Baca County, Colorado Population 2021

Baca County, Colorado's estimated population is 3,575 with a growth rate of -0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Baca County, Colorado is the 57th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 3,807 and has seen a growth of -6.09% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20213,575-3-0.08%
20203,578-3-0.08%
20193,581-3-0.08%
20183,584300.84%
20173,554240.68%
20163,530-25-0.70%
20153,555-32-0.89%
20143,587-69-1.89%
20133,656-66-1.77%
20123,722-56-1.48%
20113,778-29-0.76%
20103,807-749-16.44%
19904,556-863-15.93%
19805,419-255-4.49%
19705,674-636-10.08%
19606,310-1,654-20.77%
19507,9641,75728.31%
19406,207-4,363-41.28%
193010,5701,84921.20%
19208,7216,205246.62%
19102,5161,757231.49%
1900759-720-48.68%
18901,4790.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.08%
County Website
Founded
April 16, 1889
County Seat
2010 Population
3,807
Growth Since 2010
-6.09%
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Baca County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,35794.27%
Two or More Races812.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native571.60%
Black or African American340.95%
Some Other Race290.81%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.08%
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Baca County, Colorado Population by Race

Baca County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Baca County, Colorado Median Age

46


Total

43.3


Male

49.7


Female

Baca County, Colorado Adults

There are 2,813 adults, (926 of whom are seniors) in Baca County, Colorado.

Baca County, Colorado Age Dependency

88.7

Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Baca County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

1,817

51.02%

Male

1,744

48.98%

Baca County, Colorado Population by Age

Baca County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Baca County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All71%29%
Female68.6%31.4%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Male48.3%51.7%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Baca County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6622.0971
Married8492.7879
Non Family5861.1263.3
Female1402.2168.6
Male871.6648.3

2.59

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Baca County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1475.64%
9th to 12th Grade2128.13%
High School Graduate73027.99%
Some College65625.15%
Associates Degree30511.69%
Bachelors Degree40415.49%
Graduate Degree1545.90%
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Baca County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baca County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2222,010518
Hispanic24712020
2+ Races5841
Native American575720
Black3434
Other Race214
Islander3

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 native american people with a rate of 35.09%.

Baca County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,390$32,106$23,651
Less Than 9th Grade$21,298$29,688$10,917
High School Graduate$24,904$29,167$22,321
Some College$26,157$29,712$18,929
Bachelors Degree$36,094$35,375$36,607
Graduate Degree$41,167$41,250$41,125

$27,390

Average Earnings

$32,106

Average Male

$23,651

Average Female

Baca County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baca County, Colorado Language by Age

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Baca County, Colorado Language

92.61% of Baca County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 7.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.65% of the population.

Baca County, Colorado Language

Baca County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,90652818.17%
Hispanic3887118.30%
Multiple815264.20%
Native50714.00%
Islander33100.00%

19.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.79%

Male Poverty Rate

22.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baca County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baca County, Colorado is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baca County, Colorado is Native, with 14.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.65%.

Baca County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.74%
Some College20.21%
High School19.34%
Bachelors or Greater6.50%

Baca County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed80.00%
Female Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed12.52%
Male Employed8.72%

Baca County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baca County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,878$51,324
Families$48,182$63,072
Married Families$51,958-
Non Families$21,813$28,581
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Income by Household Type

Baca County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Baca County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Baca County, Colorado 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.

Baca County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Baca County, Colorado Marital Status

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223

Number of Veterans

207

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam90
Korea34
First Gulf War24
Second Gulf War24
World War II16

Baca County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+101
65 to 7486
35 to 5413
55 to 6412
18 to 3411

Baca County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1937.34%
2+ Races1932.76%
Native American1119.30%

Baca County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Baca County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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17.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baca County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Baca County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Baca County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Baca 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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51.67%

Born in Baca County, Colorado

96.77%

Native Born

3.23%

Foreign Born

2.33%

Non Citizen

0.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.77% of Baca County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 51.67% having been born in Colorado. 2.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Baca 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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