Golden, Colorado is one of the most famous small towns in America. Its population is just over 20,000 but millions have heard about it through the advertising of the Coors Brewing Company, which is based in the city of Golden.
In recent years, this western suburb of Denver has started to make a name for itself outside of popular beer commercials. More and more home shoppers are deciding that living in Golden CO is their top choice.
To find out if Golden is right for you, skip down to our listings for all the current homes for sale in Golden, or learn more about the unique aspects of this amazing little town with a big reputation.
Why Move to Golden CO?
With the Rockies always sitting on the horizon and a burbling mountain stream running through the center of town, it’s not hard to see why so many are attracted to the idyllic western setting of Golden.
The appeal has been so strong that the city’s population has increased by more than 50% since 2000. But, the influx of new people hasn’t compromised the authentic character of Golden at all.
In 2015, Golden CO was named one of the Top 100 Best Small Towns in America by Livability.
The top three advantages to living in Golden CO are:
- Proximity to the Rockies and year-round outdoor activities at favorite local spots like Lookout Mountain and Clear Creek Canyon
- The pretty, historic, and authentically western downtown area
- Friendly, outgoing neighbors
If you’re thinking about relocating, there’s a lot more you need to know about Golden before making a choice. Home Source Group’s Owner and Managing Broker Cindy Belhumeur is an Accredited Buyer’s Representative specializing in Golden CO real estate.
Contact Cindy for expert street-level analysis on the local housing market. Cindy provides one-on-one advice to help you reach your personal real estate goals.
Here’s some more information about Golden to help you on your home search.
Golden is a part of Jeffco Public Schools. According to average class size and standardized test scores, Jeffco rates as an above average district.
In Golden, parents will be glad to find several top-rated elementary schools. Coal Creek Canyon K-8, Fairmount Elementary, and Mitchell Elementary are three area schools that have earned a 10 out of 10 rating from greatschools.org.
Median home price: $462,000
30-year fixed mortgage rates: 3.6%
Average home value appreciation (last 10 years): 25%
Median resident age: approximately 30 years old
Average commute time: 22 minutes
Public transit: the West Rail Line offers light rail access to downtown Denver
Whether you’re relocating from another state or just moving down the street, Cindy Belhumeur is your expert on buying a home and living in Golden Colorado.
Cindy will get to know your real estate goals and work hard to ensure you accomplish all of them without putting stress on you or your budget.
To start your home search, check out up to date listings of homes for sale in Golden: