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Jefferson County, Colorado Facts

Facts
State Colorado
Land area 764.2 square miles
Population Density 699.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 551,798
Population change 3.2%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 21.2%
65 and over 14.2%
Females 50.3%
White 92.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 15
Asian 2.8%
Two or more races 2.3%
Black or African American 1.3%
Native American 1.2%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 94%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 40.7%
Veterans 42,215
Households and Housing
Households 219,562
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 84.1%
Median household income $68,984
The per capita income $36,087
Live below the poverty line. 8.6%
housing units 231,496
Multi-unit structures 25%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $262,400
Residents owning their homes. 70.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 62,249
Women-owned firms 30.2%
Asian-owned firms 2.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 5.2%
Black-owned firms 0.6%
Native American-owned firms 0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $7,282,158
Retail sales per capita $13,782
Manufacturers shipments $6,566,636
Merchant wholesaler sales $2,514,091