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Wheat Ridge, CO Overview

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Wheat Ridge has the 991st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Wheat Ridge 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 Wheat Ridge is above average at $54,450, and the median cost of a home in Wheat Ridge is $242,600, which is above the national average. 33% of workers in Wheat Ridge hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Wheat Ridge. 78% of Wheat Ridge workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Wheat Ridge spend an average of 24 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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