Dolores County, Colorado Population 2021

Dolores County, Colorado's estimated population is 2,045 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dolores County, Colorado is the 59th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 2,069 and has seen a growth of -1.16% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,045-5-0.24%
20202,050-5-0.24%
20192,055-5-0.24%
20182,060150.73%
20172,045-11-0.54%
20162,056753.79%
20151,98140.20%
20141,977-56-2.75%
20132,033241.19%
20122,009-35-1.71%
20112,044-25-1.21%
20102,06956537.57%
19901,504-154-9.29%
19801,658171.04%
19701,641-555-25.27%
19602,19623011.70%
19501,96680.41%
19401,95854638.67%
19301,41216913.60%
19201,24360193.61%
1910642-492-43.39%
19001,134-364-24.30%
18901,4980.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.24%
County Website
Founded
February 19, 1881
County Seat
2010 Population
2,069
Growth Since 2010
-1.16%
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Dolores County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,79596.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native311.67%
Two or More Races281.51%
Some Other Race30.16%
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Dolores County, Colorado Population by Race

Dolores County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Dolores County, Colorado Median Age

48.8


Total

41.3


Male

53.9


Female

Dolores County, Colorado Adults

There are 1,449 adults, (513 of whom are seniors) in Dolores County, Colorado.

Dolores County, Colorado Age Dependency

98.4

Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dolores County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

815

43.89%

Male

1,042

56.11%

Dolores County, Colorado Population by Age

Dolores County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dolores County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.4%13.6%
All81.6%18.4%
Non Family75.7%24.3%
Female65.3%34.7%

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dolores County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7592.4581.6
Married3592.8486.4
Non Family2681.3175.7
Female753.3665.3
Male574.11100

3.02

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Dolores County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade130.93%
9th to 12th Grade735.22%
High School Graduate50636.19%
Some College34424.61%
Associates Degree1258.94%
Bachelors Degree18913.52%
Graduate Degree14810.59%
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Dolores County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dolores County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3411,258320
Hispanic403714
2+ Races12123
Native American55
Other Race3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 35.00%.

Dolores County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,595$32,723$24,018
Less Than 9th Grade$23,036$$22,857
High School Graduate$35,139$32,308$37,841
Some College$30,357$31,968$21,083
Bachelors Degree$34,286$42,188$24,583
Graduate Degree$55,417$$55,714

$31,595

Average Earnings

$32,723

Average Male

$24,018

Average Female

Dolores County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dolores County, Colorado Language by Age

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Dolores County, Colorado Language

97.29% of Dolores County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 2.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.13% of the population.

Dolores County, Colorado Language

Dolores County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,66723113.86%
Multiple28932.14%
Hispanic13164.58%

13.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.31%

Male Poverty Rate

9.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dolores County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dolores County, Colorado is Multiple, with 32.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dolores County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 4.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.14%.

Dolores County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School15.61%
Some College11.51%
Less Than 9th Grade10.47%
Bachelors or Greater6.53%

Dolores County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.59%
Female Employed7.21%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dolores County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dolores County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,972$62,136
Families$55,938$73,868
Married Families$56,083-
Non Families$30,139$39,979
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Income by Household Type

Dolores County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dolores County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Dolores 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 35-44.

Dolores County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Dolores County, Colorado Marital Status

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184

Number of Veterans

171

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam70
World War II26
Korea12
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War9

Dolores County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+93
65 to 7465
35 to 5419
55 to 644
18 to 343

Dolores County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18413.01%
Hispanic1230.00%

Dolores County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Dolores County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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3.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

67.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dolores County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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55.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Dolores County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Dolores County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Dolores 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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45.34%

Born in Dolores County, Colorado

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.82% of Dolores County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 45.34% having been born in Colorado. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dolores 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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