Denver Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Denver is 711,463. 20.65% is under 18, while 12.15% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.50% of the population was five years old or younger, 20.65% were 18 years or younger and 21.60% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 49.64% female and 50.36% male.

Denver Housing

According to the US Census, Denver has 351,829 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Denver was 92.84%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $541,500

Denver Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Some Other Race Alone constitute 71.94% of Denver's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 8.95% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 3.90% of the city's population and American Indian And Alaska Native Alone at 1.48%

White Alone60.65%
Some Other Race Alone11.29%
Black Or African American Alone8.95%
Asian Alone3.90%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.48%
White Black Or African American0.96%

How Educated is Denver

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 32.9% of Denver residents had a bachelor's degree, while 22.1% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 55.00% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Denver CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher87.4%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher43.7%
Some College Or Associates Degree34.7%
Bachelors Degree32.9%
Graduate Or Professional Degree22.1%
Some College No Degree15.4%

Average Income in Denver

The median household income in Denver is $81,630. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $81,630.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $105,365 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $129,182.

A closer examination of the income groups of Denver households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (16.2%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (13.4%). 6.1% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$129,182
Nonfamily households$63,720