What you need to know about Golden, CO

Golden is located in Jefferson County, Colorado. The population is 85% White, 1% Black, 3% Asian and 1% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 1% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 9% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $58,630 and the median home value is $359,900. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Golden, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Golden has a Walk Score ® of 39.
Top 10 Small Towns 2012
Things to Do in Golden, CO
From the stunning mountains to gorgeous art galleries, Golden offers a high quality of life
Neighborhoods in Golden, CO
The diversity of lifestyle possi­bilities in Jefferson County is appealing, with residents having the options to enjoy urban, mountain or suburban living
10 Amazing Parks in Golden, CO
From Centennial Cone Park to Evergreen Lake, make sure you bring your walking shoes

Population

19,759
Up by 12.35%
A buffalo statute and large arch over the street welcome people to Golden, CO.
Why Golden, CO, Is a Best Small Town in 2015
Golden is a picture of the best of the old and new West
A woman leads a line of bikers, including kids along a tree covered path in Golden, CO.
Things to Do in Golden, CO
From the stunning mountains to gorgeous art galleries, Golden offers a high quality of life

Nearby Cities

Homes in Golden, Colorado
Neighborhoods in Golden, CO
The diversity of lifestyle possi­bilities in Jefferson County is appealing, with residents having the options to enjoy urban, mountain or suburban living

Housing

Homes Owned 56.83%
56.83% Complete
Homes Rented 43.17%
43.17% Complete

Real Estate

In Golden, Colorado


Ready to move to Golden? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Golden.

Median Home Price

$359,900
Higher than the state average

Schools

In Golden, Colorado


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Golden rates.

Median Household Income

$58,630
Higher than the national average

Business

In Golden, Colorado


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Golden.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Golden, Colorado


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Golden.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 54%
54% Complete
Graduated High School 95%
95% Complete

Golden, CO's Livability Rankings

Top 10 Small Towns 2012

More About Golden, CO

Why Golden, CO, Is a Best Small Town in 2015
Golden is a picture of the best of the old and new West
Things to Do in Golden, CO
From the stunning mountains to gorgeous art galleries, Golden offers a high quality of life
Neighborhoods in Golden, CO
The diversity of lifestyle possi­bilities in Jefferson County is appealing, with residents having the options to enjoy urban, mountain or suburban living
10 Amazing Parks in Golden, CO
From Centennial Cone Park to Evergreen Lake, make sure you bring your walking shoes