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Golden, Colorado

The City of Golden is a home rule municipality that is the county seat of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Golden lies along Clear Creek at the eastern edge of the foothills of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Founded during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush and platted on June 16, 1859, the mining camp was originally named Golden City in honor of Thomas L. Golden. Golden City served as the capital of the extralegal Territory of Jefferson from 1860 to 1861, and capital of the Territory of Colorado from 1862 to 1867. In 1867, the territorial capital was moved about east to Denver City. Golden is now a suburb of its former mining camp rival. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the city population was 17,366 in 2005. The Colorado School of Mines, offering programs in engineering and science is located in Golden. Also there are the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Coors Brewing Company, and the Colorado Railroad Museum. It is the birthplace of the...more

Golden Careers

Among the most common occupations in Golden are Management, professional, and related occupations, 44%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 11%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in Golden, Colorado work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Golden Industries

The leading industries in Golden, Colorado are Educational, health and social services, 19%; Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 16%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Golden job listings indicate that the following industries in Golden are hiring the most workers:

Golden Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Golden, Colorado is $37,118, and the median income of households in Golden was $49,115.

Average Salaries in Golden, CO

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According to our Golden Trends data, the number of Golden, Colorado jobs has decreased by 2% since October 2013.
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Golden Employment Statistics

Population of Golden
Total population 17,159
Male 54.60%
Female 45.40%
Median age 32.8
Golden Housing
Owner-occupied homes 61.6%
Median cost of a home $198,300
Median mortgage payment $1,015
Renter-occupied homes 38.4%
Vacant housing 3.8%
Median monthly rent $649
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $41,822
Median for all female full-time $32,413
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 14%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6%
High school graduate 17%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 28%
Graduate degree 18%
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 49%
Separated 1%
Widowed 3%
Divorced 12%
White 93%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 3%
Other 3%
Golden Commute
Carpool 9.5%
Public transportation 3.7%
Average travel time 23 minutes