StatisticCortezColoradoNational
Population8,6835,758,736328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,3715691
Median age36.636.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%45%43%
Speak English84%83%79%
Speak Spanish6%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Cortez is 2348% higher than Colorado
  • The median age in Cortez is 1% higher than Colorado
  • In Cortez 77.10% of the population is White
  • In Cortez 0.13% of the population is Black
  • In Cortez 0.08% of the population is Asian

Compare Cortez, CO Demographics

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      Cortez population breakdown by race

      RaceCortezColoradoNational
      White77.10%84.28%73.35%
      Black0.13%4.09%12.63%
      Asian0.08%2.94%5.22%
      American Indian15.49%0.94%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.14%0.18%
      Mixed race4.16%3.43%3.06%
      Other race3.04%4.18%4.75%
      In Cortez, 13.5% 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.

      Household income distribution

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      Cortez age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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