Located within Colorado, United States, the city of Arvada is situated in the Denver - Aurora metropolitan area.
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Arvada. Most areas in this city are reasonably quiet, as the streets are usually reasonably calm - although that is not the case near Interstate 76, Interstate 70 or one of the railway lines. Lastly, there are over 100 public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, such as Majestic View Park and Lake Arbor Park, making them easy to get to.
In Arvada, most of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings. The median year of construction for buildings in this part of the Denver - Aurora metropolitan area is 1985. This city offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy about three quarters of the properties in the city while the rest are rented.
Some residents in Arvada may have the option to do their groceries by walking in one of approximately 40 stores, while others will need a vehicle. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. In terms of education, it is a reasonably short walk to get to primary schools from any location in this city. In contrast, there are only a limited number of high schools and accordingly they can be a long walk away. House buyers have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
A car is a very good means of transportation in this city. It is especially convenient to come across a parking spot. However, traveling by transit can be very difficult in this part of the Denver - Aurora metropolitan area by reason of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, property owners benefit from approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are usually close by. It is difficult for pedestrians to get around in Arvada because very few common errands can be run without having to use a car.