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Number of people in prison in 2020 from each Denver neighborhood

Denver neighborhoods Number of people in state prison from each Denver neighborhood, 2020 Census population, 2020 Total population, 2020 Imprisonment rate per 100,000
Athmar Park 43 8,593 8,636 498
Auraria 2 252 254 787
Baker 26 6,192 6,218 418
Barnum East 62 5,780 5,842 1,061
Barnum West 61 6,017 6,078 1,004
Bear Valley 39 11,345 11,384 343
Belcaro 7 5,662 5,669 123
Berkeley 26 9,651 9,677 269
Capitol Hill 56 16,675 16,731 335
CBD 13 4,927 4,940 263
Chaffee Park 17 4,317 4,334 392
Cheesman Park 24 8,784 8,808 272
Cherry Creek 8 7,636 7,644 105
City Park 6 3,746 3,752 160
City Park West 35 5,783 5,818 602
Civic Center 10 4,053 4,063 246
Clayton 40 4,337 4,377 914
Cole 42 4,236 4,278 982
College View-South Platte 62 8,083 8,145 761
Congress Park 38 11,364 11,402 333
Cory-Merrill 6 4,606 4,612 130
Country Club 1 3,100 3,101 32
DIA 8 3,559 3,567 224
East Colfax 70 10,313 10,383 674
Elyria Swansea 71 5,965 6,036 1,176
Five Points 149 22,689 22,838 652
Fort Logan 35 12,510 12,545 279
Gateway-Green Valley Ranch 82 44,997 45,079 182
Globeville 44 4,612 4,656 945
Goldsmith 24 6,763 6,787 354
Hale 22 8,819 8,841 249
Hampden 55 23,604 23,659 232
Hampden South 27 17,813 17,840 151
Harvey Park 45 12,133 12,178 370
Harvey Park South 42 9,183 9,225 455
Highland 44 11,912 11,956 368
Hilltop 13 8,907 8,920 146
Indian Creek 7 7,094 7,101 99
Jefferson Park 23 4,742 4,765 483
Kennedy 12 4,431 4,443 270
Lincoln Park 60 7,209 7,269 825
Lowry Field 19 11,359 11,378 167
Mar Lee 65 12,771 12,836 506
Marston 14 15,056 15,070 93
Montbello 176 33,139 33,315 528
Montclair 20 5,980 6,000 333
North Capitol Hill 47 8,182 8,229 571
North Park Hill 78 10,013 10,091 773
Northeast Park Hill 114 8,883 8,997 1,267
Overland 7 3,653 3,660 191
Platt Park 8 6,788 6,796 118
Regis 18 6,611 6,629 272
Rosedale 5 3,192 3,197 156
Ruby Hill 53 9,983 10,036 528
Skyland 28 3,583 3,611 775
Sloan Lake 36 8,159 8,195 439
South Park Hill 21 9,373 9,394 224
Southmoor Park 3 7,286 7,289 41
Speer 21 13,918 13,939 151
Stapleton 21 31,790 30,667 68
Sun Valley 25 1,127 1,152 2,170
Sunnyside 60 9,959 10,019 599
Union Station 4 10,269 10,273 39
University 9 9,700 9,709 93
University Hills 14 6,495 6,509 215
University Park 9 9,124 9,133 99
Valverde 38 3,683 3,721 1,021
Villa Park 86 8,533 8,619 998
Virginia Village 30 15,064 15,094 199
Washington Park 1 7,858 7,859 13
Washington Park West 8 8,050 8,058 99
Washington Virginia Vale 44 15,963 16,007 275
Wellshire 1 3,519 3,520 28
West Colfax 96 11,690 11,786 815
West Highland 27 10,300 10,327 261
Westwood 112 17,058 17,170 652
Whittier 47 4,975 5,022 936
Windsor 39 15,720 15,759 247

Sources and methodology

Denver neighborhoods
This is the Denver neighborhood as drawn in 2016 by the city.
Number of people in state prison from each Denver neighborhoods, 2020
This is the number of people from each Denver neighborhoods in state prison as of 2020. See the methodology section of the report.
Census population, 2020
This is the population of the Denver neighborhoods as reported in the 2020 Census.
Total population, 2020
This is the total population of the Denver neighborhoods as reflected in the 2020 Census plus the imprisoned population.
Imprisonment rate per 100,000
This is the number of imprisoned people divided by the total population and then multiplied by 100,000. It allows ready comparison of the frequency of imprisonment between each Denver neighborhoods of different population sizes.


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