Golden, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 20,201 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.7%
 
Males: 11,489  (56.9%)
Females: 8,712  (43.1%)
Median resident age:  31.7 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 80419.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,226 (it was $49,115 in 2000)
Golden:

$57,226
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $35,940 (it was $25,257 in 2000)

Golden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $368,019 (it was $183,800 in 2000)
Golden:

$368,019
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $309,545; Detached houses: $336,274; Townhouses or other attached units: $210,094; In 2-unit structures: $182,245; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,351; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,783; Mobile homes: $19,580

Median gross rent in 2013: $947.

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  • Races in Golden, CO (2013)

    Golden races chart
    • 15,97382.2%White alone
    • 1,93310.0%Hispanic
    • 7633.9%Two or more races
    • 4812.5%Asian alone
    • 2331.2%Black alone
    • 650.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 250.1%American Indian alone
    • 100.05%Other race alone

Races in Golden detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Golden: 111.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.8%), Irish (11.5%), English (7.7%), Italian (4.0%), United States (3.8%), Polish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 6/33/1886

Elevation: 5674 feet

Land area: 9.01 square miles.

Population density: 2,243 people per square mile   (low).

Golden, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Golden:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Golden city:

  • Never married: 45.2%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

1,430 residents are foreign born (2.4% Asia, 2.4% Europe, 1.8% Latin America).

This city:

7.4%
Colorado:

9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,267 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,646 (0.7%)

Golden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (5.5 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (574.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: West Pleasant View, CO (1.4 miles ), Applewood, CO (1.7 miles ), East Pleasant View, CO (1.8 miles ), Fairmount, CO (2.0 miles ), Genesee, CO (2.2 miles ), Northeast Jefferson, CO (2.3 miles ), Idledale, CO (2.4 miles ), Wheat Ridge, CO (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 68 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 1998: 69 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2000: 82 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2001: 67 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2002: 95 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $217,600
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $460,900
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $278,100
  • 2007: 42 buildings, average cost: $288,200
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $268,100
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $246,400
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $242,600
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $269,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $337,500
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $302,000
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $258,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.75 N, Longitude: 105.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,688 (+75.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,391 (36.0%)

Golden household income distribution Golden home values distribution

Crime rates in Golden by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000101011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.05.80.05.20.05.25.1
Rapes 022511222359
per 100,000 0.011.411.328.35.85.811.511.610.415.525.946.0
Robberies 5823152310463
per 100,000 27.845.611.317.05.829.111.517.452.120.731.015.3
Assaults 563619262335371534242117
per 100,000 311.5205.3107.1147.1133.4203.8213.587.1177.1124.4108.686.9
Burglaries 751021041175054666059554344
per 100,000 417.2581.7586.0661.8290.0314.4380.8348.3307.4285.0222.4225.0
Thefts 545474436525362404366332357397334299
per 100,000 3,031.52,703.02,456.92,969.82,099.32,352.32,111.51,927.31,859.82,057.21,727.51,528.9
Auto thefts 805245853426201125192532
per 100,000 445.0296.5253.6480.8197.2151.4115.463.9130.298.5129.3163.6
Arson 7123273544235
per 100,000 38.968.416.911.340.617.528.823.220.810.415.525.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.5) 242.6223.5182.8246.4144.7172.4177.0130.9166.5145.2148.5150.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Golden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 57 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Colorado average:

2.14

Golden tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,211 (+32.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Golden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Golden, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Golden-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Golden city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 25.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Golden-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 533.6 miles away from Golden center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 410.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 263.1 miles away from Golden center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 365.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Golden topographic map

Birthplace of: Allen G. Rushlight - Mayor of Portland, Roy Hartzell - Baseball player, Cowboy Jones - Baseball player, Jarret Thomas - Snowboarder, John C. Bailar, Jr. - Chemist.

Main business address for: CANYON RESOURCES CORP (GOLD & SILVER ORES), MOLSON COORS BREWING CO (MALT BEVERAGES), HEALTHETECH INC (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS), NEW WORLD RESTAURANT GROUP INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), ACT TELECONFERENCING INC (COMMUNICATION SERVICES, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Golden:

  • ATLAS HOME HEALTH (607 10TH STREET SUITE 200)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Golden:

  • ACCENT ON INDEPENDENCE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; LAKEWOOD, CO)
  • EVERGREEN TERRACE CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LAKEWOOD, CO)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; LAKEWOOD, CO)
  • ORTHOCOLORADO HOSPITAL AT ST ANTHONY MED CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; LAKEWOOD, CO)
  • EMERITUS AT GREEN MOUNTAIN LONG TERM CARE COMMUNIT (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LAKEWOOD, CO)
  • GRAND OAKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LAKEWOOD, CO)
  • MOUNTAIN VISTA HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WHEAT RIDGE, CO)

