Living In Arvada Colorado

If you’re looking for a rural feel just minutes from Denver Arvada, Colorado is the place for you! Arvada is an up and coming northwest Denver suburb that is attracting residents and businesses for its diversity and quality real estate. My guide will give you everything you want to know about Arvada, including community info and the most current real estate listings. Moving to Arvada?  

I will help you find the best homes for sale.The most up-to-date homes for sale in Arvada are posted at the end of this information.

 Your Guide to Living in Arvada

Arvada is a beautiful first-ring suburb of the Denver metro area. Located in Jefferson County and Adams County, Arvada is one of the premier metro area cities. Situated midway between Denver and the Rocky Mountains, Arvada has a small-town feel even with its estimated population of 107,700. Established in 1870, Arvada enjoys a rich history, quiet tree-lined neighborhoods and a robust mix of businesses. Our strong civic leadership balances quality of life with an understanding and support of economic development.

Arvada’s land encompasses nearly 23,000 acres. Three nearby interstate highways provide easy access to the metropolitan region, Denver International Airport, and the Rocky Mountains. A fantastic trail system links with Denver trails on the east and the foothills of the Rocky Mountains to the west and thousands of acres of parks and open spaces.

There is an abundance of new construction in West Arvada to keep up with the rapid growth. Leyden Rock and Leyden Ranch are the fastest growing communities located in NorthWest Arvada. There are numerous semi and custom builders with a large assortment of models available. Prices range from the $500K range to over 1 Million. An enormous amount of amenities are available. Located at the base of Denver’s foothills, there are dynamic city views and close-up mountain views. An extensive array of trails, open space, bicycle-friendly paths, wildlife, dog parks, frisbee golf parks and community amenities, all within a 20-minute range of the heart of Denver. It is the best of both worlds. Quick access to Denver while having that rural and country feel. Arvada’s diverse economic base, highly educated workforce, low crime rate, and superb quality of life have helped shape our community into one of the most attractive and competitive cities in the Centennial State. These factors also make homes for sale in Arvada Colorado, a hot commodity.

Olde Town Arvada has been revived to feature local businesses with a feel for its past heritage. The historic downtown area, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, offers an eclectic shopping and dining experience, and in the future will include one of three area transit stops as part of the modern FasTracks light rail system currently under development. The City also takes great pride in the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, one of the largest multi-disciplinary art and cultural centers in the country. The Center offers everything from award-winning theater productions and concerts to educational classes, as well as a large banquet facility for corporate and social gatherings. Arvada also provides easy access to world-class research institutions including the University of Colorado and Colorado School of Mines; also, the Arvada campus of Red Rocks Community College provides training assistance to meet employer needs.


Cost Of Arvada Housing

The median home price in Arvada is $363,500. Arvada home prices have gone up 11.1% over the past year, and Zillow predicts they will rise 3.8% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Arvada is $234, which is slightly lower than the Denver Metro average of $239. The median home price of homes currently listed in Arvada is approximately $400,000. The median rent price in Arvada is approximately $1,900, which is the same as the Denver Metro average of $1,900.

The percent of delinquent mortgages in Arvada is 0.0%, which is lower than the national value. With U.S. home values having fallen by more than 20% nationally from their peak in 2007 until their trough in late 2011, many homeowners are now underwater on their mortgages, meaning they owe more than their home is worth. The percent of Arvada homeowners underwater on their mortgage is 0.0%.


What You Should Know About Arvada and Cost of Living

Commuting From Arvada 

From Arvada to Denver and Denver to Arvada, you can expect 20-30 minutes commute time with little traffic. At rush hour, you can expect a 30-40 minute commute time without accident delays.

Arvada Cost of Living

According to Salary Expert, the cost of living in Arvada is 5.6% higher than the average cost of living in the United States. Arvada scores a 4 out of 10 regarding the cost of living. A cost of living score of 1 indicates most expensive while a 10 represents cheapest. Cost of living is calculated based on accumulating the cost of food, transportation, health services, rent, utilities, taxes, and miscellaneous. When compared with the rest of the state, Arvada ranks as the 36th most expensive city in Colorado for an overall cost of living. The cost of living in Arvada is 3.1% lower than the Colorado average.

The cost of food in Arvada is equal to the United States average and earns a score of 5 out of 10. A cost of food score of 1 indicates most expensive while a 10 represents cheapest. The following were used in calculating the cost of food: meats, dairy products, produce, bakery products, different grocery products, fast food, and average casual restaurant.

The cost of transportation in Arvada is equal to the United States average and earns a score of 7 out of 10. A cost of transportation score of 1 indicates most expensive while a 10 represents cheapest. The cost of transportation score uses local data on commuting patterns and city dispersion combined with fuel cost factors, public transportation, and efficiency patterns of public transportation in relation to a transport price level index. A relative cost of airline travel also included. In larger cities, where parking is a substantial cost, estimates include parking expenses during regular business hours.Transportation factors also include the yearly total cost of operating an automobile(s) and equivalent commuter expense for ten miles. The cost of operating an automobile default to 20 miles round trip daily, maintenance, taxes and licensing fees, insurance, gasoline costs including taxes, etc. Prices vary according to the number of vehicles, combined value and combined prose, and annual mileage/kilometers. Sources include IRS allowed reimbursement policies, local gasoline, insurance, licensing and maintenance/service prices.

The cost of housing in Arvada is lower than the United States average and earns a score of 4 out of 10. A cost of housing score of 1 indicates most expensive while a 10 represents cheapest. The following are collected for use in determining the cost of housing score: square footage, monthly rent, home prices, and utilities. For the estimated monthly rent prices, data on average and median rent price per square foot on a 900 square foot (2 bedrooms), an unfurnished higher-quality apartment were collected. Estimated apartment rental prices assume a standard lease (usually 1-year) is signed. The same geographic assumptions and data standards used for home prices were applied to data collection and survey procedures. Utilities are estimated based on costs for conventional heating/cooling/sources of energy for the location. Water and sewer cost estimates were also included.

The cost of health care in Arvada is equal to the United States average and earns a score of 6 out of 10. A cost of health care score of 1 indicates most expensive while a 10 represents cheapest. The following were collected for use in the healthcare grade estimate: a “check-up” to a primary care physician, a regular cleaning with a dentist, and the cost of a widely prescribed non-generic pharmaceutical drug. Health care services include out-of-pocket costs for the employee and carrier zone rates by location, along with hospital costs. They are based primarily on group medical benefits as tracked by national carriers and in-house methodology. Health care services vary by family size.

The Median Household Income

Estimated median household income in 2016: $69,581 (it was $55,541 in 2000)

Arvada:

$69,581

CO:

$58,823

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Crime Rates

According to 2016 statistics, Arvada has had 27 crimes per one thousand residents and is not among communities with the very highest crime rates. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Arvada is 1 in 37. It may seem high but looking at the crime rate in Arvada compared to similar sized communities across America and you will see a different picture. When NeighborhoodScout compared Arvada with other communities its size, it found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Arvada’s crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in the crime rate. Not much more or less dangerous and about what we would expect from normal cities of its size.

Now let us take a look at how Arvada does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. It is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Arvada.

NeighborhoodScout’s research shows that Arvada’s violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, the analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Arvada is one in 740.

NeighborhoodScout’s analysis also reveals that Arvada’s rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Arvada is one in 39. Over 90 percent of Arvada communities have Neighborhood Watch programs which reduce crime rates significantly. Most communities are cohesive and look out for each other. Arvada Police work closely with communities to give them the tools and education to prevent crime.

