Applewood, Colorado

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Applewood, Colorado
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°44′59″N 105°9′18″W / 39.74972°N 105.15500°W / 39.74972; -105.15500Coordinates: 39°44′59″N 105°9′18″W / 39.74972°N 105.15500°W / 39.74972; -105.15500
Country United States
State Colorado
 • TypeUnincorporated community
 • Total4.45 sq mi (11.52 km2)
 • Land4.08 sq mi (10.56 km2)
 • Water0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)
Elevation5,810 ft (1,771 m)
 • Total7,160
 • Density1,756/sq mi (678.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
FIPS code08-02575
GNIS feature ID1867076

Applewood is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. The population was 7,160 at the 2010 census.[2] It is part of the Denver metropolitan area.


Applewood is located at 39°44′59″N 105°9′18″W / 39.74972°N 105.15500°W / 39.74972; -105.15500 (39.749779, -105.155008).[3] It is bordered to the north by Fairmount, to the northeast by Wheat Ridge, to the southeast by Lakewood, and to the southwest by West Pleasant View. South Table Mountain borders Applewood to the west.

Applewood is 10 miles (16 km) west of downtown Denver.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11.5 km2), of which 4.1 square miles (10.6 km2) are land and 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2), or 8.35%, are water.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Censuses[4][5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 7,123 people, 2,954 households, and 2,055 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,473.6 people per square mile (569.4/km²). There were 3,067 housing units at an average density of 634.5 per square mile (245.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.59% White, 0.38% African American, 0.51% Native American, 1.22% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 1.47% from other races, and 1.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.38% of the population.

There were 2,954 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $66,210, and the median income for a family was $76,907. Males had a median income of $54,028 versus $36,315 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $34,640. About 2.8% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.

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  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Applewood CDP, Colorado". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "1990 Census of Population and Housing: Population and Housing Unit Counts" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 25, 2018.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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