2008 Presidential Nominating Convention Cities by the Numbers

From the U.S. Census Bureau

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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Denver

588,349
Population of Denver, Colo.

74.2%
The percentage of eligible voters (18 and older who were citizens) in Colorado who were registered in the last presidential election.

82%
Percentage of Denver residents age 25 and older who are high school graduates or higher.

36.3%
Percentage of Denver residents age 25 and older who have a bachelor’s degree or higher.

17.1%
Percentage of the population who are foreign-born.

8.7%
Percentage of the population who are veterans.

34.4%
Percentage of Denver residents who are Hispanic or Latino.

50.7%
Percentage of Denver residents who are white and not Hispanic.

10.1%
Percentage of Denver residents who are black or African-American.

3.4%
Percentage of Denver residents who are Asian.

1.3%
Percentage of Denver residents who are American Indian or Alaska Native.

0.2%
Percentage of Denver residents who are Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

35.3 years
Median age of Denver residents.

24.4%
Percentage of the population under 18 years old.

10.4%
Percentage of the population 65 years and older.

29.5%
Percentage of the Denver population 5 and older who speak a language other than English at home.

33.0%
Percentage of Denver families that are married-couple families with their own children under 18 years.

25.7%
Percentage of females 20 years and older who have never married.

32.8%
Percentage of males 20 years and older who have never married.

23.8 minutes
Mean travel time to work for Denver residents.

$40,900
Median household income in Denver.

20.0%
Percentage of individuals in Denver who are living in poverty.

54,339
Number of employees in the Health Care and Social Assistance sector, which employs the largest number of people in Denver County.

$2.35 billion
Annual payroll for the Health Care and Social Assistance sector in Denver County.

2,025
The number of Health Care and Social Assistance establishments in Denver County.

St. Paul, Minn.

277,251
Population of St. Paul, Minn.

84.5%
The percentage of eligible voters (citizens 18 and older) in Minnesota who were registered in the last presidential election.

87.4%
Percentage of St. Paul residents age 25 and older who are high school graduates or higher.

37.9%
Percentage of St. Paul residents age 25 and older who have a bachelor’s degree or higher.

13.8%
Percentage of the population who are foreign-born.

8.1%
Percentage of the population who are veterans.

6.3%
Percentage of Ramsey County, which encompasses St. Paul, who are Hispanic or Latino.

72.9%
Percentage of Ramsey County who are white and not Hispanic.

9.6%
Percentage of Ramsey County residents who are black or African-American.

8.7%
Percentage of Ramsey County residents who are Asian.

0.9%
Percentage of Ramsey County residents who are American Indian or Alaska Native.

0.1%
Percentage of Ramsey County residents who are Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

37.1 years
Median age of Ramsey County residents.

24.3%
Percentage of the Ramsey County population under 18 years old.

12.7%
Percentage of the Ramsey County population 65 years and older.

22.9%
Percentage of the St. Paul population 5 and older who speak a language other than English at home.

29.5%
Percentage of St. Paul families that are married-couple families with their own children under 18 years.

32.6%
Percentage of females 20 years and older who have never married.

35.3%
Percentage of males 20 years and older who have never married.

21.2 minutes
Mean travel time to work for St. Paul residents.

$43,654
Median household income in St. Paul.

20.9%
Percentage of individuals in St. Paul who are living in poverty.

49,894
Number of employees in the Health Care and Social Assistance sector, which employs the largest number of people in Ramsey County.

$1.9 billion
Annual payroll for the Health Care and Social Assistance sector in Ramsey County.

1,708
The number of Health Care and Social Assistance establishments in Ramsey County.

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