Wheat Ridge, Colorado

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Population in 2021: 32,722 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 
Males: 15,807  (48.3%)
Females: 16,915  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Colorado median age:

37.6 years

Zip codes: 80033.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $73,711 (it was $38,983 in 2000)
Wheat Ridge:

$73,711
CO:

$82,254

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $45,837 (it was $22,636 in 2000)

Wheat Ridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $543,586 (it was $165,000 in 2000)
Wheat Ridge:

$543,586
CO:

$466,200

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $578,551; detached houses: $620,550; townhouses or other attached units: $402,045; in 2-unit structures: $425,544; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $735,035; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $285,850; mobile homes: $106,024

Median gross rent in 2021: $1,333.

March 2022 cost of living index in Wheat Ridge: 111.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 12.1%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.0% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.2% for American Indian residents, 2.0% for other race residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Wheat Ridge, CO (2021)
    • 23,68173.3%White alone
    • 6,48520.1%Hispanic
    • 1,3624.2%Two or more races
    • 4141.3%Asian alone
    • 2320.7%Black alone
    • 1250.4%Other race alone
    • 360.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 95 registered sex offenders living in Wheat Ridge, Colorado as of February 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wheat Ridge is 334 to 1.


Crime rates in Wheat Ridge by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(9.8)
2
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
2
(6.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
28
(91.2)
22
(71.9)
18
(58.7)
23
(76.2)
18
(58.6)
19
(61.5)
12
(38.9)
12
(38.6)
14
(44.8)
28
(89.2)
31
(98.2)
13
(41.3)
21
(66.6)
35
(111.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
33
(107.4)
29
(94.8)
32
(104.3)
30
(99.4)
26
(84.7)
24
(77.7)
19
(61.5)
20
(64.3)
32
(102.4)
16
(51.0)
14
(44.4)
14
(44.5)
23
(72.9)
39
(124.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
82
(266.9)
99
(323.7)
101
(329.2)
120
(397.8)
79
(257.4)
72
(233.1)
72
(233.1)
65
(209.0)
53
(169.6)
66
(210.3)
88
(278.8)
53
(168.5)
50
(158.5)
97
(308.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
225
(732.5)
231
(755.3)
217
(707.2)
241
(798.9)
227
(739.6)
182
(589.3)
179
(579.6)
165
(530.6)
195
(624.2)
207
(659.5)
134
(424.5)
98
(311.6)
152
(481.7)
258
(820.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
989
(3,220)
933
(3,051)
891
(2,904)
938
(3,109)
923
(3,007)
930
(3,011)
807
(2,613)
810
(2,605)
1,073
(3,435)
1,047
(3,336)
1,110
(3,516)
753
(2,394)
685
(2,171)
1,047
(3,329)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
180
(586.0)
184
(601.7)
115
(374.8)
134
(444.2)
133
(433.4)
92
(297.9)
143
(463.1)
110
(353.7)
215
(688.2)
236
(751.9)
283
(896.5)
231
(734.5)
171
(541.9)
369
(1,173)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(39.1)
12
(39.2)
6
(19.6)
6
(19.9)
11
(35.8)
12
(38.9)
8
(25.9)
5
(16.1)
8
(25.6)
12
(38.2)
11
(34.8)
8
(25.4)
6
(19.0)
24
(76.3)
City-Data.com crime index385.5373.8346.2386.2350.1317.6278.3261.6343.0368.4389.7256.5277.1485.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Wheat Ridge, CO

Crime rate in Wheat Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 96 (79 officers - 57 male; 22 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Colorado average:

2.14
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Ancestries: German (12.4%), English (6.7%), Irish (6.3%), American (6.3%), Swedish (3.9%), European (3.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5410 feet

Land area: 9.09 square miles.

Population density: 3,600 people per square mile   (average).

Wheat Ridge, Colorado map

1,114 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

This city:

3.4%
Colorado:

9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $2,422 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $2,412 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (1.8 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (579.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Northeast Jefferson, CO (1.4 miles ),
Mountain View, CO (1.5 miles ),
Lakeside, CO (1.5 miles),
Edgewater, CO (1.5 miles ),
Arvada, CO (1.9 miles ),
Applewood, CO (1.9 miles ),
Fairmount, CO (2.1 miles ),
Berkley, CO (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 39.77 N, Longitude: 105.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,397 (+13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,504 (32.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Wheat Ridge, CO in 2021
Distribution of house value in Wheat Ridge, CO in 2021
Wheat Ridge satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 157 buildings, average cost: $249,000
  • 2020: 147 buildings, average cost: $251,400
  • 2019: 42 buildings, average cost: $265,200
  • 2018: 20 buildings, average cost: $321,400
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $316,200
  • 2016: 34 buildings, average cost: $301,600
  • 2015: 42 buildings, average cost: $332,600
  • 2014: 45 buildings, average cost: $319,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $394,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $357,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $332,500
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $419,600
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $257,300
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $231,400
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $244,400
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 1997: 77 buildings, average cost: $89,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Wheat Ridge, CO residents
Average permit cost in Wheat Ridge, CO
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Colorado:

