Rico, Colorado Population 2024

344

Rico is a city located in Dolores County Colorado. Rico has a 2024 population of 344. Rico is currently growing at a rate of 3.61% annually and its population has increased by 17.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 294 in 2020.

The average household income in Rico is $92,976 with a poverty rate of 16.23%. The median age in Rico is 42.8 years: 43.4 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Rico Demographics

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

  • White: 74.35%
  • Native American: 12.57%
  • Two or more races: 10.99%
  • Other race: 2.09%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
507.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
17.01% (50)
The current population of Rico, Colorado is 344 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 294.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28474.35%
Native American4812.57%
Two or more races4210.99%
Other race82.09%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rico Population by Race

Rico Population Pyramid 2024

Rico Median Age

42.8

Total

43.4

Male

40.9

Female

Rico Adults

There are 323 adults, (66 of whom are seniors) in Rico.

Rico Age Dependency

48.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23

Child Dependency Ratio

Rico Sex Ratio

Female21155.24%
Male17144.76%

Rico Population by Age

Rico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2051.8677.622.4
Non Family911.2673.626.4
Married663.0966.733.3
Female401.21000
Male81.881000

2.32

Average Family Size

1.86

Average Household Size

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rico Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree144.59%
Bachelors Degree10735.08%
Graduate Degree3310.82%
High School Graduate8728.52%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College6420.98%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rico Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White203203115
Native American48480
2+ Races29290
Hispanic252517
Other Race888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Rico Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$46,055$0$45,781
Graduate Degree$75,729$0$75,375
High School Graduate$48,563$43,438$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$48,000$52,917$47,656
Some College$53,438$53,125$0

$48,000

Average Earnings

$52,917

Average Male

$47,656

Average Female

Rico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rico Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rico Language

81.15% of Rico residents speak only English, while 18.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 10.47% of the population.

Rico Language

Rico Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2673914.61%
Multiple422354.76%
Hispanic25832%

16.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.47%

Male Poverty Rate

12.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rico is Multiple, with 54.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rico is White, with 14.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.52%.

Rico Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College23.08%
High School17.24%
Bachelors or Greater7.14%

Rico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed12.4%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Rico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rico Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$140,750$122,618
Households$83,281$92,976
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,219$54,992

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rico Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Rico Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rico 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.

Rico Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rico Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War17
Vietnam7
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Rico Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5417
75+15
55 to 643
18 to 340
65 to 740

Rico Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3514.71%
Hispanic1768%

Rico Veterans by Race

Rico Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rico Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.1%

Labor Force Participation

78.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Rico Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rico Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rico 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

29.58%

Born in Rico

92.15%

Native Born

7.85%

Foreign Born

3.4%

Non Citizen

4.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.15% of Rico residents were born in the United States, with 29.58% having been born in Colorado. 3.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rico Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029408133.29%
2028395133.4%
2027382123.24%
2026370133.64%
2025357133.78%
2024344123.61%
202333292.79%
2022323175.56%
2021306124.08%
20202944216.67%
2019252-5-1.95%
2018257-3-1.15%
2017260-2-0.76%
201626293.56%
2015253-1-0.39%
2014254-7-2.68%
201326131.16%
2012258-4-1.53%
2011262-4-1.5%
201026600%

Rico Population by Year