Rio Blanco County, Colorado Population 2018

Rio Blanco County, Colorado's estimated population is 6,420 with a growth rate of -0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rio Blanco County, Colorado is the 46th largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20176,5571372.13%
20176,420-63-0.97%
20166,483-32-0.49%
20156,515-121-1.82%
20146,636-96-1.43%
20136,732-60-0.88%
20126,792210.31%
20116,7711031.54%
20106,66869611.65%
19905,972-283-4.52%
19806,2551,41329.18%
19704,842-308-5.98%
19605,1504319.13%
19504,7191,77660.35%
19402,943-37-1.24%
19302,980-155-4.94%
19203,13580334.43%
19102,33264237.99%
19001,69049040.83%
18901,2000.00%

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,365
Two or More Races132
Black or African American20
Some Other Race17
American Indian and Alaska Native9
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8
Asian6

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

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400 Male Population100200300400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Median Age

35.9


Total

35.9


Male

35.9


Female

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Adults

There are 4,967 adults, (900 of whom are seniors) in Rio Blanco County, Colorado.

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

3,232

49.29%

Male

3,325

50.71%

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Households and Families

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All69%31%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Female44.3%55.7%
Male41.5%58.5%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4172.5769
Married1,4193.1480.6
Non Family7931.1554.7
Female1404.244.3
Male654.0941.5

3.2

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Households

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Education

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade932.18%
9th to 12th Grade2405.63%
High School Graduate1,39032.63%
Some College1,15327.07%
Associates Degree49211.55%
Bachelors Degree57613.52%
Graduate Degree3167.42%

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9013,690824
Hispanic31519359
Multiple Races343412
Other Race1716
Native American99
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 35.29%.

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,339$51,939$24,977
Less Than High School$22,432$26,354$21,993
High School Grad$41,875$56,450$13,404
Some College$37,639$52,774$25,880
Bachelors Degree$37,431$40,441$30,078
Graduate Degree$47,098$64,688$37,226

$40,339

Average Earnings

$51,939

Average Male

$24,977

Average Female

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Language

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Language by Age

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Language

92.26% of Rio Blanco County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 7.74% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.81% of the population.

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Poverty

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,5335029.07%
Hispanic60621635.64%
Multiple1171512.82%

11.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.27%

Male Poverty Rate

14.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rio Blanco County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rio Blanco County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 35.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rio Blanco County, Colorado is White, with 9.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.50%.

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.70%
High School9.32%
Some College7.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.60%

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.40%
Male Unemployed11.11%
Female Employed7.39%
Male Employed5.98%

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Income

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,991$72,155
Families$78,523$85,508
Married Families$84,049$
Non Families$28,859$41,413

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Marital Status

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Marital Status by Race


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

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Veterans

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Veterans by War

478

Number of Veterans

455

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam161
Second Gulf War98
First Gulf War94
Korea23
World War II9

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54134
55 to 6498
65 to 7493
75+80
18 to 3473

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4609.50%
Hispanic449.67%
2 or More1828.13%

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Veterans by Education

6.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Employment Status

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Employment by Age

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Employment by Race

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Rio Blanco County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rangely23652364-1-0.04%
Meeker24752352-123-4.97%
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