Golden, Colorado

Population 18,775

Golden is located in Jefferson County, CO. The population is 18,775, making Golden the 7th largest city in Jefferson County.

There are 20 public schools in Golden with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Golden is low , and there are 103 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Golden is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Golden property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Golden include West Pleasant View, Applewood and East Pleasant View.

Golden Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 5.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 39.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 54.5%

Crime Rate

22.19% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 307
  • Violent Crimes: 217
  • Robbery: 47
  • Burglary: 258
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

75.32% Higher than national avg.
  • 103 offenders in Golden
  • 54.86 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

296 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 3
  • Registered Polluters: 18
  • Superfunds: 33
  • Tanks & Spills: 242


Moderate 3.0%
  • Colorado unemployment average: 3.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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20 Public Schools view public schools

There are 20 K-12 public schools in Golden, CO and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Golden's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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103 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Golden, CO

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126 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Golden, CO issued 126 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 126 permits, 12 were issued for single family homes and 114 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Golden, CO issued 108 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 108 permits, 9 were issued for single family homes and 99 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,308
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,445
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,760
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,360
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,653

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Environmental Hazards

296 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (156/156)
    Golden, CO has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.6 Average
    Golden, CO is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.68°
  • February 31.18°
  • March 41.77°
  • April 46.35°
  • May 55.42°
  • June 67.54°
  • July 73.65°
  • August 72.1°
  • September 63.13°
  • October 49.95°
  • November 41.58°
  • December 29.18°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Golden, CO

Golden, CO has a low risk of earthquakes.
Golden, CO has no risk of hurricanes.
Golden, CO has a very high risk of hail storms.
Golden, CO has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Golden, CO: $59,028


Unemployment in Golden is 3.0%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 25.21%
White Collar - 74.79%


State Representatives

  • Gov. John Hickenlooper
  • Sen. Michael F. Bennet
  • Sen. Cory Gardner

City Representatives

  • Ed Perlmutter

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

13 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Golden, CO

1 Library view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Golden, CO
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