Candelas, Arvada, CO Demographics

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

What is the population of Candelas?

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There are 17,641 residents in Candelas, with a median age of 39.5. Of this, 51.23% are males and 48.77% are females. US-born citizens make up 91.87% of the resident pool in Candelas, while non-US-born citizens account for 5.36%. Additionally, 2.78% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 14,739 people in Candelas currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 17,641 3.0%
Male Population 9,038 6.2%
Female Population 8,603 -0.2%
Male population 51.23%
Female population 48.77%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.5 1.0%
Citizen US Born 16,206 2.9%
Citizen not US Born 945 14.4%
Not Citizen 490 -12.5%
Citizen US Born 91.87%
Citizen not US Born 5.36%
Not Citizen 2.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 89 15.6%
Moved from Same County 765 -32.4%
Moved from Same State 1,063 74.3%
Moved from Different State 792 -4.3%
Same House as Last Year 14,739 3.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.51%
Moved from Same County 4.38%
Moved from Same State 6.09%
Moved from Different State 4.54%
Same House as Last Year 84.47%

What are the employment statistics in Candelas?

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White-collar workers make up 93.75% of the working population in Candelas, while blue-collar employees account for 6.25%. There are also 1,115 entrepreneurs in Candelas (11.71% of the workforce); 6,484 workers employed in private companies (68.1%); and 1,152 people working in governmental institutions (12.1%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 8,926 4.8%
Blue Collar 595 -3.9%
White Collar 93.75%
Blue Collar 6.25%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,115 2.2%
Private Companies 6,484 7.4%
Governmental Workers 1,152 -13.1%
Not for Profit Companies 770 13.2%
Self Employees 11.71%
Private Companies 68.1%
Governmental Workers 12.1%
Not for Profit Companies 8.09%

How many households are there in Candelas?

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There are a total of 6,238 households in Candelas, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 82.56% of these Candelas households, while non-family units account for the remaining 17.44%. Additionally, 43.38% of households have children and 56.62% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 6,238 2.7%
Average People Per Household 3 0.3%
Family Households 5,150 4.1%
Non-family Households 1,088 -3.5%
Family Households 82.56%
Non-family Households 17.44%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,706 3.9%
Households without Children 3,532 1.8%
Households with Children 43.38%
Households without Children 56.62%

What are the median and average incomes in Candelas?

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The average annual household income in Candelas is $195,212, while the median household income sits at $165,648 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $195,212 12.1%
Median Household Income $165,648 12.8%
People below Poverty Level 525 44.2%
People above Poverty Level 16,923 2.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Candelas?

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There are 6,326 housing units in Candelas, and the median year in which these properties were built is 2011. Of the 6,238 occupied housing units in Candelas, 94.39% are owner-occupied, while 5.61% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 81.1% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $753,100. In general, housing costs reach $2,907 per month in Candelas.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 6,326 2.1%
Median Year Built 2011 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 70 -17.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 13 -18.8%
Built between 1950 and 1959 54 0.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 35 45.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 249 31.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 130 -8.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,398 -1.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 695 -5.0%
Built between 2010 and 2019 3,533 3.0%
Built in 2020 or Later 149 44.7%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 6,238 2.7%
Owner Occupied 5,888 2.0%
Renter Occupied 350 17.1%
Owner Occupied 94.39%
Renter Occupied 5.61%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 4,775 1.5%
Without Mortgage 1,113 4.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $753,100 13.2%
Median Value without Mortgage $711,500 14.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,907 7.3%
With Mortgage 81.1%
Without Mortgage 18.9%

What is the level of education in Candelas?

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Approximately 14.73% of the population in Candelas holds a high school degree (that's 1,908 residents), while 16.06% have attained a college certificate (2,616 locals) and 37.6% have a bachelor's degree (4,872 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 76 -15.6%
Some High School 1,908 6.3%
Some College 2,616 7.5%
Associate Degree 1,008 34.4%
Bachelor's Degree 4,872 6.8%
Graduate Degree 3,011 -2.3%
No High School 0.59%
Some High School 14.73%
Some College 16.06%
Associate Degree 7.78%
Bachelor's Degree 37.6%
Graduate Degree 23.24%

What is the marital status of Candelas residents?

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A total of 2,445 people in Candelas have never been married (which represents 17.77% of the total population), while 9,851 of them are wedded (71.61%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 75 (0.55%) and 930 (6.76%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 2,445 -6.5%
Married 9,851 7.9%
Separated 75 74.4%
Widowed 530 25.0%
Divorced 930 -7.5%
Never Married 17.77%
Married 71.61%
Separated 0.55%
Widowed 3.85%
Divorced 6.76%

What are the most common means of transportation in Candelas?

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The top three means of transportation people in Candelas use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 7,068 residents commute by car, 118 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 88 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 7,068 1.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 118 -39.8%
Railroad 16 -11.1%
Walk 88 131.6%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 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: 80007