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Dakota Ridge, Colorado
Location of the Dakota Ridge CDP in Jefferson County, Colorado.
Location of the Dakota Ridge CDP in Jefferson County, Colorado.
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Coordinates: 39°37′09″N 105°08′04″W / 39.6192271°N 105.1343283°W / 39.6192271; -105.1343283 (Dakota Ridge CDP, Colorado)Coordinates: 39°37′09″N 105°08′04″W / 39.6192271°N 105.1343283°W / 39.6192271; -105.1343283 (Dakota Ridge CDP, Colorado)
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Jefferson County
Government
 • Type unincorporated community
Area
 • Total 9.685 sq mi (25.085 km2)
 • Land 9.387 sq mi (24.311 km2)
 • Water 0.299 sq mi (0.774 km2)
Elevation
5,771 ft (1,759 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 32,005
 • Density 3,410/sq mi (1,316/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
80127, 80465
Area codes 303 & 720
GNIS feature Dakota Ridge CDP

Dakota Ridge is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place (CDP) located in and governed by Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. The CDP is a part of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population of the Dakota Ridge CDP was 32,005 at the United States Census 2010. In 1988, voters turned down a proposal to incorporate Dakota Ridge. The community lies in ZIP codes 80127 and 80465.

Demographics

The United States Census Bureau initially defined the Dakota Ridge CDP for the United States Census 2010.

Dakota Ridge CDP, Colorado
Year Pop. ±%
2010 32,005 —    
2020 —    
Source: United States Census Bureau

Education

Dakota Ridge is served by the Jefferson County Public Schools.

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