Craig, CO

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
13,232
0.0604% 1-year decline
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.1
0.802% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.8%
16.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$63,983
9.22% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$247,500
22.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Craig, CO had a population of 13.2k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $63,983. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Craig, CO declined from 13,240 to 13,232, a −0.0604% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,583 to $63,983, a 9.22% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Craig, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.4%), White (Hispanic) (8.99%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.49%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.11%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.78%).

None of the households in Craig, 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.

96.4% of the residents in Craig, CO are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Craig, CO was $247,500, and the homeownership rate was 66.8%.

Most people in Craig, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Craig, CO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Craig, CO is home to a population of 13.2k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.47% of Craig, CO residents were born outside of the country (724 people).

In 2022, there were 8.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.4k people) in Craig, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.19k White (Hispanic) and 727 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.4%
2022 Citizenship
96.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.4% of Craig, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Craig, 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 Craig, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.4k ± 97
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.19k ± 271
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    727 ± 266
16.5%
Hispanic Population
2.19k people

In 2022, there were 8.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.4k people) in Craig, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.19k White (Hispanic) and 727 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.5% of the people in Craig, CO are hispanic (2.19k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

5.47%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
724 people
5.93%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
785 people

As of 2022, 5.47% of Craig, CO residents (724 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 Craig, CO was 5.93%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    241 ± 91
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    167 ± 112
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    67 ± 57

Craig, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Craig, CO employs 6.11k people. The largest industries in Craig, CO are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,018 people), Construction (687 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (625 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($121,797), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($94,315), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($91,250).

Occupations

6.11k
2022 Value
± 565
0.394%
1 Year growth
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Craig, CO grew at a rate of 0.394%, from 6.09k employees to 6.11k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Craig, CO, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (806 people), Management Occupations (708 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (540 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Craig, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.11k
2022 Value
± 565
0.394%
1 Year growth
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Craig, CO grew at a rate of 0.394%, from 6.09k employees to 6.11k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Craig, CO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,018 people), Construction (687 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (625 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Craig, CO, though some of these residents may live in Craig, 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

$52,700
Median earning men ± $8,445
$37,743
Median earning women ± $5,693

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($127,917), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($89,911), and Wholesale Trade ($84,511).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($98,828), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($82,872), and Public Administration ($54,744).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.73%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.87M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 1.73% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Colorado.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 163
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 83
    Retail Trade
  3. 65
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Colorado went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 55% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.6%).

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 21, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
John Hickenlooper
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Colorado 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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In 2022, 0.886% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.84% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (1.16M), Some college (997k), and High School or Equivalent (997k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Craig, CO was $247,500 in 2022, which is 0.878 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $201,700 to $247,500, a 22.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Craig, CO is 66.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Craig, CO have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Craig, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Craig, CO is $63,983. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Craig, CO was Douglas County, CO with a value of $139,010, followed by Elbert County, CO and Broomfield County, CO, with respective values of $124,360 and $117,541.

Property

$247,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$18,052
$3,467
Median Property Taxes
±$367

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 Craig, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

66.8%
Homeownership
2022
69.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.8% of the housing units in Craig, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Craig, CO was Douglas County, CO with a value of $139,010, followed by Elbert County, CO and Broomfield County, CO, with respective values of $124,360 and $117,541.

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

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Household Income

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$63,983
Median Household Income
± $5,415
5.19k
Number of Households
± 517

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.19k households in Craig, CO grew to $63,983 from the previous year's value of $58,583.

The following chart displays the households in Craig, 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 Craig, CO is from Colorado.
0.464
2022 Wage GINI in Colorado
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Colorado

In 2022, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.265% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.7%)
  2. Carpooled (18.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.27%)

In 2022, 73.7% of workers in Craig, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18.6%) and those who worked at home (4.27%).

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

25.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Craig, CO have a shorter commute time (25.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.79% of the workforce in Craig, 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 Craig, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Craig, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Craig, CO (1.95k out of 13.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Craig, 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

89.9% of the population of Craig, CO has health coverage, with 43.4% on employee plans, 21.8% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 0.658% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Colorado see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.743% decrease from the previous year (1211 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1208 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 250 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Colorado

Primary care physicians in Colorado see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.743% decrease from the previous year (1,211 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Colorado in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.7% under 18 years, 20.6% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.1%
Uninsured
43.4%
Employer Coverage
21.8%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
0.658%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Craig, CO declined by 14.7% from 11.8% to 10.1%.

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

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