Top Reasons to Live in Westminster CO
Housing Analysis The average listing price for homes in Westminster is $366,204. The median sales price is $222,000, based on figures from 671 home sales from May 13th to July 13th, 2013. This represents an increase of 7.8% compared to last year during the same period. Between April 1st 2010 and July 1st 2012 the population of Westminster rose from 106,129 to 109,169. This represents an increase of 2.9%. There are dozens of homes in the area being offered on a rent to own basis from private owners, HUD or REO sources.
Tourist Attractions In 1995, the first non-profit insect zoo in the country opened in Westminster, Colorado. The Butterfly Pavilion is a 30,000 square foot facility stretching across 11 acres. Two years after opening it became the fastest growing cultural attraction in the Denver area. The Pavilion houses not only butterflies and spiders, but a vast array of invertebrates - 5,000 in all. In addition to zoo tours, the center offers tripod photography sessions, sunset strolls and rain forest yoga.
Arts and Culture The North Metro Arts Alliance presents a free summer concert series in the resort-like Westminster Promenade. Among the performance areas and sculptures are outdoor cafes and restaurants, open space hiking trails and play areas for children. The event promotes community among neighbors in a safe, family-friendly environment.
Neighborhoods Between Pecos St and Sheridan Blvd and West 64th Ave and West 92nd Ave is a very condensed area of subdivisions that are considered to be mini neighborhoods unto themselves. There is: