Saguache County, Colorado Population 2021

Saguache County, Colorado's estimated population is 6,792 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Saguache County, Colorado is the 46th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 6,136 and has seen a growth of 10.69% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,792-16-0.24%
20206,808-16-0.23%
20196,824-16-0.23%
20186,8402073.12%
20176,6332213.45%
20166,4121592.54%
20156,253550.89%
20146,198-44-0.70%
20136,242-91-1.44%
20126,3331452.34%
20116,188520.85%
20106,1361,51732.84%
19904,61968417.38%
19803,9351082.82%
19703,827-646-14.44%
19604,473-1,191-21.03%
19505,664-509-8.25%
19406,173-77-1.23%
19306,2501,61234.76%
19204,63847811.49%
19104,1603077.97%
19003,85354016.30%
18903,3131,34067.92%
18801,9731,669549.01%
18703040.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.24%
County Website
Founded
December 29, 1866
County Seat
2010 Population
6,136
Growth Since 2010
10.69%
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Saguache County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,94890.23%
Two or More Races2924.43%
Some Other Race1892.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native1301.97%
Black or African American330.50%
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Saguache County, Colorado Population by Race

Saguache County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Saguache County, Colorado Median Age

49


Total

49.4


Male

48.1


Female

Saguache County, Colorado Adults

There are 5,155 adults, (1,475 of whom are seniors) in Saguache County, Colorado.

Saguache County, Colorado Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Saguache County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

3,309

50.20%

Male

3,283

49.80%

Saguache County, Colorado Population by Age

Saguache County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Saguache County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family69.9%30.1%
Male68.1%31.9%
Female49.6%50.4%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Saguache County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8602.371.5
Married1,3893.0377.5
Non Family1,0721.0869.9
Female2803.1249.6
Male1192.768.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Saguache County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4779.88%
9th to 12th Grade3417.06%
High School Graduate1,47530.54%
Some College1,19824.81%
Associates Degree2715.61%
Bachelors Degree72715.05%
Graduate Degree3407.04%
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Saguache County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saguache County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,1812,956965
Hispanic1,43687654
2+ Races18217048
Native American119782
Other Race11768
Black88

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 white people with a rate of 30.34%.

Saguache County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,956$28,873$24,797
Less Than 9th Grade$24,563$29,946$18,000
High School Graduate$27,247$28,793$25,446
Some College$25,186$28,629$22,902
Bachelors Degree$37,083$28,158$41,277
Graduate Degree$26,289$$26,250

$26,956

Average Earnings

$28,873

Average Male

$24,797

Average Female

Saguache County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saguache County, Colorado Language by Age

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Saguache County, Colorado Language

72.46% of Saguache County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 27.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.98% of the population.

Saguache County, Colorado Language

Saguache County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,37950421.19%
White3,85042110.94%
Multiple29218161.99%
Other1894523.81%
Native1293527.13%
Black3333100.00%

17.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.74%

Male Poverty Rate

20.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saguache County, Colorado

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saguache County, Colorado is White, with 10.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.48%.

Saguache County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.46%
Some College17.33%
High School11.78%
Bachelors or Greater11.25%

Saguache County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.08%
Male Unemployed20.16%
Female Employed10.81%
Male Employed8.23%

Saguache County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saguache County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,571$51,603
Families$51,494$63,288
Married Families$55,313-
Non Families$22,887$26,261
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Income by Household Type

Saguache County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Saguache County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Saguache 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.

Saguache County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Saguache County, Colorado Marital Status

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473

Number of Veterans

473

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam266
First Gulf War72
Second Gulf War34
Korea21
World War II4

Saguache County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74156
75+118
55 to 64111
35 to 5481
18 to 347

Saguache County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4409.39%
Hispanic925.45%
2+ Races147.25%
Other Race128.11%
Native American75.88%

Saguache County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Saguache County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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6.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saguache County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Saguache County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Saguache County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Saguache 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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45.74%

Born in Saguache County, Colorado

89.97%

Native Born

10.03%

Foreign Born

6.05%

Non Citizen

3.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.97% of Saguache County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 45.74% having been born in Colorado. 6.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Saguache 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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