Golden SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
7
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
7

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Golden, Colorado Info Snack

Golden is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Golden lies along Clear Creek at the base of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Founded during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush on 16 June 1859, the mining camp was originally named Golden City in honor of Thomas L. Golden. Golden City served as the capital of the provisional Territory of Jefferson from 1860 to 1861, and capital of the official Territory of Colorado from 1862 to 1867. In 1867, the territorial capital was moved about 12 miles (19 km) east to Denver City. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the city population was 18,867 in 2010.
Population
20,365
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
19.7%
Median Home
$446,700
Median Income
$61,918
Median Rent
$1,203

Rankings for Golden in Colorado

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Map Of Golden, CO

Population over time in Golden

Year Population % Change
2017 20,365 0.5%
2016 20,268 2.5%
2015 19,780 0.1%
2014 19,759 3.8%
2013 19,034 1.4%
2012 18,775 0.8%
2011 18,630 1.2%
2010 18,414 -

Crime in Golden Per 100k

Crime Golden CO USA
Violent Crime 109.8 368.1 382.9
Murder 4.8 3.9 5.3
Robbery 14.3 68.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 57.3 226.9 248.9
Property Crime 2864.2 2701.6 2362.0
Burglary 296.0 406.9 430.4
Larceny 2315.3 1904.9 1694.0
Car Theft 253.0 389.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Golden

White
85.5% (17,409)
African American
1.6% (318)
American Indian
0.3% (67)
Asian
2.8% (571)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (18)
Two Or More
3.6% (735)
Hispanic
6.1% (1,247)
Race Golden CO USA
White 85.5% 68.6% 61.5%
African American 1.6% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 2.8% 3.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.6% 2.4% 2.3%
Hispanic 6.1% 21.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Golden, Colorado

Less than $10,000
8.0% (162,920)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.8% (97,752)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.2% (166,993)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.3% (189,394)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.5% (234,197)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.5% (295,292)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.8% (199,577)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.6% (297,329)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.8% (179,212)
$200,000 or more
10.4% (211,796)
Income Golden CO USA
Less than $10,000 8.0% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.8% 3.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.2% 8.0% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.3% 8.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.5% 12.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.5% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.8% 13.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.6% 16.2% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.8% 7.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 10.4% 7.1% 6.3%

Gender in Golden

Female
42.4% (8,632)
Male
57.6% (11,732)
Gender Golden CO USA
Female 42.4% 49.8% 50.8%
Male 57.6% 50.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Golden for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.3% (258)
9-12th Grade
4.1% (824)
High School / GED
15.3% (3,109)
Some College
16.8% (3,413)
Associate's Degree
6.8% (1,386)
Bachelor's Degree
32.4% (6,606)
Master's Degree
15.7% (3,198)
Professional Degree
3.9% (784)
Doctorate Degree
3.8% (782)
Education Golden CO USA
< 9th Grade 1.3% 3.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.1% 5.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 15.3% 21.6% 27.3%
Some College 16.8% 21.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.8% 8.4% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 32.4% 24.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 15.7% 10.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 3.9% 2.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.8% 1.7% 1.4%

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