Downtown Denver PUMA, CO

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2022 Population
145,147
23.6% 1-year growth
US Senator
N/AMichael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
N/AJohn Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
33.6
2.04% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.4%
0.726% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$91,763
11% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$636,400
16.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
94,248
28.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Downtown Denver PUMA, CO had a population of 145k people with a median age of 33.6 and a median household income of $91,763. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Downtown Denver PUMA, CO grew from 117,434 to 145,147, a 23.6% increase and its median household income grew from $82,667 to $91,763, a 11% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (62.3%), White (Hispanic) (11.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.4%), Other (Hispanic) (5.89%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.66%).

16.6% of the households in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95% of the residents in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO are Metropolitan State University of Denver (3,626 degrees awarded in 2022), Regis University (2,060 degrees), and Community College of Denver (1,239 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO was $636,400, and the homeownership rate was 36.6%.

Most people in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Downtown Denver PUMA, CO is home to a population of 145k people, from which 95% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.87% of Downtown Denver PUMA, CO residents were born outside of the country (12.9k people).

In 2022, there were 5.49 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (90.4k people) in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.5k White (Hispanic) and 10.7k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO are Spanish (17,321 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (787 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (559 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
72,855
Women
48.5%
77,448
Men
51.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 150,303 inhabitants, with 51.5% men, and 48.5% women.

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Citizenship

95%
2022 Citizenship
94.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95% of Downtown Denver PUMA, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO was 94.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    90.4k ± 2.49k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    16.5k ± 1.36k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    10.7k ± 1.31k
25.5%
Hispanic Population
37.1k people

In 2022, there were 5.49 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (90.4k people) in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.5k White (Hispanic) and 10.7k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

25.5% of the people in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO are hispanic (37.1k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    7,434 ± 2,064 people
  2. Vietnam
    531 ± 565 people
  3. China
    439 ± 514 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Downtown Denver PUMA, CO was Mexico, the natal country of 7,434 Downtown Denver PUMA, CO residents, followed by Vietnam with 531 and China with 439.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.87%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.9k people
9.74%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.4k people

As of 2022, 8.87% of Downtown Denver PUMA, CO residents (12.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO was 9.74%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    17,321 households (12.4%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    787 households (0.564%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    559 households (0.4%)

16.6% of the households in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO was Spanish. 12.4% of the households in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,982 ± 392
  2. Vietnam
    1,333 ± 287
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    542 ± 215

Downtown Denver PUMA, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Downtown Denver PUMA, CO employs 94.2k people. The largest industries in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO are Computer Systems Design (6,566 people), Construction (6,160 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,045 people), and the highest paying industries are Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities ($287,912), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($242,049), and Dairy product manufacturing ($228,154).

Males in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $85,723. The income inequality in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
34,072
Women
47.7%
37,293
Men
52.3%

The workforce of Downtown Denver PUMA, CO in 2020 was 71,365 people, with 47.7% woman, and 52.3% men.

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Occupations

94.2k
2022 Value
28.6%
1 Year growth
± 28.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO grew at a rate of 28.6%, from 73.3k employees to 94.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO, are Other managers (4,056 people), Software developers (2,464 people), and Registered nurses (2,281 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Downtown Denver PUMA, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

94.2k
2022 Value
28.6%
1 Year growth
± 28.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO grew at a rate of 28.6%, from 73.3k employees to 94.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO, are Computer Systems Design (6,566 people), Construction (6,160 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (5,045 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Downtown Denver PUMA, CO, though some of these residents may live in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$73,360
Median earning men ± $3,249
$61,729
Median earning women ± $2,084

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($100,477), Manufacturing ($96,016), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($92,877).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($87,148), Manufacturing ($85,026), and Public Administration ($82,438).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Civics

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

N/AMichael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 21, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
N/AJohn Hickenlooper
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Colorado over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Colorado have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO awarded 8,618 degrees. The student population of Downtown Denver PUMA, CO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 16,384 male students and 19,470 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO are White (4,457 and 52.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,267 and 26.8%), Black or African American (524 and 6.2%), and Asian (452 and 5.35%).

The largest universities in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO by number of degrees awarded are Metropolitan State University of Denver (3,626 and 42.1%), Regis University (2,060 and 23.9%), and Community College of Denver (1,239 and 14.4%).

The most popular majors in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO are Registered Nursing (854 and 9.91%), General Business Administration & Management (402 and 4.66%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (297 and 3.45%).

The median tuition costs in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO are $40,830 for private four year colleges, and $6,100 and $20,840 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 88.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 35,854 (45.7% men and 54.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 35,854 students enrolled in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO, 45.7% men and 54.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 16,520 records, of which 50.1% were women and 49.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 822 degrees awarded
  2. 261 degrees awarded
  3. 261 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO was Registered Nursing with 822 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,626 degrees awarded
  2. 2,060 degrees awarded
  3. 1,239 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Metropolitan State University of Denver with 3,626 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,895 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO, which is 0.506 times less than the 5,723 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 4,457 degrees mean that there were 1.97 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2,267 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($40,830) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,655) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,460) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.909% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.769% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Downtown Denver PUMA, CO in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (48k), Graduate Degree (25.5k), and Some college (21k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO was $636,400 in 2022, which is 2.26 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $545,200 to $636,400, a 16.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO is 36.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO is $91,763. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO was Castle Rock PUMA, CO with a value of $147,181, followed by Parker PUMA, CO and Foothills PUMA, CO, with respective values of $133,085 and $130,889.

Property

$636,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,913
$28,378
Median Property Taxes
±$1,292

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Rent vs Own

36.6%
Homeownership
2022
68.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 36.6% of the housing units in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 41.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO was Castle Rock PUMA, CO with a value of $147,181, followed by Parker PUMA, CO and Foothills PUMA, CO, with respective values of $133,085 and $130,889.

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Household Income

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$91,763
Median Household Income
± $3,170
77.6k
Number of Households
± 2,366

In 2022, the median household income of the 77.6k households in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO grew to $91,763 from the previous year's value of $82,667.

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Wage Distribution

0.455
2022 Wage GINI in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO

In 2022, the income inequality in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.69% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Downtown Denver PUMA, CO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (48.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (27.7%)
  3. Walked (9.46%)

In 2022, 48.6% of workers in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (27.7%) and those who walked to work (9.46%).

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Commute Time

24.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.57% of the workforce in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO (20.4k out of 142k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.1% of the population of Downtown Denver PUMA, CO has health coverage, with 57% on employee plans, 16.6% on Medicaid, 6.15% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.1% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Colorado see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.743% decrease from the previous year (1211 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1208 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 250 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Colorado

Primary care physicians in Colorado see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.743% decrease from the previous year (1,211 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 12.4% under 18 years, 41.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.42% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.7% were men and 48.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.88%
Uninsured
57%
Employer Coverage
16.6%
Medicaid
6.15%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
1.1%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Downtown Denver PUMA, CO declined by 1.22% from 6.96% to 6.88%.

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