Montezuma County, Colorado Population 2018

Montezuma County, Colorado's estimated population is 26,140 with a growth rate of 0.64% 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
201725,770-370-1.42%
201726,1401650.64%
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
White21,390
American Indian and Alaska Native3,066
Two or More Races735
Some Other Race422
Black or African American99
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander31
Asian27

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

Montezuma County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Montezuma County, Colorado Median Age

44.1


Total

42.9


Male

45.2


Female

Montezuma County, Colorado Adults

There are 19,972 adults, (5,171 of whom are seniors) in Montezuma County, Colorado.

Montezuma County, Colorado Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Montezuma County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

13,106

50.86%

Male

12,664

49.14%

Montezuma County, Colorado Households and Families

Montezuma County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Montezuma County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All70.2%29.8%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Female46.2%53.8%
Male37.4%62.6%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montezuma County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5202.4370.2
Married5,2822.9981.8
Non Family3,7521.364.6
Female9463.2846.2
Male5403.2737.4

2.99

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

4.7%

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 Grade5763.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,2336.81%
High School Graduate5,31529.36%
Some College4,67125.80%
Associates Degree1,2356.82%
Bachelors Degree3,14917.40%
Graduate Degree1,92310.62%

Montezuma County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,35413,4104,558
Hispanic1,6531,141202
Native American1,5921,274130
Multiple Races439423165
Other Race30419035
Black444010
Asian27125
Islander1616

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 37.59%.

Montezuma County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,368$36,153$26,106
Less Than High School$20,438$22,961$16,745
High School Grad$27,598$33,073$24,674
Some College$28,583$36,079$23,987
Bachelors Degree$35,871$45,915$31,458
Graduate Degree$41,875$51,346$35,729

$30,368

Average Earnings

$36,153

Average Male

$26,106

Average Female

Montezuma County, Colorado Language

Montezuma County, Colorado Language by Age

Montezuma County, Colorado Language

88.39% of Montezuma County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 11.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.35% of the population.

Montezuma County, Colorado Poverty

Montezuma County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,6262,25212.09%
Hispanic3,1081,07734.65%
Native3,06087328.53%
Other42011026.19%
Multiple7358511.56%
Black692028.99%
Asian20525.00%

16.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.20%

Male Poverty Rate

17.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montezuma County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montezuma County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 34.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montezuma County, Colorado is Multiple, with 11.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.53%.

Montezuma County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.28%
High School14.59%
Some College11.81%
Bachelors or Greater6.80%

Montezuma County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.06%
Female Unemployed28.66%
Female Employed10.56%
Male Employed9.10%

Montezuma County, Colorado Income

Montezuma County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,645$57,908
Families$55,716$66,785
Married Families$66,028$
Non Families$31,748$40,886

Montezuma County, Colorado Marital Status

Montezuma County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

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 55To64.

Montezuma County, Colorado Marital Status by Race


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

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by War

2,048

Number of Veterans

1,906

Male Veterans

142

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam813
Korea330
First Gulf War304
Second Gulf War237
World War II72

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+597
65 to 74584
55 to 64518
35 to 54276
18 to 3473

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,93511.34%
Hispanic1708.34%
Other4512.53%
2 or More427.97%
Indian150.78%
Black1120.00%

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by Education

8.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montezuma County, Colorado Employment Status

Montezuma County, Colorado Employment by Age

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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