Living in Wheat Ridge, CO

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Wheat Ridge, Colorado Info Snack

Population
31,331
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
12.9%
Median Home
$383,900
Median Income
$57,659
Median Rent
$1,104

Wheat Ridge SnackAbility

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

Wheat Ridge, CO Crime Report

1,107
Total Crimes
3,519.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
42.11%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wheat Ridge
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,107 3,519.6 2,971.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 76 241.6 381.0 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 3.8 5.0
Robbery 12 38.2 63.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 53 168.5 246.3 250.2
Property Crime 1,031 3,278.0 2,590.7 2,109.9
Burglary 90 286.2 348.4 340.5
Larceny 722 2,295.6 1,858.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 219 696.3 384.0 219.9

Wheat Ridge, CO Cost Of Living

107
Wheat Ridge's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Wheat Ridge Colorado National Average
Overall 107 110 100
Services 104 103 100
Groceries 84 97 100
Health 98 104 100
Housing 134 134 100
Transportation 95 102 100
Utilities 79 86 100

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Rankings for Wheat Ridge in Colorado

Map Of Wheat Ridge, CO

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Population over time in Wheat Ridge

Year Population % Change
2019 31,331 0.0%
2018 31,323 0.5%
2017 31,162 0.4%
2016 31,044 0.6%
2015 30,863 0.7%
2014 30,655 0.5%
2013 30,489 0.4%
2012 30,366 0.0%
2011 30,365 -0.0%
2010 30,379 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wheat Ridge

White
73.8% (23,111)
African American
1.0% (309)
American Indian
0.3% (82)
Asian
1.1% (350)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (170)
Two Or More
1.9% (608)
Hispanic
21.4% (6,701)
Race Wheat Ridge CO USA
White 73.8% 68.1% 60.7%
African American 1.0% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 3.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 21.4% 21.5% 18.0%

Gender in Wheat Ridge

Female
51.3% (16,075)
Male
48.7% (15,256)
Gender Wheat Ridge CO USA
Female 51.3% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wheat Ridge for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (939)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,879)
High School / GED
25.0% (7,832)
Some College
23.0% (7,206)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (2,193)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (7,206)
Master's Degree
10.0% (3,133)
Professional Degree
2.0% (626)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (313)
Education Wheat Ridge CO USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Less than $10,000
6.2% (195,818)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (144,638)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.0% (281,711)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.3% (289,945)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (434,361)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (537,611)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.9% (466,404)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.5% (422,122)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.1% (191,145)
$200,000 or more
5.4% (169,338)
Income Wheat Ridge CO USA
Less than $10,000 6.2% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.0% 7.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.3% 7.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.9% 13.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.5% 17.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.1% 8.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.4% 8.8% 7.7%

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