Wray, Colorado Population 2022

2,388
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Wray is a city located in Yuma County Colorado. Wray has a 2020 population of 2,388. It is also the county seat of Yuma County. Wray is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually and its population has increased by 0.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,382 in 2010.

The average household income in Wray is $65,119 with a poverty rate of 19.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $766 per month, and the median house value is $147,400. The median age in Wray is 36.4 years, 37.9 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Wray Demographics

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

  • White: 97.32%
  • Two or more races: 1.77%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Black or African American: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wray, Colorado is 2,388 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,388.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,382.

Wray, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,46897.32%
Two or More Races451.77%
Some Other Race160.63%
Asian50.20%
Black or African American20.08%
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Wray Population by Race

Wray Population Pyramid $2022

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Wray Median Age

36.4


Total

37.9


Male

36.1


Female

Wray Adults

There are 1,699 adults, (401 of whom are seniors) in Wray.

Wray Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wray Sex Ratio

Female

1,315

51.85%

Male

1,221

48.15%

Wray Population by Age

Wray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wray Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female32.9%67.1%
Male39.2%60.8%
All57.6%42.4%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Married63.7%36.3%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wray Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0062.4557.6
Married4603.2263.7
Non Family3821.1459.4
Female853.6732.9
Male793.0139.2

3.18

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Wray Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1519.43%
9th to 12th Grade17210.74%
High School Graduate47029.34%
Some College40825.47%
Associates Degree583.62%
Bachelors Degree25315.79%
Graduate Degree905.62%
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Wray Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wray Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3161,176326
Hispanic259768
2+ Races36287
Asian555
Other Race44
Black222

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 100.00%.

Wray Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,813$45,213$28,472
Less Than 9th Grade$26,131$31,667$10,809
High School Graduate$32,177$35,893$
Some College$40,806$53,816$17,292
Bachelors Degree$46,600$58,438$36,250
Graduate Degree$$$43,813

$37,813

Average Earnings

$45,213

Average Male

$28,472

Average Female

Wray Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wray Language by Age

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Wray Language

78.99% of Wray residents speak only English, while 21.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.03% of the population.

Wray Language

Wray Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic54324044.20%
White1,90123712.47%
OtherNaN%

19.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.38%

Male Poverty Rate

23.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wray is White, with 12.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wray is Hispanic, with 44.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.83%.

Wray Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.14%
High School13.51%
Some College10.82%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Wray Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Unemployed49.15%
Female Employed12.08%
Male Employed3.59%

Wray Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wray Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,375$65,119
Families$54,773$74,938
Married Families$77,581-
Non Families$36,607$46,910
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Income by Household Type

Wray Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wray Married by Age and Sex

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Wray 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 35-44.

Wray Marital Status by Race

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Wray Marital Status

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104

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam45
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War15
World War II8
Korea5

Wray Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+34
65 to 7433
35 to 5415
18 to 3413
55 to 649

Wray Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White824.98%
2+ Races1850.00%
Hispanic62.17%
Other Race444.44%

Wray Veterans by Race

Wray Veterans by Education

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3.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wray Veterans by Education

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wray Employment by Age

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Wray Employment by Race

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Wray 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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55.01%

Born in Wray

87.18%

Native Born

12.82%

Foreign Born

10.65%

Non Citizen

2.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.18% of Wray residents were born in the United States, with 55.01% having been born in Colorado. 10.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wray Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,388130.55%
20212,375130.55%
20202,362130.55%
20192,349130.56%
20182,336-6-0.26%
20172,342-22-0.93%
20162,364-3-0.13%
20152,367-34-1.42%
20142,401120.50%
20132,3890.00%
20122,389-7-0.29%
20112,396140.59%
20102,3820.00%

Wray Population by Year