Empire, Colorado Population 2022

316
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Empire is a city located in Clear Creek County Colorado. Empire has a 2020 population of 316. Empire is currently growing at a rate of 1.28% annually and its population has increased by 12.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 282 in 2010.

The average household income in Empire is $60,250 with a poverty rate of 16.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,637 per month, and the median house value is $256,700. The median age in Empire is 46.3 years, 43.8 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Empire Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Empirewas:

  • White: 88.29%
  • Two or more races: 8.54%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Native American: 0.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Empire, Colorado is 316 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 316.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 282.

Empire, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36288.29%
Black or African American30.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.98%
Asian61.46%
Two or More Races358.54%
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Empire Population by Race

Empire Population Pyramid 2022

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Empire Median Age

44.8


Total

44.4


Male

46.8


Female

Empire Adults

There are 363 adults, (81 of whom are seniors) in Empire.

Empire Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Empire Sex Ratio

Female

197

48.05%

Male

213

51.95%

Empire Population by Age

Empire Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Empire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female90.9%9.1%
Married81%19%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
All59.5%40.5%
Male9.4%90.6%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Empire Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2221.8559.5
Married842.4281
Male531.729.4
Female113.4590.9
Non Family741.0566.2

2.03

Average Family Size

1.85

Average Household Size

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Empire Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4813.83%
9th to 12th Grade113.17%
High School Graduate6819.60%
Some College9727.95%
Associates Degree3710.66%
Bachelors Degree7120.46%
Graduate Degree154.32%
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Empire Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Empire Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races313113
Asian662
White29523971
Black11
Hispanic1010
Native American41

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 41.94%.

Empire Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,971$44,069$27,188
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$41,667$53,500$
Some College$38,571$$
Bachelors Degree$39,583$$43,500
Graduate Degree$$$

$42,971

Average Earnings

$44,069

Average Male

$27,188

Average Female

Empire Earnings by Educational Attainment

Empire Language by Age

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Empire Language

96.51% of Empire residents speak only English, while 3.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.

Empire Language

Empire Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black33100.00%
Native4375.00%
Multiple351645.71%
White3464713.58%
OtherNaN%

16.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.92%

Male Poverty Rate

25.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Empire

The race most likely to be in poverty in Empire is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Empire is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.72%.

Empire Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade5.08%
High School26.47%
Some College24.63%
Bachelors or Greater15.12%

Empire Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed28.35%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Empire Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Empire Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,622$65,413
Families-$75,665
Married Families$95,833-
Non Families$29,219$37,761
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Income by Household Type

Empire Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Empire Married by Age and Sex

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Empire 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 20-34.

Empire Marital Status by Race

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Empire Marital Status

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28

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War2
Vietnam21
Korea1
World War II

Empire Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 542
55 to 644
65 to 7420
75+2

Empire Veterans by Age

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Empire Veterans by Race

Empire Veterans by Education

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42.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Empire Veterans by Education

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73.1%

Labor Force Participation

72.5%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Empire Employment by Age

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Empire Employment by Race

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Empire 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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28.78%

Born in Empire

96.34%

Native Born

3.66%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

3.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.34% of Empire residents were born in the United States, with 28.78% having been born in Colorado. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Empire Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102820.00%
2011281-1-0.35%
2012280-1-0.36%
201328220.71%
201428310.35%
201528851.77%
201629241.39%
201730082.74%
20183000.00%
201930441.33%
202030841.32%
202131241.30%
202231641.28%

Empire Population by Year