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Northglenn, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Northglenn is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Adams County at latitude 39.9112 and longitude -104.9788. Adams County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,377 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Northglenn, but most people and references simply refer to it as Northglenn, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Northglenn indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Northglenn, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 36,658
Population in Households 36,426
Population in Familes 28,750
Population in Group Qrtrs 232
Population Density1 4,947
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 13,756
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 8,799
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,571 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,197 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,560 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 815 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $214,315
Average Home Value $223,909


Median Household Income $51,586
Average Household Income $60,168
Per Capita Income $23,096
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.57% 0.56%
Households 0.46% 0.61%
Families -0.41% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Northglenn, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northglenn to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 22 95th
Population Density1 # 9 98th
Diversity Index2 # 60 87th
Median Household Income # 229 50th
Per Capita Income # 310 33rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.