Fruita, Colorado Population 2020

13,742

Fruita is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 13,742, it is the 41st largest city in Colorado and the 2452nd largest city in the United States. Fruita is currently growing at a rate of 1.24% annually and its population has increased by 8.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,646 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Fruita has a population density of 1,745 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fruita is $60,612 with a poverty rate of 14.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,088 per month, and the median house value is $210,300. The median age in Fruita is 37.7 years, 35.5 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.3 males.

Fruita Demographics

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

  • White: 93.69%
  • Native American: 3.30%
  • Two or more races: 2.00%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.33%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
The current population of Fruita, Colorado is 13,742, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,406.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,646.

Fruita, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,31693.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native4343.30%
Two or More Races2632.00%
Asian490.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander430.33%
Some Other Race210.16%
Black or African American190.14%

Fruita Population Pyramid 2020

Fruita Median Age

37.7


Total

35.5


Male

41.6


Female

Fruita Adults

There are 9,680 adults, (2,167 of whom are seniors) in Fruita.

Fruita Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fruita Sex Ratio

Female

6,766

51.47%

Male

6,379

48.53%

Fruita Households and Families

Fruita Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fruita Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.2%25.8%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
All67.3%32.7%
Male61.7%38.3%
Female39.2%60.8%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2282.567.3
Married2,7873.1574.2
Non Family1,5791.1867.8
Female6792.8639.2
Male1832.4661.7

3.05

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

1.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fruita Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4374.90%
9th to 12th Grade5025.63%
High School Graduate2,30225.83%
Some College2,88632.38%
Associates Degree8719.77%
Bachelors Degree1,15612.97%
Graduate Degree7598.52%

Fruita Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,5727,1791,729
Hispanic99845277
Native American243243135
Multiple Races11086
Islander4343
Other Race2121
Black1919

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 native american people with a rate of 55.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,110$42,282$30,694
Less Than High School$30,200$38,621$
High School Grad$35,078$37,452$
Some College$32,634$40,648$29,091
Bachelors Degree$42,656$51,188$38,278
Graduate Degree$55,438$54,461$56,250

$35,110

Average Earnings

$42,282

Average Male

$30,694

Average Female

Fruita Language

Fruita Language by Age

Fruita Language

88.86% of Fruita residents speak only English, while 11.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.92% of the population.

Fruita Poverty

Fruita Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,3438548.26%
Hispanic2,02160730.03%
Native43434178.57%
Asian4949100.00%

14.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.56%

Male Poverty Rate

11.93%

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 White, with 8.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.20%
High School10.31%
Some College6.27%
Bachelors or Greater5.61%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.50%
Male Unemployed16.89%
Female Employed9.72%
Male Employed8.90%

Fruita Income

Fruita Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,464$60,612
Families$70,679$70,156
Married Families$75,661-
Non Families$29,976$37,334

Fruita Marital Status

Fruita Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Fruita Married by Age and Sex

Fruita 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 55-64.

Fruita Marital Status by Race

Fruita Veterans

1,016

Number of Veterans

857

Male Veterans

159

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam297
First Gulf War250
Second Gulf War191
Korea86
World War II

$Fruita Veterans by Education

10.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fruita Employment Status

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fruita 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

44.96%

Born in Colorado

96.16%

Native Born

3.84%

Foreign Born

2.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.16% of Fruita residents were born in the United States, with 44.96% having been born in Colorado. 2.10% 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
202013,7421681.24%
201913,5741681.25%
201813,4061190.90%
201713,2871681.28%
201613,1191351.04%
201512,984450.35%
201412,939920.72%
201312,847180.14%
201212,829420.33%
201112,7871421.12%
201012,6456,1676.92%
20006,4782,4334.82%
19904,0451,2353.71%
19802,8100.00%