Cherry Creek, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cherry Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Cherry Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 12,349 as of July 1, 2017. Cherry Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cherry Creek is located at latitude 39.6094 and longitude -104.8644 in Arapahoe County. The formal boundaries for the Cherry Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Arapahoe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,643 feet.

The Cherry Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629984) 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 Cherry Creek Census Designated Place is located within Southwest Arapahoe Division of Arapahoe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cherry Creek 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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Cherry Creek, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,349
Daytime Population: Workers 733
Daytime Population: Residents 5,486
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,219
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 12,259
Population in Familes 10,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density2 7,359
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $112,541
Average Household Income $150,915
Per Capita Income $55,306


Total Housing Units 4,739 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,275 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,294 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $504,923
Average Home Value $520,182


Total Households 4,569
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 3,438
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 1.46% 1.42%
Households 1.43% 1.4%
Families 1.67% 1.37%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

Cherry Creek, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cherry Creek 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 # 58 88th
Population Density # 7 99th
Diversity Index # 172 63rd
Median Household Income # 31 93rd
Per Capita Income # 44 91st

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