Welby, Colorado Population 2022

16,018
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Welby is a city located in Colorado. Welby has a 2020 population of 16,018. Welby is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 7.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,846 in 2010.

The average household income in Welby is $73,672 with a poverty rate of 14.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,211 per month, and the median house value is $213,500. The median age in Welby is 31.9 years, 31.7 years for males, and 32.2 years for females.

Welby Demographics

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

  • White: 75.56%
  • Two or more races: 11.32%
  • Other race: 7.49%
  • Asian: 2.15%
  • Black or African American: 1.75%
  • Native American: 1.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Welby, Colorado is 16,018 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,018.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,846.

Welby, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,10375.56%
Two or More Races1,81311.32%
Some Other Race1,2007.49%
Asian3452.15%
Black or African American2801.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native2771.73%
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Welby Population by Race

Welby Population Pyramid $2022

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Welby Median Age

31.9


Total

31.7


Male

32.2


Female

Welby Adults

There are 12,068 adults, (1,483 of whom are seniors) in Welby.

Welby Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Welby Sex Ratio

Female

7,903

49.34%

Male

8,115

50.66%

Welby Population by Age

Welby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Welby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male43.5%56.5%
Female50.6%49.4%
All67.4%32.6%
Married73.5%26.5%
Non Family77.1%22.9%

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Welby Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1263.1267.4
Married2,1323.873.5
Non Family1,5481.3477.1
Female9424.0250.6
Male5044.0743.5

3.65

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

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Welby Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,44214.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,26912.44%
High School Graduate3,14030.79%
Some College2,45924.11%
Associates Degree6396.27%
Bachelors Degree9118.93%
Graduate Degree3373.30%
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Welby Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Welby Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic5,4913,194361
White4,0053,686672
2+ Races1,24457125
Other Race8274658
Asian23617754
Black189189136
Native American16511

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 black people with a rate of 71.96%.

Welby Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,556$37,639$28,980
Less Than 9th Grade$24,479$35,110$11,107
High School Graduate$37,298$44,758$31,604
Some College$36,532$38,125$34,671
Bachelors Degree$43,088$41,458$44,559
Graduate Degree$46,761$$50,588

$33,556

Average Earnings

$37,639

Average Male

$28,980

Average Female

Welby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Welby Language by Age

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Welby Language

58.26% of Welby residents speak only English, while 41.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.20% of the population.

Welby Language

Welby Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,6891,71217.67%
Multiple1,81365135.91%
White5,2343707.07%
Other57NaN%
Asian345113.19%
Native27741.44%

14.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.43%

Male Poverty Rate

14.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Welby

The race most likely to be in poverty in Welby is Multiple, with 35.91% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.64%.

Welby Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.61%
Some College9.72%
High School6.43%
Bachelors or Greater5.61%

Welby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed16.00%
Female Employed13.89%
Female Unemployed12.10%
Male Employed5.37%

Welby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Welby Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,923$73,672
Families$61,095$71,221
Married Families$85,340-
Non Families$46,717$53,284
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Income by Household Type

Welby Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Welby Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Welby Marital Status

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757

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam271
Second Gulf War232
First Gulf War99
Korea23
World War II19

Welby Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54244
65 to 74179
55 to 64137
18 to 34127
75+70

Welby Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5005.65%
Hispanic1842.72%
Other Race889.93%
2+ Races734.70%
Black7031.25%
Asian269.06%

Welby Veterans by Race

Welby Veterans by Education

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19.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Welby Veterans by Education

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72.3%

Labor Force Participation

70.2%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Welby Employment by Age

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Welby Employment by Race

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Welby 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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51.94%

Born in Welby

76.29%

Native Born

23.71%

Foreign Born

15.55%

Non Citizen

8.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.29% of Welby residents were born in the United States, with 51.94% having been born in Colorado. 15.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Welby Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202216,0180.00%
202116,0180.00%
202016,0180.00%
201916,018-334-2.04%
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%

Welby Population by Year