Evergreen

59°F
Current Population
9,890
Elevation Level
7073 ft

About Evergreen

Evergreen is a quiet mountain community nestled in the beautiful Rocky Mountain foothills about 30 miles from Denver.It may be a far commute for some, but others find it’s within commuting distance from downtown and choose this longer commute in order to live in this rustic and welcoming community. Speaking of community, Evergreen offers an array of business opportunities and housing options as well as an abundance of recreational opportunities that include parks, art galleries, theaters, restaurants, entertainment, and more. 

Some popular places are the Hiwan Golf Club, located just east of Bergen Park, and Evergreen Lake, a bustling recreational area. Downtown Evergreen features a mix of historic buildings and local businesses, including the well-known entertainment venue and restaurant The Little Bear. 

Explore Evergreen

Entertainment & Culture

Evergreen is a fun mountain town! There is always something exciting going on from downtown festivals to trail races in the foothills! Evergreen is celebrated for its eclectic community and unique, rich culture. This rich culture may be remnants of the past as Teddy Roosevelt liked to frequent this enchanting town, and can you blame him?  Today, many Coloradoans still escape to Evergreen for a quieter existence but are always pleasantly surprised by all there is to do here. 
 

  • Hiwan Golf Club features an 18-hole golf course with Olympic size poll, waterslide and 5 tennis courts. 

  •  Bergen Park was established in 1859 and is on the National Register of Historic Places

  •  Denver Mountain Parks system contains more than 14,000 acres of parklands in the mountains and foothills of Colorado. 

  • The Little Bear fits the image of an old western saloon and features ‘Rocky Mountain Natural Meats’ bison burgers, homemade pizzas and more.

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Popular Restaurants

Great dining options can be found throughout Evergreen. You'll find a ton of local options that feature live music, good service, and even better dishes!

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Parks

Evergreen in itself has the feeling of being one big, beautiful park. There are a ton of outdoor locations to explore in Evergreen. With over 230 miles of hiking and biking trails, you don't have to worry about trail fatigue.
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  • Hiwan Golf Club features an 18-hole golf course with Olympic size pool, waterslide, and 5 tennis courts. 

  •  Bergen Park was established in 1859 and is on the National Register of Historic Places

  •  Denver Mountain Parks system contains more than 14,000 acres of parklands in the mountains and foothills of Colorado. 

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About the Community

Bergen Meadow Primary School

Summary
  • District Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Phone (303) 982-4918
  • Address 1928 HIWAN DR
  • County Jefferson County
  • Grade PK - 02
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 336
  • Student Teacher Ratio 25

Bergen Valley Intermediate School

Summary
  • District Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Phone (303) 982-4892
  • Address 1422 SUGARBUSH DR
  • County Jefferson County
  • Grade 03 - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 314
  • Student Teacher Ratio 16

Conifer Senior High School

Summary
  • District Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Phone (303) 982-5235
  • Address 10441 HIGHWAY 73
  • County Jefferson County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 863
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Evergreen High School

Summary
  • District Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Phone (303) 982-5053
  • Address 29300 BUFFALO ROAD
  • County Jefferson County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 1011
  • Student Teacher Ratio 19

Evergreen Middle School

Summary
  • District Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Phone (303) 982-4970
  • Address 2052 HIWAN DR
  • County Jefferson County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 680
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

Parmalee Elementary School

Summary
  • District Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Phone (303) 982-8034
  • Address 4460 PARMALEE GULCH RD
  • County Jefferson County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 244
  • Student Teacher Ratio 16

West Jefferson Middle School

Summary
  • District Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Phone (303) 982-3009
  • Address 9449 BARNES AVE
  • County Jefferson County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 546
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

Wilmot Elementary School

Summary
  • District Jefferson County School District No. R-1
  • Phone (303) 982-5333
  • Address 5124 S HATCH DR
  • County Jefferson County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 350
  • Student Teacher Ratio 21

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 9,890
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 10,126
Households
  • Total Households 4,013
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 4,105
  • Average Size of Household 2.00
  • Households With Children 1,084

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 19.30
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 9.60
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 46.50
  • Avg Jan High Temp 43.80
  • Avg Jul High Temp 81.40
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 123
  • Air Pollution Index 117
  • Earthquake Index 52
  • Hail Index 120
  • Tornado Index 8
  • Wind Index 272

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1967
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 96
  • Health Care Cost 115
  • Transportation Cost 106