Montrose County, Colorado Population 2024

44,973

Montrose County, Colorado's estimated 2024 population is 44,973 with a growth rate of 1.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montrose County, Colorado is the 16th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 41,182 and has seen a growth of 9.21% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202947,8785811.23%
202847,2975811.24%
202746,7165811.26%
202646,1355811.28%
202545,5545811.29%
202444,9735811.31%
202344,3925811.33%
202243,8115811.34%
202143,2304130.96%
202042,817260.06%
201942,7914821.14%
201842,3095141.23%
201741,7956121.49%
201641,1835741.41%
201540,609-13-0.03%
201440,622380.09%
201340,584-91-0.22%
201240,675-305-0.74%
201140,980-202-0.49%
201041,182
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%
18903,980-43,898-91.69%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.31% (581)
County Website
Montrose County
County Seat
2020 Population
42,817
Area
2241 mi²
Density
20 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
5.04% (2,156)
Founded
February 11, 1883

Montrose County, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White35,98084.02%
Two or more races4,98911.65%
Other race9592.24%
Native American4921.15%
Asian2250.53%
Black or African American1730.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.01%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Montrose County, Colorado Population by Race

Montrose County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2024

Montrose County, Colorado Median Age

45.9

Total

43.6

Male

47.6

Female

Montrose County, Colorado Adults

There are 34,014 adults, (10,661 of whom are seniors) in Montrose County, Colorado.

Montrose County, Colorado Age Dependency

83.4

Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Montrose County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female21,43150.05%
Male21,39249.95%

Montrose County, Colorado Population by Age

Montrose County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All17,0422.4776.123.9
Married9,2742.9486.813.2
Non Family5,2361.1565.234.8
Female1,6813.5159.440.6
Male8513.5558.841.2
showing: 5 rows

2.97

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Montrose County, Colorado Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Montrose County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43%.

Montrose County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,078

Average Earnings

$47,619

Average Male

$35,826

Average Female

Montrose County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montrose County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Montrose County, Colorado Language

83.21% of Montrose County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 16.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.94% of the population.

Montrose County, Colorado Language

Montrose County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White31,6023,36010.63%
Hispanic8,8781,38615.61%
Multiple4,98194518.97%
Other955879.11%
Asian225198.44%
Black168105.95%
Islander5120%
showing: 7 rows

11.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.08%

Male Poverty Rate

13.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montrose County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montrose County, Colorado is Islander, with 20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montrose County, Colorado is Black, with 5.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.81%.

Montrose County, Colorado Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.76%
High School11.23%
Some College9.75%
Bachelors or Greater5.18%
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Montrose County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed11.04%
Female Unemployed8.88%
Male Employed6.56%
Female Employed5.31%
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Montrose County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montrose County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Montrose County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Montrose County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Montrose 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 35-44.

Montrose County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Montrose County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,990

Number of Veterans

2,666

Male Veterans

324

Female Veterans

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Montrose County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Montrose County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Montrose County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Montrose County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montrose County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Montrose County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Montrose County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Montrose County, Colorado Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.19%

Born in Montrose County, Colorado

92.75%

Native Born

7.25%

Foreign Born

4.34%

Non Citizen

2.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.75% of Montrose County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 47.19% having been born in Colorado. 4.34% 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

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