Superior, Colorado Population 2021

12,921
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Superior is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 12,921, it is the 43rd largest city in Colorado and the 2571st largest city in the United States . Superior is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually but its population has increased by 3.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,483 in 2010. Superior reached it's highest population of 13,170 in 2018. Spanning over 4 miles, Superior has a population density of 3,274 people per square mile.

The average household income in Superior is $148,510 with a poverty rate of 4.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,922 per month, and the median house value is $576,800. The median age in Superior is 35.9 years, 35 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Superior Demographics

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

  • White: 76.80%
  • Asian: 18.37%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.39%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Superior, Colorado is 12,921 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,170.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,483.

Superior, Colorado Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,04376.80%
Asian2,40218.37%
Two or More Races4553.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.48%
Black or African American510.39%
Some Other Race490.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.11%
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Superior Population by Race

Superior Population Pyramid $2021

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Superior Median Age

35.9


Total

35


Male

37.4


Female

Superior Adults

There are 9,558 adults, (960 of whom are seniors) in Superior.

Superior Age Dependency

52.1

Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Superior Sex Ratio

Female

6,676

51.05%

Male

6,401

48.95%

Superior Population by Age

Superior Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Superior Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.5%34.5%
Female59%41%
All58.2%41.8%
Male48.5%51.5%
Non Family41.2%58.8%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Superior Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5962.8558.2
Married2,8693.3665.5
Non Family1,1231.4941.2
Female3982.7559
Male2063.2748.5

3.21

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Superior Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade921.07%
9th to 12th Grade740.86%
High School Graduate4425.16%
Some College98011.44%
Associates Degree4435.17%
Bachelors Degree3,71343.34%
Graduate Degree2,82432.96%
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Superior Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Superior Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,1506,0884,731
Asian1,7261,6561,388
Hispanic504479270
2+ Races172163130
Black27275
Native American272727
Other Race141414
Islander141414

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Superior Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$66,917$93,087$50,804
Less Than 9th Grade$30,375$$15,938
High School Graduate$30,592$44,583$25,583
Some College$36,861$37,046$34,000
Bachelors Degree$82,117$102,730$50,323
Graduate Degree$87,444$121,118$56,183

$66,917

Average Earnings

$93,087

Average Male

$50,804

Average Female

Superior Earnings by Educational Attainment

Superior Language by Age

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Superior Language

78.84% of Superior residents speak only English, while 21.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 11.94% of the population.

Superior Language

Superior Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,2664655.02%
Hispanic884273.05%
Asian2,402220.92%
Black512243.14%
Multiple455173.74%

4.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.98%

Male Poverty Rate

5.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Superior

The race most likely to be in poverty in Superior is Black, with 43.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Superior is Asian, with 0.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.68%.

Superior Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College7.59%
High School6.33%
Bachelors or Greater1.65%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Superior Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed17.36%
Female Unemployed11.94%
Female Employed6.62%
Male Employed1.09%

Superior Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Superior Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$127,292$148,510
Families$141,203$164,919
Married Families$161,023-
Non Families$85,104$93,382
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Income by Household Type

Superior Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Superior Married by Age and Sex

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Superior Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Superior Marital Status by Race

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Superior Marital Status

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515

Number of Veterans

447

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War157
First Gulf War150
Vietnam75
World War II
Korea

Superior Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54205
55 to 64150
65 to 7462
18 to 3460
75+38

Superior Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4786.45%
Hispanic10216.86%
2+ Races2310.75%
Asian140.78%

Superior Veterans by Race

Superior Veterans by Education

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3.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Superior Veterans by Education

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76.8%

Labor Force Participation

74.9%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Superior Employment by Age

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Superior Employment by Race

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Superior Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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27.54%

Born in Superior

79.98%

Native Born

20.02%

Foreign Born

12.56%

Non Citizen

7.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.98% of Superior residents were born in the United States, with 27.54% having been born in Colorado. 12.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Superior Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,921-83-0.64%
202013,004-83-0.63%
201913,087-83-0.63%
201813,1701220.94%
201713,048-59-0.45%
201613,1071871.45%
201512,9201381.08%
201412,782-16-0.13%
201312,798560.44%
201212,7421301.03%
201112,6121190.95%
201012,4933,4823.32%
20009,0110.00%

Superior Population by Year