Fort Carson, Colorado Population 2020

15,410

Fort Carson is a city located in Colorado. Fort Carson has a 2020 population of 15,410. Fort Carson is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.56% 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 $50,831 with a poverty rate of 17.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,583 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Carson is 21.7 years, 21.8 years for males, and 21.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 170.2 males.

Fort Carson Demographics

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

  • White: 76.66%
  • Black or African American: 12.58%
  • Two or more races: 6.39%
  • Other race: 2.23%
  • Asian: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Fort Carson, Colorado is 15,410, 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
White11,81376.66%
Black or African American1,93812.58%
Two or More Races9856.39%
Some Other Race3432.23%
Asian2601.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.13%

Fort Carson Population Pyramid 2020

Fort Carson Median Age

21.7


Total

21.8


Male

21.5


Female

Fort Carson Adults

There are 10,921 adults, ( of whom are seniors) in Fort Carson.

Fort Carson Age Dependency

41.1

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Carson Sex Ratio

Female

5,703

37.01%

Male

9,707

62.99%

Fort Carson Households and Families

Fort Carson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Carson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married0.6%99.4%
All0.4%99.6%
Non Family0%100%
Female0%100%
Male0%100%

0.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7573.470.4
Married2,1363.680.6
Female4283.310
Non Family15000
Male433.560

3.61

Average Family Size

3.47

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Carson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade250.51%
9th to 12th Grade1422.91%
High School Graduate1,06721.84%
Some College2,28546.77%
Associates Degree56711.60%
Bachelors Degree58011.87%
Graduate Degree2204.50%

Fort Carson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,0722,978531
Black881836135
Hispanic71768962
Multiple Races19019022
Other Race15515525
Asian11311325
Native American88

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 asian people with a rate of 22.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,665$37,476$25,089
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$31,128$31,084$31,168
Some College$33,258$37,799$23,214
Bachelors Degree$50,392$52,857$
Graduate Degree$70,909$81,786$

$32,665

Average Earnings

$37,476

Average Male

$25,089

Average Female

Fort Carson Language

Fort Carson Language by Age

Fort Carson Language

86.97% of Fort Carson residents speak only English, while 13.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.73% of the population.

Fort Carson Poverty

Fort Carson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,2611,01516.21%
Hispanic1,52347030.86%
Other28718062.72%
Multiple57211820.63%
Black1,286695.37%

17.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.71%

Male Poverty Rate

20.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Carson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Carson is Other, with 62.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Carson is Black, with 5.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.74%
High School18.72%
Some College10.99%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed9.15%
Female Employed8.63%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Fort Carson Income

Fort Carson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,985$50,831
Families$47,942$52,412
Married Families$54,583-
Non Families-$23,351

Fort Carson Marital Status

Fort Carson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.6%

Male Marriage Rate

68.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Carson Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Fort Carson Marital Status by Race

Fort Carson Veterans

895

Number of Veterans

637

Male Veterans

258

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War798
First Gulf War240
Vietnam13
World War II
Korea
Name Veterans % of Total
White55621.12%
Black22635.99%
Hispanic9918.17%
Other7361.34%
2 or More3838.78%
Asian29.09%

$Fort Carson Veterans by Education

2.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

3.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Carson Employment Status

80.8%

Labor Force Participation

12.9%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Carson 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

8.62%

Born in Colorado

96.05%

Native Born

3.95%

Foreign Born

1.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.05% of Fort Carson residents were born in the United States, with 8.62% having been born in Colorado. 1.40% 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
202015,4100.00%
201915,4100.00%
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%