Arvada, Colorado Population 2020

123,036

Arvada is a city located in Jefferson County, Colorado. With a 2020 population of 123,036, it is the 7th largest city in Colorado and the 231st largest city in the United States. Arvada is currently growing at a rate of 1.04% annually and its population has increased by 15.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 106,433 in 2010. Spanning over 39 miles, Arvada has a population density of 3,172 people per square mile.

The average household income in Arvada is $100,531 with a poverty rate of 5.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,274 per month, and the median house value is $352,300. The median age in Arvada is 40.5 years, 38.8 years for males, and 42.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.0 males.

Arvada Co Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Arvada Co was:

  • White: 91.51%
  • Two or more races: 2.57%
  • Asian: 2.11%
  • Other race: 1.60%
  • Black or African American: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Arvada, Colorado is 123,036, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 120,492. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 106,433.

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White107,29491.51%
Two or More Races3,0102.57%
Asian2,4752.11%
Some Other Race1,8811.60%
Black or African American1,5721.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0040.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.01%

Arvada Co Population Pyramid 2020

Arvada Co Median Age

40.5


Total

38.8


Male

42.4


Female

Arvada Co Adults

There are 92,956 adults, (19,864 of whom are seniors) in Arvada Co.

Arvada Co Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Arvada Co Sex Ratio

Female

60,117

51.27%

Male

57,134

48.73%

Arvada Co Households and Families

Arvada Co Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Arvada Co Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All73.8%26.2%
Female62.3%37.7%
Male59%41%
Non Family58.8%41.2%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,0322.4873.8
Married24,7073.186.7
Non Family16,2371.2858.8
Female4,0833.2362.3
Male2,0053.1259

3.02

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Arvada Co Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5071.77%
9th to 12th Grade3,1613.72%
High School Graduate20,18623.77%
Some College19,35822.80%
Associates Degree7,1288.39%
Bachelors Degree21,56025.39%
Graduate Degree12,01514.15%

Arvada Co Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White70,53867,95729,796
Hispanic10,2138,4751,974
Asian1,8881,624903
Multiple Races1,3951,289562
Other Race1,3141,015262
Black954922367
Native American60344986
Islander1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,591$59,601$40,274
Less Than High School$30,088$33,261$18,871
High School Grad$39,866$47,735$30,151
Some College$42,215$53,279$35,714
Bachelors Degree$57,749$72,669$45,102
Graduate Degree$72,029$90,694$60,688

$49,591

Average Earnings

$59,601

Average Male

$40,274

Average Female

Arvada Co Language

Arvada Co Language by Age

Arvada Co Language

91.37% of Arvada Co residents speak only English, while 8.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.63% of the population.

Arvada Co Poverty

Arvada Co Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White93,1064,1134.42%
Hispanic16,8031,89911.30%
Black1,53935423.00%
Multiple2,99730410.14%
Asian2,47525910.46%
Other1,86823912.79%
Native99411311.37%

5.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.84%

Male Poverty Rate

6.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arvada Co

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arvada Co is Black, with 23.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arvada Co is White, with 4.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.77%
High School7.69%
Some College4.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.37%
Female Unemployed17.90%
Female Employed3.72%
Male Employed1.87%

Arvada Co Income

Arvada Co Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,055$100,531
Families$99,993$119,438
Married Families$110,506$130,559
Non Families$49,471$60,008

Arvada Co Marital Status

Arvada Co Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Arvada Co Married by Age and Sex

Arvada Co 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.

Arvada Co Marital Status by Race

Arvada Co Veterans

7,827

Number of Veterans

7,226

Male Veterans

601

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,075
First Gulf War1,411
Second Gulf War1,136
Korea719
World War II382
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,4668.71%
Hispanic5904.91%
Other1066.73%
2 or More1035.80%
Indian618.20%
Asian472.32%
Black444.27%

$Arvada Co Veterans by Education

3.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arvada Co Employment Status

69.7%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Arvada Co 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

50.63%

Born in Colorado

94.61%

Native Born

5.39%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.61% of Arvada Co residents were born in the United States, with 50.63% having been born in Colorado. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020123,0361,2721.04%
2019121,7641,2721.06%
2018120,4921,4941.26%
2017118,9981,2721.08%
2016117,7262,3172.01%
2015115,4091,7301.52%
2014113,6791,8331.64%
2013111,8461,6541.50%
2012110,1922,1562.00%
2011108,0361,1541.08%
2010106,8824,7290.45%
2000102,15312,9181.36%
199089,2354,6590.54%
198084,57635,4935.59%
197049,08329,8419.82%
196019,24217,74213.61%
19401,5001,2004.11%
19003000.00%