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Jefferson County, Colorado

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Jefferson County, Colorado
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 580,233
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 580,233
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 534,829
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 8.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 534,543
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.5%
Female persons, percent
50.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
15.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
78.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 38,764
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 6.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 243,009
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 70.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $334,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,734
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $482
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $1,205
Building permits, 2018 2,138
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 227,805
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.44
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 84.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 11.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 93.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 86.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 94.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 43.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 6.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 69.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 64.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,069,215
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,717,429
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 6,119,010
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,082,119
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 7,465,012
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,688
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 27.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $75,170
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $40,187
Persons in poverty, percent
7.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 17,046
Total employment, 2016 187,897
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 8,823,144
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 1.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 57,319
All firms, 2012 61,610
Men-owned firms, 2012 32,687
Women-owned firms, 2012 22,451
Minority-owned firms, 2012 7,211
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 52,256
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 5,904
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 53,067
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 699.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 764.21
FIPS Code 08059
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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