City At A Glance

Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO

Quick Facts:

Population: 19,126
Median Household Income: $56,533
Average Work Commute: 21 Minutes
Median Home Price: $346,000

About Golden, CO

Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Golden offers no shortage of things to do. Parks such as Golden Gate Canyon State Park hold more than 12,000 acres for activity, while the city's history can be explored at the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave. The city's economy received a lasting boost with the opening of the Coors Brewing Company in 1873.