Littleton, Colorado Population 2020

50,507

Littleton is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 50,507, it is the 20th largest city in Colorado and the 782nd largest city in the United States. Littleton is currently growing at a rate of 2.54% annually and its population has increased by 21.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,737 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Littleton has a population density of 4,000 people per square mile.

The average household income in Littleton is $102,279 with a poverty rate of 7.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,206 per month, and the median house value is $379,700. The median age in Littleton is 40.9 years, 39.8 years for males, and 42.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males.

Littleton Demographics

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

  • White: 90.12%
  • Two or more races: 2.97%
  • Asian: 2.37%
  • Black or African American: 2.11%
  • Other race: 1.64%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Littleton, Colorado is 50,507, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,007.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 41,737.

Littleton, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,39090.12%
Two or More Races1,3992.97%
Asian1,1172.37%
Black or African American9942.11%
Some Other Race7731.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native3460.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.03%

Littleton Population Pyramid 2020

Littleton Median Age

40.9


Total

39.8


Male

42.2


Female

Littleton Adults

There are 37,834 adults, (8,106 of whom are seniors) in Littleton.

Littleton Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Littleton Sex Ratio

Female

24,477

52.04%

Male

22,558

47.96%

Littleton Households and Families

Littleton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Littleton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All59.6%40.4%
Male47.1%52.9%
Female45.9%54.1%
Non Family43.3%56.7%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,0432.3259.6
Married9,037378.4
Non Family8,3461.2843.3
Female1,7763.0445.9
Male8843.7147.1

2.98

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Littleton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5941.74%
9th to 12th Grade1,4294.19%
High School Graduate5,74616.85%
Some College7,35621.58%
Associates Degree2,5537.49%
Bachelors Degree10,61331.13%
Graduate Degree5,80417.02%

Littleton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,53827,66614,805
Hispanic3,5142,535801
Asian791772540
Multiple Races667623218
Black65953380
Other Race470377124
Native American21321022
Islander77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,468$54,170$40,451
Less Than High School$30,604$31,362$26,463
High School Grad$34,773$38,779$30,014
Some College$38,836$44,313$32,399
Bachelors Degree$57,266$69,940$50,565
Graduate Degree$78,154$107,470$62,554

$47,468

Average Earnings

$54,170

Average Male

$40,451

Average Female

Littleton Language

Littleton Language by Age

Littleton Language

89.62% of Littleton residents speak only English, while 10.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.29% of the population.

Littleton Poverty

Littleton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,9992,8057.58%
Hispanic6,2494927.87%
Multiple1,38516812.13%
Other76116521.68%
Black96411411.83%
Asian1,1121109.89%
Native346123.47%
Islander16956.25%

7.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.05%

Male Poverty Rate

8.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Littleton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Littleton is Islander, with 56.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Littleton is Native, with 3.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.12%
High School11.29%
Some College8.60%
Bachelors or Greater4.84%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.48%
Male Unemployed12.86%
Female Employed4.14%
Male Employed4.07%

Littleton Income

Littleton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$73,185$102,279
Families$100,041$129,942
Married Families$113,314-
Non Families$43,596$60,440

Littleton Marital Status

Littleton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Littleton Married by Age and Sex

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

Littleton Veterans

2,734

Number of Veterans

2,527

Male Veterans

207

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam934
Second Gulf War479
First Gulf War442
Korea263
World War II184
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5857.50%
Hispanic1523.59%
2 or More799.97%
Asian282.87%
Other254.80%
Black172.04%

$Littleton Veterans by Education

4.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Littleton Employment Status

69.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Littleton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

40.21%

Born in Colorado

92.11%

Native Born

7.89%

Foreign Born

4.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.11% of Littleton residents were born in the United States, with 40.21% having been born in Colorado. 4.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202050,5071,2502.54%
201949,2571,2502.60%
201848,0071980.41%
201747,8091,2502.68%
201646,5592510.54%
201546,3081,5713.51%
201444,7373200.72%
201344,4176331.45%
201243,7846971.62%
201143,0871,1712.79%
201041,9161,5760.38%
200040,3406,6551.82%
199033,6855,0541.64%
198028,6312,1650.79%
197026,46612,7966.83%
196013,67010,29215.00%
19503,3781,1784.38%
19402,2001,9005.11%
19003000.00%