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Area Code 720 Detailed Profile

Area Code 720 Summary
Area code 720 is assigned to Colorado
Latitude: 39.762530
Longitude: -104.965897
Population: 1,428,056
Area: 1031.49 sq. miles
Land: 1017.61 sq. miles
Water: 13.87 sq. miles
Population Density: 1,403.34 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 5274.9 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Mountain (GMT -7)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 720 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 500,000
Denver (915,735)
   
Cities with population over 100,000
Aurora (317,292)
Littleton (280,327)
  
Cities with population over 50,000
Golden (55,953)
Longmont (89,811)
  
Towns with population under 50,000
Brighton (34,626)
   

Area Code 720 Demographics

Area Code 720 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Male716,08350.14 %50.36 %49.04 %
Female711,97349.86 %49.64 %50.96 %
Males / Female1.01-1.010.96
Total Population1,428,056100.00 %--
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Area Code 720 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years105,4967.39 %6.92 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years100,7507.06 %7.17 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years94,4456.61 %7.24 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years90,8776.36 %7.14 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years105,5367.39 %7.12 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years260,09818.21 %15.44 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years239,39916.76 %17.13 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years189,83313.29 %14.28 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years60,8494.26 %4.53 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years45,3873.18 %3.36 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years71,6845.02 %5.26 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years47,5563.33 %3.29 %4.38 %
85 years and over16,1461.13 %1.12 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)33.3-37.237.7
18 years and over1,073,03975.14 %74.41 %74.27 %
Male
534,18737.41 %37.20 %35.85 %
Female
538,85237.73 %37.20 %38.42 %
21 years and over1,017,24271.23 %70.08 %69.92 %
62 years and over161,22811.29 %11.59 %14.65 %
65 years and over135,3869.48 %9.67 %12.42 %
Male
55,2703.87 %4.10 %5.12 %
Female
80,1165.61 %5.57 %7.30 %
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Area Code 720 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
One race1,379,66396.61 %97.16 %97.55 %
White
1,060,62374.27 %82.77 %75.21 %
Black or African American
106,4937.46 %3.84 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
15,3141.07 %1.03 %0.87 %
Asian
43,9173.08 %2.21 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
5,4650.38 %0.27 %0.59 %
Chinese
6,5650.46 %0.36 %0.85 %
Filipino
3,4730.24 %0.21 %0.65 %
Japanese
4,7530.33 %0.27 %0.28 %
Korean
6,5660.46 %0.38 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
10,0060.70 %0.36 %0.39 %
Other Asian
7,0890.50 %0.36 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,7010.12 %0.11 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
4740.03 %0.03 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
3140.02 %0.03 %0.02 %
Samoan
3550.02 %0.02 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
5580.04 %0.03 %0.04 %
Some other race
151,61510.62 %7.21 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)336,01123.53 %17.10 %13.70 %
Mexican
223,66015.66 %10.48 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
4,6750.33 %0.30 %2.46 %
Cuban
1,5060.11 %0.09 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
106,1707.43 %6.23 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino1,092,04576.47 %82.90 %86.30 %
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Area Code 720 Social Profile

