Index: Community Development / Subcategory: Housing / Measure: Household Types & Age of Residents

Household Types & Age of Residents - Charts

What this chart shows: Households with Senior Citizens (65 and older) - United States, Colorado, Larimer County, Cities & Towns, 2010

Data Source: United States Census Bureau (SF1, Table P21)

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What the above data tell us: According to the 2010 Census, Colorado and Larimer County have fewer senior households than in the United States. In Larimer County this was generally true, although community ratios varied widely. Estes Park, for example, is known as a 'resort' community, and had a higher percentage of seniors at 34.2%, compared to the national rate of 24.9% and the county rate of 18.9%. Wellington, on the other hand, had the lowest rate of seniors at 8.6%, most likely due to the influx of growth associated with families.

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What this chart shows: Median Age of Household Residents - United States, Colorado, Larimer County, Cities & Towns, 2010

Data Source: United States Census Bureau (SF1, Table P13)

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What the above data tell us: According to the 2010 Census, the median age in Larimer County (35.5) is lower than the nation's (37.2) and the state's (36.1). Amongst Larimer County's cities and communities, the median age varies from a low of 29.6 in Fort Collins to a high of 60.4 in Red Feather Lakes.

What this chart shows: Household Residents by Age - United States, Colorado & Larimer County, 2010

Data Source: United States Census Bureau (SF1, Table DP-1)

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What the above data tell us: Per the 2010 Census, Larimer County has a lower percentage of children under the age of 14 than either Colorado or the nation. There are a larger percentage of residents between the ages of 15 and 24 living in Larimer County, which is partially due to the presence of Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

Larimer County also has a larger percentage of those between the ages of 55 and 64 than either the nation or Colorado.

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Data Tables:

Households with Senior Citizens (65 years & older) -

United States, Colorado, Larimer County, Cities & Towns, 2010

#

%

United States

29,091,122

24.9%

Colorado

357,072

18.1%

Larimer County

22,763

18.9%

Berthoud

381

19.1%

Estes Park

957

34.2%

Fort Collins

8,351

14.4%

Laporte

193

18.3%

Loveland

6,403

23.6%

Red Feather Lakes

81

45.0%

Timnath

26

12.1%

Wellington

189

8.6%

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Median Household Resident Age -

United States, Colorado, Larimer County, Cities & Towns, 2010

Median Age

United States

37.2

Colorado

36.1

Larimer County

35.5

Berthoud

41.2

Estes Park

51.5

Fort Collins

29.6

Laporte

42.9

Loveland

38.7

Red Feather Lakes

60.4

Timnath

35.4

Wellington

31.0

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Household Residents by Age - United States, Colorado & Larimer County, 2010

Age Group

United States

Colorado

Larimer County

#

%

#

%

#

%

Under 5

20,201,362

6.5%

343,960

6.8%

17,554

5.8%

5 to 9

20,348,657

6.6%

348,603

7.0%

18,018

5.9%

10 to 14

20,677,194

6.7%

332,654

6.5%

17,550

5.7%

15 to 19

22,040,343

7.1%

339,475

6.8%

22,754

7.8%

20 to 24

21,585,999

7.0%

348,615

6.9%

29,975

10.4%

25 to 34

41,063,948

13.2%

726,278

14.4%

42,131

13.6%

35 to 44

41,070,606

13.3%

699,644

13.9%

36,565

12.1%

45 to 54

45,006,716

14.5%

742,698

14.7%

42,567

14.2%

55 to 59

19,664,805

6.4%

328,364

6.6%

20,301

7.0%

60 to 64

16,817,924

5.5%

269,280

5.4%

16,674

5.7%

65 to 74

21,713,429

7.1%

309,960

6.2%

19,814

6.6%

75+

18,554,555

6.0%

239,665

4.7%

15,727

5.2%

Total

308,745,538

99.9%

5,029,196

99.9%

299,630

100.0%

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