Denver County Information

Denver in Colorado occupies 155 square miles and has a 2006 population of 566,974, a change from a 2000 population of 553,693 and 467,549 in 1990. 11.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 18.6% percent is 25-35, and 16% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 4,517 acts of violent crime reported in Denver in 2004, a change from 2,945 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 15,112 people: 4.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3%.

Read more about Denver, Colorado in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyDenver 
StateColorado 
Land Area155 sq. milesRanked 3,069 of 3,140
Population 2006566,974Ranked 105 of 3,140
Population 2005558,663 
Population 2000553,693Ranked 101 of 3,140
Population 1990467,549Ranked 106 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion82.9% 
African American10.6% 
Asian American3.1% 
Native American1.4% 
Pacific Islander.2% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 59.2% 
Population 5 to 1412.1% 
Population 15 to 2411.5% 
Population 25 to 3418.6% 
Population 35 to 4416% 
Population 45 to 5412.8% 
Population 55 to 648.9% 
Population 65 to 745% 
Population 75 and up5.9% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes4,5172,945
Murders / Manslaughters87 
Forcible Rapes244 
Robberies1,443 
Aggravated Assaults2,743 
Total Property Crimes30,87323,868
Burglaries7,350 
Larceny Thefts15,934 
Motor Vehicle Thefts7,589 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population310,908306,409
Unemployed Population15,1129,200
Unemployment Rate4.9%3%

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