Welby, Colorado Population 2020

16,352

Welby is a city located in Colorado. Welby has a 2020 population of 16,352. Welby is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 10.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,846 in 2010. Welby reached it's highest population of 16,771 in 2016.

The average household income in Welby is $68,861 with a poverty rate of 13.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,209 per month, and the median house value is $193,300. The median age in Welby is 31.7 years, 31.2 years for males, and 32.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.8 males.

Welby Demographics

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

  • White: 77.46%
  • Two or more races: 8.87%
  • Other race: 7.00%
  • Native American: 2.76%
  • Asian: 1.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.94%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Welby, Colorado is 16,352, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,352.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,846.

Welby, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,66677.46%
Two or More Races1,4518.87%
Some Other Race1,1447.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native4512.76%
Asian3221.97%
Black or African American3181.94%

Welby Population Pyramid 2020

Welby Median Age

31.7


Total

31.2


Male

32.4


Female

Welby Adults

There are 11,815 adults, (1,487 of whom are seniors) in Welby.

Welby Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Welby Sex Ratio

Female

8,025

49.08%

Male

8,327

50.92%

Welby Households and Families

Welby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Welby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family77.1%22.9%
Married75.9%24.1%
All63.9%36.1%
Male39%61%
Female38.8%61.2%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3033.0863.9
Married2,0593.5775.9
Non Family1,4821.477.1
Female1,267438.8
Male4953.7739

3.53

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Welby Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,24112.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,44214.26%
High School Graduate3,43233.94%
Some College2,28222.57%
Associates Degree7247.16%
Bachelors Degree6986.90%
Graduate Degree2932.90%

Welby Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic5,2363,098278
White4,1953,778547
Multiple Races94844331
Other Race75939610
Asian23217455
Native American21779
Black21420092

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 42.99%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,029$39,491$27,194
Less Than High School$24,457$33,365$13,104
High School Grad$35,774$40,441$30,031
Some College$37,323$50,509$29,920
Bachelors Degree$46,621$53,077$45,788
Graduate Degree$46,625$$50,688

$34,029

Average Earnings

$39,491

Average Male

$27,194

Average Female

Welby Language

Welby Language by Age

Welby Language

58.49% of Welby residents speak only English, while 41.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.81% of the population.

Welby Poverty

Welby Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,8381,61516.42%
Multiple1,45157439.56%
White5,4004338.02%
Native451327.10%
Asian322309.32%
Black296144.73%
Other1,12190.80%

13.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.82%

Male Poverty Rate

15.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Welby

The race most likely to be in poverty in Welby is Multiple, with 39.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Welby is Other, with 0.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.89%
Some College9.45%
Bachelors or Greater8.27%
High School8.10%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.20%
Female Employed12.79%
Female Unemployed8.00%
Male Employed4.69%

Welby Income

Welby Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,019$68,861
Families$51,390$66,047
Married Families$70,896-
Non Families$43,664$52,191

Welby Marital Status

Welby Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Welby Married by Age and Sex

Welby 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 35-44.

Welby Marital Status by Race

Welby Veterans

711

Number of Veterans

646

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam300
Second Gulf War158
First Gulf War87
World War II20
Korea14
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54220
65 to 74215
55 to 64173
18 to 3462
75+41
Name Veterans % of Total
White4935.48%
Hispanic1552.39%
Black6927.94%
2 or More625.76%
Other607.25%
Asian279.78%

$Welby Veterans by Education

14.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Welby Employment Status

71.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.3%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Welby 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

51.27%

Born in Colorado

76.52%

Native Born

23.48%

Foreign Born

16.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

76.52% of Welby residents were born in the United States, with 51.27% having been born in Colorado. 16.45% 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
202016,3520.00%
201916,3520.00%
201816,3523502.19%
201716,002-769-4.59%
201616,7713632.21%
201516,4081350.83%
201416,2735633.58%
201315,7103212.09%
201215,3899676.71%
201114,422-424-2.86%
201014,8460.00%