Severance, Colorado Population 2024

12,489

Severance is a city located in Weld County Colorado. Severance has a 2024 population of 12,489. Severance is currently growing at a rate of 8.27% annually and its population has increased by 56.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,980 in 2020.

The average household income in Severance is $133,246 with a poverty rate of 2.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Severance is 33.3 years, 35 years for males, and 31.7 years for females.

Severance Demographics

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

  • White: 83.42%
  • Two or more races: 10.08%
  • Other race: 4.47%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
8.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,450.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
56.5% (4,509)
The current population of Severance, Colorado is 12,489 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,980.

Severance, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,11283.42%
Two or more races85910.08%
Other race3814.47%
Asian1061.24%
Black or African American420.49%
Native American260.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Severance Population by Race

Severance Population Pyramid 2024

Severance Median Age

33.3

Total

35

Male

31.7

Female

Severance Adults

There are 5,919 adults, (743 of whom are seniors) in Severance.

Severance Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Severance Sex Ratio

Female3,98446.73%
Male4,54253.27%

Severance Population by Age

Severance Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9182.9294.85.2
Married2,1593.2295.94.1
Non Family4941.1487.212.8
Female2174.041000
Male482.691000
showing: 5 rows

3.22

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

94.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Severance 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

Severance Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Severance Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Severance Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$70,676

Average Earnings

$85,000

Average Male

$54,128

Average Female

Severance Earnings by Educational Attainment

Severance Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Severance Language

95.62% of Severance residents speak only English, while 4.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Severance Language

Severance Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,7081932.88%
Multiple847445.19%
Hispanic1,260443.49%
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2.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.03%

Male Poverty Rate

3.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Severance

The race most likely to be in poverty in Severance is Multiple, with 5.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Severance is White, with 2.88% 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 3.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.81%.

Severance Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College6.34%
High School2.5%
Bachelors or Greater1.93%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Severance Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.7%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Severance Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Severance Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Severance Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.4%

Male Marriage Rate

71.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Severance Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Severance 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 55-64.

Severance Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Severance Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

671

Number of Veterans

609

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

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Severance Veterans by War

count

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Severance Veterans by Age

count

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Severance Veterans by Race

Severance Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Severance Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

77.9%

Labor Force Participation

76%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Severance Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Severance Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Severance 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

56.15%

Born in Severance

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.23% of Severance residents were born in the United States, with 56.15% having been born in Colorado. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Severance Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917,2599545.85%
202816,3059546.21%
202715,3519546.63%
202614,3979547.1%
202513,4439547.64%
202412,4899548.27%
202311,5359549.02%
202210,5819549.91%
20219,6271,64720.64%
20207,9801,54423.99%
20196,4361,15921.96%
20185,27777717.27%
20174,5003057.27%
20164,1953338.62%
20153,8622757.67%
20143,5871755.13%
20133,412932.8%
20123,319672.06%
20113,252481.5%
20103,204
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Severance Population by Year