Dove Valley, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dove Valley, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Dove Valley Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Arapahoe County at latitude 39.5745 and longitude -104.8278. Arapahoe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,735 feet.

The formal official name is the Dove Valley Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Dove Valley, Colorado.

The U5 Census Class Code for Dove Valley indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Dove Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 5,435
Population in Households 4,690
Population in Familes 3,493
Population in Group Qrtrs 745
Population Density1 1,456
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 2,362
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 1,333
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 962 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,400 (57.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $221,077
Average Home Value $261,656


Median Household Income $70,178
Average Household Income $86,434
Per Capita Income $34,042
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.85% 1.3%
Households 1.02% 1.57%
Families 0.85% 1.44%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.


Dove Valley, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dove Valley 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 # 103 78th
Population Density1 # 121 74th
Diversity Index2 # 97 79th
Median Household Income # 112 76th
Per Capita Income # 127 72nd

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