Denver, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 704,621 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.0%
 
Males: 352,865  (50.1%)
Females: 351,756  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80110, 80202, 80203, 80204, 80205, 80206, 80207, 80209, 80210, 80211, 80214, 80218, 80219, 80222, 80223, 80224, 80226, 80227, 80230, 80232, 80236, 80237, 80238, 80239, 80246, 80249, 80264, 80290, 80293, 80294.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,224 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Denver:

$65,224
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,271 (it was $24,101 in 2000)

Denver city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $395,100 (it was $160,100 in 2000)
Denver:

$395,100
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $475,356; detached houses: $500,611; townhouses or other attached units: $470,716; in 2-unit structures: $462,313; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $340,110; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $379,101; mobile homes: $134,964

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,286.

March 2019 cost of living index in Denver: 113.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.2%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Black residents, 16.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.3% for American Indian residents, 26.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.2% for other race residents, 14.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Denver, CO (2017)
    • 382,73554.3%White alone
    • 210,82129.9%Hispanic
    • 63,1109.0%Black alone
    • 26,5953.8%Asian alone
    • 16,7282.4%Two or more races
    • 3,4700.5%American Indian alone
    • 7460.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 4160.06%Other race alone

Races in Denver detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 1,726 registered sex offenders living in Denver, Colorado as of February 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Denver is 402 to 1.


Crime rates in Denver by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
59
(10.5)
51
(9.0)
47
(8.2)
40
(6.7)
39
(6.4)
22
(3.6)
34
(5.6)
39
(6.2)
40
(6.2)
31
(4.7)
53
(7.8)
57
(8.2)
59
(8.3)
65
(9.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
328
(58.1)
342
(60.2)
296
(51.6)
282
(47.6)
343
(56.7)
367
(60.5)
396
(64.9)
376
(59.8)
514
(79.2)
448
(67.3)
548
(80.3)
567
(81.1)
699
(98.9)
717
(99.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,432
(253.7)
1,280
(225.2)
1,045
(182.3)
951
(160.4)
946
(156.4)
926
(152.5)
1,143
(187.2)
1,165
(185.3)
1,132
(174.4)
1,091
(164.0)
1,230
(180.2)
1,160
(165.9)
1,232
(174.4)
1,211
(168.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2,673
(473.5)
2,652
(466.5)
2,164
(377.4)
2,088
(352.2)
2,165
(358.0)
1,976
(325.5)
2,135
(349.6)
2,291
(364.5)
2,401
(370.0)
2,413
(362.7)
2,768
(405.6)
2,813
(402.3)
2,784
(394.0)
3,269
(453.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7,360
(1,304)
6,543
(1,151)
5,694
(993.0)
5,173
(872.5)
4,763
(787.7)
4,501
(741.5)
4,868
(797.2)
5,129
(816.0)
4,918
(757.8)
4,555
(684.6)
4,762
(697.8)
4,675
(668.6)
4,331
(612.9)
3,982
(552.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
18,518
(3,280)
13,376
(2,353)
11,594
(2,022)
10,547
(1,779)
12,628
(2,088)
12,944
(2,132)
14,040
(2,299)
14,544
(2,314)
15,306
(2,358)
14,363
(2,159)
14,962
(2,192)
15,638
(2,236)
16,021
(2,267)
17,207
(2,387)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8,024
(1,421)
6,347
(1,117)
5,121
(893.1)
3,596
(606.5)
3,488
(576.8)
3,226
(531.4)
3,587
(587.4)
3,670
(583.9)
3,487
(537.3)
3,434
(516.1)
4,365
(639.6)
4,788
(684.7)
5,560
(786.8)
5,275
(731.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
256
(45.3)
198
(34.8)
178
(31.0)
147
(24.8)
136
(22.5)
128
(21.1)
95
(15.6)
97
(15.4)
96
(14.8)
138
(20.7)
112
(16.4)
94
(13.4)
129
(18.3)
116
(16.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)574.3490.9409.7350.9361.6346.2383.9385.2392.4360.5402.7402.4423.5431.5

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City-data.com crime index in Denver, CO

Crime rate in Denver detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1,824 (1,517 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (6.9%), Irish (4.3%), American (4.1%), English (3.5%), Italian (2.3%), European (2.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 11/7/1861

Elevation: 5277 feet

Land area: 153.4 square miles.

Population density: 4,595 people per square mile   (average).

Denver, Colorado map

110,446 residents are foreign born (9.8% Latin America, 1.8% Asia).

This city:

15.7%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,961 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,826 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (582.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Glendale, CO (1.5 miles ),
Holly Hills, CO (2.2 miles ),
Edgewater, CO (2.3 miles ),
North Washington, CO (2.4 miles ),
Englewood, CO (2.4 miles ),
Mountain View, CO (2.4 miles ),
Sheridan, CO (2.5 miles ),
Cherry Hills Village, CO (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.73 N, Longitude: 104.97 W

Denver nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Mile-High City, Queen City of the Plains, Broncoville

Daytime population change due to commuting: +161,450 (+22.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 244,227 (61.8%)

Area codes: 303, 720

Distribution of median household income in Denver, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Denver, CO in 2017
Denver satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

Denver tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Colorado:

3.0%
Historical population in Denver, CO
Historical housing units in Denver, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +87,676 (+18.8%).
Most common industries in Denver, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.6%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.0%)
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Denver, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (1.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Construction laborers (2.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (2.6%)
  • Top executives (2.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (2.9%)
  • Registered nurses (2.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.5%)

Average climate in Denver, Colorado

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Denver, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 100. This is worse than average.

City:

100
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.495. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.495
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.656. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.656
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.57
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00502. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00502
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Denver-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Denver city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 13.5 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Denver-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from Denver center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 545.0 miles away from Denver center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from Denver center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 423.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 376.5 miles away from Denver center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Denver County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Denver topographic map

Main business address for: ADVANCED NUTRACEUTICALS INC/TX (WHOLESALE-DRUGS PROPRIETARIES & DRUGGISTS' SUNDRIES), DUKE ENERGY FIELD SERVICES LLC (CRUDE PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS), APARTMENT INVESTMENT & MANAGEMENT CO (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), QUALMARK CORP (LABORATORY APPARATUS & FURNITURE), COBIZ INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), JANUS CAPITAL GROUP INC (FINANCE SERVICES), AMERIVEST PROPERTIES INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), HALLADOR PETROLEUM CO (CRUDE PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS) and 50 other public companies.

Hospitals in Denver:

  • CENTURA HEALTH-PORTER ADVENTIST HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 2525 S DOWNING ST)
  • CLEO WALLACE CENTERS DENVER (provides emergency services, 4400 E ILIFF AVE)
  • COLORADO PALLIATIVE CARE HOSPICE (6795 E TENNESSEE AVE S250)
  • DENVER HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER (Government - State, provides emergency services, 777 BANNOCK ST)
  • INTEGRA HOSPICE AND HOME HEALTH (1401 17TH ST #700)
  • NAMASTE COMFORT CARE (1633 FILLMORE SUITE 300)
  • NATIONAL JEWISH HEALTH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1400 JACKSON ST)
  • PROVENANT ACUTE LONG STAY HOSPITAL (1601 LOWELL BLVD)
  • ROSE MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 4567 E 9TH AVENUE)
  • VA EASTERN COLORADO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (Government Federal, 1055 CLERMONT STREET)
  • VISTACARE (1355 S COLORADO BLVD SUITE C 120)

Airports and heliports located in Denver:

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Amtrak stations:

  • DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • DENVER INTERNATIONAL AP'T (DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Denver:

