Westminster, CO

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2020 Population
114,832
1.66% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2018 Median Age
36.7
0.548% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
6.83%
4.77% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$76,378
0.31% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$363,500
6.63% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
65,222
3.02% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Westminster, CO had a population of 115k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $76,378. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Westminster, CO grew from 112,962 to 114,832, a 1.66% increase and its median household income grew from $76,142 to $76,378, a 0.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Westminster, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.8%), White (Hispanic) (16.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.47%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.82%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.69%).

None of the households in Westminster, 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.

95.9% of the residents in Westminster, CO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Westminster, CO are Front Range Community College (6,583 degrees awarded in 2020), DeVry University-Colorado (40 degrees), and Elevate Salon Institute-Westminster (479983) (36 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Westminster, CO was $363,500, and the homeownership rate was 65.1%.

Most people in Westminster, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Westminster, CO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Westminster, CO is home to a population of 115k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 8.95% of Westminster, CO residents were born outside of the country (10.3k people).

In 2020, there were 3.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.6k people) in Westminster, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.3k White (Hispanic) and 6.28k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.9%
2020 Citizenship
95.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.9% of Westminster, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Westminster, CO was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Westminster, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    75.6k ± 1.86k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    19.3k ± 1.79k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    6.28k ± 837
23.7%
Hispanic Population
27.3k people

In 2020, there were 3.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.6k people) in Westminster, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.3k White (Hispanic) and 6.28k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

23.7% of the people in Westminster, CO are hispanic (27.3k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    216,688 ± 11,209 people
  2. India
    20,857 ± 3,539 people
  3. China
    19,477 ± 3,421 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Colorado was Mexico, the natal country of 216,688 Colorado residents, followed by India with 20,857 and China with 19,477.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.95%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
10.3k people
9.06%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
10.2k people

As of 2020, 8.95% of Westminster, CO residents (10.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Westminster, CO was 9.06%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,004 ± 294
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,857 ± 387
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    921 ± 212

Westminster, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Westminster, CO employs 65.2k people. The largest industries in Westminster, CO are Retail Trade (8,393 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,227 people), and Manufacturing (6,274 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($91,964), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($78,158), and Information ($76,619).

Males in Colorado have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,644. The income inequality in Colorado (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

65.2k
2020 Value
± 1,997
3.02%
1 Year growth
± 3.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Westminster, CO grew at a rate of 3.02%, from 63.3k employees to 65.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Westminster, CO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,084 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,667 people), and Management Occupations (7,220 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Westminster, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

65.2k
2020 Value
± 1,997
3.02%
1 Year growth
± 3.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Westminster, CO grew at a rate of 3.02%, from 63.3k employees to 65.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Westminster, CO, are Retail Trade (8,393 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,227 people), and Manufacturing (6,274 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Westminster, CO, though some of these residents may live in Westminster, 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

$50,770
Median earning men ± $1,893
$38,223
Median earning women ± $1,474

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($77,500), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,313), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($72,234).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($105,375), Information ($74,766), and Public Administration ($56,667).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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. $20.7B
  3. $16.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($20.7B) and Machinery ($16.3B).

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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$221B
2020 Value in Colorado
$434B
Projected 2050 Value in Colorado
96.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Colorado trade was $221B. This is expected to increase 96.6% 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. $10.3B
  2. $10.2B
  3. $9.13B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $10.3B, followed by Texas with $10.2B and Wyoming and $9.13B.

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

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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 7 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 7 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 2020, universities in Westminster, CO awarded 6,659 degrees. The student population of Westminster, CO in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 7,777 male students and 11,098 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Westminster, CO are White (4,487 and 68.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,209 and 18.6%), Unknown (267 and 4.1%), and Asian (215 and 3.3%).

The largest universities in Westminster, CO by number of degrees awarded are Front Range Community College (6,583 and 98.9%), DeVry University-Colorado (40 and 0.601%), and Elevate Salon Institute-Westminster (479983) (36 and 0.541%).

The most popular majors in Westminster, CO are General Business Administration & Management (1,395 and 20.9%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (749 and 11.2%), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (675 and 10.1%).

The median tuition cost in Westminster, CO for a public four year colleges is $3,680 for in-state students and $15,102 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Westminster, CO, the percentage of applicants admitted was 50%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 66.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 18,875 (41.2% men and 58.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 18,875 students enrolled in Westminster, CO, 41.2% men and 58.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 11,557 records, of which 57.1% were women and 42.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 749 degree-majors awarded
  2. 254 degree-majors awarded
  3. 148 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Westminster, CO was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 749 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Westminster, CO according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 6,583 degrees awarded
  2. 40 degrees awarded
  3. 36 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Front Range Community College with 6,583 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 3,584 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Westminster, CO, which is 1.17 times more than the 3,075 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 4,487 degrees mean that there were 3.71 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,209 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($14,672) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($640) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.768% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.751% 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

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Bachelors Degree (1.08M), Some college (1.01M), and High School or Equivalent (1M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Westminster, CO was $363,500 in 2020, which is 1.58 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $340,900 to $363,500, a 6.63% increase. The homeownership rate in Westminster, CO is 65.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Westminster, CO have an average commute time of 27.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Westminster, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Westminster, CO is $76,378. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Westminster, CO was Census Tract 94.10 with a value of $121,570, followed by Census Tract 94.09 and Census Tract 94.08, with respective values of $113,385 and $109,688.

Property

$363,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,647
$29,216
Median Property Taxes
±$1,208

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 Westminster, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Westminster, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

65.1%
Homeownership
2020
70%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 65.1% of the housing units in Westminster, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 94.10
  2. Census Tract 94.09
  3. Census Tract 94.08

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Westminster, CO was Census Tract 94.10 with a value of $121,570, followed by Census Tract 94.09 and Census Tract 94.08, with respective values of $113,385 and $109,688.

The following map shows all of the places in Westminster, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$76,378
Median Household Income
± $3,031
44.9k
Number of Households
± 1,636

In 2020, the median household income of the 44.9k households in Westminster, CO grew to $76,378 from the previous year's value of $76,142.

The following chart displays the households in Westminster, 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

The closest comparable wage GINI for Westminster, CO is from Colorado.
0.467
2020 Wage GINI in Colorado
0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Colorado

In 2020, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.264% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.1%)
  3. Carpooled (7.59%)

In 2020, 77.8% of workers in Westminster, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.1%) and those who carpooled to work (7.59%).

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

27.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Westminster, CO have a longer commute time (27.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.77% of the workforce in Westminster, 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 Westminster, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Westminster, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.83% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Westminster, CO (7.8k out of 114k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Westminster, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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92.9% of the population of Westminster, CO has health coverage, with 57.4% on employee plans, 13.2% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.32% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Colorado was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, CO see 1189 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.62% increase from the previous year (1170 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1032 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 307 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Colorado, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,189 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jefferson County, CO

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, CO see an average of 1,189 patients per year. This represents a 1.62% increase from the previous year (1,170 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Colorado across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.4% under 18 years, 24.2% between 18 and 34 years, 40.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.14%
Uninsured
57.4%
Employer Coverage
13.2%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
1.32%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Westminster, CO grew by 11.1% from 6.43% to 7.14%.

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