Aspen, Colorado Population 2020

7,287

Aspen is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 7,287, it is the 63rd largest city in Colorado and the 3858th largest city in the United States. Aspen is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually but its population has increased by 9.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,658 in 2010. Aspen reached it's highest population of 7,405 in 2016. Spanning over 4 miles, Aspen has a population density of 1,879 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aspen is $143,957 with a poverty rate of 7.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,336 per month, and the median house value is $641,600. The median age in Aspen is 41.7 years, 38.5 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.3 males.

Aspen Demographics

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

  • White: 88.61%
  • Other race: 3.87%
  • Asian: 3.62%
  • Black or African American: 2.83%
  • Two or more races: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Aspen, Colorado is 7,287, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,365.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,658.

Aspen, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,41088.61%
Some Other Race2803.87%
Asian2623.62%
Black or African American2052.83%
Two or More Races550.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.30%

Aspen Population Pyramid 2020

Aspen Median Age

41.7


Total

38.5


Male

43.2


Female

Aspen Adults

There are 6,250 adults, (1,303 of whom are seniors) in Aspen.

Aspen Age Dependency

46.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Aspen Sex Ratio

Female

3,473

48.01%

Male

3,761

51.99%

Aspen Households and Families

Aspen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Aspen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All59.3%40.7%
Female51.8%48.2%
Male49.5%50.5%
Non Family47.9%52.1%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0792.3259.3
Non Family1,7581.7547.9
Married9842.9582.6
Female2283.1151.8
Male1094.0649.5

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Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Aspen Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade791.40%
9th to 12th Grade1182.10%
High School Graduate58710.44%
Some College90716.13%
Associates Degree3516.24%
Bachelors Degree2,52844.95%
Graduate Degree1,05418.74%

Aspen Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,0605,0133,388
Hispanic465333162
Other Race19315572
Black4527
Asian393925
Multiple Races383811
Native American2222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 66.96%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,274$52,958$42,041
Less Than High School$50,250$$36,546
High School Grad$41,005$$41,094
Some College$41,715$39,877$41,875
Bachelors Degree$50,726$53,377$41,866
Graduate Degree$65,000$$61,250

$46,274

Average Earnings

$52,958

Average Male

$42,041

Average Female

Aspen Language

Aspen Language by Age

Aspen Language

86.13% of Aspen residents speak only English, while 13.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.03% of the population.

Aspen Poverty

Aspen Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0512103.47%
Asian26216362.21%
Black19912964.82%
Hispanic637314.87%
Multiple551730.91%

7.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.02%

Male Poverty Rate

8.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aspen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aspen is Black, with 64.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aspen is White, with 3.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.64%.

Name Poverty
Some College6.47%
Less Than High School5.21%
Bachelors or Greater3.55%
High School2.41%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed13.18%
Female Employed9.71%
Male Employed0.24%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Aspen Income

Aspen Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$72,973$143,957
Families$105,060$215,837
Married Families$123,468-
Non Families$54,500$86,696

Aspen Marital Status

Aspen Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Aspen Married by Age and Sex

Aspen Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Aspen Marital Status by Race

Aspen Veterans

289

Number of Veterans

289

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam106
Second Gulf War102
Korea18
First Gulf War7
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White1693.04%
Hispanic9017.41%
Other8139.13%
Black3920.86%

$Aspen Veterans by Education

19.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aspen Employment Status

78.5%

Labor Force Participation

75.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Aspen Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

20.56%

Born in Colorado

85.44%

Native Born

14.56%

Foreign Born

9.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.44% of Aspen residents were born in the United States, with 20.56% having been born in Colorado. 9.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,287-39-0.53%
20197,326-39-0.53%
20187,365-1-0.01%
20177,366-39-0.53%
20167,4052273.16%
20157,1783074.47%
20146,8711291.91%
20136,742620.93%
20126,680420.63%
20116,638-10-0.15%
20106,6487341.18%
20005,9148651.59%
19905,0491,3713.22%
19803,6783750.13%
19003,303-1,805-4.27%
18905,1080.00%