Edgewater, CO Homes for Sale
Edgewater Real Estate
The city of Edgewater, Colorado is at the center of a checkerboard of small growing communities located west of the Denver metropolitan area.
As a result, residents of Edgewater enjoy a spectacular view of the Denver Skyline, and easy access to major thoroughfares, including I-25, I-70, and 6th Avenue. Surrounded by Lakewood to the west and south, and Wheat Ridge to the north. The city may be small in size – less than a square mile – but offerings from nature and residential hospitality come in spades.
Located in Jefferson County, the city of Edgewater was established in 1861 as one of the 17 original New Colorado Territories. In that same year, farmer Thomas M. Sloan thought he’d dig a well on the north end of his farm. He hit an underground spring instead. The 200-acre flood that covered his farmland became one of Denver Parks & Rec’s Sloan’s Lake, and the remaining areas around the “water's edge” began to grow into a community. This recreation area offers p walking trails, picnic areas and a playgrounds. Boating is popular, and fishing is allowed from the shore.
As a result, residents of Edgewater enjoy a spectacular view of the Denver Skyline, and easy access to major thoroughfares, including I-25, I-70, and 6th Avenue. Just west of Nearby Sloan’s Lake, Edgewater, Colorado is an ideal setting for those looking to enjoy local outdoor activities, or more adventurous recreational opportunities available further west, and up into the Rocky Mountains. Homes in the city of Edgewater at the last census numbered 2,366. About half of the occupied housing units are rentals. There were 5,287 residents counted in the most recent census. The median age for residents in Edgewater is 31.3, this is younger than average age in the U.S. Families (non-single residences) represent 56.4% of the population, giving Edgewater a lower than average concentration of families. Containing a mixture of single and multi-family homes, Edgewater, Colorado however, is a community based on traditional neighborhoods, with parks, schools and churches that offer a hometown setting, despite a close proximity to “the big city“.