Fruita, CO Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Fruita?

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There are 13,462 residents in Fruita, with a median age of 40.4. Of this, 46.85% are males and 53.15% are females. US-born citizens make up 98.8% of the resident pool in Fruita, while non-US-born citizens account for 0.89%. Additionally, 0.3% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 11,366 people in Fruita currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 13,462 1.2%
Male Population 6,307 1.0%
Female Population 7,155 1.5%
Male population 46.85%
Female population 53.15%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40.4 0.0%
Citizen US Born 13,301 1.3%
Citizen not US Born 120 5.3%
Not Citizen 41 -12.8%
Citizen US Born 98.8%
Citizen not US Born 0.89%
Not Citizen 0.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Same County 1,512 22.5%
Moved from Same State 279 22.9%
Moved from Different State 244 43.5%
Same House as Last Year 11,366 -2.1%
Moved from Same County 11.28%
Moved from Same State 2.08%
Moved from Different State 1.82%
Same House as Last Year 84.81%

What are the employment statistics in Fruita?

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White-collar workers make up 74.12% of the working population in Fruita, while blue-collar employees account for 25.88%. There are also 589 entrepreneurs in Fruita (9.32% of the workforce); 4,199 workers employed in private companies (66.43%); and 1,065 people working in governmental institutions (16.85%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 4,685 3.9%
Blue Collar 1,636 8.0%
White Collar 74.12%
Blue Collar 25.88%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 589 -3.0%
Private Companies 4,199 10.7%
Governmental Workers 1,065 -5.4%
Not for Profit Companies 468 -6.4%
Self Employees 9.32%
Private Companies 66.43%
Governmental Workers 16.85%
Not for Profit Companies 7.4%

How many households are there in Fruita?

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There are a total of 5,018 households in Fruita, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 71.64% of these Fruita households, while non-family units account for the remaining 28.36%. Additionally, 39.32% of households have children and 60.68% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 5,018 0.8%
Average People Per Household 3 0.4%
Family Households 3,595 0.1%
Non-family Households 1,423 2.6%
Family Households 71.64%
Non-family Households 28.36%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,973 -1.6%
Households without Children 3,045 2.4%
Households with Children 39.32%
Households without Children 60.68%

What are the median and average incomes in Fruita?

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The average annual household income in Fruita is $87,098, while the median household income sits at $71,550 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $87,098 13.3%
Median Household Income $71,550 11.8%
People below Poverty Level 829 -19.5%
People above Poverty Level 12,479 2.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Fruita?

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There are 5,180 housing units in Fruita, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1997. Of the 5,018 occupied housing units in Fruita, 78.2% are owner-occupied, while 21.8% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 77.47% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $338,500. In general, housing costs reach $1,283 per month in Fruita.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 5,180 0.3%
Median Year Built 1997 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 561 -25.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 39 N/A
Built between 1960 and 1969 70 -44.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 559 46.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 558 -2.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,075 -0.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,737 2.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 521 -7.1%
Built in 2020 or Later 60 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 5,018 0.8%
Owner Occupied 3,924 5.3%
Renter Occupied 1,094 -12.6%
Owner Occupied 78.2%
Renter Occupied 21.8%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 3,040 7.1%
Without Mortgage 884 -0.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $338,500 29.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $305,700 23.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,283 12.1%
With Mortgage 77.47%
Without Mortgage 22.53%

What is the level of education in Fruita?

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Approximately 39.02% of the population in Fruita holds a high school degree (that's 3,783 residents), while 23.66% have attained a college certificate (2,727 locals) and 22.63% have a bachelor's degree (2,194 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 61 -9.0%
Some High School 3,783 11.9%
Some College 2,727 -12.9%
Associate Degree 631 -25.9%
Bachelor's Degree 2,194 21.0%
Graduate Degree 733 -6.3%
No High School 0.63%
Some High School 39.02%
Some College 23.66%
Associate Degree 6.51%
Bachelor's Degree 22.63%
Graduate Degree 7.56%

What is the marital status of Fruita residents?

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A total of 2,594 people in Fruita have never been married (which represents 24.3% of the total population), while 5,869 of them are wedded (54.98%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 47 (0.44%) and 1,460 (13.68%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 2,594 7.2%
Married 5,869 -1.8%
Separated 47 -42.7%
Widowed 752 -1.4%
Divorced 1,460 21.5%
Never Married 24.3%
Married 54.98%
Separated 0.44%
Widowed 7.04%
Divorced 13.68%

What are the most common means of transportation in Fruita?

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The top three means of transportation people in Fruita use to get to work are: car, bicycle and walking. A total of 5,550 residents commute by car, 46 prefer going to work by bicycle and 11 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 5,550 7.0%
Bicycle 46 17.9%
Walk 11 -86.1%

What is the median and average household income in Fruita by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
81521 16,431 6,037 $73,826.00 $100,845.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 81521