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1.69% growth
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0.56% growth
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2.87% growth
Median Property Value
4.89% growth

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The economy of Arvada, CO employs 59,661 people. The economy of Arvada, CO is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Utilities; and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services, which employ respectively 2.28; 1.42; and 1.41 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Arvada, CO are Healthcare & Social Assistance (6,937), Retail trade (6,814), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (5,886), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($128,611), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($71,164), and Utilities ($67,404).

Median household income in Arvada, CO is $69,938. Males in Arvada, CO have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,195. The income inequality of Arvada, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Arvada, CO. In Jefferson County, CO the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 81 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,717. Logan County, CO has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Colorado.


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Arvada, CO is home to a population of 111,658 people, from which 97.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Arvada, CO is composed of 90,004 White residents (80.6%), 16,134 Hispanic residents (14.4%), 2,240 Asian residents (2.01%), 1,656 Two+ residents (1.48%), and 1,036 Black residents (0.93%). The most common foreign languages in Arvada, CO are Spanish (4,497 speakers), Russian (1,026 speakers), and German (578 speakers), but compared to other places, Arvada, CO has a relative high number of Russian (1,026 speakers), German (578 speakers), and Other Slavic (214 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Arvada, CO awarded 105 degrees. The student population of Arvada, CO is skewed towards females, with 1 male students and 104 female students. Most students in Arvada, CO are White (80 and 76.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (14 and 13.3%), Two or more races (5 and 4.76%), and Unknown (3 and 2.86%). The largest universities in Arvada, CO by number of graduates are College of International Esthetics Inc (105 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Arvada, CO are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (105 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The median tuition costs in Arvada, CO are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Arvada, CO is $257,300, which is 1.32 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $245,300 to $257,300, a 4.89% increase. The homeownership rate of Arvada, CO is 73%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Arvada, CO have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Arvada, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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