Air Force Academy, Colorado Population 2024

6,665

Air Force Academy is a city located in El Paso County Colorado. Air Force Academy has a 2024 population of 6,665. Air Force Academy is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 4.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,368 in 2020.

The average household income in Air Force Academy is $86,816 with a poverty rate of 15.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Air Force Academy is 20.9 years, 20.9 years for males, and 20.7 years for females.

Air Force Academy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Air Force Academy was:

  • White: 79.07%
  • Black or African American: 7.85%
  • Two or more races: 7.01%
  • Asian: 3.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.83%
  • Other race: 0.39%
Land Area (mi²)
10.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
667.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.66% (297)
The current population of Air Force Academy, Colorado is 6,665 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,368.

Air Force Academy, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,27079.07%
Black or African American5237.85%
Two or more races4677.01%
Asian2663.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander580.87%
Native American550.83%
Other race260.39%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Other race

Air Force Academy Population by Race

Air Force Academy Population Pyramid 2024

Air Force Academy Median Age

20.9

Total

20.9

Male

20.7

Female

Air Force Academy Adults

There are 5,611 adults, (29 of whom are seniors) in Air Force Academy.

Air Force Academy Age Dependency

19.4

Age Dependency Ratio

0.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Air Force Academy Sex Ratio

Female2,28034.21%
Male4,38565.79%

Air Force Academy Population by Age

Air Force Academy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6603.450100
Married4883.590100
Female764.530100
Non Family611.10100
Male353.230100
showing: 5 rows

3.64

Average Family Size

3.45

Average Household Size

0.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Air Force Academy Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Air Force Academy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Air Force Academy Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.54%.

Air Force Academy Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,977

Average Earnings

$53,864

Average Male

$55,208

Average Female

Air Force Academy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Air Force Academy Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Air Force Academy Language

94% of Air Force Academy residents speak only English, while 6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.87% of the population.

Air Force Academy Language

Air Force Academy Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,60534221.31%
Black651523.08%
Multiple33672.08%
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15.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.18%

Male Poverty Rate

18.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Air Force Academy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Air Force Academy is Black, with 23.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Air Force Academy is Multiple, with 2.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.38%.

Air Force Academy Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater9.63%
High School8.9%
Some College6.61%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Air Force Academy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed53.85%
Male Employed2.81%
Female Employed1.93%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Air Force Academy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Air Force Academy Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Air Force Academy Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

17.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

13.2%

Male Marriage Rate

27.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Air Force Academy Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Air Force Academy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Air Force Academy Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Air Force Academy Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

355

Number of Veterans

243

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

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Air Force Academy Veterans by War

count

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Air Force Academy Veterans by Age

count

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Air Force Academy Veterans by Race

Air Force Academy Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Air Force Academy Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

92%

Labor Force Participation

8.5%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Air Force Academy Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Air Force Academy Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Air Force Academy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

7.4%

Born in Air Force Academy

96.22%

Native Born

3.78%

Foreign Born

2.73%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.22% of Air Force Academy residents were born in the United States, with 7.4% having been born in Colorado. 2.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Air Force Academy Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,665
20236,665
20226,6654958.02%
20216,170-198-3.11%
20206,368-144-2.21%
20196,512-121-1.82%
20186,6335358.77%
20176,0981412.37%
20165,957931.59%
20155,864-182-3.01%
20146,046-316-4.97%
20136,362-454-6.66%
20126,816-424-5.86%
20117,2405608.38%
20106,680
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Air Force Academy Population by Year