El Paso County, Colorado Population 2019

El Paso County, Colorado's estimated population is 699,232 with a growth rate of 1.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. El Paso County, Colorado is the 2nd largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017699,23212,5261.82%
2016686,70614,2532.12%
2015672,45310,6611.61%
2014661,7927,8471.20%
2013653,9459,1131.41%
2012644,8328,2361.29%
2011636,5969,7621.56%
2010626,834229,82057.89%
1990397,01487,59028.31%
1980309,42473,45231.13%
1970235,97292,23064.16%
1960143,74269,21992.88%
195074,52320,49837.94%
194054,0254,4558.99%
193049,5705,54312.59%
192044,0277061.63%
191043,32111,71937.08%
190031,60210,36348.79%
189021,23913,290167.19%
18807,9496,962705.37%
18709870.00%

El Paso County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White536,783
Black or African American41,457
Two or More Races38,619
Some Other Race32,150
Asian18,531
American Indian and Alaska Native4,488
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,798

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

El Paso County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2019

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

El Paso County, Colorado Median Age

34


Total

32.6


Male

35.5


Female

El Paso County, Colorado Adults

There are 507,297 adults, (79,487 of whom are seniors) in El Paso County, Colorado.

El Paso County, Colorado Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

El Paso County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

334,708

49.60%

Male

340,118

50.40%

El Paso County, Colorado Households and Families

El Paso County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

El Paso County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.7%24.3%
All63.3%36.7%
Male50.8%49.2%
Non Family48.8%51.2%
Female48.2%51.8%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Paso County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All249,7452.6363.3
Married134,0153.2275.7
Non Family77,8261.348.8
Female26,6053.2648.2
Male11,2993.3650.8

3.15

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

El Paso County, Colorado Households

El Paso County, Colorado Education

El Paso County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,7632.03%
9th to 12th Grade18,4884.28%
High School Graduate86,82120.09%
Some College108,45525.10%
Associates Degree48,54611.23%
Bachelors Degree97,86322.64%
Graduate Degree63,24014.63%

El Paso County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White323,495311,493134,139
Hispanic56,87245,49811,236
Black24,75423,3115,890
Other Race17,36512,3102,200
Multiple Races15,06514,2294,290
Asian12,57210,6695,178
Native American2,9102,651751
Islander1,5701,420160

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 41.47%.

El Paso County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,874$47,358$30,821
Less Than High School$21,979$26,398$14,414
High School Grad$29,243$34,110$23,544
Some College$34,935$41,947$27,170
Bachelors Degree$48,213$63,109$37,193
Graduate Degree$67,563$92,553$50,315

$38,874

Average Earnings

$47,358

Average Male

$30,821

Average Female

El Paso County, Colorado Language

El Paso County, Colorado Language by Age

El Paso County, Colorado Language

88.30% of El Paso County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 11.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.26% of the population.

El Paso County, Colorado Poverty

El Paso County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White459,35639,6078.62%
Hispanic108,38520,99819.37%
Other31,8707,32122.97%
Black40,0146,42316.05%
Multiple37,3096,14316.47%
Asian17,9441,5608.69%
Native4,35067715.56%
Islander2,68848518.04%

11.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.00%

Male Poverty Rate

12.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Paso County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Paso County, Colorado is Other, with 22.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Paso County, Colorado is White, with 8.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.48%.

El Paso County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.69%
High School12.92%
Some College8.86%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%

El Paso County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.23%
Male Unemployed26.80%
Female Employed7.43%
Male Employed5.24%

El Paso County, Colorado Income

El Paso County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,535$81,528
Families$75,646$94,276
Married Families$87,648$106,538
Non Families$37,046$49,646

El Paso County, Colorado Marital Status

El Paso County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

El Paso County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

El Paso 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 45To54.

El Paso County, Colorado Marital Status by Race


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

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by War

84,149

Number of Veterans

70,577

Male Veterans

13,572

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War33,168
First Gulf War32,463
Vietnam23,571
Korea4,210
World War II1,482

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5429,407
55 to 6417,049
18 to 3414,305
65 to 7413,980
75+9,408

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White70,19417.94%
Hispanic8,18312.13%
Black7,14425.55%
2 or More2,78414.69%
Other2,14610.08%
Asian1,0267.49%
Indian54316.95%
Hawaiian31217.02%

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by Education

5.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Paso County, Colorado Employment Status

El Paso County, Colorado Employment by Age

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

El Paso County, Colorado Employment by Race

El Paso County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in El Paso County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Colorado Springs4174804651014762111.41%
Fountain2599328753276010.62%
Monument600565565519.18%
Manitou Springs500353173146.28%
Palmer Lake242026372178.97%
Calhan780795151.92%
Green Mountain Falls 640667274.22%
Ramah12312743.25%
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