Meeker, Colorado Population 2020

2,205

Meeker is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 2,205, it is the 111th largest city in Colorado and the 7245th largest city in the United States. Meeker is currently declining at a rate of -1.25% annually and its population has decreased by -10.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,475 in 2010. Meeker reached it's highest population of 2,498 in 2011. Spanning over 4 miles, Meeker has a population density of 624 people per square mile.

The average household income in Meeker is $61,536 with a poverty rate of 15.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $705 per month, and the median house value is $183,600. The median age in Meeker is 36.7 years, 39.1 years for males, and 35.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.3 males.

Meeker Demographics

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

  • White: 92.90%
  • Two or more races: 6.21%
  • Native American: 0.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Meeker, Colorado is 2,205, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,261.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,475.

Meeker, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,40792.90%
Two or More Races1616.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.89%

Meeker Population Pyramid 2020

Meeker Median Age

36.7


Total

39.1


Male

35.2


Female

Meeker Adults

There are 1,776 adults, (471 of whom are seniors) in Meeker.

Meeker Age Dependency

98.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Meeker Sex Ratio

Female

1,369

52.84%

Male

1,222

47.16%

Meeker Households and Families

Meeker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meeker Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
All61.9%38.1%
Male58.5%41.5%
Female49.5%50.5%
Non Family49%51%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0202.4761.9
Married4963.2374.6
Non Family3881.0449
Female953.8649.5
Male413.6358.5

3.35

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

0.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meeker Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade975.97%
9th to 12th Grade714.37%
High School Graduate69642.80%
Some College43526.75%
Associates Degree996.09%
Bachelors Degree1619.90%
Graduate Degree674.12%

Meeker Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4641,395228
Hispanic12829
Native American2323
Multiple Races1111

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 white people with a rate of 15.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,076$51,121$24,813
Less Than High School$23,786$$
High School Grad$41,309$51,940$26,250
Some College$31,724$52,535$23,850
Bachelors Degree$41,458$42,031$
Graduate Degree$63,438$88,750$51,563

$36,076

Average Earnings

$51,121

Average Male

$24,813

Average Female

Meeker Language

Meeker Language by Age

Meeker Language

88.63% of Meeker residents speak only English, while 11.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.25% of the population.

Meeker Poverty

Meeker Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic32920963.53%
White2,0151326.55%
Multiple1603622.50%
Native2323100.00%

15.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.40%

Male Poverty Rate

18.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meeker

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meeker is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meeker is White, with 6.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School66.03%
Some College7.23%
High School6.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.23%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.89%
Female Employed12.69%
Male Employed7.07%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Meeker Income

Meeker Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,663$61,536
Families$64,667$72,696
Married Families$73,917-
Non Families$28,864$43,357

Meeker Marital Status

Meeker Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Meeker Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Meeker Marital Status by Race

Meeker Veterans

174

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam86
First Gulf War39
Second Gulf War17
Korea5
World War II

$Meeker Veterans by Education

8.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meeker Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Meeker 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

50.87%

Born in Colorado

95.33%

Native Born

4.67%

Foreign Born

4.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.33% of Meeker residents were born in the United States, with 50.87% having been born in Colorado. 4.13% 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
20202,205-28-1.25%
20192,233-28-1.24%
20182,261-27-1.18%
20172,288-28-1.21%
20162,316-19-0.81%
20152,335-59-2.46%
20142,394-43-1.76%
20132,437-32-1.30%
20122,469-29-1.16%
20112,498461.88%
20102,4520.00%