Wheat Ridge is a city located in Jefferson County Colorado. Wheat Ridge has a 2020 population of 31,171. Wheat Ridge is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually but its population has increased by 3.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,204 in 2010.
The average household income in Wheat Ridge is $78,339 with a poverty rate of 12.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,104 per month, and the median house value is $383,900. The median age in Wheat Ridge is 41.2 years, 40.7 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wheat Ridgewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.67%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.71%.
89.95% of Wheat Ridge residents speak only English, while 10.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.95% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheat Ridge is Multiple, with 27.94% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheat Ridge is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.29%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wheat Ridge
95.64% of Wheat Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 51.00% having been born in Colorado. 1.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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