Basalt demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,8925091
Median age43.536.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%45%43%
Speak English82%83%79%
Speak Spanish17%12%13%
Basalt, CO has a population of 3,783 and is the 7,702nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,892 per sq mi which is 3701% higher than the Colorado average and 1989% higher than the national average. The median age in Basalt is 44 which is approximately 20% higher than the Colorado average of 36. In Basalt, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 17% speak Spanish. 27% of Basalt residents were born in Colorado, 61% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Basalt is 3701% higher than Colorado.
  • The median age in Basalt is 20% higher than Colorado.
  • In Basalt 95.08% of the population is White.
  • In Basalt 0.77% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Basalt 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Basalt population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.77%4.09%12.63%
American Indian0.42%0.94%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.14%0.18%
Mixed race0.63%3.43%3.06%
Other race3.09%4.18%4.75%
In Basalt, 18.8% 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 Basalt, CO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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