Denver, CO

693,060 Population
153 square miles 4,528.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
12.5%
was 12.3%
Ranked 1st Highest in CO
Population Density
4,528.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
40.3%
was 41.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
14.9%
was 15.2%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CO
Percent Under 18
20.3%
was 21.0%
Ranked 13th Highest in CO
Percent 65 and Over
11.2%
was 10.7%
Ranked 11th Highest in CO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.8
was 3.7
Ranked 5th Lowest in CO
Percent Living in Poverty
13.7%
was 18.7%
Ranked 12th Lowest in CO
Median Household Income
$56,258
was $51,089
Ranked 12th Highest in CO
Gini Income Distribution
 
50.1
50.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
7.8
was 6.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
673.9
was 629.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,529.9
was 3,653.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
311,480
was 293,222
Ranked 1st Highest in CO
Median Rent
$1,223
was $898
Ranked 11th Highest in CO
Total Building Permits
5,870
was 5,578
 
Occupied Housing Units
292,003
was 273,050
 
Homeownership Rate
50.0%
was 51.0%
Ranked 16th Highest in CO
Single Family Building Permits
1,284
was 1,056
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,031.4
was 1,916.2
Ranked 1st Highest in CO
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.8%
was 13.1%
Ranked 5th Highest in CO
Multifamily Building Permits
4,586
was 4,522
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
Ranked 15th Highest in CO
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
20.0
was 19.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
9.0
was 8.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.6%
was 92.7%
Ranked 6th Highest in CO
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.7%
Ranked 14th Highest in CO
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 99.4%
Ranked 9th Highest in CO

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
87.2%
was 86.3%
Ranked 14th Highest in CO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
47.4%
was 44.4%
Ranked 6th Highest in CO

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