Area Code 720 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school360,142100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
24,9516.93 %6.78 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
20,3245.64 %5.30 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
157,98343.87 %43.15 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
70,16519.48 %20.52 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
86,71924.08 %24.26 %22.81 %
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Area Code 720 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over933,675100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
60,0236.43 %4.84 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
94,31310.10 %8.24 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
212,14022.72 %23.21 %28.63 %
High school or higher
779,33983.47 %86.93 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
212,61722.77 %24.04 %21.05 %
Associate degree
58,8346.30 %6.98 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
197,05921.11 %21.57 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
295,74831.68 %32.69 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
98,68910.57 %11.12 %8.86 %
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Area Code 720 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported1,577,668100.00 %--
Arab5,2710.33 %0.26 %0.42 %
Czech10,5030.67 %0.77 %0.59 %
Danish12,2270.78 %0.90 %0.50 %
Dutch24,8881.58 %1.81 %1.58 %
English143,8309.12 %10.77 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)43,0422.73 %2.98 %2.90 %
French Canadian8,8790.56 %0.62 %0.85 %
German270,52317.15 %19.82 %14.93 %
Greek5,8100.37 %0.33 %0.40 %
Hungarian6,2180.39 %0.38 %0.49 %
Irish159,48110.11 %11.03 %10.65 %
Italian60,9373.86 %4.22 %5.47 %
Lithuanian2,8000.18 %0.18 %0.23 %
Norwegian32,2702.05 %2.29 %1.56 %
Polish32,1442.04 %2.12 %3.12 %
Portuguese2,2020.14 %0.15 %0.41 %
Russian17,0961.08 %0.96 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish25,7491.63 %1.86 %1.50 %
Scottish31,7002.01 %2.39 %1.70 %
Slovak1,7860.11 %0.14 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African11,7100.74 %0.37 %0.62 %
Swedish34,4722.18 %2.48 %1.39 %
Swiss5,6800.36 %0.44 %0.32 %
Ukrainian4,0310.26 %0.22 %0.31 %
United States or American59,6023.78 %4.63 %7.18 %
Welsh12,2850.78 %0.89 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2,0260.13 %0.10 %0.65 %
Other ancestries550,50634.89 %26.90 %31.89 %
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Area Code 720 Economy

Area Code 720 Employment

GroupNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over1,110,898100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
553,36449.81 %50.03 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
557,53450.19 %49.97 %51.68 %
In labor force
786,38770.79 %70.13 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
426,99654.30 %54.63 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
359,39145.70 %45.37 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
784,31870.60 %69.30 %63.10 %
Employed
749,05067.43 %66.32 %59.39 %
Unemployed
35,2683.17 %2.98 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-4.48 %4.26 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
2,0690.19 %0.83 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
324,51129.21 %29.87 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers609,57881.38 %78.10 %78.40 %
Government workers93,47112.48 %13.87 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business44,1225.89 %7.68 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers1,8790.25 %0.35 %0.31 %
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Area Code 720 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations272,29836.35 %37.35 %33.60 %
Service occupations100,51213.42 %13.89 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations213,48428.50 %27.19 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1,3380.18 %0.59 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations78,45710.47 %10.52 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations82,96111.08 %10.46 %14.63 %
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Area Code 720 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining5,6420.75 %2.02 %1.87 %
Construction65,4008.73 %9.08 %6.80 %
Manufacturing63,4138.47 %9.12 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade30,0964.02 %3.46 %3.60 %
Retail trade83,44711.14 %11.78 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities42,1455.63 %4.86 %5.19 %
Information47,1296.29 %4.94 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing65,6248.76 %7.68 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services99,30613.26 %11.68 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services114,30115.26 %16.98 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services63,2848.45 %9.05 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)35,5164.74 %4.76 %4.88 %
Public administration33,7474.51 %4.59 %4.83 %
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Area Code 720 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Households574,032100.00 %1,659,198106,788,273
Less than $10,000
40,4277.04 %6.91 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
27,7634.84 %4.98 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
63,95211.14 %11.21 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
76,97613.41 %12.59 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
101,19217.63 %16.99 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
121,87321.23 %21.19 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
66,44311.57 %11.89 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
48,6438.47 %9.07 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
13,5802.37 %2.57 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
13,1832.30 %2.59 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$47,178.81-$42,774.19$39,349.33
Average household size2.43-2.512.58
Average income per member of household$19,412.75-$17,044.90$15,252.86
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Area Code 720 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over737,017100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
544,58473.89 %75.13 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
95,53412.96 %12.23 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
40,3205.47 %3.17 %4.73 %
Walked
18,7942.55 %3.00 %2.94 %
Other means
9,2911.26 %1.54 %1.20 %
Worked at home
28,4943.87 %4.93 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.7692 minutes-26.1 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 720 Housing

