Conejos County, Colorado Population 2021

Conejos County, Colorado's estimated population is 8,253 with a growth rate of 0.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Conejos County, Colorado is the 41st largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 8,312 and has seen a growth of -0.71% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,253240.29%
20208,229240.29%
20198,205240.29%
20188,181420.52%
20178,139891.11%
20168,050-15-0.19%
20158,065-165-2.00%
20148,230310.38%
20138,199-49-0.59%
20128,248-42-0.51%
20118,290-22-0.26%
20108,31285911.53%
19907,453-341-4.38%
19807,794-52-0.66%
19707,846-582-6.91%
19608,428-1,743-17.14%
195010,171-1,477-12.68%
194011,6481,84518.82%
19309,8031,38716.48%
19208,416-2,869-25.42%
191011,2852,49128.33%
19008,7941,60122.26%
18907,1931,58828.33%
18805,6053,101123.84%
18702,5040.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.29%
County Website
Founded
November 1, 1861
County Seat
2010 Population
8,312
Growth Since 2010
-0.71%
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Conejos County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,21688.78%
Some Other Race4145.09%
Two or More Races2092.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native2072.55%
Black or African American400.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.33%
Asian150.18%
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Conejos County, Colorado Population by Race

Conejos County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Conejos County, Colorado Median Age

38.8


Total

39.6


Male

37.8


Female

Conejos County, Colorado Adults

There are 5,964 adults, (1,513 of whom are seniors) in Conejos County, Colorado.

Conejos County, Colorado Age Dependency

82.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Conejos County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

4,040

49.70%

Male

4,088

50.30%

Conejos County, Colorado Population by Age

Conejos County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Conejos County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All79.4%20.6%
Non Family73.5%26.5%
Male66.7%33.3%
Female52.4%47.6%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Conejos County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1832.5379.4
Married1,5203.4990.9
Non Family1,2021.0673.5
Female3113.4252.4
Male1502.8266.7

3.36

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Conejos County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2745.18%
9th to 12th Grade3626.85%
High School Graduate1,79433.94%
Some College1,41626.79%
Associates Degree3316.26%
Bachelors Degree74414.07%
Graduate Degree3656.91%
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Conejos County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Conejos County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,8322,339392
White2,3142,197691
Other Race27722225
Native American15511516
2+ Races14611725
Islander2727
Asian13108
Black333

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Conejos County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,442$35,208$22,679
Less Than 9th Grade$20,741$25,000$17,500
High School Graduate$25,110$32,004$18,188
Some College$26,713$31,811$21,685
Bachelors Degree$42,463$50,000$34,432
Graduate Degree$45,385$58,482$41,250

$30,442

Average Earnings

$35,208

Average Male

$22,679

Average Female

Conejos County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Conejos County, Colorado Language by Age

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Conejos County, Colorado Language

70.51% of Conejos County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 29.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.30% of the population.

Conejos County, Colorado Language

Conejos County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,2471,21828.68%
White3,59948013.34%
Other41413532.61%
Native2074119.81%
Multiple2093014.35%
Black402152.50%
Asian15213.33%

21.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.78%

Male Poverty Rate

21.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Conejos County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Conejos County, Colorado is Black, with 52.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Conejos County, Colorado is Asian, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.16%.

Conejos County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.34%
High School21.33%
Some College18.88%
Bachelors or Greater5.54%

Conejos County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.97%
Male Unemployed48.43%
Female Employed14.48%
Male Employed10.44%

Conejos County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Conejos County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,084$50,114
Families$46,768$61,239
Married Families$56,923-
Non Families$19,280$29,188
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Income by Household Type

Conejos County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Conejos County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Conejos 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 55-64.

Conejos County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Conejos County, Colorado Marital Status

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544

Number of Veterans

496

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam214
First Gulf War93
Second Gulf War66
Korea38
World War II12

Conejos County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74152
75+146
55 to 64118
35 to 54110
18 to 3418

Conejos County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4608.76%
Hispanic2979.09%
2+ Races3019.61%
Other Race236.37%
Native American2214.19%
Islander933.33%

Conejos County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Conejos County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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4.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Conejos County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Conejos County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Conejos County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Conejos 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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78.20%

Born in Conejos County, Colorado

98.24%

Native Born

1.76%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.24% of Conejos County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 78.20% having been born in Colorado. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Conejos 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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