Vail, Colorado Population 2020

5,408

Vail is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 5,408, it is the 77th largest city in Colorado and the 4538th largest city in the United States. Vail is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually but its population has increased by 1.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,305 in 2010. Vail reached it's highest population of 5,527 in 2016. Spanning over 5 miles, Vail has a population density of 1,158 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vail is $119,231 with a poverty rate of 9.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,518 per month, and the median house value is $775,100. The median age in Vail is 40 years, 37.9 years for males, and 43.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.4 males.

Vail Demographics

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

  • White: 96.23%
  • Asian: 1.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.30%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Vail, Colorado is 5,408, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,450.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,305.

Vail, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,26396.23%
Asian841.54%
Two or More Races711.30%
Some Other Race290.53%
Black or African American220.40%

Vail Population Pyramid 2020

Vail Median Age

40


Total

37.9


Male

43.3


Female

Vail Adults

There are 4,885 adults, (1,026 of whom are seniors) in Vail.

Vail Age Dependency

41.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Vail Sex Ratio

Female

2,663

48.69%

Male

2,806

51.31%

Vail Households and Families

Vail Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Vail Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All66.7%33.3%
Non Family52.8%47.2%
Female43.4%56.6%
Male0%100%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2372.4466.7
Non Family1,0712.1452.8
Married1,0622.5484.3
Female763.9243.4
Male286.320

2.62

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Vail Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.28%
9th to 12th Grade120.28%
High School Graduate2756.38%
Some College80618.70%
Associates Degree4099.49%
Bachelors Degree1,99946.38%
Graduate Degree79718.49%

Vail Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0094,0012,596
Hispanic231219146
Asian444444
Black222210
Multiple Races1577
Other Race4

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,832$42,087$41,588
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,679$31,000$27,179
Some College$37,419$39,352$36,131
Bachelors Degree$41,400$41,481$41,373
Graduate Degree$64,856$100,729$62,957

$41,832

Average Earnings

$42,087

Average Male

$41,588

Average Female

Vail Language

Vail Language by Age

Vail Language

89.73% of Vail residents speak only English, while 10.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.63% of the population.

Vail Poverty

Vail Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,9334499.10%
Asian844047.62%
Other29413.79%
Hispanic37010.27%

9.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.45%

Male Poverty Rate

9.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vail

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vail is Asian, with 47.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vail is Hispanic, with 0.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.08%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.67%
Some College10.29%
Bachelors or Greater6.69%
High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.83%
Female Unemployed44.12%
Male Employed6.99%
Female Employed4.16%

Vail Income

Vail Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$75,703$119,231
Families$96,413$162,692
Married Families$105,000-
Non Families$56,544$71,369

Vail Marital Status

Vail Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Vail Married by Age and Sex

Vail 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.

Vail Marital Status by Race

Vail Veterans

176

Number of Veterans

176

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam82
First Gulf War33
Second Gulf War23
Korea20
World War II

$Vail Veterans by Education

15.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vail Employment Status

75.7%

Labor Force Participation

73.5%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Vail 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

14.81%

Born in Colorado

90.49%

Native Born

9.51%

Foreign Born

5.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.49% of Vail residents were born in the United States, with 14.81% having been born in Colorado. 5.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,408-21-0.39%
20195,429-21-0.39%
20185,450-56-1.02%
20175,506-21-0.38%
20165,527470.86%
20155,4801142.12%
20145,366280.52%
20135,338400.76%
20125,298210.40%
20115,277-14-0.26%
20105,2917601.56%
20004,5318722.16%
19903,6590.00%