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
$545,000
MLS# 5064677
Active (List Price)
3030 Jay St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80214
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,612 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Lovely original brick ranch home on over 1 / 3 acre features 3 bedroom and 2 baths. Most of the flooring in this fixer upper is hardwood under the carpet. Huge backyard and front side yard. Oversized 3 car detached garage.
LIV Sotheby's International Realty
New To Site
$179,900
MLS# 3816058
Active (List Price)
7801 W 35th Ave, Unit 8
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
1 BR | 1 BA | 735 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Are you 55 yrs or older and looking for the perfect condo, in a great building, and in one of the best locations ever! Then look no more! Come see this adorable updated condo in a safe, friendly environment w secure entrances, club room, (more...)
RE/MAX 100 INC.
New To Site
$640,000
MLS# 2338078
Active
4000 Jay St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2,989 Sqft | Income
Fully stabilized 3-plex, on a large lot. Each unit has private entrance / exit. 5 total garage spots. 3 spots included in leases to units 4000 and 4002 Jay St. 2 detached garage spots independently leased by Management.
Brockman Group LLC
New To Site
$369,000
MLS# 6838233
Active (List Price)
4570 Hoyt St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
4 BR | 2 BA | 2,508 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Great half duplex available in Bel Aire neighborhood! Home includes 4 bedrooms (Basement bedroom is non-conforming), 2 full bathrooms and a finished basement with a fireplace. Home comes with spacious living room, first-floor laundry, eat-i (more...)
VanWest Real Estate Group, LLC
New To Site
$520,000
MLS# 1994412
Active (List Price)
4485 Yarrow St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,467 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Great home in desirable neighborhood! True ranch style with no stairs and a 3 car attached garage! 1948 character blended with tasteful updates. Hardwood floors, cove ceilings, 3 bedrooms plus an office or flex space, and 2 full baths. The (more...)
West and Main Homes Inc
New To Site
$395,000
MLS# 8183400
Active (List Price)
4324 Quail St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,533 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Desirable ranch in the popular Parkside Patio Homes subdivision tucked back in a quiet well maintained community in Wheat Ridge. Walk in and be greeted by a light and bright kitchen with hardwood floors, beautiful wood cabinets and a pass-t (more...)
AVENUES UNLIMITED
New To Site
$244,000
MLS# 9042467
Active (List Price)
10251 W 44th Ave, Unit 2-107
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,178 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Light and bright 1st floor unit. 2 bedroom, 2 full bath home in quiet Ptarmigan Condos. Large covered patio. Master bedroom has walk-in closet and master bath has soaker tub. Washer and dryer included. Tons of storage. Easy access to the mo (more...)
COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL 54
New To Site
$550,000
MLS# 5379741
Active (List Price)
4015 Lee Cir
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 BR | 3 BA | 2,644 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome to Cambridge Park, a gated patio home community in Applewood! This beautiful ranch style patio home has been well maintained and has an excellent floor plan with vaulted ceilings and spacious rooms! The living room has a cozy gas fi (more...)
RE/MAX ALLIANCE
Reduced
$300,000
MLS# 3858458
Active (List Price)
4676 Dover St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 BR | 2 BA | 952 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Great ranch with fixer-upper / income potential. This 2BD / 2BA home located about 20 minutes from Downtown Denver. New carpet and paint. Wood flooring has been sanded. Large master bedroom and bathroom with large jetted tub. Big backyard (more...)
MB THE LEICHT SOURCE REALTY LLC
New To Site
$315,000
MLS# 4798646
Active (List Price)
9780 W 41st Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 BR | 1 BA | 893 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Open House 10 / 19 / 19 from 11am-5pm. Updated half duplex near Anderson Park and Clear Creek Trail System. Updated, eat-in kitchen with solid stone counters, newer cabinets, tile floor, and newer black appliances. Updated full bathroom (more...)
Keller Williams Realty Urban Elite
New To Site
$415,000
MLS# 5664332
Active (List Price)
4460 Harlan Ct
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,514 Sqft | Detached Single Family
This is the one you've been waiting for * This spectacular home is updated and move in ready * Open floor plan concept with tons of natural light flooding in * Kitchen updates include quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances (more...)
Your Castle Real Estate Inc
New To Site
$645,000
MLS# 9346529
Active (List Price)
24 Rangeview Dr
Wheat Ridge, CO 80215
5 BR | 3 BA | 2,822 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Beautiful ranch style home in desirable Paramount Heights * Situated on a 19,123 square foot lot with beautiful west facing view * The open and inviting floor plan features hardwood floors, a wood burning fireplace, a large enclosed bac (more...)
DENVER HOMES
New To Site
$479,900
MLS# 4199168
Active (List Price)
5830 W 39th Pl
Wheat Ridge, CO 80212
2 BR | 3 BA | 1,626 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Contemporary and spacious 2 bedroom / 3 bath townhome, in a quiet enclave community. Main floor has large living room that flows into eat-in kitchen. Kitchen has all stainless steel appliances, white quartz countertops, large center is (more...)
LAUREATE LTD
New To Site
$399,900
MLS# 8765538
Active (List Price)
3501 Sheridan Blvd
Wheat Ridge, CO 80212
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,322 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Beautifully finished hardwood floors, stainless appliances,gas range, newer paint, 3 bedrooms PLUS study. Updated throughout. Light and open. Enclosed rear porch, can be garden room or storage. Large patio and private backyard, completely f (more...)
Equity Colorado
New To Site
$250,000
MLS# 8585550
Active (List Price)
10251 W 44th Ave, Unit 7-204
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 BR | 2 BA | 1,065 Sqft | Attached Single Family
This condo has one of the best placements in the complex! This second floor unit faces towards the open space / park. Perfect for a quiet evening on your balcony. The unit is also situated close to the parking for added convenience bringin (more...)