Heliports located in Golden:

Amtrak station near Golden:

  • 12 miles: DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Golden:

  • Colorado School of Mines (Full-time enrollment: 5,507; Location: 1500 Illinois St; Public; Website: www.mines.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Golden:

  • Red Rocks Community College (about 4 miles; Lakewood, CO; Full-time enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 7 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Regis University (about 10 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Community College of Denver (about 12 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (about 12 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 17,242)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 12 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,727)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (about 12 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,460)

Public high schools in Golden:

  • GOLDEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,329, Location: 701 24TH STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • COMPASS MONTESSORI - GOLDEN CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 328, Location: 4441 SALVIA STREET, Grades: PK-12, Charter school)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN DEAF SCHOOL (Students: 39, Location: 1921 YOUNGFIELD STREET, Grades: PK-12, Charter school)
  • CONNECTIONS LEARNING CENTER ON THE EARLE JOHNSON C (Location: 1200 JOHNSON ROAD, Grades: 7-12)
  • JEFFCO'S 21ST CENTURY VIRTUAL ACADEMY (Location: 1829 DENVER WEST DRIVE BLDG #2, Grades: 7-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Golden:

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Notable locations in Golden: Heritage Square (A), Coors Technology Center (B), Fossil Trace Golf Club (C), Golden Fire Department Station 1 (D), Golden Branch Jefferson County Public Library (E), Weaver Towers (F), Volk Gymnasium (G), Thomas Residence Hall (H), Stratton Hall (I), Steinhauer Field House (J), Randall Residence Hall (K), Morgan Residence Hall (L), Meyer Hall (M), Hill Hall (N), Guggenheim Hall (O), Green Center (P), Foothills Art Center (Q), Engineering Hall (R), Coolbaugh Hall (S), Chauvenet Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Golden: MOLSON COORS BREWING CO (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Golden include: Calvary Episcopal Church (A), Christ The Answer Church (B), Faith Lutheran Church (C), First Baptist Church of Golden (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Golden Church of the Nazarene (F), Golden First United Methodist Church (G), Hillside Community Church (H), Islamic Center of Golden (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: White Ash Mine Cemetery (1), Golden Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Magic Mountain Reservoir Number 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Golden include: Benerly Heights Park (1), Lions Park (2), Tony Grampas Memorial Sports Complex (3), Golden Heights Park (4), Heritage Dells Park (5), South Ridge Park (6), Brooks Field (7), Cressman Gulch Park (8), Mesa Meadows Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Astor House Museum (822 12th Street), Colorado Ranching Museum (1020 11th Street), Clear Creek History Park (Museums; 822 12th Street), Colorado Ski Museum Resource Center (13401 West 43rd Drive), Daughter's of the American Revolution (Museums; 923 10th Street), Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum (987 Lookout Mountain Road), Clear Creek Mercantile (Museums; 1020 11th Street), Golden Pioneer Museum (923 10th Street), Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1111 Washington Avenue).

Hotels: Days Inn-Denver West-Golden (15059 West Colfax Avenue), Hampton Inn (17150 West Colfax Avenue), Comfort Suites (11909 W 6th Ave), Fortune Valley Hotel & Casino (321 Gregory Drive), LA Quinta - Golden- Inns (3301 Youngfield Street), Courtyard by Marriott-Denver West-Golden (14700 West 6th Avenue), Golden Hotel (800 11th Street Suite B), Golden Motel (24 Ford), Denver Marriott West (1717 Denver West Blvd).

Courts: Jefferson County Government - Courts- General Court Information (800 Jefferson County Pkw), Jefferson County Government - Community Service- Justice Services- Court Serv (800 Jefferson County Pkw), Jefferson County - Historical Records- For Court Files And Records Including Div (100 Jefferson County Pkw).

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.394. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.394
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 20.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.2
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.45. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.45
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 24.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.37. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.37
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00504. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00504
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.5%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 92.0% for Black residents, 9.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.2% for American Indian residents, 17.6% for other race residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.9%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Golden in 2010:

  • 1,060 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,053 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 177 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 38 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Golden in 2000:

  • 563 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 503 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 212 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill

Golden, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Golden (2011 data):

