Arapahoe County Information

Arapahoe in Colorado occupies 805 square miles and has a 2006 population of 537,197, a change from a 2000 population of 488,896 and 391,572 in 1990. 13.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15% percent is 25-35, and 15.3% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 2,196 acts of violent crime reported in Arapahoe in 2004, a change from 1,716 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 13,309 people: 4.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.4%.

Read more about Arapahoe, Colorado in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyArapahoe 
StateColorado 
Land Area805 sq. milesRanked 1,160 of 3,140
Population 2006537,197Ranked 112 of 3,140
Population 2005529,305 
Population 2000488,896Ranked 116 of 3,140
Population 1990391,572Ranked 129 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion82.4% 
African American9.6% 
Asian American4.7% 
Native American.8% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.4% 
Population 5 to 1414.4% 
Population 15 to 2413.4% 
Population 25 to 3415% 
Population 35 to 4415.3% 
Population 45 to 5415.2% 
Population 55 to 649.8% 
Population 65 to 745.1% 
Population 75 and up4.3% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes2,1961,716
Murders / Manslaughters21 
Forcible Rapes257 
Robberies635 
Aggravated Assaults1,283 
Total Property Crimes22,30716,765
Burglaries3,893 
Larceny Thefts14,994 
Motor Vehicle Thefts3,420 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population307,801283,063
Unemployed Population13,3096,923
Unemployment Rate4.3%2.4%

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