Conifer

Conifer is one of the closest mountain towns to Denver.


Welcome to Conifer

Conifer is one of the closest mountain towns to Denver, situated just west of the Front Range on Highway 285. It consists mainly of a few commercial strips located on both sides of the highway.
 
There’s no official downtown Conifer, but you can find everything you need to supply a trip into the mountains. The elevation Conifer Homes for Sale in the unincorporated JeffCo community is 8,277 feet.
 

History

Originally known as Bradford Junction in the 1860s, a stagecoach stop for those traveling southwest to South Park. The town dwindled in the 1890s when the railroad replaced the stagecoach road.
 
In the early 1900s, the area became known as Conifer, and was mainly used for cattle ranching, which still exists in some parts of the town today.
 

Main Attractions near Conifer Real Estate

Conifer Real Estate is close to Reynolds Park – Part of the Jeffco Open Space, this park features hiking and horseback riding trails on the west side, which lead to scenic overlooks. On the east side of the park, multi-use trails lead to Idylease Campground, which is open to permitted camping. These eastern trails are open to biking too.
 

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Overview for Conifer, CO

8,605 people live in Conifer, where the median age is 48.5 and the average individual income is $54,408. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,605

Total Population

48.5 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$54,408

Average individual Income

Around Conifer, CO

There's plenty to do around Conifer, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Aspen Park Wine & Sprits, Bear Mountain Stables, and Denver Adventures - Zipline Tours.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.85 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Active 2.08 miles 25 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Active 3.77 miles 507 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Active 1.77 miles 22 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Beauty 4.17 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.72 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Conifer, CO

Conifer has 3,511 households, with an average household size of 2.45. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Conifer do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,605 people call Conifer home. The population density is 104.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,605

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

48.5

Median Age

50.37 / 49.63%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,511

Total Households

2.45

Average Household Size

$54,408

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Conifer, CO

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Conifer. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
West Jefferson Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Conifer Senior High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
West Jefferson Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5

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