Nucla, Colorado Population 2022

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Nucla is a city located in Montrose County Colorado. Nucla has a 2020 population of 699. Nucla is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -1.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 711 in 2010.

The average household income in Nucla is $47,278 with a poverty rate of 20.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $118,200. The median age in Nucla is 40.7 years, 38.7 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Nucla Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nuclawas:

  • White: 93.01%
  • Black or African American: 6.52%
  • Asian: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Nucla, Colorado is 699 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 699.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 711.

Nucla, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59993.01%
Black or African American426.52%
Asian30.47%
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Nucla Population by Race

Nucla Population Pyramid $2022

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Nucla Median Age

40.7


Total

38.7


Male

41.8


Female

Nucla Adults

There are 472 adults, (150 of whom are seniors) in Nucla.

Nucla Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Nucla Sex Ratio

Female

334

51.86%

Male

310

48.14%

Nucla Population by Age

Nucla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nucla Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female57.9%42.1%
All69.8%30.2%
Married88%12%
Male100%0%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nucla Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2752.3469.8
Married1173.3588
Non Family1151.0753.9
Female382.8257.9
Male54.4100

3.26

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Nucla Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade133.12%
9th to 12th Grade215.04%
High School Graduate19446.52%
Some College10023.98%
Associates Degree235.52%
Bachelors Degree409.59%
Graduate Degree266.24%
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Nucla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nucla Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White40837766
Hispanic63
Asian33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.18%.

Nucla Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,803$40,391$27,727
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,313$40,234$26,667
Some College$28,438$$22,188
Bachelors Degree$38,036$$38,750
Graduate Degree$68,393$$

$29,803

Average Earnings

$40,391

Average Male

$27,727

Average Female

Nucla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nucla Language by Age

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Nucla Language

96.62% of Nucla residents speak only English, while 3.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.38% of the population.

Nucla Language

Nucla Poverty by Race

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20.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.00%

Male Poverty Rate

20.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nucla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nucla is White, with 22.35% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.41%.

Nucla Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.59%
High School20.10%
Some College15.45%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%

Nucla Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed16.22%
Male Employed14.29%

Nucla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nucla Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,375$47,278
Families$46,250$56,200
Married Families$47,679-
Non Families$29,531$34,864
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Income by Household Type

Nucla Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Nucla Married by Age and Sex

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Nucla Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Nucla Marital Status by Race

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Nucla Marital Status

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43

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24
First Gulf War6
World War II2
Korea
Second Gulf War

Nucla Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7414
35 to 5411
55 to 6410
75+8
18 to 34

Nucla Veterans by Age

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Nucla Veterans by Race

Nucla Veterans by Education

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37.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

67.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nucla Veterans by Education

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48.4%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Nucla Employment by Age

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Nucla Employment by Race

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Nucla 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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67.86%

Born in Nucla

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

2.48%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.52% of Nucla residents were born in the United States, with 67.86% having been born in Colorado. 2.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nucla Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022699-5-0.71%
2021704-5-0.71%
2020709-5-0.70%
2019714-5-0.70%
201871910.14%
2017718111.56%
201670750.71%
2015702-2-0.28%
201470450.72%
2013699-4-0.57%
2012703-3-0.42%
2011706-5-0.70%
20107110.00%

Nucla Population by Year