Walsenburg, Colorado Population 2020

3,076

Walsenburg is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 3,076, it is the 94th largest city in Colorado and the 6164th largest city in the United States. Walsenburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually and its population has increased by 0.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,068 in 2010. Walsenburg reached it's highest population of 5,855 in 1940. Spanning over 3 miles, Walsenburg has a population density of 1,029 people per square mile.

The average household income in Walsenburg is $41,287 with a poverty rate of 20.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $609 per month, and the median house value is $96,300. The median age in Walsenburg is 49.1 years, 39 years for males, and 54.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 113.2 males.

Walsenburg Demographics

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

  • White: 94.78%
  • Other race: 1.81%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Native American: 1.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Walsenburg, Colorado is 3,076, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,046.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,068.

Walsenburg, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,77894.78%
Some Other Race531.81%
Two or More Races431.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native391.33%
Black or African American180.61%

Walsenburg Population Pyramid 2020

Walsenburg Median Age

49.1


Total

39


Male

54.2


Female

Walsenburg Adults

There are 2,328 adults, (815 of whom are seniors) in Walsenburg.

Walsenburg Age Dependency

93.7

Age Dependency Ratio

53.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Walsenburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,375

46.91%

Male

1,556

53.09%

Walsenburg Households and Families

Walsenburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walsenburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.6%32.4%
All58%42%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Male53.6%46.4%
Female41.2%58.8%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4921.9258
Non Family7361.0956.9
Married4842.6967.6
Female2162.8841.2
Male562.4653.6

2.63

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walsenburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1245.71%
9th to 12th Grade1577.24%
High School Graduate66430.60%
Some College56626.08%
Associates Degree24811.43%
Bachelors Degree32214.84%
Graduate Degree894.10%

Walsenburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1531,064301
Hispanic98078891
Other Race5343
Native American393911
Multiple Races16168

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,012$31,715$19,985
Less Than High School$20,227$$
High School Grad$19,779$23,728$17,924
Some College$28,846$36,667$18,636
Bachelors Degree$39,390$$39,215
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,012

Average Earnings

$31,715

Average Male

$19,985

Average Female

Walsenburg Language

Walsenburg Language by Age

Walsenburg Language

88.15% of Walsenburg residents speak only English, while 11.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.52% of the population.

Walsenburg Poverty

Walsenburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,34232524.22%
Hispanic1,46226017.78%
Native392871.79%
Other531018.87%
Multiple3837.89%

20.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.63%

Male Poverty Rate

19.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walsenburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walsenburg is Native, with 71.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walsenburg is Multiple, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.36%
High School21.66%
Some College14.16%
Bachelors or Greater12.12%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed63.33%
Female Unemployed41.30%
Female Employed14.47%
Male Employed5.44%

Walsenburg Income

Walsenburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,694$41,287
Families$36,324$48,224
Married Families$46,103-
Non Families$19,671$30,392

Walsenburg Marital Status

Walsenburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Walsenburg Married by Age and Sex

Walsenburg 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 55-64.

Walsenburg Marital Status by Race

Walsenburg Veterans

328

Number of Veterans

307

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II55
Vietnam43
Korea40
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War19

$Walsenburg Veterans by Education

19.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walsenburg Employment Status

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Walsenburg 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

69.46%

Born in Colorado

98.33%

Native Born

1.67%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.33% of Walsenburg residents were born in the United States, with 69.46% having been born in Colorado. 1.57% 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
20203,076150.49%
20193,061150.49%
20183,046943.18%
20172,952150.51%
20162,937662.30%
20152,8710.00%
20142,871-37-1.27%
20132,908-56-1.89%
20122,96440.14%
20112,960-85-2.79%
20103,045-1,137-3.12%
20004,1828822.40%
19903,300-645-1.77%
19803,945-384-0.92%
19704,329-742-1.57%
19605,071-525-0.98%
19505,596-259-0.45%
19405,8553520.62%
19305,5031,9384.44%
19203,5650.00%