Cheyenne County, Colorado Population 2024

1,764

Cheyenne County, Colorado's estimated 2024 population is 1,764 with a growth rate of 0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cheyenne County, Colorado is the 58th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 1,833 and has seen a growth of -3.76% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,844160.88%
20281,828160.88%
20271,812160.89%
20261,796160.9%
20251,780160.91%
20241,764160.92%
20231,748160.92%
20221,732160.93%
20211,716-28-1.61%
20201,744-80-4.39%
20191,824-40-2.15%
20181,864150.81%
20171,84910.05%
20161,848221.2%
20151,826-19-1.03%
20141,845-33-1.76%
20131,87870.37%
20121,87180.43%
20111,863301.64%
20101,833
19902,39724411.33%
19802,153-243-10.14%
19702,396-393-14.09%
19602,789-664-19.23%
19503,45348916.5%
19402,964-759-20.39%
19303,723-23-0.61%
19203,746591.6%
19103,6873,186635.93%
1900501-33-6.18%
1890534-1,310-71.04%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.92% (16)
County Website
Cheyenne County
County Seat
2010 Population
1,833
Area
1778 mi²
Density
1 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.76% (-69)
Founded
March 25, 1889

Cheyenne County, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,47585.46%
Two or more races19711.41%
Other race301.74%
Black or African American160.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.29%
Asian30.17%
Native American
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Native American

Cheyenne County, Colorado Population by Race

Cheyenne County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2024

Cheyenne County, Colorado Median Age

43.2

Total

43.5

Male

41.4

Female

Cheyenne County, Colorado Adults

There are 1,295 adults, (346 of whom are seniors) in Cheyenne County, Colorado.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Age Dependency

81.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheyenne County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female86750.23%
Male85949.77%

Cheyenne County, Colorado Population by Age

Cheyenne County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7402.2778.921.1
Married3973.1580.419.6
Non Family269174.725.3
Female392.4489.710.3
Male351.8982.917.1
showing: 5 rows

2.98

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cheyenne 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

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

Cheyenne 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.71%.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,373

Average Earnings

$51,548

Average Male

$33,229

Average Female

Cheyenne County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheyenne County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cheyenne County, Colorado Language

87.94% of Cheyenne County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 12.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.02% of the population.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Language

Cheyenne County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,3551349.89%
Multiple1862513.44%
Hispanic1932412.44%
Other301446.67%
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10.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.78%

Male Poverty Rate

8.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheyenne County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne County, Colorado is Other, with 46.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne County, Colorado is White, with 9.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.32%.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.24%
High School14.44%
Bachelors or Greater5.28%
Some College4.08%
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Cheyenne County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed50%
Male Employed6.7%
Female Employed0.82%
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Cheyenne County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheyenne County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cheyenne County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.0%

Male Marriage Rate

63.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheyenne County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cheyenne 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 20-34.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cheyenne County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

104

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by War

count

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Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by Age

count

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Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cheyenne County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cheyenne County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cheyenne 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

59.62%

Born in Cheyenne County, Colorado

91.77%

Native Born

8.23%

Foreign Born

5.21%

Non Citizen

3.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.77% of Cheyenne County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 59.62% having been born in Colorado. 5.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Place of Birth

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