South Denver PUMA, CO

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2022 Population
114,190
0.263% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
8.22%
7.27% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$97,412
10.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$761,400
16.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
72,057
1.02% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, South Denver PUMA, CO had a population of 114k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $97,412. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of South Denver PUMA, CO grew from 113,890 to 114,190, a 0.263% increase and its median household income grew from $87,825 to $97,412, a 10.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Denver PUMA, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.79%), White (Hispanic) (4.28%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.84%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.83%).

9.44% of the households in South Denver 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.

97.2% of the residents in South Denver PUMA, CO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Denver PUMA, CO are University of Denver (5,363 degrees awarded in 2022), Iliff School of Theology (41 degrees), and Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine (20 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in South Denver PUMA, CO was $761,400, and the homeownership rate was 46.2%.

Most people in South Denver PUMA, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in South Denver PUMA, CO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

South Denver PUMA, CO is home to a population of 114k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.54% of South Denver PUMA, CO residents were born outside of the country (7.47k people).

In 2022, there were 16.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.2k people) in South Denver PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 4.89k White (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 Denver PUMA, CO are Spanish (4,553 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (936 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (732 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
56,147
Women
49.1%
58,173
Men
50.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 114,320 inhabitants, with 50.9% men, and 49.1% women.

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Citizenship

97.2%
2022 Citizenship
97.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.2% of South Denver 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 Denver PUMA, CO was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in South Denver PUMA, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    91.2k ± 2.28k
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.47k ± 708
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.89k ± 734
9.44%
Hispanic Population
10.8k people

In 2022, there were 16.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.2k people) in South Denver PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 4.89k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.44% of the people in South Denver PUMA, CO are hispanic (10.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    832 ± 706 people
  2. China
    695 ± 645 people
  3. Canada
    563 ± 581 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Denver PUMA, CO was Mexico, the natal country of 832 South Denver PUMA, CO residents, followed by China with 695 and Canada with 563.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.54%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.47k people
6.72%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.65k people

As of 2022, 6.54% of South Denver PUMA, CO residents (7.47k 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 Denver PUMA, CO was 6.72%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,553 households (4.14%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    936 households (0.851%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    732 households (0.666%)

9.44% of the households in South Denver 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 Denver PUMA, CO was Spanish. 4.14% of the households in South Denver 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. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,342 ± 418
  2. Vietnam
    1,262 ± 276
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    596 ± 180

South Denver PUMA, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of South Denver PUMA, CO employs 72.1k people. The largest industries in South Denver PUMA, CO are Computer Systems Design (3,983 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,920 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,901 people), and the highest paying industries are Support activities for mining ($314,542), Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($269,732), and Banking & related activities ($257,881).

Males in South Denver PUMA, CO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $93,047. The income inequality in South Denver PUMA, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
33,810
Women
47.3%
37,716
Men
52.7%

The workforce of South Denver PUMA, CO in 2020 was 71,526 people, with 47.3% woman, and 52.7% men.

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Occupations

72.1k
2022 Value
1.02%
1 Year growth
± 1.02%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in South Denver PUMA, CO grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 71.3k employees to 72.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Denver PUMA, CO, are Other managers (3,269 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (2,117 people), and Software developers (1,911 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Denver PUMA, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

72.1k
2022 Value
1.02%
1 Year growth
± 1.02%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in South Denver PUMA, CO grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 71.3k employees to 72.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Denver PUMA, CO, are Computer Systems Design (3,983 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,920 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,901 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South Denver PUMA, CO, though some of these residents may live in South Denver 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

$76,744
Median earning men ± $3,191
$63,299
Median earning women ± $2,542

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($130,758), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($128,992), and Information ($99,700).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($115,000), Manufacturing ($93,438), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,817).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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 Denver PUMA, CO awarded 5,424 degrees. The student population of South Denver PUMA, CO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,320 male students and 8,664 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Denver PUMA, CO are White (3,640 and 70.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (690 and 13.3%), Two or More Races (251 and 4.83%), and Black or African American (250 and 4.82%).

The largest universities in South Denver PUMA, CO by number of degrees awarded are University of Denver (5,363 and 98.9%), Iliff School of Theology (41 and 0.756%), and Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine (20 and 0.369%).

The most popular majors in South Denver PUMA, CO are Social Work (598 and 11%), General Business (333 and 6.14%), and Law (244 and 4.5%).

The median tuition cost in South Denver PUMA, CO for private four year colleges is $55,260.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in South Denver PUMA, CO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 77.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 10.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 13,984 (38% men and 62% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 13,984 students enrolled in South Denver PUMA, CO, 38% men and 62% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 9,086 records, of which 61.1% were women and 38.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 137 degrees awarded
  2. 574 degrees awarded
  3. 266 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in South Denver PUMA, CO was Non-Profit, Public, & Organizational Management with 137 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,363 degrees awarded
  2. 41 degrees awarded
  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Denver with 5,363 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,035 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Denver PUMA, CO, which is 0.6 times less than the 3,389 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 3,640 degrees mean that there were 5.28 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 690 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($55,260) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,179) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.672% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.137% 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 Denver PUMA, CO in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (43.7k), Graduate Degree (29.8k), and Some college (14.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Denver PUMA, CO was $761,400 in 2022, which is 2.7 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $651,600 to $761,400, a 16.9% increase. The homeownership rate in South Denver PUMA, CO is 46.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in South Denver PUMA, CO have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in South Denver PUMA, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in South Denver PUMA, CO is $97,412. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in South Denver 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

$761,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$22,285
$28,482
Median Property Taxes
±$1,191

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Rent vs Own

46.2%
Homeownership
2022
68.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 46.2% of the housing units in South Denver PUMA, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 46.7%.

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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 Denver 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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$97,412
Median Household Income
± $3,535
61.7k
Number of Households
± 1,927

In 2022, the median household income of the 61.7k households in South Denver PUMA, CO grew to $97,412 from the previous year's value of $87,825.

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Wage Distribution

0.478
2022 Wage GINI in South Denver PUMA, CO
0.479
2021 Wage GINI in South Denver PUMA, CO

In 2022, the income inequality in South Denver PUMA, CO was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.26% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for South Denver PUMA, CO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Denver PUMA, CO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (53.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (27.3%)
  3. Public Transit (5.78%)

In 2022, 53.3% of workers in South Denver PUMA, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (27.3%) and those who used public transit to get to work (5.78%).

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Denver PUMA, CO have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.925% of the workforce in South Denver 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

8.22% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Denver PUMA, CO (9.18k out of 112k 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 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in South Denver PUMA, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

95.2% of the population of South Denver PUMA, CO has health coverage, with 63.1% on employee plans, 6.95% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 0.757% 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 11.9% under 18 years, 36.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.81%
Uninsured
63.1%
Employer Coverage
6.95%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
0.757%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Denver PUMA, CO declined by 0.245% from 4.82% to 4.81%.

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