El Paso County, Colorado Population 2023

El Paso County, Colorado's estimated 2023 population is 762,834 with a growth rate of 1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. El Paso County, Colorado is the largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 622,263 and has seen a growth of 22.59% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

El Paso County, Colorado Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

El Paso County, Colorado Population by Race

El Paso County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2023

El Paso County, Colorado Median Age

34.4

Total

32.9

Male

36

Female

El Paso County, Colorado Adults

There are 539,744 adults, (91,065 of whom are seniors) in El Paso County, Colorado.

El Paso County, Colorado Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

El Paso County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female351,64649.49%
Male358,85350.51%

El Paso County, Colorado Population by Age

El Paso County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.15

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

El Paso County, Colorado Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

El Paso County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Paso County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.07%.

El Paso County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$42,462

Average Earnings

$51,049

Average Male

$34,925

Average Female

El Paso County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Paso County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

El Paso County, Colorado Language

88.35% of El Paso County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 11.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.43% of the population.

El Paso County, Colorado Language

El Paso County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

11.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.26%

Male Poverty Rate

10.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Paso County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Paso County, Colorado is Native, with 22.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Paso County, Colorado is Asian, with 8.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.13%.

El Paso County, Colorado Poverty

El Paso County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

El Paso County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Paso County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

El Paso County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

El Paso County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

El Paso 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 45-54.

El Paso County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

El Paso County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86,290

Number of Veterans

72,527

Male Veterans

13,763

Female Veterans

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by War

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by Age

count

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by Race

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Paso County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

El Paso County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

El Paso County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

El Paso 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

30.50%

Born in El Paso County, Colorado

90.51%

Native Born

6.77%

Foreign Born

2.94%

Non Citizen

3.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.51% of El Paso County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 30.50% having been born in Colorado. 2.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

El Paso County, Colorado Place of Birth

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