Parachute demographics profile

StatisticParachuteColoradoNational
Population1,1815,359,295318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7345091
Median age29.636.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1876%45%43%
Speak English79%83%79%
Speak Spanish21%12%13%
Parachute, CO has a population of 1,181 and is the 14,131st largest city in the United States. The population density is 734 per sq mi which is 1375% higher than the Colorado average and 711% higher than the national average. The median age in Parachute is 30 which is approximately 19% lower than the Colorado average of 36. In Parachute, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 79% speak English and 21% speak Spanish. 46% of Parachute residents were born in Colorado, 44% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Parachute is 1375% higher than Colorado.
  • The median age in Parachute is 19% lower than Colorado.
  • In Parachute 91.28% of the population is White.
  • In Parachute 3.05% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Parachute 0.76% of the population is Asian.

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Parachute population breakdown by race

RaceParachuteColoradoNational
White91.28%84.28%73.35%
Black or African American3.05%4.09%12.63%
Asian0.76%2.94%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.94%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.14%0.18%
Mixed race4.49%3.43%3.06%
Other race0.42%4.18%4.75%
In Parachute, 33.5% 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.

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