Denver County CO Information


Denver County Subdivisions

Denver County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 649,214
Population in Households 632,633
Population in Familes 424,957
Population in Group Qrtrs 16,581
Population Density1 4,243
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 285,610
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 134,933
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 308,713 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130,453 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 155,157 (50.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23,103 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $328,432
Average Home Value $402,961


Median Household Income $49,424
Average Household Income $71,394
Per Capita Income $31,854
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.51% 1.95%
Households 1.58% 2.07%
Families 1.47% 2.01%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.


Denver County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denver County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 2 98th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 4 95th
Median Household Income # 34 48th
Per Capita Income # 19 72nd

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