Chaffee County, CO has a population of 18,507 people with a median age of 49.1 and a median household income of $50,993. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Chaffee County, CO grew from 18,309 to 18,507, a 1.08% increase and its median household income declined from $51,092 to $50,993, a 0.19% decrease.
The population of Chaffee County, CO is 87.3% White, 10.1% Hispanic, and 1.28% Black. 6.86% of the people in Chaffee County, CO speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Chaffee County, CO are University of Colorado Boulder, with 7,682 graduates, Colorado State University-Fort Collins, with 7,361 graduates, and Colorado Technical University-Online, with 5,016 graduates.
The median property value in Chaffee County, CO is $289,900, and the homeownership rate is 75.9%. Most people in Chaffee County, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Chaffee County, CO is 2 cars per household.
Chaffee County, CO is the 27th most populated county in Colorado and borders Fremont County, CO; Gunnison County, CO; Lake County, CO; Park County, CO; Pitkin County, CO; and Saguache County, CO& 1 more.