Whatever your reason - you've made a an excellent choice
to relocate to Golden, Colorado
Quick Golden, CO Facts:
Golden's population is 17,239 people. Since 2000, it has had
a population growth of 0.47 percent.
The median home cost in Golden is $486,800. Home appreciation the last
year has been 7.90 percent.
Compared to the rest of the country, Golden's cost of living is 20.41%
Higher than the U.S. average.
Golden public schools spend $6,220 per student. The average school
expenditure in the U.S. is $6,058. There are about 20 students per
teacher in Golden.
The unemployment rate in Golden is 3.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 4.60%).
Recent job growth is Positive. Golden jobs have Increased by 2.05
The name "Golden" did not come from the bright, yellow mineral, however.
The town is said to be named after Thomas Golden. As the story goes, in
1858, Tom Golden, unable to get his wagon up the canyon, stopped near the
mouth of the canyon and sold all his provisions and mining equipment to
other eager prospectors.
The first permanent settler in Golden was David Wall, who in 1858,
obtained land, laid out a 2-acre garden, and irrigated it with water from
the creek. In 1859 alone, he sold the produce of his farm to the hoards of
gold-seekers for $2,000, a fabulous sum in those days.
It was those gold strikes in the mountains that quickly turned Golden into
a well-traveled location. George Jackson discovered gold in the rocky
canyons along Clear Creek in the spring of 1858, and by the spring of
1859, thousands of pioneers passed through the Golden Valley on the way to
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Colorado communities & subdivisions include: Apple Meadows, Apple Valley, Applehans, Applewood, Ashwood Park, Aspen Springs, Barbers, Bear Tooth
Ranch, Beaver Creek, Berthoud, Beverly Heights, Blue Mountain Estates,
Braecher Ranchettes, Briarwood Commons, Bronwyn Acres, Brook Ridge,
Brookridge, Bryon Hackers, Burland Ranch Acres, Canyon Point, Canyon View,
Car-o-Mor, Cedar Ridge Estates, Colorado Mills, Colorado Sierra Alpha,
Columbine Glen, Copper Dale Lane, Cottonwood Lane, Crescent, Crescent
Park, Daniels gardens, Dickson, Dory lakes, Douglas Mountain, Eagle Ridge,
Fairmount Applewood, Forest Hills, Genesee, Genesee Crossing, Genesee Point,
Genesee Reservation, Genesee Ridge, Genesee Village, Georgian Woods,
Goldcrest Heights, Golden Gate, Happy Valley
Acres, Kuhlmann Heights, Lakeview, Lookout Genesee, Lookout Mountain,
Meadowlake, Mesa View
Estates Sixth Ave, Mount Vernon Valley, Mount Vernon Village, Noble Court,
North Table Mountain Village, Panorama Heights,
Paradise Hills, Paradise Valley Estates, Pleasant View, Quaker Acres, Rain
Dance Ridge, Rainbow
Hills, Ryan Ranch,
Saddlebrook, Silver Rock, Six Avenue Estates, Sixth Avenue West, Skyline,
Somerset Lane, South Beaver Creek, South Golden, Spring
Mesa, Spring Ranch, Stanton Acres, Stonebridge at Eagle Ridge, Sunrise
Ridge, Tablerock, The Trails, Village at Genesee, Walker ranch, Wedgwood, Westwoods,
Westwood Ranch, Whispering Creek, Whispering Pines, Wild Plum Farm
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