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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 8.1% 6.9% +1.2% $10,000 to $14,999 5.6% 5.0% +0.6% $15,000 to $19,999 6.9% 5.2% +1.7% $20,000 to $24,999 6.8% 6.0% +0.8% $25,000 to $29,999 8.9% 6.2% +2.7% $30,000 to $34,999 8.0% 6.4% +1.6% $35,000 to $39,999 7.0% 6.0% +1.0% $40,000 to $44,999 5.8% 5.9% -0.1% $45,000 to $49,999 5.7% 5.1% +0.6% $50,000 to $59,999 9.2% 9.8% -0.6% $60,000 to $74,999 10.8% 11.4% -0.6% $75,000 to $99,999 8.9% 11.9% -3.0% $100,000 to $124,999 4.3% 6.1% -1.8% $125,000 to $149,999 1.8% 3.0% -1.2% $150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 2.6% -1.0% $200,000 or more 0.9% 2.6% -1.7%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 3.8% 4.9% -1.1% 10.0% to 14.9% 10.5% 10.3% +0.2% 15.0% to 19.9% 13.5% 14.7% -1.2% 20.0% to 24.9% 14.1% 14.1% +0.0% 25.0% to 29.9% 12.8% 12.1% +0.7% 30.0% to 34.9% 9.9% 8.3% +1.6% 35.0% to 39.9% 4.5% 5.7% -1.2% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.7% 7.2% -0.5% 50.0% or more 19.9% 17.4% +2.5% Not computed 4.1% 5.2% -1.1%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 9.6% 16.2% -6.6% 25 to 34 years 22.3% 30.7% -8.4% 35 to 44 years 22.6% 22.1% +0.5% 45 to 54 years 16.4% 14.3% +2.1% 55 to 64 years 9.5% 6.5% +3.0% 65 to 74 years 7.1% 4.4% +2.7% 75 to 84 years 8.7% 3.9% +4.8% 85 years and over 4.0% 2.0% +2.0%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 39.8% 37.8% +2.0% 30 to 44 minutes 28.3% 26.3% +2.0% 45 to 59 minutes 12.2% 13.3% -1.1% 60 or more minutes 19.7% 22.6% -2.9%
Source: 2000 Census
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Tired of living in a town that offers as much heritage as a mime does conversation? Sick of $50 tolls and daily layovers in Des Moines? Rent an apartment in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, and live in a city of “Deep Roots. Short Commutes.” Not only does this fine city offer history and zero life-draining commutes, but it’s also home to great schools, parks, community events, and excellent enchiladas. Whether you’re looking for a city with culture or you just want to cut back on your current globetrotting commute, you’ll love living in Wheat Ridge. Because getting to work on time shouldn’t involve planes, trains, and automobiles.
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Want to cut back on the rent? Find a roommate and offer your opinion on weekly cheesecake night over a meal at Purple Ginger Asian Fusion. Why not split the rent three ways? Locate a second roommate and sing a duet of Wham’s “Last Christmas” at the holiday lighting celebration. Start looking for an apartment in Wheat Ridge by checking out some of the rentals listed below. So how much to apartments here go for? Refer to the rent table to see the latest prices on one, two, and three bedroom apartments. And make sure that you read some Dickens (and Archie comics) at Wheat Ridge Library.
Blue Skies and High Fives
San Diego and Miami Beach are great cities and all, but they just don’t compare with Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Sure, you’ll probably catch a better wave in these coastal cities, but Wheat Ridge offers more blue-sky days per year (and less chance of jellyfish stings). While Wheat Ridge offers an abundance of sunny days, its population is anything but teeming. This city has a population of just over 30,000. You’ll have plenty of new friends to add to your social network, but not so many your inbox explodes with “upcoming birthday” messages. Should you desire social-media-overload, you’ll find plenty of new contacts in nearby Denver. Rent one of Wheat Ridge’s amazing apartments and enjoy the weather. Beat that, SoCal.
