Routt County, Colorado Population 2021

Routt County, Colorado's estimated population is 25,900 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Routt County, Colorado is the 24th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 23,434 and has seen a growth of 10.52% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202125,9001310.51%
202025,7691310.51%
201925,6381310.51%
201825,5073361.33%
201725,1714891.98%
201624,6823221.32%
201524,3602931.22%
201424,0674681.98%
201323,5993271.41%
201223,272200.09%
201123,252-182-0.78%
201023,4349,34666.34%
199014,0886845.10%
198013,4046,812103.34%
19706,59269211.73%
19605,900-3,040-34.00%
19508,940-1,585-15.06%
194010,5251,17312.54%
19309,3524044.51%
19208,9481,38718.34%
19107,5613,900106.53%
19003,6611,29254.54%
18902,3692,2291592.14%
18801400.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.51%
County Website
Founded
January 29, 1877
2010 Population
23,434
Growth Since 2010
10.52%
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Routt County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,00295.73%
Asian2851.14%
Some Other Race2340.93%
Black or African American2320.93%
Two or More Races2150.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native990.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%
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Routt County, Colorado Population by Race

Routt County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Routt County, Colorado Median Age

40.2


Total

39.3


Male

41.5


Female

Routt County, Colorado Adults

There are 20,473 adults, (3,664 of whom are seniors) in Routt County, Colorado.

Routt County, Colorado Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Routt County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

12,028

47.97%

Male

13,044

52.03%

Routt County, Colorado Population by Age

Routt County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Routt County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
Female71.2%28.8%
All71.2%28.8%
Male66.4%33.6%
Non Family53.7%46.3%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Routt County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6032.5771.2
Married5,177383.7
Non Family3,6161.7853.7
Female5423.2871.2
Male2683.3766.4

2.97

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Routt County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2481.34%
9th to 12th Grade3401.83%
High School Graduate3,75120.23%
Some College3,55419.17%
Associates Degree1,4067.58%
Bachelors Degree5,81131.34%
Graduate Degree3,43018.50%
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Routt County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Routt County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,99816,5988,782
Hispanic1,037877220
Asian17916195
Black17716798
Other Race1241005
2+ Races12012029
Native American555516
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 55.37%.

Routt County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,930$49,254$36,946
Less Than 9th Grade$25,707$52,083$10,711
High School Graduate$35,863$39,517$26,552
Some College$38,555$40,679$33,313
Bachelors Degree$45,072$51,875$42,133
Graduate Degree$61,896$82,500$46,176

$42,930

Average Earnings

$49,254

Average Male

$36,946

Average Female

Routt County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Routt County, Colorado Language by Age

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Routt County, Colorado Language

93.72% of Routt County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 6.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.67% of the population.

Routt County, Colorado Language

Routt County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,3142,2149.92%
Hispanic1,69738622.75%
Other2345222.22%
Asian2704315.93%
Multiple2084220.19%
Black1982010.10%

10.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.33%

Male Poverty Rate

11.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Routt County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Routt County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 22.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Routt County, Colorado is White, with 9.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.86%.

Routt County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.76%
High School13.70%
Some College11.09%
Bachelors or Greater7.07%

Routt County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.33%
Male Unemployed26.49%
Male Employed5.93%
Female Employed5.32%

Routt County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Routt County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$77,443$106,451
Families$94,972$125,410
Married Families$105,481-
Non Families$53,706$72,675
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Income by Household Type

Routt County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Routt County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Routt 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.

Routt County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Routt County, Colorado Marital Status

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1,267

Number of Veterans

1,151

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam497
First Gulf War319
Second Gulf War210
World War II103
Korea62

Routt County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74447
75+315
35 to 54312
55 to 64152
18 to 3441

Routt County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2606.41%
Hispanic141.19%
Black73.47%

Routt County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Routt County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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9.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Routt County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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71.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Routt County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Routt County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Routt 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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35.16%

Born in Routt County, Colorado

94.95%

Native Born

5.05%

Foreign Born

2.64%

Non Citizen

2.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.95% of Routt County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 35.16% having been born in Colorado. 2.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Routt 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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