Rio Grande County, Colorado Population 2018

Rio Grande County, Colorado's estimated population is 11,301 with a growth rate of -0.33% 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
201711,4301291.14%
201711,301-37-0.33%
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
White10,474
Some Other Race403
American Indian and Alaska Native273
Two or More Races163
Black or African American68
Asian26
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander23

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

Rio Grande County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500 Male Population100200300400500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Rio Grande County, Colorado Median Age

40.7


Total

40.1


Male

41.9


Female

Rio Grande County, Colorado Adults

There are 8,719 adults, (2,094 of whom are seniors) in Rio Grande County, Colorado.

Rio Grande County, Colorado Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Rio Grande County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

5,701

49.88%

Male

5,729

50.12%

Rio Grande County, Colorado Households and Families

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

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

Rio Grande County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
Male72.4%27.6%
All66.2%33.8%
Non Family51.2%48.8%
Female39.5%60.5%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rio Grande County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7502.3666.2
Married2,4303.181.9
Non Family1,7191.0951.2
Female4963.0239.5
Male1052.8872.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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 Grade5777.39%
9th to 12th Grade7289.33%
High School Graduate2,20328.23%
Some College2,00925.74%
Associates Degree4415.65%
Bachelors Degree1,17515.06%
Graduate Degree6718.60%

Rio Grande County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4774,1461,394
Hispanic3,0992,164390
Other Race32024960
Native American19514723
Black656538
Multiple Races35352
Asian242424
Islander232315

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 100.00%.

Rio Grande County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,352$31,075$21,288
Less Than High School$20,799$30,221$2,500
High School Grad$22,743$25,885$16,932
Some College$29,853$36,719$22,182
Bachelors Degree$36,302$45,357$35,489
Graduate Degree$40,417$39,375$40,500

$27,352

Average Earnings

$31,075

Average Male

$21,288

Average Female

Rio Grande County, Colorado Language

Rio Grande County, Colorado Language by Age

Rio Grande County, Colorado Language

72.81% of Rio Grande County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 27.19% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.58% of the population.

Rio Grande County, Colorado Poverty

Rio Grande County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,9221,09822.31%
White5,83984514.47%
Multiple1636338.65%
Other3685113.86%
Black684058.82%
Native2693613.38%
Asian262284.62%
Islander23626.09%

18.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.22%

Male Poverty Rate

19.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rio Grande County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rio Grande County, Colorado is Asian, with 84.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rio Grande County, Colorado is Native, with 13.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.87%.

Rio Grande County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.76%
High School15.31%
Some College10.47%
Bachelors or Greater10.07%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed25.21%
Female Employed11.40%
Male Employed7.28%

Rio Grande County, Colorado Income

Rio Grande County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,534$53,384
Families$52,550$64,668
Married Families$58,650$
Non Families$23,094$29,062

Rio Grande County, Colorado Marital Status

Rio Grande County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

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 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Rio Grande County, Colorado Marital Status by Race


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

Rio Grande County, Colorado Veterans

Rio Grande County, Colorado Veterans by War

632

Number of Veterans

594

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam272
First Gulf War121
Korea61
World War II18
Second Gulf War11

Rio Grande County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+220
55 to 64179
65 to 74150
35 to 5474
18 to 349

Rio Grande County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6307.92%
Hispanic1393.87%
Other20.66%

Rio Grande County, Colorado Veterans by Education

16.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rio Grande County, Colorado Employment Status

Rio Grande County, Colorado Employment by Age

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

8.8%

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