Battlement Mesa, Colorado Population 2021

5,116
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Battlement Mesa is a city located in Garfield County Colorado. Battlement Mesa has a 2020 population of 5,116. Battlement Mesa is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 14.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,471 in 2010. Battlement Mesa reached it's highest population of 5,116 in 2019.

The average household income in Battlement Mesa is $84,583 with a poverty rate of 3.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $759 per month, and the median house value is $183,800. The median age in Battlement Mesa is 36.2 years, 32.3 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Battlement Mesa Demographics

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

  • White: 82.92%
  • Other race: 12.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Native American: 1.49%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Black or African American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Battlement Mesa, Colorado is 5,116 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,735.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,471.

Battlement Mesa, Colorado Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,24282.92%
Some Other Race62512.22%
Two or More Races1302.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native761.49%
Asian420.82%
Black or African American10.02%
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Battlement Mesa Population by Race

Battlement Mesa Population Pyramid $2021

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Battlement Mesa Median Age

36.2


Total

32.3


Male

40.9


Female

Battlement Mesa Adults

There are 3,670 adults, (742 of whom are seniors) in Battlement Mesa.

Battlement Mesa Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Battlement Mesa Sex Ratio

Female

2,251

44.00%

Male

2,865

56.00%

Battlement Mesa Population by Age

Battlement Mesa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Battlement Mesa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.1%26.9%
All64.2%35.8%
Male57.1%42.9%
Female52.3%47.7%
Non Family46.4%53.6%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Battlement Mesa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9182.6664.2
Married1,2443.1673.1
Non Family5601.346.4
Male704.8157.1
Female442.1152.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Battlement Mesa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1665.07%
9th to 12th Grade1795.47%
High School Graduate1,28139.14%
Some College48814.91%
Associates Degree3269.96%
Bachelors Degree53516.35%
Graduate Degree2989.10%
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Battlement Mesa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Battlement Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,5902,391685
Hispanic56441882
Other Race17517521
Asian424229
Native American3717
2+ Races373737
Black11

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 100.00%.

Battlement Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,100$53,294$30,553
Less Than 9th Grade$53,690$$
High School Graduate$41,550$51,884$26,167
Some College$31,610$38,150$22,379
Bachelors Degree$53,722$69,700$35,809
Graduate Degree$49,130$$45,882

$42,100

Average Earnings

$53,294

Average Male

$30,553

Average Female

Battlement Mesa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Battlement Mesa Language by Age

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Battlement Mesa Language

81.57% of Battlement Mesa residents speak only English, while 18.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.87% of the population.

Battlement Mesa Language

Battlement Mesa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,3831594.70%
Black11100.00%

3.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.56%

Male Poverty Rate

5.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Battlement Mesa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Battlement Mesa is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Battlement Mesa is White, with 4.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.77%.

Battlement Mesa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College7.74%
High School4.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Battlement Mesa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed7.07%
Male Employed1.38%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Battlement Mesa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Battlement Mesa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,188$84,583
Families$78,676$97,452
Married Families$80,135-
Non Families$48,735$51,023
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Income by Household Type

Battlement Mesa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Battlement Mesa Married by Age and Sex

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Battlement Mesa 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.

Battlement Mesa Marital Status by Race

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Battlement Mesa Marital Status

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297

Number of Veterans

297

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam100
First Gulf War90
Second Gulf War74
Korea23
World War II

Battlement Mesa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5490
65 to 7465
18 to 3457
75+49
55 to 6436

Battlement Mesa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2969.15%
Hispanic203.16%
Black1100.00%

Battlement Mesa Veterans by Race

Battlement Mesa Veterans by Education

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0.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Battlement Mesa Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Battlement Mesa Employment by Age

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Battlement Mesa Employment by Race

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Battlement Mesa 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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44.35%

Born in Battlement Mesa

92.94%

Native Born

7.06%

Foreign Born

6.25%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.94% of Battlement Mesa residents were born in the United States, with 44.35% having been born in Colorado. 6.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Battlement Mesa Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,1160.00%
20205,1160.00%
20195,1163818.05%
20184,735-337-6.64%
20175,0722374.90%
20164,8351463.11%
20154,6891493.28%
20144,540-462-9.24%
20135,0021563.22%
20124,846-87-1.76%
20114,93346210.33%
20104,4710.00%

Battlement Mesa Population by Year