Cheraw, Colorado Population 2024

231

Cheraw is a city located in Bent County and Otero County Colorado. Cheraw has a 2024 population of 231. Cheraw is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -2.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 238 in 2020.

The average household income in Cheraw is $58,039 with a poverty rate of 10.66%. The median age in Cheraw is 43.9 years: 43.9 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Cheraw Demographics

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

  • White: 92.39%
  • Two or more races: 7.61%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,280.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.94% (-7)
The current population of Cheraw, Colorado is 231 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 238.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18292.39%
Two or more races157.61%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cheraw Population by Race

Cheraw Population Pyramid 2024

Cheraw Median Age

43.9

Total

43.9

Male

44.2

Female

Cheraw Adults

There are 162 adults, (55 of whom are seniors) in Cheraw.

Cheraw Age Dependency

84.1

Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheraw Sex Ratio

Female9347.21%
Male10452.79%

Cheraw Population by Age

Cheraw Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1051.8875.224.8
Non Family591.0369.530.5
Married322.7281.318.8
Male94.3377.822.2
Female521000

2.83

Average Family Size

1.88

Average Household Size

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cheraw Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade64.05%
Associates Degree3020.27%
Bachelors Degree138.78%
Graduate Degree1912.84%
High School Graduate4228.38%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College3825.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cheraw Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cheraw Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12111529
Hispanic16160
2+ Races11113

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 27.27%.

Cheraw Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$35,417$35,833$0
Graduate Degree$128,125$0$0
High School Graduate$40,833$42,083$23,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$39,250$39,875$36,806
Some College$36,094$35,893$36,250

$39,250

Average Earnings

$39,875

Average Male

$36,806

Average Female

Cheraw Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheraw Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cheraw Language

92.78% of Cheraw residents speak only English, while 7.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.22% of the population.

Cheraw Language

Cheraw Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic201155%
White16295.56%
Multiple1516.67%

10.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.81%

Male Poverty Rate

17.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheraw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheraw is Hispanic, with 55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheraw is White, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.67%.

Cheraw Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College20.59%
Bachelors or Greater6.25%
High School4.76%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Cheraw Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.76%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cheraw Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheraw Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$62,500$76,215
Households$45,750$58,039
Married Families$59,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,917$37,266

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cheraw Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheraw Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cheraw 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 45-54.

Cheraw Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cheraw Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

29

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam11
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War7
Korea0
World War II0

Cheraw Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7414
35 to 547
75+5
55 to 643
18 to 340

Cheraw Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2919.33%
Hispanic210%

Cheraw Veterans by Race

Cheraw Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheraw Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cheraw Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cheraw Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cheraw 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

59.9%

Born in Cheraw

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.48% of Cheraw residents were born in the United States, with 59.9% having been born in Colorado. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Cheraw Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029223-1-0.45%
2028224-2-0.88%
2027226-2-0.88%
2026228-1-0.44%
2025229-2-0.87%
2024231-2-0.86%
202323300%
2022233-3-1.27%
2021236-2-0.84%
2020238-8-3.25%
2019246-2-0.81%
201824810.4%
201724710.41%
201624600%
2015246-2-0.81%
2014248-1-0.4%
2013249-2-0.8%
2012251-3-1.18%
201125400%
201025400%

Cheraw Population by Year