Denver, North Carolina Population 2022

2,775
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Denver is a city located in Lincoln County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,775, it is the 262nd largest city in North Carolina and the 9241st largest city in the United States. Denver is currently growing at a rate of 1.43% annually and its population has increased by 2.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,697 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Denver has a population density of 468 people per square mile.

The average household income in Denver is $76,565 with a poverty rate of 8.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $830 per month, and the median house value is $208,000. The median age in Denver is 41.8 years, 38.2 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Denver Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Denverwas:

  • White: 88.63%
  • Black or African American: 4.96%
  • Asian: 3.91%
  • Two or more races: 2.50%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Denver, North Carolina is 2,775 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,697.

Denver, North Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,62788.63%
Black or African American1474.96%
Asian1163.91%
Two or More Races742.50%
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Denver Population by Race

Denver Population Pyramid 2022

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Denver Median Age

45.4


Total

42.7


Male

47.8


Female

Denver Adults

There are 2,355 adults, (548 of whom are seniors) in Denver.

Denver Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Denver Sex Ratio

Female

1,598

53.91%

Male

1,366

46.09%

Denver Population by Age

Denver Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Denver Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married67%33%
Non Family64%36%
All62.2%37.8%
Female40%60%

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Denver Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2682.3462.2
Married690367
Male76.86100
Female1902.1440
Non Family3811.1664

2.84

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Denver Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.55%
9th to 12th Grade1165.27%
High School Graduate63728.95%
Some College65529.77%
Associates Degree25311.50%
Bachelors Degree37016.82%
Graduate Degree1577.14%
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Denver Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Denver Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian525245
Hispanic676735
White1,8841,756440
2+ Races74747
Black134134

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 86.54%.

Denver Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,944$41,232$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$23,967$$23,451
Some College$41,732$41,513$
Bachelors Degree$58,182$$
Graduate Degree$$$114,844

$36,944

Average Earnings

$41,232

Average Male

$

Average Female

Denver Earnings by Educational Attainment

Denver Language by Age

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Denver Language

93.46% of Denver residents speak only English, while 6.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.39% of the population.

Denver Language

Denver Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,53025810.20%
Asian11676.03%
OtherNaN%

8.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.18%

Male Poverty Rate

7.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Denver

The race most likely to be in poverty in Denver is White, with 10.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Denver is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.30%.

Denver Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School21.04%
Some College10.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.23%

Denver Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.15%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.24%
Female Unemployed36.17%

Denver Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Denver Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,311$69,199
Families$58,708$85,279
Married Families$54,643-
Non Families$25,635$31,762
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Income by Household Type

Denver Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Denver Married by Age and Sex

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Denver 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 20-34.

Denver Marital Status by Race

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Denver Marital Status

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284

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War
Vietnam131
Korea
World War II19

Denver Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5455
55 to 6448
65 to 74145
75+36

Denver Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White27313.03%
Black118.21%
Hispanic1116.42%

Denver Veterans by Race

Denver Veterans by Education

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23.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Denver Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Denver Employment by Age

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Denver Employment by Race

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Denver Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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41.67%

Born in Denver

94.47%

Native Born

5.53%

Foreign Born

2.80%

Non Citizen

2.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.47% of Denver residents were born in the United States, with 41.67% having been born in North Carolina. 2.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Denver Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,3090.00%
20112,348391.69%
20122,387391.66%
20132,426391.63%
20142,465391.61%
20152,504391.58%
20162,543391.56%
20172,582391.53%
20182,621391.51%
20192,660391.49%
20202,697371.39%
20212,736391.45%
20222,775391.43%

Denver Population by Year