Trinidad, Colorado Population 2024

8,245

Trinidad is a city located in Las Animas County Colorado. Trinidad has a 2024 population of 8,245. It is also the county seat of Las Animas County.Trinidad is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,342 in 2020.

The average household income in Trinidad is $62,532 with a poverty rate of 20.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Trinidad is 43.7 years, 40.8 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.

Trinidad Demographics

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

  • White: 71.63%
  • Two or more races: 19.31%
  • Native American: 3.64%
  • Other race: 3.02%
  • Asian: 1.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
Land Area (mi²)
9.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
878.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.16% (-97)
The current population of Trinidad, Colorado is 8,245 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,342.

Trinidad, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,97071.63%
Two or more races1,60919.31%
Native American3033.64%
Other race2523.02%
Asian1551.86%
Black or African American340.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.13%
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Trinidad Population by Race

Trinidad Population Pyramid 2024

Trinidad Median Age

43.7

Total

40.8

Male

46.5

Female

Trinidad Adults

There are 6,816 adults, (1,860 of whom are seniors) in Trinidad.

Trinidad Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Trinidad Sex Ratio

Female3,97847.73%
Male4,35652.27%

Trinidad Population by Age

Trinidad Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,9302.0266.233.8
Non Family1,7341.1559.840.2
Married1,2392.6282.417.6
Female7772.824951
Male1802.7890.69.4
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2.54

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Trinidad 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

Trinidad Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Trinidad 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 asian people with a rate of 40.85%.

Trinidad Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,469

Average Earnings

$42,435

Average Male

$33,218

Average Female

Trinidad Earnings by Educational Attainment

Trinidad Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Trinidad Language

88.18% of Trinidad residents speak only English, while 11.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.88% of the population.

Trinidad Language

Trinidad Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,78996225.39%
White3,70846412.51%
Multiple1,58242626.93%
Other2334117.6%
Native303309.9%
Asian1121614.29%
Islander1111100%
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20.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.67%

Male Poverty Rate

20.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Trinidad

The race most likely to be in poverty in Trinidad is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Trinidad is Native, with 9.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.25%.

Trinidad Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.46%
Some College22.17%
High School17.45%
Bachelors or Greater4.53%
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Trinidad Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.63%
Female Unemployed34.11%
Female Employed14.37%
Male Employed5.9%
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Trinidad Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Trinidad Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Trinidad Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Trinidad Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Trinidad 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 55-64.

Trinidad Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Trinidad Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

677

Number of Veterans

641

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

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Trinidad Veterans by War

count

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Trinidad Veterans by Age

count

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Trinidad Veterans by Race

Trinidad Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Trinidad Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Trinidad Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Trinidad Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Trinidad 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

52.27%

Born in Trinidad

96.06%

Native Born

3.94%

Foreign Born

2.5%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.06% of Trinidad residents were born in the United States, with 52.27% having been born in Colorado. 2.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Trinidad Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,075-34-0.42%
20288,109-34-0.42%
20278,143-34-0.42%
20268,177-34-0.41%
20258,211-34-0.41%
20248,245-34-0.41%
20238,279-34-0.41%
20228,313-34-0.41%
20218,34750.06%
20208,3422443.01%
20198,098-64-0.78%
20188,1621291.61%
20178,033811.02%
20167,952120.15%
20157,940-11-0.14%
20147,951-275-3.34%
20138,226-445-5.13%
20128,671-70-0.8%
20118,741-270-3%
20109,011-67-0.74%
20009,0784985.8%
19908,580-1,083-11.21%
19809,663-238-2.4%
19709,901-790-7.39%
196010,691-1,513-12.4%
195012,204-1,019-7.71%
194013,2231,49112.71%
193011,7328267.57%
192010,9067026.88%
191010,2044,85990.91%
19005,345-178-3.22%
18905,523
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Trinidad Population by Year