  • FirstBank: Golden Road Branch at 17171 South Golden Road, branch established on 1999/01/20; Colorado Mills Branch at 14185 West Colfax Drive, branch established on 2004/12/13. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • Mile High Banks: West Metro Messenger Service at 430 Indianna Street, branch established on 2005/05/23; W Metro Branch at 430 Indiana St, branch established on 2005/05/20. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $957.1 mil, Deposits: $929.1 mil, headquarters in Longmont, CO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Big Sandy Holding Company
  • CoBiz Bank: Colorado Business Bank-West Branch at 15710 W Colfax Ave, branch established on 1997/12/22. Info updated 2007/04/19: Bank assets: $2,372.4 mil, Deposits: $1,946.0 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Cobiz Financial, Inc.
  • Mutual of Omaha Bank: Golden Branch at 770 Heritage Road, branch established on 1998/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $5,553.2 mil, Deposits: $4,599.7 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Golden Branch at 1301 Jackson Street, branch established on 1937/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Golden Branch at 1801 Jackson, branch established on 1962/05/14. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Golden Town Center Branch at 17207 S Golden Rd, branch established on 2008/09/25. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • KeyBank National Association: Golden Branch at 1222 Arapahoe Street, branch established on 1998/10/19. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company: Jefferson Branch at 16800 West Colfax Avenue, branch established on 2000/08/07. Info updated 2010/12/21: Bank assets: $1,687.8 mil, Deposits: $1,331.8 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bancorp
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Colorado average:

11.4

Golden travel time to work - commute Golden mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Golden:

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Religion statistics for Golden city (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic80,21917
Evangelical Protestant68,794196
Mainline Protestant22,71657
Other17,96662
Orthodox1,0703
None343,778-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 58
Jefferson County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Jefferson County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 145
Jefferson County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 410
Here:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

17.4%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Golden:

49.8%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Golden:

28.2
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.5%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Golden:

9.1%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.8%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Golden:

59.4%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.9%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Golden, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 17$174,704$123,3201$3,158
Other Government Administration 19$210,608$133,0165$7,368
Judicial and Legal 4$26,240$78,7200$0
Police Protection - Officers 56$600,988$128,7830$0
Police - Other 21$227,228$129,84510$7,058
Firefighters 12$109,500$109,5001$187
Streets and Highways 18$142,297$94,8650$0
Sewerage 8$70,972$106,4580$0
Parks and Recreation 45$340,980$90,928175$125,800
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$15,360$184,3204$3,957
Natural Resources 1$12,376$148,5120$0
Water Supply 29$251,394$104,0253$283
Other and Unallocable 9$123,890$165,1871$1,934
Totals for Government 240$2,306,537$115,327200$149,745

Golden government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,282,000 ($211.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,555,000 ($76.98)
    Regular Highways: $1,323,000 ($65.49)
    General Public Buildings: $1,124,000 ($55.64)
    Sewerage: $260,000 ($12.87)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $5,995,000 ($296.77)
    General - Other: $5,837,000 ($288.95)
    Police Protection: $5,738,000 ($284.05)
    Water Utilities: $3,675,000 ($181.92)
    Central Staff Services: $2,028,000 ($100.39)
    Sewerage: $1,968,000 ($97.42)
    Regular Highways: $1,893,000 ($93.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $993,000 ($49.16)
    Financial Administration: $873,000 ($43.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $770,000 ($38.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $552,000 ($27.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $344,000 ($17.03)
    General Public Buildings: $279,000 ($13.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $51,000 ($2.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,462,000 ($72.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $969,000 ($47.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $470,000 ($23.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000 ($11.44)
    Police Protection: $178,000 ($8.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $32,000 ($1.58)
    General Public Building: $19,000 ($0.94)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($0.35)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.20)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,948,000 ($739.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $371,000 ($18.37)

Golden government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $4,980,000 ($246.52)
    Sewerage: $2,476,000 ($122.57)
    All Other: $579,000 ($28.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $391,000 ($19.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $298,000 ($14.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $556,000 ($27.52)
    Highways: $387,000 ($19.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($0.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $7,661,000 ($379.24)
    General Revenue, NEC: $804,000 ($39.80)
    Interest Earnings: $589,000 ($29.16)
    Fines and Forfeits: $522,000 ($25.84)
    Royalties: $127,000 ($6.29)
    Rents: $112,000 ($5.54)
    Special Assessments: $53,000 ($2.62)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($0.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,032,000 ($249.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $448,000 ($22.18)
    All Other: $399,000 ($19.75)
    General Local Government Support: $149,000 ($7.38)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,101,000 ($747.54)
    Property: $4,567,000 ($226.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $969,000 ($47.97)
    Other License: $449,000 ($22.23)
    Motor Vehicle License: $55,000 ($2.72)

Golden government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,455,000 ($1804.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,720,000 ($1718.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,735,000 ($85.89)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,130,000 ($204.45)

Golden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,973,000 ($1087.72)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,413,000 ($119.45)

8.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.88%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Denver County, CO  2.20% ($40,159 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  1.00% ($35,754)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.91% ($41,812)


