Applewood, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Applewood, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Applewood Census Designated Place had a population of 7,348 as of July 1, 2016. Applewood 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 Applewood is located at latitude 39.7474 and longitude -105.173 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Applewood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.42 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,577 feet.

The Applewood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407749) 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 Applewood Census Designated Place is located within Northeast Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

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


Total Population 7,348
Population in Households 7,299
Population in Familes 5,918
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 1,799
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 3,182
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,143
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,339 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 844 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $396,927
Average Home Value $431,934


Median Household Income $77,903
Average Household Income $104,894
Per Capita Income $44,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.8%
Households 0.48% 0.82%
Families 0.85% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Applewood, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Applewood 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 # 84 82nd
Population Density1 # 91 80th
Diversity Index2 # 328 29th
Median Household Income # 91 80th
Per Capita Income # 71 85th

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