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Denver city, Colorado

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Denver city, Colorado
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 716,492
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 716,492
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 599,815
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 19.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 600,158
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 29,712
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 15.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 50.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $322,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,647
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $453
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $1,131
Building permits, 2018 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 287,262
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.31
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 79.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 26.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 90.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 81.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 86.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 46.5%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 6.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 71.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 65.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,884,852
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 7,316,892
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,343,892
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 14,625,818
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 7,111,416
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $11,212
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 25.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $60,098
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $38,991
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2016 X
Total employment, 2016 X
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 X
All firms, 2012 79,097
Men-owned firms, 2012 41,776
Women-owned firms, 2012 28,725
Minority-owned firms, 2012 18,049
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 57,077
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 6,329
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 67,981
Population per square mile, 2010 3,922.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 153.00
FIPS Code 0820000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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