An easygoing, convenient and quiet place to put down roots and enjoy plenty of open space midway between major Front Range cities.

Welcome to Westminster, Colorado

Equidistant from Boulder and Denver and central to various state highways, Westminster allows quick access to city life and the mountains. The town itself has many open spaces that offer gorgeous, sweeping views of the Rocky Mountains. Westminster is known for being low-key and with a variety of housing options, making it a great option for families. You’ll find plenty for the kids to do, with an extensive parks system and engaging family activities, including the Butterfly Pavillion, golf carts and games, as well as hiking, kayaking, fishing, and wildlife watching at the town's Standley Lake Regional Park. Westminster also has several golf courses, and if you’ve got a pooch in tow, you’re in luck. Westminster Hills Open Area Dog Park is a 420-acre off-leash paradise with beautiful views of Standley Lake and the mountains. It’s clear that ease, quality and convenience are the hallmarks of Westminster's way of life.


Eat & Drink

Kachina Southwestern Grill | Craft cocktails and Southwestern fare in a stylish venue, great for date night or happy hour.
Early Bird Restaurant | Colorful, easygoing eatery serving up large portions of everyone’s favorite classic diner dishes.
Yak and Yeti Restaurant | One of the best local Indian-Nepalese chains in the Front Range with a popular lunch buffet and house-brewed beers (try the Chai Milk Stout!)


Trails and Walks

Farmers’ High Line Canal Trail | A pleasant and popular paved trail that traverses through more than a dozen miles of north-Denver suburbs.
Big Dry Creek Trail | Ideal for exploring the area, a number of connector trails feed into this main paved and gravel trail, so be sure to pay attention to signs on your first visit.


Arts & Culture

Butterfly Pavillion | A magical experience for people of all ages and the first stand-alone, Association of Zoos and Aquariums-accredited non-profit invertebrate zoo in the world. 
Standley Lake Nature Center | View animal displays and historical photos, visit the resident bullsnake, Betty, and do a guided nature education program.


Favorite Community Events

Westminster Farmers Market | This small but high-quality local farmers market offers a variety of produce, sauces, drinks, and crafts from regional artisans.
Collaboration Fest | Colorado’s brewers come together to create delicious and unique beers available only at this annual festival.
Holiday Lighting Ceremony at City Hall | City Hall morphs into a magical wonderland of lights each winter, complete with holiday music, food vendors, and a visit with Santa at the lighting ceremony.


In the News

“Speaking of fresh air, Westminster has the amazing Rocky Mountains just a hop, skip and a jump away. Once you experience this breathtaking scenery, hiking, skiing and just nature in general, will never be the same.” —Movoto.com

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Overview for Westminster, CO

115,535 people live in Westminster, where the median age is 37.6 and the average individual income is $42,131. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

37.6 years

Median Age


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Average individual Income

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