Latest Data (2017)
Population 20,571
Nationwide Rank 1779

Quick Facts

Golden, Colorado is the 1,779th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Golden, Colorado is a city.

Golden, Colorado is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Golden had its largest population ever.

Golden, Colorado's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Golden, Colorado Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1769 Adrian, Michigan 20,689 -7.1%
1770 Bonney Lake, Washington 20,675 74.1%
1771 Murphy, Texas 20,673 495.5%
1772 Ashland, Kentucky 20,669 -5.6%
1773 Waukee, Iowa 20,649 269.9%
1774 Gardner, Massachusetts 20,640 -0.9%
1775 Marquette, Michigan 20,629 -0.2%
1776 Lebanon, Ohio 20,622 19.9%
1777 Sidney, Ohio 20,614 1.3%
1778 Battle Ground, Washington 20,576 104.9%
1779 Golden, Colorado 20,571 19.5%
1780 Lockport, New York 20,569 -7.4%
1781 Universal City, Texas 20,532 41.9%
1782 Kinston, North Carolina 20,509 -13.8%
1783 North Salt Lake, Utah 20,507 132.4%
1784 Libertyville, Illinois 20,490 -1.5%
1785 Hammond, Louisiana 20,480 15.8%
1786 Northfield, Minnesota 20,474 18.7%
1787 Evans, Colorado 20,470 95.0%
1788 Ashland, Ohio 20,455 -3.7%
1789 Elko, Nevada 20,451 20.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Colorado

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
940 Brighton 40,562 90.4%
992 Northglenn 38,928 19.9%
1115 Englewood 34,407 7.6%
1216 Wheat Ridge 31,294 -4.7%
1271 Fountain 29,804 92.0%
1334 Lafayette 28,328 21.2%
1479 Windsor 25,330 144.4%
1555 Erie 24,234 269.7%
1732 Louisville 21,128 10.9%
1779 Golden 20,571 19.5%
1787 Evans 20,470 95.0%
1877 Montrose 19,305 48.3%
1948 Durango 18,465 27.1%
2112 CaƱon City 16,539
2199 Greenwood Village 15,721 34.8%
2231 Johnstown 15,478 246.1%
2385 Sterling 13,961 9.0%
2404 Firestone 13,825 509.2%
2447 Lone Tree 13,566 95.6%
2480 Fruita 13,294 97.4%
2528 Steamboat Springs 12,965 28.5%
2532 Superior 12,951 40.0%
2568 Federal Heights 12,744 5.5%
2579 Frederick 12,687 351.9%
2811 Fort Morgan 11,281 2.3%
2949 Castle Pines 10,523

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 20,571 1,779
2016 20,696 1,758
2015 20,330 1,773
2014 20,201 1,771
2013 19,393 1,813
2012 19,186 1,804
2011 18,923 1,819
2010 18,867 1,809
2009 17,458 1,903
2008 17,377 1,896
2007 17,254 1,888
2006 17,264 1,876
2005 17,308 1,857
2004 17,439 1,826
2003 17,460 1,802
2002 17,282 1,807
2001 17,275 1,796
2000 17,209 1,794
1990 12,914 1,992