Simla, Colorado Population 2024

624

Simla is a city located in Elbert County and El Paso County Colorado. Simla has a 2024 population of 624. Simla is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually and its population has increased by 2.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 606 in 2020.

The average household income in Simla is $99,341 with a poverty rate of 21.73%. The median age in Simla is 39.1 years: 36.8 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Simla Demographics

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

  • White: 80.61%
  • Two or more races: 11.39%
  • Black or African American: 4.76%
  • Native American: 3.23%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,012.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.97% (18)
The current population of Simla, Colorado is 624 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 606.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White47480.61%
Two or more races6711.39%
Black or African American284.76%
Native American193.23%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Simla Population by Race

Simla Population Pyramid 2024

Simla Median Age

39.1

Total

36.8

Male

39.6

Female

Simla Adults

There are 434 adults, (78 of whom are seniors) in Simla.

Simla Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Simla Sex Ratio

Female31453.4%
Male27446.6%

Simla Population by Age

Simla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2462.354.945.1
Non Family1001.34258
Male572.7282.517.5
Married473.4361.738.3
Female422.8640.559.5

2.82

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Simla Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade327.9%
Associates Degree4310.62%
Bachelors Degree6115.06%
Graduate Degree204.94%
High School Graduate12931.85%
Less Than 9th Grade71.73%
Some College11327.9%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Simla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Simla Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White32330381
2+ Races35350
Black28280
Native American1900

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.08%.

Simla Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$43,333$60,469$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$31,111$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$31,689$31,588$32,663
Some College$31,339$31,384$27,321

$31,689

Average Earnings

$31,588

Average Male

$32,663

Average Female

Simla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Simla Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Simla Language

100% of Simla residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Simla Language

Simla Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4529320.58%
Native1919100%
Multiple671116.42%

21.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.65%

Male Poverty Rate

30.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Simla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Simla is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Simla is Multiple, with 16.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.25%.

Simla Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.29%
High School14.29%
Some College11.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.94%

Simla Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.71%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed37.41%
Female Unemployed0%

Simla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Simla Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$35,441$125,884
Households$41,625$99,341
Married Families$112,656$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,875$40,897

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Simla Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

23.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.2%

Male Marriage Rate

19.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Simla Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Simla 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 55-64.

Simla Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Simla Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

53

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War8
Korea0
World War II0

Simla Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6425
18 to 3411
75+9
35 to 548
65 to 740

Simla Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3610.23%
2+ Races1748.57%

Simla Veterans by Race

Simla Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Simla Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Simla Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Simla Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Simla 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

69.73%

Born in Simla

99.49%

Native Born

0.51%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.49% of Simla residents were born in the United States, with 69.73% having been born in Colorado. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Simla Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202964740.62%
202864350.78%
202763850.79%
202663340.64%
202562950.8%
202462440.65%
2023620121.97%
2022608-7-1.14%
202161591.49%
2020606-81-11.79%
2019687-4-0.58%
201869140.58%
2017687152.23%
2016672152.28%
2015657172.66%
2014640132.07%
201362771.13%
201262050.81%
201161510.16%
201061400%

Simla Population by Year