Pueblo County

Pueblo County, Colorado

215 W 10th St
Pueblo, CO 81003
Phone: (719) 583-6000
Fax: (719) 583-4894

In south-central CO; original county, organized Nov 1, 1861, (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the city, from Spanish 'town'

Area (sq mi):: 2397.73 (land 2388.69; water 9.04) Population per square mile: 63.30
Population 2005: 151,322 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 7.00%; 1990-2000 15.00% Population 2000: 141,472 (White 57.70%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 38.00%; Asian 0.70%; Other 18.00%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $17,163; median household $32,775; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,992-$24,830
Unemployment (2004): 7.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Pueblo County seat (103,621)

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