Denver, CO 80229 ZIP Code Profile

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Thornton, CO | Welby, CO
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ZIP Code 80229: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Denver, CO 80229

Acceptable Alternative
Thornton, CO 80229

Not Acceptable, USPS
Welby, CO 80229

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Adams County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.85, Longitude -104.97
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,308
  • PO Box Addresses: 365
  • Residential Addresses: 18,756
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,468
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,288

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2021, Maps updated: November 4, 2020.

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Denver, CO 80229 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 56,930 (100%)
Population in Households 56,787 (99.7%)
Population in Families 46,330 (81.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 143 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 4,331
Diversity Index2 77
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,540
Average Household Income $71,159
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $24,473
Wealth Index5 57
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 19,968 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,246 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,330 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 392 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $262,896
Average Home Value $272,988
Housing Affordability Index3 131
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,576
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 13,335
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.1% 1.12%
Households 1.01% 1.07%
Families 0.83% 0.96%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
Owner Occupied HU   1.18%

Denver, CO 80229 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 80229 to the other 514 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 9 98th
Population Density # 49 91st
Median Household Income # 283 45th
Housing Affordability Index # 284 55th
Per Capita Income # 435 16th
Diversity Index # 19 96th

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