Battlement Mesa, Colorado Population 2023

5,220

Battlement Mesa is a city located in Garfield County Colorado. Battlement Mesa has a 2023 population of 5,220. Battlement Mesa is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 0 in 2020.

The average household income in Battlement Mesa is $68,921 with a poverty rate of 6.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Battlement Mesa is 33.8 years, 26.5 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Battlement Mesa Demographics

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

  • White: 75.67%
  • Other race: 21.95%
  • Native American: 1.28%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.1%
Land Area (mi²)
11.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
451.40/sq mi
Growth Rate
(5,220)
0
The current population of Battlement Mesa, Colorado is 5,220 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.

Battlement Mesa, Colorado Population 2023

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,95075.67%
Other race1,14621.95%
Native American671.28%
Two or more races210.4%
Asian200.38%
Black or African American110.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.1%
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Battlement Mesa Population by Race

Battlement Mesa Population Pyramid 2023

Battlement Mesa Median Age

33.8

Total

26.5

Male

39.5

Female

Battlement Mesa Adults

There are 3,857 adults, (893 of whom are seniors) in Battlement Mesa.

Battlement Mesa Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Battlement Mesa Sex Ratio

Female2,54348.72%
Male2,67751.28%

Battlement Mesa Population by Age

Battlement Mesa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0432.5571.928.1
Married1,1233.2584.915.1
Non Family7191.2165.534.5
Female1563.211684
Male454.0944.455.6
showing: 5 rows

3.21

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Battlement Mesa Households and Families

Male

Female

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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

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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 100%.

Battlement Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,952

Average Earnings

$53,125

Average Male

$35,257

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

77.35% of Battlement Mesa residents speak only English, while 22.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.54% of the population.

Battlement Mesa Language

Battlement Mesa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,6712717.38%
Other1,146585.06%
Hispanic1,383120.87%
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6.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.21%

Male Poverty Rate

9.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Battlement Mesa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Battlement Mesa is White, with 7.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Battlement Mesa is Hispanic, with 0.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.46%.

Battlement Mesa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College18.76%
Bachelors or Greater5.14%
High School4.82%
Less Than 9th Grade3.53%
showing: 4 rows

Battlement Mesa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.19%
Male Employed3.27%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Battlement Mesa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Battlement Mesa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Battlement Mesa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

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 45-54, 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

239

Number of Veterans

239

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Battlement Mesa Veterans by War

count

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Battlement Mesa Veterans by Age

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Battlement Mesa Veterans by Race

Battlement Mesa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Battlement Mesa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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

48.6%

Born in Battlement Mesa

93.87%

Native Born

6.13%

Foreign Born

5.84%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.87% of Battlement Mesa residents were born in the United States, with 48.6% having been born in Colorado. 5.84% 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 2021 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20215,220
showing: 1 rows

Battlement Mesa Population by Year