Westminster, CO

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2022 Population
115,502
0.0286% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
37.4
0.532% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.45%
2.75% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$90,651
12.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$467,200
20.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
66,926
1.53% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Westminster, CO had a population of 116k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $90,651. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Westminster, CO declined from 115,535 to 115,502, a −0.0286% decrease and its median household income grew from $80,355 to $90,651, a 12.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Westminster, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.2%), White (Hispanic) (12.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.77%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.79%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.48%).

None of the households in Westminster, 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.

96.3% of the residents in Westminster, CO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Westminster, CO are Front Range Community College (5,675 degrees awarded in 2022) and DeVry University-Colorado (16 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Westminster, CO was $467,200, and the homeownership rate was 63.8%.

Most people in Westminster, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Westminster, CO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Westminster, CO is home to a population of 116k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.79% of Westminster, CO residents were born outside of the country (10.2k people).

In 2022, there were 5.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.3k people) in Westminster, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.1k White (Hispanic) and 8.97k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.3%
2022 Citizenship
96.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.3% of Westminster, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Westminster, CO was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Westminster, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    75.3k ± 1.81k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    14.1k ± 1.67k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    8.97k ± 1.29k
24.1%
Hispanic Population
27.8k people

In 2022, there were 5.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.3k people) in Westminster, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.1k White (Hispanic) and 8.97k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

24.1% of the people in Westminster, CO are hispanic (27.8k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

8.79%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.2k people
8.71%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.1k people

As of 2022, 8.79% of Westminster, CO residents (10.2k 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 Westminster, CO was 8.71%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,938 ± 337
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,724 ± 394
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,046 ± 235

Westminster, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Westminster, CO employs 66.9k people. The largest industries in Westminster, CO are Retail Trade (8,544 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,285 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,894 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($125,090), Utilities ($89,539), and Information ($88,093).

Occupations

66.9k
2022 Value
± 2,107
1.53%
1 Year growth
± 4.28%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Westminster, CO grew at a rate of 1.53%, from 65.9k employees to 66.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Westminster, CO, are Management Occupations (7,960 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,702 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (7,072 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Westminster, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

66.9k
2022 Value
± 2,107
1.53%
1 Year growth
± 4.28%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Westminster, CO grew at a rate of 1.53%, from 65.9k employees to 66.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Westminster, CO, are Retail Trade (8,544 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,285 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,894 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Westminster, CO, though some of these residents may live in Westminster, 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

$59,873
Median earning men ± $1,791
$46,828
Median earning women ± $1,833

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($86,198), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($79,736), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,921).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($120,938), Information ($105,759), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($64,375).

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Civics

are the senators currently representing the state of the United States. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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are the senators currently representing the United States.

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 the United States over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Westminster, CO awarded 5,691 degrees. The student population of Westminster, CO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 8,575 male students and 10,874 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Westminster, CO are White (3,530 and 63.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,351 and 24.2%), Two or More Races (216 and 3.86%), and Unknown (192 and 3.43%).

The largest universities in Westminster, CO by number of degrees awarded are Front Range Community College (5,675 and 99.7%) and DeVry University-Colorado (16 and 0.281%).

The most popular majors in Westminster, CO are General Business Administration & Management (855 and 15%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (819 and 14.4%), and Welding Technology (416 and 7.31%).

The median tuition cost in Westminster, CO for a public four year colleges is $3,754 for in-state students and $15,404 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 19,449 students enrolled in Westminster, CO, 44.1% men and 55.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 11,467 records, of which 54.3% were women and 45.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 819 degrees awarded
  2. 285 degrees awarded
  3. 247 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Westminster, CO was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 819 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Westminster, CO according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,675 degrees awarded
  2. 16 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Front Range Community College with 5,675 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,640 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Westminster, CO, which is 0.865 times less than the 3,051 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 3,530 degrees mean that there were 2.61 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,351 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($14,392) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($640) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,460) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.886% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.84% 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 2022 were Bachelors Degree (1.16M), Some college (997k), and High School or Equivalent (997k).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Westminster, CO was $467,200 in 2022, which is 1.66 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $388,300 to $467,200, a 20.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Westminster, CO is 63.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Westminster, CO have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Westminster, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Westminster, CO is $90,651. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Westminster, CO was Census Tract 94.10 with a value of $146,313, followed by Census Tract 94.09 and Census Tract 94.08, with respective values of $138,214 and $137,902.

Property

$467,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,571
$29,995
Median Property Taxes
±$1,268

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

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

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Rent vs Own

63.8%
Homeownership
2022
70.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.8% of the housing units in Westminster, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.5%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Westminster, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 94.10
  2. Census Tract 94.09
  3. Census Tract 94.08

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Westminster, CO was Census Tract 94.10 with a value of $146,313, followed by Census Tract 94.09 and Census Tract 94.08, with respective values of $138,214 and $137,902.

The following map shows all of the places in Westminster, 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.
$90,651
Median Household Income
± $3,504
47k
Number of Households
± 1,609

In 2022, the median household income of the 47k households in Westminster, CO grew to $90,651 from the previous year's value of $80,355.

The following chart displays the households in Westminster, 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 Westminster, CO is from Westminster, CO.
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This chart shows the number of workers in Westminster, CO across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.7%)
  3. Carpooled (7.07%)

In 2022, 72.2% of workers in Westminster, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.7%) and those who carpooled to work (7.07%).

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

26.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Westminster, CO have a shorter commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.36% of the workforce in Westminster, 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 Westminster, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Westminster, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.45% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Westminster, CO (7.43k out of 115k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Westminster, 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

92.9% of the population of Westminster, CO has health coverage, with 57.7% on employee plans, 12.9% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 9.73% on non-group plans, and 1.43% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.1% under 18 years, 25.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

7.13%
Uninsured
57.7%
Employer Coverage
12.9%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
9.73%
Non-Group
1.43%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Westminster, CO grew by 1.09% from 7.06% to 7.13%.

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