Demographics Data

Population 2000 2014 % Increase
United States 281,421,906
318,857,056
13%
Colorado 4,301,261
5,355,866
25%
Routt County 19,690
23,865
21%
     Hayden 2,443*
2,515*
3%
     Oak Creek 2,701*
3,243*
20%
     Steamboat Springs 13,742*
16,830*
22%
     Yampa 804*
821*
2%


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
* Reported by CCD, or Census County Division, which is a larger geographic area of residents surrounding a town or city's actual limits.

CCD is a subdivision of a county that is a relatively permanent statistical area established cooperatively by the Census Bureau and state and local government authorities. This is used for presenting decennial census statistics in those states that do not have well-defined and stable minor civil divisions that serve as local governments.

Population Density Per Square Mile Routt Colorado U.S.
  10 48.5 87.4

Source: 2010 U.S. Census Bureau

Routt County Components (Causes) of Population Change 2001 to 2014

  Net Natural Net Migration
2001 123 190
2002 153 303
2003 168 68
2004 168 -3
2005 171 -11
2006 158 275
2007 170 359
2008 172 344
2009 172 222
2010 157 -43
2011 140 -363
2012 140 -100
2013 151 105
2014 94 306
Total 2,144 1,652
% of Total 56% 44%


The components of population growth from 2001 to 2014 were 56 % due to net natural and 44 % due to net migration.

Source: Colorado Dept. of Local Affairs and IRS Master File for Routt County

2013 Age Distribution as a Percent of Population

  Routt Colorado U.S.
Under 5 5.0% 6.6% 6.4%
5 to 9 years 5.7% 6.9% 6.6%
10 to 14 years 5.7% 6.6% 6.6%
15 to 17 years 3.8% 3.9% 4.1%
18 and 19 years 2.8% 2.8% 2.9%
20 years 1.0% 1.4% 1.5%
21 years 1.1% 1.4% 1.5%
22 to 24 years 4.0% 4.2% 4.1%
25 to 29 years 7.2% 7.4% 6.8%
30 to 34 years 7.3% 7.2% 6.6%
35 to 39 years 6.7% 6.9% 6.4%
40 to 44 years 7.9% 6.9% 6.7%
45 to 49 years 8.0% 7.0% 7.1%
50 to 54 years 8.7% 7.3% 7.2%
55 to 59 years 8.7% 6.6% 6.5%
60 and 61 years 2.9% 2.4% 2.4%
62 to 64 years 4.2% 3.2% 3.2%
65 and 66 years 1.7% 1.8% 1.9%
67 to 69 years 2.4% 2.1% 2.4%
70 to 74 years 2.4% 2.7% 3.1%
75 to 79 years 1.4% 2.0% 2.4%
80 to 84 years 0.9% 1.5% 1.9%
85 years and older 0.5% 1.4% 1.8%

 

2013 Gender Distribution as a Percent of Population

  Routt Colorado U.S.
Males 52.5% 50.2% 49.2%
Females 47.5% 49.8% 50.8%


Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 2013

Age by Major Demographic Cohorts

  Routt Colorado U.S.
Under age 18 10.2% 11.2% 8.7%
18 to 64 years 21.0% 20.1% 20.4%
Over age 65 1.1% 0.8% 0.9%


Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey

2013 Median Age by Gender

  Routt Colorado U.S.
Males 39.4 35.2 36.00
Females 40.1 37.2 38.60


Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey

2013 Population by Race

  Routt Colorado U.S.
White 95.9% 84.0% 74.0%
Black or African American 0.4% 4.0% 12.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3% 1.0% 0.8%
Asian 1.3% 2.8% 4.9.%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Some Other Race 1.0% 4.7% 4.7%


Source: U.S. Census Bureau

2013 Hispanic or Latino Distribution as % of Population

  Routt Colorado U.S.
Non-Hispanic 93.3% 79.2% 83.4%
Hispanic or Latino 6.7% 20.8% 16.6%


Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey / Table DP05 2013 5 yr Estimate

  Routt Colorado U.S.
Family Composition      
Households
9,705
1,977,737
115,241,776
     Family
67.3%
64.0%
66.2%
     Non-Family
32.7%
36.0%
33.8%
       
Families with Children      
Families
6,117
1,269,436
76,744,358
With children under 18
44.8%
46.4%
44.5%
With under 6 only
8.5%
11.0%
9.9%
With under 6 and 6 to 17
6.2%
9.3%
9.0%
With 6 to 17 only
30.0%
25.9%
25.6%


Source: 2013 U.S. Census Bureau 5-yr estimates (B11003)

Educational Attainment Population 25 Years and Over

  Routt Colorado U.S.
Less than 9th grade
0.4%
4.1%
5.9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2.7%
5.7%
8.0%
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
18.9%
22.1%
28.1%
Some college, no degree
22.4%
22.8%
21.2%
Associate degree
7.6%
8.2%
7.8%
Bachelor's degree
33.4%
23.6%
18.0%
Graduate or professional degree
14.6%
13.4%
10.8%

 

Median Earnings in Past 12 Months (in 2013 Inflation- Adjusted Dollars) Routt Colorado U.S.
Less than high school graduate $28,444 $21,047 $19,652
High school graduate (includes equivalency) $33,796 $29,691 $27,528
Some college or associate degree $32,278 $34,718 $33,702
Bachelor's degree $36,353 $48,120 $50,254
Graduate or professional degree $50,692 $63,105 $66,493

Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey