Arvada, CO 

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+20.3% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

132.7 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

8.6 / 5.7

summer / winter

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Arvada, CO

Arvada, Colorado is a vibrant and picturesque city located along the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. With breathtaking views, plenty of outdoor activities, and a wide range of cultural attractions, visitors can explore many diverse things to do in this beautiful city. From its majestic mountain trails to its award-winning cultural centers, Arvada offers something special for everyone. Whether you’re looking to relax by the lake or discover local gems, Arvada has something that is sure to please! Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range.
State: Colorado
County: Jefferson County
Metro Area: Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area
City: Arvada
Zip Codes: 80004 80003 80005 80002 80007
Cost of Living: 32.7% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level
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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.


The unemployment rate in Arvada is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Arvada jobs have increased by 2.8%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Arvada's cost of living is 32.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Arvada's Cost of Living

September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Arvada, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Jefferson county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.9% to 39.3%. More Voting Stats

Arvada's population is 122,903 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 10.0%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 27.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Arvada is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.4%.

Arvada 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 Arvada. More Education

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Housing Market in Arvada

It's a good time to buy in Arvada. Home Appreciation is up 7.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Arvada is .

Reviews for Arvada   6 Reviews
Perfect town between Denver and the mountains. - 4/20/2023
We absolutely love it here. Schools are top notch and being close to the mountains is amazing.... Read More

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Too much Growth! - 5/9/2018
I sorely miss the agricultural element that was a big part of Arvada, even up through the 1970s. The climate is beautiful, and Arvada used to have a large population of... Read More

Arvada, CO - 1/7/2015
Having lived in Arvada, Colorado for seven years, I will say that it is a nice and safe city to live in. The educational system is very good, as is the crime rate. The... Read More

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