Poverty in Orchard Mesa, Colorado

What is the poverty rate in Orchard Mesa, Colorado?
The poverty rate in Orchard Mesa is 13.3%. One out of every 7.5 residents of Orchard Mesa lives in poverty.

How many people in Orchard Mesa, Colorado live in poverty?
846 of 6,340 Orchard Mesa residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Orchard Mesa compare to the rest of Colorado?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Colorado is 11.5%, meaning Orchard Mesa has a moderately higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Colorado.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Orchard Mesa, Colorado Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

5,134

9.3% 10.3% 80.5%

Hispanic

1,017

34.0% 22.2% 15.9%

What's the Poverty Rate in Orchard Mesa, Colorado By Race?

9.3% of White residents of Orchard Mesa, Colorado live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Orchard Mesa, Colorado is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 477 of 5,134 white Coloradans live below the poverty line. Approximately 80.5% of the total population of Orchard Mesa, Colorado are white.

34.0% of Hispanic residents of Orchard Mesa, Colorado live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Orchard Mesa, Colorado is dramatically higher than the national average of 22.2%. 346 of 1,017 hispanic Coloradans live below the poverty line. Approximately 15.9% of the total population of Orchard Mesa, Colorado are hispanic.

Orchard Mesa, Colorado Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Orchard Mesa, Colorado?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Orchard Mesa, Colorado is 11.0%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Orchard Mesa, Colorado is 15.5%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Orchard Mesa, Colorado

Female residents of Orchard Mesa, Colorado are dramatically(40%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

335 of 3,043 males in Orchard Mesa live below the poverty line.

511 of 3,297 females in Orchard Mesa live below the poverty line.

Orchard Mesa, Colorado Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Orchard Mesa, Colorado?

Orchard Mesa, Colorado Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Orchard Mesa, Colorado Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

19.6%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

13.1%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

10.5%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

13.4%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

10.6%

75 to 84 Years Old

21.1%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Orchard Mesa, Colorado Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Orchard Mesa, Colorado born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Orchard Mesa, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States is 12.2%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Orchard Mesa, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 41.9%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Orchard Mesa, Colorado born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Orchard Mesa, Colorado have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 6,092 residents of Orchard Mesa, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States, 742 (12.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 104 (41.9%) of 248 residents of Orchard Mesa, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Orchard Mesa, Colorado

The poverty rate in Orchard Mesa is 13.3%.
Orchard Mesa is in Mesa County.
Colorado Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Mesa County.
City Poverty Rate
Clifton 26.2%
Fruita 15.8%
Fruitvale 9.4%
Grand Junction 18.3%
Loma 6.3%
Orchard Mesa 13.3%
Palisade 20.7%
Redlands 3.3%

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