Glenwood Springs, CO

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
77,585
0.785% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.9
1.34% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
7.14%
12.6% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$77,448
1.26% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$394,900
2.49% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
43,546
0.0781% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Glenwood Springs, CO had a population of 77.6k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $77,448. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Glenwood Springs, CO grew from 76,981 to 77,585, a 0.785% increase and its median household income grew from $76,482 to $77,448, a 1.26% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Glenwood Springs, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.7%), White (Hispanic) (14.3%), Other (Hispanic) (7.35%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.45%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.9%).

None of the households in Glenwood Springs, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.6% of the residents in Glenwood Springs, CO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Glenwood Springs, CO are Colorado Mountain College (1,301 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Glenwood Springs, CO was $394,900, and the homeownership rate was 67.5%.

Most people in Glenwood Springs, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Glenwood Springs, CO was 2 cars per household.

Glenwood Springs, CO borders Edwards, CO, Grand Junction, CO, Steamboat Springs, CO, and Vernal, UT.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Glenwood Springs, CO is home to a population of 77.6k people, from which 90.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 13.5% of Glenwood Springs, CO residents were born outside of the country (10.4k people).

In 2020, there were 5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.6k people) in Glenwood Springs, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.1k White (Hispanic) and 5.7k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90.6%
2020 Citizenship
89.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 90.6% of Glenwood Springs, CO residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Glenwood Springs, CO was 89.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Glenwood Springs, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    55.6k ± 207
  2. White (Hispanic)
    11.1k ± 1.26k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    5.7k ± 1.11k
24.4%
Hispanic Population
18.9k people

In 2020, there were 5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.6k people) in Glenwood Springs, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.1k White (Hispanic) and 5.7k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

24.4% of the people in Glenwood Springs, CO are hispanic (18.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Glenwood Springs, CO as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    216,688 ± 11,209 people
  2. India
    20,857 ± 3,539 people
  3. China
    19,477 ± 3,421 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Colorado was Mexico, the natal country of 216,688 Colorado residents, followed by India with 20,857 and China with 19,477.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
10.4k people
14.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
11.3k people

As of 2020, 13.5% of Glenwood Springs, CO residents (10.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Glenwood Springs, CO was 14.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,258 ± 220
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    590 ± 260
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    574 ± 202

Glenwood Springs, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Glenwood Springs, CO employs 43.5k people. The largest industries in Glenwood Springs, CO are Construction (5,527 people), Retail Trade (4,697 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,432 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,111), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($75,798), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($63,503).

Males in Colorado have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,644. The income inequality in Colorado (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

43.5k
2020 Value
± 1,789
0.0781%
1 Year growth
± 5.65%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Glenwood Springs, CO grew at a rate of 0.0781%, from 43.5k employees to 43.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Glenwood Springs, CO, are Management Occupations (5,933 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,008 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,330 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Glenwood Springs, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Colorado (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industries

43.5k
2020 Value
± 1,789
0.0781%
1 Year growth
± 5.65%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Glenwood Springs, CO grew at a rate of 0.0781%, from 43.5k employees to 43.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Glenwood Springs, CO, are Construction (5,527 people), Retail Trade (4,697 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,432 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Glenwood Springs, CO, though some of these residents may live in Glenwood Springs, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,853
Median earning men ± $3,148
$34,973
Median earning women ± $1,793

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,682), Public Administration ($60,109), and Manufacturing ($58,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($53,833), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,817), and Construction ($46,667).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Colorado.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,121
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 1,017
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 890
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $614k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $422k
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. $331k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $23.8B
  2. $20.7B
  3. $16.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($20.7B) and Machinery ($16.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$221B
2020 Value in Colorado
$434B
Projected 2050 Value in Colorado
96.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Colorado trade was $221B. This is expected to increase 96.6% to $434B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $10.3B
  2. $10.2B
  3. $9.13B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $10.3B, followed by Texas with $10.2B and Wyoming and $9.13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Colorado is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 21, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
John Hickenlooper
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Colorado over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Colorado have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Glenwood Springs, CO awarded 1,301 degrees. The student population of Glenwood Springs, CO in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,209 male students and 3,106 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Glenwood Springs, CO are White (857 and 65.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (317 and 24.4%), Unknown (72 and 5.54%), and Two or More Races (29 and 2.23%).

The largest universities in Glenwood Springs, CO by number of degrees awarded are Colorado Mountain College (1,301 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Glenwood Springs, CO are Liberal Arts & Sciences (277 and 21.3%), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (144 and 11.1%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (82 and 6.3%).

The median tuition cost in Glenwood Springs, CO for a public four year colleges is $4,440 for in-state students and $11,184 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 5,315 students enrolled in Glenwood Springs, CO, 41.6% men and 58.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,407 records, of which 56% were women and 44% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 277 degree-majors awarded
  2. 66 degree-majors awarded
  3. 64 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Glenwood Springs, CO was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 277 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Glenwood Springs, CO according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,301 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Colorado Mountain College with 1,301 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 620 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Glenwood Springs, CO, which is 0.91 times less than the 681 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 857 degrees mean that there were 2.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 317 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($4,440) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($300) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($840) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.768% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.751% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Bachelors Degree (1.08M), Some college (1.01M), and High School or Equivalent (1M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Glenwood Springs, CO was $394,900 in 2020, which is 1.72 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $385,300 to $394,900, a 2.49% increase. The homeownership rate in Glenwood Springs, CO is 67.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Glenwood Springs, CO have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Glenwood Springs, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Glenwood Springs, CO is $77,448. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Glenwood Springs, CO was Douglas County, CO with a value of $121,393, followed by Elbert County, CO and Broomfield County, CO, with respective values of $104,231 and $101,206.

Property

$394,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$18,893
$19,578
Median Property Taxes
±$1,113

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Glenwood Springs, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Glenwood Springs, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

67.5%
Homeownership
2020
70%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 67.5% of the housing units in Glenwood Springs, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.4%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Glenwood Springs, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Glenwood Springs, CO was Douglas County, CO with a value of $121,393, followed by Elbert County, CO and Broomfield County, CO, with respective values of $104,231 and $101,206.

The following map shows all of the counties in Glenwood Springs, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$77,448
Median Household Income
± $4,057
29k
Number of Households
± 1,368

In 2020, the median household income of the 29k households in Glenwood Springs, CO grew to $77,448 from the previous year's value of $76,482.

The following chart displays the households in Glenwood Springs, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Glenwood Springs, CO is from Colorado.
0.467
2020 Wage GINI in Colorado
0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Colorado

In 2020, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.264% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (63.6%)
  2. Carpooled (11.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.56%)

In 2020, 63.6% of workers in Glenwood Springs, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.4%) and those who worked at home (9.56%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Glenwood Springs, CO have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.23% of the workforce in Glenwood Springs, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Glenwood Springs, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Glenwood Springs, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Glenwood Springs, CO (5.47k out of 76.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Glenwood Springs, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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84.4% of the population of Glenwood Springs, CO has health coverage, with 41.7% on employee plans, 16.1% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 1.29% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Colorado was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Colorado see 1211 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.656% decrease from the previous year (1219 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1220 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 269 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Colorado, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,211 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Colorado

Primary care physicians in Colorado see an average of 1,211 patients per year. This represents a 0.656% decrease from the previous year (1,219 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Colorado in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Colorado across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.9% under 18 years, 20.2% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

15.6%
Uninsured
41.7%
Employer Coverage
16.1%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
1.29%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Glenwood Springs, CO grew by 6.99% from 14.6% to 15.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Glenwood Springs, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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