Living in Wheat Ridge CO

Wheat Ridge embodies the deep roots of a city with a rich history and a strong sense of community. Its central location provides shorts commutes to the majestic Rocky Mountains and all the amenities of the large metropolitan City of Denver, Colorado. With easy access to I-70, you can be skiing, hiking or participating in a wide range of internationally-acclaimed mountain sports in less than an hour. The golden hills of wheat noted by travelers passing along the Overland Trail was how Wheat Ridge was named. As unsuccessful miners returned to the area and began farming the rich, fertile soil, the community began its growth.

Wheat fields were converted to fruit orchards and vegetable fields, attracting buyers from all across the Denver area. Eventually, the fruit and vegetable farming gave way to greenhouses and the largest production of carnations in the world, earning Wheat Ridge the designation of “Carnation City.” Wheat Ridge is a Denver West suburb. The city has a population of approximately 31,500. Wheat Ridge is a relatively young incorporated city with a history based on agriculture. It grew from a popular rest stop for travelers during the Gold Rush of 1859 to a thriving agricultural and suburban community. As real estate and homes for sale rose to provide housing for the Denver workforce, major transportation corridors extending from Denver are keeping pace.

You can view details, listing information and photos of available homes for sale in Wheat Ridge at the bottom of this page.

Cindy Belhumeur, ABR, is ready to help you find your dream home in Wheat Ridge! Home Source Group Residential Real Estate, owned and managed by Cindy Belhumeur, is a full-service Residential Real Estate Brokerage located in Arvada Colorado, just minutes from Wheat Ridge. Her clients are greatly impressed by her personalized service. See Client Reviews.

Cindy has a comprehensive marketing plan and systematic approach to home selling that makes every customer feel like they are her ONLY client! She is a Top Producing Realtor in the Top 1% of Real Estate Brokers in the Denver Metro area. Experience is vital! With over 18 years as a Real Estate Broker and more than 450 homes sold, Cindy brings exceptional knowledge and vision to her clients.  She has a knack for establishing a listing price well above average and getting top price. Check out her recently sold properties.

If you are interested in purchasing a home, Cindy offers comprehensive Residential, New Construction, Relocation and Investment Sales, and Services.  Home buying is not an easy process. You need the help of a seasoned real estate broker. Cindy gets to know her clients and listens to their needs. She is an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) with unique training and experience with First Time Home Buyers, Moving Up Buyers, Retirement Buyers, Empty Nesters, Investors, and Seniors. Home Source Group Residential Real Estate is HUD certified.

After determining your needs, Cindy will analyze MLS listings to identify prospective properties for you. She will also help you determine your price range and assist you with finding the right lender. You can also use the handy mortgage calculator on this website. When you look at houses for sale, you will see the best homes and location for your unique needs. Wheat Ridge area codes are 80033, 80212, 801214 and 80215.

Cindy is very patient with her clients and will spend the time it takes to find the right house for sale.  As new listings, fitting your criteria, go on the market you will be sent emails automatically with photos and information. On your journey to finding a home, you will likely encounter open houses and new construction model homes. It is important to know that the agent at open houses or new construction, work for the seller and the seller’s interest alone. If you ever want to negotiate or initiate a purchase Call Cindy first, she will get you the best deal and will have your best interest represented.

Wheat Ridge Real Estate Guide

If you want to live close to the vibrant life Denver offers, but you want to live in a rural neighborhood, Wheat Ridge is your home. Wheat Ridge elevation is 5,459 feet, just a bit higher than Denver, the Mile High City.  As a suburb of Denver, Wheat Ridge is a vital part of the Denver metro area and Jefferson County Colorado. The Rocky Mountains are only minutes away and easily accessible. Wheat Ridge has experienced substantial population growth and development over the last 40 years and is mostly built out with a combination of residential, commercial and office uses.

Wheat Ridge CO neighborhoods are broad and diverse. Recent zoning changes have allowed for urban agriculture. There has been a resurgence in all parts of the city. City regulations allow homeowners to engage in a range of urban agricultural activities, including growing and selling produce and keeping animals such as bees and chickens.  There are several neighborhoods rapidly appreciating; Lakeside, Kipling, Barths, Fruitdale and Bel Aire lead the pack. For more in-depth information on Wheat Ridge CO areas, click here.

