Teller County, Colorado Population 2021

Teller County, Colorado's estimated population is 25,938 with a growth rate of 1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Teller County, Colorado is the 25th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 23,469 and has seen a growth of 10.52% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202125,9382751.07%
202025,6632751.08%
201925,3882751.10%
201825,1134391.78%
201724,6746162.56%
201624,0586702.86%
201523,388-45-0.19%
201423,433770.33%
201323,356-89-0.38%
201223,445760.33%
201123,369-100-0.43%
201023,46911,00188.23%
199012,4684,43455.19%
19808,0344,718142.28%
19703,31682132.91%
19602,495-259-9.40%
19502,754-3,709-57.39%
19406,4632,32256.07%
19304,141-2,555-38.16%
19206,696-7,655-53.34%
191014,351-14,651-50.52%
190029,0020.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.07%
County Website
Founded
March 23, 1899
County Seat
2010 Population
23,469
Growth Since 2010
10.52%
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Teller County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,22194.69%
Two or More Races6692.73%
Black or African American2080.85%
Asian1930.79%
Some Other Race1310.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native950.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.03%
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Teller County, Colorado Population by Race

Teller County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Teller County, Colorado Median Age

50


Total

49.7


Male

50.1


Female

Teller County, Colorado Adults

There are 20,201 adults, (5,163 of whom are seniors) in Teller County, Colorado.

Teller County, Colorado Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Teller County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

12,044

49.11%

Male

12,480

50.89%

Teller County, Colorado Population by Age

Teller County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Teller County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
Male84%16%
All82.5%17.5%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Female58%42%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Teller County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2482.3882.5
Married5,9142.8389.9
Non Family3,2191.3673.1
Female6033.0358
Male5122.9184

2.79

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Teller County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade700.37%
9th to 12th Grade4522.41%
High School Graduate4,35423.24%
Some College4,46223.82%
Associates Degree2,33112.44%
Bachelors Degree4,28222.86%
Graduate Degree2,78014.84%
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Teller County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Teller County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,99216,5756,404
Hispanic1,009964209
2+ Races387348233
Black17715761
Asian10310388
Other Race877718
Native American737260
Islander777

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Teller County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,719$46,283$31,630
Less Than 9th Grade$31,908$34,423$30,486
High School Graduate$32,278$41,083$24,562
Some College$39,257$49,808$25,966
Bachelors Degree$45,442$54,063$38,015
Graduate Degree$52,872$74,018$47,672

$40,719

Average Earnings

$46,283

Average Male

$31,630

Average Female

Teller County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Teller County, Colorado Language by Age

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Teller County, Colorado Language

96.35% of Teller County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Teller County, Colorado Language

Teller County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,5861,8468.55%
Hispanic1,5621258.00%
Other1311914.50%
Black207104.83%
Multiple64930.46%

8.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.90%

Male Poverty Rate

9.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Teller County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Teller County, Colorado is Other, with 14.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Teller County, Colorado is Multiple, with 0.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.95%.

Teller County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.21%
High School10.75%
Some College9.46%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%

Teller County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.18%
Male Unemployed11.17%
Male Employed4.95%
Female Employed3.90%

Teller County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Teller County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,592$84,460
Families$79,512$96,426
Married Families$89,490-
Non Families$40,635$53,784
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Income by Household Type

Teller County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Teller County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Teller 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 55-64.

Teller County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Teller County, Colorado Marital Status

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3,274

Number of Veterans

2,871

Male Veterans

403

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,145
First Gulf War969
Second Gulf War614
Korea180
World War II

Teller County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64986
65 to 74886
35 to 54858
75+378
18 to 34166

Teller County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,05715.94%
2+ Races11930.75%
Hispanic1149.84%
Black6331.82%
Asian3526.72%

Teller County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Teller County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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6.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Teller County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Teller County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Teller County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Teller 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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27.37%

Born in Teller County, Colorado

96.73%

Native Born

3.27%

Foreign Born

1.14%

Non Citizen

2.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.73% of Teller County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 27.37% having been born in Colorado. 1.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Teller 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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