Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Population 30,431

Wheat Ridge is located in Jefferson County, CO. The population is 30,431, making Wheat Ridge the 6th largest city in Jefferson County.

There are 10 public schools in Wheat Ridge with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Wheat Ridge is very low , and there are 112 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Wheat Ridge is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Wheat Ridge property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Wheat Ridge include Lakeside, Mountain View and Arvada.

Wheat Ridge Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 33.2%

Crime Rate

99.76% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 25
  • Violent Crimes: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 12
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

57.28% Higher than national avg.
  • 112 offenders in Wheat Ridge
  • 36.80 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

156 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 8
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 142


Moderate 4.1%
  • Colorado unemployment average: 3.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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10 Public Schools view public schools

There are 10 K-12 public schools in Wheat Ridge, CO and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Wheat Ridge's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.
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3 Private Schools

Beth Eden Baptist School

Bethany Christian Montessori Preschool

Sts Peter & Paul

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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112 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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49 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Wheat Ridge, CO issued 49 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 49 permits, 45 were issued for single family homes and 4 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Wheat Ridge, CO issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 3 permits, 1 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,126
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,242
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,516
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,044
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,308

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Environmental Hazards

156 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (156/156)
    Wheat Ridge, CO has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Wheat Ridge, CO is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.6 Average
    Wheat Ridge, 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 Wheat Ridge, CO

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Wheat Ridge, CO: $49,340


Unemployment in Wheat Ridge is 4.1%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 34.57%
White Collar - 65.43%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Ed Perlmutter

Neighborhood Info

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1 FCC Tower view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

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