Security-Widefield, CO

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2020 Population
38,645
2.44% 1-year decline
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
34.9
6.08% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
9.46%
17.9% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$72,175
4.07% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$237,500
12.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Security-Widefield, CO had a population of 38.6k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $72,175. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Security-Widefield, CO declined from 39,612 to 38,645, a −2.44% decrease and its median household income grew from $69,352 to $72,175, a 4.07% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Security-Widefield, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.4%), White (Hispanic) (14.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.71%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.3%).

None of the households in Security-Widefield, 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.

98.7% of the residents in Security-Widefield, CO are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Security-Widefield, CO was $237,500, and the homeownership rate was 81%.

Most people in Security-Widefield, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Security-Widefield, CO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Security-Widefield, CO is home to a population of 38.6k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.13% of Security-Widefield, CO residents were born outside of the country (2.76k people).

In 2020, there were 4.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.3k people) in Security-Widefield, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.45k White (Hispanic) and 2.71k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2020 Citizenship
98.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.7% of Security-Widefield, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Security-Widefield, CO was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Security-Widefield, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    23.3k ± 1.64k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.45k ± 997
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.71k ± 615
22.8%
Hispanic Population
8.8k people

In 2020, there were 4.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.3k people) in Security-Widefield, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.45k White (Hispanic) and 2.71k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

22.8% of the people in Security-Widefield, CO are hispanic (8.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Security-Widefield, CO as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.13%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.76k people
5.35%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.12k people

As of 2020, 7.13% of Security-Widefield, CO residents (2.76k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Security-Widefield, CO was 5.35%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,343 ± 357
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,317 ± 268
  3. Vietnam
    1,137 ± 198

Security-Widefield, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.78 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Security-Widefield, CO employs 17.1k people. The largest industries in Security-Widefield, CO are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,245 people), Retail Trade (1,952 people), and Manufacturing (1,675 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,926), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,281), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,750).

Occupations

17.1k
2020 Value
± 1,130
1.17%
1 Year growth
± 8.65%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Security-Widefield, CO grew at a rate of 1.17%, from 16.9k employees to 17.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Security-Widefield, CO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,298 people), Management Occupations (1,861 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,399 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Security-Widefield, 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

17.1k
2020 Value
± 1,130
1.17%
1 Year growth
± 8.65%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Security-Widefield, CO grew at a rate of 1.17%, from 16.9k employees to 17.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Security-Widefield, CO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,245 people), Retail Trade (1,952 people), and Manufacturing (1,675 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Security-Widefield, CO, though some of these residents may live in Security-Widefield, 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

$43,345
Median earning men ± $3,526
$30,420
Median earning women ± $2,249

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($67,500), Public Administration ($62,917), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,069).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,711), Public Administration ($45,982), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($39,583).

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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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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $23.8B
  2. $20.7B
  3. $16.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($20.7B) and Machinery ($16.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$221B
2020 Value in Colorado
$434B
Projected 2050 Value in Colorado
96.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Colorado trade was $221B. This is expected to increase 96.6% to $434B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $10.3B
  2. $10.2B
  3. $9.13B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $10.3B, followed by Texas with $10.2B and Wyoming and $9.13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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.

Colorado is currently represented by 7 members 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.

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 7 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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Security-Widefield, CO was $237,500 in 2020, which is 1.03 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $211,300 to $237,500, a 12.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Security-Widefield, CO is 81%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Security-Widefield, CO have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Security-Widefield, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Security-Widefield, CO is $72,175. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Security-Widefield, CO was Census Tract 43 with a value of $81,530, followed by Census Tract 42 and Census Tract 41, with respective values of $59,635 and $56,250.

Property

$237,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,857
$10,375
Median Property Taxes
±$792

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 Security-Widefield, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Security-Widefield, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

81%
Homeownership
2020
70.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 81% of the housing units in Security-Widefield, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 43
  2. Census Tract 42
  3. Census Tract 41

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Security-Widefield, CO was Census Tract 43 with a value of $81,530, followed by Census Tract 42 and Census Tract 41, with respective values of $59,635 and $56,250.

The following map shows all of the places in Security-Widefield, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$72,175
Median Household Income
± $4,371
12.8k
Number of Households
± 895

In 2020, the median household income of the 12.8k households in Security-Widefield, CO grew to $72,175 from the previous year's value of $69,352.

The following chart displays the households in Security-Widefield, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Security-Widefield, CO is from Colorado.
0.467
2020 Wage GINI in Colorado
0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Colorado

In 2020, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.264% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.5%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.61%)

In 2020, 79.5% of workers in Security-Widefield, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who worked at home (6.61%).

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

23.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Security-Widefield, CO have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.31% of the workforce in Security-Widefield, 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 Security-Widefield, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Security-Widefield, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.46% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Security-Widefield, CO (3.65k out of 38.5k 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 Males < 5, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Security-Widefield, 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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92.2% of the population of Security-Widefield, CO has health coverage, with 33.6% on employee plans, 17.3% on Medicaid, 5.07% on Medicare, 23.4% on non-group plans, and 12.9% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Colorado was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in El Paso County, CO see 1649 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1669 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 957 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 292 patients per year.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,649 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in El Paso County, CO

Primary care physicians in El Paso County, CO see an average of 1,649 patients per year. This represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1,669 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in El Paso County, CO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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 29% under 18 years, 20.6% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.9% over 64 years.

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

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.75%
Uninsured
33.6%
Employer Coverage
17.3%
Medicaid
5.07%
Medicare
23.4%
Non-Group
12.9%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Security-Widefield, CO grew by 31.9% from 5.88% to 7.75%.

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