Prowers County, Colorado Population 2024

11,574

Prowers County, Colorado's estimated 2024 population is 11,574 with a growth rate of -1.2% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prowers County, Colorado is the 35th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 12,546 and has seen a growth of -7.75% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,874-140-1.27%
202811,014-140-1.26%
202711,154-140-1.24%
202611,294-140-1.22%
202511,434-140-1.21%
202411,574-140-1.2%
202311,714-140-1.18%
202211,854-140-1.17%
202111,994-16-0.13%
202012,010-96-0.79%
201912,106680.56%
201812,038480.4%
201711,990530.44%
201611,937
201511,937-127-1.05%
201412,064-255-2.07%
201312,319-103-0.83%
201212,422-78-0.62%
201112,500-46-0.37%
201012,546
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%
18901,969-8,905-81.89%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.2% (-140)
County Website
Prowers County
County Seat
2020 Population
12,010
Area
1638 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-3.63% (-436)
Founded
April 11, 1889

Prowers County, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,03775.51%
Two or more races1,28910.77%
Other race1,1959.98%
Native American2191.83%
Black or African American1591.33%
Asian690.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Prowers County, Colorado Population by Race

Prowers County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2024

Prowers County, Colorado Median Age

37.8

Total

36.6

Male

38.8

Female

Prowers County, Colorado Adults

There are 8,850 adults, (2,156 of whom are seniors) in Prowers County, Colorado.

Prowers County, Colorado Age Dependency

78.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Prowers County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female5,88949.21%
Male6,07950.79%

Prowers County, Colorado Population by Age

Prowers County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5072.577129
Married2,3393.2485.514.5
Non Family1,5101.1260.439.6
Female4923.844.955.1
Male1662.7139.860.2
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3.21

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Prowers 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

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

Prowers 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 67.42%.

Prowers County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,872

Average Earnings

$41,786

Average Male

$37,461

Average Female

Prowers County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prowers County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Prowers County, Colorado Language

81.24% of Prowers County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 18.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.45% of the population.

Prowers County, Colorado Language

Prowers County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,6801,11723.87%
White6,48084813.09%
Multiple1,27346936.84%
Other1,17423720.19%
Black1286046.88%
Native2192712.33%
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17.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.19%

Male Poverty Rate

17.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prowers County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prowers County, Colorado is Black, with 46.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prowers County, Colorado is Native, with 12.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.04%.

Prowers County, Colorado Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.07%
High School22.85%
Some College14.1%
Bachelors or Greater8.8%
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Prowers County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.5%
Male Unemployed31.68%
Female Employed8.1%
Male Employed6.06%
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Prowers County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prowers County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Prowers County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Prowers County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Prowers County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

843

Number of Veterans

796

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

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Prowers County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Prowers County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Prowers County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Prowers County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

24.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prowers County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Prowers County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Prowers County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Prowers 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

64.64%

Born in Prowers County, Colorado

90.99%

Native Born

9.01%

Foreign Born

3.11%

Non Citizen

5.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.99% of Prowers County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 64.64% having been born in Colorado. 3.11% 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

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