2.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Wheat Ridge, CO
Historical housing units in Wheat Ridge, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +3,409 (+11.6%).
Most common industries in Wheat Ridge, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Educational services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Wheat Ridge, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)

Average climate in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

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Wheat Ridge, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 104. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.382. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.382
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.654. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.654
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.44
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00502. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00502
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Wheat Ridge-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Wheat Ridge 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 19.6 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Wheat Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 724% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 437.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 183.1 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) earthquake occurred 537.5 miles away from Wheat Ridge center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 188.5 miles away from Wheat Ridge center
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 415.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 195.9 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 (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wheat Ridge topographic map

Main business address for: CROWN RESOURCES CORP (MINERAL ROYALTY TRADERS), SOLITARIO RESOURCES CORP (GOLD & SILVER ORES), ARC WIRELESS SOLUTIONS INC (COMMUNICATION SERVICES, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Wheat Ridge:

  • EXEMPLA LUTHERAN MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 8300 W 38TH AVE)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF DENVER (4350 WADSWORTH BLVD SUITE 250)
  • WEST PINES - A PSYCHIATRIC HOSP (3400 LUTHERAN PARKWAY)
  • LUTHERAN HOSPICE CARE (8300 W 38TH AVE)
  • CHRISTOPHER HOUSE REHABILITATION AND CARE COMMUNIT (6270 WEST 38TH AVENUE)
  • MOUNTAIN VISTA HEALTH CENTER (4800 TABOR STREET)
  • REHABILITATION CENTER AT SANDALWOOD,THE (3835 HARLAN STREET)
  • WHEAT RIDGE REGIONAL CTR(SUNSHINE) (10285 RIDGE RD)
  • WHEATRIDGE MANOR CARE CENTER (2920 FENTON STREET)
  • WILLOW BROOK CARE CTR (3315 SHERIDAN BOULEVARD)

Heliports located in Wheat Ridge:

Amtrak station near Wheat Ridge:

  • 6 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheat Ridge:

  • Regis University (about 4 miles; Denver, CO; Full-time enrollment: 6,975)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 5 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 5 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Community College of Denver (about 6 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (about 6 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 17,242)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 6 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,727)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (about 6 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,460)

Public high school in Wheat Ridge:

Private high school in Wheat Ridge:

  • BETH EDEN BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 188, Location: 2600 WADSWORTH BLVD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wheat Ridge:

Private elementary/middle school in Wheat Ridge:

  • STS PETER & PAUL (Students: 259, Location: 3920 PIERCE ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wheat Ridge: Wheat Ridge Fire Department Station 2 (A), Jefferson County Public Library Wheat Ridge Branch (B), Wheat Ridge Fire Department Station 1 (C), Wheat Ridge City Hall (D), Fairmount Fire - Rescue Station 3 (E), Wheat Ridge Police Department (F), Exempla Lutheran Medical Center Library (G), Wheat Ridge Municipal Court (H), Jefferson County Community Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Applewood Village Shopping Center (1), Wheat Ridge Marketplace Shopping Center (2), Youngfield Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Wheat Ridge include: CROWN RESOURCES CORP (A), SOLITARIO RESOURCES CORP (B), ARC WIRELESS SOLUTIONS INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wheat Ridge include: Healing Waters Family Center (A), Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church (B), Grace Christian Center (C), Calvary Temple Christian Church (D), Wheat Ridge Congregation United Church of Christ (E), Baptist Temple (F), New Apostolic Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (H), Crossroads Church of Denver (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Tabor Lake (A), Prospect Lake (B), West Lake (C), North Henry Lee Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Kenneys Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Wheat Ridge include: Johnson Park (1), Stites Park (2), Randall Park (3), D A V Park (4), Prospect Park (5), Panorama Park (6), Fruitdale Park (7), Prospect Park (8), Anderson Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Brunswick - Sierra Vista Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9751 West 49th Avenue) (1), Brunswick Zone-Wheat Ridge (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9751 West 49th Avenue) (2), Rent-a-vette Of Denver Llc. (Recreational Trips & Guides; 3502 Wadsworth Blvd) (3), Academex Digital Publishing (Tours & Charters; 3490 Parfet Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Interstate Inn-17 (4735 Kipling Street) (1), American Motel (10101 North I 70 Service Road) (2), Comfort Inn Wheat Ridge (10200 West I-70 Frontage Road South) (3), Holiday Inn Express (10101 I70 Frontage Road North) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Mark Melancon - Professional baseball player, Bill Sedgewick - Soccer player, Brian Hutt - College basketball player (William & Mary Tribe), Casey Malone - Athletics competitor, Nick Stabile - Actor, Todd Dunivant - Major League Soccer player (Los Angeles, born: Dec 26, 1980).

