Montrose County, Colorado Population 2021

Montrose County, Colorado's estimated population is 43,862 with a growth rate of 1.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montrose County, Colorado is the 18th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 41,186 and has seen a growth of 6.50% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202143,8625521.27%
202043,3105521.29%
201942,7585521.31%
201842,2064531.08%
201741,7536021.46%
201641,1515891.45%
201540,562-23-0.06%
201440,585360.09%
201340,549-101-0.25%
201240,650-324-0.79%
201140,974-212-0.51%
201041,18616,76368.64%
199024,423710.29%
198024,3525,98632.59%
197018,366800.44%
196018,2863,06620.14%
195015,220-198-1.28%
194015,4183,67631.31%
193011,742-110-0.93%
192011,8521,56115.17%
191010,2915,756126.92%
19004,53555513.94%
18903,9800.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.27%
County Website
Founded
February 11, 1883
County Seat
2010 Population
41,186
Growth Since 2010
6.50%
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Montrose County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,25494.17%
Some Other Race6951.67%
Two or More Races6651.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native3900.94%
Asian3860.93%
Black or African American1630.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1330.32%
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Montrose County, Colorado Population by Race

Montrose County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Montrose County, Colorado Median Age

45.2


Total

43.9


Male

46.3


Female

Montrose County, Colorado Adults

There are 32,607 adults, (9,635 of whom are seniors) in Montrose County, Colorado.

Montrose County, Colorado Age Dependency

81.5

Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Montrose County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

21,160

50.76%

Male

20,526

49.24%

Montrose County, Colorado Population by Age

Montrose County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montrose County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All72.7%27.3%
Male63.8%36.2%
Non Family60.9%39.1%
Female46.8%53.2%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montrose County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,1402.472.7
Married9,4152.8684.4
Non Family5,4361.1660.9
Female1,5333.746.8
Male7562.9763.8

2.91

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Montrose County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4004.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,8666.28%
High School Graduate9,34431.44%
Some College7,52825.33%
Associates Degree2,0997.06%
Bachelors Degree5,28517.78%
Graduate Degree2,2027.41%
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Montrose County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montrose County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24,20322,4986,712
Hispanic4,5933,066433
Other Race43221928
Native American314311102
2+ Races30729297
Asian22521377
Islander11211250
Black585117

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 islander people with a rate of 44.64%.

Montrose County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,610$38,695$30,198
Less Than 9th Grade$25,295$28,281$20,395
High School Graduate$34,147$38,603$28,962
Some College$31,335$35,425$28,898
Bachelors Degree$39,877$51,054$34,253
Graduate Degree$52,039$59,269$38,021

$33,610

Average Earnings

$38,695

Average Male

$30,198

Average Female

Montrose County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montrose County, Colorado Language by Age

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Montrose County, Colorado Language

82.47% of Montrose County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 17.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.71% of the population.

Montrose County, Colorado Language

Montrose County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,3274,35213.89%
Hispanic8,4781,64719.43%
Asian38610727.72%
Multiple65510516.03%
Native3906316.15%
Other695365.18%
Islander1333627.07%
Black15853.16%

15.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.73%

Male Poverty Rate

17.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montrose County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montrose County, Colorado is Asian, with 27.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montrose County, Colorado is Black, with 3.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.45%.

Montrose County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.75%
Some College13.94%
High School10.41%
Bachelors or Greater6.69%

Montrose County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.91%
Male Unemployed18.79%
Female Employed7.44%
Male Employed6.48%

Montrose County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montrose County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,489$66,576
Families$62,971$78,756
Married Families$71,128-
Non Families$25,367$38,083
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Income by Household Type

Montrose County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Montrose County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Montrose County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Montrose County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Montrose County, Colorado Marital Status

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3,403

Number of Veterans

3,045

Male Veterans

358

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,517
First Gulf War528
Korea298
Second Gulf War267
World War II110

Montrose County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,180
75+1,083
35 to 54649
55 to 64411
18 to 3480

Montrose County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,27010.56%
Hispanic1252.25%
2+ Races7018.57%
Asian3514.23%
Native American216.69%
Other Race71.31%

Montrose County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Montrose County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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6.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montrose County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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56.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Montrose County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Montrose County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Montrose 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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48.21%

Born in Montrose County, Colorado

92.26%

Native Born

7.74%

Foreign Born

4.07%

Non Citizen

3.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.26% of Montrose County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 48.21% having been born in Colorado. 4.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Montrose 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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