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Invasion of the Millennials: Where They're Moving in Denver and Beyond

Invasion of the Millennials: Where They're Moving in Denver and Beyond
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click to enlarge The area in and around Thornton zip code 80241. - GOOGLE MAPS
The area in and around Thornton zip code 80241.
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Number 30: 80241 — Thornton

Population 2016: 33,760
Millennials 2016: 9,827
Share of Millennials 2016: 29 percent
Population 2011: 31,605
Millennials 2011: 8,629
Share of Millennials 2011: 27 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,198
Change in Share 2011-2016: +7 percent

Number 29: 80911 — Colorado Springs

Population 2016: 32,530
Millennials 2016: 9,290
Share of Millennials 2016: 29 percent
Population 2011: 30,385
Millennials 2011: 8,059
Share of Millennials 2011: 27 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,231
Change in Share 2011-2016: +8 percent


Number 28: 80524 — Fort Collins

Population 2016: 33,575
Millennials 2016: 10,998
Share of Millennials 2016: 33 percent
Population 2011: 32,386
Millennials 2011: 9,842
Share of Millennials 2011: 30 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,156
Change in Share 2011-2016: +8 percent

Number 27: 80910 — Colorado Springs

Population 2016: 30,749
Millennials 2016: 10,839
Share of Millennials 2016: 35 percent
Population 2011: 28,086
Millennials 2011: 9,140
Share of Millennials 2011: 33 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,699
Change in Share 2011-2016: +8 percent


Number 26: 80905 — Colorado Springs

Population 2016: 18,314
Millennials 2016: 6,055
Share of Millennials 2016: 33 percent
Population 2011: 15,875
Millennials 2011: 4,841
Share of Millennials 2011: 30 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,214
Change in Share 2011-2016: +8 percent

click to enlarge The area in and around Denver zip code 80220. - GOOGLE MAPS
The area in and around Denver zip code 80220.
Google Maps
Number 25: 80220 — Denver

Population 2016: 35,715
Millennials 2016: 11,990
Share of Millennials 2016: 34 percent
Population 2011: 33,129
Millennials 2011: 10,257
Share of Millennials 2011: 31 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,733
Change in Share 2011-2016: +8 percent

Number 24: 80525 — Fort Collins

Population 2016: 52,612
Millennials 2016: 17,615
Share of Millennials 2016: 33 percent
Population 2011: 47,295
Millennials 2011: 14,591
Share of Millennials 2011: 31 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 3,024
Change in Share 2011-2016: +9 percent

Number 23: 80016 — Aurora

Population 2016: 49,384
Millennials 2016: 11,590
Share of Millennials 2016: 23 percent
Population 2011: 37,499
Millennials 2011: 8,108
Share of Millennials 2011: 22 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 3,482
Change in Share 2011-2016: +9 percent

Number 22: 80030 — Westminster

Population 2016: 16,293
Millennials 2016: 5,109
Share of Millennials 2016: 31 percent
Population 2011: 15,895
Millennials 2011: 4,559
Share of Millennials 2011: 29 percent
Millennial Population Change  2011-2016: 550
Change in Share 2011-2016: +9 percent

Number 21: 80923 — Colorado Springs

Population 2016: 28,192
Millennials 2016: 9,256
Share of Millennials 2016: 33 percent
Population 2011: 25,999
Millennials 2011: 7,804
Share of Millennials 2011: 30 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,452
Change in Share 2011-2016: +9 percent

click to enlarge The area in and around Denver zip code 80207. - GOOGLE MAPS
The area in and around Denver zip code 80207.
Google Maps
Number 20: 80207 — Denver

Population 2016: 25,343
Millennials 2016: 7,882
Share of Millennials 2016: 31 percent
Population 2011: 20,252
Millennials 2011: 5,679
Share of Millennials 2011: 28 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 2,203
Change in Share 2011-2016: +11 percent

Number 19: 80916 — Colorado Springs (Peterson Air Force Base)

Population 2016: 38,837
Millennials 2016: 14,970
Share of Millennials 2016: 39 percent
Population 2011: 35,520
Millennials 2011: 12,283
Share of Millennials 2011: 35 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 2.687
Change in Share 2011-2016: +11 percent

Number 18: 80230 — Denver

Population 2016: 8,491
Millennials 2016: 2,679
Share of Millennials 2016: 32 percent
Population 2011: 7,888
Millennials 2011: 2,219
Share of Millennials 2011: 28 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 460
Change in Share 2011-2016: +12 percent

Number 17: 80222 — Denver

Population 2016: 21,272
Millennials 2016: 7,152
Share of Millennials 2016: 34 percent
Population 2011: 19,512
Millennials 2011: 5,845
Share of Millennials 2011: 30 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,307
Change in Share 2011-2016: +12 percent

Number 16: 80231 — Denver

Population 2016: 35,910
Millennials 2016: 13,958
Share of Millennials 2016: 39 percent
Population 2011: 31,947
Millennials 2011: 10,985
Share of Millennials 2011: 34 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 2,973
Change in Share 2011-2016: +13 percent

click to enlarge The area in and around Colorado Springs zip code 80922. - GOOGLE MAPS
The area in and around Colorado Springs zip code 80922.
Google Maps
Number 15: 80922 — Colorado Springs

