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Arvada
  • Suburb of Denver, CO

Report Card

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 123,066. 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.

About

About Arvada...
Population
123,066

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$553,000
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,706
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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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
    182.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    29.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    46.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    356.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,013
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    663.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Arvada

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$106,014
National
$75,149

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