The City of Greenwood Village is a Home Rule Municipality
located in Arapahoe County
, United States
. Greenwood Village is a part of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area
. As of 2019, the city had a total population of 15,735.
The town was named for the Greenwood Ranch. It was developed during the 1860s when settlers came from the East
looking for gold. By the early 1900s, it had become a farming community.
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of , all of it land.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 11,035 people, 3,997 households, and 3,097 families residing in the city. The population density
was 1,361.0 people per square mile (525.4/km). There were 4,206 housing units at an average density of 518.7 per square mile (200.2/km). The racial makeup of the city was 93.90% White
, 1.14% African American
, 0.19% Native American
, 2.55% Asian
, 0.05% Pacific Islander
, 0.61% from other races
, and 1.57% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 3.12% of the population.
There were 3,997 households, out of which 41.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% were married couples
living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.15. Greenwood Village resides within the Cherry Creek School District
. West Middle School
and Campus Middle School
feed Cherry Creek High School
In the city, the population was spread out, with 29.7% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 32.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $116,147, and the median income for a family was $145,802. Males had a median income of $99,088 versus $41,991 for females. The per capita income
for the city was $69,189. About 1.5% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line
, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over. To compare, the average US income for 2000 was $48,476. This places Greenwood Village #31 for highest income places in the United States
with a population of at least 10,000.
Educational background for population 25 years and over in Greenwood Village:
* High school or higher: 98.5%
* Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.3%
* Graduate or professional degree: 31.2%
* Unemployed: 2.6%
* Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Greenwood Village city
* Never married: 21.4%
* Now married: 66.5%
* Separated: 0.9%
* Widowed: 2.6%
* Divorced: 8.5%
8.3% Foreign born (2.8% Europe, 2.5% Latin America, 1.6% Asia, 1.1% North America).
Greenwood Village includes part of the Denver Technological Center
(DTC). Companies currently based in Greenwood Village:
* Air Methods
, in the DTC, moved there in 2017
* American Medical Response
* CSG International
* Empower Retirement
* Newmont Goldcorp Corporation
* Red Robin
* RMR Colorado, LLC (Black-eyed Pea
* Weather Nation TV
* Xanterra Parks and Resorts
Companies that were based in Greenwood Village, CO:
* GapWest Broadcasting
* JD Edwards
* Tele-Communications Inc.
* Weather Nation TV
's headquarters were located in Greenwood Village. In 2009, First Data announced that it was moving its headquarters from Greater Denver
to Greater Atlanta
According to the city's 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city were:
*Cherry Creek School District
is based in Greenwood Village.
*Metropolitan State University of Denver
has a satellite campus.
has a satellite campus.
Greenwood Village is the site of the Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
, an 18,000-seat outdoor venue.
Notable individuals who were born in or have lived in Greenwood Village include:
* Phillip S. Figa
(1951–2008), U.S. federal judge
* Mike Law
(born 1979), lacrosse forward
(born 1997), soccer player
* Brian Watson
(born 1971), entrepreneur, author, and politician
*Outline of Colorado
**Index of Colorado-related articles
*State of Colorado
**Colorado cities and towns
***Arapahoe County, Colorado
**Colorado metropolitan areas
***Front Range Urban Corridor
***North Central Colorado Urban Area
***Denver-Aurora-Boulder, CO Combined Statistical Area
***Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area
*Arrest of Robert Seacat
City of Greenwood Village website
Category:Cities in Arapahoe County, Colorado
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