Golden Jefferson County, Colorado

Golden: County seat of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States

About

Golden is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,867. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,347 inhabitants.

The city was created 163 years ago in 1858.

Golden Quick Facts

Population : 20,347 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Postal code : 80400–80499
Water as percent of area : 0.96%
Land as percent of area : 99.04%
Altitude : 5,673 feet / 1729 meters
Capital city : Golden is capital of Jefferson County
Establishment : January 01, 1859 (163 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 20:49:14 (18th May 2022)
Population growth : 7.27% (2010-2020)

Geography

Golden is located at 39°45'20"N 105°13'16"W (39.7555400, -105.2211000).

Golden map

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Demographics

The population of Golden increased by 7.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,867 - census
2011 19,384 2.67% estimation process
2012 19,560 0.9% estimation process
2013 19,658 0.5% estimation process
2014 20,113 2.26% estimation process
2015 20,388 1.35% estimation process
2016 20,488 0.49% estimation process
2017 21,028 2.57% estimation process
2018 20,776 -1.21% estimation process
2019 20,767 -0.04% estimation process
2020 20,347 -2.06% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 35,911
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 34,426
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 4.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 35,196
April 1, 2010 Population : 34,593
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.3%
People over 65 (%) : 18.1%
Female persons, % : 52.0%
White only, percent : 73.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 2.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 38.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 55.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,537
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 21.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.4%

Golden zip code is 80401. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 08059

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $720,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,137
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $771
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,002
2015-2019 Households : 12,141
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.95
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 72,021
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 117,993
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 272,087
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 714,415
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,204
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $91,600
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $48,611
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,827
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,454
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,575
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,318
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,321
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 242
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,281
2010 population per square mile : 2,450.7
2010 land area in square miles : 14.12

Schools in Golden

College & universities near Golden, CO

Code Name City ZIP
126775 Colorado School of Mines Golden (CO) 80401
462318 National Personal Training Institute of Colorado Lakewood (CO) 80401-3304
127909 Red Rocks Community College Lakewood (CO) 80228-1255
126784 Colorado School of Trades Lakewood (CO) 80215-2996
126669 Colorado Christian University Lakewood (CO) 80226

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Golden, CO

Code Name Address Type
DEN Union Station 1701 Wynkoop Street RAIL
DEB Denver (Bus Station), Colorado 1055 19th Street BUS
BLD Boulder, Colorado 30th & Diagonal Highway BUS
PJT Pine Junction, CO 76 Mount Evans Boulevard BUS
LGM Longmont, Colorado 623 Main St. BUS

Post offices near Golden

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Golden Post Office Golden (CO) 80401

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Golden , Michigan township in Oceana County, Michigan with a population of 1,768 people.
  • Golden , Illinois city in Illinois, United States of America with a population of 611 people.
  • Golden , Mississippi human settlement in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, United States of America with a population of 189 people.

Other cities in Jefferson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County , CO.

City Name Population Title
Lakewood 157,429 City in Colorado
Arvada 121,936 City in Adams and Jefferson counties in Colorado, United States
Ken Caryl 32,438 Census-designated place in Jefferson County, Colorado
Wheat Ridge 31,857 City in Colorado, USA
Columbine 24,280 School shooting at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado, United States on 20 April 1999
Applewood 7,160 Census designated place
Edgewater 5,393 Human settlement in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States of America
Evergreen 3,944 County seat of Conecuh County, Alabama, United States
Genesee 3,609 City in Idaho
Kittredge 1,304 Census-designated place in Jefferson County, Colorado
Mountain View 549 Town in Jefferson County, Colorado, USA
Morrison 430 Municipality in Colorado, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Golden distances to largest Colorado cities