Fort Garland, Colorado Population 2024

582

Fort Garland is a city located in Costilla County Colorado. Fort Garland has a 2024 population of 582. Fort Garland is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -4.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 607 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Garland is $37,249 with a poverty rate of 37.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Garland is 22 years, 20.6 years for males, and 23.9 years for females.

Fort Garland Demographics

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

  • White: 74.23%
  • Two or more races: 21.48%
  • Other race: 3.78%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,549.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.12% (-25)
The current population of Fort Garland, Colorado is 582 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 607.

Fort Garland, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White43274.23%
Two or more races12521.48%
Other race223.78%
Native American30.52%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fort Garland Population by Race

Fort Garland Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Garland Median Age

22

Total

20.6

Male

23.9

Female

Fort Garland Adults

There are 376 adults, (64 of whom are seniors) in Fort Garland.

Fort Garland Age Dependency

86.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Garland Sex Ratio

Female31153.44%
Male27146.56%

Fort Garland Population by Age

Fort Garland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1913.0554.545.5
Female98342.957.1
Married773.5359.740.3
Non Family1601000
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Garland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Garland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Garland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of .

Fort Garland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$

Average Earnings

$40,221

Average Male

$

Average Female

Fort Garland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Garland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Garland Language

53.08% of Fort Garland residents speak only English, while 46.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 46.92% of the population.

Fort Garland Language

Fort Garland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic55120236.66%
Multiple12512297.6%
White311651.61%
Other22940.91%
showing: 4 rows

37.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.89%

Male Poverty Rate

44.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Garland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Garland is Multiple, with 97.6% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Garland is Hispanic, with 36.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 70.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.09%.

Fort Garland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School37.5%
Some College18.07%
Less Than 9th Grade16.95%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Fort Garland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed43.84%
Male Employed21.49%
showing: 4 rows

Fort Garland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Garland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Garland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Garland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort Garland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fort Garland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Garland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Fort Garland Veterans by War

count

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Fort Garland Veterans by Age

count

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Fort Garland Veterans by Race

Fort Garland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Garland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

13.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Garland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Garland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Garland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.04%

Born in Fort Garland

92.44%

Native Born

7.56%

Foreign Born

6.19%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.44% of Fort Garland residents were born in the United States, with 68.04% having been born in Colorado. 6.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Garland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024582
2023582
2022582-7-1.19%
2021589-18-2.97%
202060712626.2%
2019481-106-18.06%
201858714833.71%
20174395313.73%
2016386-84-17.87%
2015470-25-5.05%
2014495-111-18.32%
20136068516.31%
2012521-57-9.86%
201157814533.49%
2010433
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Fort Garland Population by Year