Golden, Colorado 

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Population

20,365

+10.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.5%

Median Income

$58,630

Median Home Price

$589,000

Best Places to Live in Golden, Colorado

Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Golden, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Attractive downtown
Arts and culture
Nearby mountains
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Commute times
Air quality
 $2,780 
34280 Skyline Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1700 SqFt
 $650,000 
6175 Flattop St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 3929 SqFt
 $595,900 
423 Entrada Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1603 SqFt

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

City: Golden
Zip Codes: 80401 80419
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Golden is 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Golden jobs have increased by 2.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Golden's cost of living is 50.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Golden's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Golden, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Jefferson county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Golden's population is 20,365 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 10.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Golden is $589,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.4%. Check out the homes in the area

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Golden

It's a good time to buy in Golden. Home Appreciation is up 8.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Golden Real Estate

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Reviews for Golden   5 Reviews
LOVELY CITY & STATE, BUT... - 1/14/2015
...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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Not just for extreme sportsperson... - 5/22/2014
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! - 4/26/2014
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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ZIP CODES IN GOLDEN, COLORADO
80401 80419

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NEW LISTINGS IN GOLDEN
$2,780
34280 Skyline Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$650,000
6175 Flattop St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$595,900
423 Entrada Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$750,000
11347 Plainview Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$300,000
10683 Twin Spruce Rd
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$750
808 20th St
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$1,095,000
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Bed 4 | Bath 4

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