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Jefferson County, CO

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Jefferson County, CO
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatGolden, CO
  • Population534,543
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 764.2100
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 699.5000

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010534,543120 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010699.50213 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20181.4%1918 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201815.5%515 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201311 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20192.5%2857 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016760.402687 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201613.9%3114 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20164.502931 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201823.0%3100 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)201611144 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20157.3%2841 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)20187.7%2993 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$945,647,000.00161 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201183.002944 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201955.1%971 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20063.5085 of 229
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20184405 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201113.02632 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2007$678,950.54231 of 778
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$13,257,619,000.00125 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20102.2%1236 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201236.4%641 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201883127 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201828295 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20106,518151 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)20150.003026 of 3026
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$969,000,000.00167 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$15,727,000,000.0095 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$1,110,000,000.00138 of 2178
Population (County)2050899,00093 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$254,613.00330 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050577,000108 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205071,000106 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050172382 of 2780
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