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Garfield County, CO


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Glenwood Springs, CO
Designated Market Area: Denver, CO-NE-WY
USDA County Type (2015): Mining
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Exurbs

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2022 population: 62,271   ( 5,882 from 2010)
Land area: 2947.4 square miles
Population density: 21.1 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:41,075 65.96% 5.9%
Black:4530.73% 91.9%
Indian:2950.47% 0.7%
Asian:5770.93% 54.7%
2+ races:8481.36% 35.0%
Hispanic:19,02330.55% 19.1%
Total non-White:21,19634.04% 20.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:1,631 13.2
Deaths:9147.4
Net Migration: -335-2.7
Net Immigration: 1701.4
Change in White population:2,291 4.1
Change in Non-White pop.:3,591 6.4




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
56,389
38,78468.78%
2360.42%
2970.53%
3730.66%
6281.11%
15,97828.34%
17,60531.22%

2000
43,791
35,44980.95%
1280.29%
2270.52%
2100.48%
4481.02%
7,30016.67%
8,34219.05%

1990
29,974
27,87192.98%
1060.35%
2260.75%
730.24%
n/a
1,6985.66%
2,1037.02%

1980
22,514
21,08693.66%
240.11%
1460.65%
640.28%
n/a
1,1385.05%
1,4286.34%

1970
14,821
14,00794.51%
110.07%
150.10%
130.09%
n/a
7485.05%
814 5.49%

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

2000's
NumberRate
8,200 18.7
2,5965.9
5,02811.5
2,1124.8
3,335 7.6
9,263 21.2
1990's
NumberRate
5,454 18.2
2,2867.6
7,61325.4
7332.4
7,578 25.3
6,239 20.8
1980's
NumberRate
4,803 21.3
1,694 7.5
4,412 19.6
n/a
6,785 30.1
675 3.0
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
6,013 40.6
n/a
7,079 47.8
614 4.1

Age, Family & Household Data for Garfield 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
37.2
15,193 24.4%
47,078 75.6%
8,419 13.5%
22,390
2.71
15,401 68.8%
12,360 80.3%
1,034 6.7%
6,989 31.2%

2010
NumberPercent
34.5
15,216 27.0%
41,173 73.0%
4,717 8.4%
20,359
2.73
14,188 69.7%
11,388 80.3%
1,166 8.2%
6,171 30.3%

2000
NumberPercent
34.2
11,909 27.2%
31,882 72.8%
3,824 8.7%
16,215
2.65
11,339 69.9%
9,369 82.6%
773 6.8%
4,876 30.1%

1990
NumberPercent
32.7
8,243 27.5%
21,731 72.5%
2,974 9.9%
11,252
2.60
8,015 71.2%
6,807 84.9%
583 7.3%
3,237 28.8%

1980
NumberPercent
28.9
6,255 27.8%
16,259 72.2%
2,015 8.9%
8,153
2.71
5,964 73.2%
5,312 89.1%
255 4.3%
2,189 26.8%

2022 Housing Data for Garfield County, CO

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units24,313 
Median Value$449,300 
Occupied22,39092.1%
Vacant1,9237.9%
Owned15,65369.9%
Rented6,73730.1%
Median Rent$1,444 
Single-Family Units16,99669.9%
    Detached14,71160.5%
    Attached2,2859.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units2,82711.6%
Mobile Homes2,67411.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Garfield County, CO