  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (Full-time enrollment: 17,242; Location: Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave; Public; Website: www.msudenver.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • University of Colorado Denver (Full-time enrollment: 14,727; Location: 1380 Lawrence Street, Lawrence Street Center, Suite 1400; Public; Website: www.ucdenver.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of Denver (Full-time enrollment: 9,621; Location: 2199 S. University Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.du.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Community College of Denver (Full-time enrollment: 7,329; Location: 1111 W. Colfax Ave.; Public; Website: www.ccd.edu)
  • Regis University (Full-time enrollment: 6,975; Location: 3333 Regis Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.regis.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 2,460; Location: 1250 Welton Street; Public; Website: www.emilygriffith.edu)
  • The Art Institute of Colorado (Full-time enrollment: 1,855; Location: 1200 Lincoln Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.artinstitutes.edu/denver/)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Denver (Full-time enrollment: 1,621; Location: 7150 Montview Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.jwu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Denver (Full-time enrollment: 1,467; Location: 7475 Dakin St Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: pmi.edu)
  • Lincoln College of Technology-Denver (Full-time enrollment: 1,270; Location: 11194 E 45th Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lincolnedu.com)
  • Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology (Full-time enrollment: 978; Location: 1681 S Dayton St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bel-rea.com)
  • College America-Denver (Full-time enrollment: 913; Location: 1385 S Colorado Blvd., 5th Floor; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.collegeamerica.edu)
  • Denver School of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 778; Location: 1401 19th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.denverschoolofnursing.edu/)
  • Heritage College-Denver (Full-time enrollment: 767; Location: 12 Lakeside Lane; Private, for-profit; Website: www.heritage-education.com)
  • Westwood College-Denver North (Full-time enrollment: 669; Location: 7350 N Broadway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.westwood.edu)
  • Aspen University (Full-time enrollment: 653; Location: 720 S Colorado Blvd Ste 1150N; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aspen.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Aveda Institute-Denver (Full-time enrollment: 565; Location: 700 16th Street; Private, for-profit; Website: avedaschooldenver.com/)
  • Westwood College-Denver South (Full-time enrollment: 509; Location: 3150 S Sheridan Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.westwood.edu)
  • Argosy University-Denver (Full-time enrollment: 313; Location: 7600 East Eastman Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.argosy.edu/denver/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Iliff School of Theology (Full-time enrollment: 254; Location: 2201 S University Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.iliff.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Biggest public high schools in Denver:

Biggest private high schools in Denver:

  • COLORADO ACADEMY (Students: 913, Location: 3800 S PIERCE ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • MULLEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 801, Location: 3601 S LOWELL BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • DENVER ACADEMY (Students: 374, Location: 4400 E ILIFF AVE, Grades: 1-12)
  • DENVER JEWISH DAY SCHOOL (Students: 367, Location: 2450 S WABASH ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • BISHOP MACHEBEUF HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 357, Location: 458 UINTA WAY, Grades: 9-12)
  • ARRUPE JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 330, Location: 4343 UTICA ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • DENVER WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 319, Location: 940 FILLMORE ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • DENVER CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 165, Location: 2135 S PEARL ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • LOVE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP ED (Students: 163, Location: 4651 TULSA CT, Grades: PK-12)
  • MILE HIGH ACADEMY (Students: 149, Location: 711 E YALE AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Denver:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Denver:

  • GRALAND COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 633, Location: 30 BIRCH ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 484, Location: 1164 S JOSEPHINE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 464, Location: 1973 ELM ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 449, Location: 620 ELIZABETH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • DENVER MONTCLAIR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 436, Location: 206 RED CROSS WAY, Grades: PK-6)
  • ST ANNES EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 430, Location: 2701 S YORK ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • STANLEY BRITISH PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 428, Location: 350 QUEBEC CT, Grades: KG-8)
  • NOTRE DAME SCHOOL (Students: 351, Location: 2165 S ZENOBIA ST, Grades: UG-8)
  • MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD SCHOOL (Students: 350, Location: 3959 E ILIFF AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF DENVER (Students: 302, Location: 1460 S HOLLY ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Denver

Library in Denver:

  • DENVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,646,281; Location: 10 W 14TH AVENUE PARKWAY; 1,986,162 books; 21,120 e-books; 145,252 audio materials; 230,138 video materials; 72 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 4,392 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • elevation is 5280 as recorded on the Capital building stairs...that is why it is called \"The Mile High City\"
  • TV Broadcasting Denver Area, Dont forget KBDI TV-12 Denver-Broomfield. PBS added by Randale
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (Location: 7150 MONTVIEW BLVD. Denver, CO 80220; Private, for-profit; Website: www.jwu.edu)
  • KKFN 950 AM: 50kW, owned by Jefferson Pilot Communications Co.
  • Denver, Colorado Under: Biggest private primary/middle schools in Denver You should have: St. Anne's Episcopal School (370 kids, PK-8, 2701 South York Street, Denver, CO 80210, www.st-annes.org) added by davebarnes
  • also born in Denver: Chauncey Ray Billups NBA player, Detroit Pistons, born September 25, 1976 in Denver, Colorado.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Denver: John F Kennedy Golf Course (A), Denver Country Club (B), Pinehurst Country Club (C), North Marston Filtration Plant (D), Overland Park Municipal Golf Course (E), Sports Authority Field at Mile High (F), Mountain View Golf Course (G), Denver Zoo (H), Mira Vista Golf Course (I), University Hills Plaza (J), Chamberlain Observatory (K), Wellshire Municipal Golf Course (L), Green Valley Ranch (M), Roydale (N), Park Hill Golf Club (O), Denver Union Stockyard (P), Russell Square (Q), Denver Coliseum (R), National Western Complex (S), Stapleton Redevelopment Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Sheridan Shopping Center (1), Alameda Square Shopping Center (2), Athmar Park Shopping Center (3), Cherry Creek Shopping Center (4), Mar Lee Manor Shopping Center (5), Brentwood Plaza Shopping Center (6), Lincoln Shopping Center (7), Bear Valley Shopping Center (8), Belcaro Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Denver include: ADVANCED NUTRACEUTICALS INC/TX (A), DUKE ENERGY FIELD SERVICES LLC (B), APARTMENT INVESTMENT & MANAGEMENT CO (C), COBIZ INC (D), JANUS CAPITAL GROUP INC (E), AMERIVEST PROPERTIES INC (F), HALLADOR PETROLEUM CO (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Denver include: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (A), Mount Calvary Apostolic Church (B), Mother of God Church (C), Most Precious Blood Catholic Church (D), Messiah Baptist Church (E), Macedonia Baptist Church (F), East Denver Orthodox Synagogue (G), Calvary Presbyterian Church (H), Salem United Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Emanuel Cemetery at Fairmount (1), The Cremation Gardens at Rocky Mountain Memorial Park (2), Fairmount Cemetery (3), Olinger Hampden Memorial Gardens Cemetery (4), Fort Logan National Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Huston Lake (A), Wolcott Lake (B), Garfield Lake (C), Berkeley Lake (D), Smith Lake (E), Sloan Lake (F), Bluff Lake (G), Duck Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Westerly Creek (A), Cherry Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Denver include: Godsman Park (1), Harvard Gulch Park (2), Idalia Park (3), Lake of Lakes Park (4), Arlington Park (5), Loretto Heights Park (6), Mel Silverman Park (7), Montbello Civic Center Park (8), Valverde Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fantasy of Flight Foundation (Museums; 7711 East Academy Boulevard) (1), Four Mile Historic Park (Museums; 715 South Forest Street) (2), Aviation & Space Center of the Rockies (Museums; 7711 East Academy Boulevard) (3), Fine and Dandy Gourmet Baskets & Gifts (Museums; 2690 South Wadsworth Boulevard) (4), Denver Museum of Miniatures Dolls & Toys (1880 Gaylord Street) (5), Collections Research for Museums (4830 East Kansas Drive) (6), Friends of Historic FT Logan (Museums; 3742 West Princeton Circle) (7), Historic Denver Inc (Museums; 1536 Wynkoop Street Suite 400A) (8), Denver City & County Government - Museums- Denver Art Museum- Saturday Free for Colorado Resid (100 West 14th Avenue Parkway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Embassy Suites Hotel Denver Downtown (1881 Curtis Street) (1), Intown Suites Aurora (2221 South Havana Street) (2), Denver Marriott City Center (1701 California Street) (3), 11th Avenue Hotel (1112 Broadway) (4), LA Quinta - Airport South (3975 Peoria Street) (5), Four Points By Sheraton At Denver Univer (1475 South Colorado Boulevard) (6), Joy Motor Hotel (5524 Federal Boulevard) (7), Bozio Michael (6205 West Colfax Avenue) (8), Fairfield Inn - Denver-Lakewood (11907 West 6 Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Denver City & County - County Court City & County Building- Traffic Division- Moving Violat (1437 Bannock Street) (1), Witkoff Jesse R DDS (7350 East 29th Avenue) (2), United States Government - Courts- Bankruptcy Court (721 19th Street) (3), United States Government - Courts- Bankruptcy Court- Chief Judge Sid B Br (721 19th) (4), United States Government - Courts- Bankruptcy Court- Clerk's Office (721 19th) (5), United States Government - Courts- Bankruptcy Court- Judge A Bruce Camp (721 19th) (6), Colorado State - Judicial Department- Attorney Registration (1560 Broadway Suite 1550) (7), Denver City & County - County Court City & County Building- Criminal Divi (1437 Bannock Street) (8), Denver City & County - County Court City & County Building- Transcriber's Of (1437 Bannock Street Rm 230) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Margaret Singer - Clinical psychology, Kristine Stiles - Art historian, Victor H. Krulak - Marine Corps general, Douglas Fairbanks, Sr., Tom Tancredo - Politician, Samuel B. Kent - Judge, Dianne Primavera - Politician, Jill Sobule - Singer-songwriter, William C. Cramer - Florida lawyer and Republican politician, Rodolfo Gonzales - Boxer.

