Most Expensive Golden Neighborhoods
Golden is a medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 20,201 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Golden is the 29th largest community in Colorado.
Golden home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Golden real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Golden is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.78% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Golden is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Golden who work in teaching (11.76%), sales jobs (10.46%) and management occupations (10.26%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Golden has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Of important note, Golden is also a city of artists. Golden has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Golden’s character.
Also of interest is that Golden has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Golden telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.89% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Golden, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Golden provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Golden, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Golden, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Golden is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 53.49% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Golden in 2010 was $35,619, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,476 for a family of four. However, Golden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Golden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Golden residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Golden include German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Golden is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||7,581|
|GOLDEN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||49.63%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||50.37%|
|TYPE OF GOLDEN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||45.45%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.30%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.50%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||29.82%|
|SIZE OF GOLDEN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.25%|
|AGE OF GOLDEN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||16.37%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||57.85%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||17.73%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||8.05%|
|GOLDEN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$521,865|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,320|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $74,000||13.44%|
|$74,001 - $148,000||2.86%|
|$148,001 - $295,000||5.69%|
|$295,001 - $443,000||15.18%|
|$443,001 - $590,000||21.43%|
|$590,001 - $738,000||16.02%|
|$738,001 - $1,107,000||21.89%|
|$1,107,001 - $1,476,000||2.90%|
|PEOPLE OF GOLDEN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.25%|
|5 TO 17||13.65%|
|18 TO 24||19.47%|
|25 TO 34||17.12%|
|35 TO 54||24.26%|
|55 TO 64||11.15%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.10%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.53%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$58,630|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$35,619|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||16.24%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (16.99%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.90%)
Public Service (5.45%)
Information Technology (2.25%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.09%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.55%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.19%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.77%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.34%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||9.80%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (27.40%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.05%)
Other Asian languages (1.50%)
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