Superior, Colorado Population 2024

13,680

Superior is a city located in Boulder County Colorado. Superior has a 2024 population of 13,680. Superior is currently growing at a rate of 1.44% annually and its population has increased by 4.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,105 in 2020.

The average household income in Superior is $187,077 with a poverty rate of 2.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Superior is 36.9 years, 36.3 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Superior Demographics

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

  • White: 73.33%
  • Asian: 16.82%
  • Two or more races: 7.1%
  • Other race: 1.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,465.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.39% (575)
The current population of Superior, Colorado is 13,680 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,105.

Superior, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,64073.33%
Asian2,21116.82%
Two or more races9347.1%
Other race1821.38%
Black or African American1130.86%
Native American570.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.07%
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White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Superior Population by Race

Superior Population Pyramid 2024

Superior Median Age

36.9

Total

36.3

Male

38.2

Female

Superior Adults

There are 9,545 adults, (1,216 of whom are seniors) in Superior.

Superior Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Superior Sex Ratio

Female6,31548.04%
Male6,83151.96%

Superior Population by Age

Superior Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5042.9259.840.2
Married3,0533.469.330.7
Non Family9771.3731.568.5
Male2752.8737.162.9
Female1993.1883.416.6
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3.27

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Superior 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

Superior Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Superior Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Superior Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$69,444

Average Earnings

$85,347

Average Male

$61,092

Average Female

Superior Earnings by Educational Attainment

Superior Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Superior Language

79.05% of Superior residents speak only English, while 20.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 10.34% of the population.

Superior Language

Superior Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,0031541.71%
Asian2,211883.98%
Hispanic1,065191.78%
Other182158.24%
Multiple934141.5%
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2.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.98%

Male Poverty Rate

2.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Superior

The race most likely to be in poverty in Superior is Other, with 8.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Superior is Multiple, with 1.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.2%.

Superior Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School2.94%
Bachelors or Greater1.7%
Some College0.86%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Superior Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.41%
Male Employed1.41%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Superior Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Superior Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Superior Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

68.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Superior Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Superior 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 35-44.

Superior Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Superior Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

287

Number of Veterans

247

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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Superior Veterans by War

count

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Superior Veterans by Age

count

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Superior Veterans by Race

Superior Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Superior Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.9%

Labor Force Participation

71.3%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Superior Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Superior Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Superior 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

28.97%

Born in Superior

80.72%

Native Born

19.28%

Foreign Born

11.27%

Non Citizen

8.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.72% of Superior residents were born in the United States, with 28.97% having been born in Colorado. 11.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Superior Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,6501941.34%
202814,4561941.36%
202714,2621941.38%
202614,0681941.4%
202513,8741941.42%
202413,6801941.44%
202313,4861941.46%
202213,2921941.48%
202113,098-7-0.05%
202013,105-282-2.11%
201913,387400.3%
201813,3471361.03%
201713,211670.51%
201613,1441381.06%
201513,0061090.85%
201412,897350.27%
201312,8621120.88%
201212,7501411.12%
201112,6091261.01%
201012,4833,47238.53%
20009,011
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Superior Population by Year