Denver County, Colorado Population 2020

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 Percentage
White530,27876.47%
Black or African American64,8819.36%
Some Other Race39,5315.70%
Asian26,1433.77%
Two or More Races24,7183.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,8330.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,0330.15%

Denver County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2020

Denver County, Colorado Median Age

34.4


Total

34.2


Male

34.6


Female

Denver County, Colorado Adults

There are 553,616 adults, (78,751 of whom are seniors) in Denver County, Colorado.

Denver County, Colorado Age Dependency

46

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Denver County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

346,229

49.93%

Male

347,188

50.07%

Denver County, Colorado Households and Families

Denver County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Denver County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.9%29.1%
All49.6%50.4%
Male46.9%53.1%
Female40.6%59.4%
Non Family37.3%62.7%

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All294,3582.3149.6
Non Family151,2601.3737.3
Married101,3143.2470.9
Female28,5253.4340.6
Male13,2593.4146.9

3.19

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Denver County, Colorado Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31,6046.36%
9th to 12th Grade32,4396.53%
High School Graduate84,26516.97%
Some College83,92416.90%
Associates Degree26,4645.33%
Bachelors Degree145,10529.22%
Graduate Degree92,77218.68%

Denver County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White302,768293,696194,600
Hispanic120,51475,35817,622
Black43,19837,48910,405
Other Race24,37413,6373,263
Asian18,62015,2519,600
Multiple Races12,86411,8016,391
Native American4,7353,814769
Islander590566283

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 64.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,466$48,945$40,777
Less Than High School$26,012$30,399$18,456
High School Grad$30,751$32,645$26,346
Some College$36,975$41,161$32,048
Bachelors Degree$54,237$61,994$49,056
Graduate Degree$70,026$84,566$60,410

$44,466

Average Earnings

$48,945

Average Male

$40,777

Average Female

Denver County, Colorado Language

Denver County, Colorado Language by Age

Denver County, Colorado Language

73.54% of Denver County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 26.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.79% of the population.

Denver County, Colorado Poverty

Denver County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic207,15840,06619.34%
White365,66632,0848.77%
Black63,17415,21224.08%
Other39,2926,41516.33%
Asian25,8453,93115.21%
Multiple24,2733,25513.41%
Native6,5521,37220.94%
Islander1,033605.81%

13.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.72%

Male Poverty Rate

14.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denver County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denver County, Colorado is Black, with 24.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denver County, Colorado is Islander, with 5.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.38%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.23%
High School15.58%
Some College12.71%
Bachelors or Greater5.01%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.95%
Female Unemployed33.05%
Female Employed7.16%
Male Employed5.39%

Denver County, Colorado Income

Denver County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,793$93,650
Families$81,452$117,419
Married Families$101,425$140,013
Non Families$50,542$68,982

Denver County, Colorado Marital Status

Denver County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

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

29,648

Number of Veterans

26,772

Male Veterans

2,876

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,975
Second Gulf War5,599
First Gulf War5,349
Korea2,192
World War II1,259

Denver County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White23,2495.37%
Hispanic4,0722.84%
Black3,7577.63%
Other9573.35%
2 or More8635.66%
Asian4332.04%
Indian2584.87%
Hawaiian13119.55%

Denver County, Colorado Veterans by Education

9.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denver County, Colorado Employment Status

71.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

4%

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

40.32%

Born in Colorado

84.37%

Native Born

15.63%

Foreign Born

9.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

84.37% of Denver County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 40.32% having been born in Colorado. 9.87% 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