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Fremont County, CO


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Canon City, CO
Designated Market Area: Colorado Springs-Pueblo, CO
USDA County Type (2015): Government, Low Employment, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 49,621   ( 2,797 from 2010)
Land area: 1533.9 square miles
Population density: 32.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:38,943 78.48% 3.4%
Black:1,9013.83% 5.3%
Indian:6421.29% 6.4%
Asian:4590.93% 58.3%
2+ races:7751.56% 27.7%
Hispanic:6,90113.91% 19.6%
Total non-White:10,67821.52% 16.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:837 8.6
Deaths:1,55415.9
Net Migration: 1,33813.7
Net Immigration: 170.2
Change in White population:1,296 2.8
Change in Non-White pop.:1,501 3.2




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
46,824
37,64780.40%
1,8053.85%
6861.47%
2900.62%
6071.30%
5,77012.32%
9,17719.60%

2000
46,145
37,40881.07%
2,4395.29%
6131.33%
2410.52%
6461.40%
4,77610.35%
8,73718.93%

1990
32,273
28,34087.81%
8392.60%
2510.78%
810.25%
n/a
2,7628.56%
3,93312.19%

1980
28,676
25,62589.36%
3641.27%
2070.72%
460.16%
n/a
2,3998.37%
3,05110.64%

1970
21,942
19,70089.78%
2381.08%
580.26%
150.07%
n/a
1,8708.52%
2,242 10.22%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
3,928 8.5
4,5429.8
2,3835.2
1490.3
239 0.5
440 1.0
1990's
NumberRate
4,069 12.6
4,50013.9
13,52941.9
400.1
9,068 28.1
4,804 14.9
1980's
NumberRate
3,801 13.3
3,812 13.3
3,673 12.8
n/a
2,715 9.5
882 3.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
6,586 30.0
n/a
5,925 27.0
809 3.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Fremont County, CO

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
44.9
7,913 15.9%
41,708 84.1%
10,751 21.7%
17,677
2.30
11,088 62.7%
8,720 78.6%
677 6.1%
6,589 37.3%

2010
NumberPercent
43.6
8,211 17.5%
38,613 82.5%
8,244 17.6%
16,582
2.30
10,945 66.0%
8,593 78.5%
902 8.2%
5,637 34.0%

2000
NumberPercent
38.8
9,503 20.6%
36,642 79.4%
6,695 14.5%
15,254
2.42
10,555 69.2%
8,569 81.2%
951 9.0%
4,699 30.8%

1990
NumberPercent
38.0
7,391 22.9%
24,882 77.1%
6,053 18.8%
11,680
2.43
8,216 70.3%
6,955 84.7%
679 8.3%
3,464 29.7%

1980
NumberPercent
33.6
7,688 26.8%
20,988 73.2%
5,075 17.7%
10,134
2.57
7,565 74.6%
6,659 88.0%
505 6.7%
2,569 25.4%

2022 Housing Data for Fremont County, CO

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units20,302 
Median Value$264,300 
Occupied17,67787.1%
Vacant2,62512.9%
Owned13,32675.4%
Rented4,35124.6%
Median Rent$959 
Single-Family Units15,25675.1%
    Detached14,91573.5%
    Attached3411.7%
Buldings with 5+ Units1,5457.6%
Mobile Homes2,77413.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Fremont County, CO

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0009635.4%
$10,000 to $14,9991,0966.2%
$15,000 to $19,9997094.0%
$20,000 to $24,9991,0365.9%
$25,000 to $29,9991,0956.2%
$30,000 to $34,9996833.9%
$35,000 to $39,9991,0205.8%
$40,000 to $44,9997744.4%
$45,000 to $49,9996263.5%
$50,000 to $59,9991,3837.8%
$60,000 to $74,9991,6059.1%
$75,000 to $99,9992,46413.9%
$100,000 to $124,9991,7339.8%
$125,000 to $149,9998895.0%
$150,000 to $199,9991,0986.2%
$200,000 or more5032.8%
Median Household Income56,165 
Per Capita Income28,224 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state78 
Compared to U.S.89 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,4017.9%
Public Assistance5783.3%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps2,99016.9%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed13,45051.2%
Unemployed7302.8%
In Armed Forces850.3%
Total Labor Force14,26554.3%
Not in Labor Force12,01445.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 48.5%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector5,2254,11855.9%
Non-Profit3191,01423.9%
Self-Employed1,57185364.8%
Local Government9551,02648.2%
State Government58151253.2%
Federal Government38915971.0%
Total Private + Self6,7964,97157.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.2,2442,71145.3%
Total9,0407,68254.1%
Pct. Govt.21.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts2,32813.8%
Sales and Office Occupations3,31519.7%
Professional, Technical3,23519.2%
Service Occupations4,05024.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing880.5%
All others3,92723.3%
White Collar 52.7%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance2,47214.7%
Public administration1,92511.4%
Construction1,6029.5%
Retail trade1,5529.2%
Educational services1,5359.1%
Accommodation and food services1,2027.1%
Manufacturing1,0586.3%
Other services8625.1%
Professional, scientific, technical8344.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.7754.6%
Transportation and warehousing7514.5%
Finance and insurance5233.1%
Arts, entertainment, recreation4622.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing4572.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting3712.2%
Utilities1410.8%
Information1150.7%
Wholesale trade1110.7%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1070.6%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Fremont County, CO

