Cherry Creek, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cherry Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Cherry Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 11,566 as of July 1, 2016. Cherry Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cherry Creek is located at latitude 39.6094 and longitude -104.8644 in Arapahoe County. The formal boundaries for the Cherry Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Arapahoe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,643 feet.

The Cherry Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629984) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Cherry Creek Census Designated Place is located within Southwest Arapahoe Division of Arapahoe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cherry Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Cherry Creek, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,566
Population in Households 11,474
Population in Familes 9,987
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density1 6,892
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 4,273
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 3,213
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,055 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,218 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $514,790
Average Home Value $517,217


Median Household Income $107,987
Average Household Income $141,084
Per Capita Income $51,644
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 1.1%
Households 0.58% 1.08%
Families 0.84% 1.01%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Cherry Creek, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cherry Creek to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 58 88th
Population Density1 # 7 99th
Diversity Index2 # 171 63rd
Median Household Income # 30 94th
Per Capita Income # 49 90th

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