Littleton, Colorado Population 2023

46,828

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 2023 population of 46,828, it is the 21st largest city in Colorado and the 962nd largest city in the United States.Littleton is currently growing at a rate of 0.84% annually and its population has increased by 2.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,652 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Littleton has a population density of 3,709 people per square mile.

The average household income in Littleton is $106,318 with a poverty rate of 9.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Littleton is 40.2 years, 38.7 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Littleton Demographics

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

  • 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 46,828 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 45,652.

Littleton, Colorado Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Littleton Population by Race

Littleton Population Pyramid 2023

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

55.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Littleton Sex Ratio

Female23,80851.52%
Male22,40048.48%

Littleton Population by Age

Littleton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.92

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Littleton Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Littleton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Littleton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 89.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.11%.

Littleton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$50,137

Average Earnings

$55,326

Average Male

$42,471

Average Female

Littleton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Littleton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

9.01%

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% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Littleton is White, with 8.16% 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

Littleton Poverty Rate by Education

Littleton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Littleton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Littleton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Littleton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Littleton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,492

Number of Veterans

2,188

Male Veterans

304

Female Veterans

Littleton Veterans by War

Littleton Veterans by Age

count

Littleton Veterans by Race

Littleton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Littleton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Littleton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Littleton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Littleton 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

40.52%

Born in Littleton

94.41%

Native Born

6.81%

Foreign Born

3.46%

Non Citizen

3.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.41% of Littleton residents were born in the United States, with 40.52% having been born in Colorado. 3.46% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Littleton Population by Year