Golden, Colorado 

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Population

20,330

55% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$58,630

Avg. Home Price

$541,100

Best Places to Live in Golden, Colorado

Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range
Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Commute times
-Air quality

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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.


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 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Golden jobs have increased by 1.85%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Golden's cost of living is 63.10% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Golden's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Golden's population is 20,330 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 55.00%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Golden is $541,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.85%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Golden

It's a good time to buy in Golden. Home Appreciation is up 6.9% 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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