Jefferson County, located just west of Denver, offers a diversified geographic setting that includes urban and rural lifestyles, as well as thriving Rocky Mountain communities. Just minutes away from downtown Denver, Jefferson County enjoys easy access to all major arterial highways.
The County’s diverse industry base accommodates one of the largest population centers in the state, a great advantage for companies seeking a large labor pool of highly skilled workers. Industry clusters in the county include: aerospace, aviation, bioscience, and energy.
The County provides businesses with a highly educated workforce. Jefferson County’s K-12 schools are nationally recognized for excellence. Residents and businesses also have access to higher education institutions such as the Colorado School of Mines, Colorado Christian University, and the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, as well as community colleges including Arapahoe, Front Range, and Red Rocks. Companies in Jefferson County enjoy a pro-business tax climate that is one of the lowest in the U.S. With a friendly business environment and an unmatched quality of life, Jefferson County is a premier business location.
Jefferson County’s municipal boundaries include the cities and towns of Arvada, Bow Mar, Edgewater, Golden, Lakeside, Lakewood, Mountain View, and Wheat Ridge, as well as portions of the cities of Superior and Westminster. The County also reaches into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains where the communities of Conifer, Evergreen, Genesee, and Morrison are located.
*City located in multiple counties