Located in the foothills of the Rockies, Golden is the seat of Jefferson County and home to the Colorado School of Mines, world-renowned engineering school and Coors Brewing Company. Known for its historical contribution to the State of Colorado, Golden was once the capital before Denver and a major mining community. Now this hip metro-mountain community is recognized for its cute downtown strip, gorgeous mesas, and being the final resting place of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody.
In the downtown area you will find several chic restaurants, music venues, shops and cute boutiques in addition to residential neighborhoods. Real estate in this area of Golden consists of new and historical single family homes as well as several new luxurious condos right on the water front. Tucked in between Mount Zion, North and South Table Mountains, Lookout Mountain, and Clear Creek, Golden offers residents with some of the most breathtaking landscapes the state has to offer. This city is high on the list for tourists and has endless opportunities for outdoor adventure and fun.
More Information about Golden
At an elevation of
5,951 feet sits the city of Golden, Colorado. The approximate population of Golden is
18,775 residents. There are currently
288 properties for sale in Golden, CO.
Golden residents have a median household income of
$58,858; compared to the surrounding county’s median household income of
$68,748, and the national median household income of
The median age for residents of Golden is 33.2 years.
family-centric than the surrounding county. In Golden, 36.07% of households contain married families with children; compared to 32.26% in the surrounding county.
fewer single residents than the national average, with 6.59% compared to the national average of communities with 9.45% of single residents.
The average high temperature in July for Golden is 86 degrees. The average low temperature for Golden in January is 17.9 degrees. Golden sees an average rainfall of approximately 16.4 inches per year, and a snow accumulation of 54.2 inches per year. There are an average of 242 days of sunlight each year in Golden; compared to an average of 253 days across the state, and 205 days across the nation.