Westcliffe, Colorado Population 2024

521

Westcliffe is a city located in Custer County Colorado. Westcliffe has a 2024 population of 521. It is also the county seat of Custer County.Westcliffe is currently growing at a rate of 4.41% annually and its population has increased by 22.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 424 in 2020.

The average household income in Westcliffe is $94,243 with a poverty rate of 13.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Westcliffe is 47.4 years, 45.5 years for males, and 47.9 years for females.

Westcliffe Demographics

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

  • White: 90.97%
  • Other race: 4.06%
  • Asian: 2.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.81%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
422.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
22.88% (97)
The current population of Westcliffe, Colorado is 521 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 424.

Westcliffe, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White40390.97%
Other race184.06%
Asian112.48%
Two or more races81.81%
Native American30.68%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Westcliffe Population by Race

Westcliffe Population Pyramid 2024

Westcliffe Median Age

47.4

Total

45.5

Male

47.9

Female

Westcliffe Adults

There are 364 adults, (88 of whom are seniors) in Westcliffe.

Westcliffe Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Westcliffe Sex Ratio

Female23152.14%
Male21247.86%

Westcliffe Population by Age

Westcliffe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2381.8273.526.5
Non Family1431.1761.538.5
Married802.7892.57.5
Female15386.713.3
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.78

Average Family Size

1.82

Average Household Size

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Westcliffe 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

Westcliffe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westcliffe Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 57.14%.

Westcliffe Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,972

Average Earnings

$40,938

Average Male

$35,556

Average Female

Westcliffe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westcliffe Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Westcliffe Language

96.3% of Westcliffe residents speak only English, while 3.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.7% of the population.

Westcliffe Language

Westcliffe Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3915814.83%
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13.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.34%

Male Poverty Rate

16.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westcliffe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westcliffe is White, with 14.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westcliffe is White, with 14.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.66%.

Westcliffe Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.91%
Some College15.25%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
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Westcliffe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed11.97%
Male Employed1.27%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Westcliffe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westcliffe Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Westcliffe Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Westcliffe Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Westcliffe Marriage

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

Westcliffe Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Westcliffe Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

54

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Westcliffe Veterans by War

count

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Westcliffe Veterans by Age

count

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Westcliffe Veterans by Race

Westcliffe Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westcliffe Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Westcliffe Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Westcliffe Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Westcliffe 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

32.96%

Born in Westcliffe

94.81%

Native Born

5.19%

Foreign Born

2.71%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.81% of Westcliffe residents were born in the United States, with 32.96% having been born in Colorado. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Westcliffe Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029631223.61%
2028609223.75%
2027587223.89%
2026565224.05%
2025543224.22%
2024521224.41%
2023499224.61%
2022477224.84%
2021455317.31%
2020424-265-38.46%
2019689192.84%
201867071.06%
2017663314.91%
2016632162.6%
2015616101.65%
2014606162.71%
2013590101.72%
201258091.58%
2011571-4-0.7%
2010575
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Westcliffe Population by Year