Elbert County, Colorado Population 2018

Elbert County, Colorado's estimated population is 25,642 with a growth rate of 5.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Elbert County, Colorado is the 22nd largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201725,6421,4175.85%
201624,225-816-3.26%
201625,0414881.99%
201524,5535552.31%
201423,9984691.99%
201323,5292671.15%
201223,262940.41%
201123,168280.12%
201023,14013,494139.89%
19909,6462,79640.82%
19806,8502,94775.51%
19703,9031955.26%
19603,708-769-17.18%
19504,477-983-18.00%
19405,460-1,120-17.02%
19306,580-400-5.73%
19206,9801,64930.93%
19105,3312,23071.91%
19003,1011,24567.08%
18901,8561488.67%
18801,7080.00%

Elbert County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,950
Two or More Races606
Some Other Race190
Asian187
Black or African American179
American Indian and Alaska Native108
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

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

Elbert 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

Elbert County, Colorado Median Age

45.4


Total

45.3


Male

45.6


Female

Elbert County, Colorado Adults

There are 18,726 adults, (3,319 of which are seniors) in Elbert County, Colorado.

Elbert County, Colorado Age Dependency

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Elbert County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

12,002

49.54%

Male

12,223

50.46%

Elbert County, Colorado Households and Families

Elbert County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elbert County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.2%6.8%
All88.8%11.2%
Male84.4%15.6%
Non Family78.8%21.2%
Female77.8%22.2%

88.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elbert County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5682.8288.8
Married5,8093.2793.2
Non Family1,9451.2778.8
Male4222.8384.4
Female3923.8277.8

3.21

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elbert County, Colorado Households

Elbert County, Colorado Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1630.96%
9th to 12th Grade4442.62%
High School Graduate4,42226.10%
Some College4,53526.77%
Associates Degree1,81610.72%
Bachelors Degree3,92323.16%
Graduate Degree1,6379.66%

Elbert County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,63515,1505,155
Hispanic799682170
Multiple Races246244122
Other Race14213221
Asian11410669
Native American888328
Black878032
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 60.53%.

Elbert County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,000$57,552$38,389
Less Than High School$21,908$45,135$10,771
High School Grad$37,018$46,307$23,500
Some College$50,657$59,239$38,442
Bachelors Degree$62,308$81,875$42,924
Graduate Degree$57,024$80,893$47,969

$49,000

Average Earnings

$57,552

Average Male

$38,389

Average Female

Elbert County, Colorado Language

Elbert County, Colorado Language by Age

Elbert County, Colorado Language

95.36% of Elbert County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 4.64% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.25% of the population.

Elbert County, Colorado Poverty

Elbert County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,6281,0935.05%
Hispanic1,480906.08%
Other1892010.58%
Multiple606172.81%
Native10865.56%

5.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.63%

Male Poverty Rate

5.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elbert County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elbert County, Colorado is Other, with 10.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elbert County, Colorado is Multiple, with 2.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.88%.

Elbert County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.60%
High School5.65%
Some College4.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%

Elbert County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.27%
Male Unemployed8.15%
Female Employed3.01%
Male Employed2.70%

Elbert County, Colorado Income

Elbert County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$87,288$108,072
Families$99,502$120,945
Married Families$105,375$
Non Families$44,315$61,405

Elbert County, Colorado Marital Status

Elbert County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Elbert County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Elbert County, Colorado Marriage

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

Elbert County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Elbert County, Colorado Veterans

Elbert County, Colorado Veterans by War

2,434

Number of Veterans

2,086

Male Veterans

348

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,173
First Gulf War579
Second Gulf War221
World War II128
Korea49

Elbert County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64728
65 to 74687
35 to 54622
75+286
18 to 34111

Elbert County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,32612.97%
Hispanic888.65%
Black4652.87%
Other3524.65%
Indian1919.19%
2 or More82.48%

Elbert County, Colorado Veterans by Education

5.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elbert County, Colorado Employment Status

Elbert County, Colorado Employment by Age

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Elbert County, Colorado Employment by Race

Elbert County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Elbert County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Elizabeth13581394362.65%
Kiowa723742192.63%
Simla61862460.97%
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