Huerfano County, Colorado Population 2024

7,402

Huerfano County, Colorado's estimated 2024 population is 7,402 with a growth rate of 2.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Huerfano County, Colorado is the 41st largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 6,681 and has seen a growth of 10.79% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,2021601.99%
20288,0421602.03%
20277,8821602.07%
20267,7221602.12%
20257,5621602.16%
20247,4021602.21%
20237,2421602.26%
20227,0821602.31%
20216,922951.39%
20206,827-41-0.6%
20196,868-9-0.13%
20186,8772453.69%
20176,632490.74%
20166,5831752.73%
20156,40890.14%
20146,399-66-1.02%
20136,465-102-1.55%
20126,567400.61%
20116,527-154-2.31%
20106,681
19906,009-431-6.69%
19806,440-150-2.28%
19706,590-1,277-16.23%
19607,867-2,682-25.42%
195010,549-5,539-34.43%
194016,088-974-5.71%
193017,0621831.08%
192016,8793,55926.72%
191013,3204,92558.67%
19008,3951,51321.98%
18906,8822,75866.88%
18804,1241,87483.29%
18702,250-5,952-72.57%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.21% (160)
County Website
Huerfano County
County Seat
2010 Population
6,681
Area
1591 mi²
Density
5 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
10.79% (721)
Founded
November 1, 1861

Huerfano County, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,02687.38%
Two or more races3495.06%
Other race2844.12%
Native American2293.32%
Asian50.07%
Black or African American30.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Huerfano County, Colorado Population by Race

Huerfano County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2024

Huerfano County, Colorado Median Age

55.4

Total

54.6

Male

55.9

Female

Huerfano County, Colorado Adults

There are 5,806 adults, (2,286 of whom are seniors) in Huerfano County, Colorado.

Huerfano County, Colorado Age Dependency

95.9

Age Dependency Ratio

64.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Huerfano County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female3,28947.69%
Male3,60752.31%

Huerfano County, Colorado Population by Age

Huerfano County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8772.3377.522.5
Married1,3222.7388.711.3
Non Family1,1141.1268.931.1
Female3144.4755.144.9
Male1273.4592.97.1
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2.98

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Huerfano 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

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

Huerfano 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 39.79%.

Huerfano County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,224

Average Earnings

$41,719

Average Male

$29,389

Average Female

Huerfano County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Huerfano County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Huerfano County, Colorado Language

94.13% of Huerfano County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 5.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.45% of the population.

Huerfano County, Colorado Language

Huerfano County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,14679919.27%
Hispanic2,23656425.22%
Other2847325.7%
Native2264720.8%
Multiple3433710.79%
Asian55100%
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20.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.8%

Male Poverty Rate

24.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Huerfano County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Huerfano County, Colorado is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Huerfano County, Colorado is Multiple, with 10.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 24.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.66%.

Huerfano County, Colorado Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School24.27%
Less Than 9th Grade21.05%
Some College15.4%
Bachelors or Greater9.18%
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Huerfano County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed56.78%
Male Unemployed49.06%
Female Employed9.16%
Male Employed5.48%
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Huerfano County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Huerfano County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Huerfano County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Huerfano County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Huerfano 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.

Huerfano County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Huerfano County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

716

Number of Veterans

553

Male Veterans

163

Female Veterans

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Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.6%

Labor Force Participation

41.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Huerfano County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Huerfano County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Huerfano 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

45.21%

Born in Huerfano County, Colorado

98.26%

Native Born

1.74%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.26% of Huerfano County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 45.21% having been born in Colorado. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Huerfano County, Colorado Place of Birth

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