Pagosa Springs, Colorado Population 2020

2,147

Pagosa Springs is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 2,147, it is the 114th largest city in Colorado and the 7337th largest city in the United States. Pagosa Springs is currently growing at a rate of 3.42% annually and its population has increased by 24.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,727 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Pagosa Springs has a population density of 431 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pagosa Springs is $43,842 with a poverty rate of 24.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $767 per month, and the median house value is $208,700. The median age in Pagosa Springs is 39.6 years, 32.5 years for males, and 43.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.0 males.

Pagosa Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 67.05%
  • Other race: 28.39%
  • Native American: 2.03%
  • Black or African American: 1.70%
  • Two or more races: 0.82%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pagosa Springs, Colorado is 2,147, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,005.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,727.

Pagosa Springs, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,38467.05%
Some Other Race58628.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native422.03%
Black or African American351.70%
Two or More Races170.82%

Pagosa Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Pagosa Springs Median Age

39.6


Total

32.5


Male

43.1


Female

Pagosa Springs Adults

There are 1,528 adults, (337 of whom are seniors) in Pagosa Springs.

Pagosa Springs Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Pagosa Springs Sex Ratio

Female

983

47.63%

Male

1,081

52.37%

Pagosa Springs Households and Families

Pagosa Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pagosa Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.1%27.9%
All43.8%56.2%
Non Family36.9%63.1%
Male25.5%74.5%
Female14.5%85.5%

43.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8922.2143.8
Non Family4521.2536.9
Married2693.3272.1
Female1243.3314.5
Male472.1925.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pagosa Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1399.55%
9th to 12th Grade15510.65%
High School Graduate40327.70%
Some College29620.34%
Associates Degree875.98%
Bachelors Degree27919.18%
Graduate Degree966.60%

Pagosa Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White828783302
Hispanic55730960
Other Race38923651
Native American424213
Multiple Races1716

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 36.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,296$26,824$17,188
Less Than High School$27,578$28,633$2,500
High School Grad$14,531$13,958$15,042
Some College$23,778$26,420$18,182
Bachelors Degree$29,922$36,806$19,800
Graduate Degree$45,750$$

$21,296

Average Earnings

$26,824

Average Male

$17,188

Average Female

Pagosa Springs Language

Pagosa Springs Language by Age

Pagosa Springs Language

78.46% of Pagosa Springs residents speak only English, while 21.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.13% of the population.

Pagosa Springs Poverty

Pagosa Springs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,09523621.55%
Hispanic85421825.53%
Other58617329.52%
Black3535100.00%
Native422969.05%
Multiple1616100.00%

24.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.08%

Male Poverty Rate

26.48%

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 21.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.35%.

Name Poverty
Some College28.01%
High School27.53%
Less Than High School16.90%
Bachelors or Greater7.08%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.45%
Female Employed28.98%
Female Unemployed23.33%
Male Employed11.60%

Pagosa Springs Income

Pagosa Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,796$43,842
Families$32,308$44,709
Married Families$45,331-
Non Families$20,114$42,702

Pagosa Springs Marital Status

Pagosa Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pagosa Springs Married by Age and Sex

Pagosa Springs 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.

Pagosa Springs Marital Status by Race

Pagosa Springs Veterans

164

Number of Veterans

128

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam44
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War22
World War II
Korea
Name Veterans % of Total
White11710.83%
Other369.25%
Hispanic305.25%
Indian1126.19%

$Pagosa Springs Veterans by Education

21.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pagosa Springs Employment Status

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pagosa Springs 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

38.81%

Born in Colorado

88.47%

Native Born

11.53%

Foreign Born

6.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.47% of Pagosa Springs residents were born in the United States, with 38.81% having been born in Colorado. 6.15% 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
20202,147713.42%
20192,076713.54%
20182,005653.35%
20171,940713.80%
20161,869764.24%
20151,793261.47%
20141,767140.80%
20131,753181.04%
20121,735221.28%
20111,713-7-0.41%
20101,7200.00%