Index: Demographics / Subcategory: Demographics

Population by Age

Date updated: 11/18/2011

What this chart shows: Population by Age Groups in the United States, Colorado & Larimer County, 2010


Population by Age Groups in the United States, Colorado & Larimer County, 2010

Data Sources: United States Census Bureau (Table QT-P1)

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What the above data tell us:

In comparing Larimer County with the United States and Colorado in 2010, a smaller percentage of the population in the County is made up of children under the age of 18 (21.4%) than either the U.S. (24.0%) or Colorado (24.4%), but had a higher percentage (66.8%) of adults between the ages of 18 and 64 than the U.S. (62.9%) or Colorado (64.7%). Although Loveland and Fort Collins are often ranked highly in best places to retire, the percentage of residents over the age of 65 (11.9%) falls between the U.S. (13.0%) and Colorado (10.9%).

What this chart shows: Population by Age Groups in Larimer County Cities and Towns - 2010

Population by Age Groups in Larimer County Cities and Towns - 2010

Data Source: United States Census Bureau (Table QT-P1)

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What the above data tell us:

In 2010, Timnath had the largest percentage of children under 18 (32.3%) when compared to other Larimer County communities. Fort Collins had the largest percentage (71.3%) of adults ages 18-64, and Estes Park had the largest percentage (25.2%) of adults over the age of 65.

What this chart shows: Population by Race/Ethnicity and Age Groups in Larimer County, 2010

Population by Race/Ethnicity and Age Groups in Larimer County, 2010

Data Source: United States Census Bureau (Table P12 A through H)

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What the above data tell us:

When looking at age groups categorized by race and ethnicity from the United States Census, Hispanics and those identifying themselves as some other race have proportionately higher numbers of children, whereas Whites (non-Hispanics) and Asians have a slightly higher proportion of adults. Caution must be used when interpreting these data because the numbers of citizens in some Larimer County communities/ethnic groups are very small. Please refer to the tables below for those numbers.

What this chart shows: Median Age in the United States, Colorado and Larimer County, 2010

Median Age in the United States, Colorado and Larimer County, 2010

Data Source: United States Census Bureau (Table P13)

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What the above data tell us:

In 2010, the median age in Larimer County was 1 year, 7 months lower than the median age in the United States. However, when comparing the median age in 2010 to the median age in 2000, the nation (35.3), state (34.3), and county (33.2) are all getting older.

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Data Tables:

Population by Age Group, 2010

United States

Colorado

Larimer County

Number

%

Number

%

Number

%

<18 years

74,181,467 24.0% 1,225,609 24.4% 64,057 21.4%

18-64 years

194,296,087 62.9% 3,253,962 64.7% 200,032 66.8%

65+ years

40,267,984 13.0% 549,625 10.9% 35,541 11.9%

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Larimer County Community Population by Age Group, 2010

Under 18

18 - 64 years

65+ years

#

%

#

%

#

%

Berthoud

1,298 25.4% 3,176 62.2% 631 12.4%

Estes

989 16.9% 3,391 57.9% 1,478 25.2%

Fort Collins

28,630

19.9% 102,716 71.3% 12,640 8.8%

Laporte

476 19.4% 1,680 68.6% 294 12.0%

Loveland

15,988 23.9% 40,917 61.2% 9,954 14.9%

Timnath

202 32.3% 377 60.3% 46 7.4%

Wellington

2,007 31.9% 3,978 63.3% 304 4.8%

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Number and Percentage of Ethnicity by Age in Larimer County, 2010

Number

Under 5

School Age (5-17)

Young Adult (18-29)

Adult (30-64)

65 and over

American Indian

149 470 491 970 129

Asian

354 1,028 1,320 2,752 346

Black

158 478 811 977 76

Hispanic

3,505 7,835 7,554 11,345 1,386

White

14,749 39,874 57,023 125,191 34,430

Some other race

966 2,223 2,403 3,806 330

Percentage

Under 5

School Age (5-17)

Young Adult (18-29)

Adult (30-64)

65 and over

American Indian

6.8% 21.3% 22.3% 44.0% 5.8%

Asian

6.1% 17.7% 22.8% 47.4% 6.0%

Black

6.3% 19.1% 32.4% 39.1% 3.0%

Hispanic

11.1% 24.8% 23.9% 35.9% 4.4%

White

5.4% 14.7% 21.0% 46.2% 12.7%

Some other race

9.9% 22.9% 24.7% 39.1% 3.4%

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Median Age, 2010

United States

37.2

Colorado

36.1

Larimer County

35.5

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