Denver Demographics

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

What is the population of Denver?

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There are 715,878 residents in Denver, with a median age of 34.6. Of this, 50.1% are males and 49.9% are females. US-born citizens make up 84.41% of the resident pool in Denver, while non-US-born citizens account for 7.69%. Additionally, 7.9% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 567,350 people in Denver currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 715,878 1.5%
Male Population 358,669 1.5%
Female Population 357,209 1.4%
Male population 50.1%
Female population 49.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34.6 0.3%
Citizen US Born 604,304 2.7%
Citizen not US Born 55,036 5.3%
Not Citizen 56,538 -12.7%
Citizen US Born 84.41%
Citizen not US Born 7.69%
Not Citizen 7.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 4,849 -6.9%
Moved from Same County 58,132 -0.4%
Moved from Same State 41,327 -1.8%
Moved from Different State 36,054 4.5%
Same House as Last Year 567,350 1.9%
Moved from Abroad 0.69%
Moved from Same County 8.21%
Moved from Same State 5.84%
Moved from Different State 5.09%
Same House as Last Year 80.17%

What are the employment statistics in Denver?

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White-collar workers make up 84.69% of the working population in Denver, while blue-collar employees account for 15.31%. There are also 42,540 entrepreneurs in Denver (10.42% of the workforce); 279,948 workers employed in private companies (68.56%); and 45,500 people working in governmental institutions (11.14%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 345,798 2.4%
Blue Collar 62,520 -2.7%
White Collar 84.69%
Blue Collar 15.31%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 42,540 3.0%
Private Companies 279,948 0.6%
Governmental Workers 45,500 3.3%
Not for Profit Companies 40,330 5.3%
Self Employees 10.42%
Private Companies 68.56%
Governmental Workers 11.14%
Not for Profit Companies 9.88%

How many households are there in Denver?

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There are a total of 287,756 households in Denver, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 48.09% of these Denver households, while non-family units account for the remaining 51.91%. Additionally, 24.25% of households have children and 75.75% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 287,756 -4.6%
Average People Per Household 2 6.6%
Family Households 138,396 -5.3%
Non-family Households 149,360 -3.9%
Family Households 48.09%
Non-family Households 51.91%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 69,794 -6.0%
Households without Children 217,962 -4.1%
Households with Children 24.25%
Households without Children 75.75%

What are the median and average incomes in Denver?

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The average annual household income in Denver is $105,901, while the median household income sits at $72,661 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $81,786, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $79,901. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $44,291 and $48,642, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $105,901 6.8%
Median Household Income $72,661 5.9%
People below Poverty Level 82,287 -6.3%
People above Poverty Level 613,869 2.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Denver?

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There are 306,269 housing units in Denver, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1970. Of the 287,756 occupied housing units in Denver, 50.45% are owner-occupied, while 49.55% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 73.96% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $432,300. In general, housing costs reach $1,466 per month in Denver.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 306,269 -4.8%
Median Year Built 1970 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 56,855 -6.4%
Built between 1940 and 1949 18,758 -11.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 45,202 -6.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 33,592 -4.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 41,223 -9.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 23,160 -3.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 20,300 -4.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 34,078 -6.4%
Built in 2010 or Later 33,101 13.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 287,756 -4.6%
Owner Occupied 145,172 -3.5%
Renter Occupied 142,584 -5.7%
Owner Occupied 50.45%
Renter Occupied 49.55%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 107,363 -4.2%
Without Mortgage 37,809 -1.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $432,300 9.9%
Median Value without Mortgage $412,900 7.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,466 5.7%
With Mortgage 73.96%
Without Mortgage 26.04%

What is the level of education in Denver?

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Approximately 24.25% of the population in Denver holds a high school degree (that's 139,931 residents), while 18.05% have attained a college certificate (112,542 locals) and 29.77% have a bachelor's degree (171,814 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 29,130 -4.5%
Some High School 139,931 0.4%
Some College 112,542 1.8%
Associate Degree 30,791 5.7%
Bachelor's Degree 171,814 5.0%
Graduate Degree 101,223 2.4%
No High School 5.05%
Some High School 24.25%
Some College 18.05%
Associate Degree 5.34%
Bachelor's Degree 29.77%
Graduate Degree 17.54%

What is the marital status of Denver residents?

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A total of 265,415 people in Denver have never been married (which represents 44.44% of the total population), while 236,571 of them are wedded (39.61%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 10,746 (1.8%) and 71,968 (12.05%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 265,415 6.6%
Married 236,571 -2.0%
Separated 10,746 4.1%
Widowed 23,282 -1.1%
Divorced 71,968 0.5%
Never Married 44.44%
Married 39.61%
Separated 1.8%
Widowed 3.9%
Divorced 12.05%

What are the most common means of transportation in Denver?

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The top three means of transportation people in Denver use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 294,018 residents commute by car, 18,849 prefer going to work by walking and 16,455 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 294,018 -3.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 16,455 -5.8%
Subway or Elevated 1,905 N/A
Railroad 3,313 18.7%
Ferryboat 12 0.0%
Bicycle 8,262 -6.1%
Motorcycle 557 -16.5%
TaxiCab 1,449 46.4%
Walk 18,849 2.0%

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

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
80202 15,813 9,529 $96,308.00 $147,834.00
80203 21,368 13,935 $58,928.00 $75,314.00
80204 34,860 13,266 $61,345.00 $95,886.00
80205 34,884 14,163 $76,261.00 $97,874.00
80206 24,913 13,064 $85,122.00 $132,914.00
80207 27,326 9,570 $92,961.00 $127,573.00
80209 25,032 13,259 $91,828.00 $137,520.00
80210 37,786 14,991 $102,508.00 $149,452.00
80211 36,061 16,523 $88,936.00 $119,443.00
80212 20,240 8,991 $90,853.00 $116,731.00

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: 80202 80203 80204 80205 80206 80207 80209 80210 80211 80212 80216 80218 80219 80220 80221 80222 80223 80224 80227 80229 80230 80231 80235 80236 80237 80238 80239 80246 80247 80249 80264 80290 80293 80294

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