Golden, CO 80401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 80401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Golden, CO 80401

Acceptable Alternative
Evergreen, CO 80401
Lakewood, CO 80401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,776
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,797
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,252
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.713, Longitude -105.23
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Golden, CO 80401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,889
Population in Households 39,223
Population in Familes 28,974
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,666
Population Density1 731
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 17,119
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 10,325
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,955 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,593 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,526 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 836 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $414,135
Average Home Value $450,054


Median Household Income $72,010
Average Household Income $105,717
Per Capita Income $44,549
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.92%
Households 0.74% 1.02%
Families 0.63% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Golden, CO 80401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 80401 to the other 504 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 25 95th
Population Density1 # 126 75th
Diversity Index2 # 300 41st
Median Household Income # 101 80th
Per Capita Income # 64 88th

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