Golden Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Golden, CO

General Golden Information

State: Colorado

County: Jefferson County

Close cities: Kittredge, CO, Applewood, CO, Golden, CO, Pleasant View, CO, Genesee, CO, Arvada, CO, Idledale, CO, Lakewood, CO, Wheat Ridge, CO, Coal Creek, CO, Evergreen, CO, Indian Hills, CO, Morrison, CO, Fraser, CO

Golden Population (census data)
Total 17,178 (+0.2% since 2000)
Male 9,378 (54.6%)
Female 7,800 (45.4%)

Population Density: 1,907 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 98.8 (US Avg is 100)

Golden Elevation: 5,674 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1886

Land Area: 9.01 square miles

Median Household Income: $55,177

Zip Codes: 80402, 80419, 80401, 80403, 80439, and 80422.

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Golden Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (87.0%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (29.0%)
  • English (16.0%)
  • Irish (14.1%)
  • Italian (5.9%)
  • United States (5.4%)
  • Swedish (4.9%)
Foriegn Born: 1,157 people (6.7%)
  • Asia (43.5%)
  • Europe (30.6%)
  • Latin America (25.8%)

Local Golden Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Colorado, University of Denver

Golden School Information

High Schools
Golden High School (701 24th Street, Golden, CO, 80401 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Middle Schools
Bell Middle School (1001 Ulysses Street, Golden, CO, 80401 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Elementary Schools
Coal Creek Canyon K-8 Elementary School (11719 Ranch Elsie Road, Golden, CO, 80403 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Fairmount Elementary School (15975 West 50th Avenue, Golden, CO, 80403 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Kyffin Elementary School (205 North Flora Way, Golden, CO, 80401 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Maple Grove Elementary School (3085 Alkire Street, Golden, CO, 80401 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Mitchell Elementary School (200 Rubey Drive, Golden, CO, 80401 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Pleasant View Elementary School (15920 West 10th Avenue, Golden, CO, 80401 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Ralston Elementary School (25856 Columbine Glen, Golden, CO, 80401 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Shelton Elementary School (420 Crawford Street, Golden, CO, 80401 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Welchester Elementary School (13000 West 10th Avenue, Golden, CO, 80401 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Other/Private Schools
Free Horizon Montessori Charter School (1921 Youngfield Suite 204, Golden, CO, 80401 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Johnson Intervention (1200 Johnson Road, Golden, CO, 80401 - Jefferson County R-1 District)
Tanglewood Language Development Preschool (13950 W 20th, Golden, CO, 80401 - Jefferson County R-1 District)

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