Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO

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2021 Population
128,185
2.07% 1-year decline
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
40.8
0% 1-year change
2021 Poverty Rate
3.38%
4.24% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$117,950
3.83% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$500,900
6.6% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO had a population of 128k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $117,950. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO declined from 130,888 to 128,185, a −2.07% decrease and its median household income grew from $113,596 to $117,950, a 3.83% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.9%), White (Hispanic) (5.73%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.23%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.23%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.76%).

9.98% of the households in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.5% of the residents in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are University of Phoenix-Colorado (76 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2021, the median property value in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO was $500,900, and the homeownership rate was 75.7%.

Most people in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO is home to a population of 128k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2021, 8.17% of Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO residents were born outside of the country (10.5k people).

In 2021, there were 13.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (102k people) in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.35k White (Hispanic) and 6.71k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO are Spanish (3,906 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (826 households), and Korean (706 households).

Citizenship

96.5%
2021 Citizenship
96.2%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 96.5% of Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO was 96.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    102k ± 1.8k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    7.35k ± 1.15k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    6.71k ± 672
10.1%
Hispanic Population
12.9k people

In 2021, there were 13.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (102k people) in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.35k White (Hispanic) and 6.71k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.1% of the people in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO are hispanic (12.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.17%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.5k people
8.34%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
10.9k people

As of 2021, 8.17% of Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO residents (10.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO was 8.34%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,906 households (3.21%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    826 households (0.679%)
  3. Korean
    706 households (0.58%)

9.98% of the households in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO was Spanish. 3.21% of the households in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,528 ± 281
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,907 ± 359
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,301 ± 266

Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO employs 68.7k people. The largest industries in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO are Elementary & secondary schools (4,317 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,767 people), and Construction (3,683 people), and the highest paying industries are Software publishing ($156,364), Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($153,073), and Other professional, scientific & technical services ($149,674).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
32,643
Women
46.7%
37,259
Men
53.3%

The workforce of Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO in 2020 was 69,902 people, with 46.7% woman, and 53.3% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO.

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Occupations

68.7k
2021 Value
−1.68%
1 Year decline
± −1.68%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO declined at a rate of −1.68%, from 69.9k employees to 68.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO, are Other managers (3,328 people), Retail salespersons (1,959 people), and Software developers (1,928 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Colorado (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

68.7k
2021 Value
−1.68%
1 Year decline
± −1.68%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO declined at a rate of −1.68%, from 69.9k employees to 68.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,317 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,767 people), and Construction (3,683 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO, though some of these residents may live in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$80,259
Median earning men ± $3,142
$51,716
Median earning women ± $1,742

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Manufacturing ($110,573), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($107,744), and Information ($107,546).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($89,643), Information ($77,375), and Public Administration ($75,850).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Colorado.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $23.8B
  2. $17.7B
  3. $15.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($17.7B) and Machinery ($15.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$207B
2020 Value in Colorado
$434B
Projected 2050 Value in Colorado
110% growth

In 2020, total outbound Colorado trade was $207B. This is expected to increase 110% to $434B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $9.69B
  2. $8.1B
  3. $8.09B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $9.69B, followed by Texas with $8.1B and Wyoming and $8.09B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Colorado went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 55% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.6%).

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 21, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
John Hickenlooper
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Colorado over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Colorado have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2019, universities in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO awarded 76 degrees. The student population of Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO in 2019 is skewed towards men, with 19 male students and 17 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO are White (30 and 39.5%), followed by Unknown (27 and 35.5%), Hispanic or Latino (12 and 15.8%), and Black or African American (4 and 5.26%).

The largest universities in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO by number of degrees awarded are University of Phoenix-Colorado (76 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 0.527% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.15% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO in 2021 were Bachelors Degree (35.4k), Some college (20.8k), and Graduate Degree (18.7k).

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The median property value in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO was $500,900 in 2021, which is 2.05 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $469,900 to $500,900, a 6.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO is 75.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO is $117,950. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO was Castle Rock Town PUMA, CO with a value of $134,089, followed by Parker Town & The Pinery PUMA, CO and Jefferson (West), Boulder (West), Clear Creek & Gilpin Counties PUMA, CO, with respective values of $124,865 and $121,101.

Property

$500,900
Median Property Value 2021
±$9,022
$38,002
Median Property Taxes
±$1,238

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

75.7%
Homeownership
2021
69.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 75.7% of the housing units in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO was Castle Rock Town PUMA, CO with a value of $134,089, followed by Parker Town & The Pinery PUMA, CO and Jefferson (West), Boulder (West), Clear Creek & Gilpin Counties PUMA, CO, with respective values of $124,865 and $121,101.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$117,950
Median Household Income
± $2,955
50.2k
Number of Households
± 1,618

In 2021, the median household income of the 50.2k households in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO grew to $117,950 from the previous year's value of $113,596.

The following chart displays the households in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.455
2021 Wage GINI in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO
0.463
2020 Wage GINI in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO

In 2021, the income inequality in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.79% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (71%)
  2. Worked At Home (19.6%)
  3. Carpooled (5.39%)

In 2021, 71% of workers in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (19.6%) and those who carpooled to work (5.39%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO have a shorter commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.31% of the workforce in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

3.38% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO (4.32k out of 128k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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96.2% of the population of Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO has health coverage, with 66.2% on employee plans, 5.48% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.43% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Colorado see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.743% decrease from the previous year (1211 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1208 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 250 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Colorado

Primary care physicians in Colorado see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.743% decrease from the previous year (1,211 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Colorado in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.7% under 18 years, 16.8% between 18 and 34 years, 44% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.78%
Uninsured
66.2%
Employer Coverage
5.48%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.43%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO grew by 28.7% from 2.94% to 3.78%.

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