Walden, Colorado Population 2024

521

Walden is a city located in Jackson County Colorado. Walden has a 2024 population of 521. It is also the county seat of Jackson County.Walden is currently declining at a rate of -4.4% annually and its population has decreased by -13.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 605 in 2020.

The average household income in Walden is $64,164 with a poverty rate of 25.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Walden is 51.1 years, 54.5 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Walden Demographics

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

  • White: 88.07%
  • Two or more races: 11.93%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,554.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-13.88% (-84)
The current population of Walden, Colorado is 521 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 605.

Walden, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White62088.07%
Two or more races8411.93%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Walden Population by Race

Walden Population Pyramid 2024

Walden Median Age

51.1

Total

54.5

Male

40.8

Female

Walden Adults

There are 568 adults, (199 of whom are seniors) in Walden.

Walden Age Dependency

90.8

Age Dependency Ratio

53.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Walden Sex Ratio

Female34248.58%
Male36251.42%

Walden Population by Age

Walden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3242.1376.523.5
Non Family1741.2166.733.3
Married1213.231000
Male232.6547.852.2
Female64.830100
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walden 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

Walden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.02%.

Walden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,857

Average Earnings

$46,786

Average Male

$

Average Female

Walden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walden Language

98.97% of Walden residents speak only English, while 1.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Walden Language

Walden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1629357.41%
White5228716.67%
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25.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.22%

Male Poverty Rate

31.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walden is Hispanic, with 57.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walden is White, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 32.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.52%.

Walden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.45%
High School31.2%
Some College9.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.44%
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Walden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed10.23%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed21.6%
Female Unemployed
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Walden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Walden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Walden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Walden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

98

Number of Veterans

98

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Walden Veterans by War

count

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Walden Veterans by Age

count

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Walden Veterans by Race

Walden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Walden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walden 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

66.9%

Born in Walden

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Walden residents were born in the United States, with 66.9% having been born in Colorado. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029401-24-5.65%
2028425-24-5.35%
2027449-24-5.07%
2026473-24-4.83%
2025497-24-4.61%
2024521-24-4.4%
2023545-24-4.22%
2022569-24-4.05%
2021593-12-1.98%
2020605-8-1.31%
2019613-1-0.16%
201861491.49%
2017605111.85%
201659430.51%
2015591-14-2.31%
2014605213.6%
201358440.69%
2012580-14-2.36%
2011594-12-1.98%
2010606
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Walden Population by Year