Wheat Ridge, CO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 14,967 housing units in Wheat Ridge. This represents a 5.9% growth from 14,130 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 14,967 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Wheat Ridge is about 54.6%. Wheat Ridge's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.5%. Average household size is 2.21 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Wheat Ridge were built after 1962.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.20%
One Bedroom15.70%
Two Bedrooms38%
Three Bedrooms28.40%
Four Bedrooms11.60%
Five Bedrooms or more4.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.41
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$167,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$166,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.96
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$763

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage9.60%
Home Equity Loan5.80%
Simple Mortgage49%
Debt Free35.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.9%