Montrose, Colorado Population 2020

20,076
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Montrose is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 20,076, it is the 32nd largest city in Colorado and the 1842nd largest city in the United States. Montrose is currently growing at a rate of 1.42% annually and its population has increased by 4.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,132 in 2010. Spanning over 18 miles, Montrose has a population density of 1,088 people per square mile.

The average household income in Montrose is $58,663 with a poverty rate of 20.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $876 per month, and the median house value is $192,100. The median age in Montrose is 44.2 years, 42.6 years for males, and 45.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males.

Montrose Demographics

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

  • White: 93.07%
  • Two or more races: 2.24%
  • Other race: 1.52%
  • Native American: 1.49%
  • Asian: 0.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.27%
The current population of Montrose, Colorado is 20,076, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,512.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,132.

Montrose, Colorado Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202043,0724291.00%
201942,6434291.01%
201842,2144291.02%
201741,7856171.48%
201641,1685921.44%
201540,576-20-0.05%
201440,596410.10%
201340,555-99-0.24%
201240,654-318-0.78%
201140,972-214-0.52%
201041,1860.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,77293.07%
Two or More Races4272.24%
Some Other Race2911.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native2851.49%
Asian1690.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1010.53%
Black or African American510.27%
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Montrose Population Pyramid 2020

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Montrose Median Age

44.2


Total

42.6


Male

45.2


Female

Montrose Adults

There are 15,067 adults, (4,297 of whom are seniors) in Montrose.

Montrose Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Montrose Sex Ratio

Female

9,938

52.04%

Male

9,158

47.96%

Montrose Households and Families

Montrose Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montrose Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
Male63.6%36.4%
All61.8%38.2%
Non Family46.2%53.8%
Female35.7%64.3%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2012.2861.8
Married4,0092.8378.5
Non Family2,9231.1846.2
Female8353.1535.7
Male4342.9763.6

2.81

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Montrose Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5474.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,0497.76%
High School Graduate3,63626.91%
Some College3,86328.59%
Associates Degree9497.02%
Bachelors Degree2,27916.87%
Graduate Degree1,1908.81%
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Montrose Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,85610,1243,116
Hispanic2,1411,360178
Native American25217568
Other Race2151239
Asian12811823
Multiple Races1248238
Islander797941
Black51375

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 islander people with a rate of 51.90%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,617$35,669$27,696
Less Than High School$22,765$24,205$20,917
High School Grad$31,542$37,955$26,613
Some College$30,945$34,740$27,940
Bachelors Degree$36,933$46,490$33,423
Graduate Degree$38,906$57,727$34,719

$31,617

Average Earnings

$35,669

Average Male

$27,696

Average Female

Montrose Language

Montrose Language by Age

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Montrose Language

83.06% of Montrose residents speak only English, while 16.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.39% of the population.

Montrose Poverty

Montrose Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,0672,18915.56%
Hispanic3,9791,36034.18%
Multiple4149723.43%
Native2858830.88%
Asian1695130.18%
Islander1013837.62%
Other2913110.65%
Black46613.04%

20.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.96%

Male Poverty Rate

22.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montrose

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montrose is Islander, with 37.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montrose is Other, with 10.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.47%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.31%
Some College16.56%
High School9.90%
Bachelors or Greater6.74%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.60%
Male Unemployed26.92%
Female Employed11.62%
Male Employed8.51%

Montrose Income

Montrose Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,660$58,663
Families$58,723$67,737
Married Families$69,871-
Non Families$25,905$39,498
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Montrose Marital Status

Montrose Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Montrose Married by Age and Sex

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Montrose 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.

Montrose Marital Status by Race

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Montrose Veterans

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1,469

Number of Veterans

1,327

Male Veterans

142

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam739
First Gulf War170
Korea164
Second Gulf War96
World War II82
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74510
75+474
35 to 54252
55 to 64207
18 to 3426
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,42810.10%
Hispanic1144.20%
Other3011.24%
Asian118.59%

Montrose Veterans by Education

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9.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montrose Employment Status

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57.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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42.31%

Born in Colorado

93.50%

Native Born

6.50%

Foreign Born

2.74%

Non Citizen

3.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.50% of Montrose residents were born in the United States, with 42.31% having been born in Colorado. 2.74% 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
202020,0762821.42%
201919,7942821.45%
201819,5121971.02%
201719,3152821.48%
201619,0332441.30%
201518,789-26-0.14%
201418,815-7-0.04%
201318,822-58-0.31%
201218,880-147-0.77%
201119,027-82-0.43%
201019,1096,7654.47%
200012,3443,4903.38%
19908,8541320.15%
19808,7222,2262.99%
19706,4961,4522.56%
19605,044800.16%
19504,9642000.41%
19404,7641,1982.94%
19303,566-15-0.04%
19203,5813270.96%
19103,2540.00%