Arvada is located northwest of Denver and retains a small-town feel even with its estimated population of 106,237. Established in 1870, Arvada enjoys a rich history, quiet tree-lined neighborhoods, and a robust mix of business. The City of Arvada also boasts a quaint historical downtown area that features many landmarks and city treasures. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Downtown Arvada provides an eclectic shopping and dining experience.
In the future Arvada will be included in one of three area transit stops as part of the metropolitan Fastbacks light rail system currently under development. Construction was scheduled to begin in 2012 with the line opening by 2016. Furthermore, the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, which is the largest multi-disciplinary art and cultural center in the country, is the pride and joy of this fine city.
Arvada offers many different kinds of suburban living with tons of older neighborhoods, newly developed communities, and ranch land properties to choose from. Most of the older developments in Arvada have big lots with tons of trees, which makes them very desirable. The newer communities that are being built on the western edge of the city offer lavish amenities, updated accommodations, “green” features, and wide open views of the Rockies. Arvada also has more than 140 parks and 125 miles of hiking, biking, horseback riding trails, and is home to three public golf courses.
At an elevation of
feet sits the city of Arvada, Colorado. The approximate population of Arvada is
residents. There are currently
271 properties for sale in Arvada, CO.
Arvada residents have a median household income of
; compared to the surrounding county’s median household income of
, and the national median household income of
The median age for residents of Arvada is 40.5 years.
less family-centric than the surrounding county. In Arvada, 30.12% of households contain married families with children; compared to 31.18% in the surrounding county.
fewer single residents than the national average, with 8.46% compared to the national average of communities with 9.95% of single residents.
The average high temperature in July for Arvada is 87.5 degrees. The average low temperature for Arvada in January is 18.6 degrees. Arvada sees an average rainfall of approximately 18.4 inches per year, and a snow accumulation of 74.5 inches per year. There are an average of 246 days of sunlight each year in Arvada; compared to an average of 253 days across the state, and 205 days across the nation.