Denver, CO Population

By | June 6, 2019

Population: 554,636. Estimated population in July 2020: 557,917 (+0.6% change)
Males: 280,207 (50.5%), Females: 274,429 (49.5%)

The city of Denver is located in Denver County, Colorado. Check Countryaah.com for a full list of counties in Colorado.

Zip codes: 80202, 80203, 80204, 80205, 80206, 80207, 80209, 80210, 80211, 80212, 80214, 80215, 80216, 80218, 80219, 80220, 80221, 80222, 80223, 80224, 80226, 80227, 80228, 80229, 80230, 80231, 80232, 80233, 80234, 80235, 80236, 80237, 80239, 80241, 80246, 80249, 80260, 80264, 80290, 80293, 80294.

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $39,500
Median house value: $165,800

Races in Denver:

  • White Non-Hispanic (51.9%)
  • Hispanic (31.7%)
  • Other race (15.6%)
  • Black (11.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.8%), Irish (9.6%), English (8.3%), Italian (3.5%), United States (3.4%), French (2.5%).

Elevation: 5277 feet

Land area: 153.4 square miles

Map of Denver, CO

Population

For population 25 years and over in Denver

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Denver city

  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

17.4% Foreign born (12.3% Latin America, 2.3% Asia, 1.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +87,676 (+18.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Denver:

  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST ANTHONY CENTRAL HOSP (4231 W 16TH AVE)
  • CENTURA HLTH-PORTER ADVENTIST HOSPITAL (2525 S DOWNING ST)
  • CHILDRENS HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION THE (1056 E 19TH AVE)
  • COLORADO MENTAL HLTH CTR AT FT LOGAN (3520 W OXFORD AVE)
  • DENVER HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER (777 BANNOCK ST)
  • EXEMPLA INC SAINT JOSEPH HOSP (1835 FRANKLIN ST)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL DENVER (1920 HIGH ST)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF DENVER (1601 LOWELL BLVD)
  • NATL JEWISH MEDICAL & RESEARCH CTR (1400 JACKSON ST)
  • PRESBYTERIAN/ST LUKE’S MEDICAL CTR (1719 E 19TH AVE)
  • ROSE MEDICAL CTR (4567 E 9TH AVE)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (1719 E 19TH AVE 5TH FLOOR)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (4200 E 9TH AVE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Denver:

  • BUCKLEY AFB (about 16 miles; AURORA, CO; Abbreviation: BKF)
  • DENVER INTL (about 23 miles; DENVER, CO; Abbreviation: DEN)
  • FORT COLLINS-LOVELAND MUNI (about 50 miles; FORT COLLINS/LOVELAND, CO; Abbreviation: FNL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Denver:

  • CENTENNIAL (about 15 miles; DENVER, CO; Abbreviation: APA)
  • JEFFCO (about 16 miles; DENVER, CO; Abbreviation: BJC)
  • ERIE MUNICIPAL (about 20 miles; ERIE, CO; Abbreviation: 48V)

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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Denver:

  • METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE OF DENVER (Full-time enrollment: 12,938; Location: PO BOX 173362; Public; Website: mscd.edu)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT DENVER (Full-time enrollment: 8,839; Location: PO BOX 173364 CAMPUS BOX 151; Public; Website: www.cudenver.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DENVER (Full-time enrollment: 7,592; Location: UNIVERSITY Park; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.du.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • REGIS UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,898; Location: 3333 REGIS BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.regis.edu/; Offers Master’s degree)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF DENVER (Full-time enrollment: 3,352; Location: PO BOX 173363; Public; Website: ccd.rightchoice.org/)
  • EMILY GRIFFITH OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 3,083; Location: 1250 WELTON ST; Public; Website: www.egos-school.com)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF COLORADO (Full-time enrollment: 1,882; Location: 1200 Lincoln Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aic.artinstitutes.edu)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 1,821; Location: 4200 E 9TH AVE; Public; Website: www.uchsc.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • HEALTH ONE-SCHOOL OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 1,570; Location: 1719 E 19TH AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.health1.org)
  • WESTWOOD COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 737; Location: 7350 N BROADWAY; Private, for-profit)
  • BEL-REA INSTITUTE OF ANIMAL TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 608; Location: 1681 S DAYTON ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bel-rea.com)
  • DENVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 488; Location: 925 S NIAGARA ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.dtc.edu)
  • COLLEGE AMERICA-DENVER (Full-time enrollment: 399; Location: 1385 S COLORADO BLVD., 5TH FLOOR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.collegeamerica.com)
  • DENVER AUTOMOTIVE AND DIESEL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 390; Location: 460 S LIPAN ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.DenverAutoDiesel.com)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 355; Location: 6875 E EVANS AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rmcad.edu)
  • CONCORDE CAREER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 321; Location: 770 GRANT ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.concordecareercolleges.com)
  • WESTWOOD COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 315; Location: 3150 S SHERIDAN; Private, for-profit; Website: www.westwood.edu)
  • PARKS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 298; Location: 9065 GRANT ST; Private, for-profit)
  • PIMA MEDICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 288; Location: 1701 W 72ND AVE STE 130; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pimamedical.com)
  • HERITAGE COLLEGE OF HEALTH CAREERS (Full-time enrollment: 271; Location: 12 LAKESIDE LN; Private, for-profit)

