Littleton, Colorado Population 2022

48,224
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Littleton is a city located in Arapahoe County, Douglas County, and Jefferson County Colorado. Littleton has a 2020 population of 48,224. It is also the county seat of Arapahoe County. Littleton is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 15.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,915 in 2010.

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 $1,359 per month, and the median house value is $446,500. 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 48,224 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,224.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 41,915.

Littleton, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,51689.85%
Black or African American6351.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native1660.36%
Asian1,1262.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.04%
Some Other Race1,1632.52%
Two or More Races1,5843.43%
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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

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All58.9%41.1%
Female51.2%48.8%
Non Family42.1%57.9%
Male41.2%58.8%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Littleton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,3002.2558.9
Married8,8672.9779
Male9113.0941.2
Female1,5753.0851.2
Non Family8,9471.342.1

2.92

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Littleton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4971.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,1093.21%
High School Graduate5,47915.84%
Some College6,49818.79%
Associates Degree2,4687.14%
Bachelors Degree11,58233.49%
Graduate Degree6,94820.09%
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Littleton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Littleton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian776765534
White29,27628,55316,418
2+ Races946899508
Native American13111751
Other Race743668274
Hispanic3,5142,7661,217
Black40530345

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,137$55,326$42,471
Less Than 9th Grade$32,485$41,321$21,071
High School Graduate$38,471$40,819$33,382
Some College$37,685$42,880$31,623
Bachelors Degree$58,162$71,915$49,335
Graduate Degree$71,588$90,000$61,901

$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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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1818100.00%
Asian1,11414212.75%
Black6147812.70%
Hispanic5,9245609.45%
White36,9152,6467.17%
Other226NaN%
Multiple1,5841106.94%

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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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.08%
High School10.22%
Some College9.65%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%

Littleton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.84%
Male Unemployed6.54%
Female Employed4.85%
Female Unemployed21.13%

Littleton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Littleton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,375$106,278
Families$104,242$133,126
Married Families$117,311-
Non Families$46,840$68,985
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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

War Veterans
Second Gulf War404
First Gulf War396
Vietnam760
Korea369
World War II87

Littleton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34221
35 to 54485
55 to 64377
65 to 74540
75+869

Littleton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3866.95%
Black265.56%
Other Race364.24%
2+ Races443.91%
Hispanic701.70%

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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003000.00%
19402,2001,9005.11%
19503,3781,1784.38%
196013,67010,29215.00%
197026,46612,7966.83%
198028,6312,1650.79%
199033,6855,0541.64%
200040,3406,6551.82%
201041,9151,5750.38%
201143,0901,1752.80%
201243,7806901.60%
201344,4116311.44%
201444,7273160.71%
201546,2971,5703.51%
201646,5442470.53%
201747,7941,2502.69%
201848,0122180.46%
201948,065530.11%
202048,118530.11%
202148,171530.11%
202248,224530.11%

Littleton Population by Year