South Jefferson PUMA, CO

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2022 Population
149,061
0.478% 1-year decline
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.7
0.506% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.43%
8.72% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$100,980
10.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$502,900
15.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
79,648
0.0903% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, South Jefferson PUMA, CO had a population of 149k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $100,980. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of South Jefferson PUMA, CO declined from 149,777 to 149,061, a −0.478% decrease and its median household income grew from $91,296 to $100,980, a 10.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Jefferson PUMA, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.1%), White (Hispanic) (7.83%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.13%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.57%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.25%).

11.2% of the households in South Jefferson PUMA, 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.

97.1% of the residents in South Jefferson PUMA, CO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Jefferson PUMA, CO are Paul Mitchell the School-Denver (194 degrees awarded in 2022), Taft University System (454689) (92 degrees), and Colorado School of Healing Arts (65 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in South Jefferson PUMA, CO was $502,900, and the homeownership rate was 71.5%.

Most people in South Jefferson PUMA, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.9 minutes. The average car ownership in South Jefferson PUMA, CO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

South Jefferson PUMA, CO is home to a population of 149k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.34% of South Jefferson PUMA, CO residents were born outside of the country (10.9k people).

In 2022, there were 9.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (107k people) in South Jefferson PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.7k White (Hispanic) and 10.6k 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 South Jefferson PUMA, CO are Spanish (8,433 households), Vietnamese (1,933 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,168 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
74,110
Women
50%
74,003
Men
50%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 148,113 inhabitants, with 50% men, and 50% women.

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Citizenship

97.1%
2022 Citizenship
96.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.1% of South Jefferson PUMA, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in South Jefferson PUMA, CO was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in South Jefferson PUMA, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    107k ± 2.14k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    11.7k ± 1.09k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    10.6k ± 1.49k
18.3%
Hispanic Population
27.2k people

In 2022, there were 9.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (107k people) in South Jefferson PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.7k White (Hispanic) and 10.6k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.3% of the people in South Jefferson PUMA, CO are hispanic (27.2k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,753 ± 1,022 people
  2. Vietnam
    1,632 ± 986 people
  3. India
    680 ± 639 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Jefferson PUMA, CO was Mexico, the natal country of 1,753 South Jefferson PUMA, CO residents, followed by Vietnam with 1,632 and India with 680.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.34%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.9k people
7.44%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.1k people

As of 2022, 7.34% of South Jefferson PUMA, CO residents (10.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in South Jefferson PUMA, CO was 7.44%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,433 households (5.95%)
  2. Vietnamese
    1,933 households (1.36%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,168 households (0.824%)

11.2% of the households in South Jefferson PUMA, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in South Jefferson PUMA, CO was Spanish. 5.95% of the households in South Jefferson PUMA, 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
    2,802 ± 333
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,473 ± 449
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,192 ± 206

South Jefferson PUMA, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of South Jefferson PUMA, CO employs 79.6k people. The largest industries in South Jefferson PUMA, CO are Construction (6,227 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,569 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,504 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric lighting & electrical equipment manufacturing, & other electrical component manufacturing, n.e.c. ($251,056), Structural metals, & boiler, tank, & shipping container manufacturing ($189,106), and Software publishing ($178,744).

Males in South Jefferson PUMA, CO have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $72,085. The income inequality in South Jefferson PUMA, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.422, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
38,691
Women
48.2%
41,563
Men
51.8%

The workforce of South Jefferson PUMA, CO in 2020 was 80,254 people, with 48.2% woman, and 51.8% men.

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Occupations

79.6k
2022 Value
−0.0903%
1 Year decline
± −0.0903%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in South Jefferson PUMA, CO declined at a rate of −0.0903%, from 79.7k employees to 79.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Jefferson PUMA, CO, are Other managers (2,952 people), Retail salespersons (2,016 people), and Registered nurses (1,957 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Jefferson PUMA, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

79.6k
2022 Value
−0.0903%
1 Year decline
± −0.0903%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in South Jefferson PUMA, CO declined at a rate of −0.0903%, from 79.7k employees to 79.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Jefferson PUMA, CO, are Construction (6,227 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,569 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,504 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South Jefferson PUMA, CO, though some of these residents may live in South Jefferson PUMA, 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

$65,225
Median earning men ± $1,879
$49,239
Median earning women ± $1,783

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($97,882), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($89,799), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($89,297).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($85,216), Public Administration ($75,841), and Construction ($65,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.73%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.87M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 1.73% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Colorado went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 55% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.6%).

