Denver County, Colorado Population 2018

Denver County, Colorado's estimated population is 704,621 with a growth rate of 6.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Denver County, Colorado is the 1st largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017704,62141,3186.23%
2016663,303-31,474-4.53%
2016694,77713,1591.93%
2015681,61818,3472.77%
2014663,27115,2222.35%
2013648,04914,2512.25%
2012633,79814,4422.33%
2011619,35616,1382.68%
2010603,218135,60829.00%
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%

Denver County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White510,441
Black or African American64,805
Some Other Race35,547
Asian23,191
Two or More Races22,710
American Indian and Alaska Native6,203
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander406

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Denver County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Denver County, Colorado Median Age

34.2


Total

34


Male

34.5


Female

Denver County, Colorado Adults

There are 525,999 adults, (72,300 of which are seniors) in Denver County, Colorado.

Denver County, Colorado Age Dependency

46.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Denver County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

331,701

50.01%

Male

331,602

49.99%

Denver County, Colorado Households and Families

Denver County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Denver County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.9%30.1%
All49.4%50.6%
Male47.1%52.9%
Female39.8%60.2%
Non Family38%62%

49.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Denver County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All281,0722.3149.4
Non Family144,0491.3538
Married95,1953.2469.9
Female29,2023.5139.8
Male12,6263.3447.1

3.21

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Denver County, Colorado Households

Denver County, Colorado Education

Denver County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31,3516.70%
9th to 12th Grade32,5146.94%
High School Graduate82,55517.63%
Some College82,92417.71%
Associates Degree24,8345.30%
Bachelors Degree131,01327.98%
Graduate Degree83,07217.74%

Denver County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White285,141275,547176,744
Hispanic114,49569,73314,677
Black42,08336,4839,433
Other Race21,48212,5252,699
Asian16,50313,3388,322
Multiple Races11,20710,2585,402
Native American4,0883,301750
Islander294247118

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 61.98%.

Denver County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,591$42,979$36,850
Less Than High School$22,930$26,492$15,652
High School Grad$28,445$30,738$24,860
Some College$33,318$36,675$30,197
Bachelors Degree$50,857$57,012$45,129
Graduate Degree$64,813$79,615$56,232

$40,591

Average Earnings

$42,979

Average Male

$36,850

Average Female

Denver County, Colorado Language

Denver County, Colorado Language by Age

Denver County, Colorado Language

72.90% of Denver County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 27.10% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.57% of the population.

Denver County, Colorado Poverty

Denver County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic201,30249,18124.43%
White346,91133,6559.70%
Black63,13917,74228.10%
Other35,3398,26823.40%
Asian22,7713,99617.55%
Multiple22,2943,18714.30%
Native5,9711,74929.29%
Islander40010626.50%

16.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.58%

Male Poverty Rate

17.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denver County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denver County, Colorado is Native, with 29.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denver County, Colorado is White, with 9.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.97%.

Denver County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.13%
High School18.28%
Some College13.93%
Bachelors or Greater5.40%

Denver County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.41%
Female Unemployed33.81%
Female Employed8.42%
Male Employed6.72%

Denver County, Colorado Income

Denver County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,258$83,293
Families$71,913$103,161
Married Families$90,522$124,279
Non Families$44,354$62,365

Denver County, Colorado Marital Status

Denver County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Denver County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Denver County, Colorado Veterans

Denver County, Colorado Veterans by War

30,957

Number of Veterans

27,958

Male Veterans

2,999

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam10,791
First Gulf War5,571
Second Gulf War4,770
Korea2,667
World War II1,973

Denver County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 547,849
65 to 747,313
75+7,123
55 to 645,830
18 to 342,842

Denver County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White24,2675.85%
Black4,4159.15%
Hispanic3,8752.83%
2 or More8986.57%
Other7102.83%
Indian3146.59%
Asian3021.59%
Hawaiian5116.04%

Denver County, Colorado Veterans by Education

9.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denver County, Colorado Employment Status

Denver County, Colorado Employment by Age

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Denver County, Colorado Employment by Race

Denver County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Denver County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Denver5998646930609319615.54%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990