Rio Grande County, Colorado Population 2018

Rio Grande County, Colorado's estimated population is 11,301 with a growth rate of -2.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rio Grande County, Colorado is the 37th largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,301-322-2.77%
201611,6232852.51%
201611,3380.00%
201511,338-160-1.39%
201411,498-178-1.52%
201311,676-185-1.56%
201211,861-44-0.37%
201111,905-120-1.00%
201012,0251,25511.65%
199010,7702592.46%
198010,511170.16%
197010,494-666-5.97%
196011,160-1,672-13.03%
195012,8324283.45%
194012,4042,45124.63%
19309,9532,09826.71%
19207,8551,29219.69%
19106,5632,48360.86%
19004,08062918.23%
18903,4511,50777.52%
18801,9440.00%

Rio Grande County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,602
Some Other Race482
American Indian and Alaska Native237
Two or More Races152
Black or African American88
Asian43
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19

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

Rio Grande 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 Grande County, Colorado Median Age

40.8


Total

40.4


Male

41.4


Female

Rio Grande County, Colorado Adults

There are 8,833 adults, (2,127 of which are seniors) in Rio Grande County, Colorado.

Rio Grande County, Colorado Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rio Grande County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

5,890

50.68%

Male

5,733

49.32%

Rio Grande County, Colorado Households and Families

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

Rio Grande County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.8%21.2%
Male70.1%29.9%
All66.7%33.3%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female44.6%55.4%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rio Grande County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5822.4966.7
Married2,4813.1278.8
Non Family1,4881.1253.6
Female4963.2544.6
Male1173.1870.1

3.04

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rio Grande County, Colorado Households

Rio Grande County, Colorado Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6368.15%
9th to 12th Grade6628.48%
High School Graduate2,14027.41%
Some College2,15227.56%
Associates Degree4565.84%
Bachelors Degree1,08113.84%
Graduate Degree6818.72%

Rio Grande County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,6134,2701,309
Hispanic2,9812,051378
Other Race31821035
Native American13711223
Black848444
Multiple Races787823
Asian252520
Islander191911

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 80.00%.

Rio Grande County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,301$31,617$21,207
Less Than High School$19,792$30,307$
High School Grad$23,095$28,409$15,804
Some College$30,515$36,643$22,810
Bachelors Degree$36,859$47,232$35,107
Graduate Degree$33,477$27,045$40,354

$28,301

Average Earnings

$31,617

Average Male

$21,207

Average Female

Rio Grande County, Colorado Language

Rio Grande County, Colorado Language by Age

Rio Grande County, Colorado Language

73.28% of Rio Grande County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 26.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.28% of the population.

Rio Grande County, Colorado Poverty

Rio Grande County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,0231,11322.16%
White5,9961,01116.86%
Other48217135.48%
Multiple1527750.66%
Black684667.65%
Native228156.58%
Asian431534.88%
Islander19631.58%

19.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.97%

Male Poverty Rate

19.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rio Grande County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rio Grande County, Colorado is Black, with 67.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rio Grande County, Colorado is Native, with 6.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.47%.

Rio Grande County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.94%
High School20.12%
Bachelors or Greater12.49%
Some College10.89%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.14%
Male Unemployed40.87%
Female Employed10.97%
Male Employed7.34%

Rio Grande County, Colorado Income

Rio Grande County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,177$55,552
Families$52,188$65,895
Married Families$59,511$
Non Families$21,823$27,902

Rio Grande County, Colorado Marital Status

Rio Grande County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rio Grande County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Rio Grande County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Rio Grande County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Rio Grande County, Colorado Veterans

Rio Grande County, Colorado Veterans by War

790

Number of Veterans

723

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam335
First Gulf War149
Korea78
Second Gulf War25
World War II22

Rio Grande County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+222
55 to 64216
65 to 74205
35 to 54141
18 to 346

Rio Grande County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7389.13%
Hispanic1644.57%
2 or More2523.58%
Indian159.93%
Other123.53%

Rio Grande County, Colorado Veterans by Education

22.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rio Grande County, Colorado Employment Status

Rio Grande County, Colorado Employment by Age

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Rio Grande County, Colorado Employment by Race

Rio Grande County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Rio Grande County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Monte Vista44444266-178-4.01%
Center 22402234-6-0.27%
Del Norte16861598-88-5.22%
South Fork378365-13-3.44%
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