Dove Creek, Colorado Population 2024

711

Dove Creek is a city located in Dolores County Colorado. Dove Creek has a 2024 population of 711. It is also the county seat of Dolores County.Dove Creek is currently growing at a rate of 3.19% annually and its population has increased by 11.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 635 in 2020.

The average household income in Dove Creek is $97,805 with a poverty rate of 16.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dove Creek is 44 years, 44.1 years for males, and 44 years for females.

Dove Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 96.52%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,242.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.97% (76)
The current population of Dove Creek, Colorado is 711 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 635.

Dove Creek, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White74896.52%
Two or more races273.48%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Dove Creek Population by Race

Dove Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Dove Creek Median Age

44

Total

44.1

Male

44

Female

Dove Creek Adults

There are 590 adults, (146 of whom are seniors) in Dove Creek.

Dove Creek Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dove Creek Sex Ratio

Female28737.03%
Male48862.97%

Dove Creek Population by Age

Dove Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3032.5671.928.1
Married1642.5185.414.6
Non Family67047.852.2
Female493.1446.953.1
Male236.221000
showing: 5 rows

2.94

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dove Creek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dove Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dove Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.01%.

Dove Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,417

Average Earnings

$46,435

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Dove Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dove Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dove Creek Language

94.8% of Dove Creek residents speak only English, while 5.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Dove Creek Language

Dove Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White62111318.2%
Hispanic1271310.24%
showing: 2 rows

16.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.86%

Male Poverty Rate

25.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dove Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dove Creek is White, with 18.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dove Creek is Hispanic, with 10.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 19.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.77%.

Dove Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.29%
High School16.9%
Some College12.07%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Dove Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed21.35%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Dove Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dove Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dove Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dove Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dove Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dove Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dove Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

114

Number of Veterans

105

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Dove Creek Veterans by War

count

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Dove Creek Veterans by Age

count

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Dove Creek Veterans by Race

Dove Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dove Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dove Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dove Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dove Creek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

41.42%

Born in Dove Creek

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Dove Creek residents were born in the United States, with 41.42% having been born in Colorado. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dove Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029821222.75%
2028799222.83%
2027777222.91%
2026755223%
2025733223.09%
2024711223.19%
2023689223.3%
2022667223.41%
2021645101.57%
2020635-65-9.29%
2019700-14-1.96%
2018714-9-1.24%
2017723-2-0.28%
2016725284.02%
201569720.29%
2014695-20-2.8%
2013715101.42%
2012705-12-1.67%
2011717-9-1.24%
2010726
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Dove Creek Population by Year