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Population (year 2000): 17,159. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,366 (+1.2% change)
Males: 9,368 (54.6%), Females: 7,791 (45.4%)

Jefferson County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $49,115 (year 2000)
Median house value: $198,300 (year 2000)

Golden, CO residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Golden:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.0%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (29.0%), English (16.0%), Irish (14.1%), Italian (5.9%), United States (5.4%), Swedish (4.9%).Colorado

Elevation: 5674 feet

Land area: 9.0 square miles

Golden,

For population 25 years and over in Golden

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Golden city

  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

6.7% Foreign born (2.7% Asia, 1.9% Europe, 1.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,211 (+32.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CO Lakewood, (7.9 miles www.cohomefinder.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Denver, (16.9 miles pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (638.3 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Pleasant View, CO (2.4 miles West CO (3.8 miles Applewood, Pleasant View, CO (3.9 miles East CO Genesee, (5.3 miles CO Morrison, (6.7 miles CO Lakewood, (7.9 miles Ridge, CO Wheat (8.1 miles CO Arvada, (8.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 66 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 1997: 68 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 1998: 69 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2000: 82 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2001: 67 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2002: 95 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $217,600

Latitude: 39.75 N, Longitude: 105.21 W

Golden, Colorado business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (17.1%), Retail trade (10.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,932 (+46.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,793 (30.4%)

Crime in Golden by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 2 3 0 2 2
    per 100,000 11.7 11.7 17.5 0.0 11.7 11.7
Robberies 3 0 4 5 8 2
    per 100,000 17.5 0.0 23.3 29.1 46.6 11.7
Assaults 41 41 35 56 36 19
    per 100,000 238.9 238.9 204.0 326.4 209.8 110.7
Burglaries 78 85 93 75 102 104
    per 100,000 454.6 495.4 542.0 437.1 594.4 606.1
Thefts 414 478 572 545 474 436
    per 100,000 2412.7 2785.7 3333.5 3176.2 2762.4 2540.9
Auto thefts 44 62 67 80 52 45
    per 100,000 256.4 361.3 390.5 466.2 303.0 262.3
206.5 227.5 257.3 269.0 237.0 195.3

Average climate in Golden, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Golden-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Golden city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category 3 tornado 33.2 miles away from the city center .

Main business address for: CANYON RESOURCES CORP (GOLD & SILVER ORES), MOLSON COORS BREWING CO (MALT BEVERAGES), HEALTHETECH INC (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS), NEW WORLD RESTAURANT GROUP INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), ACT TELECONFERENCING INC (COMMUNICATION SERVICES, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers near Golden:
  • WIDE HORIZON (about 8 miles; LAKEWOOD, CO)
  • EXEMPLA LUTHERAN MEDICAL CTR (about 8 miles; WHEAT RIDGE, CO)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST ANTHONY CENTRAL HOSP (about 14 miles; DENVER, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Golden, CO

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Golden:
  • BUCKLEY AFB (about 33 miles; AURORA, CO; ID: BKF)
  • DENVER INTL (about 39 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: DEN)
  • FORT COLLINS-LOVELAND MUNI (about 51 miles; FORT COLLINS/LOVELAND, CO; ID: FNL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Golden:
  • JEFFCO (about 13 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: BJC)
  • BOULDER MUNI (about 20 miles; BOULDER, CO; ID: 1V5)
  • ERIE MUNICIPAL (about 22 miles; ERIE, CO; ID: 48V)

Amtrak station near Golden:
  • 15 miles: DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 13 $52,297 $48,274 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 36 $188,219 $62,739 3 $7,171
Financial Administration 7 $28,191 $48,327 1 $1,982
Other Government Administration 11 $54,320 $59,258 7 $2,951
Judicial and Legal 2 $6,483 $38,898 1 $1,030
Police - Other 14 $50,284 $43,100 7 $3,793
Firefighters 4 $21,243 $63,729 8 $549
Fire - Other 2 $7,459 $44,754 2 $2,460
Streets and Highways 19 $68,599 $43,325 1 $345
Health 2 $6,784 $40,704 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $17,367 $34,734 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 22 $77,528 $42,288 102 $60,608
Natural Resources 1 $4,074 $48,888 0 $0
Water Supply 17 $68,835 $48,589 0 $0
Totals for Government 156 $651,682 $50,129 132 $80,888
College/University in Golden:
  • COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES (Full-time enrollment: 3,183; Location: 1500 ILLINOIS ST; Public; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Golden:
  • RED ROCKS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; LAKEWOOD, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,835)
  • EMILY GRIFFITH OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL (about 14 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; FT enrollment: 6,858)
  • REGIS UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 5,898)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-COLORADO CAMPUS (about 26 miles; LONE TREE, CO; FT enrollment: 3,098)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 26 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF AURORA (about 28 miles; AURORA, CO; FT enrollment: 2,219)
Public high schools in Golden:
  • GOLDEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,299; Location: 701 24TH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JEFFCO TRANSITION SERVICES (Location: 1200 JOHNSON ROAD; Grades: 12 - 12)
Private high school in Golden:
  • IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 51; Location: 15050 W 48TH AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Golden:
  • BELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 709; Location: 1001 ULYSSES STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MITCHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 552; Location: 200 RUBEY DRIVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • KYFFIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 524; Location: 205 NORTH FLORA WAY; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SHELTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 420 CRAWFORD STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • FAIRMOUNT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 432; Location: 15975 WEST 50TH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • RALSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 388; Location: 25856 COLUMBINE GLEN; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MAPLE GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 381; Location: 3085 ALKIRE STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PLEASANT VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 321; Location: 15920 WEST 10TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • WELCHESTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 13000 WEST 10TH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • INTERVENTIONS TRANSITIONAL PROGRAMS (Students: 286; Location: 1829 DENVER WEST DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Golden:
  • CORNERSTONE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 131; Location: 15970 W 50TH AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF GOLDEN IN (Students: 80; Location: 714 CHEYNNE; Grades: UG - UG)
  • KINDERCARE (Students: 10; Location: 107 N RUBEY DR; Grades: KG - KG)
  • COGWHEEL KID'S PRESCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 610 22ND ST; Grades: KG - KG)

Notable location: Heritage Square (A).

Reservoir: Magic Mountain Reservoir Number 1 (A).


Golden compared to Colorado state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Golden:
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KCKK (1600 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Golden:
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Golden:
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDVT-LP (Channel 36; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCEC (Channel 50; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K57BT (Channel 57; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF DENVER, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KRMT (Channel 41; DENVER, CO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K47IH (Channel 47; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K44CT (Channel 44; BOULDER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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