Gunnison demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,4645091
Median age25.336.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)33%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%45%43%
Speak English87%83%79%
Speak Spanish11%12%13%
Gunnison, CO has a population of 6,086 and is the 5,708th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,464 per sq mi which is 2841% higher than the Colorado average and 1516% higher than the national average. The median age in Gunnison is 25 which is approximately 30% lower than the Colorado average of 36. In Gunnison, 33% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 87% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 54% of Gunnison residents were born in Colorado, 39% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Gunnison is 2841% higher than Colorado.
  • The median age in Gunnison is 30% lower than Colorado.
  • In Gunnison 95.79% of the population is White.
  • In Gunnison 1.45% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Gunnison 0.25% of the population is Asian.

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Gunnison population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.45%4.09%12.63%
American Indian0.58%0.94%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.14%0.18%
Mixed race0.84%3.43%3.06%
Other race1.10%4.18%4.75%
In Gunnison, 18.7% 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 Gunnison, CO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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