Huerfano County, Colorado Population 2021

Huerfano County, Colorado's estimated population is 6,917 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Huerfano County, Colorado is the 45th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 6,681 and has seen a growth of 3.53% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,917100.14%
20206,907100.14%
20196,897100.15%
20186,8872593.91%
20176,628480.73%
20166,5801762.75%
20156,404110.17%
20146,393-67-1.04%
20136,460-105-1.60%
20126,565370.57%
20116,528-153-2.29%
20106,68167211.18%
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%
18702,2500.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.14%
County Website
Founded
November 1, 1861
County Seat
2010 Population
6,681
Growth Since 2010
3.53%
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Huerfano County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,14091.93%
Two or More Races2824.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native1201.80%
Some Other Race1031.54%
Black or African American340.51%
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Huerfano County, Colorado Population by Race

Huerfano County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Huerfano County, Colorado Median Age

55


Total

54.8


Male

55.1


Female

Huerfano County, Colorado Adults

There are 5,605 adults, (2,083 of whom are seniors) in Huerfano County, Colorado.

Huerfano County, Colorado Age Dependency

89.6

Age Dependency Ratio

59.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Huerfano County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

3,391

50.77%

Male

3,288

49.23%

Huerfano County, Colorado Population by Age

Huerfano County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Huerfano County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.1%5.9%
Married86.7%13.3%
All71.8%28.2%
Non Family60%40%
Female44%56%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Huerfano County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2252.0271.8
Married1,4852.5386.7
Non Family1,3621.1760
Female2933.2844
Male852.2494.1

2.6

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Huerfano County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1492.86%
9th to 12th Grade2474.74%
High School Graduate1,54629.64%
Some College1,63331.31%
Associates Degree53810.31%
Bachelors Degree77114.78%
Graduate Degree3326.37%
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Huerfano County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Huerfano County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4073,239886
Hispanic1,5991,375141
2+ Races16416473
Native American120120
Other Race1039429
Black106

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 2+ races people with a rate of 44.51%.

Huerfano County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,319$37,606$25,972
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$31,442$14,625
High School Graduate$30,445$31,045$24,342
Some College$27,025$38,351$18,041
Bachelors Degree$40,000$29,250$46,250
Graduate Degree$42,222$$

$31,319

Average Earnings

$37,606

Average Male

$25,972

Average Female

Huerfano County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Huerfano County, Colorado Language by Age

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Huerfano County, Colorado Language

90.49% of Huerfano County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 9.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.16% of the population.

Huerfano County, Colorado Language

Huerfano County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,96764016.13%
Hispanic2,24638217.01%
Native1203529.17%
Other1032221.36%
Multiple28051.79%
Black27311.11%

15.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.33%

Male Poverty Rate

17.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Huerfano County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Huerfano County, Colorado is Native, with 29.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Huerfano County, Colorado is Multiple, with 1.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.79%.

Huerfano County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School15.37%
Some College12.76%
Less Than 9th Grade12.17%
Bachelors or Greater10.20%

Huerfano County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed52.00%
Female Unemployed35.09%
Female Employed11.32%
Male Employed7.44%

Huerfano County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Huerfano County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,137$50,466
Families$51,089$60,465
Married Families$63,613-
Non Families$23,629$35,336
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Income by Household Type

Huerfano County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Huerfano County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Huerfano 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.

Huerfano County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Huerfano County, Colorado Marital Status

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867

Number of Veterans

745

Male Veterans

122

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam334
First Gulf War89
Second Gulf War88
World War II54
Korea48

Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+285
65 to 74239
55 to 64181
35 to 54115
18 to 3447

Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White76214.73%
Hispanic26915.42%
Native American4739.17%
2+ Races3819.00%
Other Race1615.53%
Black440.00%

Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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6.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Huerfano County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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46.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.2%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Huerfano County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Huerfano County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Huerfano 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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55.59%

Born in Huerfano County, Colorado

97.68%

Native Born

2.32%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.68% of Huerfano County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 55.59% having been born in Colorado. 1.36% 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

  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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