Sunshine, Colorado Population 2024

212

Sunshine is a city located in Boulder County Colorado. Sunshine has a 2024 population of 212. Sunshine is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 46.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 145 in 2020.

The average household income in Sunshine is $95,971 with a poverty rate of 10.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sunshine is 37.5 years, 27.9 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Sunshine Demographics

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

  • White: 79.25%
  • Two or more races: 20.75%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
122.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
46.21% (67)
The current population of Sunshine, Colorado is 212 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 145.

Sunshine, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16879.25%
Two or more races4420.75%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sunshine Population by Race

Sunshine Population Pyramid 2024

Sunshine Median Age

37.5

Total

27.9

Male

37.6

Female

Sunshine Adults

There are 194 adults, (36 of whom are seniors) in Sunshine.

Sunshine Age Dependency

34.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sunshine Sex Ratio

Female8741.04%
Male12558.96%

Sunshine Population by Age

Sunshine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All623.4258.141.9
Married363.221000
Female263.690100
Male000
Non Family000
showing: 5 rows

2.21

Average Family Size

3.42

Average Household Size

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sunshine 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

Sunshine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sunshine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Sunshine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$22,037

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Sunshine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sunshine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sunshine Language

75.94% of Sunshine residents speak only English, while 24.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.26% of the population.

Sunshine Language

Sunshine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1682313.69%
showing: 1 rows

10.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.4%

Male Poverty Rate

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sunshine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sunshine is White, with 13.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sunshine is White, with 13.69% 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 17.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was .

Sunshine Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
High School39.66%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Sunshine Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed26.14%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Sunshine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sunshine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sunshine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sunshine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sunshine 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.

Sunshine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sunshine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sunshine Veterans by War

count

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Sunshine Veterans by Age

count

Sunshine Veterans by Race

Sunshine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Sunshine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

82.5%

Labor Force Participation

82.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Sunshine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sunshine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sunshine 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

25%

Born in Sunshine

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sunshine residents were born in the United States, with 25% having been born in Colorado. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sunshine Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024212
2023212
202221220.95%
20212106544.83%
2020145-23-13.69%
2019168-55-24.66%
201822383.72%
20172153821.47%
20161772617.22%
2015151-31-17.03%
20141822616.67%
2013156-55-26.07%
2012211-123-36.83%
201133410445.22%
2010230
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Sunshine Population by Year