Montezuma County, Colorado Population 2021

Montezuma County, Colorado's estimated population is 26,245 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montezuma County, Colorado is the 23rd largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 25,576 and has seen a growth of 2.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202126,245310.12%
202026,214310.12%
201926,183310.12%
201826,152400.15%
201726,1121180.45%
201625,9942781.08%
201525,7162020.79%
201425,514-28-0.11%
201325,542660.26%
201225,4760.00%
201125,476-100-0.39%
201025,5766,90436.98%
199018,6722,16213.10%
198016,5103,55827.47%
197012,952-1,072-7.64%
196014,0244,03340.37%
19509,991-472-4.51%
194010,4632,66534.18%
19307,7981,53824.57%
19206,2601,23124.48%
19105,0291,97164.45%
19003,0581,529100.00%
18901,5290.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.12%
County Website
Founded
April 16, 1889
County Seat
2010 Population
25,576
Growth Since 2010
2.62%
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Montezuma County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,07780.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,19312.27%
Some Other Race9403.61%
Two or More Races5362.06%
Asian1960.75%
Black or African American720.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.07%
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Montezuma County, Colorado Population by Race

Montezuma County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Montezuma County, Colorado Median Age

45.2


Total

44.2


Male

45.8


Female

Montezuma County, Colorado Adults

There are 20,340 adults, (5,605 of whom are seniors) in Montezuma County, Colorado.

Montezuma County, Colorado Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Montezuma County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

13,157

50.54%

Male

12,874

49.46%

Montezuma County, Colorado Population by Age

Montezuma County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montezuma County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All72.1%27.9%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Male58.9%41.1%
Female56.4%43.6%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montezuma County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6552.4272.1
Married5,5762.8982.3
Non Family3,5971.3462.4
Female1,0323.0656.4
Male4503.7458.9

2.91

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Montezuma County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4972.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,3557.28%
High School Graduate5,44929.28%
Some College4,60824.76%
Associates Degree1,1936.41%
Bachelors Degree3,50018.81%
Graduate Degree2,01010.80%
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Montezuma County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montezuma County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,50513,3544,825
Native American1,8131,567213
Hispanic1,7931,375323
Other Race41321950
2+ Races327296113
Asian17815761
Black62582
Islander1111

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 2+ races people with a rate of 34.56%.

Montezuma County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,828$41,718$26,661
Less Than 9th Grade$26,367$25,223$26,838
High School Graduate$29,107$36,140$25,338
Some College$30,600$43,798$22,475
Bachelors Degree$36,303$48,686$29,734
Graduate Degree$46,194$46,778$41,875

$31,828

Average Earnings

$41,718

Average Male

$26,661

Average Female

Montezuma County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montezuma County, Colorado Language by Age

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Montezuma County, Colorado Language

88.68% of Montezuma County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 11.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.76% of the population.

Montezuma County, Colorado Language

Montezuma County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,6722,15011.51%
Hispanic3,2251,07833.43%
Other94063167.13%
Native3,18262319.58%
Multiple536519.51%
Black653350.77%
Asian18852.66%

15.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.07%

Male Poverty Rate

15.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montezuma County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montezuma County, Colorado is Other, with 67.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montezuma County, Colorado is Asian, with 2.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.71%.

Montezuma County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.15%
Some College11.85%
High School11.37%
Bachelors or Greater6.95%

Montezuma County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.76%
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Employed9.26%
Male Employed5.80%

Montezuma County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montezuma County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,470$61,197
Families$57,800$69,083
Married Families$67,836-
Non Families$32,892$43,926
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Income by Household Type

Montezuma County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Montezuma County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Montezuma 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.

Montezuma County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Montezuma County, Colorado Marital Status

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2,197

Number of Veterans

1,962

Male Veterans

235

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam873
First Gulf War365
Second Gulf War321
Korea258
World War II74

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74766
75+585
55 to 64454
35 to 54286
18 to 34106

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,09012.24%
Hispanic1205.70%
2+ Races389.79%
Black3041.67%
Other Race204.13%
Asian147.49%
Native American50.24%

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montezuma County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Montezuma County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Montezuma County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Montezuma 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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42.99%

Born in Montezuma County, Colorado

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

1.79%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.11% of Montezuma County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 42.99% having been born in Colorado. 1.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Montezuma 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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