A summary of the three uses permitted in each zoning district are;

Urban Gardens – an urban garden is defined as an area of land formally managed, organized, and maintained by an individual or group of people to grow and harvest food crops and non-food ornamental crops, such as flowers. Typical examples of urban gardens include: • Community gardens, where plots of land are leased for a minimal cost and crops are usually consumed or donated • Market gardens, where crops are sold for profit • Community supported agriculture (CSA), where plants are sold or given for shareholder consumption. Urban gardens are allowed in all zone districts, including residential. Farmers’ Markets – farmers’ markets are allowed in any zone district, except in residential zone districts where the primary use is a single-or two-family home. Farmers’ markets require a business license. Produce Stands – a food stand is a temporary structure where agricultural products such as raw vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, plants, nuts, honey, and eggs are sold. The fresh farm products such as jams and jellies may also be sold from produce stands. Food stands require a business license. Local Farms in Wheat Ridge; Clear Creek Organics, Sweet Ridge Farm, True Roots, Circle Fresh Farms, Five Fridges Farm, Roost Farms, Community Development (CSA)

The City is a part of the Jefferson County School System, nationally recognized for having the highest equivalency test scores in the nation for grades one through twelve. Within the Jefferson County System, Wheat Ridge has one high school, two middle schools, six elementary schools, and six private schools. Families with children need to know what Wheat Ridge education opportunities are available. Wheat Ridge public schools spend $9,727 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18 students per teacher in Wheat Ridge. An excellent source for school ratings is GreatSchools click here. Wheat Ridge Elementary schools have stellar ratings. Prospect Valley scores an impressive 8-out of 10 with Great Schools. Willemore Davis scores a 7, Kullerstrand scores a 6, and Mountain Phoenix scores a 5. For more detailed info click here.

Wheat Ridge High School ranks highest with Great Schools click here. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Wheat Ridge High School is 52 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 46 percent. Wheat Ridge High School is 1 of 35 high schools in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. Rating high schools in Wheat Ridge can be evaluated at click here   You can also check out click here 

Incorporated in 1969, the City continues to work in partnership with its citizens and business community and serves as the home of more than 1,500 companies. Wheatridge is dedicated to the promotion of quality business and land development. Wheat Ridge is proud to be the home of firms like Exempla Lutheran Hospital, Applejack Liquors, King Soopers, Safeway Stores, Integrated Resource Systems, Wheat Ridge Cyclery and other locally owned businesses. City staff and City Council are committed to helping residents “Find it and Buy it in Wheat Ridge.”

Compared to the rest of the country, Wheat Ridge’s cost of living is 27.30% higher than the U.S. average. The cost of living is on par with the entire Denver Metro area. While the cost of living may be a bit above average, job growth has been exceptional.  Jobs have increased by 1.84% over the past year. The average salary in Wheat Ridge is $49,003. The unemployment rate in Wheat Ridge is 4.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%).

The average household size is 2.16 people. 23.29% of people are married, with children. 19.03% have children but are single. The median household income and the median family income is $59,275. The top employers are educational services, health care, and social assistance 21.4%; professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services 12.3%; retail trade (12.1%). The median cost of Wheat Ridge homes is $344,600.

Home appreciation the last ten years has been 25.70%. For the last decade, the Denver Metro has significantly improved its infrastructure which has helped produce a tremendous increase of jobs and better traffic control. Average commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.

Wheat Ridge violent crime rates, on a scale from 1 to 100, is 33. The US average is 31.1. Property crime rates in Wheat Ridge, on a scale from 1 to 100, is 52. The US average is 38.1. The data may indicate a bit higher than average crime, but keep in mind, this is a densely populated metro area. When compared to other large cities, the numbers don’t look that bad. For more info click here

The City maintains 20 developed parks, four lakes and a 250-acre greenbelt and conservation area. A six-and-a-half mile, family-friendly, multi-purpose trail system runs through the greenbelt along Clear Creek and connects the regional trail system on the east and west, and a three-mile crusher trail runs through the conservation area.

A 70,000 square-foot Recreation Center, indoor and outdoor leisure and lap pools, 18 ball fields, eight tennis courts and a fully outfitted playground for the physically challenged serves the needs of a diverse community.

The Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center (formerly Senior/Community Center) offers a healthy and comfortable environment for the 50 and over crowd, providing classes, special activities and social opportunities.

