A mid-size city in Colorado, Westminster has just under 111,000 residents. The city's residents, with an average age of just over 37, are younger than most cities in Colorado. Only 33% of residents rent in Westminster, as most own their homes. With an average rent of $1,305 per month, exceeding the state average by $114 per month, relatively high rent costs could be a contributing factor in the higher levels of ownership.
Westminster residents have an average commute of about 29 minutes. Many residents (47%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transit isn't used widely. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.
There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Westminster. The five most common are retail, entertainment, healthcare, manufacturing, and scientific. Combined, these industries make up 30% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, as 10% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. Westminster workers take home an average annual income of around $85K, a little more than their peers elsewhere in Colorado. Westminster's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Westminster has a relatively high concentration of residents older than 25 who have Bachelor's degrees (16%) compared to the national average (13%). Furthermore, 8% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.