Crested Butte, Colorado Population 2020

1,771

Crested Butte is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 1,771, it is the 123rd largest city in Colorado and the 8084th largest city in the United States. Crested Butte is currently growing at a rate of 2.61% annually and its population has increased by 19.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,487 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Crested Butte has a population density of 2,118 people per square mile.

The average household income in Crested Butte is $82,762 with a poverty rate of 7.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,235 per month, and the median house value is $690,800. The median age in Crested Butte is 33.7 years, 33.4 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 137.9 males.

Crested Butte Demographics

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

  • White: 96.92%
  • Other race: 1.95%
  • Two or more races: 1.13%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Crested Butte, Colorado is 1,771, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,681.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,487.

Crested Butte, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,29196.92%
Some Other Race261.95%
Two or More Races151.13%

Crested Butte Population Pyramid 2020

Crested Butte Median Age

33.7


Total

33.4


Male

35.1


Female

Crested Butte Adults

There are 1,067 adults, (143 of whom are seniors) in Crested Butte.

Crested Butte Age Dependency

44.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Crested Butte Sex Ratio

Female

560

42.04%

Male

772

57.96%

Crested Butte Households and Families

Crested Butte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Crested Butte Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married66.1%33.9%
All44.8%55.2%
Non Family27%73%

44.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6072.1944.8
Non Family3441.6427
Married2482.8566.1
Male104.9100
Female52.4100

2.88

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Crested Butte Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate9910.02%
Some College22222.47%
Associates Degree707.09%
Bachelors Degree39139.57%
Graduate Degree20620.85%

Crested Butte Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White935935574
Hispanic303015
Multiple Races1515
Other Race888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,555$40,704$28,625
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$42,614$42,841$
Some College$27,875$40,160$15,688
Bachelors Degree$30,430$33,750$30,430
Graduate Degree$73,365$74,375$

$33,555

Average Earnings

$40,704

Average Male

$28,625

Average Female

Crested Butte Language

Crested Butte Language by Age

Crested Butte Language

92.21% of Crested Butte residents speak only English, while 7.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.67% of the population.

Crested Butte Poverty

Crested Butte Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,261846.66%
Hispanic301240.00%

7.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.44%

Male Poverty Rate

9.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Crested Butte

The race most likely to be in poverty in Crested Butte is Hispanic, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Crested Butte is White, with 6.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.44%.

Name Poverty
Some College8.90%
Bachelors or Greater8.38%
High School0.00%
Less Than High SchoolNaN%
Name Poverty
Female Employed8.84%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed4.85%

Crested Butte Income

Crested Butte Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,375$82,762
Families$92,031$126,160
Married Families$91,250-
Non Families$39,868$49,003

Crested Butte Marital Status

Crested Butte Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Crested Butte Married by Age and Sex

Crested Butte 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 45-54.

Crested Butte Marital Status by Race

Crested Butte Veterans

40

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
Second Gulf War8
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

$Crested Butte Veterans by Education

45.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Crested Butte Employment Status

74%

Labor Force Participation

72.2%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Crested Butte 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

25.38%

Born in Colorado

96.70%

Native Born

3.30%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.70% of Crested Butte residents were born in the United States, with 25.38% having been born in Colorado. 1.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,771452.61%
20191,726452.68%
20181,681332.00%
20171,648452.81%
20161,603332.10%
20151,570352.28%
20141,535251.66%
20131,510140.94%
20121,49680.54%
20111,48890.61%
20101,4790.00%