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Saguache County, Colorado; United States

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Saguache County, Colorado
United States
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
6,471
331,893,745
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
6,471
331,893,745
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
6,368
331,449,281
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
1.6%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 6,368 331,449,281
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 6,108 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.5%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.1%
22.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
24.5%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
50.3%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.2%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.2%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
3.6%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.9%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
3.0%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
36.4%
18.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
58.1%
60.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 515 17,835,456
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 7.0% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4,329 139,684,244
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 72.8% 64.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $152,400 $229,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $997 $1,621
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $334 $509
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $635 $1,096
Building permits, 2021 101 1,736,982
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 2,803 122,354,219
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.39 2.60
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 86.2% 86.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 25.8% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 91.5% 91.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 73.2% 85.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 85.8% 88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 22.4% 32.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 10.2% 8.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
18.1%
10.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 59.4% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 55.5% 58.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,148 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 5,696,729,632
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 23,274 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $3,692 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 21.4 26.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $45,231 $64,994
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $22,921 $35,384
Persons in poverty, percent
18.6%
11.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 129 8,000,178
Total employment, 2020 953 134,163,349
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 32,408 7,564,809,878
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -5.0% 0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 598 26,485,532
All firms, 2012 740 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 393 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 229 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 40 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 679 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 78 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 643 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1.9 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,168.53 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 08109 1
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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