Battlement Mesa, Colorado Population 2023

5,729

Battlement Mesa is a city located in Garfield County Colorado. With a 2023 population of 5,729, it is the 107th largest city in Colorado and the 6074th largest city in the United States.Battlement Mesa is currently growing at a rate of 1.72% annually and its population has increased by 5.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,438 in 2020. Spanning over 12 miles, Battlement Mesa has a population density of 495 people per square mile.

The average household income in Battlement Mesa is $84,583 with a poverty rate of 5.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Battlement Mesa is 35.5 years, 26.6 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Battlement Mesa Demographics

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

  • White: 75.83%
  • Other race: 19.53%
  • Two or more races: 2.42%
  • Native American: 1.42%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.02%
The current population of Battlement Mesa, Colorado is 5,729 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,438.

Battlement Mesa, Colorado Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Battlement Mesa Population by Race

Battlement Mesa Population Pyramid 2023

Battlement Mesa Median Age

35.5

Total

26.6

Male

44.8

Female

Battlement Mesa Adults

There are 3,575 adults, (899 of whom are seniors) in Battlement Mesa.

Battlement Mesa Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Battlement Mesa Sex Ratio

Female2,12643.66%
Male2,74456.34%

Battlement Mesa Population by Age

Battlement Mesa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.2

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Battlement Mesa Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Battlement Mesa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Battlement Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.76%.

Battlement Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$35,785

Average Earnings

$52,946

Average Male

$26,661

Average Female

Battlement Mesa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Battlement Mesa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Battlement Mesa Language

79.35% of Battlement Mesa residents speak only English, while 20.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.31% of the population.

Battlement Mesa Language

Battlement Mesa Poverty by Race

rate

5.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.26%

Male Poverty Rate

6.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Battlement Mesa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Battlement Mesa is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Battlement Mesa is White, with 6.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.49%.

Battlement Mesa Poverty

Battlement Mesa Poverty Rate by Education

Battlement Mesa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Battlement Mesa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Battlement Mesa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Battlement Mesa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Battlement Mesa 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 35-44.

Battlement Mesa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Battlement Mesa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

266

Number of Veterans

266

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Battlement Mesa Veterans by War

Battlement Mesa Veterans by Age

count

Battlement Mesa Veterans by Race

Battlement Mesa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Battlement Mesa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Battlement Mesa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Battlement Mesa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Battlement Mesa 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

44.26%

Born in Battlement Mesa

85.23%

Native Born

4.32%

Foreign Born

3.75%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.23% of Battlement Mesa residents were born in the United States, with 44.26% having been born in Colorado. 3.75% 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

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Battlement Mesa Population by Year