Dakota Ridge, Colorado Population 2024

34,234

Dakota Ridge is a city located in Jefferson County Colorado. Dakota Ridge has a 2024 population of 34,234. Dakota Ridge is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -1.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,655 in 2020.

The average household income in Dakota Ridge is $135,074 with a poverty rate of 3.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dakota Ridge is 40 years, 39 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Dakota Ridge Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dakota Ridge was:

  • White: 80.74%
  • Two or more races: 11.76%
  • Asian: 2.87%
  • Other race: 2.64%
  • Black or African American: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
Land Area (mi²)
9.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,647.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.21% (-421)
The current population of Dakota Ridge, Colorado is 34,234 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 34,655.

Dakota Ridge, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27,64280.74%
Two or more races4,02611.76%
Asian9812.87%
Other race9052.64%
Black or African American4221.23%
Native American2320.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander260.08%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dakota Ridge Population by Race

Dakota Ridge Population Pyramid 2024

Dakota Ridge Median Age

40

Total

39

Male

41.3

Female

Dakota Ridge Adults

There are 27,198 adults, (4,932 of whom are seniors) in Dakota Ridge.

Dakota Ridge Age Dependency

53.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dakota Ridge Sex Ratio

Female17,04149.78%
Male17,19350.22%

Dakota Ridge Population by Age

Dakota Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,9632.6383.516.5
Married7,7953.191.98.1
Non Family3,5261.2972.927.1
Female1,0323.2169.930.1
Male6103.4559.540.5
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

83.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dakota Ridge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dakota Ridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dakota Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.71%.

Dakota Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$63,665

Average Earnings

$73,485

Average Male

$55,991

Average Female

Dakota Ridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dakota Ridge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dakota Ridge Language

92.39% of Dakota Ridge residents speak only English, while 7.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.8% of the population.

Dakota Ridge Language

Dakota Ridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White25,6187362.87%
Hispanic5,5073676.66%
Multiple4,0261784.42%
Asian98114514.78%
Black4227918.72%
showing: 5 rows

3.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.27%

Male Poverty Rate

4.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dakota Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dakota Ridge is Black, with 18.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dakota Ridge is White, with 2.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.06%.

Dakota Ridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.06%
High School5.91%
Some College3.25%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%
showing: 4 rows

Dakota Ridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed16.79%
Male Unemployed13.77%
Female Employed2.04%
Male Employed1.04%
showing: 4 rows

Dakota Ridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dakota Ridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dakota Ridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dakota Ridge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dakota Ridge 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.

Dakota Ridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dakota Ridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,139

Number of Veterans

1,910

Male Veterans

229

Female Veterans

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Dakota Ridge Veterans by War

count

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Dakota Ridge Veterans by Age

count

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Dakota Ridge Veterans by Race

Dakota Ridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dakota Ridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Dakota Ridge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dakota Ridge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dakota Ridge Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

49.51%

Born in Dakota Ridge

94.65%

Native Born

5.35%

Foreign Born

2.16%

Non Citizen

3.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.65% of Dakota Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 49.51% having been born in Colorado. 2.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dakota Ridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202434,234
202334,234
202234,234-127-0.37%
202134,361-294-0.85%
202034,655-4-0.01%
201934,6594091.19%
201834,2503080.91%
201733,942-191-0.56%
201634,1335531.65%
201533,580-3-0.01%
201433,5835741.74%
201333,0096141.9%
201232,3951,1313.62%
201131,264-741-2.32%
201032,005
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Dakota Ridge Population by Year