Sherrelwood, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Sherrelwood, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Sherrelwood Census Designated Place had a population of 19,426 as of July 1, 2018. Sherrelwood 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 Sherrelwood is located at latitude 39.8378 and longitude -105.0014 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Sherrelwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,289 feet.

The Sherrelwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408726) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Sherrelwood Census Designated Place is located within West Adams Division of Adams County.

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Sherrelwood, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,426
Population in Households 19,420
Population in Familes 16,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 7,999
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $52,352
Average Household Income $63,998
Per Capita Income $20,510


Total Housing Units 6,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,806 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,379 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $184,246
Average Home Value $222,721


Total Households 6,185
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 4,481
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.74% 0.36%
Households 0.58% 0.28%
Families 0.42% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Sherrelwood, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sherrelwood to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 40 91st
Population Density # 3 100th
Diversity Index # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 262 43rd
Per Capita Income # 414 10th

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