Fort Carson demographics profile

StatisticFort CarsonColoradoNational
Population density (sq mi)1,7325091
Median age22.236.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Speak English89%83%79%
Speak Spanish8%12%13%
Fort Carson, CO has a population of 14,873 and is the 2,854th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,732 per sq mi which is 3378% higher than the Colorado average and 1811% higher than the national average. The median age in Fort Carson is 22 which is approximately 39% lower than the Colorado average of 36. In Fort Carson, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 9% of Fort Carson residents were born in Colorado, 82% were born out of state, 5% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Fort Carson is 3378% higher than Colorado.
  • The median age in Fort Carson is 39% lower than Colorado.
  • In Fort Carson 77.50% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Fort Carson 9.44% of the population is African American.
  • In Fort Carson 1.35% of the population is Asian.

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Fort Carson population breakdown by race

RaceFort CarsonColoradoNational
African American9.44%4.09%12.63%
American Indian2.31%0.94%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.16%0.14%0.18%
Mixed race6.05%3.43%3.06%
Other race3.19%4.18%4.75%
In Fort Carson, 17.2% 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 Fort Carson, CO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).