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Social Characteristics of Colorado

Colorado Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    1,998,314
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    1,282,425
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    64.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    592,915
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    29.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    985,617
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    49.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    420,004
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    21.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    90,693
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    49,637
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    206,115
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    123,274
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    715,889
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    35.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    560,361
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    28.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    167,307
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    8.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    645,529
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    32.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    434,536
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    21.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.54
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.13
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    5,079,689
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    1,998,314
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    39.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    985,245
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    19.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    1,468,342
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    28.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    283,209
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    344,579
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    6.8%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    118,593
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,078,151
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    721,403
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    34.7%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,070,351
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    51.5%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    30,095
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    42,745
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    213,557
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,084,638
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    568,737
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    27.3%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,049,629
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    50.4%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    39,618
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    142,900
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    283,754
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    13.6%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    70,730
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    20,022
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    28.3%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    31
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    56
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    19
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    97
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    26
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    92,317
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    35,716
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    38.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    7,551
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8,766
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5,353
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    14,046
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    15.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    35,716
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    21,316
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    59.7%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    26,398
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    73.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    1,388,718
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    88,938
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    70,606
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    555,000
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    40.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    271,312
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    19.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    402,862
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    29.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    3,453,403
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    137,769
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    4.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    194,477
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    759,335
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    22.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    783,753
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    22.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    284,385
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    819,675
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    23.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    474,009
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    13.7%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    90.4%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    37.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    3,931,143
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    395,007
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    5,105,164
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    526,054
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    1,232,503
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    41,302
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    3,273,947
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    283,491
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    598,714
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    201,261
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    33.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    5,133,849
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    4,139,324
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    80.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    959,209
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    18.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    497,646
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    9.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    461,563
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    9.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    257,863
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    203,700
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    4.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    35,316
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    5,197,580
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    4,690,377
  • Percentage of Native persons
    90.2%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    4,615,132
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    88.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    2,212,968
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    42.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    2,402,164
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    46.2%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    75,245
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    507,203
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    9.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    507,203
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    192,391
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    37.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    314,812
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    62.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    582,448
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    75,245
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    75245%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    3,893
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    71,352
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    507,203
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    37,592
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    469,611
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    507,203
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    71,051
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    14.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    112,788
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    22.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    28,568
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    3,949
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    275,442
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    54.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    15,405
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    4,860,145
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    4,039,626
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    83.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    820,519
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    16.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    309,729
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    576,094
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    11.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    226,453
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    112,340
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    25,925
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    93,815
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    43,825
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    38,270
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    13,526
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    5,197,580
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    269,399
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    20,359
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    36,490
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    42,679
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    93,869
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    545,186
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    153,309
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    27,363
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    1,082,303
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    20.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    19,510
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    20,199
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    625,756
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    12.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    264,888
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    10,395
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    113,257
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    130,414
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    10,821
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    56,721
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    66,084
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    133,113
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    8,939
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    37,702
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    126,347
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    23,807
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    12,970
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    48,068
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    7,676
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.1%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.