Montrose, Colorado Population 2020

19,238
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Montrose is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 19,238, it is the 32nd largest city in Colorado and the 1839th largest city in the United States. Montrose is currently declining at a rate of -2.75% annually but its population has increased by 0.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,132 in 2010. Spanning over 18 miles, Montrose has a population density of 1,043 people per square mile.

The average household income in Montrose is $64,063 with a poverty rate of 18.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $905 per month, and the median house value is $211,700. The median age in Montrose is 43.6 years, 41.9 years for males, and 45.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.3 males.

Montrose Demographics

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

  • White: 93.63%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Native American: 1.29%
  • Other race: 1.20%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
The current population of Montrose, Colorado is 19,238, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,096.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
202048,3926821.41%
201947,7106821.43%
201847,0284620.98%
201746,5666261.34%
201645,9407701.68%
201545,170110.02%
201445,159580.13%
201345,101-56-0.12%
201245,157-240-0.53%
201145,397-245-0.54%
201045,6420.00%

Montrose Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,01293.63%
Two or More Races4152.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native2491.29%
Some Other Race2301.20%
Asian1780.93%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1330.69%
Black or African American210.11%
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Montrose Population by Race

Montrose Population Pyramid 2020

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Montrose Median Age

43.6


Total

41.9


Male

45.2


Female

Montrose Adults

There are 14,958 adults, (4,629 of whom are seniors) in Montrose.

Montrose Age Dependency

86.3

Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Montrose Sex Ratio

Female

10,215

53.10%

Male

9,023

46.90%

Montrose Population by Age

Montrose Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montrose Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.7%20.3%
All65.1%34.9%
Male53.8%46.2%
Non Family53.3%46.7%
Female38.4%61.6%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montrose Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1102.3265.1
Married4,0552.8679.7
Non Family2,8701.1553.3
Female8023.5338.4
Male3832.8353.8

2.88

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Montrose Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6564.81%
9th to 12th Grade8706.38%
High School Graduate3,58926.30%
Some College3,77427.66%
Associates Degree9607.04%
Bachelors Degree2,67919.63%
Graduate Degree1,1178.19%
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Montrose Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montrose Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,02110,2093,396
Hispanic2,1331,431178
Native American17917979
Other Race174697
Asian13011832
Multiple Races11610172
Islander11211250
Black2116

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 multiple races people with a rate of 62.07%.

Montrose Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,483$37,661$29,489
Less Than High School$25,326$24,879$26,705
High School Grad$31,593$38,525$26,164
Some College$30,828$34,493$28,556
Bachelors Degree$41,369$50,625$33,795
Graduate Degree$40,408$58,482$33,466

$32,483

Average Earnings

$37,661

Average Male

$29,489

Average Female

Montrose Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montrose Language by Age

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Montrose Language

82.05% of Montrose residents speak only English, while 17.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.37% of the population.

Montrose Language

Montrose Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2322,39816.85%
Hispanic3,8601,00125.93%
Multiple4059423.21%
Asian1785832.58%
Islander1333627.07%
Other2302711.74%
Native249176.83%
Black16531.25%

18.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.14%

Male Poverty Rate

21.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montrose

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montrose is Asian, with 32.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montrose is Native, with 6.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.26%.

Montrose Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.17%
Some College17.20%
High School11.16%
Bachelors or Greater8.23%

Montrose Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.42%
Male Unemployed16.81%
Female Employed10.73%
Male Employed7.42%

Montrose Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montrose Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,250$64,063
Families$64,278$77,929
Married Families$76,445-
Non Families$24,943$36,267
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Income by Household Type

Montrose Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Montrose Marital Status by Race

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Montrose Marital Status

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1,468

Number of Veterans

1,282

Male Veterans

186

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam642
First Gulf War212
Korea137
Second Gulf War116
World War II57

Montrose Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74530
75+482
35 to 54300
55 to 64130
18 to 3426

Montrose Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,41510.00%
Hispanic612.43%
Asian2519.23%
Indian2111.73%
Other73.66%

Montrose Veterans by Race

Montrose Veterans by Education

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8.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montrose Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Montrose Employment by Age

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Montrose Employment by Race

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Montrose 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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42.86%

Born in Colorado

92.68%

Native Born

7.32%

Foreign Born

3.08%

Non Citizen

4.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.68% of Montrose residents were born in the United States, with 42.86% having been born in Colorado. 3.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Montrose Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,098860
202019,238-544-2.75%
201919,782544
201919,238-228-1.17%
201819,466370
201819,096-162-0.84%
201719,258340
201718,918-65-0.34%
201618,983-33-100.00%
201619,0162761.47%
201518,740-230-100.00%
201518,9702071.10%
201418,763-255-100.00%
201419,0182441.30%
201318,774-262-100.00%
201319,0362031.08%
201218,833-107-100.00%
201218,940-41-0.22%
201118,981337
201118,644-418-2.19%
201019,062-70-100.00%
201019,1326,7884.48%
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%

Montrose Population by Year