Population 2016: 28,066
Millennials 2016: 9,183
Share of Millennials 2016: 33 percent
Population 2011: 26,325
Millennials 2011: 7,599
Share of Millennials 2011: 29 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,584
Change in Share 2011-2016: +13 percent

Number 14: 80304 — Boulder

Population 2016: 26,732
Millennials 2016: 7,981
Share of Millennials 2016: 30 percent
Population 2011: 25,110
Millennials 2011: 6,591
Share of Millennials 2011: 26 percent
Millennial Population Change  2011-2016: 1,390
Change in Share 2011-2016: +14 percent

Number 13: 80203 — Denver

Population 2016: 20,515
Millennials 2016: 13,489
Share of Millennials 2016: 66 percent
Population 2011: 18,125
Millennials 2011: 10,427
Share of Millennials 2011: 58 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 3,062
Change in Share 2011-2016: +14 percent

Number 12: 80218— Denver

Population 2016: 18,786
Millennials 2016: 9,678
Share of Millennials 2016: 52 percent
Population 2011: 18,420
Millennials 2011: 8,283
Share of Millennials 2011: 45 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,395
Change in Share 2011-2016: +15 percent

Number 11: 80909 — Colorado Springs

Population 2016: 38,262
Millennials 2016: 11,846
Share of Millennials 2016: 31 percent
Population 2011: 34,973
Millennials 2011: 9,435
Share of Millennials 2011: 27 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 2,411
Change in Share 2011-2016: +15 percent

click to enlarge The area in and around Denver zip code 80223. - GOOGLE MAPS
The area in and around Denver zip code 80223.
Google Maps
Number 10: 80223 — Denver

Population 2016: 19,674
Millennials 2016: 7,145
Share of Millennials 2016: 36 percent
Population 2011: 16,528
Millennials 2011: 5,222
Share of Millennials 2011: 32 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,923
Change in Share 2011-2016: +15 percent

Number 9: 80214 — Denver

Population 2016: 25,252
Millennials 2016: 9,055
Share of Millennials 2016: 36 percent
Population 2011: 25,143
Millennials 2011: 7,774
Share of Millennials 2011: 31 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,281
Change in Share 2011-2016: +16 percent

Number 8: 80202 — Denver

Population 2016: 12,643
Millennials 2016: 7,176
Share of Millennials 2016: 57 percent
Population 2011: 9,133
Millennials 2011: 4,434
Share of Millennials 2011: 49 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 2,742
Change in Share 2011-2016: +17 percent

Number 7: 80211 — Denver

Population 2016: 33,258
Millennials 2016: 13,560
Share of Millennials 2016: 41 percent
Population 2011: 31,798
Millennials 2011: 11,028
Share of Millennials 2011: 35 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 2,532
Change in Share 2011-2016: +18 percent

Number 6: 80007 — Arvada

Population 2016: 8,691
Millennials 2016: 1,714
Share of Millennials 2016: 20 percent
Population 2011: 6,996
Millennials 2011: 1,143
Share of Millennials 2011: 16 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 571
Change in Share 2011-2016: +21 percent

click to enlarge The area in and around Arvada zip code 80004. - GOOGLE MAPS
The area in and around Arvada zip code 80004.
Google Maps
Number 5: 80004 — Arvada

Population 2016: 37,152
Millennials 2016: 9,510
Share of Millennials 2016: 26 percent
Population 2011: 35,769
Millennials 2011: 7,556
Share of Millennials 2011: 21 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 1,954
Change in Share 2011-2016: +21 percent

Number 4: 80951 — Colorado Springs

Population 2016: 4.103
Millennials 2016: 1,803
Share of Millennials 2016: 45 percent
Population 2011: 4,156
Millennials 2011: 1,517
Share of Millennials 2011: 37 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 286
Change in Share 2011-2016: +23 percent

Number 3: 80238 — Denver

Population 2016: 14,854
Millennials 2016: 4,289
Share of Millennials 2016: 29 percent
Population 2011: 9,651
Millennials 2011: 2,251
Share of Millennials 2011: 23 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 2,038
Change in Share 2011-2016: +24 percent

Number 2: 80205 — Denver

Population 2016: 32,526
Millennials 2016: 14,948
Share of Millennials 2016: 46 percent
Population 2011: 27,415
Millennials 2011: 10,073
Share of Millennials 2011: 37 percent
Millennial Population Change  2011-2016: 4,875
Change in Share 2011-2016: +25 percent

Number 1: 80249 — Denver

Population 2016: 29,024
Millennials 2016: 9,369
Share of Millennials 2016: 32 percent
Population 2011: 23,103
Millennials 2011: 5,920
Share of Millennials 2011: 26 percent
Millennial Population Change 2011-2016: 3,449
Change in Share 2011-2016: +26 percent
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