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Denver: Population Profile


Metropolitan Area Residents (PMSA)

1980: 1,429,000

1990: 1,622,980

2000: 2,109,282

Percent change, 1990–2000: 29.9%

U.S. rank in 1980: 21st

U.S. rank in 1990: 22nd

U.S. rank in 2000: 19th

City Residents

1980: 493,000

1990: 467,610

2000: 554,636

2003 estimate: 557,478

Percent change, 1990–2000: -18.6%

U.S. rank in 1980: 24th

U.S. rank in 1990: 26th (State rank: 1st)

U.S. rank in 2000: 31st (State rank: 1st)

Density: 3,616.7 people per square mile (2000)

Racial and ethnic characteristics (2000)

White: 362,180

Black or African American: 61,149

American Indian and Alaska Native: 7,290

Asian: 15,611

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander: 648

Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 175,704

Other: 86,464

Percent of residents born in state: 40.1%

Age characteristics (2000)

Population under 5 years old: 37,769

Population 5 to 9 years old: 34,473

Population 10 to 14 years old: 31,315

Population 15 to 19 years old: 32,259

Population 20 to 24 years old: 45,534

Population 25 to 34 years old: 113,676

Population 35 to 44 years old: 86,420

Population 45 to 54 years old: 71,000

Population 55 to 59 years old: 22,573

Population 60 to 64 years old: 17,191

Population 65 to 74 years old: 30,643

Population 75 to 84 years old: 23,369

Population 85 years and over: 8,414

Median age: 33.1 years

Births: (2003, Denver County)

Total number: 10,365

Deaths (2003, Denver County)

Total number: 4,321 (of which, 72 were infants under the age of 1 year)

Money income (1999)

Per capita income: $24,101

Median household income: $39,500

Total households: 239,235

Number of households with income of . . .

less than $10,000: 24,286

$10,000 to $14,999: 15,173

$15,000 to $24,999: 31,541

$25,000 to $34,999: 34,121

$35,000 to $49,999: 41,136

$50,000 to $74,999: 43,712

$75,000 to $99,999: 21,836

$100,000 to $149,999: 16,662

$150,000 to $199,999: 4,912

$200,000 or more: 6,036

Percent of families below poverty level: 10.6% (42.0% of which were female householder families with related children under 5 years)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 32,132


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