Denver, Colorado Census Data & Community Profile

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Denver GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Denver, CO
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Denver, CO was 554,636.

Denver Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Denver was 280,207, which represents 50.5 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Denver, CO
There are an estimated 100,333 married men in the town. 44.3 percent of men over 15 years old in Denver are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Denver is 274,429 which is 49.5 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Denver, Colorado
There are an estimated 94,737 married women in the community. 42.1 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Denver, CO
The median age of people living in Denver, CO was 33.1 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Denver was 37,769. There were 432,870 people above the age of 18, which represents 78 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 11.3 percent of the population (62,426) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Denver, CO
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Denver, CO was 533,842.

White Population in Denver, CO
The estimated White population in the Denver community is 362,180, which is 65.3 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Denver, Colorado
The estimated Black/African American population is 61,649, which is 11.1 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Denver, CO
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Denver, CO was 7,290.

Asian Population in Denver, Colorado
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 15,611.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Denver, CO
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Denver was an estimated 648.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 86,464, while those of “two or more races” was 20,794 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Denver community was 175,704, or 31.7 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Denver, CO
The household population number in Denver was 541,917.

Group Quarters Population in Denver, CO
Group Quarters population in the community was 12,719.

Average Household Size in Denver, CO
The average household size in Denver is 2.27 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.14 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Denver, CO
At the time of the last census survey, there were 251,435 total housing units in Denver.

The number of occupied housing units was 239,235, or 95.1 of the total units in town. Of these, 125,539 were owner-occupied (52.5), and 113,696 were renter-occupied (47.5, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 12,200 vacant homes in Denver at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Denver, Colorado
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 104,286, with a median value in dollars of 165,800.

Monthly Owner Costs in Denver, CO
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,134 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Denver, average costs per month were $279 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 295,444 people in the community had a high school degree, or 78.9 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Denver, Colorado
129,065 people in Denver also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 34.5 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Denver, CO
The number of Civilian Veterans in Denver was 48,558, or 11.2 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Denver, CO
In 2000, there were 105,943 people in Denver, CO listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Denver, CO
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 139,468 people in Denver who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 27 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Denver, Colorado
There were 301,714 in the labor force in Denver at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 67.7 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Denver was 24.5 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Denver, CO
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $39,500. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Denver, CO
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $48,195. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Denver, Colorado
Per capita income in Denver in the last full census was 24,101. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Denver numbered 12,790, or 10.6 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Denver, CO
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 77,813, or 14.3 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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