Rifle, Colorado Population 2020

9,750

Rifle is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 9,750, it is the 50th largest city in Colorado and the 3153rd largest city in the United States. Rifle is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 6.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,172 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Rifle has a population density of 1,386 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rifle is $71,746 with a poverty rate of 11.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $969 per month, and the median house value is $231,800. The median age in Rifle is 32.4 years, 30.9 years for males, and 33.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.9 males.

Rifle Demographics

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

  • White: 85.32%
  • Other race: 9.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.21%
  • Native American: 1.09%
  • Asian: 0.79%
  • Black or African American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rifle, Colorado is 9,750, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,732.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,172.

Rifle, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,19185.32%
Some Other Race8829.19%
Two or More Races3083.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native1051.09%
Asian760.79%
Black or African American380.40%

Rifle Population Pyramid 2020

Rifle Median Age

32.4


Total

30.9


Male

33.5


Female

Rifle Adults

There are 6,727 adults, (958 of whom are seniors) in Rifle.

Rifle Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rifle Sex Ratio

Female

4,731

49.28%

Male

4,869

50.72%

Rifle Households and Families

Rifle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rifle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male88%12%
Married71.8%28.2%
All63.2%36.8%
Female56.4%43.6%
Non Family41.8%58.2%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3722.8163.2
Married2,0523.371.8
Non Family8381.3341.8
Female3653.2156.4
Male1173.5688

3.26

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rifle Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5659.40%
9th to 12th Grade5198.63%
High School Graduate1,97232.80%
Some College1,22320.34%
Associates Degree66110.99%
Bachelors Degree72212.01%
Graduate Degree3505.82%

Rifle Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4793,9951,013
Hispanic1,26875111
Other Race463246
Multiple Races13442
Native American6464
Asian565648
Black3838

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,815$42,192$30,694
Less Than High School$40,614$58,707$25,734
High School Grad$37,438$42,625$28,697
Some College$34,294$37,312$32,370
Bachelors Degree$37,536$39,214$26,250
Graduate Degree$46,016$49,773$43,313

$36,815

Average Earnings

$42,192

Average Male

$30,694

Average Female

Rifle Language

Rifle Language by Age

Rifle Language

75.34% of Rifle residents speak only English, while 24.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.45% of the population.

Rifle Poverty

Rifle Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,52756022.16%
White6,4495198.05%
Other88224728.00%
Native1051514.29%

11.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.49%

Male Poverty Rate

14.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rifle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rifle is Other, with 28.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rifle is White, with 8.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.53%
High School13.77%
Some College7.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.63%
Male Unemployed10.26%
Male Employed7.48%
Female Employed6.58%

Rifle Income

Rifle Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,832$71,746
Families$67,083$79,476
Married Families$83,434-
Non Families$35,455$44,266

Rifle Marital Status

Rifle Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Rifle Married by Age and Sex

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

Rifle Veterans

517

Number of Veterans

381

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam228
First Gulf War136
Second Gulf War54
Korea22
World War II17
Name Veterans % of Total
White4177.24%
Indian64100.00%
Hispanic261.71%
Other264.50%
Black1026.32%

$Rifle Veterans by Education

13.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rifle Employment Status

73.1%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Rifle 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

45.47%

Born in Colorado

85.22%

Native Born

14.78%

Foreign Born

12.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.22% of Rifle residents were born in the United States, with 45.47% having been born in Colorado. 12.55% 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
20209,75090.09%
20199,74190.09%
20189,732490.51%
20179,68390.09%
20169,6741471.54%
20159,527830.88%
20149,444100.11%
20139,43430.03%
20129,4311031.10%
20119,328-12-0.13%
20109,3402,5563.25%
20006,7842,1483.88%
19904,6361,4213.73%
19803,2150.00%