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Arvada
  • Suburb of Denver, CO

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Arvada is a suburb of Denver with a population of 120,229. Arvada is in Jefferson County and is one of the best places to live in Colorado. Living in Arvada offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Arvada there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Arvada and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Arvada are highly rated.

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About Arvada...
Population
120,229

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$424,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,444
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Arvada Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    179.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    26.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    70.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    354.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,399.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    461.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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