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Montrose County, CO


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Montrose, CO
Designated Market Area: Grand Junction-Montrose, CO
USDA County Type (2015): Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 43,811   ( 2,535 from 2010)
Land area: 2240.9 square miles
Population density: 19.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:32,923 75.15% 2.9%
Black:2280.52% 93.2%
Indian:3090.71% 51.5%
Asian:3740.85% 43.8%
2+ races:6941.58% 33.7%
Hispanic:9,28321.19% 14.2%
Total non-White:10,88824.85% 17.2%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:880 10.3
Deaths:1,25314.7
Net Migration: 1,41416.6
Net Immigration: 881.0
Change in White population:934 2.3
Change in Non-White pop.:1,601 3.9




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
41,276
31,98977.50%
1180.29%
2040.49%
2600.63%
5191.26%
8,12719.69%
9,28722.50%

2000
33,432
27,55482.42%
780.23%
2280.68%
1490.45%
4391.31%
4,96714.86%
5,87817.58%

1990
24,423
21,52188.12%
360.15%
750.31%
830.34%
n/a
2,70811.09%
2,90211.88%

1980
24,352
21,84689.71%
80.03%
850.35%
220.09%
n/a
2,3689.72%
2,50610.29%

1970
18,366
15,78785.96%
140.08%
2541.38%
190.10%
n/a
2,20512.01%
2,579 14.04%

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

2000's
NumberRate
4,719 14.1
3,2529.7
6,25518.7
3901.2
4,435 13.3
3,409 10.2
1990's
NumberRate
3,999 16.4
2,82211.6
5,79423.7
3781.5
6,033 24.7
2,976 12.2
1980's
NumberRate
3,600 14.8
2,139 8.8
-1,405 -5.8
n/a
-325 -1.3
396 1.6
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
4,234 23.1
n/a
6,059 33.0
-73 -0.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Montrose 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
45.9
8,809 20.1%
35,002 79.9%
10,661 24.3%
17,042
2.47
11,806 69.3%
9,274 78.6%
736 6.2%
5,236 30.7%

2010
NumberPercent
42.0
10,179 24.7%
31,097 75.3%
7,349 17.8%
16,484
2.47
11,461 69.5%
9,244 80.7%
886 7.7%
5,023 30.5%

2000
NumberPercent
38.5
8,992 26.9%
24,440 73.1%
5,107 15.3%
13,008
2.53
9,280 71.3%
7,677 82.7%
633 6.8%
3,728 28.7%

1990
NumberPercent
37.1
6,632 27.2%
17,791 72.8%
3,995 16.4%
9,431
2.55
7,067 74.9%
6,124 86.7%
525 7.4%
2,364 25.1%

1980
NumberPercent
30.7
7,474 30.7%
16,878 69.3%
2,809 11.5%
8,481
2.83
6,755 79.6%
6,017 89.1%
313 4.6%
1,726 20.4%

2022 Housing Data for Montrose County, CO

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units19,122 
Median Value$314,100 
Occupied17,04289.1%
Vacant2,08010.9%
Owned12,96176.1%
Rented4,08123.9%
Median Rent$1,061 
Single-Family Units13,46170.4%
    Detached12,90367.5%
    Attached5582.9%
Buldings with 5+ Units8844.6%
Mobile Homes3,70419.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Montrose County, CO

