Denver, CO 80221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 80221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Denver, CO 80221

Acceptable Alternative
Federal Heights, CO 80221
Federal Hgts, CO 80221
Thornton, CO 80221
Westminster, CO 80221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,136
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,285
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,523
  • County: Adams County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.834, Longitude -105.01
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 80221 has segments in 2 Counties (Adams, Denver).

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Denver, CO 80221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,079
Population in Households 40,338
Population in Familes 32,542
Population in Group Qrtrs 741
Population Density1 4,334
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 13,783
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 9,320
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,721 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,962 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,821 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 938 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $172,220
Average Home Value $187,076


Median Household Income $47,019
Average Household Income $58,569
Per Capita Income $20,317
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 1.18%
Households 0.87% 1.17%
Families 0.79% 1.04%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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, CO 80221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 80221 to the other 504 ZIP Codes 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 # 27 95th
Population Density1 # 42 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 18 96th
Median Household Income # 332 34th
Per Capita Income # 450 11th

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