Yuma County, Colorado Population 2021

Yuma County, Colorado's estimated population is 10,163 with a growth rate of 0.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Yuma County, Colorado is the 39th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 10,049 and has seen a growth of 1.13% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202110,163720.71%
202010,091720.72%
201910,019720.72%
20189,947-12-0.12%
20179,959-96-0.95%
201610,055180.18%
201510,037-147-1.44%
201410,184520.51%
201310,132320.32%
201210,100-34-0.34%
201110,134850.85%
201010,0491,09512.23%
19908,954-728-7.52%
19809,6821,13813.32%
19708,544-368-4.13%
19608,912-1,915-17.69%
195010,827-1,275-10.54%
194012,102-1,511-11.10%
193013,613-284-2.04%
192013,8975,39863.51%
19108,4996,770391.56%
19001,729-867-33.40%
18902,5960.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.71%
County Website
Founded
March 15, 1889
County Seat
2010 Population
10,049
Growth Since 2010
1.13%
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Yuma County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,58795.84%
Two or More Races1491.49%
Black or African American1121.12%
Some Other Race870.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.63%
Asian50.05%
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Yuma County, Colorado Population by Race

Yuma County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Yuma County, Colorado Median Age

37.8


Total

35.9


Male

41.6


Female

Yuma County, Colorado Adults

There are 7,340 adults, (1,825 of whom are seniors) in Yuma County, Colorado.

Yuma County, Colorado Age Dependency

81.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Yuma County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

5,026

50.24%

Male

4,977

49.76%

Yuma County, Colorado Population by Age

Yuma County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yuma County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.6%26.4%
Female72.5%27.5%
All66.9%33.1%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Male37.7%62.3%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yuma County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0282.4566.9
Married2,2052.973.6
Non Family1,1971.1356.7
Female4513.5472.5
Male1753.0937.7

2.8

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Yuma County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4316.49%
9th to 12th Grade3284.94%
High School Graduate2,28534.38%
Some College1,62524.45%
Associates Degree5317.99%
Bachelors Degree1,00215.08%
Graduate Degree4446.68%
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Yuma County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yuma County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3225,0601,316
Hispanic1,166688117
2+ Races89817
Black73732
Other Race63282
Native American49309
Asian555

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 100.00%.

Yuma County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,258$46,057$25,913
Less Than 9th Grade$27,566$34,028$11,912
High School Graduate$32,144$43,352$21,861
Some College$37,274$50,582$20,577
Bachelors Degree$44,432$49,353$30,817
Graduate Degree$42,467$46,250$42,108

$36,258

Average Earnings

$46,057

Average Male

$25,913

Average Female

Yuma County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yuma County, Colorado Language by Age

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Yuma County, Colorado Language

81.41% of Yuma County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 18.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.16% of the population.

Yuma County, Colorado Language

Yuma County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,37885811.63%
Hispanic2,14549923.26%
Other825263.41%
Multiple1493624.16%

13.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.00%

Male Poverty Rate

14.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yuma County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yuma County, Colorado is Other, with 63.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yuma County, Colorado is White, with 11.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.84%.

Yuma County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.21%
High School14.94%
Some College11.79%
Bachelors or Greater5.78%

Yuma County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed48.08%
Female Unemployed33.10%
Male Employed7.94%
Female Employed6.00%

Yuma County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yuma County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,022$68,157
Families$53,264$72,996
Married Families$69,157-
Non Families$43,250$49,970
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Income by Household Type

Yuma County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Yuma County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Yuma 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 35-44.

Yuma County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Yuma County, Colorado Marital Status

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525

Number of Veterans

441

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam178
World War II60
First Gulf War58
Second Gulf War48
Korea23

Yuma County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+258
65 to 74155
35 to 5458
55 to 6440
18 to 3414

Yuma County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4696.70%
2+ Races3039.47%
Native American2040.82%
Hispanic60.44%
Other Race67.50%

Yuma County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Yuma County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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21.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yuma County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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67.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Yuma County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Yuma County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Yuma 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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61.30%

Born in Yuma County, Colorado

87.94%

Native Born

12.06%

Foreign Born

11.27%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.94% of Yuma County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 61.30% having been born in Colorado. 11.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Yuma 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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