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Wheat Ridge City Luxury Real Estate

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Wheat Ridge is a small city located in the West of Denver. It is bounded by Lakeside and Denver (East), Arvada municipality (North) and Lakewood community (South). As of 2014, the community of Wheat Ridge has a total population of around 30,780 and a total number of household equivalent to more or less 14,489. The total median household income in Wheat Ridge is around $44,265 while the average household income is approximately $58,033. Nestled just 10 minutes away from Lakewood, Wheat Ridge is an extensive neighborhood that houses several recreational amenities, retail and shopping centers, equestrian trails and more than 20 parks.

History

Wheat Ridge was once known as Carnation City immediately prior to the 1858 Gold Rush, as the place had become a center for agriculture in the budding Territory of Colorado. As Denver expanded in the 1940s and 1950s, Carnation City and its neighboring unincorporated communities started to fill up vacant lots with housing that would cater to the growing workforce. Eventually, the citizens of the area voted for incorporation in 1969 to ease off the rising annexation pressures from nearby established towns and cities.

Amenities and Famous Landmarks

Wheat Ridge is acknowledged as a limited service city. That means most of the public utilities are provided by an outside entity. Nonetheless, some of the other basic facilities, like schooling, merchandise, and transport, are still available within city limits.

The most common industries that provide job opportunities to the residents in this city include construction, retail trade, manufacturing, accommodation, food, healthcare, finance, educational service, repair and maintenance, public administration, management and support, transportation, professional, scientific and technical industries.

This community is part of the Jefferson County School District No. R-1 that offers a wide range of public and private schools, as well as alternative offerings like charter schools.

The Recreation Center provides indoor and outdoor sports and recreation activities for residents. It also hosts sporting events.

 

A nationally registered heritage site, Baugh House is believed to be the oldest cabin house still standing on its original site in the entire state.

Wheat Ridge Colorado Homes

The average price of the homes for sale in Wheat Ridge Colorado is around $619,821. The homes for sale Wheat Ridge Colorado that Simply Denver Homes offers come in different styles and types, with prices ranging from $200,000 to over $1,000,000. Applewood is a highly desirable neighborhood/area that is found in large part in Wheat Ridge. Wheat Ridge Luxury homes can be found throughout the City in various locations and styles.

  • Clay brick style
  • Custom contemporary
  • Detached bungalow
  • Post-modern

Homes are priced anywhere between $200,000 and $1,000,000.

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