Alamosa County, Colorado Population 2024

16,650

Alamosa County, Colorado's estimated 2024 population is 16,650 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alamosa County, Colorado is the 29th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 15,515 and has seen a growth of 7.32% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,795290.17%
202816,766290.17%
202716,737290.17%
202616,708290.17%
202516,679290.17%
202416,650290.17%
202316,621290.17%
202216,592290.18%
202116,5631861.14%
202016,3771771.09%
201916,200-35-0.22%
201816,2351330.83%
201716,102550.34%
201616,0471530.96%
201515,894870.55%
201415,807130.08%
201315,7941090.69%
201215,685-30-0.19%
201115,7152001.29%
201015,515
199013,6171,81815.41%
198011,7993773.3%
197011,4221,42214.22%
196010,000-531-5.04%
195010,531470.45%
194010,4841,88221.88%
19308,6023,45467.09%
19205,148-11,647-69.35%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.17% (29)
County Website
Alamosa County
County Seat
2020 Population
16,377
Area
723 mi²
Density
23 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
1.67% (273)
Founded
March 8, 1913

Alamosa County, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,10467.46%
Two or more races2,83717.24%
Other race1,2217.42%
Native American7134.33%
Asian3562.16%
Black or African American1851.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander440.27%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alamosa County, Colorado Population by Race

Alamosa County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2024

Alamosa County, Colorado Median Age

32.2

Total

31.5

Male

33.2

Female

Alamosa County, Colorado Adults

There are 12,529 adults, (2,387 of whom are seniors) in Alamosa County, Colorado.

Alamosa County, Colorado Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Alamosa County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female8,30050.43%
Male8,16049.57%

Alamosa County, Colorado Population by Age

Alamosa County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,4712.3957.242.8
Married2,7853.1977.122.9
Non Family2,4271.237.362.7
Female7263.1565.834.2
Male5332.6132.367.7
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3.03

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alamosa County, Colorado 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

Alamosa County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alamosa County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.26%.

Alamosa County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,713

Average Earnings

$40,971

Average Male

$34,968

Average Female

Alamosa County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alamosa County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alamosa County, Colorado Language

77.38% of Alamosa County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 22.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.46% of the population.

Alamosa County, Colorado Language

Alamosa County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,6081,45319.1%
White7,14077810.9%
Other1,03924323.39%
Multiple2,7192117.76%
Native70516523.4%
Asian31513843.81%
Black115119.57%
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15.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.44%

Male Poverty Rate

16.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alamosa County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alamosa County, Colorado is Asian, with 43.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alamosa County, Colorado is Multiple, with 7.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.31%.

Alamosa County, Colorado Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.53%
High School17.52%
Some College14.2%
Bachelors or Greater5.21%
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Alamosa County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed46.67%
Female Unemployed23.68%
Female Employed10.21%
Male Employed9.99%
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Alamosa County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alamosa County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alamosa County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Alamosa County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alamosa County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

649

Number of Veterans

616

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alamosa County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Alamosa County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alamosa County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alamosa County, Colorado 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

66.34%

Born in Alamosa County, Colorado

95.32%

Native Born

4.68%

Foreign Born

2.56%

Non Citizen

2.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.32% of Alamosa County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 66.34% having been born in Colorado. 2.56% 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

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