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2.81% growth
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Median Household Income
5.57% growth
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Number of Employees
3.39% growth
Median Property Value
11.9% growth

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The economy of Denver, CO employs 372,635 people. The economy of Denver, CO is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Management of Companies & Enterprises; and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services, which employ respectively 2.47; 1.8; and 1.52 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Denver, CO are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (45,186), Healthcare & Social Assistance (43,211), and Retail trade (35,040), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($82,194), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($73,269), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($58,548).

Median household income in Denver, CO is $58,003. Males in Denver, CO have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,195. The income inequality of Denver, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Denver, CO. In Denver County, CO the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 25-34 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 129 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,697. Logan County, CO has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Colorado.


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Denver, CO is home to a population of 682,545 people, from which 88.4% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Denver, CO is composed of 365,869 White residents (53.6%), 207,847 Hispanic residents (30.5%), 62,563 Black residents (9.2%), 22,997 Asian residents (3.37%), and 17,264 Two+ residents (2.53%). The most common foreign languages in Denver, CO are Spanish (125,614 speakers), African Languages (5,816 speakers), and Vietnamese (5,368 speakers), but compared to other places, Denver, CO has a relative high number of African Languages (5,816 speakers), Vietnamese (5,368 speakers), and Scandinavian (385 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Denver, CO awarded 21,589 degrees. The student population of Denver, CO is skewed towards females, with 9,019 male students and 12,570 female students. Most students in Denver, CO are White (13,142 and 60.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (3,164 and 14.7%), Unknown (1,352 and 6.26%), and Black or African American (994 and 4.6%). The largest universities in Denver, CO by number of graduates are University of Colorado Denver (4,997 and 23.1%), University of Denver (4,307 and 19.9%), and Metropolitan State University of Denver (3,557 and 16.5%). The most popular majors in Denver, CO are Registered Nursing (1,106 and 5.12%), General Business Administration & Management (832 and 3.85%), and General Biological Sciences (549 and 2.54%). The median tuition costs in Denver, CO are $43,164 for private four year colleges, and $7,404 and $22,416 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Denver, CO is $316,700, which is 1.63 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $283,100 to $316,700, a 11.9% increase. The homeownership rate of Denver, CO is 49.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63%. People in Denver, CO have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Denver, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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