Fremont County, Colorado Population 2021

Fremont County, Colorado's estimated population is 47,599 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fremont County, Colorado is the 17th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 46,837 and has seen a growth of 1.63% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202147,599-120-0.25%
202047,719-120-0.25%
201947,839-120-0.25%
201847,9594110.86%
201747,5485721.22%
201646,9766941.50%
201546,2821350.29%
201446,147-185-0.40%
201346,332-720-1.53%
201247,052-327-0.69%
201147,3795421.16%
201046,83714,56445.13%
199032,2733,59712.54%
198028,6766,73430.69%
197021,9421,7468.65%
196020,1961,8309.96%
195018,366-1,376-6.97%
194019,7428464.48%
193018,8961,0135.66%
192017,883-298-1.64%
191018,1812,54516.28%
190015,6366,48070.77%
18909,1564,42193.37%
18804,7353,671345.02%
18701,0640.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.25%
County Website
Founded
November 1, 1861
County Seat
2010 Population
46,837
Growth Since 2010
1.63%
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Fremont County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,50489.82%
Black or African American2,1774.60%
Two or More Races1,0492.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native6491.37%
Some Other Race6171.30%
Asian3200.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.01%
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Fremont County, Colorado Population by Race

Fremont County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Fremont County, Colorado Median Age

45.1


Total

42


Male

50.1


Female

Fremont County, Colorado Adults

There are 39,826 adults, (10,010 of whom are seniors) in Fremont County, Colorado.

Fremont County, Colorado Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fremont County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

19,722

41.68%

Male

27,599

58.32%

Fremont County, Colorado Population by Age

Fremont County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fremont County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All75%25%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Female60.7%39.3%
Male58.7%41.3%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fremont County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,1362.1175
Married8,9242.6886.5
Non Family5,6921.1463.6
Female1,7422.3260.7
Male7782.2458.7

2.54

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Fremont County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6601.79%
9th to 12th Grade3,0088.14%
High School Graduate14,53239.34%
Some College8,65123.42%
Associates Degree3,2718.85%
Bachelors Degree4,10211.10%
Graduate Degree2,7187.36%
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Fremont County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fremont County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White29,08026,9706,466
Hispanic4,7223,765203
Black2,0291,63739
2+ Races71960949
Native American56140321
Other Race44639615
Asian22522558
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 25.78%.

Fremont County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,550$39,038$30,157
Less Than 9th Grade$24,067$42,308$
High School Graduate$27,281$32,214$22,256
Some College$34,216$41,045$30,403
Bachelors Degree$35,462$36,614$34,595
Graduate Degree$47,876$49,966$46,705

$33,550

Average Earnings

$39,038

Average Male

$30,157

Average Female

Fremont County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fremont County, Colorado Language by Age

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Fremont County, Colorado Language

93.01% of Fremont County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 6.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.79% of the population.

Fremont County, Colorado Language

Fremont County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,4164,31513.31%
Hispanic2,87975426.19%
Other31211737.50%
Multiple61610717.37%
Black1805530.56%
Asian2394217.57%
Native963435.42%

14.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.67%

Male Poverty Rate

15.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fremont County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fremont County, Colorado is Other, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fremont County, Colorado is White, with 13.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.65%.

Fremont County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.95%
High School14.02%
Some College13.52%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%

Fremont County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed36.46%
Female Unemployed18.41%
Female Employed8.25%
Male Employed4.65%

Fremont County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fremont County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,409$64,506
Families$61,304$75,281
Married Families$68,208$83,528
Non Families$30,275$39,260
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Income by Household Type

Fremont County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fremont County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Fremont 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 55-64.

Fremont County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Fremont County, Colorado Marital Status

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5,437

Number of Veterans

5,050

Male Veterans

387

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,023
First Gulf War1,134
Second Gulf War1,094
Korea380
World War II147

Fremont County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,439
35 to 541,240
75+1,119
55 to 641,116
18 to 34523

Fremont County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,05814.27%
Hispanic3045.94%
Black25812.07%
2+ Races607.57%
Asian2610.28%
Native American243.94%
Other Race61.07%
Islander5100.00%

Fremont County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Fremont County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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7.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fremont County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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37.3%

Labor Force Participation

35.1%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fremont County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Fremont County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Fremont 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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43.84%

Born in Fremont County, Colorado

97.33%

Native Born

2.67%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

1.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.33% of Fremont County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 43.84% having been born in Colorado. 1.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fremont 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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