Latest Data (2016)
Population 693,060
Nationwide Rank 19

Quick Facts

Denver, Colorado is the 19th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Denver, Colorado is a city.

Denver, Colorado is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Denver had its largest population ever.

Denver, Colorado is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 75% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Denver, Colorado Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
9 Dallas, Texas 1,317,929 10.6%
10 San Jose, California 1,025,350 13.4%
11 Austin, Texas 947,890 41.0%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 880,619 19.5%
13 San Francisco, California 870,887 12.0%
14 Columbus, Ohio 860,090 20.1%
15 Indianapolis, Indiana 855,164 9.3%
16 Fort Worth, Texas 854,113 56.4%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 842,051 47.7%
18 Seattle, Washington 704,352 24.8%
19 Denver, Colorado 693,060 24.6%
20 El Paso, Texas 683,080 20.9%
21 Washington, District of Columbia 681,170 19.1%
22 Boston, Massachusetts 673,184 14.0%
23 Detroit, Michigan 672,795 -28.8%
24 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 660,388 20.9%
25 Memphis, Tennessee 652,717 -5.4%
26 Portland, Oregon 639,863 20.7%
27 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 638,367 25.7%
28 Las Vegas, Nevada 632,912 30.6%
29 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 616,261 11.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Colorado

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
19 Denver 693,060 24.6%
40 Colorado Springs 465,101 28.4%
54 Aurora 361,710 30.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 693,060 19
2015 682,545 19
2014 663,862 21
2013 649,495 22
2012 634,265 23
2011 619,285 24
2010 600,158 26
2009 610,345 24
2008 593,086 26
2007 578,789 27
2006 568,692 27
2005 561,323 27
2004 558,506 27
2003 558,351 27
2002 561,072 26
2001 564,411 25
2000 556,094 25
1990 467,549 28
1980 492,365 24
1970 514,678 25
1960 493,887 23
1950 415,786 24
1940 322,412 24
1930 287,861 29
1920 256,491 25
1910 213,381 27
1900 133,859 25
1890 106,713 26
1880 35,629 50