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Find your Best Mortgage in Golden: Fixed Rate, Adjustable Rate, 30 years, 15 years.

Pros

-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Nearby mountains

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Commute times
-Air quality


What Bert Has To Say About Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area


Denver is the commercial, financial, industrial, and government center for Colorado and a seven-state region of Rocky Mountain and western Plains states. The city and its surrounding area continue to be one of our favorite large cities, and the list of reasons is large; however, crowding and growth is taking its toll.


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Quick Facts About Golden


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Golden is 3.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Golden jobs have Increased by 1.85 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Golden's cost of living is 47.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Golden's population is 20,330 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 55.00 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Golden is $461,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 25.54%.
    SCHOOLS
    Golden public schools spend $9,727 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18 students per teacher in Golden.

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  1/14/2015
LOVELY CITY & STATE, BUT...

...6 months of winter from the first snowfall to the last. Lots of warm, sunny days in between. However...just when you think you can get out your shorts and sandals,... (Read More)

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  5/22/2014
Not just for extreme sportsperson...

It doesn't get any better than this little town, nestled between two stunning mesas. Beauty abounds in every direction. You have that "small town feel" but are just... (Read More)

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  4/26/2014
Love this place!

Golden is a fantastic place to have a family! Close to metro Denver, but close to the mountains and all its recreation. The schools are very good! My boys are 5 and... (Read More)

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