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Greenwood Village, Colorado
City of Greenwood Village
Greenwood Village, Colorado.
Greenwood Village, Colorado.
Location of the City of Greenwood Village in Arapahoe County, Colorado.
Location of the City of Greenwood Village in Arapahoe County, Colorado.
Greenwood Village, Colorado is located in the United States
Greenwood Village, Colorado
Greenwood Village, Colorado
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Arapahoe County
Incorporated September 19, 1950
 • Type Home Rule Municipality
 • Total 8.280 sq mi (21.444 km2)
 • Land 8.267 sq mi (21.412 km2)
 • Water 0.012 sq mi (0.032 km2)
5,422 ft (1,666 m)
 • Total 15,691
 • Density 1,898/sq mi (733/km2)
 • Metro
2,963,821 (19th)
 • CSA
3,623,560 (17th)
 • Front Range
Time zone UTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−06:00 (MDT)
ZIP codes
80110-80112 & 80121 & 80155 (PO Box)
Area code(s) Both 303 and 720
FIPS code 08-33035
GNIS feature ID 0185037

The City of Greenwood Village is a home rule municipality located in Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 15,691 at the 2020 United States Census. Greenwood Village is a part of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Front Range Urban Corridor.


The town was named for the Greenwood Ranch.

It was developed during the 1860s when settlers came from the east and mid-west looking for gold. By the early 1900s it had become a farming community.


Greenwood Village is located at 39°36′57″N 104°54′41″W / 39.615888°N 104.911447°W / 39.615888; -104.911447.

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


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 572
1970 3,095 441.1%
1980 5,729 85.1%
1990 7,589 32.5%
2000 11,035 45.4%
2010 13,925 26.2%
2020 15,691 12.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census 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:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greenwood Village city

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

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

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.


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

  • Air Methods, in the DTC, moved there in 2017
  • American Medical Response
  • CoBank
  • CSG International
  • Empower Retirement
  • Great-West
  • IQNavigator
  • Newmont Goldcorp Corporation
  • Red Robin
  • RMR Colorado, LLC (Black-eyed Pea Colorado restaurants)
  • Weather Nation TV
  • Xanterra Parks and Resorts

Companies that were based in Greenwood Village, CO:

  • Adelphia
  • GapWest Broadcasting
  • JD Edwards
  • Molycorp
  • Tele-Communications Inc.
  • Weather Nation TV

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

Top employers

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

# Employer # of Employees
1 Empower Retirement 1,000—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


  • Cherry Creek School District is based in Greenwood Village.
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver has a satellite campus.
  • Regis University has a satellite campus.

Notable people

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

  • Phillip S. Figa (1951–2008), U.S. federal judge
  • Mike Law (born 1979), lacrosse forward
  • Sam Raben (born 1997), soccer player
  • Brian Watson (born 1971), entrepreneur, author, and politician

See also

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