Now Explore All the Latest Homes For Sale in Wheat Ridge CO

New To Site
MLS# 7934270
7777 W 47th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,038 Sqft | Residential
Beautifully updated ranch in Bel Aire's Hillcrest Heights with a large lot and just minutes to Clear Creek Trail! This one is a gem: opened up floor plan with $80, 000 in remodeling between the kitchen and main level bathroom. Enjoy refinis (more...)
RE/MAX Alliance
New To Site
MLS# 2751331
4229 Garrison Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
0.51 Acres | Land
Excellent Investment Opportunity or build your Dream Home * Multiple options to develop this land * Over half acre property zoned R-2 * Horse property * Owner has Engineer Plans to build a Duplex with Drawings, Surveys, Soil Sample (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 6744651
7770 W 38th Avenue 301, Unit 301
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 BR | 2 BA | 954 Sqft | Residential
Get it while it's HOT!! This Wheat Ridge condo is everything you and #x2019;ve been looking for and more! Featuring beautiful hardwoods, built in bar, a large master suite with walk in closet, another large bedroom and an additional bath (more...)
Real Home CO
Open House Jan 25th
MLS# 9805978
3610 Parfet Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,454 Sqft | Residential
You don't want to miss this one! This home has been partially updated with a nice open kitchen with a dining room! The kitchen back door opens to a wonderful trex deck for entertaining! The yard has an oversized lot with sprinkler syste (more...)
The Ridgewood Company, LLC
New To Site
MLS# 5985508
3475 Ward Road
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,973 Sqft | Residential
Located in Applewood, this tastefully updated brick multi-level home is move-in ready! Lots of sun and open feeling family room with vaulted ceiling. Completely remodeled, the main floor boasts an updated kitchen with newer cabinetry, sl (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 7349299
24 Rangeview Drive
Wheat Ridge, CO 80215
5 BR | 2 BA | 2,822 Sqft | Residential
Beautiful ranch style home in desirable Paramount Heights * Situated on a 19, 123 square foot lot with stunning west facing view * The open and inviting floor plan features hardwood floors, a wood burning fireplace, a large enclosed b (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 7277387
5880 W 37th Place
Wheat Ridge, CO 80212
4 BR | 5 BA | 4,132 Sqft | Residential
4 bed, 5 bath luxury single family home on 1 / 4 acre lot in a quiet neighborhood minutes from downtown Denver. Entertainment ready with luxury kitchen, custom cabinets, walk-in pantry with cabinetry, huge outdoor patio with fire pit lo (more...)
MODUS Real Estate
New To Site
MLS# 8984066
7867 W 38th Avenue 7 & 8, Unit 7 & 8
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2,122 Sqft | Commercial Sale
Compass - Denver
New To Site
MLS# 8380475
3911 Simms Court
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
4 BR | 3 BA | 3,930 Sqft | Residential
Beautiful Neighborhood! The foyer opens to the large formal living and dining rooms that feature new carpet. There is a main floor bedroom / study great for guests. The updated 1 / 2 bathroom could be converted back to a 3 / 4 bathroom. You (more...)
New To Site
MLS# 3968646
2816 Benton Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80214
6 BR | 3 BA | 1,490 Sqft | Residential
This is an incredible opportunity for the perfect buyer! Remodeled and updated home with a 4 BD, 2 BA house in the front and an adorable carriage house in the back with 2 BD, 1 BA (with it's OWN kitchen and laundry features)! Set in an a (more...)
LUX. Denver LLC
New To Site
MLS# 3696430
3500 Gray Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80212
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,885 Sqft | Residential
This beautifully remodeled ranch home located within 1 mile from the Tennyson district, Sloans Lake, Edgewater, Lakeside and the public library. Panaroma Park with lighted tennis courts is only steps away. This home boasts an updated kit (more...)
HomeSmart Cherry Creek
New To Site
MLS# 5606369
11890 W 38th Place
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
5 BR | 5 BA | 5,292 Sqft | Residential
Tucked in the coveted Fireside at Applewood community, this luxury home is sure to impress. With a new roof, whole yard professional landscaping, patio, custom sound wiring on main floor and backyard, partially finished basement, and (more...)
Redfin Corporation
New To Site
MLS# 4595145
4600 Otis Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,226 Sqft | Residential
Welcome home to this turnkey remodeled ranch in Wheat Ridge. Recently redone top to bottom with an open modern floorplan for easy living. Bright and fresh color palette with beautiful solid oak floors. Location is perfect as you are minutes (more...)
MLS# 7656784
6380 W 39th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
4 BR | 4 BA | 3,183 Sqft | Residential
Come home to this gorgeous, modern 2 story home. Boasting over 3, 000 square feet, a spacious, open floor plan, and vaulted ceilings that warm the space with large windows and tons of natural light. New carpet and newly refinished hardw (more...)
Your Castle Real Estate Inc
MLS# 2458688
5750 W 32nd Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80212
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,171 Sqft | Residential
