Cortez is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 8,837, it is the 56th largest city in Colorado and the 3345th largest city in the United States. Cortez is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 4.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,482 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Cortez has a population density of 1,418 people per square mile.
The average household income in Cortez is $49,848 with a poverty rate of 25.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $737 per month, and the median house value is $168,300. The median age in Cortez is 35.9 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.6 males.