Westminster, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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The City of Westminster is the 8th largest city in Colorado with a population of 112,940 as of July 1, 2016. Westminster 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 Westminster is located at latitude 39.8822 and longitude -105.0644 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the City of Westminster (see map below) encompass a land area of 31.68 sq. miles and a water area of 2.28 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,381 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Westminster are located in Adams County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Jefferson County.

The City of Westminster (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Westminster is located within Northeast Jefferson Division of Adams County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westminster population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westminster: Harris Park.


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Westminster, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 112,940
Population in Households 112,464
Population in Familes 89,788
Population in Group Qrtrs 476
Population Density1 3,566
Diversity Index2 57
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 44,386
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 29,091
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 46,121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,943 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,443 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,735 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $257,355
Average Home Value $294,914
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,661
Average Household Income $84,179
Per Capita Income $33,194
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 1.02%
Households 0.89% 0.98%
Families 0.94% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Westminster, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westminster 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 # 8 98th
Population Density1 # 25 95th
Diversity Index2 # 121 74th
Median Household Income # 127 72nd
Per Capita Income # 147 68th

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