Education & Workforce

Education & Workforce

Another important advantage to Greenwood Village are its educational opportunities. Its residents are served by two of the top public school districts in the state, the Littleton School District and Cherry Creek School District. The Cherry Creek School District campus is also a center for educational activity in the Village with the district offices, Greenwood Elementary, Campus Middle School, and Cherry Creek High School located together, forming a vibrant part of our community.

Higher Learning Institutions

Greenwood Village is also home to several institutions of higher learning, which allows convenient means to further professional and personal growth for your employees. The institutions that call Greenwood Village home include College of Financial Planning, DeVry University, Metropolitan State College, Regis University, and Webster University.

Greenwood Village Workforce

With all of the great education available in Greenwood Village, from elementary schools to graduate programs, it should be no surprise that the Village and South Metropolitan area have a very highly educated workforce. From this highly educated and well trained workforce, Greenwood Village and its partner organizations help find employees locally, which saves time and cost for the employer.

About the People

  • Population: 15,691
  • Greenwood Village High School graduate, aged 25 and older: 99.5% (U.S. Census/American Community Survey (ACS) 2019)
  • Greenwood Village Bachelors Degree or higher, aged 25 and older: 69.7%
  • Median household income, $129,035 (Source: U.S. Census Bureau/ACS 2019)
  • Arapahoe County, Bachelors Degree or higher, aged 25 and older: 26.9%
  • Douglas County, Bachelors Degree or higher, aged 25 and older: 36.2%
    (Source: US Census Bureau, ACS 2019)

Greenwood Village Partners With Arapahoe/Douglas Works!

Greenwood Village partners with Arapahoe Douglas Works! to ensure businesses in the Village have the workforce they need to be successful. Arapahoe/Douglas Works! is offering an On-the-Job Training/wage subsidy program, MATCH, that can reimburse your business up to $6,000* per hire for your available positions! This is an ideal opportunity for full-time (and part-time) positions. To compensate businesses for the costs associated with training new hires, businesses are reimbursed up to 90%** of their wages! If you have available positions, and are interested in this program, let’s make a MATCH! *Businesses that fall under our targeted industries of Aerospace, Aviation, Bioscience, Broadband, IT, Healthcare, Finance and Hospitality, are eligible to receive up to $6,000 per hire. All other industries are eligible to receive up to $3,000 per hire.

**Reimbursement Rate:

Up to 90%: Businesses with 50 or fewer employees

Up to 75%: 51 – 250 employees

Up to 50%: 251+ employees

If interested in participating in the MATCH program, please visit the Arapahoe/Douglas Works website.

Profile of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties

2020 US Census Data Profile for Greenwood Village

Employment in Greenwood Village Area IndustryJobs
Finance and Insurance28,917
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services23,918
Administrative & Support and Waste Management & Remediation Services16,901
Real Estate and Rental & Leasing12,851
Retail Trade8,489
Health Care and Social Assistance8,158
Accommodation and Food Services7,176
Wholesale Trade6,601
Management of Companies and Enterprises6,186
Other Services (except Public Administration)6,008
Mining, quarrying, and Oil & Gas Extraction5,919
Educational Services (private)3,170
Transportation and Warehousing2,621
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation2,232