Leadville, Colorado Population 2023

2,642

Leadville is a city located in Lake County Colorado. It is also the county seat of Lake County. With a 2023 population of 2,642, it is the 147th largest city in Colorado and the 9497th largest city in the United States.Leadville is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 0.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,633 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Leadville has a population density of 2,269 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leadville is $74,648 with a poverty rate of 11.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Leadville is 36.6 years, 39.9 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

Leadville Demographics

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

  • White: 82.39%
  • Two or more races: 9.63%
  • Native American: 6.22%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Leadville, Colorado is 2,642 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,633.

Leadville, Colorado Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Leadville Population by Race

Leadville Population Pyramid 2023

Leadville Median Age

36.6

Total

39.9

Male

35.1

Female

Leadville Adults

There are 2,231 adults, (337 of whom are seniors) in Leadville.

Leadville Age Dependency

44.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Leadville Sex Ratio

Female1,36249.87%
Male1,36950.13%

Leadville Population by Age

Leadville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.98

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Leadville Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Leadville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leadville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Leadville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$41,027

Average Earnings

$39,563

Average Male

$41,458

Average Female

Leadville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leadville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Leadville Language

98.09% of Leadville residents speak only English, while 1.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Leadville Language

Leadville Poverty by Race

rate

11.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.91%

Male Poverty Rate

16.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leadville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leadville is Multiple, with 82.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leadville is White, with 3.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.59%.

Leadville Poverty

Leadville Poverty Rate by Education

Leadville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leadville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Leadville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Leadville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Leadville 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 35-44.

Leadville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leadville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

192

Number of Veterans

192

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Leadville Veterans by War

Leadville Veterans by Age

count

Leadville Veterans by Race

Leadville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leadville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74%

Labor Force Participation

70.8%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Leadville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Leadville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Leadville 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

47.66%

Born in Leadville

102.85%

Native Born

0.87%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

102.85% of Leadville residents were born in the United States, with 47.66% having been born in Colorado. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Leadville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Leadville Population by Year