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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Golden, Colorado is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Golden, Colorado is more expensive.

Golden, Colorado cost of living is 147.50.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGGolden, ColoradoUnited States
  Overall  148100
  Grocery  97100
  Health  104100
  Housing  249100
  Utilities  91100
  Transportation  97100
  Miscellaneous  104100

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...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)



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)



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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