Elbert County, Colorado Population 2021

Elbert County, Colorado's estimated population is 27,581 with a growth rate of 1.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Elbert County, Colorado is the 22nd largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 23,142 and has seen a growth of 19.18% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202127,5814261.57%
202027,1554261.59%
201926,7294261.62%
201826,3035382.09%
201725,7656082.42%
201625,1575272.14%
201524,6305992.49%
201424,0314902.08%
201323,5412671.15%
201223,274960.41%
201123,178360.16%
201023,14213,496139.91%
19909,6462,79640.82%
19806,8502,94775.51%
19703,9031955.26%
19603,708-769-17.18%
19504,477-983-18.00%
19405,460-1,120-17.02%
19306,580-400-5.73%
19206,9801,64930.93%
19105,3312,23071.91%
19003,1011,24567.08%
18901,8561488.67%
18801,7080.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.57%
County Website
Founded
February 2, 1874
County Seat
2010 Population
23,142
Growth Since 2010
19.18%
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Elbert County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,06293.56%
Two or More Races7592.95%
Asian2591.01%
Some Other Race2550.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native2510.98%
Black or African American1100.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.08%
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Elbert County, Colorado Population by Race

Elbert County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Elbert County, Colorado Median Age

46.1


Total

45.8


Male

46.3


Female

Elbert County, Colorado Adults

There are 20,145 adults, (3,984 of whom are seniors) in Elbert County, Colorado.

Elbert County, Colorado Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Elbert County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

12,697

49.37%

Male

13,020

50.63%

Elbert County, Colorado Population by Age

Elbert County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elbert County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.1%5.9%
All90%10%
Male86.5%13.5%
Non Family81.4%18.6%
Female76.9%23.1%

90.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elbert County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2802.7690
Married6,3463.1794.1
Non Family1,8771.2881.4
Female6193.0976.9
Male4382.7386.5

3.06

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Elbert County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade860.47%
9th to 12th Grade5142.80%
High School Graduate4,42224.13%
Some College4,44224.24%
Associates Degree2,29812.54%
Bachelors Degree4,47124.40%
Graduate Degree2,09311.42%
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Elbert County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elbert County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,57916,1246,107
Hispanic1,097956239
2+ Races325325111
Asian223209123
Native American18618613
Other Race15313621
Black827419
Islander2121

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 asian people with a rate of 55.16%.

Elbert County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,986$69,138$41,830
Less Than 9th Grade$29,583$35,778$12,125
High School Graduate$39,846$54,247$26,934
Some College$54,430$62,188$41,572
Bachelors Degree$76,901$95,690$51,108
Graduate Degree$69,926$92,926$57,530

$56,986

Average Earnings

$69,138

Average Male

$41,830

Average Female

Elbert County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elbert County, Colorado Language by Age

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Elbert County, Colorado Language

95.50% of Elbert County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 4.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Elbert County, Colorado Language

Elbert County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,6491,0924.82%
Hispanic1,7591066.03%
Multiple754354.64%
Asian24741.62%
Other25531.18%
Black9322.15%

4.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.09%

Male Poverty Rate

5.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elbert County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elbert County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 6.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elbert County, Colorado is Other, with 1.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.79%.

Elbert County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.65%
Some College5.46%
High School5.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.62%

Elbert County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.93%
Female Employed2.94%
Male Employed1.23%
Male Unemployed1.17%

Elbert County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elbert County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$99,199$121,995
Families$111,604$133,148
Married Families$123,494-
Non Families$46,198$69,069
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Income by Household Type

Elbert County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.9%

Male Marriage Rate

61.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Elbert County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Elbert County, Colorado Marriage

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

Elbert County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Elbert County, Colorado Marital Status

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2,399

Number of Veterans

2,162

Male Veterans

237

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam929
First Gulf War585
Second Gulf War321
Korea118
World War II42

Elbert County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54720
65 to 74680
55 to 64580
75+356
18 to 3463

Elbert County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,26511.95%
Hispanic17013.61%
2+ Races419.09%
Other Race4121.81%
Black2732.14%
Asian156.73%
Native American105.08%

Elbert County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Elbert County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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5.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elbert County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Elbert County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Elbert County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Elbert 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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46.08%

Born in Elbert County, Colorado

97.27%

Native Born

2.73%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

1.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.27% of Elbert County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 46.08% having been born in Colorado. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elbert 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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