Poncha Springs, Colorado Population 2024

1,620

Poncha Springs is a city located in Chaffee County Colorado. Poncha Springs has a 2024 population of 1,620. Poncha Springs is currently growing at a rate of 12.27% annually and its population has increased by 72.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 939 in 2020.

The average household income in Poncha Springs is $80,836 with a poverty rate of 11.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Poncha Springs is 51.3 years, 52.1 years for males, and 47.2 years for females.

Poncha Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 87.77%
  • Two or more races: 11.3%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
549.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
72.52% (681)
The current population of Poncha Springs, Colorado is 1,620 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 939.

Poncha Springs, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White76187.77%
Two or more races9811.3%
Asian80.92%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Poncha Springs Population by Race

Poncha Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Poncha Springs Median Age

51.3

Total

52.1

Male

47.2

Female

Poncha Springs Adults

There are 766 adults, (175 of whom are seniors) in Poncha Springs.

Poncha Springs Age Dependency

46.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Poncha Springs Sex Ratio

Female43750.4%
Male43049.6%

Poncha Springs Population by Age

Poncha Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4781.8186.213.8
Non Family2351.2689.810.2
Married2202.3685.914.1
Female232.2652.247.8
Male000
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2.35

Average Family Size

1.81

Average Household Size

86.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Poncha Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Poncha Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Poncha Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.84%.

Poncha Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$63,788

Average Earnings

$68,415

Average Male

$49,375

Average Female

Poncha Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Poncha Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Poncha Springs Language

96.5% of Poncha Springs residents speak only English, while 3.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.5% of the population.

Poncha Springs Language

Poncha Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White661598.93%
Hispanic1332821.05%
Asian88100%
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11.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.48%

Male Poverty Rate

15.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poncha Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poncha Springs is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poncha Springs is White, with 8.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 30.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.68%.

Poncha Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School7.41%
Some College4.49%
Bachelors or Greater0.85%
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Poncha Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed15.74%
Female Unemployed
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Poncha Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Poncha Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Poncha Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

60.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Poncha Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Poncha 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 45-54.

Poncha Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Poncha Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

106

Number of Veterans

106

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Poncha Springs Veterans by War

count

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Poncha Springs Veterans by Age

count

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Poncha Springs Veterans by Race

Poncha Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poncha Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.9%

Labor Force Participation

74.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Poncha Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Poncha Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Poncha Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

65.28%

Born in Poncha Springs

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Poncha Springs residents were born in the United States, with 65.28% having been born in Colorado. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Poncha Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,5051777.6%
20282,3281778.23%
20272,1511778.97%
20261,9741779.85%
20251,79717710.93%
20241,62017712.27%
20231,44317713.98%
20221,26617716.25%
20211,08915015.97%
2020939-178-15.94%
20191,117423.91%
20181,075929.36%
201798311713.51%
2016866739.21%
2015793151.93%
201477820.26%
2013776212.78%
2012755111.48%
2011744182.48%
2010726
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Poncha Springs Population by Year