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Denver, CO Demographic Data

Denver, CO Summary

Denver is located in Denver County in Colorado
  • Population: 634,265
  • Area: 154.63 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 153.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 1.63 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 4,101.79 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 5,288.71 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Denver, CO Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
331,680
50%
50.8
Male
332,182
50%
49.2
Total Population
663,862
 
318,857,056

Denver, CO Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
45,041
6.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
40,002
6.0% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
36,133
5.4% 
6.5
15 to 19 Years
30,406
4.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
44,479
6.7% 
7.1
25 to 34 Years
146,145
22.0% 
13.6
35 to 44 Years
102,611
15.5% 
12.8
45 to 54 Years
77,264
11.6% 
13.6
55 to 59 Years
37,021
5.6% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
32,494
4.9% 
5.9
65 to 74 Years
42,214
6.4% 
8.3
75 to 84 Years
19,503
2.9% 
4.3
85 Years and Over
10,549
1.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
525,415
79.1%
76.9
Male
261,902
49.8%
48.6
Female
263,513
50.2%
51.4
21 Years and over
504,645
76.0%
72.7
62 Years and over
91,688
13.8%
17.9
65 Years and over
72,266
10.9%
14.5
Male
31,259
43.3%
44.0
Female
41,007
56.7%
56.0
Median Age (years)
34
NR
NR

Denver, CO Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
641,161
96.6% 
97.0
White
520,398
78.4% 
73.4
Black or African American
62,757
9.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
7,326
1.1% 
0.8
Asian
24,784
3.7% 
5.2
Asian Indian
3,537
0.5% 
1.1
Chinese
6,957
1.0% 
1.2
Filipino
1,562
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
920
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
1,748
0.3% 
0.5
Vietnamese
4,798
0.7% 
0.5
Other Asian
5,262
0.8% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
174
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
25,722
3.9% 
4.7
Two or More Races
22,701
3.4% 
3.0
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
204,375
30.8% 
17.3
Mexican
161,857
24.4% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
4,071
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
1,199
0.2% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
37,248
5.6% 
4.0
Not Hispanic or Latino
459,487
69.2% 
82.7

Denver, CO Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
34,685
7.4% 
5.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
33,006
7.1% 
7.5
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
82,275
17.6% 
27.7
Some college, no degree
85,295
18.2% 
21.0
Associate's Degree
25,510
5.5% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
125,408
26.8% 
18.7
Graduate or professional degree
81,622
17.4% 
11.4
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
67,691
14.5%
13.1
High School Graduate or Higher
400,110
85.5%
87.0
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
207,030
44.2%
30.1

Denver, CO Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
225,408
41.5%
33.3%
Now Married
214,729
39.6%
47.7
Divorced
69,253
12.8%
11.0%
Separated
12,028
2.2%
2.1
Widowed
21,268
3.9
5.9%

Denver, CO Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
441,212
71.3%
78.9%
Languages other than english
177,609
28.7%
21.1%
Spanish
129,204
20.9%
13.1%
Other indo-european languages
18,113
2.9%
3.6%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
16,620
2.7%
3.4%
Other Languages
13,672
2.2%
1.0%

Denver, CO Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
25,366
9.0%
7.3
$10,000 to $14,999
12,361
4.4%
5.3
$15,000 to $24,999
25,440
9.0%
10.5
$25,000 to $34,999
27,015
9.6%
10.0
$35,000 to $49,999
38,288
13.6%
13.5
$50,000 to $74,999
46,151
16.4%
17.8
$75,000 to $99,999
35,536
12.6%
12.0
$100,000 to $149,000
37,365
13.3%
13.1
$150,000 to $199,999
14,370
5.1%
5.2
$200,000 or more
20,036
7.1%
5.3
Median household income
54,941
 
53,657
Per capita income
35,967
 
28,889

Denver, CO Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
5,201
1.4%
2.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
44,398
12.3%
9.8
Construction
27,997
7.8%
6.3
Educational services, health care and social assistance
74,447
20.7%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
29,932
8.3%
6.5
Information
12,186
3.4%
2.2
Manufacturing
19,678
5.5%
10.3
Other services except public administration
18,100
5.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
60,322
16.7%
11.1
Public administration
14,097
3.9%
4.7
Retail trade
30,257
8.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
14,431
4.0%
5.0
Wholesale trade
9,373
2.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Management, professional, and related occupations
158,492
44.0%
36.9%
Service occupations
65,626
18.2%
18.2%
Sales and office occupations
77,621
21.5%
23.7%
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
30,083
8.3%
8.9%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
28,597
7.9%
12.3%

