Carbondale, Colorado Population 2024

6,933

Carbondale is a city located in Garfield County Colorado. Carbondale has a 2024 population of 6,933. Carbondale is currently growing at a rate of 2.21% annually and its population has increased by 7.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,450 in 2020.

The average household income in Carbondale is $123,371 with a poverty rate of 13.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carbondale is 42 years, 42.9 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Carbondale Demographics

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

  • White: 85.5%
  • Two or more races: 8.45%
  • Other race: 3.72%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,428.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.49% (483)
The current population of Carbondale, Colorado is 6,933 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,450.

Carbondale, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,55585.5%
Two or more races5498.45%
Other race2423.72%
Asian691.06%
Native American360.55%
Black or African American320.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.22%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carbondale Population by Race

Carbondale Population Pyramid 2024

Carbondale Median Age

42

Total

42.9

Male

41.4

Female

Carbondale Adults

There are 5,578 adults, (1,217 of whom are seniors) in Carbondale.

Carbondale Age Dependency

49

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbondale Sex Ratio

Female2,65640.88%
Male3,84159.12%

Carbondale Population by Age

Carbondale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7802.2863.236.8
Married1,2952.7285.914.1
Non Family1,2441.7346.153.9
Male1452.5732.467.6
Female963.052575
showing: 5 rows

2.62

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carbondale 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

Carbondale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carbondale 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

Carbondale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,207

Average Earnings

$49,558

Average Male

$43,646

Average Female

Carbondale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carbondale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carbondale Language

80.94% of Carbondale residents speak only English, while 19.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.43% of the population.

Carbondale Language

Carbondale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,95164112.95%
Hispanic1,100978.82%
Asian696492.75%
Native363597.22%
Black32825%
Multiple54950.91%
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13.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.6%

Male Poverty Rate

11.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbondale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbondale is Native, with 97.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbondale is Multiple, with 0.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.04%.

Carbondale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.57%
High School28.05%
Some College21.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.89%
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Carbondale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed14.33%
Female Employed10.79%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Carbondale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carbondale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carbondale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbondale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carbondale 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.

Carbondale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carbondale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

162

Number of Veterans

156

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Carbondale Veterans by War

count

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Carbondale Veterans by Age

count

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Carbondale Veterans by Race

Carbondale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbondale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.6%

Labor Force Participation

77.7%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Carbondale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carbondale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carbondale 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

27.43%

Born in Carbondale

84.84%

Native Born

15.16%

Foreign Born

10.11%

Non Citizen

5.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.84% of Carbondale residents were born in the United States, with 27.43% having been born in Colorado. 10.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carbondale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,6831501.99%
20287,5331502.03%
20277,3831502.07%
20267,2331502.12%
20257,0831502.16%
20246,9331502.21%
20236,7831502.26%
20226,6331502.31%
20216,483330.51%
20206,450-234-3.5%
20196,68450.07%
20186,679691.04%
20176,610-8-0.12%
20166,618971.49%
20156,521420.65%
20146,479-7-0.11%
20136,486180.28%
20126,468701.09%
20116,398-21-0.33%
20106,4191,22323.54%
20005,1962,19272.97%
19903,004
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Carbondale Population by Year