Orchard Mesa, Colorado Population 2022

6,719
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Orchard Mesa is a city located in Colorado. Orchard Mesa has a 2020 population of 6,719. Orchard Mesa is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,836 in 2010.

The average household income in Orchard Mesa is $65,894 with a poverty rate of 15.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,154 per month, and the median house value is $189,400. The median age in Orchard Mesa is 41.9 years, 40.1 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Orchard Mesa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Orchard Mesawas:

  • White: 94.92%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Other race: 1.93%
  • Black or African American: 0.48%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Orchard Mesa, Colorado is 6,719 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,719.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,836.

Orchard Mesa, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,37894.92%
Two or More Races1442.14%
Some Other Race1301.93%
Black or African American320.48%
Asian250.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.15%
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Orchard Mesa Population by Race

Orchard Mesa Population Pyramid $2022

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Orchard Mesa Median Age

41.9


Total

40.1


Male

43.2


Female

Orchard Mesa Adults

There are 5,149 adults, (1,473 of whom are seniors) in Orchard Mesa.

Orchard Mesa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Orchard Mesa Sex Ratio

Female

3,592

53.46%

Male

3,127

46.54%

Orchard Mesa Population by Age

Orchard Mesa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Orchard Mesa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female44.3%55.7%
Male66%34%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family83.5%16.5%
Married84.7%15.3%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Orchard Mesa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7382.4476.5
Married1,4072.8884.7
Non Family7091.1683.5
Female4602.8544.3
Male1623.0666

2.78

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Orchard Mesa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade621.32%
9th to 12th Grade2375.05%
High School Graduate1,33928.56%
Some College1,54332.91%
Associates Degree59312.65%
Bachelors Degree62113.24%
Graduate Degree2946.27%
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Orchard Mesa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Orchard Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0203,792849
Hispanic58151041
Other Race120101
2+ Races4848
Asian252525
Black2323
Native American1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Orchard Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,384$44,531$25,348
Less Than 9th Grade$30,648$35,625$
High School Graduate$37,500$57,917$25,326
Some College$25,020$35,179$19,167
Bachelors Degree$36,202$48,229$33,664
Graduate Degree$31,971$31,010$44,167

$32,384

Average Earnings

$44,531

Average Male

$25,348

Average Female

Orchard Mesa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Orchard Mesa Language by Age

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Orchard Mesa Language

92.21% of Orchard Mesa residents speak only English, while 7.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.85% of the population.

Orchard Mesa Language

Orchard Mesa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,55761811.12%
Hispanic95638740.48%
Black322371.88%
Multiple1441812.50%
OtherNaN%

15.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.51%

Male Poverty Rate

17.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orchard Mesa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orchard Mesa is Black, with 71.88% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.50%.

Orchard Mesa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College20.65%
Less Than 9th Grade6.69%
High School5.30%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%

Orchard Mesa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed12.16%
Female Employed11.98%
Male Employed5.81%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Orchard Mesa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Orchard Mesa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,227$65,894
Families$62,763$73,828
Married Families$71,827-
Non Families$36,335$40,288
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Income by Household Type

Orchard Mesa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Orchard Mesa Married by Age and Sex

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Orchard Mesa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Orchard Mesa Marital Status by Race

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Orchard Mesa Marital Status

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457

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam231
Korea52
First Gulf War47
Second Gulf War28
World War II

Orchard Mesa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74202
55 to 64105
75+78
35 to 5472
18 to 34

Orchard Mesa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4338.86%
Hispanic283.78%
Other Race2420.00%

Orchard Mesa Veterans by Race

Orchard Mesa Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orchard Mesa Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Orchard Mesa Employment by Age

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Orchard Mesa Employment by Race

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Orchard Mesa 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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57.40%

Born in Orchard Mesa

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.78% of Orchard Mesa residents were born in the United States, with 57.40% having been born in Colorado. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Orchard Mesa Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20226,7190.00%
20216,7190.00%
20206,7190.00%
20196,7191181.79%
20186,6012213.46%
20176,380-117-1.80%
20166,4971121.75%
20156,3851131.80%
20146,272-351-5.30%
20136,623-278-4.03%
20126,901-39-0.56%
20116,9401041.52%
20106,8360.00%

Orchard Mesa Population by Year