Blue River, Colorado Population 2024

809

Blue River is a city located in Summit County Colorado. Blue River has a 2024 population of 809. Blue River is currently declining at a rate of -2.65% annually and its population has decreased by -7.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 876 in 2020.

The average household income in Blue River is $185,735 with a poverty rate of 4.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blue River is 33.5 years, 38.5 years for males, and 33.2 years for females.

Blue River Demographics

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

  • White: 93.21%
  • Two or more races: 4.44%
  • Other race: 2.1%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
328.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.65% (-67)
The current population of Blue River, Colorado is 809 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 876.

Blue River, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,15493.21%
Two or more races554.44%
Other race262.1%
Native American30.24%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Blue River Population by Race

Blue River Population Pyramid 2024

Blue River Median Age

33.5

Total

38.5

Male

33.2

Female

Blue River Adults

There are 1,024 adults, (129 of whom are seniors) in Blue River.

Blue River Age Dependency

38.3

Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue River Sex Ratio

Female63651.37%
Male60248.63%

Blue River Population by Age

Blue River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3813.2580.619.4
Married2503.2190.89.2
Non Family1063.1551.948.1
Female194.791000
Male61.831000
showing: 5 rows

3.22

Average Family Size

3.25

Average Household Size

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blue River 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

Blue River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blue River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 66.67%.

Blue River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$61,591

Average Earnings

$81,146

Average Male

$55,859

Average Female

Blue River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blue River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blue River Language

98.74% of Blue River residents speak only English, while 1.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Blue River Language

Blue River Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,154393.38%
Other261350%
Hispanic291344.83%
showing: 3 rows

4.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.98%

Male Poverty Rate

3.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue River is Other, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue River is White, with 3.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 9.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.81%.

Blue River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.5%
Bachelors or Greater1.08%
High School
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Blue River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.31%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Blue River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blue River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blue River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blue River 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 Over 65.

Blue River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blue River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

49

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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Blue River Veterans by War

count

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Blue River Veterans by Age

count

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Blue River Veterans by Race

Blue River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.3%

Labor Force Participation

71.7%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Blue River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blue River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blue River 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

38.77%

Born in Blue River

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.95% of Blue River residents were born in the United States, with 38.77% having been born in Colorado. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Blue River Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029699-22-3.05%
2028721-22-2.96%
2027743-22-2.88%
2026765-22-2.8%
2025787-22-2.72%
2024809-22-2.65%
2023831-22-2.58%
2022853-22-2.51%
2021875-1-0.11%
2020876-63-6.71%
201993960.64%
2018933-6-0.64%
2017939131.4%
2016926212.32%
2015905182.03%
2014887131.49%
2013874121.39%
2012862111.29%
2011851
2010851
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Blue River Population by Year