Gunnison, Colorado Population 2020

6,914

Gunnison is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 6,914, it is the 67th largest city in Colorado and the 3976th largest city in the United States. Gunnison is currently growing at a rate of 2.37% annually and its population has increased by 18.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,854 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Gunnison has a population density of 1,652 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gunnison is $52,601 with a poverty rate of 22.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $858 per month, and the median house value is $201,300. The median age in Gunnison is 25.6 years, 25.5 years for males, and 25.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 119.3 males.

Gunnison Demographics

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

  • White: 96.46%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Black or African American: 1.22%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gunnison, Colorado is 6,914, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,594.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,854.

Gunnison, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,09896.46%
Two or More Races801.27%
Black or African American771.22%
Some Other Race440.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.36%

Gunnison Population Pyramid 2020

Gunnison Median Age

25.6


Total

25.5


Male

25.9


Female

Gunnison Adults

There are 5,617 adults, (595 of whom are seniors) in Gunnison.

Gunnison Age Dependency

25.9

Age Dependency Ratio

11.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14

Child Dependency Ratio

Gunnison Sex Ratio

Female

2,883

45.60%

Male

3,439

54.40%

Gunnison Households and Families

Gunnison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gunnison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
Female46.2%53.8%
All42.4%57.6%
Non Family28.4%71.6%
Male12.4%87.6%

42.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4252.3142.4
Non Family1,3001.7628.4
Married6572.7576.4
Female2902.8446.2
Male1783.8212.4

2.78

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gunnison Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade692.11%
9th to 12th Grade230.70%
High School Graduate67520.66%
Some College68721.03%
Associates Degree1685.14%
Bachelors Degree1,14735.11%
Graduate Degree49815.24%

Gunnison Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8212,8001,556
Hispanic42835973
Other Race444422
Multiple Races333316
Native American2323
Black2

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 white people with a rate of 55.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,600$30,970$28,400
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$29,779$40,139$29,706
Some College$21,519$16,014$22,841
Bachelors Degree$31,720$31,323$35,750
Graduate Degree$40,536$69,286$

$29,600

Average Earnings

$30,970

Average Male

$28,400

Average Female

Gunnison Language

Gunnison Language by Age

Gunnison Language

89.28% of Gunnison residents speak only English, while 10.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.29% of the population.

Gunnison Poverty

Gunnison Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,6861,05522.51%
Hispanic84116419.50%
Multiple742837.84%

22.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.63%

Male Poverty Rate

25.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gunnison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gunnison is Multiple, with 37.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gunnison is Hispanic, with 19.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.54%.

Name Poverty
Some College21.11%
High School19.41%
Bachelors or Greater8.58%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.93%
Male Unemployed35.81%
Female Employed29.31%
Male Employed13.51%

Gunnison Income

Gunnison Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,161$52,601
Families$61,528$65,596
Married Families$76,917-
Non Families$35,991$38,532

Gunnison Marital Status

Gunnison Marital Status

Marriage Rates

25.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.7%

Male Marriage Rate

26.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gunnison Married by Age and Sex

Gunnison Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gunnison Marital Status by Race

Gunnison Veterans

350

Number of Veterans

249

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam139
Second Gulf War89
Korea42
First Gulf War37
World War II14

$Gunnison Veterans by Education

31.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gunnison Employment Status

74.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gunnison 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

44.34%

Born in Colorado

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

2.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.74% of Gunnison residents were born in the United States, with 44.34% having been born in Colorado. 2.36% 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
20206,9141602.37%
20196,7541602.43%
20186,5941201.85%
20176,4741602.53%
20166,3141121.81%
20156,2021031.69%
20146,099510.84%
20136,0481803.07%
20125,868801.38%
20115,788-95-1.61%
20105,8834740.84%
20005,4097731.55%
19904,636-1,149-2.19%
19805,7851,1722.29%
19704,6131,1362.87%
19603,4777072.30%
19502,7700.00%