Mesa County, Colorado Population 2022

Mesa County, Colorado's estimated population is 157,499 with a growth rate of 0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mesa County, Colorado is the 11th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 146,723 and has seen a growth of 7.34% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Mesa County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

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Mesa County, Colorado Population by Race

Mesa County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2022

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Mesa County, Colorado Median Age

40


Total

38.7


Male

41.1


Female

Mesa County, Colorado Adults

There are 119,989 adults, (29,352 of whom are seniors) in Mesa County, Colorado.

Mesa County, Colorado Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mesa County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

77,457

50.64%

Male

75,505

49.36%

Mesa County, Colorado Population by Age

Mesa County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mesa County, Colorado Household Types

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mesa County, Colorado Households and Families

3.08

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Mesa County, Colorado Households by Type

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

Mesa County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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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 asian people with a rate of 36.15%.

Mesa County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,330

Average Earnings

$42,809

Average Male

$31,054

Average Female

Mesa County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mesa County, Colorado Language by Age

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Mesa County, Colorado Language

93.27% of Mesa County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 6.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.14% of the population.

Mesa County, Colorado Language

Mesa County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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13.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.47%

Male Poverty Rate

13.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mesa County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mesa County, Colorado is Native, with 41.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mesa County, Colorado is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.45%.

Mesa County, Colorado Poverty

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Mesa County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Mesa County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mesa County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Mesa County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mesa County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Mesa 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 55-64.

Mesa County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Mesa County, Colorado Marital Status

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11,550

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Mesa County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Mesa County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Mesa County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Mesa County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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7.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mesa County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Mesa County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Mesa County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Mesa 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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49.54%

Born in Mesa County, Colorado

95.88%

Native Born

4.12%

Foreign Born

2.28%

Non Citizen

1.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.88% of Mesa County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 49.54% having been born in Colorado. 2.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mesa 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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