Evergreen, Colorado is nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, just 35 minutes west of downtown Denver and 45 minutes to Boulder. Evergreen is conveniently located off of Interstate 70, making for an easy commute. The levation of Evergreen is 7,200 feet. The summer heat varies between temperatures of 70 to 80 degrees. During the winter Evergreen experiences a surprisingly mild winter with temperatures varying between 40 and 50 degrees.
Evergreen offers many parks, art galleries, restaurants, music venues and golf courses. The Evergreen Lake is in the heart of downtown and is fed by the Mount Evans tributaries. The area offers endless outdoor activities ranging from fishing, birding, ice-skating, boating, concerts, horseback riding, snowshoeing, biking and hiking. There are an array of activities for the family and the outdoor adventurist.
* For purposes of this table, those of more than one race in 2000 were compiled with the "other" category, all others are the race "alone."
** As the largest percentage of population is white; educational attainment shown is from the "white alone" category.
1) U.S. Census Bureau 2) Colorado Division of Local Government 3) Mountains Community Profile, Jefferson County, Colorado, 1993, 4) Planning & Zoning Division, Long Range Planning Section, Land Use Inventory (LUI)
This information has been obtained from the Jefferson County Planning & Zoning web site at http://planning.jeffco.us (Programs, Jefferson County Demographics)