Huerfano County, Colorado Population 2018

Huerfano County, Colorado's estimated population is 6,662 with a growth rate of 2.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Huerfano County, Colorado is the 44th largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20176,6621412.16%
20166,521-61-0.93%
20166,5821822.84%
20156,400110.17%
20146,389-66-1.02%
20136,455-102-1.56%
20126,557380.58%
20116,519-160-2.40%
20106,67967011.15%
19906,009-431-6.69%
19806,440-150-2.28%
19706,590-1,277-16.23%
19607,867-2,682-25.42%
195010,549-5,539-34.43%
194016,088-974-5.71%
193017,0621831.08%
192016,8793,55926.72%
191013,3204,92558.67%
19008,3951,51321.98%
18906,8822,75866.88%
18804,1241,87483.29%
18702,2500.00%

Huerfano County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,114
Some Other Race187
American Indian and Alaska Native130
Two or More Races57
Black or African American23
Asian10

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

Huerfano 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

Huerfano County, Colorado Median Age

54.5


Total

53.4


Male

55.2


Female

Huerfano County, Colorado Adults

There are 5,497 adults, (1,943 of which are seniors) in Huerfano County, Colorado.

Huerfano County, Colorado Age Dependency

83.6

Age Dependency Ratio

54.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Huerfano County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

3,238

49.65%

Male

3,283

50.35%

Huerfano County, Colorado Households and Families

Huerfano County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Huerfano County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.7%6.3%
All74.1%25.9%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Male57.3%42.7%
Female30.8%69.2%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Huerfano County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1322.0274.1
Non Family1,4101.1667.3
Married1,2802.6293.7
Female2993.1230.8
Male1432.8657.3

2.68

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Huerfano County, Colorado Households

Huerfano County, Colorado Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1953.79%
9th to 12th Grade2514.88%
High School Graduate1,41227.43%
Some College1,44928.15%
Associates Degree5039.77%
Bachelors Degree80715.68%
Graduate Degree53110.31%

Huerfano County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5103,3191,212
Hispanic1,5801,32589
Other Race171155
Native American11010027
Multiple Races5741
Asian101010

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%.

Huerfano County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,968$27,716$24,363
Less Than High School$13,365$13,173$
High School Grad$21,250$21,964$19,750
Some College$24,777$35,091$18,718
Bachelors Degree$30,882$25,882$32,016
Graduate Degree$47,917$49,167$

$25,968

Average Earnings

$27,716

Average Male

$24,363

Average Female

Huerfano County, Colorado Language

Huerfano County, Colorado Language by Age

Huerfano County, Colorado Language

89.14% of Huerfano County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 10.86% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.71% of the population.

Huerfano County, Colorado Poverty

Huerfano County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,11656613.75%
Hispanic2,20351023.15%
Other18611461.29%
Native1304333.08%
Multiple5147.84%

17.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.99%

Male Poverty Rate

16.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Huerfano County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Huerfano County, Colorado is Other, with 61.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Huerfano County, Colorado is Multiple, with 7.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.57%.

Huerfano County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.59%
High School21.53%
Some College11.27%
Bachelors or Greater10.25%

Huerfano County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed66.14%
Female Unemployed23.42%
Female Employed13.18%
Male Employed8.10%

Huerfano County, Colorado Income

Huerfano County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,257$51,580
Families$49,259$64,276
Married Families$64,831$
Non Families$22,500$35,622

Huerfano County, Colorado Marital Status

Huerfano County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Huerfano County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Huerfano 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 55To64.

Huerfano County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans

Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by War

806

Number of Veterans

779

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam373
First Gulf War99
Second Gulf War93
Korea63
World War II32

Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74236
75+214
55 to 64211
35 to 5499
18 to 3446

Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White73614.34%
Hispanic24013.97%
Indian4641.82%
Other2412.83%

Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by Education

11.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Huerfano County, Colorado Employment Status

Huerfano County, Colorado Employment by Age

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

Huerfano County, Colorado Employment by Race

Huerfano County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Huerfano County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Walsenburg30632966-97-3.17%
La Veta800777-23-2.88%
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