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Where is Jefferson County, Colorado?

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Jefferson County is a county equivalent area found in Colorado, USA. The county government of Jefferson is found in the county seat of Golden.

With a total 2,004.73 sq. km of land and water area, Jefferson County, Colorado is the 1227th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 558,503 people, Jefferson County has a total 231496 households earning 68984 on average per year.

Jefferson County, Colorado - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 8059
Area Codes 303
Time Zone MST
Major Cities Denver (population: 170,239), Littleton (population: 125,559), Arvada (population: 124,718), Golden (population: 58,763), Broomfield (population: 30,718), Wheat Ridge (population: 24,453), Evergreen (population: 24,159), Morrison (population: 15,453), Conifer (population: 8,523), Pine (population: 3,323)
Land Area 215,639 sq miles
Water Area 764 sq miles
Household Income $68,984
Housing Units 231,496
Median Home Value $262,400
High School Grads 94% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 41% of population
Retail Spending $13,782 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $960,467 per capita
Universities and Colleges Red Rocks Community College, Colorado School of Mines

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.