The Gateway to the Rockies, Jefferson County (Jeffco) is sits on the western edge of Metro Denver and offers a diversified geographical setting, from urban and ranch lifestyles, to thriving mountain communities in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Just minutes from downtown Denver, Jeffco enjoys easy access to all major arterial highways and boasts its own airport – Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport.
With over 300 days of sunshine, Jeffco embodies the outdoor lifestyle. The county’s nationally acclaimed Open Space Program and mountainous areas support the active outdoor lifestyles of its residents and workforce. With more than 212,000 acres of public land, the county provides a fantastic playground for outdoor enthusiasts – no matter your flavor. From hiking to biking to fly fishing – we have you covered.
Jeffco has a nationally acclaimed K-12 school district with a highly educated workforce. With 47.7% of the residents in the county holding a bachelor’s degree or higher, we help position Colorado as the second most educated workforce in the nation. Residents have convenient access to higher educational institutions such as the Colorado School of Mines, Colorado Christian University, and Arapahoe, Front Range, and Red Rocks Community Colleges.
The county’s municipal boundaries include the incorporated cities and towns of Arvada, Bow Mar, Edgewater, Golden, Lakeside, Lakewood, Mountain View and Wheat Ridge, as well as portions of the cities of Superior and Westminster. The County also reaches into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains where the communities of Conifer, Evergreen, Genesee and Morrison are located.
Jeffco. Gateway to the Rockies. Gateway to success.
Jefferson County, Colorado forms the western boundary of metropolitan Denver and offers a diversified geographical setting, from urban and rural lifestyles, to thriving mountain communities in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.
The county is home to some of the world’s most successful and diverse companies that are creating world-class technologies and products. These companies are benefiting from the many qualities that make Jefferson County a premier business location.
As a data-driven economic development organization, Jeffco EDC has robust data systems that provide in-depth information on our community, economy, and region. We regularly conduct research and publish up-to-date demographic reports. To view and download our most recent reports, please visit our publications below for more information.
Looking for more custom data? Jeffco EDC can provide custom data for your business or project. Our data tracking analysis tools can provide tailored reports on economic data, business demographics, industry cluster research, development trends, real estate inventory reports, economic impact modeling, and much more.
Please contact Leigh Seeger to learn more about our custom data and insight reports.
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