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0007933.5%
$10,000 to $14,9996332.8%
$15,000 to $19,9997313.3%
$20,000 to $24,9996863.1%
$25,000 to $29,9995002.2%
$30,000 to $34,9996903.1%
$35,000 to $39,9996532.9%
$40,000 to $44,9999254.1%
$45,000 to $49,9996322.8%
$50,000 to $59,9991,2375.5%
$60,000 to $74,9992,52111.3%
$75,000 to $99,9993,25614.5%
$100,000 to $124,9992,66411.9%
$125,000 to $149,9992,1729.7%
$150,000 to $199,9992,23410.0%
$200,000 or more2,0639.2%
Median Household Income82,772 
Per Capita Income39,024 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state90 
Compared to U.S.103 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI8223.7%
Public Assistance3851.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,6827.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed21,95078.1%
Unemployed7582.7%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force22,70880.8%
Not in Labor Force5,39919.2%
Real Unemployment Rate 21.9%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector12,6098,70759.2%
Non-Profit7641,53933.2%
Self-Employed3,4922,12162.2%
Local Government1,7231,54352.8%
State Government40355042.3%
Federal Government25429046.7%
Total Private + Self16,10110,82859.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.3,1443,92244.5%
Total19,24514,75056.6%
Pct. Govt.14.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts5,24915.4%
Sales and Office Occupations7,50222.0%
Professional, Technical6,38018.7%
Service Occupations6,86620.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2510.7%
All others8,04523.6%
White Collar 56.2%
Industry
 Number%
Construction4,74914.0%
Retail trade3,80111.2%
Health care and social assistance3,46010.2%
Accommodation and food services2,6897.9%
Educational services2,5907.6%
Other services2,1946.4%
Professional, scientific, technical2,0075.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,9735.8%
Transportation and warehousing1,5384.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,4324.2%
Public administration1,3614.0%
Finance and insurance1,2613.7%
Manufacturing1,1023.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing9162.7%
Wholesale trade7752.3%
Information6371.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting6151.8%
Utilities4741.4%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction4641.4%
Management40.0%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican13,99822.69%
Puerto Rican4850.79%
Cuban580.09%
Dominican760.12%
Total Central American1,6562.68%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan2550.41%
Honduran1090.18%
Nicaraguan70.01%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran1,2852.08%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American5820.94%
Argentinean2060.33%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean80.01%
Colombian1320.21%
Ecuadorian420.07%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1180.19%
Uruguayan410.07%
Venezuelan350.06%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,3682.22%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese1960.32%
Thai1430.23%
Filipino1420.23%
Korean380.06%
Vietnamese200.03%
Japanese170.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English42,73274.0%
Spanish13,79323.9%
Other2190.4%
Other Indo-European2060.4%
French, Haitian, Cajun1940.3%
Other Asian1580.3%
German, other Germanic1330.2%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic1180.2%
Chinese950.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German9,51015.4%
English6,34610.3%
Irish6,32310.3%
Italian2,4293.9%
American2,2653.7%
European1,4682.4%
French1,3972.3%
Norwegian1,3942.3%
Polish1,3622.2%
Scottish1,3622.2%
Swedish1,0491.7%
British5700.9%
Scotch-Irish4880.8%
Dutch4700.8%
Welsh4690.8%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen56,17291.1%
Not a citizen5,5118.9%
Native52,89285.7%
Foreign-born8,79114.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Garfield County, CO

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,189 5.3%2,230 5.4%10,006 24.2%12,958 31.4%8,965 21.7%4,950 12.0%
  Average years of education: 13.5
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,189 5.3%
9-12 Years 2,230 5.4%
H.S. Grad or GED 10,006 24.2%
Some College 12,958 31.4%
Bach. Degree 8,965 21.7%
Grad Degree 4,950 12.0%
Average years of education: 13.5

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Garfield County, CO

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 16,783 16,101 682 4.1% 5.1%
1991 17,237 16,010 1,227 7.1% 5.3%
1992 17,182 15,628 1,554 9.0% 6.1%
1993 18,208 17,030 1,178 6.5% 5.4%
1994 19,795 19,003 792 4.0% 4.2%
1995 20,717 19,908 809 3.9% 4.0%
1996 21,069 20,117 952 4.5% 4.2%
1997 21,580 20,759 821 3.8% 3.4%
1998 22,831 21,958 873 3.8% 3.6%
1999 23,648 22,967 681 2.9% 3.0%
2000 24,742 24,084 658 2.7% 2.7%
2001 25,632 24,815 817 3.2% 3.8%
2002 26,841 25,615 1,226 4.6% 5.7%
2003 27,015 25,670 1,345 5.0% 6.1%
2004 28,286 27,080 1,206 4.3% 5.6%
2005 29,888 28,766 1,122 3.8% 5.1%
2006 33,463 32,486 977 2.9% 4.2%
2007 35,252 34,395 857 2.4% 3.7%
2008 36,991 35,836 1,155 3.1% 4.9%
2009 34,775 32,161 2,614 7.5% 7.9%
2010 31,281 27,896 3,385 10.8% 9.2%
2011 31,320 28,248 3,072 9.8% 8.7%
2012 31,397 28,698 2,699 8.6% 8.0%
2013 30,923 28,657 2,266 7.3% 6.7%
2014 31,156 29,525 1,631 5.2% 5.0%
2015 30,462 29,247 1,215 4.0% 3.7%
2016 30,994 29,959 1,035 3.3% 3.1%
2017 31,454 30,610 844 2.7% 2.6%
2018 32,278 31,324 954 3.0% 3.0%
2019 32,612 31,762 850 2.6% 2.7%
2020 31,762 29,606 2,156 6.8% 7.3%
2021 30,460 28,914 1,546 5.1% 5.4%
2022 30,903 29,975 928 3.0% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com