Dove Valley, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dove Valley, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Dove Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 5,659 as of July 1, 2016. Dove Valley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dove Valley is located at latitude 39.5745 and longitude -104.8278 in Arapahoe County. 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. Arapahoe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,735 feet.

The Dove Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629985) 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 Dove Valley Census Designated Place is located within Southwest Arapahoe Division of Arapahoe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dove Valley 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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Dove Valley, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,659
Population in Households 4,936
Population in Familes 3,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 723
Population Density1 1,561
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 2,410
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 1,390
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 993 (40.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,417 (57.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $218,293
Average Home Value $253,856


Median Household Income $59,022
Average Household Income $68,069
Per Capita Income $29,783
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.55% 1.61%
Households 1.45% 1.77%
Families 1.51% 1.87%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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, 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 # 102 78th
Population Density1 # 111 76th
Diversity Index2 # 101 78th
Median Household Income # 168 64th
Per Capita Income # 195 58th

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