Meeker, Colorado Population 2022

2,216
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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.

Meeker Demographics

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

  • White: 92.50%
  • Two or more races: 4.41%
  • Native American: 2.04%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Meeker, Colorado is 2,216 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,216.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,449.

Meeker, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,53992.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native562.04%
Asian291.06%
Two or More Races1214.41%
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Meeker Population by Race

Meeker Population Pyramid 2022

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Meeker Median Age

34.8


Total

31.7


Male

35.5


Female

Meeker Adults

There are 1,866 adults, (414 of whom are seniors) in Meeker.

Meeker Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Meeker Sex Ratio

Female

1,391

50.67%

Male

1,354

49.33%

Meeker Population by Age

Meeker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Meeker Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
All63.5%36.5%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Female47.9%52.1%
Male40%60%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meeker Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0982.4563.5
Married4963.4675
Male354.2940
Female1173.0547.9
Non Family4501.0356.7

3.4

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Meeker Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade402.36%
9th to 12th Grade1156.78%
High School Graduate61436.22%
Some College32719.29%
Associates Degree1197.02%
Bachelors Degree33219.59%
Graduate Degree1488.73%
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Meeker Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meeker Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American545432
2+ Races444414
White1,4081,322414
Hispanic1609120
Asian2929

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%.

Meeker Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,523$44,730$35,411
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$44,955$54,432$42,719
Some College$36,610$58,750$33,393
Bachelors Degree$35,313$43,571$26,125
Graduate Degree$$$50,536

$38,523

Average Earnings

$44,730

Average Male

$35,411

Average Female

Meeker Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meeker Language by Age

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Meeker Language

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.

Meeker Language

Meeker Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native561730.36%
Multiple12097.50%
White2,1631547.12%
OtherNaN%

6.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.15%

Male Poverty Rate

8.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meeker

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%.

Meeker Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
High School6.21%
Some College5.23%
Bachelors or Greater6.42%

Meeker Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.51%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.83%
Female Unemployed50.00%

Meeker Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meeker Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,500$62,951
Families$76,071$76,442
Married Families$82,708-
Non Families$31,429$42,588
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Income by Household Type

Meeker Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Meeker Married by Age and Sex

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Meeker Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Meeker Marital Status by Race

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Meeker Marital Status

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166

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War22
First Gulf War60
Vietnam53
Korea4
World War II

Meeker Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5472
55 to 6426
65 to 7453
75+15

Meeker Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1669.55%
Hispanic94.05%

Meeker Veterans by Race

Meeker Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meeker Veterans by Education

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55.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Meeker Employment by Age

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Meeker Employment by Race

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Meeker 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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46.19%

Born in Meeker

93.19%

Native Born

6.81%

Foreign Born

5.03%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Meeker Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,4490.00%
20112,495461.88%
20122,466-29-1.16%
20132,434-32-1.30%
20142,391-43-1.77%
20152,332-59-2.47%
20162,316-16-0.69%
20172,288-28-1.21%
20182,264-24-1.05%
20192,252-12-0.53%
20202,240-12-0.53%
20212,228-12-0.54%
20222,216-12-0.54%

Meeker Population by Year