Federal Heights, Colorado Population 2020

13,047

Federal Heights is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 13,047, it is the 44th largest city in Colorado and the 2559th largest city in the United States. Federal Heights is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 13.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,467 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Federal Heights has a population density of 7,347 people per square mile.

The average household income in Federal Heights is $55,944 with a poverty rate of 21.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,120 per month, and the median house value is $57,100. The median age in Federal Heights is 30.5 years, 29.6 years for males, and 32.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.5 males.

Federal Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 88.30%
  • Asian: 3.55%
  • Other race: 3.37%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Black or African American: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.80%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Federal Heights, Colorado is 13,047, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,845.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,467.

Federal Heights, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,16688.30%
Asian4493.55%
Some Other Race4263.37%
Two or More Races3362.66%
Black or African American1671.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native1010.80%

Federal Heights Population Pyramid 2020

Federal Heights Median Age

30.5


Total

29.6


Male

32.3


Female

Federal Heights Adults

There are 8,817 adults, (1,165 of whom are seniors) in Federal Heights.

Federal Heights Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Federal Heights Sex Ratio

Female

6,854

54.20%

Male

5,791

45.80%

Federal Heights Households and Families

Federal Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Federal Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married57.5%42.5%
All49.7%50.3%
Non Family48.5%51.5%
Male41.3%58.7%
Female39.9%60.1%

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3422.9149.7
Married1,7023.5757.5
Non Family1,4391.2848.5
Female8893.8339.9
Male3124.2141.3

3.54

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

11.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Federal Heights Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,02113.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,18115.81%
High School Graduate2,50533.53%
Some College1,30117.42%
Associates Degree5567.44%
Bachelors Degree7309.77%
Graduate Degree1762.36%

Federal Heights Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,6151,830224
White3,3683,096640
Asian2701293
Other Race25116215
Multiple Races213719
Black12012023
Native American70707

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 black people with a rate of 19.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,599$31,256$27,168
Less Than High School$25,900$30,020$12,983
High School Grad$26,827$29,650$25,397
Some College$29,943$30,841$29,057
Bachelors Degree$39,875$39,821$41,250
Graduate Degree$63,000$$51,635

$29,599

Average Earnings

$31,256

Average Male

$27,168

Average Female

Federal Heights Language

Federal Heights Language by Age

Federal Heights Language

52.77% of Federal Heights residents speak only English, while 47.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 42.95% of the population.

Federal Heights Poverty

Federal Heights Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,5951,93125.42%
White4,25459013.87%
Asian44914331.85%
Other42612429.11%
Black1672917.37%
Native1012524.75%
Multiple336226.55%

21.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.74%

Male Poverty Rate

25.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Federal Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Federal Heights is Asian, with 31.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Federal Heights is Multiple, with 6.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.25%
High School13.09%
Some College10.93%
Bachelors or Greater6.18%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Unemployed17.22%
Female Employed15.12%
Male Employed12.96%

Federal Heights Income

Federal Heights Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,205$55,944
Families$44,411$57,187
Married Families$46,269-
Non Families$30,933$46,941

Federal Heights Marital Status

Federal Heights Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Federal Heights Married by Age and Sex

Federal Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Federal Heights Marital Status by Race

Federal Heights Veterans

413

Number of Veterans

372

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam160
Second Gulf War96
First Gulf War48
Korea33
World War II27
Name Veterans % of Total
White3764.87%
Hispanic721.56%
2 or More145.67%
Other82.39%
Asian82.61%
Indian710.00%

$Federal Heights Veterans by Education

12.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Federal Heights Employment Status

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Federal Heights 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

50.70%

Born in Colorado

76.47%

Native Born

23.53%

Foreign Born

19.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

76.47% of Federal Heights residents were born in the United States, with 50.70% having been born in Colorado. 19.64% 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
202013,0471010.78%
201912,9461010.79%
201812,845430.34%
201712,8021010.80%
201612,7011741.39%
201512,5272111.71%
201412,3161721.42%
201312,1442301.93%
201211,9141971.68%
201111,7171971.71%
201011,520-545-0.46%
200012,0652,7232.59%
19909,3421,4961.76%
19807,8460.00%