Colorado population by gender
The table below shows Colorado's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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Colorado population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 49.40% females and 50.60% males in Colorado.
The above comparison shows there are less females than males in the Colorado state as compared to the nation.
Colorado gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In Colorado, there are more men than women. The Colorado gender ratio is 102.4:100 i.e. 102.4 men to 100 women (1.024).
This ratio is higher than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
Colorado gender ratio by age
In Colorado, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 105.2 boys per 100 girls (105.2:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 68.4 males per 100 females (68.4:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Colorado.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||165,967||158,279||1.05|
|5 to 9 years||176,827||170,826||1.04|
|10 to 14 years||191,554||178,712||1.07|
|15 to 19 years||191,421||178,563||1.07|
|20 to 24 years||194,651||179,336||1.09|
|25 to 29 years||229,868||212,576||1.08|
|30 to 34 years||234,150||213,339||1.10|
|35 to 39 years||217,343||203,893||1.07|
|40 to 44 years||199,930||184,083||1.09|
|45 to 49 years||187,740||176,361||1.06|
|50 to 54 years||176,751||171,344||1.03|
|55 to 59 years||181,659||183,947||0.99|
|60 to 64 years||168,811||175,991||0.96|
|65 to 69 years||141,713||151,974||0.93|
|70 to 74 years||107,867||116,814||0.92|
|75 to 79 years||60,174||69,636||0.86|
|80 to 84 years||35,468||47,344||0.75|
|85 years and over||34,042||54,222||0.63|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.049 i.e. 104.9 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.959 i.e. 4.1 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.628 i.e. 62.8 senior men per 100 senior women.
Colorado population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 30-34 years with a population of 234,150. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 30-34 years with a population of 213,339.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are same. The above comparison also shows that there are 20,811 less females than males, in the age group 30-34 years (The largest age group for both of the genders).
Under the age of 5, there are 165,967 boys and 158,279 girls in Colorado. Thus there are 7,688 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 168,811 males and 175,991 females in Colorado. Thus there are 7,180 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 34,042 males and 54,222 females.
Things to know
What percent of Colorado is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Colorado population of 5.72 million, 49.40% percent are females.
What percentage of Colorado is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Colorado population of 5.72 million, 50.60% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in Colorado?
In Colorado, the male to female ratio is 102.4:100 i.e. 102.4 men to 100 women (1.024).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates