Walsenburg, Colorado Population 2022

2,990
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Walsenburg is a city located in Huerfano County Colorado. Walsenburg has a 2020 population of 2,990. It is also the county seat of Huerfano County. Walsenburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -1.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,046 in 2010.

The average household income in Walsenburg is $40,797 with a poverty rate of 21.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $619 per month, and the median house value is $106,900. The median age in Walsenburg is 49.8 years, 45.8 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.

Walsenburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Walsenburgwas:

  • White: 89.91%
  • Native American: 4.76%
  • Two or more races: 4.26%
  • Other race: 1.01%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Walsenburg, Colorado is 2,990 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,990.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,046.

Walsenburg, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,68189.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native1424.76%
Asian20.07%
Some Other Race301.01%
Two or More Races1274.26%
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Walsenburg Population by Race

Walsenburg Population Pyramid 2022

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Walsenburg Median Age

46.7


Total

44


Male

49.4


Female

Walsenburg Adults

There are 2,402 adults, (915 of whom are seniors) in Walsenburg.

Walsenburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

61.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Walsenburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,373

46.04%

Male

1,609

53.96%

Walsenburg Population by Age

Walsenburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walsenburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.2%9.8%
Married66.7%33.3%
All57.2%42.8%
Non Family54.8%45.2%
Female20%80%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walsenburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3782.1257.2
Married5042.7366.7
Male514.3990.2
Female1304.2120
Non Family6931.1254.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Walsenburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1537.17%
9th to 12th Grade1286.00%
High School Graduate68632.16%
Some College55325.93%
Associates Degree26712.52%
Bachelors Degree29113.64%
Graduate Degree552.58%
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Walsenburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walsenburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1231,042250
2+ Races79799
Hispanic86077287
Other Race3017
Native American14230

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.26%.

Walsenburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,487$32,443$21,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,735$25,882$
Some College$28,500$34,961$17,150
Bachelors Degree$39,113$$38,468
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,487

Average Earnings

$32,443

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Walsenburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walsenburg Language by Age

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Walsenburg Language

89.61% of Walsenburg residents speak only English, while 10.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.44% of the population.

Walsenburg Language

Walsenburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian22100.00%
White1,21428623.56%
Hispanic1,48031020.95%
Native1422920.42%
Other13NaN%
Multiple124118.87%

21.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.83%

Male Poverty Rate

28.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walsenburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walsenburg is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walsenburg is Multiple, with 8.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.09%.

Walsenburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.73%
High School22.00%
Some College17.42%
Bachelors or Greater8.09%

Walsenburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.94%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed9.51%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Walsenburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walsenburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,250$43,629
Families$40,072$49,334
Married Families$45,083-
Non Families$22,014$37,188
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Income by Household Type

Walsenburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Walsenburg Married by Age and Sex

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Walsenburg 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 55-64.

Walsenburg Marital Status by Race

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Walsenburg Marital Status

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323

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War40
Vietnam47
Korea13
World War II27

Walsenburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5458
55 to 6476
65 to 7442
75+147

Walsenburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White31414.93%
Native American10.70%
Other Race826.67%
Hispanic11310.51%

Walsenburg Veterans by Race

Walsenburg Veterans by Education

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12.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walsenburg Veterans by Education

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43%

Labor Force Participation

41.6%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Walsenburg Employment by Age

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Walsenburg Employment by Race

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Walsenburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.33%

Born in Walsenburg

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of Walsenburg residents were born in the United States, with 65.33% having been born in Colorado. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Walsenburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19203,5650.00%
19305,5031,9384.44%
19405,8553520.62%
19505,596-259-0.45%
19605,071-525-0.98%
19704,329-742-1.57%
19803,945-384-0.92%
19903,300-645-1.77%
20004,1828822.40%
20103,046-1,136-3.12%
20112,960-86-2.82%
20122,96330.10%
20132,905-58-1.96%
20142,870-35-1.20%
20152,868-2-0.07%
20162,936682.37%
20172,94480.27%
20183,042983.33%
20193,029-13-0.43%
20203,016-13-0.43%
20213,003-13-0.43%
20222,990-13-0.43%

Walsenburg Population by Year