San Miguel County, Colorado Population 2021

San Miguel County, Colorado's estimated population is 8,177 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Miguel County, Colorado is the 42nd largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 7,357 and has seen a growth of 11.15% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,177-1-0.01%
20208,178-1-0.01%
20198,179-1-0.01%
20188,1801461.82%
20178,034170.21%
20168,0171812.31%
20157,836981.27%
20147,7381171.54%
20137,621400.53%
20127,581941.26%
20117,4871301.77%
20107,3573,704101.40%
19903,65346114.44%
19803,1921,24363.78%
19701,949-995-33.80%
19602,9442519.32%
19502,693-971-26.50%
19403,6641,48067.77%
19302,184-3,097-58.64%
19205,28158112.36%
19104,700-679-12.62%
19005,3792,47084.91%
18902,9090.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.01%
County Website
Founded
March 2, 1883
County Seat
2010 Population
7,357
Growth Since 2010
11.15%
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San Miguel County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,61994.66%
Asian1491.85%
Two or More Races1461.81%
Some Other Race841.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.62%
Black or African American10.01%
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San Miguel County, Colorado Population by Race

San Miguel County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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San Miguel County, Colorado Median Age

41.8


Total

42.5


Male

41


Female

San Miguel County, Colorado Adults

There are 6,604 adults, (1,088 of whom are seniors) in San Miguel County, Colorado.

San Miguel County, Colorado Age Dependency

45.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Child Dependency Ratio

San Miguel County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

3,809

47.32%

Male

4,240

52.68%

San Miguel County, Colorado Population by Age

San Miguel County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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San Miguel County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
Male66.7%33.3%
All61%39%
Non Family47.8%52.2%
Female39.2%60.8%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Miguel County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5522.2661
Non Family1,6601.5147.8
Married1,5602.8877.5
Female2092.9939.2
Male1233.3366.7

2.81

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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San Miguel County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade490.81%
9th to 12th Grade1442.38%
High School Graduate92515.29%
Some College1,01116.71%
Associates Degree3275.41%
Bachelors Degree2,59542.90%
Graduate Degree99816.50%
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San Miguel County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Miguel County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3935,2363,270
Hispanic550514256
Native American505038
Other Race464641
2+ Races383813
Asian313130
Black11

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 asian people with a rate of 96.77%.

San Miguel County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,702$44,266$37,641
Less Than 9th Grade$30,833$43,750$
High School Graduate$35,648$41,038$23,000
Some College$33,598$35,313$32,042
Bachelors Degree$43,476$47,908$39,491
Graduate Degree$55,964$63,906$51,250

$40,702

Average Earnings

$44,266

Average Male

$37,641

Average Female

San Miguel County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Miguel County, Colorado Language by Age

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San Miguel County, Colorado Language

84.32% of San Miguel County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 15.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.42% of the population.

San Miguel County, Colorado Language

San Miguel County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,8925517.99%
Hispanic85320223.68%
Asian14810067.57%
Other828097.56%
Multiple1464228.77%

11.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.21%

Male Poverty Rate

14.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Miguel County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Miguel County, Colorado is Other, with 97.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Miguel County, Colorado is White, with 7.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.86%.

San Miguel County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.15%
High School15.43%
Some College9.38%
Bachelors or Greater6.99%

San Miguel County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.17%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed10.60%
Male Employed5.92%

San Miguel County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Miguel County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,038$103,024
Families$94,259$133,253
Married Families$107,222-
Non Families$45,147$66,959
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Income by Household Type

San Miguel County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

San Miguel County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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San Miguel 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 55-64.

San Miguel County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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San Miguel County, Colorado Marital Status

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324

Number of Veterans

286

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam143
First Gulf War50
Korea16
Second Gulf War13
World War II5

San Miguel County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74100
55 to 64100
75+61
35 to 5458
18 to 345

San Miguel County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3014.78%
2+ Races1231.58%
Native American1020.00%
Hispanic91.52%
Black1100.00%

San Miguel County, Colorado Veterans by Race

San Miguel County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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10.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Miguel County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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77.5%

Labor Force Participation

75.5%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

San Miguel County, Colorado Employment by Age

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San Miguel County, Colorado Employment by Race

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San Miguel 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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25.61%

Born in San Miguel County, Colorado

89.41%

Native Born

10.59%

Foreign Born

6.08%

Non Citizen

4.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.41% of San Miguel County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 25.61% having been born in Colorado. 6.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

San Miguel 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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