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Overview

Introduction to Greenwood Village, Colorado

Greenwood Village, Colorado, in Arapahoe county, is 8 miles S of Denver, Colorado. The people of the city are in the Denver metropolitan area.

Greenwood Village History

In the early years of the 20th century, what is now known as Greenwood Village was occupied primarily by farms and dairies. Native Americans were the first settlers in this region. In the 1860s, settlers came to this area in search of gold. There were orchards of cherry, apple, plum, apricot, and pear trees in the area in the early 1900s. Cyrus G. Richardson operated the Greenwood Ranch here, after which the town was named.

Greenwood Village and nearby Attractions

  • Colorado Governor's Mansion
  • Littleton Historical Museum
  • Denver Mint
  • Colorado State Capitol
  • Cherry Creek State Park

Things To Do In Greenwood Village

Greenwood Village offers visitors easy access to a number of nearby historic sites and museums. The Colorado State Capitol, Colorado Governor's Mansion and the Denver Mint are all within a radius of 10 miles of the city. The Wildlife Experience Museum has an excellent collection of wildlife art. One can also plan a day trip to the Chatfield State Park, Cheesman Park, Cherry Creek State Park, City Park or Washington Park.

Greenwood Village Transportation

Buckley AFB Airport is nearby.

Greenwood Village Higher Education

For higher studies, one can enroll at the local Colorado Technical University or the College for Financial Planning. Other institutes nearby include the Emily Griffith Opportunity School and the Community College of Aurora.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,208
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+7,444
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married61.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher76.1%
Median Earnings25+$66,679
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,458
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,875

Wealth

Median Family Income$161,279
% Above Poverty Level95.4%
% Below Poverty Level4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home12.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone25.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,572
Median House Value$854,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.9%
German18.4%
English13.7%
Irish12.3%
Italian5.7%
Russian4.8%
French Except Basque4%
Swedish3.6%
Scottish2.9%
Norwegian2.4%
Polish2.3%
Dutch2%
Arab1.2%
Czech1.2%
Welsh1.1%
Greek1.1%
Canadian0.9%
Ukrainian0.8%
Lebanese0.6%
Lithuanian0.6%
Iranian0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Syrian0.3%
African0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Australian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Croatian0.1%
South African0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Greenwood Village Almanac

CategoryValue
County Arapahoe County
Standard Zip Codes80112, 80110, 80111, 80121
P.O. Box Zip Codes80155
Phone Area Codes303, 720
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude39.64
Approximate Longitude-104.99

Greenwood Village Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCHERRY CREEK DAM
Distance6.3 miles
Jan Temp16 to 45 F
Apr Temp31 to 62 F
Jul Temp55 to 90 F
Oct Temp34 to 68 F
Annual Precip18.2 inches
StationWHEAT RIDGE 2
Distance12.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 47 F
Apr Temp32 to 62 F
Jul Temp55 to 88 F
Oct Temp33 to 68 F
Annual Precip18.1 inches
StationKASSLER
Distance12.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 46 F
Apr Temp33 to 61 F
Jul Temp58 to 88 F
Oct Temp36 to 67 F
Annual Precip18 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bow Mar1,047$206,750
Cherry Hills Village6,414$250
Englewood32,523$58,843
Glendale4,905$36,006
Littleton45,072$90,180
Sheridan5,965$47,045

Greenwood Village Public Schools

Belleview Elementary School
4851 South Dayton Street
ZIP: 80111
Primary
Total Enrollment 588
Campus Middle School
4785 South Dayton Street
ZIP: 80111
Middle
Total Enrollment 1425
Cherry Creek Charter Academy
6260 South Dayton Street
ZIP: 80111
Primary
Total Enrollment 568
Cherry Creek High School
9300 East Union Avenue
ZIP: 80111
High
Total Enrollment 3506
Colorado Provost Academy
7730 East Belleview Avenue Sui
ZIP: 80111
High
Total Enrollment 345
Greenwood Elementary School
5550 South Holly Street
ZIP: 80111
Primary
Total Enrollment 436
High Plains Elementary School
6100 South Fulton Street
ZIP: 80111
Primary
Total Enrollment 537
West Middle School
5151 South Holly
ZIP: 80121
Middle
Total Enrollment 1220

Greenwood Village Private Schools

Beacon Country Day School
6100 E Belleview Ave
ZIP: 80111
Elementary
Total Enrollment 84
Montessori At Greenwood Plaza
5889 Greenwood Plaza Blvd
ZIP: 80111
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
Aspen Academy
5859 S University Blvd
ZIP: 80121
Elementary
Total Enrollment 309
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