Golden

The area offers countless outdoor recreation including biking, hiking, and kayaking; which are all available right in town.

Welcome to Golden

Living in Golden

Golden is where the snow-capped mountains meet the plains. The area offers countless outdoor recreation including biking, hiking, and kayaking; which are all available right in town. Additionally, Golden also offers a peaceful small mountain town ambiance right alongside the creek. Unique restaurants, bistros, fine dining, art galleries, and one-of-a-kind boutiques are surrounded by quaint historic. No matter if you enjoy the arts or the outdoors, breweries or shopping, Golden has something for everyone.
 

Golden Community and Neighborhoods

Living in Golden is increasing in desirability as many communities around town are improving and modernizing while maintaining Golden’s local-small town feel. The average price of a home in Golden is around $550k and is where about 20,000 people call home. Those who desire more urban living will find downtown Golden attractive with a mix of condos and single-family homes that is thriving with restaurants and shops. As a part of the Jefferson County Public Schools, Golden has high-quality education, making it an excellent place to raise a family.

Overview for Golden, CO

31,434 people live in Golden, where the median age is 35.3 and the average individual income is $51,175.8. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

31,434

Total Population

35.3 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$51,175.8

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Golden, CO

Golden has 11,403 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Golden do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 31,434 people call Golden home. The population density is 389.48 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

31,434

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.3

Median Age

54.5 / 45.5%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
11,403

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$51,175.8

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Golden, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Golden. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Golden View Classical Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
No rating available
Free Horizon Montessori
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Connections Learning Center on the Earle Johnson C
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Golden High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Mitchell Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Shelton Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Cornerstone Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5

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