W Property Brokers
Reduced
$625,000
MLS# 8281672
Active (List Price)
6360 W 30th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80214
3 BR | 3 BA | 3,716 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Gorgeous Ranch Style Home with Finished Walk-Out Basement in Highly Desirable Location! This open floorplan has designer finishes throughout and shows like a model home. 3,716 Finished SF, 3 Beds, 3 Baths, Study, 2-Car Attached Garage, Ha (more...)
Valor Real Estate, LLC
New To Site
$300,000
MLS# 2375226
Active (List Price)
4695 Parfet St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
0.50 Acres | Land
Beautiful land site for custom home in the Applewood Village. Mountain views, horse property zoned for 2 horses, serene rural living in the city. Short drive to Downtown Denver. Minutes away from Crown Hill Lake park. Several million-dolla (more...)
STELLAR PROPERTIES
New To Site
$500,000
MLS# 6585657
Active (List Price)
2922 Ames St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80214
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,770 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Looking for a home full of sunshine? You found it! European flair throughout combined with modern clean finish details throughout. Southern light galore! Full renovation with attention to detail. Entertainment space on mn level is open to (more...)
Compass - Denver
Reduced
$489,900
MLS# 8550096
Active (List Price)
3375 Wright St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
5 BR | 3 BA | 2,578 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Gorgeous applewood ranch style home. Large back yard with mature trees. 5 bed 3 bath home with updated bathrooms and a 1 / 2 bath in the master bedroom. Applewood is such a wonderful neighborhood with walking trails and mature trees super c (more...)
Vision Real Estate Llc
Reduced
$385,000
MLS# 4278133
Active (List Price)
7550 W 34th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,415 Sqft | Detached Single Family
This Charming 3 bed / 2 bath well maintained Home is an incredible home buyer opportunity! It is in the heart of a fantastic city. Featuring Wood floors through-out, new interior paint, Granite counter tops, SS appliances, and breakfast (more...)
SELLSTATE ACE REALTY
New To Site
$230,000
MLS# 3549047
Active (List Price)
5061 Garrison St, Unit 201G
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 BR | 2 BA | 858 Sqft | Attached Single Family
This Wheat Ridge two-story offers a deck, hardwood flooring, a kitchen breakfast bar, and vaulted ceilings in the master suite. The monthly HOA dues cover the water, sewer, and trash bill.
Opendoor Brokerage LLC
Reduced
$698,500
MLS# 5972759
Active (List Price)
6380 W 39th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
4 BR | 4 BA | 3,183 Sqft | Detached Single Family
* * Showings start 10 / 5 / 19 * * 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. Ne (more...)
Your Castle Real Estate Inc
$590,000
MLS# 3484498
Active
3642 Allison St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,998 Sqft | Income
Large two bedroom and one bath units. Washer and dryer in units. Room to raise rents. Separately metered for gas and electric.
Nexus Commercial Realty LLC
$346,000
MLS# 8393512
Active (List Price)
3338 Depew St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80212
2 BR | 1 BA | 1,119 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Amazing opportunity to on an income producing property just minutes from it all! This is a unique property in a great Wheat Ridge location near Sloans Lake, Edgewater and the Highlands. The sale consists of two bed + 1 bath home with newer (more...)
Atlas Real Estate Group
Reduced
$665,000
MLS# 5313867
Active (List Price)
12310 W 38th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
3 BR | 2 BA | 3,206 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Stunning ranch NOT right on 38th! Private drive to spacious house, tucked off the main drag. Plenty of parking and room for RV. Beautiful mature landscaping and spacious serene yard perfect for entertaining. Designer kitchen updated wit (more...)
Elevate Real Estate
$548,500
MLS# 3188105
Active
8400 W 46th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,226 Sqft | Income
Here’s the little piece of country heaven you’ve been looking for! This unique two-story is nestled in a quiet neighborhood backing to trails, but close to Olde Town Arvada, “G” line light rail, and tons of other ame (more...)
RE/MAX ALLIANCE
$548,500
MLS# 4896040
Active (List Price)
8400 W 46th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,226 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Here’s the little piece of country heaven you’ve been looking for! This unique two-story is nestled in a quiet neighborhood backing to trails, but close to Olde Town Arvada. The “G” line light rail, and tons of other (more...)
RE/MAX ALLIANCE
Reduced
$195,000
MLS# 2946129
Active (List Price)
5700 W 28th Ave, Unit #1
Wheat Ridge, CO 80214
2 BR | 1 BA | 870 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Super cute and very affordable ground level condominium. Nice open floorplan. New Paint and Carpet throughout! Newer Washer and Dryer in the unit. The exterior of the complex is being refurbished and the special assessment to pay for that h (more...)
Harvey Park Realty LLC
Reduced
$214,500
MLS# 5668404
Active (List Price)
7780 W 38th Ave, Unit 306
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
2 BR | 2 BA | 954 Sqft | Attached Single Family
Great Wheat Ridge location, beautiful spacious remodeled condo. New carpet, new paint, new flooring, new cabinets, new countertops. New tile in bathroom. Updated electrical and lights. New stainless steel appliances. All new 6 panel white d (more...)
RE/MAX 100 INC.
Reduced
$365,000
MLS# 5560577
Active (List Price)
2641 Gray St
Wheat Ridge, CO 80214
2 BR | 1 BA | 864 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Beautiful well maintained ranch home in very desirable Edgewater. Enter the house into the living room and notice the newly refinished hardwood floors and fresh paint throughout. The home boasts a cozy kitchen with all appliances included (more...)
COLORADO REALTY GROUP
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