Fort Carson, Colorado Population 2020

14,951
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Fort Carson is a city located in Colorado. Fort Carson has a 2020 population of 14,951. Fort Carson is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 8.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,813 in 2010. Fort Carson reached it's highest population of 15,410 in 2018.

The average household income in Fort Carson is $53,639 with a poverty rate of 13.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,648 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Carson is 21.7 years, 21.7 years for males, and 22.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 192.2 males.

Fort Carson Demographics

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

  • White: 75.63%
  • Black or African American: 14.57%
  • Two or more races: 6.40%
  • Asian: 1.52%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.45%
The current population of Fort Carson, Colorado is 14,951, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,410.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,813.

Fort Carson, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,30875.63%
Black or African American2,17814.57%
Two or More Races9576.40%
Asian2271.52%
Some Other Race1270.85%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander860.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.45%
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Fort Carson Population by Race

Fort Carson Population Pyramid 2020

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Fort Carson Median Age

21.7


Total

21.7


Male

22.2


Female

Fort Carson Adults

There are 10,651 adults, ( of whom are seniors) in Fort Carson.

Fort Carson Age Dependency

40.4

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Carson Sex Ratio

Female

5,117

34.23%

Male

9,834

65.77%

Fort Carson Population by Age

Fort Carson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Carson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married0.5%99.5%
All0.4%99.6%
Non Family0%100%
Female0%100%
Male0%100%

0.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Carson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7393.50.4
Married2,2633.710.5
Female2773.120
Non Family14400
Male553.380

3.62

Average Family Size

3.5

Average Household Size

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Fort Carson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade250.52%
9th to 12th Grade1543.23%
High School Graduate1,09222.89%
Some College1,84938.76%
Associates Degree72015.09%
Bachelors Degree70814.84%
Graduate Degree2224.65%
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Fort Carson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Carson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,0062,915631
Black889836154
Hispanic74771287
Multiple Races17817813
Asian767619
Other Race61618
Islander181818
Native American66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fort Carson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,391$38,373$22,385
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,991$33,685$31,215
Some College$32,946$37,177$22,352
Bachelors Degree$51,667$67,901$
Graduate Degree$70,057$78,750$15,982

$34,391

Average Earnings

$38,373

Average Male

$22,385

Average Female

Fort Carson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Carson Language by Age

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Fort Carson Language

88.41% of Fort Carson residents speak only English, while 11.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.45% of the population.

Fort Carson Language

Fort Carson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,97492515.48%
Hispanic1,49019513.09%
Multiple54711120.29%
Black1,619694.26%

13.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.27%

Male Poverty Rate

15.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Carson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Carson is Multiple, with 20.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Carson is Black, with 4.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.76%.

Fort Carson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.52%
High School17.47%
Some College7.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Fort Carson Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Employed10.77%
Female Unemployed9.52%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Fort Carson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Carson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,321$53,639
Families$49,180$55,217
Married Families$52,271-
Non Families-$25,199
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Income by Household Type

Fort Carson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.4%

Male Marriage Rate

74.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Carson Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Carson 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 35-44.

Fort Carson Marital Status by Race

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Fort Carson Marital Status

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807

Number of Veterans

533

Male Veterans

274

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War712
First Gulf War229
Vietnam22
World War II
Korea

Fort Carson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34468
35 to 54306
55 to 6433
75+
65 to 74

Fort Carson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White46718.49%
Black25133.83%
Hispanic9718.20%
Other38100.00%
2 or More3272.73%
Hawaiian18100.00%
Asian16.67%

Fort Carson Veterans by Race

Fort Carson Veterans by Education

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3.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Carson Veterans by Education

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82%

Labor Force Participation

13.4%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Carson Employment by Age

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Fort Carson Employment by Race

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Fort Carson 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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9.82%

Born in Colorado

96.48%

Native Born

3.52%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

2.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.48% of Fort Carson residents were born in the United States, with 9.82% having been born in Colorado. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Carson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,9510.00%
201914,951-459-2.98%
201815,4103952.63%
201715,0151420.95%
201614,8731310.89%
201514,742-24-0.16%
201414,7665583.93%
201314,2081421.01%
201214,0666674.98%
201113,399-414-3.00%
201013,8130.00%

Fort Carson Population by Year