South Fork, Colorado Population 2024

498

South Fork is a city located in Rio Grande County Colorado. South Fork has a 2024 population of 498. South Fork is currently declining at a rate of -0.2% annually and its population has decreased by -1.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 508 in 2020.

The average household income in South Fork is $95,365 with a poverty rate of 9.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in South Fork is 59.3 years, 53 years for males, and 59.6 years for females.

South Fork Demographics

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

  • White: 93.23%
  • Two or more races: 4.37%
  • Asian: 1.75%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
199.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.97% (-10)
The current population of South Fork, Colorado is 498 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 508.

South Fork, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White42793.23%
Two or more races204.37%
Asian81.75%
Native American20.44%
Other race10.22%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

South Fork Population by Race

South Fork Population Pyramid 2024

South Fork Median Age

59.3

Total

53

Male

59.6

Female

South Fork Adults

There are 407 adults, (151 of whom are seniors) in South Fork.

South Fork Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

59

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Child Dependency Ratio

South Fork Sex Ratio

Female21647.16%
Male24252.84%

South Fork Population by Age

South Fork Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2132.1574.625.4
Married1182.7279.720.3
Non Family741.3459.540.5
Male121.751000
Female91.891000
showing: 5 rows

2.37

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Fork 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

South Fork Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Fork 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%.

South Fork Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,958

Average Earnings

$44,792

Average Male

$36,250

Average Female

South Fork Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Fork Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Fork Language

96.3% of South Fork residents speak only English, while 3.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

South Fork Language

South Fork Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White386287.25%
Multiple201260%
Hispanic30620%
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9.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.44%

Male Poverty Rate

11.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Fork

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Fork is Multiple, with 60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Fork is White, with 7.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.08%.

South Fork Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College20.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.7%
High School3.66%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

South Fork Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.31%
Female Employed3.85%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

South Fork Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Fork Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Fork Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

65.4%

Female Marriage Rate

South Fork Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Fork 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 45-54.

South Fork Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Fork Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

38

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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South Fork Veterans by War

count

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South Fork Veterans by Age

count

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South Fork Veterans by Race

South Fork Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Fork Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.2%

Labor Force Participation

40.5%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

South Fork Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Fork Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Fork 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

29.26%

Born in South Fork

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.34% of South Fork residents were born in the United States, with 29.26% having been born in Colorado. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Fork Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029493-1-0.2%
2028494-1-0.2%
2027495-1-0.2%
2026496-1-0.2%
2025497-1-0.2%
2024498-1-0.2%
2023499-1-0.2%
2022500-1-0.2%
2021501-7-1.38%
20205088319.53%
2019425
2018425-3-0.7%
2017428-2-0.47%
2016430
2015430-7-1.6%
2014437-6-1.35%
2013443-8-1.77%
2012451-1-0.22%
2011452-4-0.88%
2010456
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South Fork Population by Year