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Living In Golden, CO

Golden, a small city in Colorado, has a population of slightly less than 20,000. Young adults (15-24) will feel welcome, as they account for an above-average 26% of the community, while retirees appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just over 36, is younger than most cities in Colorado. Most residents own their homes in Golden, and 45% of residents rent. With an average rent of $1,308 per month, exceeding the state average by $117 per month, relatively high rent costs may play a role in the higher levels of ownership.

Golden residents have an average commute of about 26 minutes. Driving is the prevailing mode of getting to work, opted for by 37% of workers, while public transit is not used widely. Walking (4%) isn't a common means of commuting to work, though the number does exceed the national average.

There are four primary industries in Golden: scientific, education, retail, and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 28% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, as 7% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. Golden workers take home an average annual income of around $84,000, about the same as those elsewhere in Colorado. However, Golden compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (7%), Golden has a large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees, as 12% possess a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Further, 19% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.



Frequently Asked Questions About Golden

What is the average rent in Golden?

The average rent of a studio apartment in Golden is $1,840 per month. For a one-bedroom apartment it's $1,779 per month. For a two-bedroom apartment the average rent is $2,012 per month.

What is the average cost of rent for a one-bedroom in Golden?

The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Golden is $1,779

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