Basalt, Colorado Population 2022

4,172
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Basalt is a city located in Eagle County Colorado. Basalt has a 2020 population of 4,172. Basalt is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually and its population has increased by 8.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,834 in 2010.

The average household income in Basalt is $113,775 with a poverty rate of 7.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,155 per month, and the median house value is $648,200. The median age in Basalt is 47.8 years, 49.7 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Basalt Demographics

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

  • White: 97.79%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Asian: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Basalt, Colorado is 4,172 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,172.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,834.

Basalt, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,76297.79%
Two or More Races250.65%
Asian230.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.55%
Black or African American160.42%
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Basalt Population by Race

Basalt Population Pyramid $2022

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Basalt Median Age

47.8


Total

49.7


Male

44.6


Female

Basalt Adults

There are 3,163 adults, (787 of whom are seniors) in Basalt.

Basalt Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Basalt Sex Ratio

Female

2,045

53.16%

Male

1,802

46.84%

Basalt Population by Age

Basalt Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Basalt Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female28.3%71.7%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
All66.9%33.1%
Married84.6%15.4%
Male100%0%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Basalt Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8902.0466.9
Non Family9101.2350.7
Married9052.884.6
Female532.7428.3
Male222.14100

2.78

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

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Basalt Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade140.47%
9th to 12th Grade812.71%
High School Graduate40413.49%
Some College68722.95%
Associates Degree491.64%
Bachelors Degree1,26342.18%
Graduate Degree49616.57%
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Basalt Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Basalt Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,8142,8021,725
Hispanic1516814
Native American21
Black161616
2+ Races13134

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%.

Basalt Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,599$68,208$52,581
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$53,465$86,743$31,280
Some College$37,109$52,109$30,083
Bachelors Degree$61,743$61,219$62,326
Graduate Degree$75,959$76,250$75,732

$54,599

Average Earnings

$68,208

Average Male

$52,581

Average Female

Basalt Earnings by Educational Attainment

Basalt Language by Age

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Basalt Language

88.47% of Basalt residents speak only English, while 11.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.84% of the population.

Basalt Language

Basalt Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,4681825.25%
Hispanic31511536.51%
Native2121100.00%
OtherNaN%

7.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.72%

Male Poverty Rate

11.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Basalt

The race most likely to be in poverty in Basalt is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Basalt is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.72%.

Basalt Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.79%
Some College9.78%
Bachelors or Greater5.34%
High School3.96%

Basalt Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed8.23%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Basalt Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Basalt Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,038$113,775
Families$109,432$126,473
Married Families$123,125-
Non Families$53,873$100,101
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Income by Household Type

Basalt Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Basalt Married by Age and Sex

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Basalt 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 35-44.

Basalt Marital Status by Race

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Basalt Marital Status

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25

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
Vietnam7
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Basalt Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+9
18 to 349
55 to 647
65 to 74
35 to 54

Basalt Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White160.52%
2+ Races969.23%

Basalt Veterans by Race

Basalt Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Basalt Veterans by Education

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76.4%

Labor Force Participation

75.7%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Basalt Employment by Age

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Basalt Employment by Race

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Basalt 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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29.89%

Born in Basalt

94.96%

Native Born

5.04%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

2.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.96% of Basalt residents were born in the United States, with 29.89% having been born in Colorado. 2.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Basalt Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20224,17250.12%
20214,16750.12%
20204,16250.12%
20194,15750.12%
20184,152-11-0.26%
20174,1632456.25%
20163,918310.80%
20153,8870.00%
20143,887200.52%
20133,867240.62%
20123,843180.47%
20113,825-9-0.23%
20103,8341,1533.64%
20002,6810.00%

Basalt Population by Year