Jefferson County, CO

Current Temperature ° Population 545,358

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 5.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 51.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 43.2%

Registered Offenders

18.49% Higher than national avg.
  • 1,053 offenders in Jefferson County
  • 19.31 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $379,000
  • Median Sales Price: $355,000
  • Foreclosures: 202
  • Homes For Sale: 185
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

1,448 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 46
  • Registered Polluters: 40
  • Superfunds: 63
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,299

Unemployment

Low 2.1%
  • Colorado unemployment average: 2.6%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

Schools view all

164 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 164 K-12 public schools in Jefferson County, CO and 32 private schools. Homefacts rates Jefferson County's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

1,053 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$379,000 compared to September 2016
Median Sales Price
$355,000 compared to September 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    3.7%
  • Rented
    29.5%
  • Owned
    66.8%

185 Homes For Sale View All

$99,000
32748 Janelle Lane
Golden, CO 80403
-- Beds | -- Baths
$70,000
20258 Range View Drive
Morrison, CO 80465
-- Beds | -- Baths
$969,999
15783 Burrowing Owl Court
Morrison, CO 80465
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$995,000
323 Parkview Avenue
Golden, CO 80401
5 Beds | 5 Baths

202 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$NR
Decatur
Westminster, CO 80031
1 Beds | 1 Baths
$NR
65th
Arvada, CO 80003
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$NR
112th
Westminster, CO 80031
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
Dale
Westminster, CO 80030
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2,519 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Jefferson County, CO issued 2,519 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,519 permits, 1120 were issued for single family homes and 1,399 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Jefferson County, CO issued 1,715 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,715 permits, 957 were issued for single family homes and 758 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Jefferson County, CO
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $844
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,031
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,305
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,896
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,196

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Environmental Hazards

1448 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Jefferson County, CO
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Jefferson County, CO
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Jefferson County, CO has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Jefferson County, CO is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.35 Average
    Jefferson County, 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 Jefferson County, CO

Earthquakes
Jefferson County, CO has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Jefferson County, CO has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Jefferson County, CO has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Jefferson County, CO has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Jefferson County, CO: $71,136

Unemployment

Unemployment in Jefferson County is 2.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.6% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 29.57%
White Collar - 70.43%

Politics

State Representatives

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

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

37 FCC Towers view all

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