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Arvada by the Numbers

Arvada is a beautiful community located just northwest of Denver, the Mile High City.  Established in 1870, Arvada enjoys a rich history, quiet tree-lined neighborhoods, and a robust mix of business.  Arvada retains its small-town feel even with its estimated population of 113,326.  Arvada’s diverse economic base, highly educated workforce, low crime rate, and superb quality of life have helped shape our community into one of the most attractive and competitive cities in the Centennial State.

Here are a few other interesting facts about Arvada, Colorado:

10

Number of minutes for any Arvada resident to walk to the nearest park

1870

Year Arvada was established

29

Miles to Denver International Airport

1947

Year of first King Soopers, its home was in Olde Town Arvada

8

Number of fire stations within city limits

135

$135 million, the amount Arvada residents spend annually in property and building improvements

2016

Estimated completion year for the RTD Gold Line that will pass through Arvada

3

Skate park facilities within city limits

23,000

Number of acres Arvada’s land encompasses

90

Number of parks within city limits

350,000

Guests who visit the Arvada Center annually

9

Now the home (9News) for local co-anchorperson, Kim Christensen, Arvada West High School graduate

40.5

Median age of residents

230

Miles of trails and bike lanes in and surrounding Aravada

7

Number of Arvada City Council Members