Northglenn, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Northglenn, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Northglenn had a population of 38,687 as of July 1, 2017. Northglenn 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 Northglenn is located at latitude 39.9112 and longitude -104.9788 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the City of Northglenn (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,377 feet.

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

The City of Northglenn (GNIS ID: 2411280) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. 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 Northglenn is located within West Adams Division of Adams County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Northglenn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Northglenn, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 38,687
Daytime Population: Workers 7,986
Daytime Population: Residents 19,057
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,043
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 38,454
Population in Familes 30,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 233
Population Density2 5,259
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $56,396
Average Household Income $69,100
Per Capita Income $26,604


Total Housing Units 14,919 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,470 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,049 (47.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 399 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $197,855
Average Home Value $228,864


Total Households 14,520
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 9,232
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.09% 0.72%
Households 1.03% 0.75%
Families 0.43% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Northglenn, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northglenn to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 22 95th
Population Density # 9 98th
Diversity Index # 56 88th
Median Household Income # 218 53rd
Per Capita Income # 289 37th

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