Montezuma County, Colorado Population 2018

Montezuma County, Colorado's estimated population is 26,140 with a growth rate of 0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montezuma County, Colorado is the 21st largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201726,1401340.52%
201626,006310.12%
201625,9752781.08%
201525,6971950.76%
201425,502-33-0.13%
201325,535700.27%
201225,46520.01%
201125,463-112-0.44%
201025,5756,90336.97%
199018,6722,16213.10%
198016,5103,55827.47%
197012,952-1,072-7.64%
196014,0244,03340.37%
19509,991-472-4.51%
194010,4632,66534.18%
19307,7981,53824.57%
19206,2601,23124.48%
19105,0291,97164.45%
19003,0581,529100.00%
18901,5290.00%

Montezuma County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,582
American Indian and Alaska Native3,007
Two or More Races824
Some Other Race424
Black or African American104
Asian53
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

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

Montezuma 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

Montezuma County, Colorado Median Age

43.4


Total

42.2


Male

45.2


Female

Montezuma County, Colorado Adults

There are 20,181 adults, (4,915 of which are seniors) in Montezuma County, Colorado.

Montezuma County, Colorado Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Montezuma County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

13,163

50.62%

Male

12,843

49.38%

Montezuma County, Colorado Households and Families

Montezuma County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Montezuma County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All70.3%29.7%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Female49.9%50.1%
Male28.8%71.2%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montezuma County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,3052.570.3
Married5,0773.0582
Non Family3,8991.2764.7
Female8544.1549.9
Male4753.7828.8

3.17

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Montezuma County, Colorado Households

Montezuma County, Colorado Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6023.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,1876.52%
High School Graduate5,37429.52%
Some College4,76126.15%
Associates Degree1,3637.49%
Bachelors Degree2,88315.84%
Graduate Degree2,03611.18%

Montezuma County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,38213,4794,545
Hispanic1,6361,141136
Native American1,6141,27255
Multiple Races481471159
Other Race30624425
Asian53268
Black39277
Islander44

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 33.06%.

Montezuma County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,190$34,045$25,695
Less Than High School$20,379$21,685$17,281
High School Grad$26,242$28,750$25,066
Some College$27,875$35,680$24,205
Bachelors Degree$35,823$45,862$31,151
Graduate Degree$41,440$57,899$32,500

$29,190

Average Earnings

$34,045

Average Male

$25,695

Average Female

Montezuma County, Colorado Language

Montezuma County, Colorado Language by Age

Montezuma County, Colorado Language

87.27% of Montezuma County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 12.73% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.71% of the population.

Montezuma County, Colorado Poverty

Montezuma County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,8402,67214.18%
Native2,9961,07335.81%
Hispanic3,1061,01032.52%
Other42212830.33%
Multiple824657.89%
Black703347.14%
Asian46817.39%

18.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.28%

Male Poverty Rate

19.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montezuma County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montezuma County, Colorado is Black, with 47.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montezuma County, Colorado is Multiple, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.74%.

Montezuma County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.22%
High School19.47%
Some College12.18%
Bachelors or Greater6.69%

Montezuma County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.65%
Female Unemployed36.39%
Male Employed11.82%
Female Employed10.16%

Montezuma County, Colorado Income

Montezuma County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,622$53,541
Families$53,742$63,022
Married Families$63,151$
Non Families$27,835$36,766

Montezuma County, Colorado Marital Status

Montezuma County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Montezuma County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Montezuma 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 35To44.

Montezuma County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by War

1,958

Number of Veterans

1,807

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam833
Korea254
First Gulf War233
Second Gulf War167
World War II143

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74562
75+551
55 to 64506
35 to 54266
18 to 3473

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,85810.84%
Hispanic1346.61%
2 or More447.67%
Other318.22%
Indian211.06%
Black410.26%

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by Education

7.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montezuma County, Colorado Employment Status

Montezuma County, Colorado Employment by Age

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Montezuma County, Colorado Employment by Race

Montezuma County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Montezuma County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cortez849290075156.06%
Mancos133814601229.12%
Dolores939997586.18%
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