Location and Weather
Arvada is less than 12 miles away from Denver and is largely suburban. Originally a gold prospecting town, it has an enchanting downtown area that is being preserved as the Olde Town Arvada historic district. The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities hosts many cultural events consisting of art galleries and theatrical stages as well.
Similar to Denver, Arvada has sunny, mild summers and cold, dry winters. Summer temperatures are in the 80’s, with lows in the 60’s. The winter temperatures are in the 40’s, with lows in the 20’s.
Population, Job Market and Cost of Living
The largest industries are in healthcare, social assistance, retail trade, and professional scientific and research services. The largest employers are Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, the City of Arvada and Recon Experts. With Denver so close, Arvada residents also find jobs in Denver and commute. The cost of living is high, due to the real estate market and high cost of available homes.
With a scenic location, close proximity to Denver, solid job base, outdoor activities and quaint historic district, Arvada will continue to grow.
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