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New To Site
$200,000
MLS# 4312639
Active
8370 W 87th Dr, Unit E
Arvada, CO 80005
1 BR | 1 BA | 750 Sqft | Attached Single Family
BEAUTIFUL LOCATION NEAR STANDLEY LAKE FOR THIS 1 BEDROOM TOWN HOME. RECENTLY UPDATED WITH GRANITE COUNTER-TOPS AND NEW FLOORS, NEW ROOF, NEW WINDOWS. STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES ALL INCLUDED, WASHER / DRYER INCLUDED. GROUND LEVEL ENTERS TO L (more...)
Keller Williams Advantage Realty LLC
New To Site
$490,000
MLS# 4241398
Active
5990 Field St
Arvada, CO 80004
5 BR | 3 BA | 2,499 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Location! Location! Newly updated and remodeled 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom, Ranch style home with finished basement in the desirable Alta Vista community! Step inside and you will be impressed with this homes many features and high-end finishes. (more...)
Realty One Group Premier
New To Site
$615,000
MLS# 4920826
Active
7347 Robb St
Arvada, CO 80005
7 BR | 4 BA | 3,881 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Don't miss this incredible 7 bedroom, 3 1 / 2 bath 2 Story in Arvada. As you arrive you will be in awe of the large stamped concrete patio, new leaded glass door entry and gorgeous landscaping. Beautiful hardwood floors greet you and flow i (more...)
COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL 56
New To Site
$574,019
MLS# 4554423
Active
17448 W 95th Ave
Arvada, CO 80007
4 BR | 5 BA | 4,507 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Ready now, just putting on the finishing touches!! This traditional two story is perfect for a large or growing family. This home is adjacent to trails and down the street from the park. Gorgeous colors throughout, including a gourmet kitc (more...)
First Summit Realty
New To Site
$1,100,000
MLS# 7851038
Active
14111 W 63rd Pl
Arvada, CO 80004
4 BR | 5 BA | 5,118 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome Home! To this exquisite custom Arvada home! Definitely ahead of its time with itsMassive and Grand first floor Great Room, with 10foot ceilings and solid wood doors through out the home. This home sits on one acre with expansive la (more...)
Modern Real Estate Co
New To Site
$389,000
MLS# 5337614
Active
8625 W 65th Pl
Arvada, CO 80004
3 BR | 2 BA | 2,097 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Wow, you will be amazed by the absolutely fantastic location of this home. This beautifully updated home sits on a quiet cul-de-sac, 1 block from the elementary school. The back yard opens up to Ladybug Park, a lush park with a playground. (more...)
KELLER WILLIAMS AVENUES REALTY
New To Site
$364,900
MLS# 8562673
Active
9716 W 57th Ave
Arvada, CO 80002
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,750 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome home! In the heart of Arvada, walking distance to the newly renovated Ralston Square, close to shops, parks, trails and Old Town! Clean and move-in ready! Fully Finished Basement is Perfect for Guests and Family with Large Enterta (more...)
Keller Williams Advantage Realty LLC
New To Site
$654,036
MLS# 2506615
Active
18422 W 92nd Pl
Arvada, CO 80007
5 BR | 5 BA | 5,233 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Under construction with estimated move-in August / September. Attractive Farmhouse style exterior. Spacious home with 5 bedrooms, including guest bedroom on the main floor with private en-suite bath. Beautiful chef's kitchen with Whirlpool (more...)
Your Castle Real Estate Inc
New To Site
$430,000
MLS# 5849357
Active
8398 Chase Dr
Arvada, CO 80003
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,822 Sqft | Detached Single Family
The entrée area into this home opens into a spacious living room with a bay window and dining room (ideal for entertaining), The kitchen opens onto the backyard and spacious patio and family room The focal point of the upper level (more...)
The Sheffield Company
New To Site
$364,000
MLS# 7852375
Active
4823 W 61st Ave
Arvada, CO 80003
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,700 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Fantastic single-family, two story style. New paint, and siding. No HOA. This home won’t last. Must see to fully appreciate!
Mitchell Platte Brokerage,LLC
New To Site
$310,000
MLS# 4741342
