorado is Black, with 33.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 11.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.64%.

Custer County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.94%
Bachelors or Greater23.47%
High School6.81%
Some College6.63%

Custer County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.78%
Male Employed14.48%
Female Unemployed9.84%
Female Employed8.12%

Custer County, Colorado Income

Custer County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,330$55,565
Families$54,306$65,268
Married Families$57,963$
Non Families$20,089$31,853

Custer County, Colorado Marital Status

Custer County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

69.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.4%

Male Marriage Rate

72.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Custer County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Custer 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.

Custer County, Colorado Marital Status by Race


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

Custer County, Colorado Veterans

Custer County, Colorado Veterans by War

775

Number of Veterans

696

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam399
Korea50
World War II27
First Gulf War23
Second Gulf War18

Custer County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64259
65 to 74249
75+183
35 to 5484
18 to 34

Custer County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White73520.51%
Hispanic8244.57%
2 or More2420.87%
Other1669.57%

Custer County, Colorado Veterans by Education

17.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Custer County, Colorado Employment Status

Custer County, Colorado Employment by Age

39.3%

Labor Force Participation

35.9%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Custer County, Colorado Employment by Race

Custer County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Custer County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Silver Cliff584607233.94%
Westcliffe570591213.68%
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