Lake County, Colorado Population 2021

Lake County, Colorado's estimated population is 8,689 with a growth rate of 3.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lake County, Colorado is the 43rd largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 7,264 and has seen a growth of 19.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,6892813.34%
20208,4082813.46%
20198,1272813.58%
20187,846961.24%
20177,7501602.11%
20167,5901481.99%
20157,4421251.71%
20147,317540.74%
20137,263100.14%
20127,253-90-1.23%
20117,343791.09%
20107,2641,25720.93%
19906,007-2,823-31.97%
19808,8305486.62%
19708,2821,18116.63%
19607,10195115.46%
19506,150-733-10.65%
19406,8831,98440.50%
19304,899-1,731-26.11%
19206,630-3,970-37.45%
191010,600-7,454-41.29%
190018,0543,39123.13%
189014,663-8,900-37.77%
188023,56323,0414413.98%
18705220.00%
2021 Growth Rate
3.34%
County Website
Founded
November 1, 1861
County Seat
2010 Population
7,264
Growth Since 2010
19.62%
map placeholder

Lake County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,61485.33%
Some Other Race81610.53%
Two or More Races1261.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native1181.52%
Asian650.84%
Black or African American90.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.04%
Loading...

Lake County, Colorado Population by Race

Lake County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Lake County, Colorado Median Age

36.7


Total

38.2


Male

35.8


Female

Lake County, Colorado Adults

There are 6,351 adults, (818 of whom are seniors) in Lake County, Colorado.

Lake County, Colorado Age Dependency

40.1

Age Dependency Ratio

14.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

3,443

44.42%

Male

4,308

55.58%

Lake County, Colorado Population by Age

Lake County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Lake County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
Female75.7%24.3%
All68.4%31.6%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Male54.7%45.3%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3922.2468.4
Non Family1,4561.4757.8
Married1,4342.8780.2
Female2552.5575.7
Male2472.8554.7

2.78

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

Loading...

Lake County, Colorado Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4848.70%
9th to 12th Grade4217.57%
High School Graduate1,43325.76%
Some College1,01118.17%
Associates Degree4157.46%
Bachelors Degree1,31523.64%
Graduate Degree4848.70%
Loading...

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

Lake County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,8343,5931,597
Hispanic1,44278455
Other Race524225
Native American118118
2+ Races11811891
Asian575756
Black93
Islander33

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 98.25%.

Lake County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,717$35,112$32,500
Less Than 9th Grade$30,283$30,189$
High School Graduate$29,800$33,750$
Some College$26,534$$30,850
Bachelors Degree$39,927$39,256$41,068
Graduate Degree$54,837$$

$34,717

Average Earnings

$35,112

Average Male

$32,500

Average Female

Lake County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake County, Colorado Language by Age

Loading...

Lake County, Colorado Language

81.46% of Lake County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 18.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.11% of the population.

Lake County, Colorado Language

Lake County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,49954621.85%
White4,8514509.28%
Other81617721.69%
Multiple11811294.92%
Black22100.00%

14.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.14%

Male Poverty Rate

16.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Colorado is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Colorado is White, with 9.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.70%.

Lake County, Colorado Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.61%
High School14.73%
Bachelors or Greater12.72%
Some College10.27%

Lake County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed57.01%
Female Unemployed32.86%
Male Employed10.51%
Female Employed7.35%

Lake County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$50,565$64,892
Families$63,596$75,233
Married Families$78,967-
Non Families$45,025$49,465
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Lake County, Colorado Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Lake County, Colorado Marriage

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

Lake County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Lake County, Colorado Marital Status

Loading...

487

Number of Veterans

487

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam191
First Gulf War141
Second Gulf War108
Korea33
World War II17

Lake County, Colorado Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74189
35 to 54179
18 to 3448
75+42
55 to 6429

Lake County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White4157.73%
Native American6252.54%
Hispanic170.98%
2+ Races64.76%
Islander3100.00%
Black111.11%

Lake County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Lake County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Loading...

7.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Loading...

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lake County, Colorado Employment by Age

Loading...

Lake County, Colorado Employment by Race

Loading...

Lake County, Colorado Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

37.85%

Born in Lake County, Colorado

90.61%

Native Born

9.39%

Foreign Born

7.60%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.61% of Lake County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 37.85% having been born in Colorado. 7.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake 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

Sources