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
341,408
50%
50.8
Male
341,137
50%
49.2
Total Population
682,545
 
321,419,000

Denver, CO Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
45,501
6.7% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
41,715
6.1% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
35,521
5.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
32,026
4.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
43,949
6.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
152,706
22.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
106,710
15.6% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
78,767
11.5% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
33,532
4.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
36,546
5.4% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
44,928
6.6% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
20,638
3.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
10,006
1.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
541,873
79.4%
77.1
Female
271,568
50.1%
51.4
Male
270,305
49.9%
48.6
21 Years and over
521,203
76.4%
72.9
62 Years and over
96,140
14.1%
18.3
65 Years and over
75,572
11.1%
14.9
Female
42,735
56.5%
55.9
Male
32,837
43.5%
44.1
Median Age (years)
34
NR
NR

Denver, CO Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
658,449
96.5% 
96.9
White
526,428
77.1% 
73.1
Black or African American
64,692
9.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
6,897
1.0% 
0.8
Asian
23,327
3.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
2,539
0.4% 
1.2
Chinese
6,229
0.9% 
1.3
Filipino
1,056
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
866
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
2,395
0.4% 
0.5
Vietnamese
6,433
0.9% 
0.5
Other Asian
3,809
0.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
474
0.1% 
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
36,631
5.4% 
4.8
Two or More Races
24,096
3.5% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
207,847
30.5% 
17.6
Mexican
172,292
25.2% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
3,236
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
668
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
31,651
4.6% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
474,698
69.5% 
82.4

Denver, CO Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
35,327
7.3% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
33,342
6.9% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
79,629
16.5% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
84,368
17.4% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
23,242
4.8% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
138,565
28.6% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
89,360
18.5% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
68,669
14.2%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
415,164
85.8%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
227,925
47.1%
30.6

Denver, CO Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
234,692
41.9%
33.5%
Now Married
222,425
39.7%
47.5
Divorced
70,574
12.6%
11.0%
Separated
10,117
1.8%
2.1
Widowed
22,000
3.9
5.8%

Denver, CO Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
460,174
72.2%
78.5%
Languages other than english
176,870
27.8%
21.5%
Spanish
135,438
21.3%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
16,241
2.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
15,728
2.5%
3.5%
Other Languages
9,463
1.5%
1.0%

Denver, CO Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
21,394
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
13,022
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
24,686
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
25,187
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
38,001
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
50,217
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
35,238
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
43,294
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
15,154
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
20,881
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
58,003
 
55,775
Per capita income
36,792
 
29,979

Denver, CO Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
5,105
1.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
42,319
11.4%
9.8
Construction
31,056
8.3%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
71,900
19.3%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
29,016
7.8%
6.5
Information
13,035
3.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
20,671
5.5%
10.3
Other services except public administration
18,638
5.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
64,863
17.4%
11.3
Public administration
14,380
3.9%
4.6
Retail trade
35,040
9.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
16,013
4.3%
5.1
Wholesale trade
10,599
2.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
32,140
8.6%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
170,591
45.8%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
30,754
8.3%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
77,273
20.7%
23.6%
Service occupations
61,877
16.6%
18.0%

Denver, CO Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
366,202
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
267,491
73.0%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
24,886
6.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
22,226
6.1%
5.2
Walked
14,596
4.0%
2.8
Other means
11,030
3.0%
1.8
Worked at home
25,973
7.1%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.0
 
26.0

Denver, CO Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
27,437
9.6%
8.9
1 vehicles
116,176
40.5%
33.5
2 vehicles
104,268
36.3%
37.2
3 or more
39,193
13.7%
20.3

Denver, CO Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
287,074
94.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
141,759
49.4%
63.0
Renter Occupied
145,315
50.6%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
16,941
5.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Denver, CO Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
304,015
1 room
14,573
4.8%
2.3
2 rooms
21,866
7.2%
2.5
3 rooms
49,729
16.4%
9.0
4 rooms
58,266
19.2%
16.6
5 rooms
41,368
13.6%
20.0
6 rooms
36,259
11.9%
17.9
7 rooms
25,569
8.4%
12.1
8 rooms
21,253
7.0%
8.5
9 rooms or more
35,132
11.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Denver, CO Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
304,015
 
 
1-unit, detached
138,561
45.6%
61.4
1-unit, attached
23,457
7.7%
5.8
2-units
6,876
2.3%
3.7
3 or 4 units
10,427
3.4%
4.5
5 to 9 units
13,789
4.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
28,377
9.3%
4.6
20 or more units
81,966
27.0%
8.8
Mobile home
486
0.2%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
76
0.0%
0.1

Denver, CO Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
60,310
19.8%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
21,141
7.0%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
46,500
15.3%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
36,739
12.1%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
45,093
14.8%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
20,786
6.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
21,475
7.1%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
36,578
12.0%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
10,403
3.4%
2.5%
2014 or later
4,990
1.6%
0.5%

Denver, CO Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
190,379
66.3%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,507
0.9%
4.7
Electricity
88,515
30.8%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
718
0.3%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
333
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
533
0.2%
0.1
Other fuel
2,400
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
1,689
0.6%
1.2

Denver, CO Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
105,467
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
1,085
1.0%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
6,993
6.6%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
8,210
7.8%
9.9%
$500 to $999
14,963
14.2%
20.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
15,130
14.3%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
25,941
24.6%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
33,145
31.4%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
47,455
45.1%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
16,103
15.3%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
11,441
10.9%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
9,362
8.9%
7.3%
35.0% or more
20,848
19.8%
22.3%
Not Computed
258
NR
NR

Denver, CO Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
143,047 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
1,971
1.4%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
2,511
1.8%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
7,948
5.6%
4.1%
Less than $500
14,151
9.9%
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
21,702
15.2%
11.0%
$500 to $999
46,145
32.3%
42.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
48,619
34.0%
27.9%
No Cash Rent
2,268
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,094
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
17,619
12.6%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
21,342
15.3%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
19,308
13.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
16,425
11.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
13,045
9.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
51,559
37.0%
41.4%
Not Computed
6,017
NR
NR

Denver, CO Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
141,759
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
1,795
1.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
4,435
3.1%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
9,306
6.6%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
15,512
10.9%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
35,862
25.3%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
42,157
29.7%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
26,407
18.6%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
6,285
4.4%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
316,700
 
194,500
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