Colorado City, Texas Population 2021

3,931
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Colorado City is a city located in Mitchell County Texas. It is also the county seat of Mitchell County. With a 2020 population of 3,931, it is the 426th largest city in Texas and the 5470th largest city in the United States . Colorado City is currently growing at a rate of 0.95% annually but its population has decreased by -5.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,146 in 2010. Colorado City reached it's highest population of 6,774 in 1950. Spanning over 5 miles, Colorado City has a population density of 737 people per square mile.

The average household income in Colorado City is $61,677 with a poverty rate of 11.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $670 per month, and the median house value is $65,200. The median age in Colorado City is 32 years, 29.4 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Colorado City Demographics

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

  • White: 86.48%
  • Black or African American: 5.41%
  • Other race: 4.54%
  • Native American: 2.47%
  • Asian: 0.77%
  • Two or more races: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Colorado City, Texas is 3,931 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,820.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,146.

Colorado City, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,39086.48%
Black or African American2125.41%
Some Other Race1784.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native972.47%
Asian300.77%
Two or More Races130.33%
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Colorado City Population by Race

Colorado City Population Pyramid $2021

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Colorado City Median Age

32


Total

29.4


Male

35.3


Female

Colorado City Adults

There are 2,861 adults, (702 of whom are seniors) in Colorado City.

Colorado City Age Dependency

81.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Colorado City Sex Ratio

Female

1,949

49.72%

Male

1,971

50.28%

Colorado City Population by Age

Colorado City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colorado City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
Female81.3%18.7%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Male57.1%42.9%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colorado City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3852.7471.2
Married6213.7683.7
Non Family5801.2757.8
Female1073.3681.3
Male774.6557.1

3.61

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Colorado City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1757.71%
9th to 12th Grade2028.89%
High School Graduate98343.28%
Some College36115.90%
Associates Degree2018.85%
Bachelors Degree24410.74%
Graduate Degree1054.62%
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Colorado City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colorado City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2231,100232
Hispanic915669109
Black1451378
Other Race12332
Native American4949

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.97%.

Colorado City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,763$46,181$27,173
Less Than 9th Grade$26,326$$25,417
High School Graduate$41,439$61,278$17,966
Some College$30,512$24,840$30,901
Bachelors Degree$40,577$44,438$36,728
Graduate Degree$39,565$$

$38,763

Average Earnings

$46,181

Average Male

$27,173

Average Female

Colorado City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colorado City Language by Age

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Colorado City Language

77.40% of Colorado City residents speak only English, while 22.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.60% of the population.

Colorado City Language

Colorado City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,57019912.68%
Hispanic1,8641699.07%
Other17414683.91%
Black1824926.92%

11.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.25%

Male Poverty Rate

15.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colorado City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colorado City is Other, with 83.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colorado City is Hispanic, with 9.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.49%.

Colorado City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.18%
High School17.34%
Some College11.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%

Colorado City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed2.49%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Colorado City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colorado City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,408$61,677
Families$78,483$83,957
Married Families$83,924-
Non Families$29,750$30,277
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Income by Household Type

Colorado City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Colorado City Married by Age and Sex

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Colorado City 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 15-19.

Colorado City Marital Status by Race

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Colorado City Marital Status

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161

Number of Veterans

161

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War107
Vietnam40
Korea27
World War II
Second Gulf War

Colorado City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6469
65 to 7440
75+27
35 to 5425
18 to 34

Colorado City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1496.20%
Native American1215.58%

Colorado City Veterans by Race

Colorado City Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colorado City Veterans by Education

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Colorado City Employment by Age

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Colorado City Employment by Race

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Colorado City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.18%

Born in Colorado City

94.67%

Native Born

5.33%

Foreign Born

2.68%

Non Citizen

2.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.67% of Colorado City residents were born in the United States, with 84.18% having been born in Texas. 2.68% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,931370.95%
20203,894370.96%
20193,857370.97%
20183,820-86-2.20%
20173,906-44-1.11%
20163,950-109-2.69%
20154,059-38-0.93%
20144,097220.54%
20134,075-2-0.05%
20124,077-52-1.26%
20114,129-13-0.31%
20104,142-139-0.33%
20004,281-468-1.03%
19904,749-656-1.29%
19805,4051780.34%
19705,227-1,230-2.09%
19606,457-317-0.48%
19506,7741,5612.65%
19405,2135421.10%
19304,6710.00%

Colorado City Population by Year