Leadville, Colorado Population 2022

3,153
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Leadville is a city located in Lake County Colorado. Leadville has a 2020 population of 3,153. It is also the county seat of Lake County. Leadville is currently growing at a rate of 3.11% annually and its population has increased by 21.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,597 in 2010.

The average household income in Leadville is $74,648 with a poverty rate of 7.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $921 per month, and the median house value is $218,300. The median age in Leadville is 36 years, 36.7 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

Leadville Demographics

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

  • White: 85.92%
  • Other race: 6.67%
  • Native American: 3.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.15%
  • Asian: 1.93%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Leadville, Colorado is 3,153 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,153.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,597.

Leadville, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,35685.92%
Some Other Race1836.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native843.06%
Two or More Races592.15%
Asian531.93%
Black or African American70.26%
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Leadville Population by Race

Leadville Population Pyramid $2022

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Leadville Median Age

36


Total

36.7


Male

35.1


Female

Leadville Adults

There are 2,070 adults, (323 of whom are seniors) in Leadville.

Leadville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Leadville Sex Ratio

Female

1,181

43.07%

Male

1,561

56.93%

Leadville Population by Age

Leadville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leadville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female70.8%29.2%
Non Family71.3%28.7%
All80.1%19.9%
Male83.7%16.3%
Married92.4%7.6%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leadville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1432.3680.1
Non Family5431.3471.3
Married4063.4392.4
Male129383.7
Female652.8970.8

3.2

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Leadville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1356.81%
9th to 12th Grade1557.82%
High School Graduate45923.17%
Some College37518.93%
Associates Degree1517.62%
Bachelors Degree46423.42%
Graduate Degree24212.22%
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Leadville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leadville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4521,250568
Hispanic33425255
Other Race12268
Native American8484
Asian535353
2+ Races515130
Black71

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 100.00%.

Leadville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,313$34,313$32,188
Less Than 9th Grade$21,382$21,118$
High School Graduate$31,585$38,313$
Some College$22,308$$35,197
Bachelors Degree$39,286$53,580$35,536
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,313

Average Earnings

$34,313

Average Male

$32,188

Average Female

Leadville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leadville Language by Age

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Leadville Language

87.57% of Leadville residents speak only English, while 12.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.84% of the population.

Leadville Language

Leadville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,8041156.37%
Multiple5151100.00%
Hispanic703233.27%
OtherNaN%

7.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.16%

Male Poverty Rate

4.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leadville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leadville is White, with 6.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leadville is Hispanic, with 3.27% 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 13.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.90%.

Leadville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.95%
Bachelors or Greater7.00%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Leadville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed40.91%
Female Employed9.35%
Male Employed5.40%

Leadville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leadville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,205$74,648
Families$70,167$91,593
Married Families$78,864-
Non Families$49,904$55,859
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Income by Household Type

Leadville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Leadville Married by Age and Sex

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Leadville 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.

Leadville Marital Status by Race

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Leadville Marital Status

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165

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War99
Second Gulf War54
Korea33
Vietnam32
World War II17

Leadville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54100
75+33
65 to 7432
55 to 64
18 to 34

Leadville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1106.30%
Native American5464.29%
Hispanic174.38%
Black114.29%

Leadville Veterans by Race

Leadville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leadville Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Leadville Employment by Age

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Leadville Employment by Race

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Leadville 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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45.62%

Born in Leadville

95.33%

Native Born

4.67%

Foreign Born

3.54%

Non Citizen

1.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.33% of Leadville residents were born in the United States, with 45.62% having been born in Colorado. 3.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Leadville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20223,153953.11%
20213,058953.21%
20202,963953.31%
20192,868953.43%
20182,773230.84%
20172,750632.34%
20162,687461.74%
20152,641501.93%
20142,591220.86%
20132,569-11-0.43%
20122,580-38-1.45%
20112,618210.81%
20102,597-224-0.82%
20002,8211920.71%
19902,629-1,250-3.82%
19803,879-435-1.06%
19704,3143060.74%
19604,008-73-0.18%
19504,081-693-1.56%
19404,7741,0032.39%
19303,771-1,188-2.70%
19204,959-2,549-4.06%
19107,508-4,947-4.94%
190012,4552,0711.84%
189010,384-4,436-3.49%
188014,8200.00%

Leadville Population by Year