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Demographics Analysis

The people of Chaffee County, Colorado give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 289

5 to 9 years : 355

10 to 14 years : 572

15 to 17 years : 334

18 and 19 years : 148

20 years : 59

21 years : 177

22 to 24 years : 506

25 to 29 years : 604

30 to 34 years : 548

35 to 39 years : 440

40 to 44 years : 733

45 to 49 years : 743

50 to 54 years : 707

55 to 59 years : 741

60 and 61 years : 236

62 to 64 years : 378

65 and 66 years : 250

67 to 69 years : 148

70 to 74 years : 473

75 to 79 years : 362

80 to 84 years : 86

85 years and over : 158

Female:

Under 5 years : 307

5 to 9 years : 288

10 to 14 years : 447

15 to 17 years : 293

18 and 19 years : 104

20 years : 10

21 years : 17

22 to 24 years : 295

25 to 29 years : 291

30 to 34 years : 355

35 to 39 years : 528

40 to 44 years : 411

45 to 49 years : 641

50 to 54 years : 737

55 to 59 years : 748

60 and 61 years : 347

62 to 64 years : 342

65 and 66 years : 186

67 to 69 years : 281

70 to 74 years : 447

75 to 79 years : 357

80 to 84 years : 214

85 years and over : 177


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,455

Multiple ancestry : 5,949

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 190

Ancestry not reported : 2,276


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 16,399

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 8

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 64

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 183

Not a U.S. citizen : 216


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 596

5 to 17 years : 2,289

18 to 24 years : 1,316

25 to 34 years : 1,798

35 to 44 years : 2,112

45 to 54 years : 2,828

55 to 59 years : 1,489

60 and 61 years : 583

62 to 64 years : 720

65 to 74 years : 1,785

75 years and over : 1,354

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 485

5 to 17 years : 1,832

18 to 24 years : 721

25 to 34 years : 926

35 to 44 years : 814

45 to 54 years : 1,039

55 to 59 years : 536

60 and 61 years : 190

62 to 64 years : 148

65 to 74 years : 392

75 years and over : 323

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 111

5 to 17 years : 451

18 to 24 years : 522

25 to 34 years : 784

35 to 44 years : 1,225

45 to 54 years : 1,712

55 to 59 years : 953

60 and 61 years : 368

62 to 64 years : 572

65 to 74 years : 1,326

75 years and over : 969

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 4

45 to 54 years : 34

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 26

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 6

18 to 24 years : 73

25 to 34 years : 88

35 to 44 years : 69

45 to 54 years : 43

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 67

75 years and over : 36


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,046

Female : 3,360

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 4,755

Female : 4,238

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 34

Female : 38

Foreign born:

Male : 212

Female : 187


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 6,725

Born in other state in the United States : 8,579

Native: born outside the United States : 72

Foreign born : 268


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,625

Now married, except separated : 3,041

Divorced : 600

Separated : 37

Widowed : 241

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,189

Now married, except separated : 5,599

Divorced : 1,153

Separated : 122

Widowed : 540

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 4

Now married, except separated : 50

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 18

Foreign born:

Never married : 84

Now married, except separated : 187

Divorced : 82

Separated : 4

Widowed : 36


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Speak only English : 15,244

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 504

Speak English less than "very well" : 187

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 58

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 39

Speak English less than "very well" : 34

German:

Speak English "very well" : 33

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 29

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Navajo:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 48

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Chaffee County, Colorado

  • German: 3,460   (21.4%)
  • English: 2,348   (14.5%)
  • Irish: 2,014   (12.5%)
  • Other Groups: 1,675   (10.4%)
  • Italian: 1,131   (7.0%)
  • United States Or American: 763   (4.7%)
  • Scottish: 625   (3.9%)
  • Swedish: 464   (2.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 433   (2.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 432   (2.7%)
  • Dutch: 396   (2.5%)
  • Norwegian: 342   (2.1%)
  • European: 234   (1.4%)
  • Polish: 224   (1.4%)
  • Welsh: 204   (1.3%)
  • Danish: 153   (0.9%)
  • Greek: 125   (0.8%)
  • Austrian: 97   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 97   (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 97   (0.6%)
  • Scandinavian: 95   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 74   (0.5%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 58   (0.4%)
  • Subsaharan African: 57   (0.4%)
  • Yugoslavian: 56   (0.3%)
  • British: 55   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 52   (0.3%)
  • Slavic: 44   (0.3%)
  • Slovene: 39   (0.2%)
  • Celtic: 38   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 38   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 35   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 24   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 24   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 19   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 18   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 18   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 13   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Alsatian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 11   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 8   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Chaffee County, Colorado is 16,870



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Chaffee County, Colorado: 9,047
Female Population in Chaffee County, Colorado: 7,823


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Chaffee County, Colorado: 43.7
Median Female Resident Age in Chaffee County, Colorado: 49.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Chaffee County, Colorado


White


Both sexes

48.5

Male

46.4

Female

50.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.1

Male

31.3

Female

17.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.2

Male

39.4

Female

37.0

Asian


Both sexes

37.7

Male

32.0

Female

41.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

42.5

Male

46.0

Female

37.5

Other


Both sexes

32.9

Male

28.8

Female

40.7

Two or More Races


Both sexes

28.0

Male

28.8

Female

25.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

32.9

Male

31.0

Female

38.6

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

49.5

Male

48.1

Female

50.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Chaffee County, Colorado


  • White: 15,644
  • African American: 256
  • American Indian: 183
  • Asian: 91
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 427
  • Two or More Races: 269



(updated 2013)













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