Denver, CO 80226 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 80226: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Denver, CO 80226

Acceptable Alternative
Lakewood, CO 80226

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,342
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,850
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,765
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.714, Longitude -105.065
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 80226 has segments in 2 Counties (Denver, Jefferson).

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Denver, CO 80226 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,634
Daytime Population: Workers 14,542
Daytime Population: Residents 16,058
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,600
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 32,816
Population in Familes 23,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 818
Population Density2 4,678
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $59,411
Average Household Income $74,622
Per Capita Income $31,723


Total Housing Units 14,463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,324 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,647 (46.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 492 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $281,273
Average Home Value $296,754


Total Households 13,971
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 7,825
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 1.1% 1.0%
Households 1.16% 1.05%
Families 0.82% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Denver, CO 80226 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 80226 to the other 503 ZIP Codes 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 # 54 89th
Population Density # 39 92nd
Diversity Index # 75 85th
Median Household Income # 213 58th
Per Capita Income # 217 57th

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