Alamosa County, Colorado Population 2021

Alamosa County, Colorado's estimated population is 16,203 with a growth rate of -0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alamosa County, Colorado is the 32nd largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 15,515 and has seen a growth of 4.43% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202116,203-15-0.09%
202016,218-15-0.09%
201916,233-15-0.09%
201816,2481400.87%
201716,108550.34%
201616,0531591.00%
201515,894910.58%
201415,803160.10%
201315,7871070.68%
201215,680-29-0.18%
201115,7091941.25%
201015,5151,89813.94%
199013,6171,81815.41%
198011,7993773.30%
197011,4221,42214.22%
196010,000-531-5.04%
195010,531470.45%
194010,4841,88221.88%
19308,6023,45467.09%
19205,1480.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.09%
County Website
Founded
March 8, 1913
County Seat
2010 Population
15,515
Growth Since 2010
4.43%
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Alamosa County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,91886.41%
Some Other Race7834.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native5343.32%
Two or More Races4412.74%
Asian2131.32%
Black or African American1440.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander740.46%
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Alamosa County, Colorado Population by Race

Alamosa County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Alamosa County, Colorado Median Age

31.8


Total

30.5


Male

33.2


Female

Alamosa County, Colorado Adults

There are 12,174 adults, (2,130 of whom are seniors) in Alamosa County, Colorado.

Alamosa County, Colorado Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Alamosa County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

8,048

49.97%

Male

8,059

50.03%

Alamosa County, Colorado Population by Age

Alamosa County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alamosa County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77%23%
Female61.7%38.3%
All57.8%42.2%
Male47.5%52.5%
Non Family35.6%64.4%

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alamosa County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1622.4457.8
Married2,8283.2977
Non Family2,3961.2835.6
Female5952.8761.7
Male3432.7647.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Alamosa County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7667.96%
9th to 12th Grade4985.18%
High School Graduate2,74228.51%
Some College2,41925.15%
Associates Degree7858.16%
Bachelors Degree1,40214.58%
Graduate Degree1,00710.47%
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Alamosa County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alamosa County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,8924,6981,624
Hispanic4,2213,186657
Other Race57744040
Native American32824243
2+ Races29328064
Asian10910139
Islander5252
Black453412

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.78%.

Alamosa County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,376$32,408$29,680
Less Than 9th Grade$25,132$26,742$20,114
High School Graduate$28,936$31,310$25,741
Some College$27,818$31,735$22,261
Bachelors Degree$34,680$34,231$34,875
Graduate Degree$57,072$69,781$52,466

$31,376

Average Earnings

$32,408

Average Male

$29,680

Average Female

Alamosa County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alamosa County, Colorado Language by Age

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Alamosa County, Colorado Language

69.93% of Alamosa County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 30.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.26% of the population.

Alamosa County, Colorado Language

Alamosa County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,9592,26832.59%
White7,2291,14315.81%
Other64928243.45%
Asian1659658.18%
Multiple4329421.76%
Native534519.55%
Black1203327.50%

23.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.70%

Male Poverty Rate

24.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alamosa County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alamosa County, Colorado is Asian, with 58.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alamosa County, Colorado is Native, with 9.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.95%.

Alamosa County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.56%
High School23.76%
Some College22.81%
Bachelors or Greater6.21%

Alamosa County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.67%
Male Unemployed41.74%
Male Employed16.30%
Female Employed12.81%

Alamosa County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alamosa County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,515$56,513
Families$48,035$69,533
Married Families$54,757-
Non Families$27,989$34,132
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Income by Household Type

Alamosa County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alamosa County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Alamosa 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.

Alamosa County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Alamosa County, Colorado Marital Status

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791

Number of Veterans

741

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam285
First Gulf War209
Second Gulf War131
Korea30
World War II13

Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54233
55 to 64171
65 to 74170
75+153
18 to 3464

Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6836.51%
Hispanic2154.00%
Native American5713.87%
Other Race284.41%
2+ Races175.63%
Asian63.49%

Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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11.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Alamosa County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Alamosa County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Alamosa 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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60.26%

Born in Alamosa County, Colorado

90.91%

Native Born

9.09%

Foreign Born

5.18%

Non Citizen

3.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.91% of Alamosa County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 60.26% having been born in Colorado. 5.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alamosa 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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