StatisticWheat RidgeColoradoNational
Population31,0445,758,736328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,3155691
Median age42.236.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%45%43%
Speak English88%83%79%
Speak Spanish9%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Wheat Ridge is 5820% higher than Colorado
  • The median age in Wheat Ridge is 16% higher than Colorado
  • In Wheat Ridge 90.91% of the population is White
  • In Wheat Ridge 0.55% of the population is Black
  • In Wheat Ridge 1.59% of the population is Asian

Compare Wheat Ridge, CO Demographics

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      Wheat Ridge population breakdown by race

      RaceWheat RidgeColoradoNational
      White90.91%84.28%73.35%
      Black0.55%4.09%12.63%
      Asian1.59%2.94%5.22%
      American Indian1.00%0.94%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.14%0.18%
      Mixed race3.51%3.43%3.06%
      Other race2.40%4.18%4.75%
      In Wheat Ridge, 22.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Wheat Ridge age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Wheat Ridge, CO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).