Superior, Colorado Population 2020

13,069

Superior is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 13,069, it is the 43rd largest city in Colorado and the 2554th largest city in the United States. Superior is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually but its population has increased by 4.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,483 in 2010. Superior reached it's highest population of 13,175 in 2018. Spanning over 4 miles, Superior has a population density of 3,311 people per square mile.

The average household income in Superior is $146,254 with a poverty rate of 3.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,829 per month, and the median house value is $530,800. The median age in Superior is 36.1 years, 35.1 years for males, and 37.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.6 males.

Superior Demographics

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

  • White: 76.29%
  • Asian: 19.10%
  • Two or more races: 3.34%
  • Black or African American: 0.65%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Superior, Colorado is 13,069, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,175.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,483.

Superior, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,92976.29%
Asian2,48619.10%
Two or More Races4353.34%
Black or African American850.65%
Some Other Race530.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.20%

Superior Population Pyramid 2020

Superior Median Age

36.1


Total

35.1


Male

37.6


Female

Superior Adults

There are 9,572 adults, (767 of whom are seniors) in Superior.

Superior Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

8.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Superior Sex Ratio

Female

6,586

50.61%

Male

6,428

49.39%

Superior Households and Families

Superior Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Superior Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.9%33.1%
All59.7%40.3%
Male54.9%45.1%
Female54.1%45.9%
Non Family41.5%58.5%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5232.8859.7
Married2,9433.3266.9
Non Family9801.4541.5
Female3942.7654.1
Male2063.5654.9

3.19

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Superior Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1231.46%
9th to 12th Grade931.10%
High School Graduate3584.24%
Some College93711.10%
Associates Degree4094.84%
Bachelors Degree3,58542.46%
Graduate Degree2,93834.80%

Superior Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0826,0134,809
Asian1,7811,6391,304
Hispanic409409267
Multiple Races168163149
Black424213
Native American171717
Other Race141414

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$68,792$94,308$48,413
Less Than High School$25,673$$28,864
High School Grad$$63,073$
Some College$33,162$36,406$30,161
Bachelors Degree$82,559$100,938$50,684
Graduate Degree$86,313$116,411$54,698

$68,792

Average Earnings

$94,308

Average Male

$48,413

Average Female

Superior Language

Superior Language by Age

Superior Language

78.53% of Superior residents speak only English, while 21.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.31% of the population.

Superior Poverty

Superior Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3073453.71%
Asian2,486652.61%
Black852934.12%
Hispanic775222.84%

3.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.91%

Male Poverty Rate

4.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Superior

The race most likely to be in poverty in Superior is Black, with 34.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Superior is Asian, with 2.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.85%
High School9.50%
Some College7.21%
Bachelors or Greater1.26%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Unemployed10.26%
Female Employed4.29%
Male Employed1.62%

Superior Income

Superior Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$126,430$146,254
Families$147,361$162,325
Married Families$158,866-
Non Families$59,936$83,058

Superior Marital Status

Superior Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Superior Married by Age and Sex

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

Superior Veterans

495

Number of Veterans

418

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War162
Second Gulf War85
Vietnam67
World War II5
Korea
Name Veterans % of Total
White4646.31%
Hispanic10019.84%
2 or More188.78%
Asian130.69%

$Superior Veterans by Education

3.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Superior Employment Status

77%

Labor Force Participation

75.1%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Superior Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

27.33%

Born in Colorado

80.28%

Native Born

19.72%

Foreign Born

11.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.28% of Superior residents were born in the United States, with 27.33% having been born in Colorado. 11.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,069-53-0.40%
201913,122-53-0.40%
201813,1751130.87%
201713,062-53-0.40%
201613,1151881.45%
201512,9271421.11%
201412,785-16-0.12%
201312,801580.46%
201212,7431311.04%
201112,6121190.95%
201012,4933,4823.32%
20009,0110.00%