Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
98,521
0.341% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
40.4
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
18.7%
7.21% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$41,880
6.08% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$136,100
4.61% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
37,425
2.07% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO had a population of 98.5k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $41,880. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO grew from 98,186 to 98,521, a 0.341% increase and its median household income grew from $39,481 to $41,880, a 6.08% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.5%), White (Hispanic) (31.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.22%), Other (Hispanic) (3.98%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.99%).

20.8% of the households in Southeast Colorado PUMA, 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.

96.3% of the residents in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO are Adams State University (988 degrees awarded in 2020), Trinidad State Junior College (782 degrees), and Otero Junior College (380 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO was $136,100, and the homeownership rate was 67.4%.

Most people in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO is home to a population of 98.5k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.68% of Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO residents were born outside of the country (5.6k people).

In 2020, there were 1.68 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (52.7k people) in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.4k White (Hispanic) and 4.16k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO are Spanish (17,354 households), Other & Unspecified Languages (440 households), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (306 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
49,101
Women
49.9%
49,377
Men
50.1%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 98,478 inhabitants, with 50.1% men, and 49.9% women.

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Citizenship

96.3%
2020 Citizenship
95.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.3% of Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    52.7k ± 608
  2. White (Hispanic)
    31.4k ± 772
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    4.16k ± 583
41.7%
Hispanic Population
41.1k people

In 2020, there were 1.68 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (52.7k people) in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.4k White (Hispanic) and 4.16k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

41.7% of the people in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO are hispanic (41.1k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,802 ± 1,484 people
  2. China
    139 ± 289 people
  3. Philippines
    130 ± 280 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO was Mexico, the natal country of 3,802 Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO residents, followed by China with 139 and Philippines with 130.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.68%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
5.6k people
6.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.18k people

As of 2020, 5.68% of Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO residents (5.6k 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 Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO was 6.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    17,354 households (18.7%)
  2. Other & Unspecified Languages
    440 households (0.474%)
  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    306 households (0.33%)

20.8% of the households in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO was Spanish. 18.7% of the households in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,555 ± 211
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,165 ± 294
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    840 ± 180

Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO employs 37.4k people. The largest industries in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO are Elementary & secondary schools (3,162 people), Construction (2,965 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,445 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($90,168), Not specified retail trade ($85,460), and National security & international affairs ($84,096).

Males in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO have an average income that is 1.08 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,923. The income inequality in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.409, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
17,122
Women
45.8%
20,303
Men
54.2%

The workforce of Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO in 2020 was 37,425 people, with 45.8% woman, and 54.2% men.

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Occupations

37.4k
2020 Value
2.07%
1 Year growth
± 2.07%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 36.7k employees to 37.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,924 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,165 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,033 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

37.4k
2020 Value
2.07%
1 Year growth
± 2.07%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 36.7k employees to 37.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,162 people), Construction (2,965 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,445 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO, though some of these residents may live in Southeast Colorado PUMA, 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

$33,256
Median earning men ± $1,174
$26,805
Median earning women ± $1,050

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($50,806), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,231), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,417).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($44,904), Public Administration ($40,365), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,302).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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.

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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.

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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.

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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 Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO awarded 2,420 degrees. The student population of Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,698 male students and 3,809 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO are White (1,228 and 51.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (804 and 33.9%), Black or African American (122 and 5.14%), and Unknown (96 and 4.05%).

The largest universities in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO by number of degrees awarded are Adams State University (988 and 40.8%), Trinidad State Junior College (782 and 32.3%), and Otero Junior College (380 and 15.7%).

The most popular majors in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO are Liberal Arts & Sciences (378 and 15.6%), Counseling Psychology (218 and 9.01%), and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (189 and 7.81%).

The median tuition cost in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO for a public four year colleges is $5,856 for in-state students and $17,592 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 99.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 6,507 (41.5% men and 58.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 6,507 students enrolled in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO, 41.5% men and 58.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,165 records, of which 59.6% were women and 40.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 118 degree-majors awarded
  2. 323 degree-majors awarded
  3. 189 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO was Registered Nursing with 118 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 988 degrees awarded
  2. 782 degrees awarded
  3. 380 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Adams State University with 988 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 1,057 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO, which is 0.775 times less than the 1,363 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 1,228 degrees mean that there were 1.53 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 804 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($5,856) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,704) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.796% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.33% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (22.4k), Some college (20.9k), and Secondary Education (11.9k).

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The median property value in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO was $136,100 in 2020, which is 0.592 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $130,100 to $136,100, a 4.61% increase. The homeownership rate in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO is 67.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO have an average commute time of 19.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO is $41,880. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO was Castle Rock Town PUMA, CO with a value of $128,989, followed by Parker Town & The Pinery PUMA, CO and Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO, with respective values of $116,680 and $113,596.

Property

$136,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,416
$27,881
Median Property Taxes
±$961

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 Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

67.4%
Homeownership
2020
66.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 67.4% of the housing units in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO was Castle Rock Town PUMA, CO with a value of $128,989, followed by Parker Town & The Pinery PUMA, CO and Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO, with respective values of $116,680 and $113,596.

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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.
$41,880
Median Household Income
± $1,406
40.5k
Number of Households
± 1,164

In 2020, the median household income of the 40.5k households in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO grew to $41,880 from the previous year's value of $39,481.

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Wage Distribution

0.409
2020 Wage GINI in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO
0.412
2019 Wage GINI in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO

In 2020, the income inequality in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO was 0.409 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.947% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.6%)
  2. Carpooled (11.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.13%)

In 2020, 76.6% of workers in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.8%) and those who worked at home (6.13%).

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Commute Time

19.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO have a shorter commute time (19.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.35% of the workforce in Southeast Colorado PUMA, 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 Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO (17.9k out of 95.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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90.1% of the population of Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO has health coverage, with 30.5% on employee plans, 31.3% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 2.46% 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).

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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 24.7% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 20% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.94%
Uninsured
30.5%
Employer Coverage
31.3%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
2.46%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southeast Colorado PUMA, CO declined by 2.9% from 10.2% to 9.94%.

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