Arvada is a quiet suburb that contains an ample array of local businesses, shops, and restaurants.

Welcome to Arvada

Scenic bike routes and an incredible historic downtown make this neighborhood stand out
Arvada is a gorgeous neighborhood: a quiet suburb where you can kick back, relax, and get to know your neighbors in a comfortable environment. Its primary residences are detached homes in various styles, complete with large lots where you can make the most of outdoor living spaces or leave room for the kids to get out and play. Arvada does, however, have a number of condos available. You may also be able to find apartments and townhomes in some areas of Arvada, making it a suburb that truly offers a little something for everyone. 

Historic District

Arvada was home to one of the first gold discoveries that began the Gold Rush in the West. It is also known as a historic agricultural hub for celery. In fact, it was once known as the "Celery Capital of the World." Furthermore, it was where the Colorado Central Railroad was developed. Downtown Arvada pays tribute to that rich history, encouraging residents to learn more about the place where they live and take in all those incredible facts about the area. 

Bike Trails

Like much of the greater Denver area, Arvada is set up to be bikeable. Residents enjoy the fact that Arvada has bike trails leading everywhere from Denver to Golden, making those bike trails the perfect way to get around Arvada itself or to head out to see what else the surrounding area might have to offer. Those gorgeous bike trails are the perfect way to get out and exercise, but they also provide an eco-friendly way to get around downtown. 

Eclectic Selection of Breweries

In downtown Arvada, you'll find an eclectic selection of breweries, including Denver Beer Co. Olde Town Arvada, Odyssey Beerwerks Brewery and Taproom, and New Image Restaurant and Brewery. As you explore downtown Arvada, you'll find many selections to choose from, including specialty cocktails, live music, and food trucks in the surrounding area. These popular local breweries are a great place to check out new flavors and learn more about local residents, and they offer a great place to get together with friends — or, if you've just moved to Arvada, to make some new ones. 


Arvada offers a number of dining options perfect for everything from a night out with someone special to the chance to gather around with family and friends. Arvada is home to the School House Kitchen and Libations, a historic schoolhouse turned into a bistro. There, you'll find more than 1,000 brands of whiskey in a charming, nostalgic environment. Residents also enjoy options like Smokin Fins Arvada, the Arvada Tavern, and more. Many of Arvada's dining establishments are themed on taverns and breweries, making them an excellent place for comfortable eating with friends and family. 

Local Businesses

While some chains are available in Arvada, many of the businesses are owned by locals. You'll have plenty of chances to enjoy local flavor, whether you're checking out the array of food available at local restaurants and taverns or heading out for local shopping. 

The Arts Center

Arvada's Arts Center offers a variety of interesting shows that residents can check out on a regular basis. Performers come from multiple disciplines, including dance, concerts, kids' plays, and a host of others. There's always something new going on, so residents are eager to come in and see what new performances the Arts Center has to offer.
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Overview for Arvada , CO

122,903 people live in Arvada , where the median age is 39.9 and the average individual income is $47,614. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Arvada , CO

Arvada has 49,441 households, with an average household size of 2.48. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Arvada do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 122,903 people call Arvada home. The population density is 3,158.66 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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