Cheyenne County, Colorado Population 2021

Cheyenne County, Colorado's estimated population is 1,775 with a growth rate of -1.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cheyenne County, Colorado is the 60th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 1,833 and has seen a growth of -3.16% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,775-28-1.55%
20201,803-28-1.53%
20191,831-28-1.51%
20181,85960.32%
20171,85330.16%
20161,850231.26%
20151,827-19-1.03%
20141,846-33-1.76%
20131,87970.37%
20121,87290.48%
20111,863301.64%
20101,833-564-23.53%
19902,39724411.33%
19802,153-243-10.14%
19702,396-393-14.09%
19602,789-664-19.23%
19503,45348916.50%
19402,964-759-20.39%
19303,723-23-0.61%
19203,746591.60%
19103,6873,186635.93%
1900501-33-6.18%
18905340.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.55%
County Website
Founded
March 25, 1889
County Seat
2010 Population
1,833
Growth Since 2010
-3.16%
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Cheyenne County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,89493.48%
Two or More Races803.95%
Asian442.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.10%
Black or African American20.10%
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Cheyenne County, Colorado Population by Race

Cheyenne County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Cheyenne County, Colorado Median Age

39.4


Total

38.7


Male

41


Female

Cheyenne County, Colorado Adults

There are 1,418 adults, (335 of whom are seniors) in Cheyenne County, Colorado.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Age Dependency

87.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cheyenne County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

1,014

50.05%

Male

1,012

49.95%

Cheyenne County, Colorado Population by Age

Cheyenne County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cheyenne County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
Female73.2%26.8%
Male72.3%27.7%
All71.4%28.6%
Non Family64%36%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cheyenne County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7742.5671.4
Married3973.4876.6
Non Family2891.0164
Male474.472.3
Female412.4973.2

3.43

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Cheyenne County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade161.20%
9th to 12th Grade967.17%
High School Graduate49236.77%
Some College29822.27%
Associates Degree17913.38%
Bachelors Degree22416.74%
Graduate Degree332.47%
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Cheyenne County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cheyenne County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1171,042229
Hispanic18215015
2+ Races29247
Asian17176
Black11

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 asian people with a rate of 35.29%.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,571$49,545$30,573
Less Than 9th Grade$28,594$50,625$27,813
High School Graduate$44,408$47,656$28,750
Some College$35,250$46,771$26,316
Bachelors Degree$46,563$63,295$36,875
Graduate Degree$44,091$43,333$46,250

$42,571

Average Earnings

$49,545

Average Male

$30,573

Average Female

Cheyenne County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cheyenne County, Colorado Language by Age

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Cheyenne County, Colorado Language

84.47% of Cheyenne County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 15.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.28% of the population.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Language

Cheyenne County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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10.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.24%

Male Poverty Rate

10.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cheyenne County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne County, Colorado is White, with 13.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cheyenne County, Colorado is White, with 13.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.52%.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.07%
High School13.89%
Some College7.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.45%

Cheyenne County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed19.64%
Male Employed3.70%
Female Employed2.56%

Cheyenne County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cheyenne County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,977$70,046
Families$81,144$88,899
Married Families$84,432-
Non Families$28,646$36,364
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Income by Household Type

Cheyenne County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cheyenne County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Cheyenne County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Cheyenne County, Colorado Marital Status

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106

Number of Veterans

97

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam56
Second Gulf War19
First Gulf War16
Korea10
World War II

Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7429
75+28
55 to 6422
35 to 5418
18 to 349

Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1037.53%
Hispanic52.24%
2+ Races39.68%

Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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11.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cheyenne County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cheyenne County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Cheyenne County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Cheyenne 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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69.55%

Born in Cheyenne County, Colorado

90.97%

Native Born

9.03%

Foreign Born

6.42%

Non Citizen

2.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.97% of Cheyenne County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 69.55% having been born in Colorado. 6.42% 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

  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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