Aspen, Colorado Population 2024

6,319

Aspen is a city located in Pitkin County Colorado. Aspen has a 2024 population of 6,319. It is also the county seat of Pitkin County.Aspen is currently declining at a rate of -3.23% annually and its population has decreased by -9.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,995 in 2020.

The average household income in Aspen is $188,344 with a poverty rate of 6.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Aspen is 41.3 years, 39.2 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Aspen Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aspen was:

  • White: 85.01%
  • Two or more races: 7.49%
  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Other race: 2.79%
  • Native American: 1.06%
  • Black or African American: 0.83%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,629.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.66% (-676)
The current population of Aspen, Colorado is 6,319 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,995.

Aspen, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,91085.01%
Two or more races5217.49%
Asian1952.8%
Other race1942.79%
Native American741.06%
Black or African American580.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Aspen Population by Race

Aspen Population Pyramid 2024

Aspen Median Age

41.3

Total

39.2

Male

44.7

Female

Aspen Adults

There are 6,287 adults, (1,039 of whom are seniors) in Aspen.

Aspen Age Dependency

32.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Aspen Sex Ratio

Female3,32147.77%
Male3,63152.23%

Aspen Population by Age

Aspen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,7461.8255.844.2
Non Family2,1521.3145.354.7
Married1,3802.5774.925.1
Female2022.1135.664.4
Male121.831000
showing: 5 rows

2.47

Average Family Size

1.82

Average Household Size

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Aspen 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

Aspen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aspen 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 black people with a rate of 97.96%.

Aspen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$58,951

Average Earnings

$64,923

Average Male

$57,585

Average Female

Aspen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aspen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Aspen Language

82.43% of Aspen residents speak only English, while 17.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.89% of the population.

Aspen Language

Aspen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,5242043.69%
Multiple51014127.65%
Hispanic80713516.73%
Black544481.48%
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6.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.51%

Male Poverty Rate

6.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aspen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aspen is Black, with 81.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aspen is White, with 3.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.43%.

Aspen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.57%
Some College6.51%
Bachelors or Greater2.96%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Aspen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.21%
Male Employed3.33%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Aspen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aspen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Aspen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Aspen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Aspen Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Aspen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Aspen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

354

Number of Veterans

342

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Aspen Veterans by War

count

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Aspen Veterans by Age

count

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Aspen Veterans by Race

Aspen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aspen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.4%

Labor Force Participation

72.6%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Aspen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Aspen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Aspen 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

21.38%

Born in Aspen

86.13%

Native Born

13.87%

Foreign Born

4.47%

Non Citizen

9.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.13% of Aspen residents were born in the United States, with 21.38% having been born in Colorado. 4.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Aspen Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,264-211-3.85%
20285,475-211-3.71%
20275,686-211-3.58%
20265,897-211-3.45%
20256,108-211-3.34%
20246,319-211-3.23%
20236,530-211-3.13%
20226,741-211-3.04%
20216,952-43-0.61%
20206,995-699-9.09%
20197,694-82-1.05%
20187,776200.26%
20177,756220.28%
20167,7342793.74%
20157,4553514.94%
20147,1041542.22%
20136,950751.09%
20126,875610.9%
20116,814140.21%
20106,80088614.98%
20005,91486517.13%
19905,0491,37137.28%
19803,67837511.35%
19003,303-1,805-35.34%
18905,108
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Aspen Population by Year