Active
6151 W 53rd Ave
Arvada, CO 80002
3 BR | 1 BA | 1,064 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Wonderful Starter Home! This is the property you have been waiting for with new carpet and new paint you can move right in without lifting a finger! Enjoy family time in the huge addition at the back of the house that gives you flex spa (more...)
LISTINGS.COM
New To Site
$390,000
MLS# 8824762
Active
7111 W 78th Pl
Arvada, CO 80003
4 BR | 2 BA | 2,020 Sqft | Detached Single Family
PICS COMING! Great ranch style home nestled in Parkway Estates. The home is warm and inviting from the moment enter. The main floor features spacious master bedroom with walk-in closet, beautifully remodeled full bath, 2nd bedroom, cozy l (more...)
ASSIST-2-SELL BUYERS & SELLERS
New To Site
$270,000
MLS# 9941067
Active
8468 Everett Way, Unit D
Arvada, CO 80005
2 BR | 1 BA | 1,026 Sqft | Attached Single Family
A TRUE OASIS, END-UNIT CONDO COMPLETE WITH OVERSIZED 1 CAR INSULATED ATTACHED GARAGE. THIS PROPERTY IS FRESH, CLEAN, CLEAN...NEW PAINT AND CARPET, VAULTED CEILINGS, PRIVATE PATIO, LOT'S OF STORAGE AND BIG CLOSETS. UPGRADES INCLUDE NEW FURNA (more...)
HomeSmart Cherry Creek
New To Site
$474,900
MLS# 7746648
Active
19089 W 92nd Dr
Arvada, CO 80007
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,855 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Brand New Home Ready July 2018! This home offers a main floor study, covered patio, drop and store off owner's entry, and walk-in pantry! 2plus 1 (tandem) car garage, full unfinished basement with 9 foot ceilings. Beautiful designer finishe (more...)
RE/MAX Masters Millennium
New To Site
$440,000
MLS# 7915068
Active
7370 Otis Ct
Arvada, CO 80003
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,530 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Great family home in highly sought out Arvada neighborhood on large corner lot! Home features remolded kitchen with stainless steal appliances, soft close drawers and cabinets, and quartz counter tops. Open concept on the main floor. New ro (more...)
Nationwide Real Estate & Relocation Corporation
New To Site
$485,000
MLS# 2289754
Active
6310 Yukon St
Arvada, CO 80004
4 BR | 2 BA | 2,372 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Steps from Old Town Arvada * Remodeled 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom ranch with a finished basement and Mountain Views * Lives up to the neighborhood name Scenic Heights. Views of mountains * Beautifully remodeled from top to bottom, new slab (more...)
HomeSmart Realty Group
New To Site
$479,900
MLS# 9538348
Active
11025 W 68th Ave
Arvada, CO 80004
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,421 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Artfully Crafted Remodeled Ranch, Coupling Character and Luxury Appointments. Wide Open Great Room Concept with Chef's Kitchen Complete with Warm Espresso Cabinets, White Quartz Tops, Subway Splash, Stainless Appliance Package and Brass A (more...)
KELLER WILLIAMS AVENUES REALTY
New To Site
$456,000
MLS# 2425580
Active
8559 Otis Dr
Arvada, CO 80003
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,847 Sqft | Detached Single Family
This fantastic home is one of a kind in the Lake Arbor Community! With it's great location, this home features bamboo flooring with lots of natural light and an excellent floor plan. There are 4 bedrooms on second level, a rare find. The ma (more...)
Keller Williams Integrity Real Estate LLC
New To Site
$387,000
MLS# 7501745
Active
6685 Teller St
Arvada, CO 80003
3 BR | 2 BA | 1,792 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Brick ranch in the heart of Arvada.Everything on one level.recently painted bedrooms and newer carpet in Master.large carport and could change to garage easily.Newer furnace under warranty till 2023.extra insulation.newer roof ,fenced yard (more...)
MB Holliday Prop
New To Site
$425,000
MLS# 8766251
Active
13946 W 74th Ave
Arvada, CO 80005
3 BR | 3 BA | 2,267 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Don't miss this opportunity to see this home. Located in the back of a Cul-de-sac, this home features a huge private yard. As you walk in, you will notice the updates throughout the home. Beautiful Hardwoods, Granite and stainless kitchen, (more...)
COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL 56
