City of Golden, CO
Golden is located in Jefferson County in Colorado. The median income is $58,858 and the median home value is $334,600. The unemployment rate is 7.48% compared to 7.9% for the U.S. as a whole. Workers commute an average of 24.1 minutes each day. The population is 90.0% White, 2.0% Black, 0.3% American Indian, 2.7% Asian, and 4.9% identify as some other race or ethnicity. For more on the schools, healthcare, and getting around in Golden, see each of the tabs below. For those people interested in the walkability of a community, Golden has a Walk Score® of 39.
Median Household Income$58,858
Median Home Price$334,600
For all things mountaineering, look to the American Mountaineering Center in downtown Golden.Located in the former Golden High School building, the 47,000-square-foot center is home to the Colorado Mountain Club, the American Alpine Club and several other mountaineering groups.
Mmm, mmm, good news. Three national food chains have their headquarters in Jefferson County.Boston Market is based in Golden, Qdoba Mexican Grill calls Wheat Ridge home while Einstein Noah Restaurant Group is in Lakewood. The Lakewood operation oversees more than 600 Einstein Bros., Noah’s and Manhattan bagel stores in 36 states.
1. Evergreen Lake Set in the heart of Evergreen and surrounded by pine trees and mountain views, this lake is a wintertime ice-skating haven. 2. William Frederick Hayden Park on Green Mountain Hike to the 6,800-foot summit of Green Mountain and enjoy panoramic views of metro Denver to the east and mountains to the west.