Westminster has the 191st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Westminster is part of the Denver metro area. Unemployment in the Denver area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Denver has the 18th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Westminster is above average at $54,450, and the median cost of a home in Westminster is $225,300, which is above the national average. 34% of workers in Westminster hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Westminster. 77% of Westminster workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 12% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Westminster spend an average of 27 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.