Empire, Colorado Population 2021

312
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Empire is a city located in Clear Creek County Colorado. With a 2020 population of 312, it is the 218th largest city in Colorado and the 15175th largest city in the United States . Empire is currently growing at a rate of 1.30% annually and its population has increased by 10.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 282 in 2010. Empire reached it's highest population of 312 in 2021. Spanning over 0 miles, Empire has a population density of 1,162 people per square mile.

The average household income in Empire is $60,250 with a poverty rate of 17.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $667 per month, and the median house value is $223,400. 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 Empire was:

  • White: 95.05%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Black or African American: 1.32%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Empire, Colorado is 312 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 300.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 282.

Empire, Colorado Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28895.05%
Two or More Races51.65%
Asian41.32%
Black or African American41.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.66%
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Empire Population by Race

Empire Population Pyramid $2021

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Empire Median Age

46.3


Total

43.8


Male

46.8


Female

Empire Adults

There are 255 adults, (67 of whom are seniors) in Empire.

Empire Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Empire Sex Ratio

Female

150

49.50%

Male

153

50.50%

Empire Population by Age

Empire Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Empire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
Female80%20%
All72.4%27.6%
Male62.5%37.5%
Non Family55.4%44.6%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Empire Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1452.0972.4
Non Family651.1855.4
Married622.7490.3
Female10380
Male83.2562.5

2.7

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Empire Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade145.81%
High School Graduate4920.33%
Some College8133.61%
Associates Degree2711.20%
Bachelors Degree6627.39%
Graduate Degree41.66%
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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
White21820666
Hispanic1010
2+ Races553
Asian441
Native American2
Black22

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 60.00%.

Empire Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,635$40,625$30,192
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$47,917$
Some College$37,500$40,833$33,750
Bachelors Degree$$$22,500
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,635

Average Earnings

$40,625

Average Male

$30,192

Average Female

Empire Earnings by Educational Attainment

Empire Language by Age

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Empire Language

97.96% of Empire residents speak only English, while 2.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Empire Language

Empire Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2684817.91%
Black44100.00%
Native22100.00%

17.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.03%

Male Poverty Rate

20.67%

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 White, with 17.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.61%.

Empire Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School42.86%
Bachelors or Greater20.00%
Less Than 9th Grade14.29%
Some College13.89%

Empire Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed16.47%
Male Employed3.75%

Empire Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Empire Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,250$60,250
Families$86,500$84,533
Married Families$88,500-
Non Families$27,083$30,038
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Income by Household Type

Empire Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

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 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Empire Marital Status by Race

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Empire Marital Status

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28

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
First Gulf War2
Korea1
World War II
Second Gulf War

Empire Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7418
55 to 645
75+3
35 to 542
18 to 34

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

7.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Empire Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

1.8%

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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42.24%

Born in Empire

96.04%

Native Born

3.96%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

2.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.04% of Empire residents were born in the United States, with 42.24% having been born in Colorado. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Empire Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202131241.30%
202030841.32%
201930441.33%
20183000.00%
201730082.74%
201629241.39%
201528851.77%
201428310.35%
201328220.71%
2012280-1-0.36%
2011281-1-0.35%
20102820.00%

Empire Population by Year