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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Denver is 48% more densely populated than Phoenix.
People are 8.2% more likely to be married in Phoenix.
The Median Age is 1.1 years older in Denver.

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PEOPLE
 Denver, COPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Population682,5451,563,025321,418,820
 Population - 2010578,0871,450,206308,745,538
 Population - 2000554,6361,321,045285,036,114
 Population - 1990467,610983,403251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now45.97%58.94%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now23.06%18.32%12.76%
 Pop. Density4,4603,02091
 Land Area1535173,531,905
 Water Area21264,837
 Median Age3432.937.4
 Female Population50.01%50.10%50.81%
 Male Population49.99%49.91%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Denver, COPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.00%7.70%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.19%7.67%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.15%7.56%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.72%4.34%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.37%4.37%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.97%6.02%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3421.45%15.55%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4415.32%14.25%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5411.79%13.36%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.59%5.50%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.89%4.63%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.81%5.39%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.11%2.57%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.66%1.10%1.85%
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 RACE
 Denver, COPhoenix, AZUnited States
 White52.86%45.98%62.77%
 Black9.47%6.51%12.24%
 Asian3.44%3.27%4.95%
 Native American0.60%1.58%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.08%0.22%0.16%
 Other0.18%0.14%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.19%1.83%2.13%
 Hispanic31.20%40.48%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic68.80%59.52%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Denver, COPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Households271,054520,856116,211,000
 Family Households130,387329,83576,958,100
 Non Family Households140,667191,02139,253,000
 Household Size2.282.832.63
 Married Population41.29%44.69%50.58%
 Single Population58.72%55.31%49.42%
 Now Married38.97%42.33%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.31%2.36%2.17%
 Never Married41.59%38.60%32.55%
 Widowed4.33%4.14%5.95%
 Divorced12.79%12.57%10.92%
 Married, w/children32.28%32.72%31.68%
 Married, no children37.34%32.45%41.44%
 Single, w/children20.00%24.03%16.94%
 Single, no children10.38%10.81%9.95%

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