Arapahoe County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Arapahoe County?

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There are 809,667 residents in Arapahoe County, with a median age of 38.3. Of this, 49.71% are males and 50.29% are females. US-born citizens make up 82.94% of the resident pool in Arapahoe County, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.43%. Additionally, 8.63% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 661,400 people in Arapahoe County currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 809,667 0.8%
Male Population 402,482 1.2%
Female Population 407,185 0.3%
Male population 49.71%
Female population 50.29%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38.3 1.3%
Citizen US Born 671,540 0.8%
Citizen not US Born 68,270 4.4%
Not Citizen 69,857 -2.9%
Citizen US Born 82.94%
Citizen not US Born 8.43%
Not Citizen 8.63%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 5,874 -12.2%
Moved from Same County 56,610 -3.5%
Moved from Same State 49,698 -3.5%
Moved from Different State 26,729 -1.3%
Same House as Last Year 661,400 1.7%
Moved from Abroad 0.73%
Moved from Same County 7.07%
Moved from Same State 6.21%
Moved from Different State 3.34%
Same House as Last Year 82.64%

What are the employment statistics in Arapahoe County?

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White-collar workers make up 80.39% of the working population in Arapahoe County, while blue-collar employees account for 19.61%. There are also 43,907 entrepreneurs in Arapahoe County (10.17% of the workforce); 306,113 workers employed in private companies (70.88%); and 50,507 people working in governmental institutions (11.69%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 347,180 -0.1%
Blue Collar 84,713 2.0%
White Collar 80.39%
Blue Collar 19.61%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 43,907 0.4%
Private Companies 306,113 -0.4%
Governmental Workers 50,507 2.3%
Not for Profit Companies 31,366 4.4%
Self Employees 10.17%
Private Companies 70.88%
Governmental Workers 11.69%
Not for Profit Companies 7.26%

How many households are there in Arapahoe County?

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There are a total of 301,882 households in Arapahoe County, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 64.34% of these Arapahoe County households, while non-family units account for the remaining 35.66%. Additionally, 32.33% of households have children and 67.67% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 301,882 -0.4%
Average People Per Household 3 1.5%
Family Households 194,224 -0.8%
Non-family Households 107,658 0.4%
Family Households 64.34%
Non-family Households 35.66%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 97,609 -2.0%
Households without Children 204,273 0.4%
Households with Children 32.33%
Households without Children 67.67%

What are the median and average incomes in Arapahoe County?

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The average annual household income in Arapahoe County is $107,271, while the median household income sits at $80,639 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $94,018, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $90,625. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $47,788 and $56,646, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $107,271 4.3%
Median Household Income $80,639 2.4%
People below Poverty Level 63,388 -3.0%
People above Poverty Level 728,302 1.2%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Arapahoe County?

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There are 315,223 housing units in Arapahoe County, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1983. Of the 301,882 occupied housing units in Arapahoe County, 64% are owner-occupied, while 36% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 74.12% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $395,400. In general, housing costs reach $1,545 per month in Arapahoe County.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 315,223 -0.5%
Median Year Built 1983 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 5,046 1.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 4,470 8.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 19,103 1.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 26,685 -0.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 77,328 -3.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 71,432 -3.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 46,203 1.2%
Built between 2000 and 2009 45,062 -2.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 19,894 25.2%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 301,882 -0.4%
Owner Occupied 193,214 1.3%
Renter Occupied 108,668 -3.2%
Owner Occupied 64%
Renter Occupied 36%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 143,204 0.2%
Without Mortgage 50,010 4.4%
Median Value with Mortgage $395,400 8.5%
Median Value without Mortgage $374,900 1.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,545 5.6%
With Mortgage 74.12%
Without Mortgage 25.88%

What is the level of education in Arapahoe County?

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Approximately 26.7% of the population in Arapahoe County holds a high school degree (that's 173,031 residents), while 24.71% have attained a college certificate (160,148 locals) and 24.27% have a bachelor's degree (157,272 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 21,047 5.9%
Some High School 173,031 0.3%
Some College 160,148 -0.9%
Associate Degree 51,288 1.8%
Bachelor's Degree 157,272 2.5%
Graduate Degree 85,315 4.0%
No High School 3.25%
Some High School 26.7%
Some College 24.71%
Associate Degree 7.91%
Bachelor's Degree 24.27%
Graduate Degree 13.16%

What is the marital status of Arapahoe County residents?

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A total of 212,071 people in Arapahoe County have never been married (which represents 32.01% of the total population), while 331,494 of them are wedded (50.03%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 9,994 (1.51%) and 81,779 (12.34%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 212,071 2.1%
Married 331,494 0.5%
Separated 9,994 -4.6%
Widowed 27,279 -3.3%
Divorced 81,779 2.2%
Never Married 32.01%
Married 50.03%
Separated 1.51%
Widowed 4.12%
Divorced 12.34%

What are the most common means of transportation in Arapahoe County?

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The top three means of transportation people in Arapahoe County use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 355,856 residents commute by car, 8,924 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 6,270 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 355,856 -2.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 8,924 -14.9%
Railroad 3,112 18.5%
Ferryboat 75 92.3%
Bicycle 1,447 13.9%
Motorcycle 687 26.5%
TaxiCab 826 69.6%
Walk 6,270 2.7%

What is the median and average household income in Arapahoe County by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
80010 43,653 13,291 $48,066.00 $59,303.00
80011 51,806 16,822 $55,585.00 $64,611.00
80012 53,862 18,867 $59,647.00 $71,751.00
80013 74,293 24,832 $80,639.00 $94,142.00
80014 39,540 17,980 $61,167.00 $76,382.00
80015 70,215 23,124 $104,065.00 $120,869.00
80016 58,948 20,148 $123,281.00 $161,256.00
80017 39,182 13,575 $65,609.00 $76,218.00
80018 13,847 4,386 $108,960.00 $116,009.00
80102 5,960 2,144 $80,000.00 $108,636.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 80010 80011 80012 80013 80014 80015 80016 80017 80018 80102 80103 80105 80110 80111 80112 80113 80120 80121 80122 80123 80128 80136 80137 80231 80247

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