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Denver Population and Autos 1950 - 2014

1950

1970

1990

2010

2014

Area

66sq mi

99sq mi
(+49%)

154sq mi
(+56%)

154sq mi
(+0%)

154sq mi
(+0%)

Total population

416,000

515,000
(+24%)

468,000
(9%)

600,000
(+28%)

664,000
(+11%)

9.8

8.1

6.3*

8.1*

9.0*

2.7

2.0

2.1

2.2

154,000

311,000

416,000

445,000

2.7

1.7

1.1

1.3

Populationdensity
(personsperacre)
Personsperhousingunit
Totalregistered vehicles
Personspervehicle

*doesnotincludeDIA

Notes:
2014populationnumbersareestimatesfromU.S.Census.
Totalregisteredvehiclesincludescommercialvehiclesandexcludestrailers,mobilehomesandmachinery.

Source:DenverCommunityPlanningandDevelopmentGIS,10/11/2016.Datasources:U.S.CensusBureau;MinnesotaPopulationCenter.NationalHistoricalGeographicInformationSystem:Version2.0.Minneapolis,MN:UniversityofMinnesota2011;Colo.Dept.ofRevenue.

Denver Metro Area Population Change 1950 - 2014


1,800,000

1020%increase

1,600,000
1,400,000
DenverCounty
population

1,200,000
1,000,000
800,000

60%increase

600,000
400,000
200,000
0

1950

County
DenverCounty
AdamsCounty
ArapahoeCounty
JeffersonCounty
Totalofneighboringcounties

Source:DenverCommunityPlanningand Development,11/4/2016.Datasources:U.S.CensusBureau.

2014

1950Pop

2014Pop

415,800
40,200
52,100
55,700
148,000

663,900
480,700
618,800
558,500
1,658,000

Total
populationof
neighboring
counties