Denver, CO Demographic Data

Denver, CO Summary

Denver is located in Denver County in Colorado
  • Population: 619,297
  • Area: 154.65 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 153.02 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 1.63 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 4,004.61 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
309,479
50%
50.8
Male
309,818
50%
49.2
Total Population
619,297
 
311,536,594

Denver, CO Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
44,138
7.1% 
6.4
5 to 9 Years
38,452
6.2% 
6.6
10 to 14 Years
31,579
5.1% 
6.6
15 to 19 Years
31,554
5.1% 
7.0
20 to 24 Years
45,819
7.4% 
7.1
25 to 34 Years
130,639
21.1% 
13.4
35 to 44 Years
94,141
15.2% 
13.1
45 to 54 Years
73,689
11.9% 
14.3
55 to 59 Years
34,148
5.5% 
6.5
60 to 64 Years
30,259
4.9% 
5.6
65 to 74 Years
34,658
5.6% 
7.4
75 to 84 Years
19,899
3.2% 
4.2
85 Years and Over
10,322
1.7% 
1.8
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
487,825
487,825.0%
237,659,116.0
Female
244,823
50.2%
51.4
Male
243,002
49.8%
48.6
21 Years and over
466,460
75.3%
71.9
62 Years and over
82,113
13.3%
16.7
65 Years and over
64,879
64,879.0%
41,851,042.0
Female
37,638
58.0%
56.6
Male
27,241
42.0%
43.4
Median Age (years)
33.8%
37.3

Denver, CO Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
598,880
96.7% 
97.2
White
458,669
74.1% 
74.0
Black or African American
61,992
10.0% 
12.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
6,829
1.1% 
0.8
Asian
21,200
3.4% 
4.9
Asian Indian
2,455
0.4% 
1.0
Chinese
3,740
0.6% 
1.1
Filipino
1,318
0.2% 
0.8
Japanese
1,382
0.2% 
0.3
Korean
1,646
0.3% 
0.5
Vietnamese
6,407
1.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
4,252
0.7% 
0.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
619
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
173
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
82
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
140
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
224
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
49,571
8.0% 
4.7
Two or More Races
20,417
3.3% 
2.8
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
194,513
31.4% 
16.6
Mexican
165,511
26.7% 
10.7
Puerto Rican
3,282
0.5% 
1.6
Cuban
1,260
0.2% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
24,460
3.9% 
3.7
Not Hispanic or Latino
424,784
68.6% 
83.4

Denver, CO Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
29,487
6.9% 
5.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
32,778
7.7% 
8.0
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
79,271
18.5% 
28.1
Some college, no degree
80,395
18.8% 
21.2
Associate's Degree
22,313
5.2% 
7.8
Bachelor's Degree
112,032
26.2% 
18.0
Graduate or professional degree
71,479
16.7% 
10.8
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
62,265
14.6%
13.9
High School Graduate or Higher
365,490
85.4%
85.9
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
183,511
42.9%
28.8

Denver, CO Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
210,457
41.7%
32.2%
Now Married
196,566
38.9%
48.8
Divorced
63,994
12.7%
10.8%
Separated
11,493
2.3%
2.2
Widowed
22,618%
4.5
6.0%

Denver, CO Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
420,689
73.1%
79.3%
Languages other than english
154,470
26.9%
20.7%
Spanish
116,741
20.3%
12.9%
Other indo-european languages
15,390
2.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
13,957
2.4%
3.3%
Other Languages
8,382
1.5%
0.9%

Denver, CO Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
24,216
9.1%
7.2
$10,000 to $14,999
15,103
5.7%
5.4
$15,000 to $24,999
28,947
10.9%
10.8
$25,000 to $34,999
27,704
10.4%
10.3
$35,000 to $49,999
36,285
13.6%
13.6
$50,000 to $74,999
44,861
16.9%
17.9
$75,000 to $99,999
29,539
11.1%
12.2
$100,000 to $149,000
30,183
11.3%
12.9
$150,000 to $199,999
13,766
5.2%
4.9
$200,000 or more
15,465
5.8%
4.8
Median household income
50,313
 
53,046
Per capita income
33,251
 
28,155

Denver, CO Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
3,802
1.2%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
39,075
12.0%
9.3
Construction
20,919
6.5%
6.2
Educational services, health care and social assistance
65,652
20.2%
23.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
26,343
8.1%
6.7
Information
11,699
3.6%
2.2
Manufacturing
17,131
5.3%
10.5
Other services except public administration
16,883
5.2%
5.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
55,617
17.2%
10.8
Public administration
12,857
4.0%
5.0
Retail trade
30,665
9.5%
11.6
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
14,154
4.4%
4.9
Wholesale trade
9,481
2.9%
2.8
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Management, professional, and related occupations
139,686
43.1%
36.2%
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
23,572
7.3%
9.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
26,882
8.3%
12.0%
Sales and office occupations
76,114
23.5%
24.6%
Service occupations
58,024
17.9%
18.1%

