The City of Arvada is the 7th largest city in Colorado with a population of 122,129 as of July 1, 2018. Arvada ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Arvada is located at latitude 39.8337 and longitude -105.1503 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arvada (see map below) encompass a land area of 38.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.62 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,348 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Arvada are located in Jefferson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Adams County.
The City of Arvada (GNIS ID: 2409737) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Arvada is located within Northeast Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Arvada: Arvado, Ralston Point, Ralston Station.
|Population in Households||121,516|
|Population in Familes||100,155|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||613|
|Median Household Income||$77,119|
|Average Household Income||$99,162|
|Per Capita Income||$39,512|
|Total Housing Units||49,427 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||35,894 (72.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||12,561 (25.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||972 ( 2.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$341,066|
|Average Home Value||$379,794|
|Average Household Size||2.51|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.6%|
|Per Capita Income||1.93%|
The table below compares Arvada to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 7||99th|
|Population Density||# 38||92nd|
|Diversity Index||# 189||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 111||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 112||76th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.