Orchard Mesa, Colorado Population 2020

6,601

Orchard Mesa is a city located in Colorado. Orchard Mesa has a 2020 population of 6,601. Orchard Mesa is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -3.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,836 in 2010. Orchard Mesa reached it's highest population of 6,940 in 2011.

The average household income in Orchard Mesa is $66,854 with a poverty rate of 16.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,100 per month, and the median house value is $178,900. The median age in Orchard Mesa is 42.4 years, 39.7 years for males, and 47.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

Orchard Mesa Demographics

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

  • White: 95.33%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Other race: 1.48%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Black or African American: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Orchard Mesa, Colorado is 6,601, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,601.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,836.

Orchard Mesa, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,29395.33%
Two or More Races1412.14%
Some Other Race981.48%
Asian380.58%
Black or African American210.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.15%

Orchard Mesa Population Pyramid 2020

Orchard Mesa Median Age

42.4


Total

39.7


Male

47.2


Female

Orchard Mesa Adults

There are 5,250 adults, (1,479 of whom are seniors) in Orchard Mesa.

Orchard Mesa Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Orchard Mesa Sex Ratio

Female

3,453

52.31%

Male

3,148

47.69%

Orchard Mesa Households and Families

Orchard Mesa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Orchard Mesa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
Non Family81.7%18.3%
All78.4%21.6%
Male73.3%26.7%
Female47.5%52.5%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7382.478.4
Married1,3852.8687.1
Non Family7741.1581.7
Female4482.8447.5
Male1313.373.3

2.77

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Orchard Mesa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade601.27%
9th to 12th Grade3056.44%
High School Graduate1,29927.42%
Some College1,51832.04%
Associates Degree55111.63%
Bachelors Degree71315.05%
Graduate Degree2926.16%

Orchard Mesa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9643,671873
Hispanic63256055
Multiple Races959539
Other Race8989
Asian383838
Black1616
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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,582$45,203$26,354
Less Than High School$35,240$43,661$
High School Grad$31,846$49,231$23,017
Some College$26,979$34,907$23,110
Bachelors Degree$40,765$55,398$34,353
Graduate Degree$42,250$$

$33,582

Average Earnings

$45,203

Average Male

$26,354

Average Female

Orchard Mesa Language

Orchard Mesa Language by Age

Orchard Mesa Language

91.36% of Orchard Mesa residents speak only English, while 8.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.48% of the population.

Orchard Mesa Poverty

Orchard Mesa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,36769212.89%
Hispanic1,02539238.24%
Black211676.19%
Multiple1411510.64%

16.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.25%

Male Poverty Rate

20.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orchard Mesa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orchard Mesa is Black, with 76.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orchard Mesa is Multiple, with 10.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.07%.

Name Poverty
Some College21.51%
Less Than High School9.86%
High School7.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed14.93%
Female Employed14.84%
Male Employed4.82%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Orchard Mesa Income

Orchard Mesa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,175$66,854
Families$62,179$75,615
Married Families$69,196-
Non Families$34,872$41,774

Orchard Mesa Marital Status

Orchard Mesa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Orchard Mesa Married by Age and Sex

Orchard Mesa 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.

Orchard Mesa Marital Status by Race

Orchard Mesa Veterans

509

Number of Veterans

471

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam231
Second Gulf War61
First Gulf War60
Korea40
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White4779.58%
Hispanic334.05%
Other2426.97%
2 or More87.14%

$Orchard Mesa Veterans by Education

1.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orchard Mesa Employment Status

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Orchard Mesa Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.81%

Born in Colorado

96.76%

Native Born

3.24%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.76% of Orchard Mesa residents were born in the United States, with 54.81% having been born in Colorado. 0.85% 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
20206,6010.00%
20196,6010.00%
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%