Rifle, Colorado Population 2023

10,815

Rifle is a city located in Garfield County Colorado. With a 2023 population of 10,815, it is the 64th largest city in Colorado and the 3889th largest city in the United States.Rifle is currently growing at a rate of 1.18% annually and its population has increased by 3.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,437 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Rifle has a population density of 1,537 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rifle is $73,113 with a poverty rate of 10.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rifle is 32.8 years, 32.4 years for males, and 33.2 years for females.

Rifle Demographics

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

  • White: 88.11%
  • Two or more races: 7.44%
  • Other race: 3.64%
  • Asian: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0%
The current population of Rifle, Colorado is 10,815 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,437.

Rifle, Colorado Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Rifle Population by Race

Rifle Population Pyramid 2023

Rifle Median Age

32.8

Total

32.4

Male

33.2

Female

Rifle Adults

There are 6,847 adults, (929 of whom are seniors) in Rifle.

Rifle Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rifle Sex Ratio

Female4,85149.65%
Male4,92050.35%

Rifle Population by Age

Rifle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.4

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rifle Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rifle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rifle Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 28.57%.

Rifle Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$37,310

Average Earnings

$44,422

Average Male

$27,216

Average Female

Rifle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rifle Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rifle Language

71.64% of Rifle residents speak only English, while 28.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.32% of the population.

Rifle Language

Rifle Poverty by Race

rate

10.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.27%

Male Poverty Rate

11.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rifle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rifle is Multiple, with 13.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rifle is Other, with 1.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.07%.

Rifle Poverty

Rifle Poverty Rate by Education

Rifle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rifle Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rifle Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rifle Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rifle Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rifle Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rifle Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

445

Number of Veterans

382

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

Rifle Veterans by War

Rifle Veterans by Age

count

Rifle Veterans by Race

Rifle Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rifle Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.7%

Labor Force Participation

70.2%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Rifle Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rifle Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rifle 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

45.89%

Born in Rifle

79.09%

Native Born

14.53%

Foreign Born

11.05%

Non Citizen

3.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.09% of Rifle residents were born in the United States, with 45.89% having been born in Colorado. 11.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rifle Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Rifle Population by Year