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2,1614.40%
Puerto Rican3330.68%
Cuban1260.26%
Dominican130.03%
Total Central American140.03%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran140.03%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American1980.40%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean450.09%
Colombian520.11%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1010.21%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic3,8617.86%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese980.20%
Korean410.08%
Japanese220.04%
Vietnamese140.03%
Indian90.02%
Filipino70.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English44,53194.6%
Spanish2,0774.4%
German, other Germanic1490.3%
Other950.2%
Other Indo-European430.1%
Chinese420.1%
Arabic420.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun320.1%
Other Asian280.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German8,87818.1%
English6,54813.3%
Irish4,90110.0%
Italian2,2784.6%
American1,3502.7%
Scottish1,3332.7%
Norwegian1,2332.5%
French1,0802.2%
Dutch1,0492.1%
Swedish7821.6%
European7331.5%
Polish7171.5%
Scotch-Irish6401.3%
Welsh5291.1%
Greek3050.6%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen48,63999.0%
Not a citizen4681.0%
Native48,10198.0%
Foreign-born1,0062.0%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Fremont County, CO

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,023 2.7%2,843 7.5%14,596 38.4%11,890 31.3%5,340 14.0%2,354 6.2%
  Average years of education: 13.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,023 2.7%
9-12 Years 2,843 7.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 14,596 38.4%
Some College 11,890 31.3%
Bach. Degree 5,340 14.0%
Grad Degree 2,354 6.2%
Average years of education: 13.0

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Fremont County, CO

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 12,984 12,153 831 6.4% 5.1%
1991 13,095 12,181 914 7.0% 5.3%
1992 14,314 13,041 1,273 8.9% 6.1%
1993 15,195 13,978 1,217 8.0% 5.4%
1994 16,068 15,163 905 5.6% 4.2%
1995 16,474 15,609 865 5.3% 4.0%
1996 16,639 15,812 827 5.0% 4.2%
1997 17,056 16,377 679 4.0% 3.4%
1998 17,978 17,179 799 4.4% 3.6%
1999 17,915 17,190 725 4.0% 3.0%
2000 17,845 17,149 696 3.9% 2.7%
2001 18,281 17,361 920 5.0% 3.8%
2002 18,757 17,495 1,262 6.7% 5.7%
2003 18,609 17,203 1,406 7.6% 6.1%
2004 18,946 17,651 1,295 6.8% 5.6%
2005 19,314 18,119 1,195 6.2% 5.1%
2006 19,572 18,499 1,073 5.5% 4.2%
2007 19,814 18,888 926 4.7% 3.7%
2008 19,868 18,605 1,263 6.4% 4.9%
2009 20,059 18,214 1,845 9.2% 7.9%
2010 15,798 13,864 1,934 12.2% 9.2%
2011 15,913 13,928 1,985 12.5% 8.7%
2012 15,596 13,755 1,841 11.8% 8.0%
2013 14,929 13,359 1,570 10.5% 6.7%
2014 14,524 13,336 1,188 8.2% 5.0%
2015 14,489 13,627 862 5.9% 3.7%
2016 14,695 13,968 727 4.9% 3.1%
2017 14,914 14,320 594 4.0% 2.6%
2018 14,997 14,269 728 4.9% 3.0%
2019 15,051 14,385 666 4.4% 2.7%
2020 15,393 14,203 1,190 7.7% 7.3%
2021 14,916 13,803 1,113 7.5% 5.4%
2022 14,389 13,711 678 4.7% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com