Wheat Ridge, CO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Wheat Ridge, Colorado Info Snack

Population
31,889
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
12.3%
Median Home
$426,500
Median Income
$63,333
Median Rent
$1,164

Wheat Ridge SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
7

Wheat Ridge, CO Crime Report

1,847
Total Crimes
5,872.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
150.32%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wheat Ridge
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,847 5,872.6 3,256.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 173 550.1 423.1 387.8
Murder 2 6.4 5.1 6.5
Robbery 39 124.0 68.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 97 308.4 286.9 279.7
Property Crime 1,674 5,322.6 2,833.8 1,958.2
Burglary 258 820.3 400.3 314.2
Larceny 1,047 3,329.0 1,909.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 369 1,173.3 524.3 246.0

Wheat Ridge, CO Cost Of Living

110
Wheat Ridge's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Wheat Ridge Colorado National Average
Overall 110 112 100
Services 102 104 100
Groceries 88 103 100
Health 99 103 100
Housing 134 133 100
Transportation 108 108 100
Utilities 80 87 100

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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
2020 31,889 1.8%
2019 31,323 0.5%
2018 31,162 0.4%
2017 31,044 0.6%
2016 30,863 0.7%
2015 30,655 0.5%
2014 30,489 0.4%
2013 30,366 0.0%
2012 30,365 -0.0%
2011 30,379 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wheat Ridge

White
75.3% (24,013)
African American
0.7% (222)
American Indian
0.3% (99)
Asian
1.0% (311)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (141)
Two Or More
1.8% (567)
Hispanic
20.5% (6,536)
Race Wheat Ridge CO USA
White 75.3% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 0.7% 3.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 1.0% 3.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.8% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 20.5% 21.7% 18.2%

Gender in Wheat Ridge

Female
52.8% (16,842)
Male
47.2% (15,047)
Gender Wheat Ridge CO USA
Female 52.8% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 50.3% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (956)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,594)
High School / GED
23.0% (7,334)
Some College
24.0% (7,653)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,913)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (8,291)
Master's Degree
10.0% (3,188)
Professional Degree
2.0% (637)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (318)
Education Wheat Ridge CO USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 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
6.1% (195,170)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (138,832)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.2% (356,135)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.6% (273,193)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.0% (349,205)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.4% (491,838)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (381,845)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.9% (506,369)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.4% (267,828)
$200,000 or more
7.2% (228,481)
Income Wheat Ridge CO USA
Less than $10,000 6.1% 4.5% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.2% 6.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.6% 7.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.0% 11.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.4% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.9% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.4% 8.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 7.2% 9.6% 8.3%

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