El Paso County, Colorado Population 2018

El Paso County, Colorado's estimated population is 699,232 with a growth rate of 5.12% 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
2017699,23234,0615.12%
2016665,171-21,535-3.14%
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
White533,391
Black or African American40,766
Two or More Races37,272
Some Other Race29,462
Asian17,847
American Indian and Alaska Native4,104
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,329

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

El Paso 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

El Paso County, Colorado Median Age

33.8


Total

32.4


Male

35.5


Female

El Paso County, Colorado Adults

There are 498,213 adults, (76,495 of which are seniors) in El Paso County, Colorado.

El Paso County, Colorado Age Dependency

57.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

El Paso County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

330,566

49.70%

Male

334,605

50.30%

El Paso County, Colorado Households and Families

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

El Paso County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
All62.7%37.3%
Male51.6%48.4%
Non Family48.4%51.6%
Female47.2%52.8%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Paso County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All249,2792.662.7
Married132,5923.2175.3
Non Family78,4651.2748.4
Female27,4143.2147.2
Male10,8083.2251.6

3.12

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade8,2451.95%
9th to 12th Grade17,3524.10%
High School Graduate86,94720.56%
Some College107,71125.47%
Associates Degree48,04911.36%
Bachelors Degree94,59822.37%
Graduate Degree60,06414.20%

El Paso County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White318,658307,171129,845
Hispanic54,23243,65310,116
Black23,97922,6225,718
Other Race16,05511,2731,923
Multiple Races14,17913,4903,952
Asian12,35610,6594,860
Native American2,5902,315576
Islander1,3541,222132

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.40%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.75%.

El Paso County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,655$46,575$29,848
Less Than High School$22,343$26,396$14,132
High School Grad$27,779$32,852$22,428
Some College$33,666$41,590$26,491
Bachelors Degree$47,216$61,430$36,629
Graduate Degree$65,834$89,195$48,612

$37,655

Average Earnings

$46,575

Average Male

$29,848

Average Female

El Paso County, Colorado Language

El Paso County, Colorado Language by Age

El Paso County, Colorado Language

88.13% of El Paso County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 11.87% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.36% of the population.

El Paso County, Colorado Poverty

El Paso County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White456,00538,6128.47%
Hispanic104,82921,57420.58%
Other29,2157,31725.05%
Black39,2727,01617.87%
Multiple36,0806,14317.03%
Asian17,3811,5779.07%
Native3,98054313.64%
Islander2,20542619.32%

11.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.23%

Male Poverty Rate

12.33%

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 25.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Paso County, Colorado is White, with 8.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.55%.

El Paso County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.00%
High School13.05%
Some College8.61%
Bachelors or Greater4.14%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.21%
Male Unemployed24.84%
Female Employed7.86%
Male Employed5.43%

El Paso County, Colorado Income

El Paso County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,219$78,509
Families$73,569$91,317
Married Families$84,818$103,093
Non Families$35,339$46,960

El Paso County, Colorado Marital Status

El Paso County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

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 35To44.

El Paso County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by War

84,876

Number of Veterans

71,101

Male Veterans

13,775

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War32,494
First Gulf War32,486
Vietnam24,188
Korea4,675
World War II1,818

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5429,612
55 to 6417,097
18 to 3415,225
65 to 7413,479
75+9,463

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White70,97518.34%
Hispanic8,08112.52%
Black7,10426.25%
2 or More2,70814.96%
Other2,08010.63%
Asian1,1908.91%
Indian47816.35%
Hawaiian34122.29%

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by Education

5.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Paso County, Colorado Employment Status

El Paso County, Colorado Employment by Age

68%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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