Wheat Ridge Reading and Writing
Did you know that, at one time, Wheat Ridge was the largest producer of carnations in the entire world? You and your family will learn about the flower industry and other fun subjects at the city’s great schools. Jeffco Public Schools, the largest school district in the state of Colorado, serves the public education needs of Wheat Ridge, with six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. The district’s motto is “Building Bright Futures.” You can be sure your child receives a solid education in the district and goes on to lead a promising future, whether it be as a robot designer or flying car mechanic. Nearby schools, such as Regis University and Red Rocks Community College are great choices if you or your kids wish to pursue higher education without giving up weekly chutes and ladders night. Ensure a bright future for you and your family and rent an apartment in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.
Festivals, Fitness, and Fun
Once you see all that Wheat Ridge has to offer in terms of recreation and community events, you’ll wonder how you were able to survive with nothing but karaoke night in your current city. The City of Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation Department offers enough recreational facilities and programs to more than make up for countless hours listening to strangers ruin your favorite songs. Whether you’re playing in one of 20 developed parks, swimming at the Recreation Center, or taking a hike on the city’s multi-purpose trail system, you’ll be getting fit and having fun in Wheat Ridge. Enjoy singers with actual voice training and plenty more entertainment at the Carnation Festival. This annual event, established in 1969, features live music, two nights of fireworks, a chili cook-off, a beer garden, and more. Whatever your thrill, you’ll have a blast in Wheat Ridge. At the very least you’ll never have to cringe at the sound of some “spirited” person singing “Livin’ on a Prayer” again.
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Does Wheat Ridge have any famous museums or exhibitions?
The sole museum in Wheat Ridge is the Sod House Museum. The shining jewel of Wheat Ridge Historical Park, the Sod House Museum was built prior to 1864. In those days sod houses became a popular alternative to traditional homes as lumber and brick were scarce. Furnished with an 1860s prairie style aesthetic on the inside, this historic building is a great example of the sod houses that once dominated the plains.
What kinds of outdoor activities are either in or around Wheat Ridge?
Surrounded by nearly endless amounts of forest to the west, there is no shortage of outdoor activities to do in Wheat Ridge. Skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating in the winter turn into camping, hiking, and mountain biking in the summer. The lakes offer boating, swimming, sunbathing, and fishing. Fly fishing is also a popular pastime in this area.
Is the cost of living in Wheat Ridge higher relative to surrounding areas or other cities?
Compared to the rest of the county, the cost of living in Wheat Ridge is 1 percent lower than the US average. To the east, Lakeside is 35 percent cheaper than Wheat Ridge and Mountain View is 3 percent cheaper. Denver to the southeast, however, is 4 percent more expensive than Wheat Ridge. Edgewood just to the south is 3 percent cheaper than Wheat Ridge while Lakewood, farther south, is 5 percent cheaper than Wheat Ridge. And Arvada, to the northwest, is 1 percent cheaper than Wheat Ridge. Therefore, the cost of living in Wheat Ridge is higher relative to most surrounding towns.
What kinds of job opportunities are available in Wheat Ridge?
Primarily a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers, most Wheat Ridge workers are employed by a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Office and administrative support (20 percent), sales jobs (10 percent) and management occupations (8 percent) are all popular in Wheat Ridge. The top six industries in which Wheat Ridge's employed resident work are retail (13 percent), construction (9 percent), healthcare (9 percent), manufacturing (9 percent), professional, scientific, and technical services (7 percent), and education (7 percent). Major employers include Exempla Healthcare, Rocky Mountain Bottle Company, and UTI Star Guide Corp.
Is Wheat Ridge a good place for younger people?
Wheat Ridge is a good place for young people, especially outdoorsy ones. With a population of about 33,000, Wheat Ridge is on the smaller side, which means that it doesn't offer much in the way of nightlife within the city limits. However, its proximity to Denver--which lies just about 20 minutes southeast of Wheat Ridge--ensures that it has its fair share of people in their 20s and 30s. With ample hiking, camping, and mountain biking opportunities in summer and skiing, snowboarding, and sledding in the winter, Wheat Ridge is an excellent place for active younger people.