Aspen demographics profile

StatisticAspenColoradoNational
Population6,7885,359,295318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,7505091
Median age42.836.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%45%43%
Speak English82%83%79%
Speak Spanish7%12%13%
Aspen, CO has a population of 6,788 and is the 5,283rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,750 per sq mi which is 3414% higher than the Colorado average and 1831% higher than the national average. The median age in Aspen is 43 which is approximately 18% higher than the Colorado average of 36. In Aspen, 37% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 7% speak Spanish. 22% of Aspen residents were born in Colorado, 62% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 15% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Aspen is 3414% higher than Colorado.
  • The median age in Aspen is 18% higher than Colorado.
  • In Aspen 90.31% of the population is White.
  • In Aspen 2.89% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Aspen 2.95% of the population is Asian.

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Aspen population breakdown by race

RaceAspenColoradoNational
White90.31%84.28%73.35%
Black or African American2.89%4.09%12.63%
Asian2.95%2.94%5.22%
American Indian0.47%0.94%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.14%0.18%
Mixed race1.00%3.43%3.06%
Other race2.39%4.18%4.75%
In Aspen, 8.2% 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 Aspen, CO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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