Denver County CO Information


Denver County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 639,117
Population in Households 622,957
Population in Familes 418,468
Population in Group Qrtrs 16,160
Population Density1 4,177
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 280,621
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 132,176
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 303,824 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128,932 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 151,689 (49.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 23,203 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $316,814
Average Home Value $392,802


Median Household Income $48,509
Average Household Income $68,455
Per Capita Income $30,498
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.49% 1.94%
Households 1.53% 2.06%
Families 1.32% 1.94%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   3.45%
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, 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 # 2 98th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 4 95th
Median Household Income # 33 50th
Per Capita Income # 21 69th

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