Denver County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Denver and their reported violations in the past:

DENVER WATER BOARD (Population served: 1,000,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
RED ROCKS PARK (Population served: 9,007, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUN-09-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-11-2007 to APR-15-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2014
  • One minor monitoring violation
PAYSON WATER - MESA DE CABALLO (Address: 7581 EAST ACADEMY BLVD , Serves AZ, Population served: 1,215, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 12 other older monitoring violations
ARREDONDO FARMS (Serves FL, Population served: 1,092, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
DIAMOND SHAMROCK (Serves WY, Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2011)
  • 61 regular monitoring violations
TOTAL 4136 (Population served: 911, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
PEACEFUL VALLEY SCOUT RANCH (Population served: 720, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
ULTRAMAR DIAMOND SHMRK 1173 (Population served: 613, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Denver that have no violations reported:

  • CRESTVIEW WSD (Population served: 17,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CHERRY CREEK VALLEY WSD (Population served: 15,400, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • EASTERN ADAMS CO MD (Population served: 825, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CRYSTAL SPRINGS ESTATES MHP (Serves FL, Population served: 704, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRYSIDE MOBILE HOME ESTATES MHP (Address: 44 COOK ST #650 , Serves IL, Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHWAYDER CAMP TEMPLE EMANUEL (Population served: 151, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
  • TOMAHAWK TRUCK STOP WATKINS (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY HOMES (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

47.5%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

People in group quarters in Denver in 2010:

  • 4,940 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,333 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,055 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,822 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,369 people in state prisons
  • 1,079 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 747 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 640 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 505 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 201 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 137 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 51 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 43 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 43 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Denver in 2000:

  • 2,810 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2,621 people in nursing homes
  • 2,006 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,831 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 756 people in state prisons
  • 459 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 369 people in other group homes
  • 323 people in religious group quarters
  • 302 people in halfway houses
  • 282 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 232 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 226 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 84 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 77 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 71 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 67 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 61 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 45 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 25 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 16 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Arenas or stadiums:

  • INVESCO Field at Mile High. Capacity: 76,125. Denver Broncos, Denver Outlaws.
  • Coors Field. Capacity: 50,445. Colorado Rockies.
  • Pepsi Center. Denver Nuggets (NBA), Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Colorado Crush (AFL), Colorado Mammoth (NLL).
  • Magness Arena. University of Denver.

Banks with most branches in Denver (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: 23 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 20 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 18 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • FirstBank: 16 branches. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • KeyBank National Association: 14 branches. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Bank of the West: 12 branches. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • Compass Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Citywide Banks: 7 branches. Info updated 2009/05/19: Bank assets: $989.9 mil, Deposits: $866.7 mil, headquarters in Aurora, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Citywide Banks Of Colorado, Inc.
  • 34 other banks with 78 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Denver:

Marital status in Denver, CO
  • Never married: 42.6%
  • Now married: 40.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Denver:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Denver
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Denver:

(Denver, Colorado Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Denver, CO (based on Denver County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic159,48939
Evangelical Protestant52,278198
Other40,68166
Mainline Protestant38,023101
Black Protestant8,45823
Orthodox5,83012
None295,399-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 105
Denver County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Denver County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 66
Denver County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 140
This county:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 662
Here:

11.36 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

4.9%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Denver County:

10.0%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.8%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.4%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Denver:

10.2%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Denver:

6.7
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Denver:

31.9%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Denver:

56.2%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Denver:

80.7%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Denver, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1,488$12,369,175$99,7510$0
Airports 1,143$7,128,067$74,83532$30,218
Welfare 1,137$5,189,150$54,76745$70,180
Water Supply 1,100$7,495,087$81,76512$68,623
Parks and Recreation 1,071$5,215,670$58,439980$887,548
Firefighters 968$8,036,314$99,6240$0
Correction 779$5,954,143$91,7200$0
Financial Administration 699$4,527,577$77,72732$73,364
Police - Other 659$3,565,826$64,93259$98,950
Judicial and Legal 634$4,559,690$86,30341$160,638
Other and Unallocable 494$2,759,128$67,02325$53,902
Streets and Highways 440$2,279,237$62,16119$60,032
Local Libraries 411$1,737,054$50,717298$431,564
Other Government Administration 318$1,979,698$74,70655$92,889
Sewerage 258$1,487,449$69,1848$23,254
Housing and Community Development (Local) 248$1,685,915$81,57710$30,234
Health 185$1,235,715$80,15423$25,440
Solid Waste Management 172$760,266$53,04225$62,080
Hospitals 126$975,260$92,8829$64,394
Fire - Other 32$198,143$74,3040$0
Totals for Government 12,362$79,138,564$76,8211,673$2,233,310

Denver government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $216,407,000 ($307.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,521,000 ($7.84)
    General - Other: $336,000 ($0.48)
  • Current Operations - Air Transportation: $436,803,000 ($619.91)
    Police Protection: $231,240,000 ($328.18)
    Water Utilities: $167,928,000 ($238.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $148,030,000 ($210.08)
    Public Welfare - Other: $140,918,000 ($199.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $125,160,000 ($177.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $98,615,000 ($139.95)
    Correctional Institutions: $95,053,000 ($134.90)
    Sewerage: $93,263,000 ($132.36)
    Central Staff Services: $79,209,000 ($112.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,687,000 ($106.00)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $74,093,000 ($105.15)
    Regular Highways: $70,290,000 ($99.76)
    Health - Other: $64,598,000 ($91.68)
    General Public Buildings: $53,757,000 ($76.29)
    Financial Administration: $50,771,000 ($72.05)
    Libraries: $41,124,000 ($58.36)
    General - Other: $26,730,000 ($37.94)
    Parking Facilities: $18,542,000 ($26.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,967,000 ($14.15)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,632,000 ($3.74)
    Natural Resources - Other: $151,000 ($0.21)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $462,968,000 ($657.05)
    Other Investments - Other: $241,251,000 ($342.38)
    Corporate Bonds: $214,385,000 ($304.26)
    Benefit Payments: $209,617,000 ($297.49)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $46,855,000 ($66.50)
    Withdrawals: $8,055,000 ($11.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $262,347,000 ($372.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $9,476,000 ($13.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $37,562,000 ($53.31)
    Air Transportation: $6,216,000 ($8.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,171,000 ($4.50)
    Public Welfare - Other: $386,000 ($0.55)
    Libraries: $181,000 ($0.26)
    General - Other: $109,000 ($0.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $108,000 ($0.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $103,000 ($0.15)
    Correctional Institutions: $50,000 ($0.07)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($0.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000 ($0.02)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $661,322,000 ($938.55)

Denver government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $725,122,000 ($1029.10)
    Other: $222,534,000 ($315.82)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $93,061,000 ($132.07)
    Sewerage: $85,710,000 ($121.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $41,312,000 ($58.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,597,000 ($57.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,796,000 ($22.42)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $46,690,000 ($66.26)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-19,065,000 ($-27.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $20,568,000 ($29.19)
    Education: $9,682,000 ($13.74)
    Health and Hospitals: $8,529,000 ($12.10)
    Other: $1,545,000 ($2.19)
    Natural Resources: $151,000 ($0.21)
    Public Welfare: $109,000 ($0.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $30,474,000 ($43.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $94,000 ($0.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $161,591,000 ($229.33)
    Interest Earnings: $57,395,000 ($81.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $53,540,000 ($75.98)
    Donations From Private Sources: $45,113,000 ($64.02)
    Special Assessments: $5,436,000 ($7.71)
    Sale of Property: $3,525,000 ($5.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $252,060,000 ($357.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $77,148,000 ($109.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $25,620,000 ($36.36)
    Highways: $11,580,000 ($16.43)
    Health and Hospitals: $6,258,000 ($8.88)
    Other: $1,270,000 ($1.80)
    Education: $174,000 ($0.25)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $720,652,000 ($1022.75)
    Property: $349,243,000 ($495.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $82,376,000 ($116.91)
    Other License: $61,530,000 ($87.32)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $48,293,000 ($68.54)
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,647,000 ($37.82)
    Amusements Sales: $12,569,000 ($17.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,628,000 ($15.08)
    Other: $225,000 ($0.32)