Enjoy urban living, free from HOA, in this beautifully updated home in the heart of Denver. Blocks away from the Tennyson shops, bars and restaurants, this well-appointed home is a true gem in the city. Fall in love with the spa-inspire (more...)
Keller Williams Preferred Realty
MLS# 3159718
3900 Upham
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
3 BR | 1 BA | 2,266 Sqft | Residential
Huge lot, and in great shape. This property is currently rented on a month-to-month basis. It is a perfect investment property, or for a new homeowner. and #xD; and #xA; and #xD; and #xA;The city has expressed interest in rezoning this t (more...)
Denver Realty Group
MLS# 4293047
3920 Upham Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
3 BR | 1 BA | 2,395 Sqft | Residential
Huge lot, and in great shape. This property is currently rented on a month-to-month basis. It is a perfect investment property, or for a new homeowner. and #xD; and #xA; and #xD; and #xA;The city has expressed interest in rezoning this t (more...)
Denver Realty Group
MLS# 7257577
3400 Kipling Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,784 Sqft | Residential
This home has been completely updated. New windows, New flooring, New Appliances, New Doors, New cabinets, New Granite countertops, New garage doors, New Concrete, New electrical system, New heater, New Air Conditioner, New Paint (more...)
MB World Class Real Estate LLC
MLS# 6221533
4535 Wadsworth Boulevard
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
18,352 Sqft | Commercial Sale
Impeccably rare maintained attractive church in Wheat Ridge! Complete with an efficient solar system (seller owned equipment). Many allowable uses including schools, group home etc. The new alignment of Wadsworth will improve ingress and (more...)
MB Marston and Blue
MLS# 7914350
11920 W 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
5 BR | 4 BA | 4,254 Sqft | Residential
MLS# 3685660
9340 W. 49th Avenue 210, Unit 210
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,000 Sqft | Residential
Updated Condo at 49th and Garrison! One of the largest in the complex. 2 Bedrooms and 2 1 / 2 Baths! Maple Cabinets, Granite counters and SS appliances. Quiet End unit with pond views from patio and Master. Great storage / Pantry under st (more...)
Gardner Realty
MLS# 3901135
4320 Otis Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,717 Sqft | Residential
Cozy ranch home with large tree for shade * 3 Bedrooms * Full bath and 3 / 4 Bath, both being remodeled * New painted walls * Large Dining Room * Family Room * New Carpet in bedrooms, Livingroom and hallway! * Approx one year old refrig (more...)
MB Ferguson & Company
MLS# 3407397
2913 Sheridan Boulevard
Wheat Ridge, CO 80214
2 BR | 1 BA | 680 Sqft | Residential
Cheapest house in Wheat Ridge, home has been updated and is currently being used as a rental. Add to the renovation or scrap and build your dream home.
Signature Real Estate Corp.
MLS# 8789729
7822 W 43rd Circle
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,566 Sqft | Residential
One of our most popular plans, the Paramount! This home features a gorgeous open floor plan with an expansive living area and kitchen. The master bedroom features peaked ceilings and a massive walk in closet. Entertaining is a breeze in (more...)
MLS# 2653200
3625 Reed Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
3 BR | 1 BA | 996 Sqft | Residential
Beautiful Time Capsule Preserved Brick Ranch in the Heart Of Fabulous Wheat Ridge. Just Steps from Right Coast Pizza, Clancy's and Colorado Plus Brewery. 3 Beds and 1 Full Bath, All on the Same Floor. Open Sun-lit Living Room With An (more...)
Keller Williams Realty Urban Elite
MLS# 7838688
2915 Sheridan Boulevard
Wheat Ridge, CO 80214
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,390 Sqft | Residential
Beautiful Remodeled Ranch home located mins from Solans Lake. This home features 4 Beds 2 Baths with refinished hardwood floors throughout the main level and new white shaker kitchen cabinets with quartz countertops, sleek high end stainle (more...)
Signature Real Estate Corp.
MLS# 7601518
6015 W 32nd Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
5 BR | 5 BA | 3,910 Sqft | Residential
Stunning Mountain and City Views!!! 9, 000 square foot lot. Located moments to Sloan's Lake, Highlands, Downtown. This home was built in 2016 with thoughtful and seamless attention to detail. This home boasts of natural light, an ope (more...)
MLS# 3469570
6301 W 44th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
1.18 Acres | Land
Get a piece of the redevelopment that is sweeping Wheat Ridge! The Highlands is moving west but prices haven and #x2019;t caught up yet. Great possibilities with this redevelopment, owner- user, long-term income and appreciative value opp (more...)
Keller Williams Advantage Realty LLC
MLS# 4000756
12082 W 36th Place
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,798 Sqft | Residential
Wonderful home in a quiet cul-de-sac that has been fully permitted. Easy access to I-70 and new shops and restaurants in Applewood! Completely remodeled with new hardwood flooring, kitchen all new with quartz counters, new cabinets, ti (more...)
MLS# 4199168
5830 W 39th Place
Wheat Ridge, CO 80212
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,626 Sqft | Residential
SELLER WILL OFFER TO BUYER UP TO $5000.00 IN SELLER PAID CONCESSIONS WITH A FULL PRICE OFFER! Contemporary and spacious 2 bedroom / 3 bath townhome, in a quiet enclave community. Main floor has large living room that flows into eat-in k (more...)
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