Applewood, CO Profile: Facts & Data

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Applewood, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Applewood Census Designated Place had a population of 7,674 as of July 1, 2019. Applewood 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 Applewood is located at latitude 39.7578 and longitude -105.1625 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Applewood Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.42 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,577 feet.

The Applewood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407749) 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 Applewood Census Designated Place is located within Northeast Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.


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Applewood, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Applewood, CO Housing Affordability Index is 104
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Applewood, CO Wealth Index is 179
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 7,674
Population in Households 7,625
Population in Families 6,172
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density 1,888
Diversity Index1 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $96,337
Average Household Income $120,373
Per Capita Income $50,523
Wealth Index3 179

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,318 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 983 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $484,796
Housing Affordability Index2 104
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,301
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,212
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.96% 1.09%
Households 0.9% 1.02%
Families 1.12% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Applewood, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Applewood to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 86 81st
Population Density # 85 82nd
Diversity Index # 339 26th
Median Household Income # 75 84th
Per Capita Income # 58 88th

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