Recruiting Zone - Arvada


Arvada Highlights

  • Incorporated in 1904
  • Nationally recognized business retention program
  • One of Colorado’s wealthiest zip codes
  • Old Town Arvada is listed on the National Register of Historic Places


  • Population: 107,702
  • Median Age: 39.4
  • Average detached home price: $264,803
  • Land Area: 35.8 square miles
  • County: Jefferson

Environmental Attractions

  • Extraordinary trail system
  • 77 parks to include a National Wildlife Refuge
  • 3 golf courses
  • 35 multi-purpose sports fields

Fun Facts

  • Arvada was the site of the first gold strike in Colorado.
  • The first King Soopers opened in Olde Town Arvada in 1947.  Lloyd J. King was the owner.

Arts & Culture

  • The Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities is one of the largest multi-disciplinary art and cultural centers in the country, presenting a variety of musical performances with styles ranging from classical to bluegrass, rock n' roll to country and jazz to big band
  • Home to three theaters:  the indoor main stage theater,  the black box theater  and the outdoor amphitheater, totaling  a combined seating capacity of 2100 ... show more
  • Two floors of gallery space host 12 to 15 yearly exhibits with an emphasis on contemporary art

Major Employers

  • Barber-Nichols, Inc.
  • Industrialex Manufacturing Corp. 
  • PrimeStar Solar
  • Sartorius TCC Company
  • Swinerton Builders

Economic Development

  • The Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Arvada is a local transportation hub and designated customs office open 24 hours daily.
  • Arvada’s location offers one-bounce satellite uplinks to world satellite networks and real-time connections to six out of seven continents in one business day.
  • There are no Use or Occupational taxes charged in the City of Arvada.
  • 1000 acres of the 23,000 acres remains available for commercial and industrial development
  • Average retail and office lease rates figure at $15.14 and $15.24 respectively, with industrial lease rates coming in at an average of $6.45.