Denver County CO Information


Denver County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 699,791
Daytime Population: Workers 534,361
Daytime Population: Residents 331,921
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 866,282
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 683,602
Population in Familes 458,368
Population in Group Qrtrs 16,189
Population Density2 4,574
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $56,480
Average Household Income $85,241
Per Capita Income $37,825


Total Housing Units 322,998 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 141,297 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 163,193 (50.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 18,508 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $323,431
Average Home Value $376,194


Total Households 304,490
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 143,749
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 2.14% 2.0%
Households 2.04% 1.94%
Families 1.95% 1.88%
Median Household Income   3.7%
Per Capita Income   3.09%


Denver County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denver County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 2 98th
Median Household Income # 27 59th
Per Capita Income # 11 84th

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