Denver, CO Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
319,321
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
222,152
69.6%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
29,634
9.3%
9.8
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
22,773
7.1%
5.0
Walked
14,136
4.4%
2.8
Other means
10,891
3.4%
1.8
Worked at home
19,735
6.2%
4.3
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
NR
 
NR

Denver, CO Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
31,210
11.7%
9.1
1 vehicles
113,034
42.5%
33.8
2 vehicles
90,332
34.0%
37.5
3 or more
31,493
11.8%
19.6

Denver, CO Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
21,666
92.5%
87.5
Owner Occupied
133,651
50.2%
64.9
Renter Occupied
132,418
49.8%
35.1
Vacant Housing Units
266,069
7.5%
12.5
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
NR
2.5%
2.2
Rental Vacancy Rate
NR
5.2%
7.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
NR
2.4%
NR
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
NR
2.2%
NR

Denver, CO Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
287,735
1 room
10,176
3.5%
1.9
2 rooms
17,767
6.2%
2.4
3 rooms
46,050
16.0%
9.1
4 rooms
53,737
18.7%
16.6
5 rooms
46,928
16.3%
20.4
6 rooms
34,536
12.0%
18.2
7 rooms
26,349
9.2%
12.3
8 rooms
19,752
6.9%
8.5
9 rooms or more
32,440
11.3%
10.6
Median Rooms
 
5.5

Denver, CO Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
287,735
 
 
1-unit, detached
132,280
46.0%
61.7
1-unit, attached
22,843
7.9%
5.8
2-units
7,530
2.6%
3.8
3 or 4 units
10,315
3.6%
4.4
5 to 9 units
15,961
5.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
24,605
8.6%
4.5
20 or more units
73,016
25.4%
8.5
Mobile home
1,112
0.4%
6.5
Boat, RV, van, etc.
73
0.0%
0.1

Denver, CO Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
59,603
20.7%
13.5%
1940 to 1949
20,534
7.1%
5.5%
1950 to 1959
45,928
16.0%
11.0%
1960 to 1969
34,258
11.9%
11.1%
1970 to 1979
41,936
14.6%
15.9%
1980 to 1989
24,171
8.4%
13.9%
1990 to 1999
19,944
6.9%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
38,960
13.5%
14.7%
2005 or later
2,401
0.8%
0.6%

Denver, CO Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
187,474
70.5%
49.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,070
0.8%
4.9
Electricity
71,683
26.9%
36.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
149
0.1%
6.1
Coal or coke
79
0.0%
0.1
Wood
263
0.1%
2.1
Solar energy
253
0.1%
0.0
Other fuel
2,113
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
1,985
0.7%
0.9

Denver, CO Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
102,637
 
49820840.0
Less than $300
148
0.1%
0.2
$300 to $499
1,092
1.1%
1.6%
$500 to $699
2,850
2.8%
5.0%
$700 to $999
11,047
10.8%
14.0%
$1,000 to 1,499
30,560
29.8%
27.4%
$1,500 to 1,999
25,469
24.8%
20.3%
$2,000 or more
31,471
30.7%
31.5%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
39,217
38.4%
36.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
16,474
16.1%
16.1%
25.0% to 29.9%
11,822
11.6%
12.0%
30.0% to 34.9%
8,538
8.4%
8.5%
35.0% or more
26,124
25.6%
27.1%
Not Computed
536
NR
NR

Denver, CO Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
129,574 
 
38,336,617 
Less than $200
3,229
2.5%
1.6%
$200 to $299
5,294
4.1%
3.3%
$300 to $499
5,984
4.1%
7.8%
$500 to $749
29,737
22.9%
21.8%
$750 to $999
35,193
27.2%
24.2%
$1,000 to $1,499
33,141
25.6%
26.3%
$1,500 or more
16,996
13.1%
15.0%
No Cash Rent
2,844
NR
2,197,899
Median (Dollars)
883
NR
904
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
14,002
11.1%
11.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
15,960
12.7%
12.1%
20.0% to 24.9%
17,085
13.6%
12.5%
25.0% to 29.9%
16,104
12.8%
11.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
11,511
9.1%
9.1%
35.0% or more
51,256
40.7%
43.2%
Not Computed
6,500
NR
NR

Denver, CO Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
133,651
 
75,075,700
Less then $50,000
3,449
2.6%
9.0%
$50,000 to $99,999
7,788
5.8%
9.0%
$100,000 to $149,000
17,569
13.1%
16.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
20,908
15.6%
15.2%
$200,000 to $299,999
32,214
24.1%
18.3%
$300,000 to $499,999
32,530
24.3%
15.6%
$500,000 to $999,999
15,833
11.8%
8.2%
$1,000,000 or more
3,360
2.5%
2.1%
Median (Dollars)
249,100
 
176,700