Cherry Hills Village, Colorado

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Cherry Hills Village, Colorado
City
Location in Arapahoe County and the state of Colorado
Location in Arapahoe County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°38′14″N 104°56′50″W / 39.63722°N 104.94722°W / 39.63722; -104.94722Coordinates: 39°38′14″N 104°56′50″W / 39.63722°N 104.94722°W / 39.63722; -104.94722
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Arapahoe County[1]
Incorporated July 19, 1945[2]
Government
 • Type Home Rule Municipality[1]
Area
 • Total 6.3 sq mi (16.3 km2)
 • Land 6.2 sq mi (16.1 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[3] 5,426 ft (1,654 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,987
 • Density 965/sq mi (372.4/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Codes[4] 80110-80111 & 80113 & 80121
Area code(s) Both 303 and 720
FIPS code 08-13845
GNIS feature ID 0203036
Website www.cherryhillsvillage.com

The city of Cherry Hills Village is Home Rule Municipality located in Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States. It is a suburb of Denver. The population was 5,987 at the 2010 census.[5] It is one of the most affluent places in Colorado and the United States.[citation needed]

The city hosted two PGA Championships (1941 & 1985) and the 2005 U.S. Women's Open at the Cherry Hills Country Club.

According to common stories amongst members, the classic Arnold Palmer iced tea drink is reported to have been started at the Cherry Hills Country Club. Allegedly, Palmer grew angry at the bartender because the bartender refused to mix lemonade in his iced tea.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Cherry Hills Village is located at 39°38′14″N 104°56′50″W / 39.63722°N 104.94722°W / 39.63722; -104.94722 (39.637437, -104.947452).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.3 square kilometres (6.3 sq mi), of which 6.2 square miles (16.1 km2) is land and 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2), or 1.14%, is water.[5]

Education[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 5,958 people, 1,980 households, and 1,766 families residing in the city. The population density was 958.6 people per square mile (369.8/km²). There were 2,023 housing units at an average density of 325.5 per square mile (125.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.06% White, 0.64% African American, 0.15% Native American, 1.51% Asian, 0.57% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.88% of the population.

There were 1,980 households out of which 45.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 84.0% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.8% were non-families. 9.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.4% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 17.1% from 25 to 44, 35.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $190,805, and the median income for a family was $200,001. Males had a median income of $100,000+ versus $49,891 for females. The per-capita income for the city was $99,996. About 1.7% of families and 2.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 1.5% of those age 65 or over.

Educational Background for population 25 years and over in Cherry Hills Village:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 75.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.5%

Marital Status for population 15 years and over in Cherry Hills Village:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 74.9%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 3.1%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Retrieved 2007-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. Retrieved September 5, 2007. 
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Cherry Hills Village city, Colorado". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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