Fruita, Colorado Population 2022

13,805
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Fruita is a city located in Mesa County Colorado. Fruita has a 2020 population of 13,805. Fruita is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 9.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,647 in 2010.

The average household income in Fruita is $62,179 with a poverty rate of 10.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,204 per month, and the median house value is $245,100. The median age in Fruita is 38.4 years, 36.4 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Fruita Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fruitawas:

  • White: 91.61%
  • Native American: 2.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.09%
  • Other race: 1.82%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fruita, Colorado is 13,805 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,805.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,647.

Fruita, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,88791.61%
Black or African American1421.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native4122.93%
Asian770.55%
Some Other Race2561.82%
Two or More Races2942.09%
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Fruita Population by Race

Fruita Population Pyramid 2022

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Fruita Median Age

36.6


Total

32.8


Male

38.5


Female

Fruita Adults

There are 10,088 adults, (2,572 of whom are seniors) in Fruita.

Fruita Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53

Child Dependency Ratio

Fruita Sex Ratio

Female

7,539

53.59%

Male

6,529

46.41%

Fruita Population by Age

Fruita Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fruita Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74%26%
Female70.4%29.6%
All70.1%29.9%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Male21.2%78.8%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fruita Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8922.8670.1
Married2,7263.3674
Male1703.9821.2
Female7393.5170.4
Non Family1,2571.2468.3

3.36

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Fruita Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1711.90%
9th to 12th Grade7187.99%
High School Graduate2,60729.00%
Some College2,75430.63%
Associates Degree7968.85%
Bachelors Degree1,29114.36%
Graduate Degree6547.27%
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Fruita Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fruita Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race145145145
Native American200200105
2+ Races21118694
Hispanic554397191
White8,0277,3001,562
Black8681

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fruita Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,555$40,775$30,022
Less Than 9th Grade$$$11,229
High School Graduate$31,834$34,130$
Some College$32,004$38,917$27,374
Bachelors Degree$46,250$51,528$40,504
Graduate Degree$51,429$54,076$49,760

$34,555

Average Earnings

$40,775

Average Male

$30,022

Average Female

Fruita Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fruita Language by Age

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Fruita Language

92.37% of Fruita residents speak only English, while 7.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.43% of the population.

Fruita Language

Fruita Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian7777100.00%
Native41234283.01%
Hispanic1,20843936.34%
White11,9376795.69%
OtherNaN%

10.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.36%

Male Poverty Rate

8.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fruita

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fruita is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fruita is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.07%.

Fruita Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.48%
High School10.18%
Some College2.52%
Bachelors or Greater7.25%

Fruita Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.96%
Male Unemployed30.29%
Female Employed6.84%
Female Unemployed22.78%

Fruita Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fruita Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,800$61,807
Families$67,639$70,585
Married Families$73,073-
Non Families$26,250$33,168
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Income by Household Type

Fruita Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fruita Married by Age and Sex

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Fruita 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.

Fruita Marital Status by Race

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Fruita Marital Status

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958

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War75
First Gulf War172
Vietnam201
Korea146
World War II91

Fruita Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3450
35 to 54242
55 to 6441
65 to 74182
75+443

Fruita Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White95810.27%
Hispanic192.57%

Fruita Veterans by Race

Fruita Veterans by Education

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8.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fruita Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fruita Employment by Age

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Fruita Employment by Race

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Fruita 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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51.37%

Born in Fruita

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.00% of Fruita residents were born in the United States, with 51.37% having been born in Colorado. 1.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fruita Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19802,8100.00%
19904,0451,2353.71%
20006,4782,4334.82%
201012,6476,1696.92%
201112,7841371.08%
201212,821370.29%
201312,835140.11%
201412,919840.65%
201512,959400.31%
201613,0981391.07%
201713,2541561.19%
201813,3691150.87%
201913,4781090.82%
202013,5871090.81%
202113,6961090.80%
202213,8051090.80%

Fruita Population by Year