Latest Data (2017)
Population 31,294
Nationwide Rank 1216

Quick Facts

Wheat Ridge, Colorado is the 1,216th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Wheat Ridge, Colorado is a city.

Wheat Ridge, Colorado is currently 4.8% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

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

Wheat Ridge, Colorado Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1206 Liberty, Missouri 31,507 19.5%
1207 Naugatuck, Connecticut 31,461 1.3%
1208 Helena, Montana 31,429 19.2%
1209 Danville, Illinois 31,424 -8.6%
1210 Dover, New Hampshire 31,398 16.4%
1211 Mundelein, Illinois 31,385 0.8%
1212 Statesboro, Georgia 31,379 36.9%
1213 Clearfield, Utah 31,363 20.6%
1214 Savage, Minnesota 31,352 45.1%
1215 Laguna Hills, California 31,318 -2.2%
1216 Wheat Ridge, Colorado 31,294 -4.7%
1217 Alamogordo, New Mexico 31,248 -11.1%
1218 Des Moines, Washington 31,238 5.5%
1219 Shawnee, Oklahoma 31,232 7.1%
1220 Banning, California 31,230 32.0%
1221 San Pablo, California 31,156 3.0%
1222 Goleta, California 31,116 7.9%
1223 Miami Lakes, Florida 31,087 37.1%
1224 Sherwood, Arkansas 31,081 20.2%
1225 Harker Heights, Texas 31,075 75.6%
1226 Michigan City, Indiana 31,056 -5.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Colorado

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
592 Grand Junction 62,475 36.8%
599 Castle Rock 62,276 197.6%
678 Commerce City 55,923 164.4%
709 Parker 54,202 119.1%
810 Littleton 47,734 18.0%
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%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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