Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Cortez is 8,855. Cortez, Colorado is the 3,396th largest city in the US.
Cortez is located entirely in Montezuma County.
The current population of Cortez (8,855) is it's peak population.
Cortez has grown 10.6% since the 2000. Cortez, Colorado is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
The total voting age population of Cortez, Colorado, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,376. The voting age population is 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.5% of the residents of Cortez are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Cortez are 78.8% White, 7.9% Other, 7.7% American Indian, 3.5% Two or more races, 1.7% Asian and 0.5% Black. Additionally, 19.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Cortez, 20.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.3%. On a per-household basis, 16.0% of families are below the poverty line in Cortez.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.0% of Cortez residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.7% of Cortez residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 30.4% have a bachelor's degree and 12.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Cortez residents aged 5 and older, 15.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Cortez is 6.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Cortez, 19.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Cortez is $42,271.
In Cortez, 58.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.5% of housing units in Cortez.
Of all the housing units in Cortez, 6.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Cortez, 9.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Cortez is $812.
In Cortez, 71.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
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|3393||North Haledon, New Jersey||8,866||11.8%|
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