Brush, Colorado Population 2020

5,384

Brush is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 5,384, it is the 78th largest city in Colorado and the 4551st largest city in the United States. Brush is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,463 in 2010. Brush reached it's highest population of 5,516 in 2011. Spanning over 3 miles, Brush has a population density of 1,902 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brush is $53,913 with a poverty rate of 14.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $729 per month, and the median house value is $153,200. The median age in Brush is 32.7 years, 30.6 years for males, and 36.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.5 males.

Brush Demographics

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

  • White: 91.07%
  • Other race: 3.88%
  • Two or more races: 3.17%
  • Native American: 0.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.48%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Brush, Colorado is 5,384, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,384.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,463.

Brush, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,90591.07%
Some Other Race2093.88%
Two or More Races1713.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.85%
Black or African American290.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.48%

Brush Population Pyramid 2020

Brush Median Age

32.7


Total

30.6


Male

36.2


Female

Brush Adults

There are 3,848 adults, (950 of whom are seniors) in Brush.

Brush Age Dependency

85.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brush Sex Ratio

Female

2,783

51.67%

Male

2,603

48.33%

Brush Households and Families

Brush Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brush Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male81%19%
Married75.1%24.9%
All56.3%43.7%
Female41.6%58.4%
Non Family35.1%64.9%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1812.3956.3
Married9643.3575.1
Non Family8101.0435.1
Female2812.6841.6
Male1263.1781

3.02

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brush Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2507.38%
9th to 12th Grade43312.78%
High School Graduate1,01830.04%
Some College65619.36%
Associates Degree2808.26%
Bachelors Degree42712.60%
Graduate Degree3259.59%

Brush Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4892,141697
Hispanic84854655
Other Race132117
Native American4619
Multiple Races4545
Islander26

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,384$39,161$22,333
Less Than High School$25,717$25,717$
High School Grad$27,037$42,258$2,500
Some College$23,152$41,440$16,635
Bachelors Degree$43,555$50,774$43,047
Graduate Degree$37,386$23,450$41,190

$30,384

Average Earnings

$39,161

Average Male

$22,333

Average Female

Brush Language

Brush Language by Age

Brush Language

82.38% of Brush residents speak only English, while 17.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.05% of the population.

Brush Poverty

Brush Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,49559917.14%
Hispanic1,62617010.46%
Other209136.22%

14.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.27%

Male Poverty Rate

19.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brush

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brush is White, with 17.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brush is Other, with 6.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.17%
Some College18.15%
High School9.64%
Bachelors or Greater5.35%
Name Poverty
Female Employed5.99%
Male Employed2.19%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Brush Income

Brush Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,144$53,913
Families$59,111$68,985
Married Families$62,227-
Non Families$15,710$22,436

Brush Marital Status

Brush Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Brush Married by Age and Sex

Brush 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 55-64.

Brush Marital Status by Race

Brush Veterans

277

Number of Veterans

277

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam83
Second Gulf War78
Korea37
World War II35
First Gulf War

$Brush Veterans by Education

8.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brush Employment Status

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brush Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.19%

Born in Colorado

93.02%

Native Born

6.98%

Foreign Born

3.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.02% of Brush residents were born in the United States, with 67.19% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,3840.00%
20195,3840.00%
20185,384190.35%
20175,3650.00%
20165,365-55-1.01%
20155,42060.11%
20145,414-37-0.68%
20135,451-19-0.35%
20125,470-46-0.83%
20115,516310.57%
20105,4853680.70%
20005,1179522.08%
19904,165830.20%
19804,0827051.91%
19703,377-244-0.70%
19603,6210.00%