Colorado City, Texas Population 2024

3,880

Colorado City is a city located in Mitchell County and Scurry County Texas. Colorado City has a 2024 population of 3,880. It is also the county seat of Mitchell County. Colorado City is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -2.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,998 in 2020.

The average household income in Colorado City is $59,133 with a poverty rate of 10.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Colorado City is 31.4 years, 31.8 years for males, and 26.8 years for females.

Colorado City Demographics

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

  • White: 76.95%
  • Two or more races: 13.01%
  • Black or African American: 5.62%
  • Other race: 3.87%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
5.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
727.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.95% (-118)
The current population of Colorado City, Texas is 3,880 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,998.

Colorado City, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,04176.95%
Two or more races51413.01%
Black or African American2225.62%
Other race1533.87%
Native American220.56%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colorado City Population by Race

Colorado City Population Pyramid 2024

Colorado City Median Age

31.4

Total

31.8

Male

26.8

Female

Colorado City Adults

There are 3,142 adults, (786 of whom are seniors) in Colorado City.

Colorado City Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Colorado City Sex Ratio

Female2,12953.87%
Male1,82346.13%

Colorado City Population by Age

Colorado City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2613.0258.541.5
Non Family626040.159.9
Married4354.3690.39.7
Female2006.424753
Male0000

4.87

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colorado City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade26811.98%
9th to 12th Grade1205.36%
High School Graduate87739.2%
Some College62527.94%
Associates Degree1185.27%
Bachelors Degree1587.06%
Graduate Degree713.17%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Colorado City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colorado City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,094990141
Hispanic1,00975988
2+ Races3012350
Other Race91460
Black89550
Native American22220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.89%.

Colorado City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,020$48,076$23,667
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$49,216$17,625
Some College$38,739$38,473$60,349
Bachelors Degree$68,095$69,018$63,565
Graduate Degree$42,276$0$0

$40,020

Average Earnings

$48,076

Average Male

$23,667

Average Female

Colorado City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colorado City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Colorado City Language

75.74% of Colorado City residents speak only English, while 24.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.26% of the population.

Colorado City Language

Colorado City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,94027113.97%
White1,5621479.41%
Other1399366.91%
Multiple499428.42%

10.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.57%

Male Poverty Rate

15.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colorado City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colorado City is Other, with 66.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colorado City is Multiple, with 8.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.7%.

Colorado City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.07%
High School11.92%
Some College7.41%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Colorado City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.86%
Male Employed2.2%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Colorado City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colorado City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$46,961$59,133
Families$51,985$79,126
Married Families$82,292$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,736$38,852

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colorado City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Colorado City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Colorado City 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 55-64.

Colorado City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colorado City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War50
Vietnam19
Korea9
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Colorado City Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6467
65 to 7410
75+9
18 to 340
35 to 540

Colorado City Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White863.64%

Colorado City Veterans by Race

Colorado City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colorado City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Colorado City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Colorado City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Colorado City 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

86.59%

Born in Colorado City

97.7%

Native Born

2.3%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.7% of Colorado City residents were born in the United States, with 86.59% having been born in Texas. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colorado City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,732-30-0.8%
20283,762-29-0.76%
20273,791-30-0.79%
20263,821-29-0.75%
20253,850-30-0.77%
20243,880-29-0.74%
20233,909-30-0.76%
20223,939-75-1.87%
20214,014160.4%
20203,9981433.71%
20193,855250.65%
20183,830-80-2.05%
20173,910-39-0.99%
20163,949-110-2.71%
20154,059-37-0.9%
20144,096210.52%
20134,075-2-0.05%
20124,077-54-1.31%
20114,131-10-0.24%
20104,141-140-3.27%
20004,281-468-9.85%
19904,749-656-12.14%
19805,4051783.41%
19705,227-1,230-19.05%
19606,457-317-4.68%
19506,7741,56129.94%
19405,21354211.6%
19304,67100%
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Colorado City Population by Year