Ethnicity

A diverse population in Metro Denver fosters a culture of creativity, openness, and energy, all essential ingredients for the region's Mountain West lifestyle.

The ethnic and minority population groups combined represent approximately one-third of Metro Denver’s total population, and are growing rapidly. 

Population by Ethnicity
Race Metro Denver N. Colorado
White 66.5% 77.3%
Black 5.1% 1%
American Indian 0.5% 0.5%
Asian 4.3% 1.9%
Hispanic Origin* 22.6% 20%
*Persons of Hispanic Origin may be of any race. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program 2016.