New To Site
$350,000
MLS# 9017796
Active
9725 W 57th Pl
Arvada, CO 80002
3 BR | 1 BA | 1,007 Sqft | Detached Single Family
GREAT RANCH STYLE HOME IN HIGHLAND HOMES. THIS UPDATED RANCH HAS HARDWOOD FLOORS THROUGHOUT. NEWER WINDOWS, AN UPDATED KITCHEN WITH UPGRADED CABINETS, GRANITE COUNTER TOPS AND STAINLESS APPLIANCES. 3 LARGE BEDROOMS AND A FULLY UPDATED BATHR (more...)
McClure and Associates
New To Site
$1,100,000
MLS# 8055242
Active
10076 W 69th Pl
Arvada, CO 80004
4 BR | 4 BA | 5,159 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Gorgeous custom new home with stunning mountain and city views from every room. Home has sleek modern finishes. Beautiful wide plank wood floors and a spacious open concept layout with vaulted ceilings and brilliant natural light. Stu (more...)
Redfin Corporation
New To Site
$359,900
MLS# 2890422
Active
6462 Vrain St
Arvada, CO 80003
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,728 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Must See! Beautiful remodeled 4 bedroom 2 bath home, new paint, custom lighting. The home has oversized lot and a private fenced back yard. This home has easy access to I-25 and I-70. New light rail within 3 miles of the home. This house wo (more...)
COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL 24
New To Site
$495,000
MLS# 6428988
Active
11200 W 72nd Ave
Arvada, CO 80005
4 BR | 3 BA | 2,264 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Idyllic in Town Property On Nearly One Full Acre with Sweeping Mountain Views. Fully Updated Walk Out Brick Ranch with Two Bedrooms Up Including Master Suite with Sumptuous Five Piece Bath. Hardwood Floors, Custom Paint, Newer Carpet. Enjoy (more...)
KELLER WILLIAMS AVENUES REALTY
New To Site
$495,000
MLS# 4160201
Active
12091 W 67th Ave
Arvada, CO 80004
4 BR | 4 BA | 3,085 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Quiet Arvada sanctuary in the city - enjoy this private fenced backyard, covered back patio with mature landscaping and beautiful heated in-ground pool! Gated private front courtyard area with water feature. Custom built open concept ranch (more...)
Steps Real Estate 101 LLC
New To Site
$400,000
MLS# 5985909
Active
13460 W 73rd Ave
Arvada, CO 80005
4 BR | 4 BA | 2,501 Sqft | Detached Single Family
QUIET CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION, HUGE BACK YARD, BIG ROOMS, HAS NEWER ROOF, GUTTERS, DOWNSPOUTS, AND WINDOWS. CUSTOM PROFESSIONALLY INSTALLED PAVER BACK PATIO AND SANDSTONE SITTING WALL ARE ALREADY DONE! INCLUDES ALL APPLIANCES, HIGH EFFICIENCY F (more...)
The Linear Group LLC
New To Site
$389,900
MLS# 9920161
Active
8727 Field Way
Arvada, CO 80005
4 BR | 2 BA | 2,046 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Welcome home to your very own getaway in the city. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac next to Little Dry Creek, you are steps from miles of walking / biking trails. Exterior mature landscaping and a great sprinkler-fed garden surround this well- (more...)
Lombardi Home Realty
New To Site
$530,000
MLS# 7607934
Active
9507 Juniper Way
Arvada, CO 80007
4 BR | 3 BA | 4,663 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Beautiful Almost New Home by Century, built less than 2 years ago. This home has it all, open floor plan, hardwood floors throughout the main level, corner lot, quartz counter tops, large kitchen island, 3 car garage, 4 bedrooms, huge maste (more...)
Equity Colorado
New To Site
$379,900
MLS# 4847987
Active
6389 W 64th Ave
Arvada, CO 80003
4 BR | 2 BA | 1,852 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Great multi-level home on corner lot in welcoming Arvada community. Original wood floors throughout the main level along with cozy wood fireplace and large windows. New and modern kitchen with quartz countertops, tile backsplash, pantry, s (more...)
Redfin Corporation
New To Site
$555,000
MLS# 7557723
Active
8633 Yule St
Arvada, CO 80007
4 BR | 4 BA | 4,050 Sqft | Detached Single Family
Spectacular near new home in Leyden rock with open space out the back and side. Beautiful mountain views. Updates throughout the entire home. Amazing open kitchen floor plan with upgraded 42 cabinets and granite counter tops opening to the (more...)
COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL 56
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