Empire, Colorado Population 2020

319

Empire is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 319, it is the 217th largest city in Colorado and the 15105th largest city in the United States. Empire is currently growing at a rate of 2.57% annually and its population has increased by 13.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 282 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Empire has a population density of 1,188 people per square mile.

The average household income in Empire is $64,144 with a poverty rate of 12.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $223,400. The median age in Empire is 39.4 years, 38.7 years for males, and 46.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 116.8 males.

Empire Demographics

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

  • White: 91.92%
  • Black or African American: 3.03%
  • Asian: 2.02%
  • Two or more races: 2.02%
  • Other race: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Empire, Colorado is 319, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 303.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 282.

Empire, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27391.92%
Black or African American93.03%
Two or More Races62.02%
Asian62.02%
Some Other Race31.01%

Empire Population Pyramid 2020

Empire Median Age

39.4


Total

38.7


Male

46.2


Female

Empire Adults

There are 251 adults, (52 of whom are seniors) in Empire.

Empire Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Empire Sex Ratio

Female

137

46.13%

Male

160

53.87%

Empire Households and Families

Empire Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Empire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
Female75%25%
Male70%30%
All66%34%
Non Family50.9%49.1%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1442.0666
Married692.7876.8
Non Family571.1850.9
Male101.970
Female82.3875

2.61

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Empire Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade52.25%
9th to 12th Grade125.41%
High School Graduate5826.13%
Some College6328.38%
Associates Degree2310.36%
Bachelors Degree5524.77%
Graduate Degree62.70%

Empire Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18617253
Hispanic1714
Black77
Asian662
Multiple Races666
Other Race3

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,639$40,625$26,667
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$39,000$$
Some College$28,942$29,219$28,500
Bachelors Degree$41,042$42,083$
Graduate Degree$$$

$37,639

Average Earnings

$40,625

Average Male

$26,667

Average Female

Empire Language

Empire Language by Age

Empire Language

93.40% of Empire residents speak only English, while 6.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.21% of the population.

Empire Poverty

Empire Poverty by Race

12.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.88%

Male Poverty Rate

13.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Empire

The race most likely to be in poverty in Empire is Black, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Empire is White, with 13.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.78%.

Name Poverty
High School22.41%
Bachelors or Greater16.39%
Some College13.95%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.00%
Female Employed11.25%
Male Employed4.30%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Empire Income

Empire Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,750$64,144
Families$85,208$83,199
Married Families$85,625-
Non Families$32,679$34,575

Empire Marital Status

Empire Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Empire Married by Age and Sex

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 20-34.

Empire Marital Status by Race

Empire Veterans

27

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
First Gulf War3
Korea2
World War II
Second Gulf War

$Empire Veterans by Education

40.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Empire Employment Status

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Empire 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

47.14%

Born in Colorado

91.58%

Native Born

8.42%

Foreign Born

5.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.58% of Empire residents were born in the United States, with 47.14% having been born in Colorado. 5.72% 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
202031982.57%
201931182.64%
201830310.33%
201730282.72%
201629451.73%
201528951.76%
201428420.71%
201328210.36%
20122810.00%
2011281-1-0.35%
20102820.00%