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Adams County, CO


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
Designated Market Area: Denver, CO-NE-WY
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Exurbs

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2022 population: 527,575   ( 85,972 from 2010)
Land area: 1166.7 square miles
Population density: 452.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:246,881 46.80% 5.1%
Black:18,4733.50% 51.3%
Indian:3,0130.57% 21.6%
Asian:23,8094.51% 49.7%
2+ races:11,7272.22% 56.7%
Hispanic:223,67242.40% 33.2%
Total non-White:280,69453.20% 35.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:14,832 14.3
Deaths:8,8898.6
Net Migration: -97-0.1
Net Immigration: 1,8031.7
Change in White population:11,911 2.7
Change in Non-White pop.:74,061 16.8




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
441,603
234,97053.21%
12,2072.76%
2,4780.56%
15,9073.60%
7,4861.70%
167,87838.02%
206,63346.79%

2000
363,857
230,50063.35%
10,2062.80%
2,3520.65%
11,7463.23%
6,1401.69%
102,58528.19%
133,35736.65%

1990
265,038
199,64075.33%
8,3943.17%
1,9850.75%
6,5512.47%
n/a
48,46818.29%
65,39824.67%

1980
245,944
195,98379.69%
6,0382.46%
1,4090.57%
3,6861.50%
n/a
38,45815.64%
49,96120.31%

1970
185,789
155,70583.81%
1,1630.63%
4900.26%
1,4540.78%
n/a
26,27714.14%
30,084 16.19%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
66,922 18.4
21,0195.8
31,2578.6
18,1695.0
4,470 1.2
73,276 20.1
1990's
NumberRate
50,352 19.0
17,7166.7
36,55213.8
5,9612.2
30,860 11.6
67,959 25.6
1980's
NumberRate
50,460 20.5
13,771 5.6
-16,122 -6.6
n/a
3,657 1.5
15,437 6.3
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
28,672 15.4
n/a
40,278 21.7
19,877 10.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Adams County, CO

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
34.4
133,106 25.2%
394,469 74.8%
56,225 10.7%
181,211
2.85
125,653 69.3%
91,308 72.7%
12,279 9.8%
55,558 30.7%

2010
NumberPercent
32.4
126,123 28.6%
315,480 71.4%
36,862 8.3%
153,764
2.85
108,794 70.8%
78,596 72.2%
11,567 10.6%
44,970 29.2%

2000
NumberPercent
31.6
103,650 28.5%
260,207 71.5%
28,506 7.8%
128,290
2.81
92,691 72.3%
70,945 76.5%
9,300 10.0%
35,599 27.7%

1990
NumberPercent
30.8
76,835 29.0%
188,203 71.0%
20,161 7.6%
96,342
2.72
70,338 73.0%
55,227 78.5%
7,451 10.6%
26,004 27.0%

1980
NumberPercent
26.7
78,429 31.9%
167,515 68.1%
13,023 5.3%
84,012
2.90
64,690 77.0%
54,199 83.8%
6,219 9.6%
19,322 23.0%

2022 Housing Data for Adams County, CO

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units187,811 
Median Value$425,000 
Occupied181,21196.5%
Vacant6,6003.5%
Owned123,82668.3%
Rented57,38531.7%
Median Rent$1,632 
Single-Family Units133,41771.0%
    Detached117,53862.6%
    Attached15,8798.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units36,68519.5%
Mobile Homes11,1996.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Adams County, CO

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0006,1283.4%
$10,000 to $14,9994,1332.3%
$15,000 to $19,9994,1722.3%
$20,000 to $24,9994,4182.4%
$25,000 to $29,9995,2232.9%
$30,000 to $34,9995,4093.0%
$35,000 to $39,9995,9653.3%
$40,000 to $44,9995,4543.0%
$45,000 to $49,9996,2253.4%
$50,000 to $59,99913,0987.2%
$60,000 to $74,99917,4779.6%
$75,000 to $99,99927,75215.3%
$100,000 to $124,99921,10711.6%
$125,000 to $149,99917,0569.4%
$150,000 to $199,99919,61110.8%
$200,000 or more17,9839.9%
Median Household Income86,297 
Per Capita Income37,550 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state100 
Compared to U.S.114 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI6,0393.3%
Public Assistance4,9672.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps19,47510.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed163,84879.3%
Unemployed7,2653.5%
In Armed Forces2730.1%
Total Labor Force171,38683.0%
Not in Labor Force35,11117.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 20.5%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector116,33082,10358.6%
Non-Profit5,61512,33231.3%
Self-Employed15,4199,19162.7%
Local Government7,62512,10738.6%
State Government3,5124,68142.9%
Federal Government2,9803,02649.6%
Total Private + Self131,74991,29459.1%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.19,73232,14638.0%
Total151,481123,44055.1%
Pct. Govt.12.3%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts42,55915.4%
Sales and Office Occupations58,78421.3%
Professional, Technical49,93118.1%
Service Occupations45,74716.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1,3210.5%
All others78,73628.6%
White Collar 54.9%
Industry
 Number%
Retail trade32,95712.0%
Construction32,81611.9%
Health care and social assistance30,52211.1%
Manufacturing22,4518.1%
Transportation and warehousing19,5267.1%
Accommodation and food services19,3517.0%
Professional, scientific, technical18,2986.6%
Educational services17,6896.4%
Other services13,5644.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.12,8784.7%
Public administration12,2874.5%
Finance and insurance9,8373.6%
Wholesale trade8,5973.1%
Information6,2662.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing5,6712.1%
Arts, entertainment, recreation5,3071.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction2,7061.0%
Utilities2,6070.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2,0360.7%
Management3910.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Adams County, CO

