Denver County, Colorado Population 2019

Denver County, Colorado's estimated population is 705,439 with a growth rate of 1.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Denver County, Colorado is the largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018716,49211,0531.57%
2017705,4398,8211.27%
2016696,61812,9531.89%
2015683,66518,7952.83%
2014664,87015,3572.36%
2013649,51314,2362.24%
2012635,27714,7642.38%
2011620,51317,1592.84%
2010603,354135,74429.03%
1990467,610-24,755-5.03%
1980492,365-22,313-4.34%
1970514,67820,7914.21%
1960493,88778,10118.78%
1950415,78693,37428.96%
1940322,41234,55112.00%
1930287,86131,37012.23%
1920256,49143,11020.20%
1910213,3810.00%

How Many People Live in Denver County, Colorado?

705,439

Population by Race

Race Population
White521,481
Black or African American64,466
Some Other Race37,216
Asian24,433
Two or More Races23,341
American Indian and Alaska Native6,537
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander993

Denver County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2019

Denver County, Colorado Median Age

34.4


Total

34.2


Male

34.6


Female

Denver County, Colorado Adults

There are 539,843 adults, (75,959 of whom are seniors) in Denver County, Colorado.

Denver County, Colorado Age Dependency

46.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Denver County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

339,067

49.98%

Male

339,400

50.02%

Denver County, Colorado Households and Families

Denver County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Denver County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71%29%
All50.1%49.9%
Male48.6%51.4%
Female41%59%
Non Family38.1%61.9%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All287,2622.3150.1
Non Family147,5661.3638.1
Married97,8973.2571
Female28,6363.4841
Male13,1633.3748.6

3.22

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Denver County, Colorado Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31,5956.54%
9th to 12th Grade32,7616.78%
High School Graduate84,94817.58%
Some College83,39117.26%
Associates Degree25,8075.34%
Bachelors Degree137,05228.37%
Graduate Degree87,57418.13%

Denver County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White294,643285,193185,098
Hispanic117,83972,39015,947
Black42,45337,0459,764
Other Race22,84312,9802,911
Asian17,55514,1748,724
Multiple Races11,99110,9825,707
Native American4,4683,656845
Islander331312123

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 62.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,000$46,155$38,663
Less Than High School$24,122$27,701$16,667
High School Grad$30,135$31,766$25,972
Some College$35,732$39,932$30,917
Bachelors Degree$52,215$60,495$46,705
Graduate Degree$67,682$82,616$58,505

$42,000

Average Earnings

$46,155

Average Male

$38,663

Average Female

Denver County, Colorado Language

Denver County, Colorado Language by Age

Denver County, Colorado Language

73.28% of Denver County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 26.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.13% of the population.

Denver County, Colorado Poverty

Denver County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic204,60844,96821.98%
White356,46933,0229.26%
Black62,59616,70526.69%
Other37,0287,22219.50%
Asian24,1173,78215.68%
Multiple22,9393,38614.76%
Native6,3101,52824.22%
Islander993383.83%

15.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.15%

Male Poverty Rate

16.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denver County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denver County, Colorado is Black, with 26.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denver County, Colorado is Islander, with 3.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.27%
High School16.67%
Some College13.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.29%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.20%
Female Unemployed32.88%
Female Employed8.05%
Male Employed6.07%

Denver County, Colorado Income

Denver County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,098$88,779
Families$77,365$110,973
Married Families$96,042$133,177
Non Families$47,642$65,772

Denver County, Colorado Marital Status

Denver County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Denver County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Denver County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Denver County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Denver County, Colorado Veterans

29,712

Number of Veterans

27,061

Male Veterans

2,651

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,721
First Gulf War5,182
Second Gulf War5,142
Korea2,412
World War II1,598

Denver County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White23,2485.48%
Black4,0908.43%
Hispanic3,8542.75%
2 or More9526.70%
Other7402.78%
Asian3461.73%
Indian2675.23%
Hawaiian6916.27%

Denver County, Colorado Veterans by Education

9.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denver County, Colorado Employment Status

71.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Denver County, Colorado Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

40.64%

Born in Colorado

84.21%

Native Born

15.79%

Foreign Born

10.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

84.21% of Denver County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 40.64% having been born in Colorado. 10.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Denver County, Colorado

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  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990