Wheat Ridge Jefferson County, Colorado

Wheat Ridge: City in Colorado, USA

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Wheat Ridge is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 30,166. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 31,324 inhabitants.

The city was created 162 years ago in 1858.


Wheat Ridge is located at 39°45'58"N 105°4'38"W (39.7661000, -105.0772100).

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Wheat Ridge Quick Facts

Population : 31,324 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Water as percent of area : 2.56%
Land as percent of area : 97.44%
Altitude : 17,910 feet / 5459 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1859 (162 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 05:30:36 (1st August 2021)
Postal code : 80033
Population growth : 3.7% (2010-2019)


The population of Wheat Ridge increased by 3.7% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 30,166 - census
2011 30,394 0.75% estimation process
2012 30,780 1.25% estimation process
2013 30,948 0.54% estimation process
2014 31,125 0.57% estimation process
2015 31,225 0.32% estimation process
2016 31,448 0.71% estimation process
2017 31,353 -0.3% estimation process
2018 31,375 0.07% estimation process
2019 31,324 -0.16% estimation process

Wheat Ridge zip code is 80033. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 08059

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People born in Wheat Ridge (22)

People born in Wheat Ridge, including victim of the Columbine High School Massacre Cassie Bernall, basketball player Pat Frink, athletics competitor Casey Malone, you can see a list of people who born in Wheat Ridge.


College & universities near Wheat Ridge

Code Name City ZIP
127945 Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design Lakewood (CO) 80214
476586 College of International Esthetics Inc Arvada (CO) 80002-3754
126784 Colorado School of Trades Lakewood (CO) 80215-2996
127918 Regis University Denver (CO) 80221-1099
443632 Colorado Media School Lakewood (CO) 80226

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wheat Ridge

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

Other cities in Jefferson County

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

City Name Population Title
Lakewood 157,935 City in Colorado
Arvada 121,272 City in Adams and Jefferson counties in Colorado, United States
Ken Caryl 32,438 Census-designated place in Jefferson County, Colorado
Columbine 24,280 School shooting at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado, United States on 20 April 1999
Golden 20,767 County seat of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States
Applewood 7,160 Census designated place
Edgewater 5,335 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
Indian Hills 1,280
Aspen Park 882
Mountain View 537 Town in Jefferson County, Colorado, USA
Morrison 424 Municipality in Colorado, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Wheat Ridge distances to largest Colorado cities

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