Craig, Colorado Population 2021

9,152
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Craig is a city located in Moffat County Colorado. It is also the county seat of Moffat County. With a 2020 population of 9,152, it is the 55th largest city in Colorado and the 3287th largest city in the United States . Craig is currently growing at a rate of 0.72% annually but its population has decreased by -3.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,464 in 2010. Craig reached it's highest population of 9,465 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Craig has a population density of 1,806 people per square mile.

The average household income in Craig is $66,916 with a poverty rate of 14.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $779 per month, and the median house value is $173,600. The median age in Craig is 36.6 years, 35.4 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Craig Demographics

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

  • White: 92.93%
  • Two or more races: 3.41%
  • Other race: 1.68%
  • Black or African American: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.72%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Craig, Colorado is 9,152 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,957.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,464.

Craig, Colorado Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202113,4831000.74%
202013,3831000.75%
201913,2831000.75%
201813,183950.72%
201713,088-56-0.43%
201613,1442051.56%
201512,93950.04%
201412,934-192-1.48%
201313,126-45-0.34%
201213,171-252-1.91%
201113,423-371-2.76%
201013,7940.00%

Craig Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,29792.93%
Two or More Races3043.41%
Some Other Race1501.68%
Black or African American951.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.72%
Asian180.20%
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Craig Population by Race

Craig Population Pyramid $2021

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Craig Median Age

36.6


Total

35.4


Male

39.3


Female

Craig Adults

There are 6,776 adults, (1,247 of whom are seniors) in Craig.

Craig Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Craig Sex Ratio

Female

4,397

49.25%

Male

4,531

50.75%

Craig Population by Age

Craig Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Craig Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
Male62%38%
All57.9%42.1%
Female52.4%47.6%
Non Family29.5%70.5%

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Craig Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7872.3257.9
Married1,6683.0883.6
Non Family1,4401.1929.5
Female5003.0452.4
Male1792.3262

2.92

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Craig Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2003.15%
9th to 12th Grade6049.51%
High School Graduate2,43238.31%
Some College1,47223.19%
Associates Degree4677.36%
Bachelors Degree74411.72%
Graduate Degree4296.76%
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Craig Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Craig Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,9984,7491,064
Hispanic1,06051348
2+ Races22421125
Other Race1328019
Black787024
Native American1919
Asian88

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 black people with a rate of 30.77%.

Craig Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,478$41,107$26,498
Less Than 9th Grade$28,766$28,839$28,485
High School Graduate$32,891$43,819$25,056
Some College$33,897$54,276$20,120
Bachelors Degree$41,890$45,865$40,735
Graduate Degree$49,018$42,167$51,250

$32,478

Average Earnings

$41,107

Average Male

$26,498

Average Female

Craig Earnings by Educational Attainment

Craig Language by Age

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Craig Language

82.95% of Craig residents speak only English, while 17.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.85% of the population.

Craig Language

Craig Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,74589713.30%
Hispanic1,61118511.48%
Multiple30416855.26%
Other1355540.74%
Native643554.69%
Black833440.96%

14.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.22%

Male Poverty Rate

15.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Craig

The race most likely to be in poverty in Craig is Multiple, with 55.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Craig is Hispanic, with 11.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.18%.

Craig Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College21.47%
High School13.86%
Less Than 9th Grade12.27%
Bachelors or Greater8.30%

Craig Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed70.69%
Female Unemployed26.37%
Male Employed7.24%
Female Employed6.51%

Craig Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Craig Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,481$66,916
Families$70,504$79,818
Married Families$82,037-
Non Families$31,071$41,147
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Income by Household Type

Craig Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Craig Married by Age and Sex

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Craig Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Craig Marital Status by Race

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Craig Marital Status

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450

Number of Veterans

432

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam229
First Gulf War87
Korea22
Second Gulf War9
World War II8

Craig Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74187
75+95
35 to 5487
55 to 6472
18 to 349

Craig Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4226.76%
Hispanic615.47%
2+ Races2310.27%
Native American58.47%

Craig Veterans by Race

Craig Veterans by Education

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9.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Craig Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Craig Employment by Age

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Craig Employment by Race

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Craig 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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48.80%

Born in Craig

90.61%

Native Born

9.39%

Foreign Born

5.95%

Non Citizen

3.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.61% of Craig residents were born in the United States, with 48.80% having been born in Colorado. 5.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Craig Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,152650.72%
20209,087650.72%
20199,022650.73%
20188,957540.61%
20178,903-52-0.58%
20168,9551281.45%
20158,827-10-0.11%
20148,837-144-1.60%
20138,981-43-0.48%
20129,024-181-1.97%
20119,205-260-2.75%
20109,4652760.30%
20009,1891,0981.28%
19908,091-42-0.05%
19808,1333,9286.82%
19704,2052210.54%
19603,9849042.61%
19503,0800.00%

Craig Population by Year