Garfield County, Colorado Population 2018

Garfield County, Colorado's estimated population is 59,118 with a growth rate of 2.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Garfield County, Colorado is the 13th largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201759,1181,6232.82%
201657,495-1,411-2.40%
201658,9061,2152.11%
201557,6915711.00%
201457,1202320.41%
201356,8881940.34%
201256,6947301.30%
201155,964-134-0.24%
201056,09826,12487.16%
199029,9747,46033.13%
198022,5147,69351.91%
197014,8212,80423.33%
196012,0173923.37%
195011,6251,06510.09%
194010,5605855.86%
19309,9756717.21%
19209,304-840-8.28%
191010,1444,30973.85%
19005,8351,35730.30%
18904,4780.00%

Garfield County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White49,860
Some Other Race4,876
Two or More Races1,273
American Indian and Alaska Native585
Black or African American465
Asian428
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

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

Garfield 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

Garfield County, Colorado Median Age

36.1


Total

35.8


Male

36.3


Female

Garfield County, Colorado Adults

There are 42,546 adults, (6,094 of which are seniors) in Garfield County, Colorado.

Garfield County, Colorado Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Garfield County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

28,089

48.85%

Male

29,406

51.15%

Garfield County, Colorado Households and Families

Garfield County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Garfield County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.3%25.7%
All65.9%34.1%
Male62.8%37.2%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female46.8%53.2%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Garfield County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,7712.7265.9
Married12,1403.2874.3
Non Family5,7391.3355.6
Female2,0963.1746.8
Male7963.0962.8

3.18

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Garfield County, Colorado Households

Garfield County, Colorado Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2455.93%
9th to 12th Grade2,7007.13%
High School Graduate10,86128.70%
Some College7,85620.76%
Associates Degree3,1578.34%
Bachelors Degree7,17618.96%
Graduate Degree3,85010.17%

Garfield County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,69027,16610,192
Hispanic8,0384,687535
Other Race2,3221,24086
Multiple Races63556761
Native American386347101
Asian300262142
Black2302126
Islander88

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 47.33%.

Garfield County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,768$43,129$31,254
Less Than High School$29,068$35,257$18,125
High School Grad$36,254$41,304$28,082
Some College$38,015$43,525$31,337
Bachelors Degree$41,335$46,806$35,711
Graduate Degree$50,189$66,205$44,683

$37,768

Average Earnings

$43,129

Average Male

$31,254

Average Female

Garfield County, Colorado Language

Garfield County, Colorado Language by Age

Garfield County, Colorado Language

74.80% of Garfield County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 25.20% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.65% of the population.

Garfield County, Colorado Poverty

Garfield County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,9623,0447.81%
Hispanic15,8163,01919.09%
Other4,8661,11722.96%
Multiple1,27319415.24%
Black36616745.63%
Native58010417.93%

11.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.89%

Male Poverty Rate

11.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garfield County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garfield County, Colorado is Black, with 45.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garfield County, Colorado is White, with 7.81% 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 15.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.91%.

Garfield County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.75%
High School13.97%
Some College6.28%
Bachelors or Greater4.00%

Garfield County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.00%
Female Unemployed27.63%
Male Employed6.20%
Female Employed4.55%

Garfield County, Colorado Income

Garfield County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,300$78,128
Families$74,848$87,637
Married Families$83,267$
Non Families$38,315$48,495

Garfield County, Colorado Marital Status

Garfield County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Garfield County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Garfield County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Garfield County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by War

2,933

Number of Veterans

2,612

Male Veterans

321

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,115
First Gulf War603
Second Gulf War275
Korea222
World War II102

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54788
65 to 74703
55 to 64690
75+566
18 to 34186

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6016.89%
Indian22257.36%
Hispanic1741.77%
Asian4513.47%
2 or More365.05%
Black297.51%

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by Education

6.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garfield County, Colorado Employment Status

Garfield County, Colorado Employment by Age

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Garfield County, Colorado Employment by Race

Garfield County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Garfield County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Glenwood Springs961099973874.03%
Rifle936796652983.18%
Carbondale642767773505.45%
New Castle451847532355.20%
Silt293430871535.21%
Parachute10851113282.58%
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