wheat ridge Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 692 3.6 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 5,747 29.8 % 32.8 %
Some College 5,063 26.3 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 5,093 26.4 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 2,690 13.9 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 17,009 88.2 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 6,538 33.9 % 33.9 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 30,655 - -
19 years old and under 6,177 20.2 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 10,201 33.3 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 8,573 28.0 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 5,704 18.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 25,961 91.5 % 84.8 %
Spanish 2,352 8.3 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 73 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 3,539 29.0 % 33.2 %
Married 5,754 47.2 % 50.6 %
Separated 334 2.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 2,558 21.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 14,787 - -
Occupied Housing Units 13,895 94.0 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 892 6.0 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 8,148 55.1 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 1,618 10.9 % 5.8 %
2-Units 482 3.3 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 838 5.7 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 951 6.4 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 1,028 7.0 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 1,703 11.5 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 19 0.1 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 608 4.1 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,261 8.5 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,334 15.8 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,782 18.8 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 6,174 41.8 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,030 7.0 % 13.1 %
Electric 2,398 16.2 % 32.8 %
Natural Gas 10,986 74.3 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 172 1.2 % 4.2 %
Coal 22 0.1 % 0.1 %
Wood 18 0.1 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 111 0.8 % 0.4 %
None 188 1.3 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 28,356 94.9 % 75.7 %
African-American 64 0.2 % 13.1 %
Native American 311 1.0 % 0.8 %
Asian 477 1.6 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 662 2.2 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 49,003 53,657
Median Family Income 62,824 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 29,798 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 75.00 %
  • Temperature 86.26 ℉
  • Rainfall 1.62 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.23
    [CDD] 7.6
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.09 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com