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Montezuma County, CO


Designated Market Area: Albuquerque-Santa Fe, NM-AZ-CO
USDA County Type (2015): Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 26,468   ( 933 from 2010)
Land area: 2029.3 square miles
Population density: 13.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:18,919 71.48% 1.3%
Black:1360.51% 189.4%
Indian:3,17111.98% 8.5%
Asian:1960.74% 50.8%
2+ races:5512.08% 28.4%
Hispanic:3,49513.20% 24.0%
Total non-White:7,54928.52% 18.6%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:571 11.0
Deaths:78115.1
Net Migration: 77815.1
Net Immigration: 581.1
Change in White population:-249 -1.0
Change in Non-White pop.:1,182 4.6




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
25,535
19,16875.07%
470.18%
2,92311.45%
1300.51%
4291.68%
2,81811.04%
6,36724.93%

2000
23,830
18,47677.53%
310.13%
2,57310.80%
600.25%
3891.63%
2,2639.50%
5,35422.47%

1990
18,672
14,83179.43%
60.03%
2,13011.41%
390.21%
n/a
1,6668.92%
3,84120.57%

1980
16,510
13,54282.02%
00.00%
1,5359.30%
380.23%
n/a
1,3898.41%
2,96817.98%

1970
12,952
10,48780.97%
130.10%
9357.22%
70.05%
n/a
1,46311.30%
2,465 19.03%

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

2000's
NumberRate
2,952 12.4
2,3059.7
9564.0
620.3
692 2.9
1,013 4.3
1990's
NumberRate
3,133 16.8
1,90110.2
2,88315.4
1180.6
3,645 19.5
1,513 8.1
1980's
NumberRate
3,324 20.1
1,390 8.4
159 1.0
n/a
1,289 7.8
873 5.3
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
1,989 15.4
n/a
3,055 23.6
503 3.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Montezuma 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
43.7
5,504 20.8%
20,964 79.2%
6,151 23.2%
10,520
2.45
7,048 67.0%
5,519 78.3%
748 10.6%
3,472 33.0%

2010
NumberPercent
42.9
5,999 23.5%
19,536 76.5%
4,269 16.7%
10,541
2.40
7,078 67.1%
5,343 75.5%
688 9.7%
3,463 32.9%

2000
NumberPercent
37.5
6,570 27.6%
17,260 72.4%
3,335 14.0%
9,212
2.54
6,546 71.1%
5,143 78.6%
661 10.1%
2,666 28.9%

1990
NumberPercent
33.7
5,749 30.8%
12,923 69.2%
2,298 12.3%
6,852
2.70
5,167 75.4%
4,213 81.5%
472 9.1%
1,685 24.6%

1980
NumberPercent
29.2
5,435 32.9%
11,075 67.1%
1,588 9.6%
5,725
2.86
4,495 78.5%
3,997 88.9%
257 5.7%
1,230 21.5%

2022 Housing Data for Montezuma County, CO

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units12,269 
Median Value$282,500 
Occupied10,52085.7%
Vacant1,74914.3%
Owned7,73673.5%
Rented2,78426.5%
Median Rent$893 
Single-Family Units8,50469.3%
    Detached8,31367.8%
    Attached1911.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units3552.9%
Mobile Homes2,31318.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Montezuma County, CO

