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Overview
Population:18,867
Pop. Change:11%
State: Colorado
Metro Area: Denver-Aurora Metro Area
County: Jefferson County
City:Golden
Zip Code:80401, 80403, ... 2 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Golden's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Golden, Colorado

As of 2012, Golden's population is 18,867 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.16 percent.

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The median home cost in Golden is $328,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.56 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Golden's cost of living is 29.10% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Golden public schools spend $4,386 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Golden.

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The unemployment rate in Golden is 7.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Golden jobs have Increased by 1.74 percent.


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Map Of Golden

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Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Golden's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes