Congressional District 3, CO

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2019 Population
756,569
0.395% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
US Representative
Lauren Boebert
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
40.6
0.495% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
14.2%
2.41% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$59,973
8.62% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$275,600
12.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 3, CO had a population of 757k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $59,973. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 3, CO grew from 753,595 to 756,569, a 0.395% increase and its median household income grew from $55,215 to $59,973, a 8.62% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 3, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.2%), White (Hispanic) (19.2%), Other (Hispanic) (3.33%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.58%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.15%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 3, CO speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.1% of the residents in Congressional District 3, CO are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 3, CO was $275,600, and the homeownership rate was 70.3%. Most people in Congressional District 3, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 3, CO was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 3, CO is home to a population of 757k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 18.7% of Congressional District 3, CO residents were born outside of the country (142k people).

In 2019, there were 3.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (531k people) in Congressional District 3, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 146k White (Hispanic) and 25.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 3, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    531k ± 4.8k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    146k ± 5.82k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    25.2k ± 4.13k
25%
Hispanic Population
190k people

In 2019, there were 3.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (531k people) in Congressional District 3, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 146k White (Hispanic) and 25.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

25% of the people in Congressional District 3, CO are hispanic (190k people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
142k people
5.94%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
44.8k people

As of 2019, 18.7% of Congressional District 3, CO residents (142k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 3, CO was 5.94%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 3, CO was 40.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Congressional District 3, CO are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 3, CO residents was 40.

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Citizenship

96.1%
2019 Citizenship
96.4%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 96.1% of Congressional District 3, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 3, CO was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    19,361 ± 1,675
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    9,537 ± 1,575
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,352 ± 1,362

Congressional District 3, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 3, CO is $59,973. In 2019, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 3, CO was Congressional District 2, CO with a value of $87,585, followed by Congressional District 6, CO and Congressional District 4, CO, with respective values of $87,312 and $83,609.

The economy of Congressional District 3, CO employs 364k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 3, CO are Health Care & Social Assistance (51,031 people), Retail Trade (42,689 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (34,761 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,654), Utilities ($62,485), and Public Administration ($54,230).

Wages

Median Household Income

$59,973
2019 value
± $1,781
8.62%
1 Year Growth
± 4.01%

Households in Congressional District 3, CO have a median annual income of $59,973, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,215 in 2018, which represents a 8.62% annual growth.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Congressional District 3, CO was Congressional District 2, CO with a value of $87,585, followed by Congressional District 6, CO and Congressional District 4, CO, with respective values of $87,312 and $83,609.

The following map shows all of the congressional districts in Congressional District 3, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 3, CO (104k out of 729k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    85,500 ± 2,176
  2. Hispanic
    38,780 ± 1,412
  3. Other
    6,737 ± 635

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 3, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

364k
2019 Value
± 10,757
2.87%
1 Year growth
± 4.03%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 3, CO grew at a rate of 2.87%, from 354k employees to 364k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 3, CO, are Management Occupations (46,154 people), Sales & Related Occupations (37,792 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (33,665 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 3, CO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 3, CO, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (46,154 people), Sales & Related Occupations (37,792 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (33,665 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 3, CO, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($76,210), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($70,728), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($67,058).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

364k
2019 Value
± 10,757
2.87%
1 Year growth
± 4.03%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 3, CO grew at a rate of 2.87%, from 354k employees to 364k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 3, CO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (51,031 people), Retail Trade (42,689 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (34,761 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 3, CO, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 3, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Congressional District 3, CO, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (51,031 people), Retail Trade (42,689 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (34,761 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 3, CO, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,654), Utilities ($62,485), and Public Administration ($54,230).

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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.

Congressional District 3, CO is currently represented by Lauren Boebert in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

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Michael 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.
John 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.

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US Representatives from Congressional District 3, CO

Lauren Boebert
District 3 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 3, CO is currently represented by Lauren Boebert (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Congressional District 3, CO have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 3, CO was $275,600 in 2019, which is 1.15 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $245,200 to $275,600, a 12.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 3, CO is 70.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 3, CO have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 3, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$275,600
2019 Median
± $6,921
$245,200
2018 Median
± $5,513

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 3, CO grew to to $275,600 from the previous year's value of $245,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 3, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 3, CO the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$59,973
Median Household Income
± $1,781
304k
Number of Households
± 9,184

In 2019, the median household income of the 304k households in Congressional District 3, CO grew to $59,973 from the previous year's value of $55,215.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 3, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 3, CO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 3, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

70.3%
2019 Homeownership
69.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 70.3% of the housing units in Congressional District 3, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 3, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 3, CO have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 2.78% of the workforce in Congressional District 3, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (73.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.87%)

In 2019, 73.1% of workers in Congressional District 3, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11%) and those who worked at home (7.87%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 3, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 3, CO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

9.91%
Uninsured
40.4%
Employer Coverage
20.6%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
1.95%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 3, CO grew by 5.71% from 9.38% to 9.91%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 3, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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