Meeker is a city located in Rio Blanco County Colorado. Meeker has a 2020 population of 2,216. It is also the county seat of Rio Blanco County. Meeker is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -9.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,449 in 2010.
The average household income in Meeker is $61,094 with a poverty rate of 6.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $770 per month, and the median house value is $211,000. The median age in Meeker is 38.2 years, 37.9 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Meekerwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 59.26%.
93.77% of Meeker residents speak only English, while 6.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.15% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Meeker is Native, with 30.36% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Meeker is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.70%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Meeker
93.19% of Meeker residents were born in the United States, with 46.19% having been born in Colorado. 5.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.