Brush, Colorado Population 2024

5,252

Brush is a city located in Morgan County Colorado. Brush has a 2024 population of 5,252. Brush is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -1.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,323 in 2020.

The average household income in Brush is $78,488 with a poverty rate of 15.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brush is 31.5 years, 31.1 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Brush Demographics

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

  • White: 85.94%
  • Two or more races: 11.9%
  • Other race: 1.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,855.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.33% (-71)
The current population of Brush, Colorado is 5,252 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,323.

Brush, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,55885.94%
Two or more races63111.9%
Other race731.38%
Black or African American330.62%
Native American90.17%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brush Population by Race

Brush Population Pyramid 2024

Brush Median Age

31.5

Total

31.1

Male

33

Female

Brush Adults

There are 3,821 adults, (877 of whom are seniors) in Brush.

Brush Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Brush Sex Ratio

Female2,69150.74%
Male2,61349.26%

Brush Population by Age

Brush Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9172.6164.235.8
Married9703.457723
Non Family6251.1445.954.1
Female1693.2225.474.6
Male1532.681000
showing: 5 rows

3.24

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brush 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

Brush Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brush 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 white people with a rate of 21.88%.

Brush Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,286

Average Earnings

$61,576

Average Male

$27,752

Average Female

Brush Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brush Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brush Language

81.78% of Brush residents speak only English, while 18.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.03% of the population.

Brush Language

Brush Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,15049015.56%
Hispanic1,75724614%
Multiple6226610.61%
Other652335.38%
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15.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.87%

Male Poverty Rate

21.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brush

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brush is Other, with 35.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brush is Multiple, with 10.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.19%.

Brush Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.25%
Some College22.97%
Bachelors or Greater5.43%
High School1.93%
showing: 4 rows

Brush Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed16.03%
Male Employed8.95%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Brush Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brush Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brush Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Brush Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brush 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.

Brush Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brush Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

325

Number of Veterans

312

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Brush Veterans by War

count

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Brush Veterans by Age

count

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Brush Veterans by Race

Brush Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brush Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Brush Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brush Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brush 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

66.1%

Born in Brush

93.78%

Native Born

6.22%

Foreign Born

2.9%

Non Citizen

3.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.78% of Brush residents were born in the United States, with 66.1% having been born in Colorado. 2.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brush Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,242-2-0.04%
20285,244-2-0.04%
20275,246-2-0.04%
20265,248-2-0.04%
20255,250-2-0.04%
20245,252-2-0.04%
20235,254-2-0.04%
20225,256-2-0.04%
20215,258-65-1.22%
20205,323-105-1.93%
20195,42820.04%
20185,426430.8%
20175,38330.06%
20165,380-27-0.5%
20155,407110.2%
20145,396-39-0.72%
20135,435-26-0.48%
20125,461-50-0.91%
20115,511320.58%
20105,4793627.07%
20005,11795222.86%
19904,165832.03%
19804,08270520.88%
19703,377-244-6.74%
19603,621
showing: 25 rows

Brush Population by Year