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

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

DEER CREEK WD (Population served: 792, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
BLUE MOUNTAIN WD (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2007)
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
ELDORADO ARTESIAN SPRING INC (Population served: 151, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAY-20-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-20-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
GRACE MAR WUA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 32 regular monitoring violations
USFS BLM OFFICE LA JARA (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • VALERO DIAMOND SHAMROCK BENNETT (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILD ANIMAL SANCTUARY THE (Population served: 97, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.6%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Wheat Ridge in 2010:

  • 381 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 52 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 48 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 27 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Wheat Ridge in 2000:

  • 477 people in nursing homes
  • 267 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 12 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Wheat Ridge (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Harlan And 44th, Applewood Mb Branch, Safeway Wheat Ridge Branch, Applewood Branch. 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
  • FirstBank: 32nd And Youngfield Branch at 3190 Youngfield Street, branch established on 2008/08/20; 44th And Wadsworth Branch at 4350 Wadsworth Boulevard, branch established on 1969/10/30. 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
  • Bank of the West: Wheat Ridge at 7575 W. 44th Avenue, branch established on 1931/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lakeside Branch at 6011 West 44th Avenue, branch established on 1891/01/01. 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: Wheat Ridge Marketplace Branch at 3850 Wadsworth Blvd, 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.
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company: Arvada Bank Branch at 5025 Kipling Street, branch established on 1996/05/31. 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
  • Vectra Bank Colorado, National Association: Wheat Ridge at 7391 West 38th Avenue, branch established on 1985/10/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,356.9 mil, Deposits: $2,003.6 mil, headquarters in Farmington, NM, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Wheat Ridge:

Marital status in Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Never married: 37.5%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Wheat Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Colorado average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Wheat Ridge
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wheat Ridge, CO (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.3%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

17.4%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

9.6%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.3%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.8%
Colorado:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Wheat Ridge:

28.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wheat Ridge:

20.5%
Colorado:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Colorado:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wheat Ridge:

34.2%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

56.3%
State:

57.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Wheat Ridge:

78.0%
State:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wheat Ridge, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 89$630,662$85,0330$0
Parks and Recreation 49$222,987$54,609174$126,876
Financial Administration 26$184,523$85,1641$1,504
Police - Other 20$93,616$56,1700$0
Other Government Administration 18$67,976$45,3171$1,504
Streets and Highways 13$91,908$84,8380$0
Judicial and Legal 10$61,544$73,8532$3,722
Totals for Government 225$1,353,216$72,172178$133,606

Wheat Ridge government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $14,684,000 ($448.75)
    General - Other: $5,723,000 ($174.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,406,000 ($134.65)
    Central Staff Services: $158,000 ($4.83)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,652,000 ($356.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,861,000 ($209.68)
    General - Other: $6,232,000 ($190.45)
    Regular Highways: $3,982,000 ($121.69)
    Central Staff Services: $2,852,000 ($87.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,294,000 ($39.55)
    Financial Administration: $1,105,000 ($33.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $824,000 ($25.18)
    General Public Buildings: $368,000 ($11.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,377,000 ($42.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,662,000 ($50.79)
    Regular Highways: $657,000 ($20.08)
    Central Staff Services: $153,000 ($4.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $143,000 ($4.37)
    General Public Building: $56,000 ($1.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,341,000 ($652.19)

Wheat Ridge government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,834,000 ($86.61)
    Other: $1,704,000 ($52.08)
    Regular Highways: $119,000 ($3.64)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $110,000 ($3.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,822,000 ($86.24)
    Highways: $2,687,000 ($82.12)
    General Local Government Support: $100,000 ($3.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,013,000 ($30.96)
    General Revenue - Other: $949,000 ($29.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $346,000 ($10.57)
    Rents: $124,000 ($3.79)
    Sale of Property: $20,000 ($0.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,460,000 ($44.62)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $29,271,000 ($894.54)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,766,000 ($53.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,600,000 ($48.90)
    Property: $1,477,000 ($45.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,190,000 ($36.37)
    Motor Vehicle License: $121,000 ($3.70)
    Amusements Sales: $48,000 ($1.47)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $19,000 ($0.58)
    Amusements License: $5,000 ($0.15)