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 8 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.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in South Jefferson PUMA, CO awarded 376 degrees. The student population of South Jefferson PUMA, CO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 265 male students and 626 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Jefferson PUMA, CO are White (209 and 55.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (93 and 24.7%), Black or African American (33 and 8.78%), and Two or More Races (15 and 3.99%).

The largest universities in South Jefferson PUMA, CO by number of degrees awarded are Paul Mitchell the School-Denver (194 and 51.6%), Taft University System (454689) (92 and 24.5%), and Colorado School of Healing Arts (65 and 17.3%).

The most popular majors in South Jefferson PUMA, CO are General Cosmetology (111 and 29.5%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (108 and 28.7%), and Massage Therapy (65 and 17.3%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 891 students enrolled in South Jefferson PUMA, CO, 29.7% men and 70.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 405 records, of which 71.6% were women and 28.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
111 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in South Jefferson PUMA, CO was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 194 degrees awarded
  2. 92 degrees awarded
  3. 65 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Paul Mitchell the School-Denver with 194 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 68 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Jefferson PUMA, CO, which is 0.221 times less than the 308 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 209 degrees mean that there were 2.25 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 93 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($10,800) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($800) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($1,355) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.06% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.857% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of South Jefferson PUMA, CO in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (33.4k), High School or Equivalent (26.9k), and Some college (24.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Jefferson PUMA, CO was $502,900 in 2022, which is 1.78 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $434,500 to $502,900, a 15.7% increase. The homeownership rate in South Jefferson PUMA, CO is 71.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in South Jefferson PUMA, CO have an average commute time of 26.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in South Jefferson PUMA, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in South Jefferson PUMA, CO is $100,980. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in South Jefferson PUMA, CO was Castle Rock PUMA, CO with a value of $147,181, followed by Parker PUMA, CO and Foothills PUMA, CO, with respective values of $133,085 and $130,889.

Property

$502,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,111
$43,849
Median Property Taxes
±$1,385

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Rent vs Own

71.5%
Homeownership
2022
69.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.5% of the housing units in South Jefferson PUMA, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in South Jefferson PUMA, CO was Castle Rock PUMA, CO with a value of $147,181, followed by Parker PUMA, CO and Foothills PUMA, CO, with respective values of $133,085 and $130,889.

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Household Income

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$100,980
Median Household Income
± $3,137
61.3k
Number of Households
± 1,792

In 2022, the median household income of the 61.3k households in South Jefferson PUMA, CO grew to $100,980 from the previous year's value of $91,296.

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Wage Distribution

0.422
2022 Wage GINI in South Jefferson PUMA, CO
0.426
2021 Wage GINI in South Jefferson PUMA, CO

In 2022, the income inequality in South Jefferson PUMA, CO was 0.422 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.879% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for South Jefferson PUMA, CO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Jefferson PUMA, CO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72%)
  2. Worked At Home (17.4%)
  3. Carpooled (6.58%)

In 2022, 72% of workers in South Jefferson PUMA, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (17.4%) and those who carpooled to work (6.58%).

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Commute Time

26.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Jefferson PUMA, CO have a longer commute time (26.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.62% of the workforce in South Jefferson PUMA, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

5.43% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Jefferson PUMA, CO (8k out of 147k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in South Jefferson PUMA, 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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Health

94.6% of the population of South Jefferson PUMA, CO has health coverage, with 56.8% on employee plans, 10.5% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 0.888% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Colorado see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.743% decrease from the previous year (1211 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1208 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 250 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Colorado

Primary care physicians in Colorado see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.743% decrease from the previous year (1,211 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.7% under 18 years, 23.1% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.9% 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

5.43%
Uninsured
56.8%
Employer Coverage
10.5%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
0.888%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Jefferson PUMA, CO grew by 0.475% from 5.4% to 5.43%.

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