Mount Crested Butte, Colorado Population 2024

932

Mount Crested Butte is a city located in Gunnison County Colorado. Mount Crested Butte has a 2024 population of 932. Mount Crested Butte is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -0.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 939 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Crested Butte is $115,440 with a poverty rate of 8.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mount Crested Butte is 43.7 years, 41 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Mount Crested Butte Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mount Crested Butte was:

  • White: 96.78%
  • Two or more races: 3.22%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
455.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.75% (-7)
The current population of Mount Crested Butte, Colorado is 932 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 939.

Mount Crested Butte, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White84196.78%
Two or more races283.22%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mount Crested Butte Population by Race

Mount Crested Butte Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Crested Butte Median Age

43.7

Total

41

Male

43.9

Female

Mount Crested Butte Adults

There are 840 adults, (114 of whom are seniors) in Mount Crested Butte.

Mount Crested Butte Age Dependency

19.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Crested Butte Sex Ratio

Female41047.18%
Male45952.82%

Mount Crested Butte Population by Age

Mount Crested Butte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4471.9469.130.9
Married2272.2980.219.8
Non Family1961.6152.647.4
Male161.441000
Female81.381000
showing: 5 rows

2.2

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Crested Butte 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

Mount Crested Butte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Crested Butte 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 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Mount Crested Butte Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,347

Average Earnings

$41,023

Average Male

$40,050

Average Female

Mount Crested Butte Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Crested Butte Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mount Crested Butte Language

94.59% of Mount Crested Butte residents speak only English, while 5.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.76% of the population.

Mount Crested Butte Language

Mount Crested Butte Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White826789.44%
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8.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.5%

Male Poverty Rate

9.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Crested Butte

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Crested Butte is White, with 9.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Crested Butte is White, with 9.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.1%.

Mount Crested Butte Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Some College16.97%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%
showing: 4 rows

Mount Crested Butte Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.38%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed8.51%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Mount Crested Butte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Crested Butte Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Crested Butte Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

61.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Crested Butte Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mount Crested Butte 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.

Mount Crested Butte Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mount Crested Butte Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

32

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Mount Crested Butte Veterans by War

count

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Mount Crested Butte Veterans by Age

count

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Mount Crested Butte Veterans by Race

Mount Crested Butte Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Crested Butte Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

77.3%

Labor Force Participation

77.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Crested Butte Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Crested Butte Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Crested Butte 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

15.77%

Born in Mount Crested Butte

94.36%

Native Born

5.64%

Foreign Born

4.03%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.36% of Mount Crested Butte residents were born in the United States, with 15.77% having been born in Colorado. 4.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mount Crested Butte Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029877-11-1.24%
2028888-11-1.22%
2027899-11-1.21%
2026910-11-1.19%
2025921-11-1.18%
2024932-11-1.17%
2023943-11-1.15%
2022954-11-1.14%
2021965262.77%
2020939414.57%
201989891.01%
201888930.34%
2017886171.96%
2016869151.76%
2015854232.77%
2014831111.34%
201382030.37%
201281710.12%
201181630.37%
2010813
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Mount Crested Butte Population by Year