Trinidad, Colorado Population 2020

8,381

Trinidad is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 8,381, it is the 58th largest city in Colorado and the 3495th largest city in the United States. Trinidad is currently growing at a rate of 1.02% annually but its population has decreased by -7.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,096 in 2010. Trinidad reached it's highest population of 13,223 in 1940. Spanning over 9 miles, Trinidad has a population density of 893 people per square mile.

The average household income in Trinidad is $50,839 with a poverty rate of 20.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $130,400. The median age in Trinidad is 41.1 years, 38.3 years for males, and 45.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.0 males.

Trinidad Demographics

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

  • White: 84.01%
  • Two or more races: 6.15%
  • Other race: 4.43%
  • Native American: 3.84%
  • Asian: 1.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Trinidad, Colorado is 8,381, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,211.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,096.

Trinidad, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,75784.01%
Two or More Races4956.15%
Some Other Race3564.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native3093.84%
Asian951.18%
Black or African American310.39%

Trinidad Population Pyramid 2020

Trinidad Median Age

41.1


Total

38.3


Male

45.2


Female

Trinidad Adults

There are 6,622 adults, (1,741 of whom are seniors) in Trinidad.

Trinidad Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Trinidad Sex Ratio

Female

3,848

47.84%

Male

4,195

52.16%

Trinidad Households and Families

Trinidad Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Trinidad Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
Male60.9%39.1%
All60.9%39.1%
Non Family52.3%47.7%
Female40.7%59.3%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8781.9760.9
Non Family1,8341.2652.3
Married1,5062.6877.1
Female4282.5440.7
Male1101.9360.9

2.55

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Trinidad Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3446.17%
9th to 12th Grade4067.28%
High School Graduate1,47326.41%
Some College1,63829.37%
Associates Degree76113.65%
Bachelors Degree65311.71%
Graduate Degree3025.42%

Trinidad Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6172,461654
Hispanic2,5672,002176
Multiple Races30727440
Other Race27818742
Native American23422939
Asian595953
Black2699

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 89.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,872$36,250$21,895
Less Than High School$21,477$31,513$16,354
High School Grad$21,847$25,195$20,234
Some College$31,754$36,452$24,063
Bachelors Degree$37,059$38,868$26,979
Graduate Degree$62,083$83,200$50,962

$30,872

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$21,895

Average Female

Trinidad Language

Trinidad Language by Age

Trinidad Language

85.30% of Trinidad residents speak only English, while 14.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.75% of the population.

Trinidad Poverty

Trinidad Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,00390222.53%
White3,16648015.16%
Multiple48626654.73%
Other3569727.25%
Native3099229.77%

20.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.25%

Male Poverty Rate

21.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Trinidad

The race most likely to be in poverty in Trinidad is Multiple, with 54.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Trinidad is White, with 15.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.20%
High School21.27%
Some College17.14%
Bachelors or Greater4.70%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.88%
Male Unemployed26.54%
Female Employed15.69%
Male Employed12.69%

Trinidad Income

Trinidad Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,870$50,839
Families$53,304$66,211
Married Families$59,063-
Non Families$23,172$32,091

Trinidad Marital Status

Trinidad Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Trinidad Married by Age and Sex

Trinidad 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 45-54.

Trinidad Marital Status by Race

Trinidad Veterans

630

Number of Veterans

594

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam237
Second Gulf War111
First Gulf War77
Korea47
World War II40
Name Veterans % of Total
White5419.68%
Hispanic3059.79%
Other4816.16%
2 or More216.77%
Indian113.73%
Black929.03%

$Trinidad Veterans by Education

14.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Trinidad Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Trinidad 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

56.52%

Born in Colorado

93.50%

Native Born

6.50%

Foreign Born

5.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.50% of Trinidad residents were born in the United States, with 56.52% having been born in Colorado. 5.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,381851.02%
20198,296851.04%
20188,2111431.77%
20178,068851.06%
20167,983100.13%
20157,973-3-0.04%
20147,976-268-3.25%
20138,244-446-5.13%
20128,690-66-0.75%
20118,756-272-3.01%
20109,028-50-0.06%
20009,0784980.57%
19908,580-1,083-1.18%
19809,663-238-0.24%
19709,901-790-0.76%
196010,691-1,513-1.31%
195012,204-1,019-0.80%
194013,2231,4911.20%
193011,7328260.73%
192010,9067020.67%
191010,2044,8596.68%
19005,345-178-0.33%
18905,5230.00%