Prowers County, Colorado Population 2021

Prowers County, Colorado's estimated population is 12,358 with a growth rate of 0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prowers County, Colorado is the 37th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 12,545 and has seen a growth of -1.49% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202112,358930.76%
202012,265930.76%
201912,172930.77%
201812,079810.68%
201711,998720.60%
201611,926-10-0.08%
201511,936-126-1.04%
201412,062-255-2.07%
201312,317-104-0.84%
201212,421-81-0.65%
201112,502-43-0.34%
201012,545-802-6.01%
199013,3472772.12%
198013,070-188-1.42%
197013,258-38-0.29%
196013,296-1,540-10.38%
195014,8362,53220.58%
194012,304-2,458-16.65%
193014,7629176.62%
192013,8454,32545.43%
19109,5205,754152.79%
19003,7661,79791.26%
18901,9690.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.76%
County Website
Founded
April 11, 1889
County Seat
2010 Population
12,545
Growth Since 2010
-1.49%
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Prowers County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,35194.42%
Two or More Races2021.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native1811.51%
Some Other Race1231.02%
Black or African American950.79%
Asian700.58%
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Prowers County, Colorado Population by Race

Prowers County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Prowers County, Colorado Median Age

38.3


Total

35.6


Male

40.3


Female

Prowers County, Colorado Adults

There are 8,951 adults, (2,092 of whom are seniors) in Prowers County, Colorado.

Prowers County, Colorado Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Prowers County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

5,890

48.99%

Male

6,132

51.01%

Prowers County, Colorado Population by Age

Prowers County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prowers County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All65.4%34.6%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Male53%47%
Female34.9%65.1%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prowers County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8882.3865.4
Married2,3103.281.6
Non Family1,7251.155.7
Female5532.9434.9
Male3002.4153

3.03

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Prowers County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7699.89%
9th to 12th Grade7479.61%
High School Graduate2,02726.07%
Some College1,98125.48%
Associates Degree82510.61%
Bachelors Degree91511.77%
Graduate Degree5106.56%
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Prowers County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prowers County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,1354,7181,192
Hispanic2,3921,313173
Other Race119833
Native American11551
2+ Races838320
Black747240
Asian48485

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 54.05%.

Prowers County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,179$37,792$27,086
Less Than 9th Grade$28,177$31,000$16,125
High School Graduate$26,138$32,063$22,724
Some College$30,789$33,958$29,013
Bachelors Degree$42,734$60,647$36,250
Graduate Degree$46,029$83,382$41,792

$32,179

Average Earnings

$37,792

Average Male

$27,086

Average Female

Prowers County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prowers County, Colorado Language by Age

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Prowers County, Colorado Language

77.11% of Prowers County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 22.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.67% of the population.

Prowers County, Colorado Language

Prowers County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,51992620.49%
White6,86985612.46%
Multiple1976532.99%
Other1234637.40%
Black4242100.00%
Native1812212.15%
Asian521019.23%

15.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.51%

Male Poverty Rate

19.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prowers County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prowers County, Colorado is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prowers County, Colorado is Native, with 12.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.97%.

Prowers County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.03%
High School17.59%
Some College13.68%
Bachelors or Greater8.47%

Prowers County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed52.24%
Female Unemployed19.67%
Female Employed10.34%
Male Employed4.58%

Prowers County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prowers County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,929$57,202
Families$49,627$66,944
Married Families$64,010-
Non Families$24,625$37,271
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Income by Household Type

Prowers County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Prowers County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Prowers 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 45-54.

Prowers County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Prowers County, Colorado Marital Status

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667

Number of Veterans

624

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam201
First Gulf War163
Second Gulf War114
Korea84
World War II53

Prowers County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+163
65 to 74151
35 to 54134
55 to 64112
18 to 34107

Prowers County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6127.25%
Hispanic1575.31%
2+ Races2419.05%
Asian2238.60%
Black99.47%

Prowers County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Prowers County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prowers County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Prowers County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Prowers County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Prowers 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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60.61%

Born in Prowers County, Colorado

89.74%

Native Born

10.26%

Foreign Born

6.80%

Non Citizen

3.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.74% of Prowers County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 60.61% having been born in Colorado. 6.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Prowers 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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