Adams County, Colorado Population 2022

Adams County, Colorado's estimated population is 535,622 with a growth rate of 1.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Colorado is the 6th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 443,691 and has seen a growth of 20.72% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19108,8920.00%
192014,4305,53862.28%
193020,2455,81540.30%
194022,4812,23611.04%
195040,23417,75378.97%
1960120,29680,062198.99%
1970185,78965,49354.44%
1980245,94460,15532.38%
1990265,03819,0947.76%
2010443,691178,65367.41%
2011452,2018,5101.92%
2012460,5588,3571.85%
2013469,9789,4202.05%
2014479,9469,9682.12%
2015490,44310,4972.19%
2016497,7347,2911.49%
2017503,5905,8561.18%
2018511,3547,7641.54%
2019517,4216,0671.19%
2020523,4886,0671.17%
2021529,5556,0671.16%
2022535,6226,0671.15%
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Adams County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White386,95475.90%
Black or African American17,1493.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,3601.05%
Asian20,3073.98%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8010.16%
Some Other Race34,1866.71%
Two or More Races45,0878.84%
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Adams County, Colorado Population by Race

Adams County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2022

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Adams County, Colorado Median Age

34


Total

33.3


Male

34.6


Female

Adams County, Colorado Adults

There are 374,537 adults, (53,302 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Colorado.

Adams County, Colorado Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

252,459

49.52%

Male

257,385

50.48%

Adams County, Colorado Population by Age

Adams County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Adams County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All67%33%
Male60.8%39.2%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Female52.7%47.3%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Adams County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All167,2903.0267
Married85,4483.6578.4
Male10,0143.8960.8
Female21,1533.9252.7
Non Family50,6751.4154.9

3.59

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

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Adams County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade22,7396.89%
9th to 12th Grade27,6398.38%
High School Graduate95,61628.99%
Some College71,14321.57%
Associates Degree29,7219.01%
Bachelors Degree57,01017.28%
Graduate Degree25,9907.88%
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Adams County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Adams County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian13,82010,3804,574
White185,060174,73660,379
Black10,1519,1442,517
2+ Races22,04517,9254,897
Native American3,7002,972708
Hispanic111,56576,51012,835
Other Race21,52414,3411,986
Islander48744226

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.10%.

Adams County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,297$48,593$36,626
Less Than 9th Grade$31,415$38,719$20,549
High School Graduate$36,548$41,590$31,153
Some College$42,379$51,637$35,477
Bachelors Degree$55,861$66,177$47,805
Graduate Degree$66,389$77,246$62,038

$42,297

Average Earnings

$48,593

Average Male

$36,626

Average Female

Adams County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adams County, Colorado Language by Age

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Adams County, Colorado Language

72.05% of Adams County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 27.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.49% of the population.

Adams County, Colorado Language

Adams County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander80112515.61%
Black16,6652,57615.46%
Multiple44,9276,29014.00%
Hispanic204,15726,97813.21%
Native5,23065812.58%
Asian20,2332,05710.17%
White247,54316,5206.67%
Other4,040NaN%

9.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.67%

Male Poverty Rate

11.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Colorado is Islander, with 15.61% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.86%.

Adams County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.78%
High School8.46%
Some College7.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%

Adams County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.13%
Male Unemployed25.18%
Female Employed5.88%
Female Unemployed21.36%

Adams County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adams County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,817$90,434
Families$83,853$99,700
Married Families$97,119$112,539
Non Families$49,500$61,698
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Income by Household Type

Adams County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Adams County, Colorado 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.

Adams County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Adams County, Colorado Marital Status

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25,944

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6,744
First Gulf War6,047
Vietnam8,523
Korea1,351
World War II406

Adams County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343,317
35 to 547,682
55 to 644,733
65 to 745,891
75+4,321

Adams County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21,4547.40%
Black1,50512.75%
Native American3417.85%
Asian3962.56%
Islander447.51%
Other Race1,3735.50%
2+ Races8313.07%
Hispanic4,7833.54%

Adams County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Adams County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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4.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Adams County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Adams County, Colorado 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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51.79%

Born in Adams County, Colorado

85.19%

Native Born

14.81%

Foreign Born

9.39%

Non Citizen

5.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.19% of Adams County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 51.79% having been born in Colorado. 9.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Adams County, Colorado Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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