Pueblo County, Colorado Population 2021

Pueblo County, Colorado's estimated population is 170,428 with a growth rate of 0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pueblo County, Colorado is the 11th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 159,390 and has seen a growth of 6.93% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021170,4281,0020.59%
2020169,4261,0020.59%
2019168,4241,0020.60%
2018167,4221,1390.68%
2017166,2831,5090.92%
2016164,7741,7681.08%
2015163,0061,6501.02%
2014161,3563230.20%
2013161,0333120.19%
2012160,7215370.34%
2011160,1847940.50%
2010159,39036,33929.53%
1990123,051-2,921-2.32%
1980125,9727,7346.54%
1970118,238-469-0.40%
1960118,70728,51931.62%
195090,18821,31830.95%
194068,8702,8324.29%
193066,0388,40014.57%
192057,6385,41510.37%
191052,22317,77551.60%
190034,4482,9579.39%
189031,49123,874313.43%
18807,6175,352236.29%
18702,2650.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.59%
County Website
Founded
November 1, 1861
County Seat
2010 Population
159,390
Growth Since 2010
6.93%
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Pueblo County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White133,49780.43%
Some Other Race13,9638.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,6884.03%
Two or More Races6,6814.03%
Black or African American3,4942.11%
Asian1,4890.90%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1700.10%
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Pueblo County, Colorado Population by Race

Pueblo County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Pueblo County, Colorado Median Age

39.3


Total

37.8


Male

40.6


Female

Pueblo County, Colorado Adults

There are 128,353 adults, (30,198 of whom are seniors) in Pueblo County, Colorado.

Pueblo County, Colorado Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pueblo County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

84,244

50.75%

Male

81,738

49.25%

Pueblo County, Colorado Population by Age

Pueblo County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pueblo County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All64.7%35.3%
Male58%42%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Female46.2%53.8%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pueblo County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All64,3142.5264.7
Married28,4503.1881.3
Non Family23,3431.2552.2
Female8,5063.3946.2
Male4,0153.358

3.13

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Pueblo County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,5273.11%
9th to 12th Grade8,1947.22%
High School Graduate33,01929.10%
Some College30,90227.23%
Associates Degree13,14411.58%
Bachelors Degree16,26314.33%
Graduate Degree8,4167.42%
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Pueblo County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pueblo County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White65,40561,50617,996
Hispanic42,92235,6645,368
Other Race9,2967,172772
Native American4,1573,182277
2+ Races3,3892,984706
Black2,0991,895358
Asian949875436
Islander16616619

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 asian people with a rate of 45.94%.

Pueblo County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,711$39,341$30,714
Less Than 9th Grade$21,670$27,443$17,013
High School Graduate$30,243$34,175$25,572
Some College$32,376$39,498$27,182
Bachelors Degree$47,158$54,989$42,997
Graduate Degree$56,202$63,141$55,258

$34,711

Average Earnings

$39,341

Average Male

$30,714

Average Female

Pueblo County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pueblo County, Colorado Language by Age

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Pueblo County, Colorado Language

87.68% of Pueblo County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 12.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.95% of the population.

Pueblo County, Colorado Language

Pueblo County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic70,19116,45323.44%
White84,03612,16414.47%
Other13,8733,69826.66%
Native6,5632,01430.69%
Multiple6,5921,43921.83%
Black3,1521,15636.68%
Asian1,416805.65%
Islander166137.83%

18.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.88%

Male Poverty Rate

19.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pueblo County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pueblo County, Colorado is Black, with 36.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pueblo County, Colorado is Asian, with 5.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.15%.

Pueblo County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.31%
High School16.63%
Some College14.67%
Bachelors or Greater6.07%

Pueblo County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.04%
Male Unemployed34.19%
Female Employed11.01%
Male Employed7.88%

Pueblo County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pueblo County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,783$62,799
Families$60,139$74,693
Married Families$74,276$87,931
Non Families$28,485$38,819
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Income by Household Type

Pueblo County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pueblo County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Pueblo 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.

Pueblo County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Pueblo County, Colorado Marital Status

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13,883

Number of Veterans

12,447

Male Veterans

1,436

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,209
First Gulf War2,732
Second Gulf War2,515
Korea1,006
World War II406

Pueblo County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,694
35 to 543,479
75+2,923
55 to 642,643
18 to 341,144

Pueblo County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,77811.27%
Hispanic4,2458.38%
Other Race7577.10%
Native American4959.85%
Black37514.80%
2+ Races3538.42%
Asian1039.96%
Islander2212.94%

Pueblo County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Pueblo County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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11.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pueblo County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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56.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pueblo County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Pueblo County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Pueblo 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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64.86%

Born in Pueblo County, Colorado

97.04%

Native Born

2.96%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.04% of Pueblo County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 64.86% having been born in Colorado. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pueblo 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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