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Best Places To Live In Golden, CO

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  • Golden, CO
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 20,268
  • You would be hard-pressed to find a more scenic place to live than Golden, Colorado. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Golden is an amazing place to live for people of all ages. I love…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score91
  • Glendale CDP, CO
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.9km away
  • Population: 78
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  • Meridian, CO
  • City: 23.9mi / 38.5km away
  • Population: 3,327
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  • Superior, CO
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.4km away
  • Population: 12,928
  • I enjoyed the great scenic mountainscapes while living in Superior Colorado. The city is situated in Boulder County. Superior is close to Boulder Colorado. The scenic community has excellent education…[read more]
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  • Louisville, CO
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 19,972
  • I really loved living in Louisville, Colorado. With virtually no crime, this is one of the safest small cities in Colorado. With a population of approximately twenty-thousand, this is an ideal community…[read more]
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  • Lakeside, CO
  • City: 8.5mi / 13.7km away
  • Population: 10
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  • Dayton Triangle, Aurora, CO
  • Neighborhood: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 7,850
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  • Cherry Creek, CO
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.6km away
  • Population: 12,053
  • Located just outside downtown Denver at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains, Cherry Creek, Colorado is an affluent suburb boasting a wide array of cultural activities and family-friendly fun. I love…[read more]
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  • Centennial, CO
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.7km away
  • Population: 107,862
  • I have lived in nearly a dozen cities around the US and Centennial, CO is one of those cities that I miss. Most of the cities that I have spent my time in were amazing but, this city stands out among…[read more]
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  • Highlands Ranch, CO
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.4km away
  • Population: 106,596
  • I have lived in Highlands Ranch since 2005, and I moved to the community to raise my son as a single mother. It is much safer than most cities around Denver. Beware, the average income level for people…[read more]
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  • Columbine Valley, CO
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.1km away
  • Population: 1,190
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  • Rollinsville, CO
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.8km away
  • Population: 146
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  • Cherry Hills Village, CO
  • City: 15.8mi / 25.4km away
  • Population: 6,414
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  • Coal Creek, CO
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.7km away
  • Population: 1,821
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  • Bow Mar, CO
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 1,047
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  • Evergreen, CO
  • City: 10.0mi / 16.1km away
  • Population: 8,580
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  • Acres Green, CO
  • City: 21.1mi / 34.0km away
  • Population: 2,926
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  • Alamo Placita, Denver, CO
  • Neighborhood: 12.3mi / 19.9km away
  • Population: 11,380
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  • Lafayette, CO
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.7km away
  • Population: 27,053
  • Lafayette is a beautiful town in Colorado, northeast of Superior. When you get up towards the Rocky Mountains there are truly some of the most breath-taking towns and the sunsets are worth more than a…[read more]
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  • University, Denver, CO
  • Neighborhood: 14.3mi / 22.9km away
  • Population: 17,164
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  • Inverness, CO
  • City: 21.7mi / 34.9km away
  • Population: 1,189
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  • Twin Lakes CDP (Lake County), CO
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.8km away
  • Population: 97
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  • Arvada, CO
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 113,532
  • My wife and I stopped in Arvada Colorado last year, and had the opportunity to spend a little time there. Arvada is nestled at the foot of the majestic Rocky Mountains. Be sure to plan on being there…[read more]
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  • Littleton, CO
  • City: 14.6mi / 23.5km away
  • Population: 45,072
  • I lived in Littleton for 4 years. Colorado native. We moved 2 years ago due to overcrowding. The biggest things affected are traffic (horrendous 7 days a week), housing inventory and prices (massively…[read more]
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  • Ken Caryl, CO
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.2km away
  • Population: 32,883
  • Ken Caryl, CO is a rather unique community that is a suburb of Denver. I had one of my first apartments here after graduating college and getting one of my first jobs in the area. There are definitely…[read more]
