Garfield County, Colorado Population 2018

Garfield County, Colorado's estimated population is 59,118 with a growth rate of 0.36% 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
201757,945-1,173-1.98%
201759,1182120.36%
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
White50,863
Some Other Race4,354
Two or More Races1,455
American Indian and Alaska Native564
Asian467
Black or African American236
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

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

Garfield County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Garfield County, Colorado Median Age

36.2


Total

35.9


Male

36.5


Female

Garfield County, Colorado Adults

There are 42,985 adults, (6,584 of whom are seniors) in Garfield County, Colorado.

Garfield County, Colorado Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Garfield County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

28,611

49.38%

Male

29,334

50.62%

Garfield County, Colorado Households and Families

Garfield County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Garfield County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.7%26.3%
All66.1%33.9%
Male58.3%41.7%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Female47%53%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Garfield County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,0552.7166.1
Married12,5113.2573.7
Non Family5,7591.3257.1
Female2,0173.1647
Male7683.158.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.71

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 Grade2,3406.11%
9th to 12th Grade2,4586.42%
High School Graduate10,90828.49%
Some College7,60419.86%
Associates Degree3,4068.90%
Bachelors Degree7,50919.61%
Graduate Degree4,06210.61%

Garfield County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,05327,63110,633
Hispanic8,1854,962636
Other Race2,1401,248129
Multiple Races663537128
Native American38531643
Asian307242137
Black1551478
Islander66

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 44.63%.

Garfield County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,191$45,728$32,119
Less Than High School$30,905$36,180$19,932
High School Grad$38,171$46,907$27,715
Some College$39,230$44,918$31,839
Bachelors Degree$42,324$47,930$37,283
Graduate Degree$51,004$69,567$44,710

$40,191

Average Earnings

$45,728

Average Male

$32,119

Average Female

Garfield County, Colorado Language

Garfield County, Colorado Language by Age

Garfield County, Colorado Language

74.85% of Garfield County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 25.15% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.47% of the population.

Garfield County, Colorado Poverty

Garfield County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,1532,7947.14%
Hispanic16,0552,44415.22%
Other4,34950311.57%
Multiple1,45518712.85%
Native55313724.77%
Black1643018.29%

9.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.73%

Male Poverty Rate

10.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garfield County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garfield County, Colorado is Native, with 24.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garfield County, Colorado is White, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.42%.

Garfield County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.63%
High School11.30%
Some College6.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.67%

Garfield County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.26%
Male Unemployed30.16%
Male Employed4.36%
Female Employed4.16%

Garfield County, Colorado Income

Garfield County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,503$84,004
Families$79,587$93,753
Married Families$87,225$
Non Families$41,129$53,236

Garfield County, Colorado Marital Status

Garfield County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

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


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

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by War

2,797

Number of Veterans

2,463

Male Veterans

334

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,136
First Gulf War506
Second Gulf War255
Korea183
World War II140

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74818
35 to 54614
55 to 64608
75+592
18 to 34165

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6396.86%
Hispanic1961.96%
Indian8321.56%
2 or More313.71%
Other281.01%
Black169.30%

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by Education

5.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garfield County, Colorado Employment Status

Garfield County, Colorado Employment by Age

72.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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