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Golden, CO 80401
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Jefferson County
Jeffco at a Glance
Square Miles
773.2
Population
558,532
Median Age
40.4
Households
225,074
Incorporated Cities
Arvada, Bow Mar, Edgewater, Golden, Lakeside, Lakewood, Littleton, Morrison, Mountain View, Superior, Westminster, Wheat Ridge
Unincorporated Communities
Applewood, Aspen Park, Bergen Park, Conifer, Deckers, El Rancho, Evergreen, Genesee, Idledale, Kittredge, Pine Junction, South Jeffco
Labor Force
312,481
Number of Jobs
222,052
Average Wage
$51,255
K-12 Enrollment
83,647


Jefferson County (Jeffco) is located on the western edge of metropolitan Denver and offers a diversified geographical setting, from urban to rural lifestyles, to thriving mountain communities in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Just minutes from downtown Denver, Jefferson County enjoys easy access to all major arterial highways.

An abundance of national, state a local parks and forests throughout the County provide a vast outdoor playground for people to enjoy. Through the Jefferson County Open Space program, over 44,000 acres of land are managed as open space to preserve the County’s unique Rocky Mountain environment for future generations.

Jefferson County has a nationally acclaimed K-12 school district and a highly educated workforce. Residents and businesses have convenient access to higher education institutions such as the Colorado School of Mines, Colorado Christian University, and Arapahoe, Front Range, and Red Rocks Community Colleges.

The County boasts a terrifice base of heritage companies creating world-class technologies and/or products, including Lockheed Martin, MillerCoors, CoorsTek, Terumo BCT, Coleman Company and Pilatus Business Aircraft. Companies in Jefferson County enjoy a pro-business tax climate that is one of the lowest in the U.S. With a friendly business environment and an unmatched quality of life, Jefferson County is a premier business location.

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