Wray, Colorado Population 2024

2,269

Wray is a city located in Yuma County Colorado. Wray has a 2024 population of 2,269. It is also the county seat of Yuma County.Wray is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -2.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,335 in 2020.

The average household income in Wray is $77,956 with a poverty rate of 14.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wray is 38.1 years, 38.4 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Wray Demographics

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

  • White: 88.66%
  • Two or more races: 5.36%
  • Other race: 4.31%
  • Native American: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
646.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.83% (-66)
The current population of Wray, Colorado is 2,269 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,335.

Wray, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,18288.66%
Two or more races1325.36%
Other race1064.31%
Native American321.3%
Black or African American80.33%
Asian10.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wray Population by Race

Wray Population Pyramid 2024

Wray Median Age

38.1

Total

38.4

Male

37.3

Female

Wray Adults

There are 1,746 adults, (397 of whom are seniors) in Wray.

Wray Age Dependency

82.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53

Child Dependency Ratio

Wray Sex Ratio

Female1,15646.97%
Male1,30553.03%

Wray Population by Age

Wray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9512.4967.732.3
Married4503.5677.622.4
Non Family3841.1958.341.7
Male702.7445.754.3
Female472.538317
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3.31

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wray 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

Wray Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wray 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

Wray Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,804

Average Earnings

$52,988

Average Male

$45,000

Average Female

Wray Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wray Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wray Language

83.37% of Wray residents speak only English, while 16.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.63% of the population.

Wray Language

Wray Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic44417038.29%
White1,8501367.35%
Multiple1295341.09%
Native3232100%
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14.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.94%

Male Poverty Rate

15.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wray is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wray is White, with 7.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.56%.

Wray Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.55%
High School16.99%
Some College14.92%
Bachelors or Greater9.42%
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Wray Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50%
Female Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed10.29%
Male Employed4.15%
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Wray Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wray Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wray Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wray Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wray 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 35-44.

Wray Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wray Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

161

Number of Veterans

141

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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Wray Veterans by War

count

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Wray Veterans by Age

count

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Wray Veterans by Race

Wray Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wray Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wray Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wray Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wray 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

58.47%

Born in Wray

89.56%

Native Born

10.44%

Foreign Born

8.7%

Non Citizen

1.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.56% of Wray residents were born in the United States, with 58.47% having been born in Colorado. 8.7% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,204-13-0.59%
20282,217-13-0.58%
20272,230-13-0.58%
20262,243-13-0.58%
20252,256-13-0.57%
20242,269-13-0.57%
20232,282-13-0.57%
20222,295-13-0.56%
20212,308-27-1.16%
20202,335-25-1.06%
20192,36050.21%
20182,355-7-0.3%
20172,362-16-0.67%
20162,37820.08%
20152,376-28-1.16%
20142,404160.67%
20132,38870.29%
20122,381-4-0.17%
20112,385200.85%
20102,365
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Wray Population by Year