Garfield County, Colorado Population 2021

Garfield County, Colorado's estimated population is 60,781 with a growth rate of 0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Garfield County, Colorado is the 14th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 56,072 and has seen a growth of 8.40% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202160,7813600.60%
202060,4213600.60%
201960,0613600.60%
201859,7016691.13%
201759,0322470.42%
201658,7851,0871.88%
201557,6985370.94%
201457,1612230.39%
201356,9381770.31%
201256,7617131.27%
201156,048-24-0.04%
201056,07226,09887.07%
199029,9747,46033.13%
198022,5147,69351.91%
197014,8212,80423.33%
196012,0173923.37%
195011,6251,06510.09%
194010,5605855.86%
19309,9756717.21%
19209,304-840-8.28%
191010,1444,30973.85%
19005,8351,35730.30%
18904,4780.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.60%
County Website
Founded
February 10, 1883
County Seat
2010 Population
56,072
Growth Since 2010
8.40%
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Garfield County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,83386.08%
Some Other Race5,8439.89%
Two or More Races1,1311.92%
Asian5320.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native4000.68%
Black or African American2860.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.05%
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Garfield County, Colorado Population by Race

Garfield County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Garfield County, Colorado Median Age

36.5


Total

36.1


Male

36.8


Female

Garfield County, Colorado Adults

There are 44,075 adults, (7,477 of whom are seniors) in Garfield County, Colorado.

Garfield County, Colorado Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Garfield County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

28,946

49.02%

Male

30,109

50.98%

Garfield County, Colorado Population by Age

Garfield County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Garfield County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
All66.9%33.1%
Male55.3%44.7%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Female48.6%51.4%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Garfield County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,4982.766.9
Married12,4153.2677.5
Non Family6,2581.4353.1
Female1,9173.1848.6
Male9082.955.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Garfield County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2105.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,4756.30%
High School Graduate10,62327.03%
Some College8,03120.44%
Associates Degree3,7809.62%
Bachelors Degree8,12720.68%
Graduate Degree4,05210.31%
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Garfield County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Garfield County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White29,72928,36611,061
Hispanic8,4755,287762
Other Race2,7321,568139
2+ Races496389160
Asian32629197
Native American28926943
Black18215962
Islander303021

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 70.00%.

Garfield County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,985$47,208$32,944
Less Than 9th Grade$37,653$40,768$25,363
High School Graduate$40,090$47,224$26,722
Some College$37,606$42,219$31,401
Bachelors Degree$45,184$53,979$38,462
Graduate Degree$54,527$72,698$48,587

$40,985

Average Earnings

$47,208

Average Male

$32,944

Average Female

Garfield County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Garfield County, Colorado Language by Age

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Garfield County, Colorado Language

73.38% of Garfield County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 26.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.73% of the population.

Garfield County, Colorado Language

Garfield County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,5582,7116.85%
Hispanic16,5922,13112.84%
Other5,83575812.99%
Native39110125.83%
Multiple1,131958.40%
Black2467028.46%

8.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.14%

Male Poverty Rate

9.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garfield County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garfield County, Colorado is Black, with 28.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garfield County, Colorado is White, with 6.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.22%.

Garfield County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.16%
High School9.42%
Some College7.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.70%

Garfield County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.71%
Male Unemployed16.73%
Male Employed5.47%
Female Employed4.41%

Garfield County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Garfield County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,937$90,090
Families$84,774$100,182
Married Families$91,787$108,967
Non Families$47,248$61,433
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Income by Household Type

Garfield County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Garfield County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Garfield County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Garfield County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Garfield County, Colorado Marital Status

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2,748

Number of Veterans

2,542

Male Veterans

206

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam999
First Gulf War600
Second Gulf War448
Korea177
World War II75

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+676
65 to 74657
55 to 64635
35 to 54549
18 to 34231

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5686.62%
Hispanic2442.35%
Native American6823.53%
2+ Races527.80%
Other Race381.03%
Asian215.43%
Black10.49%

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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5.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garfield County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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72.3%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Garfield County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Garfield County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Garfield 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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42.58%

Born in Garfield County, Colorado

85.25%

Native Born

14.75%

Foreign Born

10.83%

Non Citizen

3.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.25% of Garfield County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 42.58% having been born in Colorado. 10.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Garfield 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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