Cortez, CO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Cortez, Colorado Info Snack

Population
8,729
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
16.6%
Median Home
$166,800
Median Income
$42,245
Median Rent
$839

Cortez SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
9.5

Cortez, CO Crime Report

365
Total Crimes
4,164.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
77.53%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Cortez
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 365 4,164.8 3,256.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 49 559.1 423.1 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.1 6.5
Robbery 7 79.9 68.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 29 330.9 286.9 279.7
Property Crime 316 3,605.7 2,833.8 1,958.2
Burglary 43 490.6 400.3 314.2
Larceny 242 2,761.3 1,909.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 31 353.7 524.3 246.0

Cortez, CO Cost Of Living

93
Cortez's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Cortez Colorado National Average
Overall 93 112 100
Services 98 104 100
Groceries 117 103 100
Health 102 103 100
Housing 78 133 100
Transportation 109 108 100
Utilities 83 87 100

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Rankings for Cortez in Colorado

Map Of Cortez, CO

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Population over time in Cortez

Year Population % Change
2020 8,729 1.1%
2019 8,637 0.7%
2018 8,579 -1.2%
2017 8,683 1.3%
2016 8,571 0.7%
2015 8,515 0.2%
2014 8,496 0.5%
2013 8,453 0.2%
2012 8,438 0.3%
2011 8,412 -

Race / Ethnicity in Cortez

White
64.5% (5,626)
African American
1.2% (102)
American Indian
6.1% (535)
Asian
2.2% (190)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.8% (66)
Two Or More
3.3% (290)
Hispanic
22.0% (1,920)
Race Cortez CO USA
White 64.5% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 1.2% 3.9% 12.2%
American Indian 6.1% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 2.2% 3.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 22.0% 21.7% 18.2%

Gender in Cortez

Female
54.4% (4,751)
Male
45.6% (3,978)
Gender Cortez CO USA
Female 54.4% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 45.6% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Cortez for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (174)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (349)
High School / GED
30.0% (2,618)
Some College
24.0% (2,094)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (785)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (1,745)
Master's Degree
9.0% (785)
Professional Degree
1.0% (87)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (87)
Education Cortez CO USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Cortez, Colorado

Less than $10,000
5.1% (44,906)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (62,818)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.0% (104,697)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.8% (76,946)
$35,000 to $49,999
23.7% (206,872)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (167,768)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.8% (103,436)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.3% (81,487)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (15,136)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (8,829)
Income Cortez CO USA
Less than $10,000 5.1% 4.5% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.0% 6.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.8% 7.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 23.7% 11.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.8% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.3% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 8.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 9.6% 8.3%

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