Denver government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,699,177,000 ($8088.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,454,036,000 ($7740.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $349,000,000 ($495.30)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $340,708,000 ($483.53)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $334,799,000 ($475.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $103,859,000 ($147.40)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,909,000 ($8.39)

Denver government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $311,986,000 ($442.77)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,190,323,000 ($1689.31)
    Total Federal Securities: $156,019,000 ($221.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $977,501,000 ($1387.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $201,295,000 ($285.68)

14.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.63%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($493 average AGI)
Denver County:

0.06%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Arapahoe County, CO  2.84% ($63,058 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  1.71% ($50,508)
from Adams County, CO  1.11% ($41,055)


13.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,881 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.44%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($537 average AGI)
Denver County:

0.08%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Arapahoe County, CO  3.34% ($64,334 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, CO  2.30% ($62,617)
to Adams County, CO  1.54% ($44,025)
Businesses in Denver, CO
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness6Justice1
7-Eleven49KFC11
ALDO2Kincaid2
AMF Bowling1Kmart3
AT&T19Knights Inn1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kroger13
Ace Hardware7La Quinta4
Advance Auto Parts6La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
Albertsons2Lane Furniture1
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters2
Ann Taylor3Levi Strauss & Co.1
Apple Store1Little Caesars Pizza7
Applebee's4Loews1
Arby's8Long John Silver's3
AutoZone9Lowe's1
BMW1Macy's2
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Marriott15
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets63
Bally Total Fitness3McDonald's31
Banana Republic2Men's Wearhouse1
Barnes & Noble1Microtel1
Baskin-Robbins1Motel 62
Bath & Body Works3Motherhood Maternity3
Baymont Inn1New Balance10
Bebe1New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike28
Ben & Jerry's3Nissan1
Best Western1Nordstrom2
Big O Tires4Office Depot6
Blockbuster4OfficeMax4
Brooks Brothers1Old Navy1
Brookstone3Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental3Outback1
Burger King20Outback Steakhouse1
Cache1Pac Sun2
Caribou Coffee5Panda Express6
Carl\s Jr.2Panera Bread5
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza9
Chevrolet2Payless5
Chick-Fil-A1Penske6
Chico's1PetSmart2
Chipotle13Pier 1 Imports1
Church's Chicken4Pizza Hut14
Cinnabon 2Popeyes5
Circle K6Qdoba Mexican Grill9
Clarks1Quality3
Cold Stone Creamery3Quiznos15
Comfort Inn3RadioShack8
Comfort Suites1Ramada3
Crate & Barrel1Red Lobster1
Cricket Wireless50Rite Aid4
Curves4Ruby Tuesday1
DHL3Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing3
Dairy Queen8SAS Shoes1
Days Inn2SONIC Drive-In7
Decora Cabinetry15Safeway13
Dennys3Sam's Club2
Discount Tire4Sears7
Domino's Pizza13Sephora2
DressBarn2Sheraton1
Dressbarn2Skechers USA1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel6
Eddie Bauer2Staples1
Express2Starbucks70
Famous Footwear4Subway35
FedEx173Super 83
Finish Line2T-Mobile17
Firestone Complete Auto Care4T.G.I. Driday's1
Ford3T.J.Maxx3
Forever 212Taco Bell21
GNC8Talbots2
GameStop4Target2
Gap2The Athlete's Foot1
Gymboree1The Cheesecake Factory1
H&R Block19The Limited1
Haagen-Dazs1The Room Place2
Haworth2Toyota1
Hilton8Toys"R"Us1
Hobby Lobby1True Value2
Holiday Inn8U-Haul20
Home Depot4UPS173
Homestead Studio Suites1Urban Outfitters1
Honda1Vans12
Hot Topic2Verizon Wireless8
Howard Johnson1Victoria's Secret3
Hyatt7Village Inn5
IHOP3Volkswagen2
J. Jill1Vons13
J.Crew1Waffle House1
JCPenney1Walgreens14
Jamba Juice3Walmart2
Jimmy John's7Wendy's19
JoS. A. Bank2Westin1
Johnny Rockets1Whole Foods Market4
Jones New York4YMCA5
Journeys3Z Gallerie1
Juicy Couture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Denver:

  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KCKK (1600 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Denver:

  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Denver:

  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDVT-LP (Channel 36; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRMT (Channel 41; DENVER, CO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCEC (Channel 50; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Denver: Elmer E. Fryar, Keith L. Ware.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Denver fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 616Number of bridges
  • 11,909ft / 3,630mTotal length
  • $240,907,000Total costs
  • 21,134,536Total average daily traffic
  • 1,395,686Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,520,677Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Denver, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 51920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 351950-1959
  • 761960-1969
  • 511970-1979
  • 821980-1989
  • 1781990-1999
  • 922000-2009
  • 902010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Denver, CO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Denver)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 584 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Denver, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 466 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 1,238 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1,951 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Denver)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Denver)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 555 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 148 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4,701$185,3764,819$245,40117,294$248,447507$126,44464$3,531,9382,099$175,4575$133,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED306$163,641462$272,4221,567$250,72495$73,3682$999,000211$169,8062$61,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED660$157,162768$224,2604,575$242,097512$56,16017$1,120,176809$172,32628$63,214
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN425$178,616552$238,8712,670$235,211140$104,23610$4,191,800380$170,7552$251,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS57$163,386105$259,533929$227,53357$104,7370$091$159,8791$85,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 146 tracts in Denver, CO

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 145 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED699$239,907476$272,44317$174,059
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED246$220,195162$242,00022$163,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED113$226,593135$270,0525$202,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN65$222,75452$245,7505$138,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS51$180,09813$272,61511$133,273
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Denver, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Denver, CO - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2788
  • Hazardous Condition: 3011
  • Service Call: 80
  • Good Intent Call: 19
Fire incident types in Denver, CO

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Denver, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Denver, Colorado:

  • Hilton Denver City Center, 1701 California St, Denver, Colorado 80202 , Phone: (303) 297-1300, Fax: (303) 291-3691
  • Courtyard By Marriott Denver - Stapleton, 7415 E 41ST Ave, Denver, Colorado 80216 , Phone: (303) 333-3303, Fax: (303) 399-7356
  • Renaissance Denver Hotel, 3801 Quebec St, Denver, Colorado 80207 , Phone: (303) 399-7500, Fax: (303) 321-1783
  • Hampton Inn Denver SW, 3605 S Wadsworth Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80235 , Phone: (303) 989-6900, Fax: (303) 985-4730
  • Castle Marne Bed And Breakfast, 1572 Race St, Denver, Colorado 80206 , Phone: (303) 331-0621, Fax: (303) 331-0623
  • Residence Inn Denver Downtown, 2777 Zuni St, Denver, Colorado 80211 , Phone: (303) 458-5318, Fax: (303) 433-0182
  • Fairfield Inn Denver, 1680 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80222 , Phone: (303) 691-2223, Fax: (303) 691-0062
  • Queen Anne Bed And Breakfast Inn, 2147 Tremont, Denver, Colorado 80205 , Phone: (303) 296-6666, Fax: (303) 296-2151
  • 110 other hotels and motels
All 118 fire-safe hotels and motels in Denver, Colorado
Most common first names in Denver, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5,11773.7 years
Mary4,78079.7 years
William4,03774.6 years
Robert3,56970.2 years
James3,29271.1 years
Charles2,59574.1 years
George2,46075.8 years
Helen2,44280.3 years
Margaret2,01580.1 years
Joseph1,90373.5 years
Most common last names in Denver, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,75075.4 years
Johnson1,63976.1 years
Martinez1,16870.4 years
Miller1,07676.0 years
Brown1,06473.9 years
Jones99274.7 years
Williams97273.1 years
Anderson86177.0 years
Davis78974.9 years
Wilson75274.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Denver, CO
  • 78.7%Utility gas
  • 18.3%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Denver, CO
  • 60.3%Utility gas
  • 34.9%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood


Denver compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 100,000+"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 biggest cities in 2013"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
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  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 (80202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most Internet business establishments in 2005"
  • #16 (80202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most finance and insurance companies in 2005"
  • #18 (80202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most medium-big companies in 2005 (at least 100 employees)"
  • #26 (80202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of lawyers in 2005"
  • #43 (80204) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #52 (80202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #55 (80206) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #72 (80203) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #81 (80202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #95 (80202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most big companies in 2005 (at least 1000 employees)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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