Gunnison County, Colorado Population 2018

Gunnison County, Colorado's estimated population is 16,939 with a growth rate of 6.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gunnison County, Colorado is the 30th largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,9391,0506.61%
201615,889-602-3.65%
201616,4913252.01%
201516,1663312.09%
201415,8351891.21%
201315,6462151.39%
201215,431-13-0.08%
201115,444890.58%
201015,3555,08249.47%
199010,273-416-3.89%
198010,6893,11141.05%
19707,5782,10138.36%
19605,477-239-4.18%
19505,716-476-7.69%
19406,19266512.03%
19305,527-63-1.13%
19205,590-307-5.21%
19105,89756610.62%
19005,33197222.30%
18904,359-3,876-47.07%
18808,2350.00%

Gunnison County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,199
Two or More Races278
American Indian and Alaska Native106
Asian105
Black or African American103
Some Other Race79
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19

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

Gunnison County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Gunnison County, Colorado Median Age

34.4


Total

34.4


Male

34.6


Female

Gunnison County, Colorado Adults

There are 13,045 adults, (1,700 of which are seniors) in Gunnison County, Colorado.

Gunnison County, Colorado Age Dependency

40.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gunnison County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

7,283

45.84%

Male

8,606

54.16%

Gunnison County, Colorado Households and Families

Gunnison County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gunnison County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All58.6%41.4%
Non Family42.7%57.3%
Female30.3%69.7%
Male26.7%73.3%

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gunnison County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5772.2858.6
Married2,8872.8583
Non Family2,8441.4842.7
Female5353.1930.3
Male3112.6826.7

2.79

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gunnison County, Colorado Households

Gunnison County, Colorado Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2252.23%
9th to 12th Grade2442.42%
High School Graduate1,82918.14%
Some College1,79917.84%
Associates Degree6846.78%
Bachelors Degree3,88338.50%
Graduate Degree1,42114.09%

Gunnison County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0628,8875,028
Hispanic692424130
Multiple Races13312725
Native American1028025
Asian10110177
Other Race554018
Islander191919
Black119

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gunnison County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,880$35,872$28,341
Less Than High School$16,833$$
High School Grad$36,858$45,135$19,750
Some College$29,611$34,375$21,944
Bachelors Degree$31,707$35,032$30,405
Graduate Degree$47,606$61,786$45,341

$31,880

Average Earnings

$35,872

Average Male

$28,341

Average Female

Gunnison County, Colorado Language

Gunnison County, Colorado Language by Age

Gunnison County, Colorado Language

91.71% of Gunnison County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 8.29% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.55% of the population.

Gunnison County, Colorado Poverty

Gunnison County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,3971,92314.35%
Hispanic1,24325520.51%
Multiple2618231.42%
Asian1012423.76%
Islander1919100.00%
Native1021817.65%

15.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.97%

Male Poverty Rate

18.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gunnison County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gunnison County, Colorado is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gunnison County, Colorado is White, with 14.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.73%.

Gunnison County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.08%
Some College10.93%
High School10.02%
Bachelors or Greater3.80%

Gunnison County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.04%
Male Unemployed26.10%
Female Employed17.81%
Male Employed8.16%

Gunnison County, Colorado Income

Gunnison County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,746$61,646
Families$66,791$76,254
Married Families$79,913$
Non Families$25,926$39,503

Gunnison County, Colorado Marital Status

Gunnison County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gunnison County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Gunnison 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.

Gunnison County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Gunnison County, Colorado Veterans

Gunnison County, Colorado Veterans by War

773

Number of Veterans

736

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam334
First Gulf War173
Korea53
World War II28
Second Gulf War19

Gunnison County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74228
35 to 54194
55 to 64169
75+163
18 to 3419

Gunnison County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7255.80%
2 or More2013.61%
Hawaiian19100.00%
Hispanic90.92%
Black98.74%

Gunnison County, Colorado Veterans by Education

12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gunnison County, Colorado Employment Status

Gunnison County, Colorado Employment by Age

73.2%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gunnison County, Colorado Employment by Race

Gunnison County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Gunnison County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gunnison582962614327.41%
Crested Butte148716041177.87%
Mount Crested Butte801833324.00%
Marble13013664.62%
Pitkin666934.55%
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