Monte Vista, Colorado Population 2024

4,069

Monte Vista is a city located in Rio Grande County Colorado. Monte Vista has a 2024 population of 4,069. Monte Vista is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -4.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,249 in 2020.

The average household income in Monte Vista is $61,966 with a poverty rate of 17.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Monte Vista is 38.2 years, 37.7 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Monte Vista Demographics

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

  • White: 68.15%
  • Two or more races: 18.31%
  • Other race: 11.59%
  • Native American: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,545.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.24% (-180)
The current population of Monte Vista, Colorado is 4,069 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,249.

Monte Vista, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,86368.15%
Two or more races76918.31%
Other race48711.59%
Native American631.5%
Black or African American190.45%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Monte Vista Population by Race

Monte Vista Population Pyramid 2024

Monte Vista Median Age

38.2

Total

37.7

Male

38.5

Female

Monte Vista Adults

There are 3,211 adults, (610 of whom are seniors) in Monte Vista.

Monte Vista Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Monte Vista Sex Ratio

Female2,16351.49%
Male2,03848.51%

Monte Vista Population by Age

Monte Vista Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5762.6168.231.8
Married6782.9292.87.2
Non Family4641.233070
Female3573.8864.435.6
Male772.341000
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3.03

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Monte Vista Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Monte Vista Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monte Vista Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 63.49%.

Monte Vista Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,659

Average Earnings

$44,279

Average Male

$48,204

Average Female

Monte Vista Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monte Vista Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Monte Vista Language

72.71% of Monte Vista residents speak only English, while 27.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.36% of the population.

Monte Vista Language

Monte Vista Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,68840815.18%
White1,33127720.81%
Multiple765729.41%
Other477275.66%
Black19631.58%
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17.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.92%

Male Poverty Rate

17.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monte Vista

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monte Vista is Black, with 31.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monte Vista is Other, with 5.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 30.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.37%.

Monte Vista Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.87%
Some College13.23%
High School10.94%
Bachelors or Greater2.1%
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Monte Vista Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed63.25%
Female Unemployed35.85%
Female Employed15.2%
Male Employed11.54%
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Monte Vista Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monte Vista Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Monte Vista Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Monte Vista Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Monte Vista 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.

Monte Vista Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Monte Vista Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

88

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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Monte Vista Veterans by War

count

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Monte Vista Veterans by Age

count

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Monte Vista Veterans by Race

Monte Vista Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monte Vista Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Monte Vista Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Monte Vista Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Monte Vista Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

65.13%

Born in Monte Vista

93.95%

Native Born

6.05%

Foreign Born

4%

Non Citizen

2.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.95% of Monte Vista residents were born in the United States, with 65.13% having been born in Colorado. 4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Monte Vista Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,879-38-0.97%
20283,917-38-0.96%
20273,955-38-0.95%
20263,993-38-0.94%
20254,031-38-0.93%
20244,069-38-0.93%
20234,107-38-0.92%
20224,145-38-0.91%
20214,183-66-1.55%
20204,2491904.68%
20194,05910.02%
20184,058-25-0.61%
20174,083-33-0.8%
20164,116-15-0.36%
20154,131-73-1.74%
20144,204-74-1.73%
20134,278-85-1.95%
20124,363-31-0.71%
20114,394-60-1.35%
20104,454-75-1.66%
20004,5292054.74%
19904,32442210.81%
19803,902-7-0.18%
19703,90952415.48%
19603,3851133.45%
19503,272642%
19403,20859822.91%
19302,610662.59%
19102,544
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Monte Vista Population by Year