Congressional District 7, CO

Congressional District

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2020 Population
797,811
0.927% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
US Representative
Ed Perlmutter
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
36.3
0.554% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
8.8%
8.52% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$76,406
5.34% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$371,700
8.08% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Congressional District 7, CO had a population of 798k people with a median age of 36.3 and a median household income of $76,406. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Congressional District 7, CO grew from 790,485 to 797,811, a 0.927% increase and its median household income grew from $72,533 to $76,406, a 5.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 7, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (62.5%), White (Hispanic) (20.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.37%), Other (Hispanic) (3.8%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.24%).

19.3% of the households in Congressional District 7, 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.

93.9% of the residents in Congressional District 7, CO are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Congressional District 7, CO was $371,700, and the homeownership rate was 66.2%.

Most people in Congressional District 7, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 7, CO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Congressional District 7, CO is home to a population of 798k people, from which 93.9% are citizens. As of 2018, 11% of Congressional District 7, CO residents were born outside of the country (86.2k people).

In 2020, there were 3.01 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (498k people) in Congressional District 7, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 165k White (Hispanic) and 34.8k 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 Congressional District 7, CO are Spanish (109,748 households), Vietnamese (6,127 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (3,745 households).

Citizenship

93.9%
2020 Citizenship
93.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 93.9% of Congressional District 7, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 7, CO was 93.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 7, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    498k ± 3.18k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    165k ± 3.71k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    34.8k ± 3.23k
29.6%
Hispanic Population
236k people

In 2020, there were 3.01 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (498k people) in Congressional District 7, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 165k White (Hispanic) and 34.8k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.6% of the people in Congressional District 7, CO are hispanic (236k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

11%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
86.2k people

As of 2018, 11% of Congressional District 7, CO residents (86.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In N/A, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 7, CO was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been N/A.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    109,748 households (14.6%)
  2. Vietnamese
    6,127 households (0.817%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    3,745 households (0.5%)

19.3% of the households in Congressional District 7, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Congressional District 7, CO was Spanish. 14.6% of the households in Congressional District 7, 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. Vietnam
    15,973 ± 579
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    8,510 ± 684
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,521 ± 580

Congressional District 7, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Congressional District 7, CO employs 432k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 7, CO are Retail Trade (49,837 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (48,555 people), and Construction (41,561 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,483), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,848), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($78,657).

Occupations

432k
2020 Value
± 5,274
1.23%
1 Year growth
± 1.61%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Congressional District 7, CO grew at a rate of 1.23%, from 426k employees to 432k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 7, CO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (50,654 people), Management Occupations (48,459 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (44,569 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 7, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Colorado (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

432k
2020 Value
± 5,274
1.23%
1 Year growth
± 1.61%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Congressional District 7, CO grew at a rate of 1.23%, from 426k employees to 432k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 7, CO, are Retail Trade (49,837 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (48,555 people), and Construction (41,561 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 7, CO, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 7, 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

$49,237
Median earning men ± $858
$36,889
Median earning women ± $616

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($75,524), Information ($71,233), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($64,601).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,050), Public Administration ($57,631), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,789).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Colorado.

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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 7, CO is currently represented by Ed Perlmutter 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 7, CO

Ed Perlmutter
District 7 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 7, CO is currently represented by Ed Perlmutter (Democratic 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 7, CO have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.768% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.751% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Bachelors Degree (1.08M), Some college (1.01M), and High School or Equivalent (1M).

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The median property value in Congressional District 7, CO was $371,700 in 2020, which is 1.62 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $343,900 to $371,700, a 8.08% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 7, CO is 66.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Congressional District 7, CO have an average commute time of 27.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 7, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Congressional District 7, CO is $76,406. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 7, CO was Congressional District 6, CO with a value of $86,388, followed by Congressional District 2, CO and Congressional District 4, CO, with respective values of $86,011 and $79,205.

Property

$371,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,146
$195,767
Median Property Taxes
±$3,015

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 7, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

66.2%
Homeownership
2020
70.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 66.2% of the housing units in Congressional District 7, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.3%.

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Household Income

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$76,406
Median Household Income
± $1,005
296k
Number of Households
± 3,995

In 2020, the median household income of the 296k households in Congressional District 7, CO grew to $76,406 from the previous year's value of $72,533.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 7, 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.06%)
  3. Carpooled (8.94%)

In 2020, 76% of workers in Congressional District 7, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.06%) and those who carpooled to work (8.94%).

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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Commute Time

27.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 7, CO have a longer commute time (27.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.79% of the workforce in Congressional District 7, 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 Congressional District 7, 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 7, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 7, CO (69.2k out of 786k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. 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 Congressional District 7, 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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Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Colorado, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Colorado across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 24.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.11%
Uninsured
52.9%
Employer Coverage
15.9%
Medicaid
10.3%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
1%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 7, CO grew by 1.98% from 7.95% to 8.11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 7, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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