Aspen, Colorado Population 2022

7,170
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Aspen is a city located in Pitkin County Colorado. Aspen has a 2020 population of 7,170. It is also the county seat of Pitkin County. Aspen is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually but its population has increased by 6.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,750 in 2010.

The average household income in Aspen is $138,332 with a poverty rate of 4.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,671 per month, and the median house value is $558,000. The median age in Aspen is 41.8 years, 45.2 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Aspen Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aspenwas:

  • White: 88.87%
  • Asian: 4.95%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Other race: 1.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.96%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Aspen, Colorado is 7,170 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,170.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,750.

Aspen, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,86288.87%
Black or African American740.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.19%
Asian3824.95%
Some Other Race1231.59%
Two or More Races2653.43%
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Aspen Population by Race

Aspen Population Pyramid 2022

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Aspen Median Age

40.1


Total

40.4


Male

39.7


Female

Aspen Adults

There are 6,627 adults, (1,170 of whom are seniors) in Aspen.

Aspen Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20

Child Dependency Ratio

Aspen Sex Ratio

Female

3,696

47.87%

Male

4,025

52.13%

Aspen Population by Age

Aspen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aspen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
Male67.1%32.9%
All56.5%43.5%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Female43.5%56.5%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aspen Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3722.2656.5
Married1,1823.0672
Male852.5267.1
Female2393.3543.5
Non Family1,8661.647.9

2.92

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Aspen Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade881.48%
9th to 12th Grade821.38%
High School Graduate65911.11%
Some College92715.64%
Associates Degree2654.47%
Bachelors Degree2,63144.38%
Graduate Degree1,27721.54%
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Aspen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aspen Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races195195139
White5,2655,1333,577
Hispanic498460279
Other Race906141
Asian60607
Black6161
Native American1515

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 2+ races people with a rate of 71.28%.

Aspen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,462$49,878$50,768
Less Than 9th Grade$30,729$$30,000
High School Graduate$46,192$$46,538
Some College$48,203$48,502$43,650
Bachelors Degree$50,018$51,629$47,667
Graduate Degree$96,000$$75,278

$50,462

Average Earnings

$49,878

Average Male

$50,768

Average Female

Aspen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aspen Language by Age

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Aspen Language

87.17% of Aspen residents speak only English, while 12.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.20% of the population.

Aspen Language

Aspen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,5762904.41%
Asian38241.05%
OtherNaN%
Multiple2654115.47%
Hispanic584132.23%

4.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.88%

Male Poverty Rate

5.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aspen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aspen is White, with 4.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aspen is Hispanic, with 2.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.12%.

Aspen Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School6.48%
Some College2.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.74%

Aspen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.14%
Male Unemployed16.95%
Female Employed3.47%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Aspen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aspen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$77,669$164,004
Families$111,833$243,286
Married Families$125,741-
Non Families$52,440$92,172
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Income by Household Type

Aspen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Aspen Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Aspen Marital Status

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476

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War125
First Gulf War24
Vietnam109
Korea132
World War II

Aspen Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3441
35 to 5489
55 to 6420
65 to 7415
75+311

Aspen Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3686.14%
Black6182.43%
Other Race4748.96%
Hispanic5610.57%

Aspen Veterans by Race

Aspen Veterans by Education

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2.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aspen Veterans by Education

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78.9%

Labor Force Participation

77.8%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Aspen Employment by Age

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Aspen Employment by Race

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Aspen Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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24.45%

Born in Aspen

88.30%

Native Born

11.70%

Foreign Born

6.66%

Non Citizen

5.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.30% of Aspen residents were born in the United States, with 24.45% having been born in Colorado. 6.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Aspen Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18905,1080.00%
19003,303-1,805-4.27%
19803,6783750.13%
19905,0491,3713.22%
20005,9148651.59%
20106,7508361.33%
20116,739-11-0.16%
20126,781420.62%
20136,843620.91%
20146,9701271.86%
20157,2793094.43%
20167,5112323.19%
20177,476-35-0.47%
20187,47820.03%
20197,401-77-1.03%
20207,324-77-1.04%
20217,247-77-1.05%
20227,170-77-1.06%

Aspen Population by Year