What is the current population of Wheat Ridge?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Wheat Ridge is 31,324. Wheat Ridge, Colorado is the 1,231st largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Wheat Ridge?

The peak population of Wheat Ridge was in 2000, when its population was 32,867. In 2000, Wheat Ridge was the 977th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,231st largest city in the US. Wheat Ridge is currently 4.7% smaller than it was in 2000.

How quickly is Wheat Ridge shrinking?

Wheat Ridge has shrunk 4.6% since the year 2000. Wheat Ridge, Colorado's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What county is Wheat Ridge, Colorado in?

Wheat Ridge is located entirely in Jefferson County.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 31,324 1,231
2018 31,400 1,222
2017 31,294 1,216
2016 31,372 1,206
2015 31,192 1,198
2014 31,034 1,196
2013 30,920 1,190
2012 30,717 1,184
2011 30,319 1,186
2010 30,166 1,177
2009 31,030 1,133
2008 30,910 1,128
2007 30,778 1,115
2006 30,834 1,105
2005 30,971 1,089
2004 31,216 1,068
2003 31,574 1,044
2002 32,092 1,018
2001 32,541 995
2000 32,867 977
1990 29,420 949

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
1221 Rochester, New Hampshire 31,526 10.2%
1222 Bowling Green, Ohio 31,504 6.1%
1223 Syracuse, Utah 31,458 217.7%
1224 Shawnee, Oklahoma 31,436 7.8%
1225 Sherwood, Arkansas 31,436 21.6%
1226 Sahuarita, Arizona 31,421 731.6%
1227 Garner, North Carolina 31,407 66.7%
1228 Miami Lakes, Florida 31,367 38.4%
1229 Petersburg, Virginia 31,346 -6.6%
1230 North Olmsted, Ohio 31,341 -8.0%
1231 Wheat Ridge, Colorado 31,324 -4.6%
1232 Cleburne, Texas 31,295 18.4%
1233 Cibolo, Texas 31,281 879.9%
1234 Banning, California 31,221 31.9%
1235 Laguna Hills, California 31,207 -2.5%
1236 Princeton, New Jersey 31,187 130.0%
1237 Naugatuck, Connecticut 31,108 0.2%
1238 Mundelein, Illinois 31,051 -0.2%
1239 Michigan City, Indiana 31,015 -5.6%
1240 Kingman, Arizona 31,013 47.4%
1241 San Pablo, California 30,990 2.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Colorado

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
625 Commerce City 60,336 185.3%
670 Parker 57,706 133.2%
818 Littleton 48,065 18.8%
933 Brighton 41,554 95.1%
1003 Northglenn 38,819 19.6%
1110 Englewood 34,917 9.2%
1231 Wheat Ridge 31,324 -4.6%
1253 Fountain 30,735 98.0%
1255 Lafayette 30,687 31.3%
1262 Windsor 30,477 194.1%
1409 Erie 27,003 312.0%
1759 Evans 21,205 102.0%
1780 Louisville 20,816 9.2%
1781 Golden 20,767 20.6%
1866 Montrose 19,782 51.9%
1917 Durango 18,973 30.6%
2123 CaƱon City 16,725
2179 Firestone 16,177 612.9%
2232 Greenwood Village 15,735 34.9%

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