Denver, CO 80227 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 80227: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Denver, CO 80227

Acceptable Alternative
Lakewood, CO 80227

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 919
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,775
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,433
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.667, Longitude -105.096
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 80227 has segments in 2 Counties (Denver, Jefferson).

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Denver, CO 80227 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 35,406
Population in Households 35,303
Population in Familes 26,958
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density1 4,495
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 15,316
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 9,271
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,041 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,748 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,568 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 725 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $279,644
Average Home Value $307,785


Median Household Income $57,222
Average Household Income $77,935
Per Capita Income $33,821
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 1.01%
Households 0.61% 0.99%
Families 0.54% 0.95%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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 80227 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 80227 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 # 41 92nd
Population Density1 # 39 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 108 79th
Median Household Income # 210 59th
Per Capita Income # 165 67th

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