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Colorado Springs: Population Profile


Metropolitan Area Residents

1980: 309,000

1990: 397,014

2000: 516,929

Percent change, 1990–2000: 31.3%

U.S. rank in 1980: 105th

U.S. rank in 1990: 90th

U.S. rank in 2000: 80th

City Residents

1980: 215,150

1990: 283,112

2000: 360,890

2003 estimate: 370,448

Percent change, 1990–2000: 27.5%

U.S. rank in 1980: 66th

U.S. rank in 1990: 54th

U.S. rank in 2000: 48th (State rank: 2nd)

Density: 1,942.9 people per square mile (2000)

Racial and ethnic characteristics (2000)

White: 291,095

Black or African American: 23,677

American Indian and Alaska Native: 3,175

Asian: 10,179

Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander: 764

Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 43,330

Other: 18,091

Percent of residents born in state: 29.6% (2000)

Age characteristics (2000)

Population under 5 years old: 26,920

Population 5 to 9 years old: 26,695

Population 10 to 14 years old: 26,489

Population 15 to 19 years old: 25,828

Population 20 to 24 years old: 26,686

Population 25 to 34 years old: 55,543

Population 35 to 44 years old: 62,744

Population 45 to 54 years old: 48,562

Population 55 to 59 years old: 15,310

Population 60 to 64 years old: 11,334

Population 65 to 74 years old: 18,505

Population 75 to 84 years old: 12,297

Population 85 years and over: 3,977

Median age: 33.6 years

Births (2002, El Paso County)

Total number: 8,530

Deaths (2002, El Paso County)

Total number: 3,408 (of which, 59 were infants under the age of 1 year)

Money income (1999)

Per capita income: $22,496

Median household income: $45,081

Total households: 141,757

Number of households with income of . . .

less than $10,000: 9,379

$10,000 to $14,999: 6,966

$15,000 to $24,999: 17,815

$25,000 to $34,999: 18,686

$35,000 to $49,999: 25,750

$50,000 to $74,999: 30,608

$75,000 to $99,999: 16,171

$100,000 to $149,999: 10,893

$150,000 to $199,999: 2,854

$200,000 or more: 2,635

Percent of families below poverty level: 6.1% (41.7% of which were female householder families with related children under 5 years)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 20,247


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