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican177,35934.10%
Puerto Rican3,0250.58%
Cuban8000.15%
Dominican4310.08%
Total Central American6,0161.16%
Costa Rican2390.05%
Guatemalan1,3230.25%
Honduran9180.18%
Nicaraguan930.02%
Panamanian1390.03%
Salvadoran3,3040.64%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American3,1070.60%
Argentinean3830.07%
Bolivian1040.02%
Chilean1260.02%
Colombian1,0910.21%
Ecuadorian2450.05%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian7930.15%
Uruguayan70.00%
Venezuelan3490.07%
Other South American90.00%
Other Hispanic24,3814.69%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese4,1300.79%
Chinese2,5690.49%
Hmong2,2560.43%
Indian2,0200.39%
Filipino1,7240.33%
Korean1,4650.28%
Burmese8800.17%
Japanese6270.12%
Laotian5570.11%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English346,23471.2%
Spanish113,19423.3%
Other Asian5,1171.1%
Other Indo-European4,7571.0%
Vietnamese3,3980.7%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic2,9900.6%
Other2,8150.6%
French, Haitian, Cajun2,3240.5%
Chinese2,0700.4%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German73,14214.1%
Irish43,1968.3%
English37,5647.2%
Italian21,3624.1%
American15,9843.1%
French10,1772.0%
Polish8,7791.7%
Norwegian7,5921.5%
Scottish7,4981.4%
European7,3971.4%
Swedish7,1701.4%
Dutch4,8350.9%
Scotch-Irish3,3040.6%
Russian3,2800.6%
Welsh2,7980.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen472,22290.8%
Not a citizen47,9279.2%
Native441,36584.9%
Foreign-born78,78415.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Adams County, CO

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
23,482 6.9%27,965 8.3%97,401 28.7%97,951 28.9%62,602 18.5%29,391 8.7%
  Average years of education: 12.9
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 23,482 6.9%
9-12 Years 27,965 8.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 97,401 28.7%
Some College 97,951 28.9%
Bach. Degree 62,602 18.5%
Grad Degree 29,391 8.7%
Average years of education: 12.9

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Adams County, CO

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 141,131 133,093 8,038 5.7% 5.1%
1991 142,694 135,109 7,585 5.3% 5.3%
1992 145,853 137,205 8,648 5.9% 6.1%
1993 150,745 142,597 8,148 5.4% 5.4%
1994 158,494 151,709 6,785 4.3% 4.2%
1995 165,630 159,062 6,568 4.0% 4.0%
1996 168,160 161,159 7,001 4.2% 4.2%
1997 172,446 166,860 5,586 3.2% 3.4%
1998 180,396 174,198 6,198 3.4% 3.6%
1999 183,321 178,195 5,126 2.8% 3.0%
2000 186,637 181,511 5,126 2.7% 2.7%
2001 187,740 180,168 7,572 4.0% 3.8%
2002 193,647 181,517 12,130 6.3% 5.7%
2003 200,973 186,591 14,382 7.2% 6.1%
2004 205,757 192,416 13,341 6.5% 5.6%
2005 210,632 198,527 12,105 5.7% 5.1%
2006 218,642 208,193 10,449 4.8% 4.2%
2007 221,445 212,201 9,244 4.2% 3.7%
2008 227,365 215,050 12,315 5.4% 4.9%
2009 229,197 208,259 20,938 9.1% 7.9%
2010 233,563 209,082 24,481 10.5% 9.2%
2011 236,016 211,759 24,257 10.3% 8.7%
2012 238,797 216,056 22,741 9.5% 8.0%
2013 241,599 222,280 19,319 8.0% 6.7%
2014 244,942 230,977 13,965 5.7% 5.0%
2015 247,743 237,372 10,371 4.2% 3.7%
2016 253,599 244,903 8,696 3.4% 3.1%
2017 260,140 252,756 7,384 2.8% 2.6%
2018 268,394 259,776 8,618 3.2% 3.0%
2019 273,351 265,608 7,743 2.8% 2.7%
2020 274,498 252,469 22,029 8.0% 7.3%
2021 278,583 261,265 17,318 6.2% 5.4%
2022 282,167 272,672 9,495 3.4% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com