Littleton, Colorado Population 2022

46,436
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Littleton is a city located in Arapahoe County, Douglas County, and Jefferson County Colorado. It is also the county seat of Arapahoe County. With a 2020 population of 46,436, it is the 21st largest city in Colorado and the 960th largest city in the United States. Littleton is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 46,208 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Littleton has a population density of 3,678 people per square mile.

The average household income in Littleton is $106,318 with a poverty rate of 7.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Littleton is 41 years, 39.9 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Littleton Demographics

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

  • White: 89.85%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Other race: 2.52%
  • Asian: 2.44%
  • Black or African American: 1.37%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Littleton, Colorado is 46,436 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 46,208.

Littleton, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

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Littleton Population by Race

Littleton Population Pyramid 2022

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Littleton Median Age

40.2


Total

38.7


Male

42.1


Female

Littleton Adults

There are 37,903 adults, (8,193 of whom are seniors) in Littleton.

Littleton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Littleton Sex Ratio

Female

23,808

51.52%

Male

22,400

48.48%

Littleton Population by Age

Littleton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Littleton Household Types

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Littleton Households and Families

2.92

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Littleton Households by Type

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Littleton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Littleton Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.81%.

Littleton Educational Attainment by Race

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$50,137

Average Earnings

$55,326

Average Male

$42,471

Average Female

Littleton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Littleton Language by Age

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Littleton Language

90.47% of Littleton residents speak only English, while 9.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.99% of the population.

Littleton Language

Littleton Poverty by Race

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7.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.76%

Male Poverty Rate

8.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Littleton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Littleton is Multiple, with 6.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.88%.

Littleton Poverty

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Littleton Poverty Rate by Education

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Littleton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Littleton Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Littleton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Littleton Married by Age and Sex

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Littleton 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 35-44.

Littleton Marital Status by Race

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Littleton Marital Status

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2,492

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Littleton Veterans by War

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Littleton Veterans by Age

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Littleton Veterans by Race

Littleton Veterans by Education

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7.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Littleton Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Littleton Employment by Age

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Littleton Employment by Race

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Littleton 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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40.03%

Born in Littleton

93.28%

Native Born

6.72%

Foreign Born

3.42%

Non Citizen

3.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.28% of Littleton residents were born in the United States, with 40.03% having been born in Colorado. 3.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Littleton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Littleton Population by Year