Costilla County, Colorado Population 2021

Costilla County, Colorado's estimated population is 4,037 with a growth rate of 1.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Costilla County, Colorado is the 56th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 3,529 and has seen a growth of 14.40% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20214,037751.89%
20203,962751.93%
20193,887751.97%
20183,812561.49%
20173,756631.71%
20163,6931173.27%
20153,576150.42%
20143,561200.56%
20133,541-62-1.72%
20123,603-38-1.04%
20113,6411123.17%
20103,52933910.63%
19903,1901193.87%
19803,071-20-0.65%
19703,091-1,128-26.74%
19604,219-1,848-30.46%
19506,067-1,466-19.46%
19407,5331,75430.35%
19305,77974714.84%
19205,032-466-8.48%
19105,49886618.70%
19004,6321,14132.68%
18903,49161221.26%
18802,8791,10061.83%
18701,7790.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.89%
County Website
Founded
November 1, 1861
County Seat
2010 Population
3,529
Growth Since 2010
14.40%
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Costilla County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,31188.41%
Two or More Races1483.95%
Some Other Race1453.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native792.11%
Asian481.28%
Black or African American140.37%
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Costilla County, Colorado Population by Race

Costilla County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Costilla County, Colorado Median Age

51.9


Total

51.4


Male

53.1


Female

Costilla County, Colorado Adults

There are 3,061 adults, (1,023 of whom are seniors) in Costilla County, Colorado.

Costilla County, Colorado Age Dependency

83.8

Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Costilla County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

1,760

47.00%

Male

1,985

53.00%

Costilla County, Colorado Population by Age

Costilla County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Costilla County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
Male74.7%25.3%
All69%31%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Female46%54%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Costilla County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7462.1469
Married7152.8780.6
Non Family7041.1264.8
Female2482.8646
Male792.4774.7

2.8

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Costilla County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30610.96%
9th to 12th Grade2268.09%
High School Graduate68424.49%
Some College90732.47%
Associates Degree1314.69%
Bachelors Degree30210.81%
Graduate Degree2378.49%
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Costilla County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Costilla County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,6521,195149
White978925343
2+ Races1261068
Other Race1117413
Native American605334
Asian474524
Black1414

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 56.67%.

Costilla County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,942$28,333$17,039
Less Than 9th Grade$20,093$23,021$8,073
High School Graduate$25,104$30,781$14,777
Some College$25,510$26,194$17,159
Bachelors Degree$45,714$51,607$43,203
Graduate Degree$55,625$72,500$55,268

$25,942

Average Earnings

$28,333

Average Male

$17,039

Average Female

Costilla County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Costilla County, Colorado Language by Age

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Costilla County, Colorado Language

56.45% of Costilla County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 43.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 42.94% of the population.

Costilla County, Colorado Language

Costilla County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,31758325.16%
White1,25039431.52%
Other1458155.86%
Native792734.18%
Multiple1481711.49%
Black1414100.00%

27.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.99%

Male Poverty Rate

29.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Costilla County, Colorado

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Costilla County, Colorado is Multiple, with 11.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.22%.

Costilla County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School32.31%
Less Than 9th Grade25.00%
Some College23.31%
Bachelors or Greater14.47%

Costilla County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed69.77%
Male Unemployed34.29%
Female Employed17.22%
Male Employed8.10%

Costilla County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Costilla County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,965$46,633
Families$39,917$58,924
Married Families$47,067-
Non Families$19,907$28,184
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Income by Household Type

Costilla County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Costilla County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Costilla County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Costilla County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Costilla County, Colorado Marital Status

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406

Number of Veterans

398

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam165
Second Gulf War71
First Gulf War63
Korea21
World War II2

Costilla County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74153
75+93
55 to 6463
35 to 5463
18 to 3434

Costilla County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White31811.83%
Hispanic19110.43%
2+ Races6042.86%
Black14100.00%
Other Race87.21%
Asian612.50%

Costilla County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Costilla County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Costilla County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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48.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Costilla County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Costilla County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Costilla 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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57.49%

Born in Costilla County, Colorado

90.79%

Native Born

9.21%

Foreign Born

5.34%

Non Citizen

3.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.79% of Costilla County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 57.49% having been born in Colorado. 5.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Costilla 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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