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Overview

Introduction to Northglenn, Colorado

Northglenn, Colorado, in Adams county, is 1 miles NW of Thornton, Colorado and 10 miles N of Denver, Colorado. The city is located in the Denver metropolitan area.

Northglenn History

In 1959, the Perl-Mack Company finalized plans for a community in Adams county. This new community was designed to have separate industrial, commercial, recreational and educational areas surrounding a regional shopping complex. By 1962, there were more than 10,000 residents and over 3,000 homes in the Northglenn community. Northglenn thwarted attempts of annexation by the city of Thornton, and was granted the status of a city on April 18, 1969.

Northglenn and nearby Attractions

  • Colorado Governor's Mansion
  • Louisville Historical Museum
  • Colorado's Ocean Journey
  • Webster Lake
  • Denver Zoo
  • Six Flags Elitch Gardens

Things To Do In Northglenn

The Colorado Governor's Mansion, the Colorado State Capitol and the Denver Mint are easily accessible from the city of Northglenn. There are also many museums in the area, including the Black American West Museum, the Miners Museum, the Louisville Historical Museum, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the Children's Museum of Denver and the Museum of Contemporary Art - Denver. The city has quite a few lakes, the banks of which are popular tourist spots. In addition, Northglenn hosts the Athena Festival every May.

Northglenn Transportation

Air transportation facilities are offered by Buckley AFB Airport.

Northglenn Higher Education

For higher studies, one can enroll at Front Range Community College, Regis University, Emily Griffith Opportunity School or the Community College of Aurora.

Demographics

People

Total Population38,128
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens13.3%
Employed Population 16+19,563
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married46.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.1%
Median Earnings25+$35,831
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,032
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,239

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,020
% Above Poverty Level88%
% Below Poverty Level12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation3.7%

Housing

People Living Alone28.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,098
Median House Value$201,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)43.9%
German18.2%
Irish10.7%
English7.1%
Italian5.9%
French Except Basque3%
Norwegian2%
Polish1.7%
Scottish1.4%
Swedish1.4%
Dutch1.1%
Welsh1.1%
Canadian1.1%
Russian1%
Czech0.9%
African0.8%
Danishn0.6%
Afghan)0.6%
Austrian0.5%
Belgian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Basque0.3%
Finnish0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Bulgarian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Arab0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Northglenn Almanac

CategoryValue
County Adams County
Standard Zip Codes80233, 80241, 80234, 80260
Phone Area Codes720,303
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude39.9
Approximate Longitude-104.95

Northglenn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNORTHGLENN
Distance1.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 44 F
Apr Temp33 to 61 F
Jul Temp56 to 88 F
Oct Temp36 to 66 F
Annual Precip13.2 inches
StationBRIGHTON 3 SE
Distance9.3 miles
Jan Temp12 to 41 F
Apr Temp33 to 62 F
Jul Temp56 to 88 F
Oct Temp33 to 67 F
Annual Precip14.3 inches
StationLAKEWOOD
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp13 to 44 F
Apr Temp30 to 59 F
Jul Temp55 to 86 F
Oct Temp32 to 65 F
Annual Precip17 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arvada113,532$87,422
Broomfield62,449$98,823
Commerce City51,731$73,037
Federal Heights12,173$41,889
Thornton130,511$76,399
Westminster111,770$82,303

Northglenn Public Schools

Hillcrest Elementary School
10335 Croke Drive
ZIP: 80221
Primary
Total Enrollment 454
North Mor Elementary School
9580 Damon Drive
ZIP: 80221
Primary
Total Enrollment 422
Northglenn High School
601 West 100th Place
ZIP: 80221
High
Total Enrollment 1875
Colorado Virtual Academy (cova)
11990 Grant Street, #402
ZIP: 80233
High
Total Enrollment 521
Hulstrom Options K-8 School
11551 Wyco Drive
ZIP: 80233
Primary
Total Enrollment 700
Leroy Drive Elementary School
1451 East Leroy Drive
ZIP: 80233
Primary
Total Enrollment 415
Malley Drive Elementary School
1300 East Malley Drive
ZIP: 80233
Primary
Total Enrollment 472
Northglenn Middle School
1123 Muriel Drive
ZIP: 80233
Middle
Total Enrollment 877
Stem Lab
11700 Irma Drive
ZIP: 80233
Primary
Total Enrollment 457
Stukey Elementary School
11080 Grant Drive
ZIP: 80233
Primary
Total Enrollment 377
The Studio School
10604 Grant Drive
ZIP: 80233
Primary
Total Enrollment 291
Westgate Charter
11700 Irma Drive
ZIP: 80233
Other
Total Enrollment 390
Global Village Academy
555 West 112th Avenue
ZIP: 80234
Primary
Total Enrollment 822
Silver Hills Middle School
12400 Huron Street
ZIP: 80234
Middle
Total Enrollment 1065
Vantage Point
10900 Huron Street
ZIP: 80234
Other
Total Enrollment 269
Westview Elementary School
1300 Roseanna Drive
ZIP: 80234
Primary
Total Enrollment 402

Northglenn Private Schools

Community Christian
11980 Irma Dr
ZIP: 80233
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 171
Gethsemane Lutheran School
10675 Washington St
ZIP: 80233
Elementary
Total Enrollment 104
Northside Christian Daycare
11550 Washington St
ZIP: 80233
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
Kindercare Learning Center
701 W 114th Ave
ZIP: 80234
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Step By Step Child Development Center
10689 Melody Dr
ZIP: 80234
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
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