Golden, CO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Golden, Colorado Info Snack

Population
20,391
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
13.1%
Median Home
$541,400
Median Income
$80,338
Median Rent
$1,495

Golden SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
7

Golden, CO Crime Report

756
Total Crimes
3,603.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
53.59%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Golden
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 756 3,603.3 3,256.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 33 157.3 423.1 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.1 6.5
Robbery 5 23.8 68.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 23 109.6 286.9 279.7
Property Crime 723 3,446.0 2,833.8 1,958.2
Burglary 117 557.6 400.3 314.2
Larceny 519 2,473.7 1,909.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 87 414.7 524.3 246.0

Golden, CO Cost Of Living

127
Golden's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Golden Colorado National Average
Overall 127 112 100
Services 103 104 100
Groceries 90 103 100
Health 98 103 100
Housing 196 133 100
Transportation 106 108 100
Utilities 78 87 100

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Rankings for Golden in Colorado

Map Of Golden, CO

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Population over time in Golden

Year Population % Change
2020 20,391 -2.0%
2019 20,798 2.1%
2018 20,365 0.5%
2017 20,268 2.5%
2016 19,780 0.1%
2015 19,759 3.8%
2014 19,034 1.4%
2013 18,775 0.8%
2012 18,630 1.2%
2011 18,414 -

Race / Ethnicity in Golden

White
85.0% (17,342)
African American
1.9% (389)
American Indian
0.4% (77)
Asian
2.0% (407)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (39)
Two Or More
1.3% (263)
Hispanic
9.2% (1,874)
Race Golden CO USA
White 85.0% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 1.9% 3.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 2.0% 3.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.3% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 9.2% 21.7% 18.2%

Gender in Golden

Female
41.8% (8,519)
Male
58.2% (11,872)
Gender Golden CO USA
Female 41.8% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 58.2% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Golden for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (203)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (815)
High School / GED
19.0% (3,874)
Some College
16.0% (3,262)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,223)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (5,709)
Master's Degree
19.0% (3,874)
Professional Degree
3.0% (611)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (815)
Education Golden CO USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 19.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Golden, Colorado

Less than $10,000
7.1% (144,366)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.8% (36,512)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.7% (115,998)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.4% (151,106)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.6% (134,535)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (356,421)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.2% (228,626)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.1% (348,837)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.6% (256,994)
$200,000 or more
13.0% (265,700)
Income Golden CO USA
Less than $10,000 7.1% 4.5% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.8% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.7% 6.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.4% 7.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.6% 11.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.2% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.1% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.6% 8.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 13.0% 9.6% 8.3%

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