Greenwood Village, Colorado

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
City of Greenwood Village [1]
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Greenwood Village, Colorado.
Arapahoe County Colorado Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Greenwood Village Highlighted 0833035.svg
Location of the City of Greenwood Village in Arapahoe County, Colorado.
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Greenwood Village
Location of the City of Greenwood Village in the United States.
Coordinates: 39°36′57″N104°54′41″W / 39.61583°N 104.91139°W / 39.61583; -104.91139 Coordinates: 39°36′57″N104°54′41″W / 39.61583°N 104.91139°W / 39.61583; -104.91139
Country Flag of the United States.svg  United States
State Flag of Colorado.svg  Colorado
County Arapahoe County [2]
City Greenwood Village [1]
Incorporated September 19, 1950 [3]
Government
  Type Home Rule Municipality [1]
   Mayor George E. Lantz
Area
[4]
  Total8.28 sq mi (21.44 km2)
  Land8.27 sq mi (21.41 km2)
  Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
5,422 ft (1,666 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total13,925
  Estimate 
(2019) [5]
15,735
  Density1,903.81/sq mi (735.09/km2)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
  Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
ZIP codes [6]
80110-80112 & 80121 & 80155 (PO Box)
Area code(s) Both 303 and 720
FIPS code 08-33035
GNIS feature ID0185037
Website City of Greenwood Village

The City of Greenwood Village is a Home Rule Municipality located in Arapahoe County, Colorado, 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.

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History

The town was named for the Greenwood Ranch. [7] It was developed during the 1860s when settlers came from the East and Midwest looking for gold. By the early 1900s, it had become a farming community. [8]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.1 square miles (21 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1960 572
1970 3,095441.1%
1980 5,72985.1%
1990 7,58932.5%
2000 11,03545.4%
2010 13,92526.2%
2019 (est.)15,735 [5] 13.0%
U.S. Decennial Census [9]

As of the census [10] 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/km2). There were 4,206 housing units at an average density of 518.7 per square mile (200.2/km2). 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 or Latino 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:

For population 15 years and over in Greenwood Village city

8.3% Foreign born (2.8% Europe, 2.5% Latin America, 1.6% Asia, 1.1% North America).

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A panorama of the Orchard RTD station (located in Greenwood Village) as viewed from the east side of Interstate 25. The view includes part of the pedestrian bridge that provides access to the other side of the freeway from the station.

Economy

Greenwood Village includes part of the Denver Technological Center (DTC). Companies currently based in Greenwood Village:

Companies that were based in Greenwood Village, CO:

First Data's headquarters were located in Greenwood Village. [16] [17] In 2009, First Data announced that it was moving its headquarters from Greater Denver to Greater Atlanta. [18]

Top employers

According to the city's 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, [19] the top employers in the city were:

#Employer# of Employees
1Empower Retirement1,000—1,500
2 Comcast Cable Communications, LLC 1,000—1,500
3 Great West Life & Annuity Insurance 1,000—1,500
4 Cherry Creek School District #5 1,000—1,500
5 Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company 500—1,000
6 Charter Communications Holding Company LLC 500—1,000
7 Fidelity Brokerage Services, LLC 500—1,000
8 Travelers Indemnity Company 500—1,000
9 CoBank 500—1,000
10 Newmont International Services, Limited 200—500

Media

Education

Entertainment

Greenwood Village is the site of the Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, an 18,000-seat outdoor venue.

Notable people

Notable individuals who were born in or have lived in Greenwood Village include:

See also

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