Wray, Colorado Population 2020

2,304

Wray is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 2,304, it is the 106th largest city in Colorado and the 7095th largest city in the United States. Wray is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -1.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,342 in 2010. Wray reached it's highest population of 2,382 in 2014. Spanning over 4 miles, Wray has a population density of 656 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wray is $59,593 with a poverty rate of 18.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $649 per month, and the median house value is $128,700. The median age in Wray is 36.4 years, 37.7 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

Wray Demographics

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

  • White: 97.74%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wray, Colorado is 2,304, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,334.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,342.

Wray, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,37597.74%
Two or More Races401.65%
Some Other Race120.49%
Black or African American30.12%

Wray Population Pyramid 2020

Wray Median Age

36.4


Total

37.7


Male

35.3


Female

Wray Adults

There are 1,664 adults, (369 of whom are seniors) in Wray.

Wray Age Dependency

87.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wray Sex Ratio

Female

1,243

51.15%

Male

1,187

48.85%

Wray Households and Families

Wray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wray Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.2%32.8%
All49.1%50.9%
Non Family45.1%54.9%
Male24.3%75.7%
Female14.6%85.4%

49.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9582.4749.1
Non Family3971.1445.1
Married3843.0267.2
Female1034.9514.6
Male743.2624.3

3.24

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wray Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16110.52%
9th to 12th Grade15810.33%
High School Graduate49532.35%
Some College38325.03%
Associates Degree523.40%
Bachelors Degree23415.29%
Graduate Degree473.07%

Wray Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2941,154274
Hispanic21637
Multiple Races29214
Black333

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,430$40,242$17,813
Less Than High School$26,648$27,386$
High School Grad$30,036$31,714$14,423
Some College$32,188$51,538$15,000
Bachelors Degree$48,750$60,313$36,563
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,430

Average Earnings

$40,242

Average Male

$17,813

Average Female

Wray Language

Wray Language by Age

Wray Language

81.89% of Wray residents speak only English, while 18.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.24% of the population.

Wray Poverty

Wray Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,85123112.48%
Hispanic47119340.98%

18.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.17%

Male Poverty Rate

21.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wray is Hispanic, with 40.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wray is White, with 12.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.12%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.05%
Some College14.52%
High School14.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed69.23%
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed7.20%
Male Employed6.39%

Wray Income

Wray Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,141$59,593
Families$46,875$69,405
Married Families$60,208-
Non Families$30,640$42,937

Wray Marital Status

Wray Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wray Married by Age and Sex

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

Wray Veterans

80

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War9
World War II8
Korea4

$Wray Veterans by Education

6.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wray Employment Status

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wray 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

57.74%

Born in Colorado

89.84%

Native Born

10.16%

Foreign Born

8.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.84% of Wray residents were born in the United States, with 57.74% having been born in Colorado. 8.64% 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
20202,304-15-0.65%
20192,319-15-0.64%
20182,334-1-0.04%
20172,335-15-0.64%
20162,350-1-0.04%
20152,351-31-1.30%
20142,382130.55%
20132,36930.13%
20122,366-8-0.34%
20112,374150.64%
20102,3590.00%