Colorado County, Texas Population 2021

Colorado County, Texas's estimated population is 21,869 with a growth rate of 0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colorado County, Texas is the 114th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 20,872 and has seen a growth of 4.78% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202121,8691880.87%
202021,6811880.87%
201921,4931880.88%
201821,305140.07%
201721,2912101.00%
201621,0811300.62%
201520,9512551.23%
201420,696-21-0.10%
201320,717-7-0.03%
201220,724-82-0.39%
201120,806-66-0.32%
201020,8722,48913.54%
199018,383-440-2.34%
198018,8231,1856.72%
197017,638-825-4.47%
196018,4638875.05%
195017,576-236-1.32%
194017,812-1,317-6.88%
193019,1291160.61%
192019,0131160.61%
191018,897-3,306-14.89%
190022,2032,69113.79%
189019,5122,83917.03%
188016,6738,347100.25%
18708,3264415.59%
18607,8855,628249.36%
18502,2570.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.87%
County Website
State
Founded
1837
County Seat
2010 Population
20,872
Growth Since 2010
4.78%
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Colorado County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,52073.12%
Black or African American2,74012.91%
Some Other Race2,48811.72%
Two or More Races4071.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.30%
Asian50.02%
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Colorado County, Texas Population by Race

Colorado County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Colorado County, Texas Median Age

42.9


Total

41.5


Male

44.5


Female

Colorado County, Texas Adults

There are 16,233 adults, (4,594 of whom are seniors) in Colorado County, Texas.

Colorado County, Texas Age Dependency

82.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Colorado County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

10,634

50.10%

Male

10,590

49.90%

Colorado County, Texas Population by Age

Colorado County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colorado County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93%7%
Married89.7%10.3%
All82.4%17.6%
Female74.2%25.8%
Non Family72.1%27.9%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colorado County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4502.882.4
Married3,8953.2289.7
Non Family2,4161.272.1
Female8234.8574.2
Male3164.6693

3.5

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Colorado County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2418.66%
9th to 12th Grade1,1838.25%
High School Graduate4,92534.35%
Some College2,88020.09%
Associates Degree1,1017.68%
Bachelors Degree2,17415.16%
Graduate Degree8345.82%
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Colorado County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colorado County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,2678,6022,748
Hispanic3,2591,846121
Black1,6741,355136
Other Race1,40889560
2+ Races154120
Native American6454
Asian553

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 60.00%.

Colorado County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,459$40,927$29,439
Less Than 9th Grade$31,191$34,490$16,065
High School Graduate$31,773$39,658$27,917
Some College$36,967$46,771$32,679
Bachelors Degree$46,009$50,404$43,869
Graduate Degree$$203,245$46,801

$35,459

Average Earnings

$40,927

Average Male

$29,439

Average Female

Colorado County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colorado County, Texas Language by Age

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Colorado County, Texas Language

78.36% of Colorado County, Texas residents speak only English, while 21.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.20% of the population.

Colorado County, Texas Language

Colorado County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,6227776.69%
Hispanic6,13864310.48%
Black2,72445216.59%
Other2,4832198.82%
Multiple38921755.78%

10.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.75%

Male Poverty Rate

13.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colorado County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colorado County, Texas is Multiple, with 55.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colorado County, Texas is White, with 6.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.51%.

Colorado County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.34%
High School10.10%
Some College6.45%
Bachelors or Greater5.08%

Colorado County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.51%
Male Unemployed13.64%
Female Employed6.38%
Male Employed1.69%

Colorado County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colorado County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,559$73,305
Families$62,905$86,187
Married Families$67,868-
Non Families$27,218$44,185
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Income by Household Type

Colorado County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Colorado County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Colorado County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Colorado County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Colorado County, Texas Marital Status

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1,002

Number of Veterans

971

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam539
First Gulf War85
Second Gulf War61
Korea54
World War II21

Colorado County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74387
75+335
55 to 64151
35 to 54103
18 to 3426

Colorado County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8757.14%
Hispanic972.35%
Other Race512.94%
Black422.11%
2+ Races3418.99%

Colorado County, Texas Veterans by Race

Colorado County, Texas Veterans by Education

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1.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colorado County, Texas Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Colorado County, Texas Employment by Age

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Colorado County, Texas Employment by Race

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Colorado County, Texas 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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78.68%

Born in Colorado County, Texas

90.00%

Native Born

10.00%

Foreign Born

6.63%

Non Citizen

3.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.00% of Colorado County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 78.68% having been born in Texas. 6.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colorado County, Texas 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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