Wheat Ridge government finances - Debt in 2020 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,980,000 ($1099.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,803,000 ($1002.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,177,000 ($97.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $912,000 ($27.87)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $912,000 ($27.87)

Wheat Ridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,348,000 ($621.84)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,394,000 ($562.13)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $912,000 ($27.87)

11.22% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($78,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.22%
Colorado average:

11.28%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($77 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.01%
Colorado average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Denver County, CO  3.16% ($82,836 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  1.14% ($53,757)
from Arapahoe County, CO  1.07% ($65,329)


11.40% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($73,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.40%
Colorado average:

11.05%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($82 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.01%
Colorado average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Denver County, CO  2.01% ($59,754 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  1.57% ($56,947)
to Arapahoe County, CO  1.08% ($58,572)
Businesses in Wheat Ridge, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets5
AT&T2McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Motel 61
AutoZone1Nike2
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Big O Tires1Penske1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1PetSmart1
Carl\s Jr.1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Chipotle1Quiznos1
Circle K2Ramada1
Comfort Inn1Red Lobster1
Cricket Wireless5Safeway1
Curves2Starbucks6
Dairy Queen2Subway2
Decora Cabinetry2T-Mobile1
Dennys1Taco Bell2
Discount Tire1Target1
Domino's Pizza1Toys"R"Us1
Famous Footwear1U-Haul1
FedEx5UPS4
GNC1Verizon Wireless2
GameStop1Village Inn1
H&R Block2Vons1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Kroger2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wheat Ridge:

  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KCKK (1600 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KJME (1390 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JO-MOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wheat Ridge:

  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wheat Ridge:

  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KDVT-LP (Channel 36; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCEC (Channel 50; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K47IH (Channel 47; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • KRMT (Channel 41; DENVER, CO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K57BT (Channel 57; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF DENVER, INC.)
  • K44CT (Channel 44; BOULDER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Wheat Ridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 48Number of bridges
  • 719ft / 219mTotal length
  • $12,711,000Total costs
  • 2,215,402Total average daily traffic
  • 171,324Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Wheat Ridge, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 211960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 151980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wheat Ridge, CO
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 8 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 ORIGINATED167$184,910141$184,200749$190,63130$82,7795$810,76254$169,2091$26,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$177,06215$175,26458$187,6678$17,7760$07$181,5770$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$187,23418$132,891200$193,29915$83,4530$017$140,0752$41,020
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$170,67616$177,661109$195,3799$113,4391$312,7505$136,3060$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$251,6501$167,60039$185,0523$54,7070$00$00$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Wheat Ridge, CO

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$213,53433$211,5722$138,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$170,64110$214,3930$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$236,8506$227,0880$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$176,4901$193,8400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$161,0001$195,1700$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wheat Ridge, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wheat Ridge, CO - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 71. The highest number of reported fires - 111 took place in 2008, and the least - 15 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wheat Ridge, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (37.8%), and Outside Fires (33.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wheat Ridge, CO
    • 45437.8%Structure Fires
    • 40333.5%Outside Fires
    • 25521.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 907.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wheat Ridge, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wheat Ridge, Colorado:

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 10101 W 48TH Ave, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033 , Phone: (303) 424-8300, Fax: (303) 421-0184
  • Howard Johnson Denver West, 12100 W 44th Ave, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033 , Phone: (303) 467-2400, Fax: (303) 467-0198
  • Motel 6, 9920 W 49TH Ave, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033 , Phone: (303) 424-0658
  • Comfort Inn, 10200 W I-70 Frontage Rd S, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033 , Phone: (303) 422-6346, Fax: (303) 422-6389
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Most common first names in Wheat Ridge, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21176.5 years
Mary18481.4 years
William13976.1 years
Robert12671.4 years
James12471.8 years
Helen10582.2 years
George9176.4 years
Dorothy8980.1 years
Margaret8379.3 years
Charles7777.5 years
Most common last names in Wheat Ridge, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7180.5 years
Johnson7080.8 years
Miller4676.3 years
Williams3975.7 years
Anderson3879.8 years
Nelson3681.0 years
Jones3477.9 years
Clark3175.7 years
Brown2674.1 years
Davis2378.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wheat Ridge, CO
  • 81.3%Utility gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wheat Ridge, CO
  • 55.1%Utility gas
  • 40.0%Electricity
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Solar energy


Wheat Ridge compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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