Arvada, Colorado is a beautiful and entertaining city, rich in both recreation and opportunity. Arvada sits slightly northwest of Denver in Jefferson County. This family-friendly town holds something for everyone in the family, from kite festivals, tubing in the summer and skiing in the winter and beyond. Arvada’s proximity to Denver makes it easy to enjoy the amenities of a large city while allowing you a suburban escape.

Read below for more about living in Arvada, Colorado!


Moderate temperatures and low humidity make for beautiful outdoor weather in Arvada, with 250 days of sunshine a year. There are numerous lakes, parks, and open spaces surrounding Arvada so you can get outdoors and enjoy the unencumbered views of Colorado scenery.   When ski season arrives, Arvada lies near Interstate 70, which is a straight shot to some of the world’s top ski destinations.  Are you an international jetsetter? You can get out of town with hundreds of daily flights from Denver International Airport, located just 30 miles away. Arvada also offers its residents a nearby theme and water park, rivers for summer rafting, and much more.

Arvada is a great place to raise your family and make friends that do not move away. Over 85% of Arvada families stay in the same home more than one year.  With a population of nearly 112,000 and a median age of 36, Arvada offers the charm of a small town and neighbors you can treat as family. There are public, private, and charter schools available throughout the city for families with children.  Additionally, the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado School of Mines, and Red Rocks Community College are all nearby for excellent educational options.

If you are looking for a night on the town, try a Denver Broncos game at Sports Authority Field or a Colorado Rockies game at Coors Field, both less than 20 minutes away.  There are hundreds of restaurants, dozens of craft breweries, and year-round events at your fingertips.  If you prefer something closer to home, enjoy dinner in Arvada’s historic downtown and catch a concert at the world-renowned Arvada Center.

In case you still aren’t convinced, Arvada boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the Denver Metro area and was recently named the 12th safest city of over 75,000 residents in America.  The culture and opportunity to learn keep  the median household income in Arvada at approximately $51,000. Unemployment rates are low (2.4%) and homes appreciate at an 8.9% average , so you can feel secure in your future. Arvada is a highly educated city with many opportunities for your career or business. Arvada is a fun and opportunity-filled city where you and your family can enjoy the lifestyle you want safely, happily, and securely. Don’t let the opportunity pass you by!

At LRA we provide all  the information you will need to move into a new town including understanding the  new environment and multiple home listings. We guide buyers through the process  of finding a perfect home – we provide expert advice all along the way. For more details on how to purchase your next home  call us at  303-955-1359  or email  

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Louisville, CO 80027

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