Craig, Colorado Population 2020

8,853

Craig is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 8,853, it is the 55th largest city in Colorado and the 3340th largest city in the United States. Craig is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -6.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,464 in 2010. Craig reached it's highest population of 9,458 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Craig has a population density of 1,747 people per square mile.

The average household income in Craig is $63,616 with a poverty rate of 12.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $765 per month, and the median house value is $162,800. The median age in Craig is 37.8 years, 37.6 years for males, and 37.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.1 males.

Craig Demographics

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

  • White: 93.85%
  • Two or more races: 3.36%
  • Native American: 1.00%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.87%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Craig, Colorado is 8,853, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,947.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,464.

Craig, Colorado Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,374930.70%
201913,281930.70%
201813,188930.71%
201713,095-48-0.37%
201613,1432051.56%
201512,93840.03%
201412,934-190-1.47%
201313,124-45-0.34%
201213,169-252-1.91%
201113,421-373-2.78%
201013,7940.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,34193.85%
Two or More Races2993.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native891.00%
Some Other Race820.92%
Black or African American770.87%

Craig Population Pyramid 2020

Craig Median Age

37.8


Total

37.6


Male

37.9


Female

Craig Adults

There are 6,661 adults, (1,244 of whom are seniors) in Craig.

Craig Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Craig Sex Ratio

Female

4,441

49.97%

Male

4,447

50.03%

Craig Households and Families

Craig Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Craig Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All62.1%37.9%
Female47%53%
Male43.2%56.8%
Non Family37.9%62.1%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6822.3762.1
Married1,6832.9487.3
Non Family1,2941.2237.9
Female5153.2847
Male1902.7343.2

2.93

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Craig Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2413.87%
9th to 12th Grade3876.21%
High School Graduate2,41338.70%
Some College1,72327.63%
Associates Degree3685.90%
Bachelors Degree74812.00%
Graduate Degree3555.69%

Craig Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9624,6841,039
Hispanic1,07272953
Multiple Races22720631
Other Race82386
Black5750
Native American2828

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 20.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,973$38,359$24,944
Less Than High School$29,847$37,614$16,212
High School Grad$30,913$37,412$24,367
Some College$30,903$37,409$21,988
Bachelors Degree$36,964$42,011$33,603
Graduate Degree$41,818$39,792$46,563

$31,973

Average Earnings

$38,359

Average Male

$24,944

Average Female

Craig Language

Craig Language by Age

Craig Language

83.95% of Craig residents speak only English, while 16.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.18% of the population.

Craig Poverty

Craig Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,80974010.87%
Hispanic1,62016910.43%
Multiple28416056.34%
Native894550.56%
Black674262.69%
Other762634.21%

12.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.05%

Male Poverty Rate

13.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Craig

The race most likely to be in poverty in Craig is Black, with 62.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Craig is Hispanic, with 10.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.18%
Some College15.91%
High School10.87%
Bachelors or Greater8.81%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.37%
Female Unemployed36.90%
Male Employed6.48%
Female Employed6.31%

Craig Income

Craig Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,455$63,616
Families$67,400$75,232
Married Families$79,479-
Non Families$32,438$39,044

Craig Marital Status

Craig Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Craig Married by Age and Sex

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

Craig Veterans

492

Number of Veterans

481

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam248
First Gulf War97
Second Gulf War41
Korea22
World War II8
Name Veterans % of Total
White4777.67%
Hispanic363.36%
2 or More93.96%
Indian67.59%

$Craig Veterans by Education

5.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Craig Employment Status

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Craig Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

50.96%

Born in Colorado

89.90%

Native Born

10.10%

Foreign Born

4.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.90% of Craig residents were born in the United States, with 50.96% having been born in Colorado. 4.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,853-47-0.53%
20198,900-47-0.53%
20188,947500.56%
20178,897-47-0.53%
20168,9441271.44%
20158,817-11-0.12%
20148,828-144-1.60%
20138,972-42-0.47%
20129,014-183-1.99%
20119,197-261-2.76%
20109,4582690.29%
20009,1891,0981.28%
19908,091-42-0.05%
19808,1333,9286.82%
19704,2052210.54%
19603,9849042.61%
19503,0800.00%