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0008134.8%
$10,000 to $14,9996333.7%
$15,000 to $19,9998204.8%
$20,000 to $24,9997734.5%
$25,000 to $29,9999575.6%
$30,000 to $34,9997294.3%
$35,000 to $39,9999965.8%
$40,000 to $44,9996814.0%
$45,000 to $49,9994912.9%
$50,000 to $59,9991,2897.6%
$60,000 to $74,9991,6559.7%
$75,000 to $99,9992,56515.1%
$100,000 to $124,9991,5038.8%
$125,000 to $149,9991,0666.3%
$150,000 to $199,9999065.3%
$200,000 or more1,1656.8%
Median Household Income62,817 
Per Capita Income35,755 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state80 
Compared to U.S.91 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI6563.8%
Public Assistance5763.4%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,93311.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed13,07669.2%
Unemployed6383.4%
In Armed Forces790.4%
Total Labor Force13,79373.0%
Not in Labor Force5,09927.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 30.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector6,7064,69558.8%
Non-Profit4831,20328.6%
Self-Employed2,0701,17163.9%
Local Government56980341.5%
State Government17816052.7%
Federal Government32715168.4%
Total Private + Self8,7765,86659.9%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.1,5572,31740.2%
Total10,3338,18355.8%
Pct. Govt.11.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts2,44613.2%
Sales and Office Occupations4,08422.0%
Professional, Technical3,56019.2%
Service Occupations3,15517.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1821.0%
All others5,33028.7%
White Collar 54.3%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance3,06016.5%
Retail trade2,62814.1%
Construction2,43013.1%
Accommodation and food services1,2116.5%
Manufacturing1,1896.4%
Other services1,1066.0%
Educational services9855.3%
Professional, scientific, technical8734.7%
Public administration8204.4%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.6983.8%
Transportation and warehousing6523.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation5472.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5362.9%
Finance and insurance4362.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing4332.3%
Wholesale trade4092.2%
Utilities2391.3%
Information1660.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1570.8%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican7,53517.60%
Puerto Rican860.20%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American2290.53%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran30.01%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran2260.53%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American3080.72%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian30.01%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian2800.65%
Uruguayan250.06%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic7721.80%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino1110.26%
Korean200.05%
Chinese110.03%
Vietnamese100.02%
Japanese90.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English33,91283.2%
Spanish6,08914.9%
Other Indo-European4111.0%
Tagalog1430.4%
German, other Germanic810.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun460.1%
Chinese430.1%
Other Asian200.0%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic80.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German6,16514.4%
English5,48712.8%
Irish3,8989.1%
American2,2395.2%
Italian2,0104.7%
Scottish1,1492.7%
European8382.0%
Norwegian7811.8%
French7371.7%
Swedish7131.7%
Polish6781.6%
Dutch5041.2%
Scotch-Irish4491.0%
Welsh2260.5%
Danish2210.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen40,96595.7%
Not a citizen1,8584.3%
Native39,71792.7%
Foreign-born3,1067.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Montrose County, CO

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,618 5.2%1,698 5.5%10,284 33.2%8,810 28.4%5,769 18.6%2,824 9.1%
  Average years of education: 13.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,618 5.2%
9-12 Years 1,698 5.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 10,284 33.2%
Some College 8,810 28.4%
Bach. Degree 5,769 18.6%
Grad Degree 2,824 9.1%
Average years of education: 13.2

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Montrose County, CO

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 11,710 10,974 736 6.3% 5.1%
1991 12,054 11,112 942 7.8% 5.3%
1992 12,485 11,464 1,021 8.2% 6.1%
1993 12,929 12,157 772 6.0% 5.4%
1994 14,142 13,440 702 5.0% 4.2%
1995 14,903 14,062 841 5.6% 4.0%
1996 15,094 14,017 1,077 7.1% 4.2%
1997 15,620 14,756 864 5.5% 3.4%
1998 15,975 14,972 1,003 6.3% 3.6%
1999 15,922 15,048 874 5.5% 3.0%
2000 16,204 15,613 591 3.6% 2.7%
2001 16,954 16,212 742 4.4% 3.8%
2002 17,879 16,896 983 5.5% 5.7%
2003 18,248 17,170 1,078 5.9% 6.1%
2004 19,155 18,130 1,025 5.4% 5.6%
2005 19,805 18,867 938 4.7% 5.1%
2006 20,427 19,620 807 4.0% 4.2%
2007 20,924 20,184 740 3.5% 3.7%
2008 20,902 19,853 1,049 5.0% 4.9%
2009 21,175 19,322 1,853 8.8% 7.9%
2010 20,572 18,217 2,355 11.4% 9.2%
2011 19,990 17,706 2,284 11.4% 8.7%
2012 19,785 17,716 2,069 10.5% 8.0%
2013 19,279 17,487 1,792 9.3% 6.7%
2014 19,260 17,958 1,302 6.8% 5.0%
2015 19,319 18,379 940 4.9% 3.7%
2016 20,062 19,268 794 4.0% 3.1%
2017 20,752 20,118 634 3.1% 2.6%
2018 21,562 20,824 738 3.4% 3.0%
2019 21,767 21,116 651 3.0% 2.7%
2020 21,639 20,208 1,431 6.6% 7.3%
2021 21,185 20,035 1,150 5.4% 5.4%
2022 21,234 20,521 713 3.4% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com