Denver, CO Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
355,282
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
248,991
70.1%
76.5
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
31,848
9.0%
9.2
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
26,183
7.4%
5.2
Walked
14,685
4.1%
2.7
Other means
11,900
3.3%
1.9
Worked at home
21,675
6.1%
4.5
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.9
 
26.0

Denver, CO Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
31,950
11.3%
9.1
1 vehicles
112,010
39.7%
33.7
2 vehicles
100,607
35.7%
37.3
3 or more
37,361
13.3%
19.9

Denver, CO Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
281,928
94.3%
87.5
Owner Occupied
135,736
48.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
146,192
51.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
16,952
5.7%
12.5
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.4
NR
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.2
NR
2.6

Denver, CO Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
298,880
1 room
8,070
2.7%
2.0
2 rooms
22,596
7.6%
2.5
3 rooms
52,747
17.6%
9.2
4 rooms
56,391
18.9%
16.6
5 rooms
43,727
14.6%
20.4
6 rooms
34,186
11.4%
17.9
7 rooms
24,667
8.3%
12.1
8 rooms
20,805
7.0%
8.4
9 rooms or more
35,691
11.9%
10.8
Median Rooms
5
 

Denver, CO Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
298,880
 
 
1-unit, detached
137,234
45.9%
61.5
1-unit, attached
22,371
7.5%
5.8
2-units
9,092
3.0%
3.8
3 or 4 units
9,534
3.2%
4.5
5 to 9 units
14,027
4.7%
4.9
10 to 19 units
24,325
8.1%
4.6
20 or more units
81,464
27.3%
8.7
Mobile home
833
0.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Denver, CO Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
2010 or later
9,255
3.1%
2.0%
2000 to 2009
38,798
13.0%
14.6%
1990 to 1999
20,453
6.8%
14.0%
1980 to 1989
22,534
7.5%
13.7%
1970 to 1979
43,043
14.4%
15.7%
1960 to 1969
34,719
11.6%
11.0%
1950 to 1959
50,637
16.9%
10.6%
1940 to 1949
20,742
6.9%
5.2%
1939 or earlier
58,699
19.6%
13.1%

Denver, CO Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
191,788
68.0%
48.5
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
3,183
1.1%
4.8
Electricity
81,224
28.8%
37.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
111
0.0%
5.3
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
157
0.1%
2.1
Solar energy
266
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
3,247
1.2%
0.5
No fuel used
1,952
0.7%
1.2

Denver, CO Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
101,557
 
47174889.0
Less than $300
600
0.6%
0.3
$300 to $499
994
1.0%
1.8%
$500 to $699
4,697
4.6%
5.6%
$700 to $999
10,313
10.2%
15.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
31,221
30.7%
29.2%
$1,500 to 1,999
25,141
24.8%
19.9%
$2,000 or more
28,591
28.2%
27.6%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
45,972
45.5%
42.1%
20.0% to 24.9%
17,486
17.3%
16.0%
25.0% to 29.9%
11,729
11.6%
11.1%
30.0% to 34.9%
7,261
7.2%
7.4%
35.0% or more
18,579
18.4%
23.4%
Not Computed
530
NR
NR

Denver, CO Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
143,712 
 
40,975,355 
Less than $200
2,556
1.8%
1.4%
$200 to $299
5,387
3.7%
3.1%
$300 to $499
5,293
3.7%
7.0%
$500 to $749
19,215
13.4%
20.4%
$750 to $999
40,323
28.1%
24.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
45,048
31.3%
27.2%
$1,500 or more
25,890
18.0%
16.8%
No Cash Rent
2,480
NR
2,292,077
Median (Dollars)
993
NR
934
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
17,227
12.3%
12.0%
15.0% to 19.9%
18,074
12.9%
12.3%
20.0% to 24.9%
19,237
13.7%
12.6%
25.0% to 29.9%
15,212
10.9%
11.4%
30.0% to 34.9%
11,710
8.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
58,573
41.8%
42.6%
Not Computed
6,159
NR
NR

Denver, CO Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
135,736
 
73,991,995
Less then $50,000
5,387
4.0%
9.8%
$50,000 to $99,999
4,567
3.4%
9.8%
$100,000 to $149,000
11,573
8.5%
15.2%
$150,000 to $199,000
19,991
14.7%
14.7%
$200,000 to $299,999
31,416
23.1%
18.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
37,196
27.4%
16.1%
$500,000 to $999,999
21,099
15.5%
8.8%
$1,000,000 or more
4,507
3.3%
2.4%
Median (Dollars)
283,100
 
181,200
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