Population Demographics

  • The state's residents are 54.5% married and 45.5% single.
  • The state's population is 33.7% college educated and 89.3% have a high school diploma or a GED.
  • Of the state's population 50.1% are males and 49.9% are females.
  • The majority (81.3%) of the Colorado population is White.
  • 90.2% of people in Colorado were born U.S. citizens, while 9.8% were born outside of the country.
  • The population of Colorado is 5,029,196, making it the 22nd most populated state.

» More about the Colorado Population including race, age and gender data.


  • In Colorado, the median worker income is $31,094. This is higher than the national average of $29,701.
  • The break down for commute times in Colorado is: 59.8% under 25 mins, 26.6% 25-45 mins, and 13.5% above 45 minutes.
  • At the time of the last census, the Colorado unemployment rate was 6.8%.
  • The Colorado poverty rate of 11.1% is lower than the national average.
  • Typically, people work 39/hrs per week in Colorado.

» More about the Colorado economy including unemployment and income trends.


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