Area Code 720 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units597,328100.00 %1,807,511117,282,697
Occupied housing units
573,24795.97 %91.74 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
351,23058.80 %61.75 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
222,01737.17 %29.99 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
24,0814.03 %8.26 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
2,9650.50 %3.98 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.43 %-2.57 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate4.98 %-7.26 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.49-2.532.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.32-2.452.45
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Area Code 720 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units597,427100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
318,30453.28 %62.07 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
48,1418.06 %6.33 %5.68 %
2 units
12,3032.06 %2.07 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
21,9983.68 %3.77 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
33,9645.69 %4.59 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
49,1198.22 %5.59 %3.99 %
20 or more units
96,68316.18 %9.74 %8.59 %
Mobile home
16,7082.80 %5.67 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
2070.03 %0.18 %0.22 %
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Area Code 720 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units597,427100.00 %--
1 room
19,2493.22 %2.23 %2.21 %
2 rooms
45,3657.59 %5.45 %4.88 %
3 rooms
75,82512.69 %9.98 %10.06 %
4 rooms
94,97415.90 %15.25 %15.95 %
5 rooms
90,57515.16 %16.61 %20.92 %
6 rooms
78,74013.18 %14.78 %18.39 %
7 rooms
69,40011.62 %12.39 %11.98 %
8 rooms
56,6849.49 %10.24 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
66,61511.15 %13.06 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.1-5.45.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units573,327100.00 %--
1.00 or less
536,22693.53 %87.55 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
17,7353.09 %2.23 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
19,3663.38 %1.95 %2.54 %
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Area Code 720 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas444,18374.35 %68.68 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas7,5181.26 %5.69 %5.96 %
Electricity112,12518.77 %14.77 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.5620.09 %0.14 %8.06 %
Coal or coke700.01 %0.12 %0.12 %
Wood9090.15 %1.33 %1.51 %
Solar energy4090.07 %0.13 %0.05 %
Other fuel5,0870.85 %0.63 %0.35 %
No fuel used2,4640.41 %0.25 %1.25 %
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Area Code 720 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units293,120100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
1,5050.51 %1.80 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
21,4377.31 %11.48 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
88,53030.20 %27.04 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
87,58129.88 %25.37 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
60,88020.77 %21.18 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
25,6108.74 %9.74 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
6,6162.26 %2.79 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
9610.33 %0.61 %0.56 %
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Area Code 720 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage236,40380.65 %79.21 %69.56 %
Less than $300
6380.22 %0.31 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
5,6351.92 %2.52 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
15,6315.33 %6.37 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
53,11418.12 %17.52 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
95,90732.72 %29.62 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
41,97314.32 %14.08 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
23,5058.02 %8.80 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged56,71719.35 %20.79 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent90,11330.74 %32.23 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent50,79717.33 %17.26 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent45,43215.50 %15.23 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent32,56611.11 %11.10 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent22,0737.53 %7.12 %6.01 %
35 percent or more50,80117.33 %16.59 %15.91 %
Not computed1,3380.46 %0.48 %0.85 %
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Area Code 720 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units221,260100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
9,8844.47 %4.18 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
5,2872.39 %2.98 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
30,59513.83 %16.33 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
85,02338.43 %35.16 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
52,56123.76 %21.36 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
27,60812.48 %13.24 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
5,9332.68 %3.12 %2.89 %
No cash rent
4,3691.97 %3.63 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)37,14316.79 %52.13 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent34,36715.53 %15.20 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent33,13714.98 %14.67 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent32,42814.66 %14.11 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent28,02512.67 %12.06 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent18,6548.43 %8.34 %7.32 %
35 percent or more66,09629.87 %30.38 %29.47 %
Not computed8,5533.87 %5.23 %7.77 %

Area Code 720 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentColorado Avg.National Avg.
None51,4768.62 %5.86 %9.57 %
1212,29235.53 %29.02 %31.22 %
2213,53735.74 %37.15 %34.76 %
3 or more96,02216.07 %19.70 %15.45 %
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