Washington County, Colorado Population 2021

Washington County, Colorado's estimated population is 4,948 with a growth rate of 0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Colorado is the 54th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 4,821 and has seen a growth of 2.63% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20214,948200.41%
20204,928200.41%
20194,908200.41%
20184,888-33-0.67%
20174,921871.80%
20164,834481.00%
20154,786531.12%
20144,733-10-0.21%
20134,743420.89%
20124,701-61-1.28%
20114,762-59-1.22%
20104,82190.19%
19904,812-492-9.28%
19805,304-246-4.43%
19705,550-1,075-16.23%
19606,625-895-11.90%
19507,520-816-9.79%
19408,336-1,255-13.09%
19309,591-1,617-14.43%
192011,2085,20686.74%
19106,0024,761383.64%
19001,241-1,060-46.07%
18902,3010.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.41%
County Website
Founded
February 9, 1887
County Seat
2010 Population
4,821
Growth Since 2010
2.63%
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Washington County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,64195.34%
Two or More Races751.54%
Black or African American631.29%
Some Other Race531.09%
Asian290.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.02%
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Washington County, Colorado Population by Race

Washington County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington County, Colorado Median Age

41.6


Total

39.4


Male

44.3


Female

Washington County, Colorado Adults

There are 3,757 adults, (977 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Colorado.

Washington County, Colorado Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

2,318

47.62%

Male

2,550

52.38%

Washington County, Colorado Population by Age

Washington County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All66.9%33.1%
Non Family61.1%38.9%
Male37%63%
Female35%65%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0872.1966.9
Married1,1282.7278.7
Non Family6511.0961.1
Female2002.4435
Male1082.7737

2.6

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade742.18%
9th to 12th Grade2015.93%
High School Graduate1,17134.54%
Some College1,07831.80%
Associates Degree34510.18%
Bachelors Degree35510.47%
Graduate Degree1664.90%
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Washington County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,0512,870485
Hispanic26118120
Black54386
2+ Races27279
Other Race25242
Asian16169
Native American6
Islander11

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 asian people with a rate of 56.25%.

Washington County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,253$38,167$26,993
Less Than 9th Grade$29,306$41,250$10,192
High School Graduate$31,538$35,404$24,135
Some College$31,845$40,033$26,276
Bachelors Degree$41,250$56,500$34,632
Graduate Degree$42,679$$41,818

$33,253

Average Earnings

$38,167

Average Male

$26,993

Average Female

Washington County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Colorado Language by Age

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Washington County, Colorado Language

95.12% of Washington County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 4.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Washington County, Colorado Language

Washington County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,05942010.35%
Hispanic3729325.00%
Multiple722027.78%
Black3239.38%
Other4424.55%

11.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.61%

Male Poverty Rate

12.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Colorado is Multiple, with 27.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Colorado is Other, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.13%.

Washington County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.51%
High School10.53%
Some College9.59%
Bachelors or Greater6.20%

Washington County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed78.05%
Male Unemployed31.25%
Male Employed7.13%
Female Employed6.75%

Washington County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,094$66,293
Families$63,170$76,457
Married Families$70,526-
Non Families$27,454$40,126
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Washington 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.

Washington County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Washington County, Colorado Marital Status

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353

Number of Veterans

327

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam145
First Gulf War68
Second Gulf War56
Korea9
World War II4

Washington County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74119
75+91
35 to 5479
55 to 6446
18 to 3418

Washington County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3539.81%
Hispanic61.89%

Washington County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Washington County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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13.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Washington County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Washington 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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65.65%

Born in Washington County, Colorado

97.25%

Native Born

2.75%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.25% of Washington County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 65.65% having been born in Colorado. 1.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington 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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