Pueblo West, Colorado Population 2024

35,832

Pueblo West is a city located in El Paso County and Pueblo County Colorado. Pueblo West has a 2024 population of 35,832. Pueblo West is currently growing at a rate of 2.13% annually and its population has increased by 9.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,842 in 2020.

The average household income in Pueblo West is $104,308 with a poverty rate of 7.08%. The median age in Pueblo West is 40.7 years: 41.2 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Pueblo West Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pueblo West was:

  • White: 84.3%
  • Two or more races: 9.06%
  • Other race: 3.56%
  • Asian: 1.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
Land Area (mi²)
49.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
722.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.1% (2,990)
The current population of Pueblo West, Colorado is 35,832 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 32,842.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28,94584.3%
Two or more races3,1119.06%
Other race1,2243.56%
Asian4701.37%
Black or African American3731.09%
Native American1990.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander150.04%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pueblo West Population by Race

Pueblo West Population Pyramid 2024

Pueblo West Median Age

40.7

Total

41.2

Male

40

Female

Pueblo West Adults

There are 26,115 adults, (5,817 of whom are seniors) in Pueblo West.

Pueblo West Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pueblo West Sex Ratio

Female17,33650.49%
Male17,00149.51%

Pueblo West Population by Age

Pueblo West Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,1082.828614
Married7,6043.2794.15.9
Non Family2,6641.2376.923.1
Female1,1323.5166.533.5
Male7082.7963.836.2

3.19

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pueblo West Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,1094.7%
Associates Degree3,37714.31%
Bachelors Degree4,87420.65%
Graduate Degree2,2869.69%
High School Graduate5,78024.49%
Less Than 9th Grade7173.04%
Some College5,45923.13%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pueblo West Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pueblo West Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White16,01914,9335,236
Hispanic6,3825,6751,327
2+ Races1,7911,743802
Other Race943753158
Asian270256164
Black22320632
Native American16113927
Islander15150

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.74%.

Pueblo West Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,621$76,875$52,661
Graduate Degree$75,417$89,079$67,220
High School Graduate$41,992$53,551$33,101
Less Than 9th Grade$38,060$56,733$26,639
Overall$53,377$63,947$42,297
Some College$48,730$58,238$38,776

$53,377

Average Earnings

$63,947

Average Male

$42,297

Average Female

Pueblo West Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pueblo West Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pueblo West Language

92.74% of Pueblo West residents speak only English, while 7.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.02% of the population.

Pueblo West Language

Pueblo West Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White21,5261,2465.79%
Hispanic10,8887967.31%
Black37327573.73%
Multiple3,0871324.28%
Native1996130.65%
Other1,224544.41%

7.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.3%

Male Poverty Rate

8.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pueblo West

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pueblo West is Black, with 73.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pueblo West is Multiple, with 4.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.94%.

Pueblo West Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.88%
Some College6.6%
High School5.44%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%

Pueblo West Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed13.02%
Male Unemployed12.19%
Female Employed4.77%
Male Employed2.44%

Pueblo West Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pueblo West Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$100,972$112,573
Households$89,530$104,308
Married Families$107,955$-999,999,999
Non Families$60,345$66,428

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pueblo West Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pueblo West Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pueblo West 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 45-54.

Pueblo West Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pueblo West Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,818

Number of Veterans

2,434

Male Veterans

384

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,051
First Gulf War927
Second Gulf War759
Korea89
World War II12

Pueblo West Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,055
65 to 74771
75+402
55 to 64384
18 to 34206

Pueblo West Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,37910.76%
Hispanic6668.78%
2+ Races23910.88%
Black8630.39%
Other Race636.38%
Asian3210.13%
Native American127.45%
Islander746.67%

Pueblo West Veterans by Race

Pueblo West Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pueblo West Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pueblo West Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pueblo West Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pueblo West 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

50.94%

Born in Pueblo West

96.56%

Native Born

3.44%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

1.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.56% of Pueblo West residents were born in the United States, with 50.94% having been born in Colorado. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pueblo West Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202435,8327482.13%
202335,0847472.18%
202234,3371,3464.08%
202132,9911490.45%
202032,8429933.12%
201931,849-11-0.03%
201831,8609593.1%
201730,9014061.33%
201630,495550.18%
201530,440-215-0.7%
201430,6557002.34%
201329,9554551.54%
201229,5004291.48%
201129,071-566-1.91%
201029,63700%

Pueblo West Population by Year