Dolores County, Colorado Population 2024

2,625

Dolores County, Colorado's estimated 2024 population is 2,625 with a growth rate of 3.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dolores County, Colorado is the 56th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 2,069 and has seen a growth of 26.87% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,050852.87%
20282,965852.95%
20272,880853.04%
20262,795853.14%
20252,710853.24%
20242,625853.35%
20232,540853.46%
20222,455853.59%
20212,370381.63%
20202,33229014.2%
20192,042-14-0.68%
20182,056120.59%
20172,044-11-0.54%
20162,055753.79%
20151,98040.2%
20141,976-57-2.8%
20132,033241.19%
20122,009-35-1.71%
20112,044-25-1.21%
20102,069
19901,504-154-9.29%
19801,658171.04%
19701,641-555-25.27%
19602,19623011.7%
19501,96680.41%
19401,95854638.67%
19301,41216913.6%
19201,24360193.61%
1910642-492-43.39%
19001,134-364-24.3%
18901,498-1,552-50.89%
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2024 Growth Rate
3.35% (85)
County Website
Dolores County
County Seat
2010 Population
2,069
Area
1067 mi²
Density
2 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
26.87% (556)
Founded
February 19, 1881

Dolores County, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,92982.83%
Other race1757.51%
Native American1365.84%
Two or more races893.82%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dolores County, Colorado Population by Race

Dolores County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2024

Dolores County, Colorado Median Age

59.2

Total

56.8

Male

61.2

Female

Dolores County, Colorado Adults

There are 1,991 adults, (832 of whom are seniors) in Dolores County, Colorado.

Dolores County, Colorado Age Dependency

100.9

Age Dependency Ratio

71.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dolores County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female1,03244.31%
Male1,29755.69%

Dolores County, Colorado Population by Age

Dolores County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1851.9786.113.9
Married6612.2389.310.7
Non Family3781.068218
Female892.2770.829.2
Male574.41000
showing: 5 rows

2.35

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

86.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dolores 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

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

Dolores 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 other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.2%.

Dolores County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,854

Average Earnings

$47,188

Average Male

$49,406

Average Female

Dolores County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dolores County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dolores County, Colorado Language

86% of Dolores County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.04% of the population.

Dolores County, Colorado Language

Dolores County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,78529716.64%
Multiple894348.31%
Native1363626.47%
Hispanic319216.58%
showing: 4 rows

16.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.5%

Male Poverty Rate

16.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dolores County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dolores County, Colorado is Multiple, with 48.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dolores County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 6.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.82%.

Dolores County, Colorado Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.11%
Bachelors or Greater24.3%
High School13.1%
Some College9.12%
showing: 4 rows

Dolores County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed13.69%
Male Employed3.02%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Dolores County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dolores County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dolores County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

67.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dolores County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Dolores County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dolores County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

278

Number of Veterans

252

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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Dolores County, Colorado Veterans by War

count

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Dolores County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Dolores County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Dolores County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dolores County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Dolores County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dolores County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dolores 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

46.54%

Born in Dolores County, Colorado

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Dolores County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 46.54% having been born in Colorado. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dolores County, Colorado Place of Birth

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