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003613.4%
$10,000 to $14,9993022.9%
$15,000 to $19,9995445.2%
$20,000 to $24,9996125.8%
$25,000 to $29,9996185.9%
$30,000 to $34,9993913.7%
$35,000 to $39,9995575.3%
$40,000 to $44,9995154.9%
$45,000 to $49,9993893.7%
$50,000 to $59,9998257.8%
$60,000 to $74,9991,27012.1%
$75,000 to $99,9991,42713.6%
$100,000 to $124,9991,24611.8%
$125,000 to $149,9994804.6%
$150,000 to $199,9994194.0%
$200,000 or more5645.4%
Median Household Income61,377 
Per Capita Income31,044 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state81 
Compared to U.S.93 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4434.2%
Public Assistance2242.1%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,13310.8%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed8,64366.1%
Unemployed4593.5%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force9,10269.6%
Not in Labor Force3,97930.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 33.9%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector3,3092,68755.2%
Non-Profit28054034.1%
Self-Employed66850257.1%
Local Government62675545.3%
State Government42833556.1%
Federal Government47517972.6%
Total Private + Self3,9773,18955.5%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.1,8091,80950.0%
Total5,7864,99853.7%
Pct. Govt.25.9%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts1,50413.8%
Sales and Office Occupations2,30621.2%
Professional, Technical2,37821.9%
Service Occupations2,11419.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2011.8%
All others2,56923.6%
White Collar 56.9%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance1,64915.2%
Retail trade1,35412.5%
Public administration1,08210.0%
Educational services1,0559.7%
Construction8087.4%
Accommodation and food services7016.4%
Manufacturing5655.2%
Professional, scientific, technical5445.0%
Arts, entertainment, recreation4033.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting3943.6%
Other services3803.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.3513.2%
Transportation and warehousing3383.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction3383.1%
Real estate and rental and leasing2252.1%
Finance and insurance2051.9%
Wholesale trade2011.8%
Utilities1641.5%
Information890.8%
Management250.2%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1,6106.18%
Puerto Rican780.30%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American160.06%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan160.06%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American3781.45%
Argentinean2020.77%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian250.10%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1510.58%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,3014.99%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese940.36%
Filipino660.25%
Thai170.07%
Cambodian170.07%
Japanese120.05%
Indonesian60.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English22,15789.2%
Spanish1,3345.4%
Other8113.3%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic1330.5%
Other Asian1240.5%
Chinese940.4%
German, other Germanic650.3%
Other Indo-European600.2%
Tagalog360.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German3,48513.4%
English2,93611.3%
Irish2,2688.7%
American1,5746.0%
Scottish7913.0%
Italian5942.3%
Dutch4501.7%
Swedish3931.5%
French3341.3%
Polish3321.3%
European3061.2%
Norwegian2420.9%
British1970.8%
Scotch-Irish1930.7%
Scandinavian1670.6%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen25,52597.9%
Not a citizen5452.1%
Native25,19896.7%
Foreign-born8723.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Montezuma County, CO

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
390 2.1%1,239 6.6%5,814 31.0%5,663 30.2%3,328 17.8%2,306 12.3%
  Average years of education: 13.6
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 390 2.1%
9-12 Years 1,239 6.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 5,814 31.0%
Some College 5,663 30.2%
Bach. Degree 3,328 17.8%
Grad Degree 2,306 12.3%
Average years of education: 13.6

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Montezuma County, CO

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 9,274 8,599 675 7.3% 5.1%
1991 9,437 8,641 796 8.4% 5.3%
1992 9,959 8,964 995 10.0% 6.1%
1993 10,661 9,834 827 7.8% 5.4%
1994 11,010 10,272 738 6.7% 4.2%
1995 11,413 10,639 774 6.8% 4.0%
1996 11,541 10,745 796 6.9% 4.2%
1997 11,428 10,643 785 6.9% 3.4%
1998 12,056 11,274 782 6.5% 3.6%
1999 12,083 11,462 621 5.1% 3.0%
2000 11,798 11,310 488 4.1% 2.7%
2001 11,885 11,364 521 4.4% 3.8%
2002 12,465 11,772 693 5.6% 5.7%
2003 12,302 11,578 724 5.9% 6.1%
2004 12,621 11,919 702 5.6% 5.6%
2005 12,902 12,223 679 5.3% 5.1%
2006 13,254 12,677 577 4.4% 4.2%
2007 13,286 12,778 508 3.8% 3.7%
2008 12,986 12,305 681 5.2% 4.9%
2009 13,308 12,253 1,055 7.9% 7.9%
2010 13,018 11,774 1,244 9.6% 9.2%
2011 12,962 11,785 1,177 9.1% 8.7%
2012 12,881 11,766 1,115 8.7% 8.0%
2013 12,705 11,739 966 7.6% 6.7%
2014 12,650 11,883 767 6.1% 5.0%
2015 12,330 11,655 675 5.5% 3.7%
2016 12,715 12,112 603 4.7% 3.1%
2017 12,809 12,337 472 3.7% 2.6%
2018 12,935 12,356 579 4.5% 3.0%
2019 12,858 12,333 525 4.1% 2.7%
2020 12,703 11,795 908 7.1% 7.3%
2021 12,480 11,731 749 6.0% 5.4%
2022 12,340 11,876 464 3.8% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com