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  • Lone Tree, CO
  • City: 23.2mi / 37.4km away
  • Population: 12,808
  • Living in Lone Tree, Colorado is a little bit of Heaven to say the very least. I have been living in Lone Tree, one of the best areas in the whole country in my humble opinion, for just about 30 years…[read more]
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  • Paragon Estates, CO
  • City: 16.5mi / 26.6km away
  • Population: 892
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  • Columbine, CO
  • City: 13.0mi / 21.0km away
  • Population: 25,281
  • Columbine Colorado is a small town in the big state of Colorado. It has been made famous from it's high school when the Columbine Shooting happened in 1999. Unfortunately, this is how people view and the…[read more]
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  • Wheat Ridge, CO
  • City: 6.0mi / 9.6km away
  • Population: 31,044
  • Living in Wheat Ridge, Colorado is the only place I want to be. With over 30,000 people going out to restaurants, parks, bars, and shopping areas never gets boring. I love meeting new people everyday and…[read more]
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  • Federal Heights, CO
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.4km away
  • Population: 12,173
  • Federal Heights is a large industrial city within Adams County. The amazing community feel is one of the reasons I love it here! The other advantage is the job growth, due to the rise in jobs about 2%…[read more]
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  • Eldora, CO
  • City: 24.8mi / 40.0km away
  • Population: 119
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  • Washington Park, Denver, CO
  • Neighborhood: 12.9mi / 20.8km away
  • Population: 14,825
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  • Indian Hills, CO
  • City: 8.0mi / 12.9km away
  • Population: 1,335
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  • Broomfield, CO
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.4km away
  • Population: 62,449
  • Broomfield is called what it is because Mayberry was already taken... Great city that is only going to get better. I am not a fan of suburbia but if you are going to live in it, Broomfield is as good…[read more]
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  • Kittredge, CO
  • City: 7.6mi / 12.3km away
  • Population: 1,118
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  • Greenwood Village, CO
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 15,208
  • I experienced an above par lifestyle while living in Greenwood Village Colorado. The city is situated in Arapahoe County. Greenwood Village is a suburb of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Colorado Metropolitan…[read more]
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  • Westminster, CO
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 111,770
  • In order to tell you how I feel about Westminster, CO, allow me to first tell you how my visit came to be. While stationed at Fort Huachuca Arizona I became interested in butterflies. After retiring…[read more]
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  • Genesee, CO
  • City: 5.0mi / 8.0km away
  • Population: 3,625
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  • Lodo, Denver, CO
  • Neighborhood: 11.3mi / 18.2km away
  • Population: 8,519
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  • Applewood, CO
  • City: 4.4mi / 7.0km away
  • Population: 7,976
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  • Fairmount, CO
  • City: 1.1mi / 1.7km away
  • Population: 8,484
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  • Morrison, CO
  • City: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 366
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  • South Boulder, Boulder, CO
  • Neighborhood: 16.7mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 16,230
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  • Heather Ridge, Aurora, CO
  • Neighborhood: 20.3mi / 32.6km away
  • Population: 3,065
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  • West Pleasant View, CO
  • City: 1.8mi / 2.9km away
  • Population: 4,078
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  • East Ridge-Ptarmigan Park, Aurora, CO
  • Neighborhood: 19.9mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 6,176
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  • Holly Hills, CO
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 2,684
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  • Cherry Creek, Denver, CO
  • Neighborhood: 13.9mi / 22.4km away
  • Population: 6,586
  • I am a current resident of Cherry Creek (3 years) and longtime Denver resident. Currently, I think of Cherry Creek as a banking/convention center with still some good restaurants and a little shopping.…[read more]
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  • Mountain View, CO
  • City: 8.5mi / 13.6km away
  • Population: 522
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  • St. Ann Highlands, CO
  • City: 21.3mi / 34.3km away
  • Population: 366
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  • Northglenn, CO
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 38,128
  • Northglenn: The Fun Doesn’t Stop Northglenn is an exciting place to live! As any city there is the good and the bad. Northglenn has tried to maintain the nicer end of living, which mostly has been…[read more]

Listed above are the best places to live in Golden, CO for 2020. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Golden, CO, followed by the best places to live near Golden, CO, sorted by Livability Score.

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