Denver, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Denver, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Denver had a population of 1,953 as of July 1, 2018. Denver ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Denver is located at latitude 42.6695 and longitude -92.3333 in Bremer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Denver (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Bremer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 945 feet.

The City of Denver (GNIS ID: 2394519) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Denver is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bremer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Denver population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Denver: Jefferson City.

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Denver, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,953
Population in Households 1,940
Population in Familes 1,687
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 1,192
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $75,201
Average Household Income $88,140
Per Capita Income $34,497


Total Housing Units 805 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 639 (79.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $208,011
Average Home Value $241,250


Total Households 772
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 581
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.13% 0.92%
Households 1.18% 0.94%
Families 1.74% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Denver, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denver to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 171 83rd
Population Density # 201 80th
Diversity Index # 782 23rd
Median Household Income # 86 92nd
Per Capita Income # 161 84th

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