Livability Awards

A+ Northglenn Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C- Northglenn Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% lower than Colorado
100same as the US average
11010% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Northglenn cost of living
D Northglenn Crime Total crime is 20% higher than Colorado
Total crime
3,67442% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2842% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-2%Year over year crime is down
Northglenn crime
D+ Northglenn Employment Household income is 5% lower than Colorado
Median household income
$59,1887% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$25,59614% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%4% lower than the US average
Northglenn employment
B Northglenn Housing Home value is 24% lower than Colorado
Median home value
$201,4009% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,09816% higher than the US average
Home ownership
57%10% lower than the US average
Northglenn real estate or Northglenn rentals
F Northglenn Schools HS graduation rate is 8% lower than Colorado
High school grad. rates
80%3% lower than the US average
School test scores
27%45% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:129% higher than the US average
Northglenn K-12 schools

Living in Northglenn, CO

Located in the state of Colorado, Northglenn is a medium-sized city with a population of 38,128 residents. With a population density of 5,187 people per square mile, Northglenn is well above the nation's average density level. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (90% White). Given that fact, Northglenn could be considered less diverse than other cities. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Northglenn are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 13% of the population also speak Spanish.

Whether you’re moving to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Northglenn could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Colorado if you know where to search. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, cost of living, weather, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Northglenn and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Northglenn to Colorado and the national average.

Northglenn has a livability score of 69/100 and is ranked #126 in Colorado and #11,899 in the USA. If we dig a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Northglenn has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A+) and housing (B). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Northglenn. The following was graded with a disappointing score: education (F).

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Northglenn has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

For buyers, real estate will be the largest purchase they ever make and it will also be their most valuable asset. For renters, the monthly rent paid on their Northglenn apartments will most likely be their largest expense. Based on tangible metrics like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates, housing in this area has received a score that is well above the average of every other US city.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Northglenn is real estate affordability. The median home price for Northglenn homes is $201,400, which is 23.9% lower than the Colorado average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Northglenn, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.4, which is 19% lower than the Colorado average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Northglenn area were 8.1% and 5 year appreciation rates were 12%.

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Compare Northglenn, CO Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Northglenn, CO

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Gunbarrel, Boulder7515.87,722
Sable Altura Chambers, Aurora7313.97,208
Lodo, Denver7211.28,519
Tower Triangle, Aurora6816.63,957
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Norfolk Glen, Aurora6514.61,744
Stapleton, Denver6510.819,385
Morris Heights, Aurora6412.72,975
Capitol Hill, Denver631221,726

Best Cities Near Northglenn, CO

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Glendale CDP, CO8614.678
Meridian, CO8526.73,327
Superior, CO839.712,928
Seven Hills, CO8320.598
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Pine Brook Hill, CO8219.51,091
Louisville, CO799.619,972
Leyner, CO7911.827
Crisman, CO7822.8402
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Northglenn: The Fun Doesn't Stop

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 accomplished through the amenities and recreational activities available. However, it is still close to Denver, Westminster, Thornton, and some other cities that all have high crime rates; living in Northglenn isn’t any different. Some of the best places to visit in Northglenn though are Boondocks, Escape-Room, and Water World. Plus, many great places to eat!

The housing market in Colorado is still higher than average and Northglenn is no different, however, it does sit in a pocket of a nicer area than surrounding areas, but rent is not as high as other areas either. Colorado in general has had a high employment rate the past few years, living in Northglenn it is relatively easy to find employment. Overall Northglenn is not a terrible place to live, just have to be safe.
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