Montrose, CO

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
47,759
1.23% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
47.1
1.07% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.9%
0.524% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$65,033
11.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$338,000
20.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Montrose, CO had a population of 47.8k people with a median age of 47.1 and a median household income of $65,033. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Montrose, CO grew from 47,178 to 47,759, a 1.23% increase and its median household income grew from $58,551 to $65,033, a 11.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Montrose, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (8.49%), White (Hispanic) (8.39%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.88%).

None of the households in Montrose, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96% of the residents in Montrose, CO are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Montrose, CO was $338,000, and the homeownership rate was 76.1%.

Most people in Montrose, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Montrose, CO was 2 cars per household.

Montrose, CO borders .

Population & Diversity

Montrose, CO is home to a population of 47.8k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.83% of Montrose, CO residents were born outside of the country (3.26k people).

In 2022, there were 9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.5k people) in Montrose, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.06k Two+ (Hispanic) and 4.01k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96%
2022 Citizenship
96.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96% of Montrose, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Montrose, CO was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Montrose, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    36.5k ± 262
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    4.06k ± 684
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.01k ± 659
19.1%
Hispanic Population
9.14k people

In 2022, there were 9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.5k people) in Montrose, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.06k Two+ (Hispanic) and 4.01k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.1% of the people in Montrose, CO are hispanic (9.14k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Montrose, CO as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.83%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.26k people
7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.3k people

As of 2022, 6.83% of Montrose, CO residents (3.26k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Montrose, CO was 7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,513 ± 232
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    586 ± 204
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    460 ± 144

Montrose, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Montrose, CO employs 20.8k people. The largest industries in Montrose, CO are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,291 people), Retail Trade (2,823 people), and Construction (2,715 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($74,236), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,797), and Utilities ($68,188).

Occupations

20.8k
2022 Value
± 1,098
0.801%
1 Year growth
± 7.38%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Montrose, CO grew at a rate of 0.801%, from 20.6k employees to 20.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montrose, CO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,353 people), Management Occupations (2,303 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,192 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montrose, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

20.8k
2022 Value
± 1,098
0.801%
1 Year growth
± 7.38%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Montrose, CO grew at a rate of 0.801%, from 20.6k employees to 20.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montrose, CO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,291 people), Retail Trade (2,823 people), and Construction (2,715 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montrose, CO, though some of these residents may live in Montrose, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,641
Median earning men ± $4,357
$36,645
Median earning women ± $1,680

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($78,958), Public Administration ($77,617), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,989).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($61,494), Information ($43,676), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($43,500).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 562
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 271
    Manufacturing
  3. 266
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

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The following chart shows elected senators in the United States over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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Educational Attainment

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Montrose, CO was $338,000 in 2022, which is 1.2 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $280,600 to $338,000, a 20.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Montrose, CO is 76.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Montrose, CO have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Montrose, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$338,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,911
$14,825
Median Property Taxes
±$817

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Montrose, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Montrose, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.1%
Homeownership
2022
72%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.1% of the housing units in Montrose, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.3%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the counties in Montrose, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$65,033
Median Household Income
± $3,836
19.5k
Number of Households
± 973

In 2022, the median household income of the 19.5k households in Montrose, CO grew to $65,033 from the previous year's value of $58,551.

The following chart displays the households in Montrose, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montrose, CO is from Montrose, CO.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.5%)
  3. Carpooled (10.4%)

In 2022, 73% of workers in Montrose, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.5%) and those who carpooled to work (10.4%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montrose, CO have a shorter commute time (21.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.62% of the workforce in Montrose, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Montrose, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Montrose, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montrose, CO (5.14k out of 47.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Montrose, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

86.6% of the population of Montrose, CO has health coverage, with 27.4% on employee plans, 21.3% on Medicaid, 20.1% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 2.03% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.1% under 18 years, 15.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.4%
Uninsured
27.4%
Employer Coverage
21.3%
Medicaid
20.1%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
2.03%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montrose, CO grew by 0.323% from 13.4% to 13.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Montrose, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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