Pitkin County, Colorado Population 2021

Pitkin County, Colorado's estimated population is 17,349 with a growth rate of -1.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pitkin County, Colorado is the 30th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 17,154 and has seen a growth of 1.14% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202117,349-209-1.19%
202017,558-209-1.18%
201917,767-209-1.16%
201817,97630.02%
201717,973-2-0.01%
201617,975350.20%
201517,9402281.29%
201417,7122521.44%
201317,4601680.97%
201217,2921230.72%
201117,169150.09%
201017,1544,49335.49%
199012,6612,32322.47%
198010,3384,15367.15%
19706,1853,804159.76%
19602,38173544.65%
19501,646-190-10.35%
19401,836663.73%
19301,770-937-34.61%
19202,707-1,859-40.71%
19104,566-2,454-34.96%
19007,020-1,909-21.38%
18908,9290.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.19%
County Website
Founded
February 23, 1881
County Seat
2010 Population
17,154
Growth Since 2010
1.14%
map placeholder

Pitkin County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,33991.15%
Some Other Race7424.14%
Asian4032.25%
Two or More Races2501.39%
Black or African American1740.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.10%
Loading...

Pitkin County, Colorado Population by Race

Pitkin County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Pitkin County, Colorado Median Age

41.8


Total

42.5


Male

41.7


Female

Pitkin County, Colorado Adults

There are 15,044 adults, (3,192 of whom are seniors) in Pitkin County, Colorado.

Pitkin County, Colorado Age Dependency

51.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pitkin County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

8,582

47.87%

Male

9,344

52.13%

Pitkin County, Colorado Population by Age

Pitkin County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Pitkin County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
Male80.3%19.7%
Female72.8%27.2%
All65%35%
Non Family49.2%50.8%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pitkin County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4672.3865
Non Family3,6171.6649.2
Married2,8593.0381.3
Female6362.8872.8
Male3553.680.3

2.89

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

Loading...

Pitkin County, Colorado Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2922.13%
9th to 12th Grade1330.97%
High School Graduate2,33217.05%
Some College1,83113.38%
Associates Degree7765.67%
Bachelors Degree6,21745.45%
Graduate Degree2,09915.34%
Loading...

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

Pitkin County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,28212,1997,951
Hispanic1,191849280
Other Race44928244
Asian10210268
Black7474
2+ Races545423
Native American1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Pitkin County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,750$46,055$41,003
Less Than 9th Grade$25,736$26,796$17,072
High School Graduate$41,713$47,785$40,813
Some College$31,949$30,239$35,000
Bachelors Degree$45,500$47,315$43,399
Graduate Degree$62,936$63,953$54,813

$42,750

Average Earnings

$46,055

Average Male

$41,003

Average Female

Pitkin County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pitkin County, Colorado Language by Age

Loading...

Pitkin County, Colorado Language

83.76% of Pitkin County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 16.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.34% of the population.

Pitkin County, Colorado Language

Pitkin County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,2647454.88%
Asian40322856.58%
Black17412974.14%
Multiple2507831.20%
Hispanic1,761583.29%

6.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.06%

Male Poverty Rate

7.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pitkin County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pitkin County, Colorado is Black, with 74.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pitkin County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 3.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.63%.

Pitkin County, Colorado Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Some College11.78%
High School5.04%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%
Less Than 9th Grade1.67%

Pitkin County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.85%
Male Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed7.06%
Male Employed3.62%

Pitkin County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pitkin County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$78,935$123,052
Families$97,153$155,027
Married Families$118,804-
Non Families$55,534$84,641
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Pitkin County, Colorado Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pitkin County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Pitkin County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pitkin County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Pitkin County, Colorado Marital Status

Loading...

731

Number of Veterans

715

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam346
Second Gulf War109
Korea77
First Gulf War39
World War II

Pitkin County, Colorado Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
75+304
65 to 74236
35 to 5484
55 to 6463
18 to 3444

Pitkin County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White6414.59%
Hispanic674.89%
Other Race5410.23%
Black3641.38%

Pitkin County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Pitkin County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Loading...

15.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pitkin County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Loading...

79.9%

Labor Force Participation

77.4%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Pitkin County, Colorado Employment by Age

Loading...

Pitkin County, Colorado Employment by Race

Loading...

Pitkin 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...

25.50%

Born in Pitkin County, Colorado

85.61%

Native Born

14.39%

Foreign Born

7.74%

Non Citizen

6.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.61% of Pitkin County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 25.50% having been born in Colorado. 7.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pitkin 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