Washington County, Colorado Population 2024

4,736

Washington County, Colorado's estimated 2024 population is 4,736 with a growth rate of -0.8% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Colorado is the 52nd largest county in Colorado. The 2010 population was 4,808 and has seen a growth of -1.5% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,546-38-0.83%
20284,584-38-0.82%
20274,622-38-0.82%
20264,660-38-0.81%
20254,698-38-0.8%
20244,736-38-0.8%
20234,774-38-0.79%
20224,812-38-0.78%
20214,850420.87%
20204,808-61-1.25%
20194,86980.16%
20184,861-48-0.98%
20174,909851.76%
20164,824491.03%
20154,775551.17%
20144,720-11-0.23%
20134,731420.9%
20124,689-61-1.28%
20114,750-58-1.21%
20104,808
19904,812-492-9.28%
19805,304-246-4.43%
19705,550-1,075-16.23%
19606,625-895-11.9%
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%
18902,301-2,245-49.38%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.8% (-38)
County Website
Washington County
County Seat
2010 Population
4,808
Area
2518 mi²
Density
2 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.5% (-72)
Founded
February 9, 1887

Washington County, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,42691.88%
Two or more races2234.63%
Black or African American741.54%
Other race741.54%
Asian180.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.04%
Native American
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Washington County, Colorado Population by Race

Washington County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2024

Washington County, Colorado Median Age

40.2

Total

39.1

Male

42

Female

Washington County, Colorado Adults

There are 3,751 adults, (1,028 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Colorado.

Washington County, Colorado Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female2,27047.12%
Male2,54752.88%

Washington County, Colorado Population by Age

Washington County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0302.2770.229.8
Married1,0802.8781.118.9
Non Family6891.116238
Female1342.7554.545.5
Male1272.9239.460.6
showing: 5 rows

2.82

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washington 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

Washington County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 94.44%.

Washington County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,651

Average Earnings

$50,313

Average Male

$32,944

Average Female

Washington County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Colorado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Washington County, Colorado Language

94.07% of Washington County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 5.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.04% of the population.

Washington County, Colorado Language

Washington County, Colorado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,9983468.65%
Hispanic4618217.79%
Multiple1993618.09%
Other6569.23%
Asian1815.56%
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9.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.26%

Male Poverty Rate

11.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Colorado is Multiple, with 18.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Colorado is Asian, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.89%.

Washington County, Colorado Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.38%
High School10.73%
Some College8.4%
Bachelors or Greater2.81%
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Washington County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.15%
Male Unemployed6.45%
Female Employed6.17%
Male Employed3.56%
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Washington County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washington County, Colorado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Washington 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.

Washington County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washington County, Colorado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

301

Number of Veterans

277

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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Washington County, Colorado Veterans by War

count

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Washington County, Colorado Veterans by Age

count

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Washington County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Washington County, Colorado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Colorado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Colorado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Washington County, Colorado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Washington 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

67.3%

Born in Washington County, Colorado

97.07%

Native Born

2.93%

Foreign Born

2.33%

Non Citizen

0.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.07% of Washington County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 67.3% having been born in Colorado. 2.33% 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

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