Air Force Academy demographics profile

StatisticAir Force AcademyColoradoNational
Population5,9575,359,295318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5965091
Median age20.936.437.7
Male/Female ratio2.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)16%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1878%45%43%
Speak English93%83%79%
Speak Spanish2%12%13%
Air Force Academy, CO has a population of 5,957 and is the 5,780th largest city in the United States. The population density is 596 per sq mi which is 1098% higher than the Colorado average and 558% higher than the national average. The median age in Air Force Academy is 21 which is approximately 43% lower than the Colorado average of 36. In Air Force Academy, 16% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 6% of Air Force Academy residents were born in Colorado, 83% were born out of state, 7% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Air Force Academy is 1098% higher than Colorado.
  • The median age in Air Force Academy is 43% lower than Colorado.
  • In Air Force Academy 78.97% of the population is White.
  • In Air Force Academy 9.99% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Air Force Academy 3.69% of the population is Asian.

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Air Force Academy population breakdown by race

RaceAir Force AcademyColoradoNational
White78.97%84.28%73.35%
Black or African American9.99%4.09%12.63%
Asian3.69%2.94%5.22%
American Indian0.79%0.94%0.82%
Native Hawaiian1.78%0.14%0.18%
Mixed race3.69%3.43%3.06%
Other race1.09%4.18%4.75%
In Air Force Academy, 9.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Air Force Academy, CO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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