Rio Blanco County, Colorado Population 2018

Rio Blanco County, Colorado's estimated population is 6,420 with a growth rate of -3.57% 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
20176,420-238-3.57%
20166,6581752.70%
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
White6,429
Two or More Races125
Some Other Race41
American Indian and Alaska Native30
Black or African American18
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9
Asian6

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

Rio Blanco 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

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Median Age

35.7


Total

35.5


Male

35.7


Female

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Adults

There are 5,033 adults, (905 of which are seniors) in Rio Blanco County, Colorado.

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

3,255

48.89%

Male

3,403

51.11%

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Households and Families

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

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
All67.3%32.7%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female50%50%
Male46.3%53.7%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4502.5967.3
Married1,4213.1677.6
Non Family8311.1554.2
Female1444.7850
Male543.5746.3

3.25

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

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 Grade851.99%
9th to 12th Grade2636.17%
High School Graduate1,43133.58%
Some College1,11026.05%
Associates Degree44110.35%
Bachelors Degree62314.62%
Graduate Degree3087.23%

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9173,678864
Hispanic28117249
Other Race3231
Native American30309
Multiple Races232313
Islander99

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 56.52%.

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,756$51,469$23,287
Less Than High School$21,603$$20,956
High School Grad$37,826$54,405$12,979
Some College$39,087$51,929$23,074
Bachelors Degree$37,543$39,828$31,490
Graduate Degree$44,091$67,656$36,723

$37,756

Average Earnings

$51,469

Average Male

$23,287

Average Female

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Language

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Language by Age

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Language

92.42% of Rio Blanco County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 7.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.52% of the population.

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Poverty

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,61858710.45%
Hispanic62019831.94%
Multiple10932.75%

12.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.66%

Male Poverty Rate

13.26%

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 31.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rio Blanco County, Colorado is Multiple, with 2.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.10%.

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.97%
High School9.11%
Some College8.55%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.15%
Female Unemployed12.87%
Male Employed7.88%
Female Employed6.74%

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Income

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,771$68,327
Families$74,148$81,735
Married Families$79,176$
Non Families$32,354$39,388

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Marital Status

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

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

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Veterans

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Veterans by War

474

Number of Veterans

459

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam183
First Gulf War75
Second Gulf War58
Korea31
World War II11

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64135
35 to 54113
65 to 74108
75+91
18 to 3427

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4619.48%
Hispanic357.49%
2 or More912.50%
Indian413.33%

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Veterans by Education

11.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Employment Status

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Employment by Age

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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