Biggest public high schools in Denver:

  • EAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,854; Location: 1545 DETROIT STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,690; Location: 951 ELATI STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,621; Location: 655 SOUTH MONACO PKWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,564; Location: 2855 SOUTH LAMAR STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,474; Location: 2960 NORTH SPEER BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • IVER C. RANUM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,466; Location: 2401 WEST 80TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,440; Location: 2285 SOUTH FEDERAL BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MONTBELLO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,395; Location: 5000 CROWN BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,380; Location: 1700 EAST LOUISIANA AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,111; Location: 3950 SOUTH HOLLY STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Denver:

  • MULLEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 773; Location: 3601 S LOWELL BLVD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • DENVER CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 342; Location: 2135 S PEARL ST; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 337; Location: 3201 WEST ARIZONA AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • DENVER ACADEMY (Students: 331; Location: 1101 S. RACE ST.; Grades: 1 – 12)
  • BISHOP MACHEBEUF CATHOLIC H S (Students: 291; Location: 1958 ELM ST; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • THE DENVER WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 290; Location: 735 EAST FLORIDA; Grades: PK – 12)
  • MILE HIGH ACADEMY (Students: 268; Location: 711 EAST YALE AVENUE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • BETH EDEN BAPTIST SCH (Students: 230; Location: 2600 WADSWORTH BOULEVARD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • WOODSIDE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 135; Location: 8500 EAST ALAMEDA AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ROCKY MTN HEBREW ACADEMY (Students: 131; Location: 300 S DAHLIA ST #210; Grades: 7 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Denver:

  • MARTIN LUTHER KING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,180; Location: 19535 EAST 46TH AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KEPNER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,117; Location: 911 SOUTH HAZEL COURT; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HAMILTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,023; Location: 8600 EAST DARTMOUTH AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ACADEMY OF CHARTER SCHOOLS (Students: 993; Location: 601 EAST 64TH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • NIVER CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 895; Location: 9450 PECOS STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KUNSMILLER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 883; Location: 2250 SOUTH QUITMAN STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RISHEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 870; Location: 451 SOUTH TEJON STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NOEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 861; Location: 5290 KITTRIDGE STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GREEN VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 814; Location: 4100 JERICHO; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HENRY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 811; Location: 3005 SOUTH GOLDEN WAY; Grades: 06 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Denver:

  • GRALAND COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 634; Location: 30 BIRCH STREET; Grades: KG – 9)
  • NOTRE DAME SCHOOL (Students: 583; Location: 2165 SOUTH ZENOBIA ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 492; Location: 1164 S. JOSEPHINE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD SCHOOL (Students: 373; Location: 3959 EAST ILIFF AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD ELEM MIDDLE SCHO (Students: 326; Location: 940 FILLMORE STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • STANLEY BRITISH PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 1301 QUEBEC STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • VAN DELLEN CHRISTIAN ELEMENTAR (Students: 274; Location: 4200 E WARREN AVE; Grades: KG – 6)
  • THEODOR HERZL JEWISH DAY SCHOO (Students: 274; Location: 2450 S WABASH ST; Grades: KG – 6)
  • RICK’S CTR FOR GIFTED CHILDREN (Students: 270; Location: 2040 S. YORK STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • TEMPLE EMANUEL PRESCHOOL KINDE (Students: 269; Location: 51 GRAPE STREET; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Denver:

  • DENVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,026,976; Location: 10 W 14TH AVENUE PARKWAY; 2,192,634 books; 48,237 audio materials; 112,351 video materials; 4,700 serial subscriptions)