Fruita demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,6785091
Median age36.436.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%45%43%
Speak English91%83%79%
Speak Spanish8%12%13%
Fruita, CO has a population of 12,790 and is the 3,249th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,678 per sq mi which is 3270% higher than the Colorado average and 1752% higher than the national average. The median age in Fruita is 36 which is approximately equal to the Colorado average of 36. In Fruita, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 48% of Fruita residents were born in Colorado, 48% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Fruita is 3270% higher than Colorado.
  • The median age in Fruita is equal to Colorado.
  • In Fruita 94.46% of the population is White.
  • In Fruita 0.14% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Fruita 0.13% of the population is Asian.

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Fruita population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.14%4.09%12.63%
American Indian1.88%0.94%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.14%0.18%
Mixed race2.68%3.43%3.06%
Other race0.66%4.18%4.75%
In Fruita, 15.3% 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 Fruita, CO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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