Jefferson County, Colorado 

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Population

564,029

+6.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.5%

Median Income

$69,698

Median Home Price

$432,800

Best Places to Live in Jefferson County, Colorado

Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Jefferson County, 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
 $460,000 
2442 Otis St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1380 SqFt
 $719,990 
18247 W 95th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2622 SqFt
 $500,000 
300 Allison St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1768 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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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Colorado
County: Jefferson County
Metro Area: Denver-Aurora-Lakewood
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Lakewood, Arvada, 22 total
Zip Codes: 80123, 80127, 80401, 80004, 80003, 80128, 80227, 80228, 80021, 80226, 28 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level

Highlights

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

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jefferson County's cost of living is 31.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Jefferson County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Jefferson County, 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
Jefferson County's population is 564,029 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jefferson County is $432,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Jefferson County public schools spend $9,757 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21 students per teacher in Jefferson County. More Education



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MAPS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, COLORADO
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ZIP CODES IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, COLORADO
80123, 80127, 80401, 80004, 80003, 80128, 80227, 80228, 80021, 80226, 28 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN JEFFERSON
$460,000
2442 Otis St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$719,990
18247 W 95th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$500,000
300 Allison St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$900,000
13980 W 78th Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$625,000
7730 W 94th Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$830,000
2528 Ames St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$435,000
10050 W 8th Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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