Northglenn is a diverse, suburban community that cultivates a safe, sustainable, and engaged environment for its businesses and residents. Located just nine miles north of downtown Denver, Northglenn offers safe, small neighborhoods and an impressive array of recreational and cultural amenities.
Outdoor recreation is never far away in Northglenn! The City is home to 27 parks and more than 250 acres of open space that support a diverse wildlife habitat. Northglenn’s climate is considered semi-arid with very low humidity, relatively little precipitation, and an average of more than 275 sunny days per year. The Greenway Trail System, which consists of 28 miles of walking and biking paths, connects the community to larger trail systems in the Denver metro area. A multitude of shopping and dining options can be found at the Webster Lake Promenade. Since its inception in 2014, the center has spurred unprecedented economic growth in the community.
Key industries in Northglenn include service, retail, health/wellness, automotive, and advanced manufacturing. Residents are highly educated, with approximately 56 percent of adults over the age of 25 having a bachelor’s degree or higher. Public schools in Northglenn are operated by the Adams 12 Five Star School District, which boasts nationally renowned STEM programs. The City is also home to several charter and private schools. Various higher education institutions are located throughout the Denver metro area, including the University of Colorado Denver and the Metropolitan State University of Denver.