San Miguel County, Colorado Population 2024

7,861

San Miguel County, Colorado's estimated 2024 population is 7,861 with a growth rate of -0.9% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Miguel County, Colorado is the 39th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 7,358 and has seen a growth of 6.84% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,506-71-0.94%
20287,577-71-0.93%
20277,648-71-0.92%
20267,719-71-0.91%
20257,790-71-0.9%
20247,861-71-0.9%
20237,932-71-0.89%
20228,003-71-0.88%
20218,074200.25%
20208,054-115-1.41%
20198,169-26-0.32%
20188,1951461.81%
20178,049170.21%
20168,0321822.32%
20157,850991.28%
20147,7511191.56%
20137,632440.58%
20127,588971.29%
20117,4911331.81%
20107,358
19903,65346114.44%
19803,1921,24363.78%
19701,949-995-33.8%
19602,9442519.32%
19502,693-971-26.5%
19403,6641,48067.77%
19302,184-3,097-58.64%
19205,28158112.36%
19104,700-679-12.62%
19005,3792,47084.91%
18902,909-4,597-61.24%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.9% (-71)
County Website
San Miguel County
County Seat
2010 Population
7,358
Area
1287 mi²
Density
6 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.84% (503)
Founded
March 2, 1883

San Miguel County, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,47192.44%
Two or more races2843.51%
Other race1622%
Native American640.79%
Asian570.71%
Black or African American440.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

San Miguel County, Colorado Population by Race

San Miguel County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2024

San Miguel County, Colorado Median Age

41.9

Total

42.2

Male

41.5

Female

San Miguel County, Colorado Adults

There are 6,765 adults, (1,331 of whom are seniors) in San Miguel County, Colorado.

San Miguel County, Colorado Age Dependency

48.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Child Dependency Ratio

San Miguel County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female3,66545.35%
Male4,41754.65%

San Miguel County, Colorado Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8502.161.138.9
Non Family1,8811.4252.247.8
Married1,5592.7774.825.2
Female2652.4253.246.8
Male1453.0343.456.6
showing: 5 rows

2.65

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

61.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

San Miguel 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

San Miguel County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Miguel 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 other race people with a rate of 92.5%.

San Miguel County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,648

Average Earnings

$49,625

Average Male

$47,321

Average Female

San Miguel County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Miguel County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

San Miguel County, Colorado Language

82.83% of San Miguel County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 17.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.38% of the population.

San Miguel County, Colorado Language

San Miguel County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,8145498.06%
Hispanic910909.89%
Other1584830.38%
Asian562442.86%
Multiple283165.65%
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8.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.59%

Male Poverty Rate

9.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Miguel County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Miguel County, Colorado is Asian, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Miguel County, Colorado is Multiple, with 5.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.65%.

San Miguel County, Colorado Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.2%
Some College11.54%
Less Than 9th Grade7.08%
Bachelors or Greater5.07%
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San Miguel County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48.11%
Male Unemployed30.95%
Male Employed5.51%
Female Employed4.82%
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San Miguel County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Miguel County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

San Miguel County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

San Miguel County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

San Miguel County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

San Miguel County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

431

Number of Veterans

386

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

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San Miguel County, Colorado Veterans by War

count

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San Miguel County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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San Miguel County, Colorado Veterans by Race

San Miguel County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Miguel County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.2%

Labor Force Participation

71.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

San Miguel County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

San Miguel County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

San Miguel 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

26.22%

Born in San Miguel County, Colorado

91.55%

Native Born

8.45%

Foreign Born

5.11%

Non Citizen

3.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.55% of San Miguel County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 26.22% having been born in Colorado. 5.11% 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

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