Pagosa Springs, Colorado Population 2021

2,203
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Pagosa Springs is a city located in Archuleta County Colorado. It is also the county seat of Archuleta County. With a 2020 population of 2,203, it is the 112th largest city in Colorado and the 7255th largest city in the United States . Pagosa Springs is currently growing at a rate of 2.75% annually and its population has increased by 27.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,727 in 2010. Pagosa Springs reached it's highest population of 2,203 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Pagosa Springs has a population density of 442 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pagosa Springs is $42,524 with a poverty rate of 25.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $766 per month, and the median house value is $227,500. The median age in Pagosa Springs is 34.3 years, 30.6 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Pagosa Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 64.75%
  • Other race: 27.66%
  • Two or more races: 2.58%
  • Black or African American: 2.19%
  • Native American: 2.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Pagosa Springs, Colorado is 2,203 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,026.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,727.

Pagosa Springs, Colorado Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,33264.75%
Some Other Race56927.66%
Two or More Races532.58%
Black or African American452.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native432.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.73%
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Pagosa Springs Population by Race

Pagosa Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Pagosa Springs Median Age

34.3


Total

30.6


Male

41


Female

Pagosa Springs Adults

There are 1,534 adults, (324 of whom are seniors) in Pagosa Springs.

Pagosa Springs Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pagosa Springs Sex Ratio

Female

994

48.32%

Male

1,063

51.68%

Pagosa Springs Population by Age

Pagosa Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pagosa Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.4%39.6%
All35.2%64.8%
Male34.5%65.5%
Non Family29.5%70.5%
Female14.9%85.1%

35.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pagosa Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9102.1635.2
Non Family4921.2129.5
Married2353.460.4
Female1543.314.9
Male292.0734.5

3.14

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Pagosa Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1087.62%
9th to 12th Grade996.98%
High School Graduate45932.37%
Some College35825.25%
Associates Degree604.23%
Bachelors Degree26418.62%
Graduate Degree704.94%
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Pagosa Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pagosa Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White819788274
Hispanic51534047
Other Race35423834
Native American434313
2+ Races1514
Islander1515

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 white people with a rate of 33.46%.

Pagosa Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,980$23,704$18,586
Less Than 9th Grade$$28,472$2,500
High School Graduate$15,669$15,278$16,328
Some College$23,413$24,306$22,941
Bachelors Degree$30,613$35,278$
Graduate Degree$63,750$$

$19,980

Average Earnings

$23,704

Average Male

$18,586

Average Female

Pagosa Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pagosa Springs Language by Age

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Pagosa Springs Language

81.61% of Pagosa Springs residents speak only English, while 18.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.08% of the population.

Pagosa Springs Language

Pagosa Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,04623722.66%
Hispanic84322726.93%
Other56916829.53%
Black4545100.00%
Native433069.77%
Multiple521426.92%

25.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.41%

Male Poverty Rate

27.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pagosa Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pagosa Springs is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pagosa Springs is White, with 22.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.19%.

Pagosa Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College26.14%
High School22.32%
Less Than 9th Grade14.29%
Bachelors or Greater7.06%

Pagosa Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed56.67%
Female Employed28.51%
Female Unemployed20.69%
Male Employed13.26%

Pagosa Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pagosa Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,375$42,524
Families$32,794$43,964
Married Families$41,875-
Non Families$20,526$40,079
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Income by Household Type

Pagosa Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pagosa Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Pagosa Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pagosa Springs Marital Status by Race

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Pagosa Springs Marital Status

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176

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War56
Vietnam45
First Gulf War15
World War II
Korea

Pagosa Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3456
75+36
55 to 6433
65 to 7427
35 to 5424

Pagosa Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11811.07%
Other Race4310.89%
Hispanic345.96%
Native American1534.88%

Pagosa Springs Veterans by Race

Pagosa Springs Veterans by Education

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28.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pagosa Springs Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Pagosa Springs Employment by Age

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Pagosa Springs Employment by Race

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Pagosa Springs 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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39.57%

Born in Pagosa Springs

92.17%

Native Born

7.83%

Foreign Born

2.82%

Non Citizen

5.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.17% of Pagosa Springs residents were born in the United States, with 39.57% having been born in Colorado. 2.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pagosa Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,203592.75%
20202,144592.83%
20192,085592.91%
20182,026643.26%
20171,962693.65%
20161,893774.24%
20151,816241.34%
20141,792150.84%
20131,777170.97%
20121,760211.21%
20111,739-7-0.40%
20101,7460.00%

Pagosa Springs Population by Year