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New York, New York
Denver, Colorado
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
New York is 534% more densely populated than Denver.
People are 1% more likely to be married in Denver.
The Median Age is 1.7 years older in New York.

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PEOPLE
 New York, NYDenver, COUnited States
 Population8,550,405682,545321,418,820
 Population - 20108,078,471578,087308,745,538
 Population - 20008,008,278554,636285,036,114
 Population - 19907,322,564467,610251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now16.77%45.97%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now6.77%23.06%12.76%
 Pop. Density28,2594,46091
 Land Area3031533,531,905
 Water Area1662264,837
 Median Age35.73437.4
 Female Population52.40%50.01%50.81%
 Male Population47.60%49.99%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 New York, NYDenver, COUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.54%7.00%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.73%6.19%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.59%5.15%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.51%2.72%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.96%3.37%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.17%5.97%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.41%21.45%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.00%15.32%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.35%11.79%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.97%5.59%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.25%4.89%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.84%5.81%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.89%3.11%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.79%1.66%1.85%
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 RACE
 New York, NYDenver, COUnited States
 White32.74%52.86%62.77%
 Black22.58%9.47%12.24%
 Asian13.15%3.44%4.95%
 Native American0.19%0.60%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.08%0.16%
 Other0.82%0.18%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.67%2.19%2.13%
 Hispanic28.82%31.20%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic71.18%68.80%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 New York, NYDenver, COUnited States
 Households3,095,930271,054116,211,000
 Family Households1,858,770130,38776,958,100
 Non Family Households1,237,160140,66739,253,000
 Household Size2.642.282.63
 Married Population42.37%41.29%50.58%
 Single Population57.63%58.72%49.42%
 Now Married39.01%38.97%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.36%2.31%2.17%
 Never Married43.95%41.59%32.55%
 Widowed5.69%4.33%5.95%
 Divorced8.00%12.79%10.92%
 Married, w/children28.44%32.28%31.68%
 Married, no children31.44%37.34%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.35%20.00%16.94%
 Single, no children17.77%10.38%9.95%
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