Carbondale, Colorado Population 2020

6,997

Carbondale is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 6,997, it is the 66th largest city in Colorado and the 3946th largest city in the United States. Carbondale is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 8.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,427 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Carbondale has a population density of 3,461 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carbondale is $91,097 with a poverty rate of 7.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,609 per month, and the median house value is $468,900. The median age in Carbondale is 33.6 years, 35.8 years for males, and 31 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.5 males.

Carbondale Demographics

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

  • White: 70.05%
  • Other race: 27.26%
  • Black or African American: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Carbondale, Colorado is 6,997, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,879.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,427.

Carbondale, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,70270.05%
Some Other Race1,83027.26%
Black or African American671.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.82%
Two or More Races410.61%
Asian170.25%

Carbondale Population Pyramid 2020

Carbondale Median Age

33.6


Total

35.8


Male

31


Female

Carbondale Adults

There are 5,042 adults, (735 of whom are seniors) in Carbondale.

Carbondale Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbondale Sex Ratio

Female

3,204

47.74%

Male

3,508

52.26%

Carbondale Households and Families

Carbondale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carbondale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65%35%
All59%41%
Male58%42%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Female45.5%54.5%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2852.8959
Married1,2723.5665
Non Family8121.8151.5
Female1013.545.5
Male1002.4558

3.43

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carbondale Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4549.69%
9th to 12th Grade49410.54%
High School Graduate83217.76%
Some College82217.55%
Associates Degree1673.56%
Bachelors Degree1,30627.88%
Graduate Degree61013.02%

Carbondale Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8262,7351,643
Hispanic1,813956256
Other Race90338062
Native American34349
Asian17178
Multiple Races1616
Black44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 58.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,241$42,724$33,708
Less Than High School$38,226$38,829$25,288
High School Grad$41,050$43,137$27,109
Some College$40,861$42,475$35,484
Bachelors Degree$35,083$40,108$34,954
Graduate Degree$53,500$73,074$40,417

$40,241

Average Earnings

$42,724

Average Male

$33,708

Average Female

Carbondale Language

Carbondale Language by Age

Carbondale Language

55.05% of Carbondale residents speak only English, while 44.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 42.96% of the population.

Carbondale Poverty

Carbondale Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,2353239.98%
Hispanic3,263922.82%
Black676597.01%
Native4646100.00%
Multiple412560.98%

7.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.08%

Male Poverty Rate

4.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbondale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbondale is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbondale is Hispanic, with 2.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.38%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.74%
Some College10.29%
High School9.01%
Bachelors or Greater5.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.76%
Male Unemployed15.38%
Male Employed8.61%
Female Employed2.22%

Carbondale Income

Carbondale Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$78,438$91,097
Families$85,956$104,749
Married Families$95,167-
Non Families$49,861$64,748

Carbondale Marital Status

Carbondale Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbondale Married by Age and Sex

Carbondale 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 35-44.

Carbondale Marital Status by Race

Carbondale Veterans

159

Number of Veterans

145

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam69
First Gulf War14
World War II13
Korea11
Second Gulf War9

$Carbondale Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbondale Employment Status

76.8%

Labor Force Participation

74.6%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Carbondale 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

37.54%

Born in Colorado

75.28%

Native Born

24.72%

Foreign Born

20.96%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

75.28% of Carbondale residents were born in the United States, with 37.54% having been born in Colorado. 20.96% 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
20206,997590.85%
20196,938590.86%
20186,879590.87%
20176,820590.87%
20166,7611462.21%
20156,615911.39%
20146,524380.59%
20136,486180.28%
20126,468731.14%
20116,395-9-0.14%
20106,4041,2082.11%
20005,1962,1925.63%
19903,0040.00%