8.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,074 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.55%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($441 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.06%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  2.16% ($35,772 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  1.14% ($35,073)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.98% ($38,035)

Strongest AM radio stations in Golden:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCKK (1600 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Golden:

  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Golden:

  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDVT-LP (Channel 36; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KCEC (Channel 50; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • K57BT (Channel 57; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF DENVER, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KRMT (Channel 41; DENVER, CO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K47IH (Channel 47; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K44CT (Channel 44; BOULDER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Golden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 354m1,161ftTotal length
  • $15,602,000Total costs
  • 1,130,989Total average daily traffic
  • 69,821Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 141990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 82010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Golden, CO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Golden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Golden, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 155 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 347 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Golden)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Golden)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 99 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$256,72753$276,371260$268,8966$88,3001$1,837,78018$251,3140$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$309,71223$289,4211$17,1900$01$244,7501$32,970
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$178,0758$193,86859$286,0523$189,7700$09$205,7182$21,045
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$172,79010$231,00429$247,1371$224,8700$04$165,8850$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$85,20010$404,6511$37,1200$01$178,2200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0098.42 , 0098.43, 0098.44, 0099.00, 0100.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$342,7567$327,213
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$215,8601$388,940
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$220,9151$386,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$238,9001$370,960
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0098.42 , 0098.43, 0098.44, 0099.00, 0100.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Golden and their reported violations in the past:

GENESEE WSD (Population served: 4,100, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-14-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-09-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-09-2012)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 31 regular monitoring violations
  • 16 other older monitoring violations
MORRISON TOWN OF (Population served: 1,382, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 66 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
HOOVER HILLS WSD (Population served: 600, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-2013)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
WONDERVU CONFERENCE AND RETREAT CENTER (Population served: 222, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GRANBY JONES MHP (Population served: 201, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WESTFALEN (Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
TRIBUTARY (Population served: 100, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-22-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-22-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-22-2012)
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In MAY-01-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2014)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-22-2012)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-22-2012)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-22-2012)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-22-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
ROCKY FLATS LOUNGE LLC (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Golden that have no violations reported:

  • GOLDEN CITY OF (Population served: 28,232, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 285
  • Hazardous Condition: 213
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Golden

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Golden, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Golden, Colorado:

  • La Quinta Inn, 3301 Youngfield Service Rd, Golden, Colorado 80401 , Phone: (303) 279-5565, Fax: (303) 279-5841
  • Fairfield Inn, 11907 W 6TH Ave, Golden, Colorado 80401 , Phone: (303) 231-9939, Fax: (303) 235-4552
  • Candlewood Suites Denver Lakewood, 895 Tabor St, Golden, Colorado 80401 , Phone: (303) 232-7171, Fax: (303) 232-7979
  • Lakewood Americinn Hotel, 11909 W 6TH Ave, Golden, Colorado 80401 , Phone: (303) 231-9929, Fax: (303) 231-9129
  • Quality Suites Of Evergreen, 29300 U S Hwy 40, Golden, Colorado 80401 , Phone: (303) 526-2000, Fax: (303) 526-0330
  • Holiday Inn Express, 17140 W Colfax Ave, Golden, Colorado 80401 , Phone: (303) 278-2388, Fax: (303) 278-2389
  • The Golden Hotel, 800 Eleventh St, Golden, Colorado 80401 , Phone: (303) 279-0100, Fax: (303) 279-9353
  • Marriott Denver West, 1717 Denver West Blvd, Golden, Colorado 80401 , Phone: (888) 238-1803, Fax: (303) 271-0205
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Golden, Colorado
Most common first names in Golden, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26174.3 years
Mary20678.5 years
Robert20168.9 years
William19674.2 years
James13869.0 years
Margaret11479.3 years
Charles10974.6 years
Helen10481.9 years
George10075.6 years
Ruth9079.0 years
Most common last names in Golden, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8676.2 years
Johnson7876.2 years
Miller5079.6 years
Jones4572.2 years
Anderson3876.8 years
Brown3877.9 years
Moore3570.4 years
Thompson3476.9 years
Williams3174.6 years
Nelson3177.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Golden, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Kroger3
AT&T1La Quinta1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott4
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ascend Collection1McDonald's3
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance2
Big O Tires1Nike2
Blockbuster1OfficeMax1
Burger King2On The Border1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Cricket Wireless1Outback Steakhouse1
Curves2Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Quiznos2
Dennys1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx10Staples1
H&R Block1Starbucks5
Hilton1Subaru1
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile1
Home Depot2Taco Bell1
Honda1U-Haul1
Jack In The Box1UPS13
Jamba Juice1Vons1
Jimmy John's1Wendy's1
KFC1Whole Foods Market1
Kohl's1

Golden compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Golden on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
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  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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