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Population (year 2000): 32,913. Estimated population in July 2005: 31,242 (-5.1% change)
Males: 15,577 (47.3%), Females: 17,336 (52.7%)

Jefferson County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 40.0 years
Median household income: $38,983 (year 2000)
Median house value: $167,800 (year 2000)

Wheat Ridge, CO residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Wheat Ridge:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.1%)
  • Hispanic (13.5%)
  • Other race (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Black (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (24.0%), English (13.9%), Irish (13.3%), Italian (7.9%), United States (4.1%), Swedish (4.0%).Ridge, Colorado

Elevation: 5410 feet

Land area: 9.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Wheat Ridge

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wheat Ridge city

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

6.0% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.9% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,409 (+11.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CO Arvada, (3.5 miles travel.Yahoo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Denver, (9.5 miles pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (645.3 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: CO Edgewater, (2.8 miles Lakeside, CO (2.8 miles) , View, CO Mountain (2.8 miles CO Arvada, (3.5 miles CO (4.3 miles Applewood, CO Lakewood, (4.5 miles Pleasant View, CO (5.1 miles East CO (5.3 miles Berkley,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 54 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 1997: 77 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $244,400
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $231,400
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $206,000

Latitude: 39.77 N, Longitude: 105.10 W

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.0%), Retail trade (12.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,242 (+3.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,884 (17.8%)

Crime in Wheat Ridge by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 1 1 3 0
    per 100,000 3.0 3.0 9.1 0.0
Rapes 15 22 25 15
    per 100,000 45.6 66.8 76.0 45.6
Robberies 33 36 31 41
    per 100,000 100.3 109.4 94.2 124.6
Assaults 91 120 113 59
    per 100,000 276.5 364.6 343.3 179.3
Burglaries 222 229 252 309
    per 100,000 674.5 695.8 765.7 938.8
Thefts 1,369 1,316 1,321 1,216
    per 100,000 4159.5 3998.4 4013.6 3694.6
Auto thefts 192 283 300 269
    per 100,000 583.4 859.8 911.5 817.3
366.9 412.9 423.5 370.3

Average climate in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wheat Ridge-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Wheat Ridge 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 25.2 miles away from the city center .

Birthplace of: Brian Hutt - College basketball player (William & Mary Tribe), Todd Dunivant - Major League Soccer player (Los Angeles, born: Dec 26, 1980).

Main business address for: CROWN RESOURCES CORP (MINERAL ROYALTY TRADERS), SOLITARIO RESOURCES CORP (GOLD & SILVER ORES), ARC WIRELESS SOLUTIONS INC (COMMUNICATION SERVICES, NEC).


Hospital/medical center in Wheat Ridge:
  • EXEMPLA LUTHERAN MEDICAL CTR (8300 W 38TH AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Wheat Ridge:
  • WIDE HORIZON (about 1 miles; LAKEWOOD, CO)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST ANTHONY CENTRAL HOSP (about 6 miles; DENVER, CO)
  • DENVER HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; DENVER, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Wheat Ridge, CO

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wheat Ridge:
  • BUCKLEY AFB (about 25 miles; AURORA, CO; ID: BKF)
  • DENVER INTL (about 31 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: DEN)
  • FORT COLLINS-LOVELAND MUNI (about 48 miles; FORT COLLINS/LOVELAND, CO; ID: FNL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wheat Ridge:
  • JEFFCO (about 9 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: BJC)
  • ERIE MUNICIPAL (about 17 miles; ERIE, CO; ID: 48V)
  • BOULDER MUNI (about 20 miles; BOULDER, CO; ID: 1V5)

Amtrak station near Wheat Ridge:
  • 7 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:
College/University in Wheat Ridge:
  • UNITED STATES TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOL INC (Location: 8150 W 48TH AVE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheat Ridge:
  • EMILY GRIFFITH OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL (about 6 miles; DENVER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,083)
  • REGIS UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 5,898)
  • RED ROCKS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; LAKEWOOD, CO; FT enrollment: 3,835)
  • COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES (about 8 miles; GOLDEN, CO; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; FT enrollment: 6,858)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF AURORA (about 20 miles; AURORA, CO; FT enrollment: 2,219)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-COLORADO CAMPUS (about 21 miles; LONE TREE, CO; FT enrollment: 3,098)
Public high schools in Wheat Ridge:
  • WHEAT RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,476; Location: 9505 WEST 32ND AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • COMPASS SECONDARY MONTESSORI CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 10399 WEST 44TH AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Wheat Ridge:
  • FOOTHILLS ACADEMY (Students: 212; Location: 4725 MILLER ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • COLORADO CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 46; Location: 11180 W. 44TH AVENUE; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • WHEAT RIDGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 41; Location: 6475 W 29TH AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wheat Ridge:
  • EVERITT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 572; Location: 3900 KIPLING STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WHEAT RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 7101 WEST 38TH AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • PROSPECT VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 3400 PIERSON STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • STEVENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 4001 REED STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WILMORE DAVIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 7975 WEST 41ST AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MARTENSEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 6625 WEST 45TH PLACE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • PENNINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 4645 INDEPENDENCE STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • KULLERSTRAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 12225 WEST 38TH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • COMPASS MONTESSORI CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 10399 WEST 44TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Wheat Ridge:
  • ST PETER AND PAUL (Students: 415; Location: 3920 PIERCE STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHILDREN'S DAY PRESCHOOL - KIN (Students: 78; Location: 7530 W 38TH AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LITTLE ANGELS CCC (Students: 30; Location: 3010 NEWLAND ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WHEAT RIDGE PRE SCHOOL KINDERG (Students: 21; Location: 3536 JAY STREET; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable location: Jefferson County Community Center (A).

Reservoir: North Henry Lee Reservoir (A).

Creek: Kenneys Creek (A).

Parks in Wheat Ridge include: Paramount Park (1), Randall Park (2), D A V Park (3), Prospect Park (4), Panorama Park (5).


Wheat Ridge compared to Colorado state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Wheat Ridge:
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCKK (1600 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Wheat Ridge:
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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 Wheat Ridge:
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDVT-LP (Channel 36; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCEC (Channel 50; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K47IH (Channel 47; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • KRMT (Channel 41; DENVER, CO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K57BT (Channel 57; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF DENVER, INC.)

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