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Demographics Analysis

The people of Otero 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
(Otero County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 671

5 to 9 years : 742

10 to 14 years : 576

15 to 17 years : 464

18 and 19 years : 256

20 years : 105

21 years : 127

22 to 24 years : 345

25 to 29 years : 434

30 to 34 years : 409

35 to 39 years : 394

40 to 44 years : 613

45 to 49 years : 624

50 to 54 years : 761

55 to 59 years : 542

60 and 61 years : 198

62 to 64 years : 447

65 and 66 years : 173

67 to 69 years : 257

70 to 74 years : 333

75 to 79 years : 244

80 to 84 years : 192

85 years and over : 164

Female:

Under 5 years : 681

5 to 9 years : 605

10 to 14 years : 623

15 to 17 years : 400

18 and 19 years : 223

20 years : 100

21 years : 108

22 to 24 years : 321

25 to 29 years : 555

30 to 34 years : 471

35 to 39 years : 567

40 to 44 years : 662

45 to 49 years : 554

50 to 54 years : 689

55 to 59 years : 657

60 and 61 years : 249

62 to 64 years : 330

65 and 66 years : 159

67 to 69 years : 188

70 to 74 years : 602

75 to 79 years : 326

80 to 84 years : 193

85 years and over : 499


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Otero County, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 11,766

Multiple ancestry : 5,057

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 99

Ancestry not reported : 1,911


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 17,975

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 5

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 119

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 199

Not a U.S. citizen : 535


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Otero County, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,352

5 to 17 years : 3,410

18 to 24 years : 1,585

25 to 34 years : 1,869

35 to 44 years : 2,236

45 to 54 years : 2,628

55 to 59 years : 1,199

60 and 61 years : 447

62 to 64 years : 777

65 to 74 years : 1,712

75 years and over : 1,618

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,242

5 to 17 years : 2,781

18 to 24 years : 1,155

25 to 34 years : 1,104

35 to 44 years : 1,504

45 to 54 years : 1,590

55 to 59 years : 723

60 and 61 years : 248

62 to 64 years : 450

65 to 74 years : 1,002

75 years and over : 786

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 110

5 to 17 years : 485

18 to 24 years : 371

25 to 34 years : 489

35 to 44 years : 575

45 to 54 years : 929

55 to 59 years : 459

60 and 61 years : 190

62 to 64 years : 318

65 to 74 years : 666

75 years and over : 798

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 41

18 to 24 years : 27

25 to 34 years : 11

35 to 44 years : 29

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 16

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 103

18 to 24 years : 32

25 to 34 years : 265

35 to 44 years : 128

45 to 54 years : 109

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 44

75 years and over : 18


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Otero County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 6,211

Female : 6,374

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,393

Female : 2,997

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 96

Female : 28

Foreign born:

Male : 371

Female : 363


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Otero County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 10,965

Born in other state in the United States : 4,572

Native: born outside the United States : 64

Foreign born : 502


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,398

Now married, except separated : 4,624

Divorced : 1,210

Separated : 261

Widowed : 641

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 786

Now married, except separated : 2,812

Divorced : 659

Separated : 91

Widowed : 664

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 52

Now married, except separated : 20

Divorced : 32

Separated : 0

Widowed : 16

Foreign born:

Never married : 156

Now married, except separated : 405

Divorced : 26

Separated : 19

Widowed : 63


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 14,035

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 2,556

Speak English less than "very well" : 687

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 14

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 36

Speak English less than "very well" : 47

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 32

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Navajo:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 8


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Otero County, Colorado

  • Other Groups: 7,675   (39.9%)
  • German: 3,248   (16.9%)
  • Irish: 1,818   (9.5%)
  • English: 1,598   (8.3%)
  • United States Or American: 1,360   (7.1%)
  • Italian: 561   (2.9%)
  • Dutch: 391   (2.0%)
  • Scottish: 362   (1.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 362   (1.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 346   (1.8%)
  • Norwegian: 256   (1.3%)
  • Swedish: 244   (1.3%)
  • Polish: 180   (0.9%)
  • Danish: 140   (0.7%)
  • European: 127   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 87   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 86   (0.4%)
  • Russian: 52   (0.3%)
  • British: 36   (0.2%)
  • Basque: 33   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 28   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 28   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 27   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 24   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 19   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 19   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 16   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 10   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 9   (0.0%)
  • Hungarian: 8   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 7   (0.0%)
  • Slavic: 7   (0.0%)
  • German Russian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Canadian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Portuguese: 3   (0.0%)
  • Slovene: 3   (0.0%)
  • Croatian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Armenian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Otero County, Colorado is 18,833



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Otero County, Colorado: 9,071
Female Population in Otero County, Colorado: 9,762


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Otero County, Colorado: 40.4
Median Female Resident Age in Otero County, Colorado: 41.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Otero County, Colorado


White


Both sexes

44.5

Male

42.6

Female

45.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

20.9

Male

21.2

Female

20.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.5

Male

39.0

Female

40.3

Asian


Both sexes

36.5

Male

33.5

Female

47.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

18.8

Male

26.0

Female

18.3

Other


Both sexes

30.3

Male

30.4

Female

30.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

20.7

Male

21.8

Female

19.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

31.1

Male

30.5

Female

31.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.6

Male

46.3

Female

48.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Otero County, Colorado


  • White: 16,103
  • African American: 124
  • American Indian: 351
  • Asian: 150
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 32
  • Some Other Race: 1,597
  • Two or More Races: 476



(updated 2013)













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