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Living in Denver

The Mile High City has blue skies, easy access to amazing skiing and the great outdoors of the Rocky Mountains. Denver has a growing economy in tech, telecom, and medical professions. With its flat landscape, urban Denver is a great city for bikers. The RTD light rail and buses serve downtown and the outlying neighborhoods and there are several express lines to Denver International Airport.

Light rail runs through the heart of downtown’s pedestrian corridor. Five Points is home to many of Denver’s famous microbreweries and has great restaurants. At City Park, you’ll find the zoo, the planetarium, and the Museum of Nature and Science.

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Walk Score of Denver, CO

Denver is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Auraria Campus

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Washington Park

Denver is the 17th most walkable large city in the US with 600,158 residents.

Denver has some public transportation and is very bikeable.

Find apartments in Denver's most walkable neighborhoods: Central Business District, Civic Center and North Capitol Hill.

Denver Apartments for Rent

View all Denver apartments on a map. The average rent is $1,350 and the average home price is $422,780.

Rental info for Parkfield in the Denver area
from $1,020
1 bed
Walk Score 36
Rental info for Colorado Pointe in the Denver area
from $1,250
Studio
Walk Score 82
Rental info for Element 47 in the Denver area
from $1,190
Studio
Walk Score 77
Rental info for Mezzo in the Denver area
from $851
Studio
Walk Score 94
Rental info for Ballpark Lofts in the Denver area
from $1,237
Studio
Walk Score 90
Rental info for The Marks in the Denver area
from $1,105
1 bed
Walk Score 53
Rental info for Creekside Apartments in the Denver area
from $837
Studio
Walk Score 66
Rental info for The Savoy at Dayton Station in the Denver area
from $1,055
1 bed
Walk Score 60

To view Denver homes for sale sorted by Walk Score, visit Trulia.com.

Denver Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Central Business District 95 90 90 3,631
2 Civic Center 92 77 96 1,586
3 North Capitol Hill 91 80 98 5,662
4 Capitol Hill 88 65 96 14,662
5 Baker 86 61 93 4,887
6 Five Points 85 72 94 12,855
7 Union Station 84 87 86 4,175
8 Lincoln Park 83 75 93 6,089
9 Cherry Creek 83 49 77 5,575
10 Cheesman Park 81 55 95 7,960
11 Highland 80 56 84 8,576
12 City Park West 79 57 96 4,794
13 Jefferson Park 78 55 82 2,487
14 West Highland 77 41 75 8,827
15 City Park 76 55 88 3,080
16 Congress Park 75 52 88 10,273
17 Speer 75 55 94 10,903
18 Whittier 74 56 95 4,874
19 Berkeley 74 40 71 7,780
20 Cole 73 52 90 4,571
21 Country Club 73 47 93 3,003
22 Platt Park 73 60 76 5,387
23 Sunnyside 68 44 80 9,500
24 Auraria 67 84 78 888
25 Washington Park West 67 62 89 6,242
26 Valverde 67 45 65 3,811
27 Hale 66 49 82 6,756
28 Barnum 65 44 72 6,140
29 Athmar Park 64 46 61 9,006
30 University Park 63 48 79 7,271
31 Virginia Village 63 44 68 12,425
32 Belcaro 62 43 71 4,156
33 West Colfax 60 59 78 9,508
34 Rosedale 60 53 72 2,529
35 South Park Hill 60 52 76 8,561
36 Clayton 60 47 88 4,273
37 Sun Valley 60 62 79 1,478
38 East Colfax 59 52 72 9,812
39 Washington Virginia Vale 59 43 77 12,867
40 Goldsmith 59 48 77 5,632
41 Overland 59 64 71 2,200
42 Sloan Lake 58 45 77 7,316
43 University 58 45 75 9,501
44 Ruby Hill 58 42 62 9,736
45 University Hills 58 54 69 5,587
46 Mar Lee 57 41 65 12,512
47 Washington Park 56 46 72 7,147
48 Montclair 56 49 73 5,345
49 Skyland 56 48 84 3,187
50 College View / South Platte 54 44 61 6,427
51 Barnum West 54 40 70 5,520
52 Chaffee Park 54 39 64 3,840
53 Hilltop 54 43 68 8,271
54 Cory - Merrill 54 46 66 4,000
55 Westwood 53 41 62 15,398
56 Elyria Swansea 53 38 66 6,440
57 North Park Hill 53 49 79 9,223
58 Hampden 49 42 64 19,649
59 Villa Park 49 53 64 8,777
60 Northeast Park Hill 48 48 76 7,855
61 Globeville 48 39 70 3,684
62 Lowry Field 46 40 65 8,524
63 Regis 45 37 50 3,995
64 Hampden South 43 50 62 14,478
65 Wellshire 40 38 63 3,162
66 Harvey Park 39 41 57 11,395
67 Kennedy 36 50 61 4,056
68 Stapleton 36 42 68 14,043
69 Windsor 34 39 58 12,330
70 Montbello 32 40 43 29,872
71 Harvey Park South 32 39 56 8,259
72 Bear Valley 31 37 49 8,621
73 Southmoor Park 30 54 42 3,797
74 Marston 28 31 46 10,574
75 Indian Creek 26 37 53 2,996
76 Fort Logan 24 30 44 8,582
77 Gateway / Green Valley Ranch 19 34 52 28,234
78 DIA 4 24 28 1,172

Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,690 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Denver.

People in Denver can walk to an average of 0.4 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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WaterCourse Foods

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Campus Lounge

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thumbnail for Auraria CampusAuraria is rich with history! Once a brewery, the historic Tivoli building now serves as the student union for all three schools #campustour

Emily Foos
on Auraria Campus

Transit Score of Denver, CO

Denver has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Denver apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Denver has some public transportation and about 102 bus and 6 light rail lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Denver on public transit.

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Denver has about 57 car shares from RelayRides, Hertz On Demand and WeCar.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Denver? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

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Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

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Marion Park Condominiums

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Pathways Church

Greg Goldstein

Denver resident and real estate agent helping folks find their home in the Mile High City! I am available to answer any questions you may have - so shoot me an email!

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The Hi-Dive

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Black Sky Brewery

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Wash Perk

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Bike Score of Denver, CO

Denver is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Denver B-cycle.

Crime in Denver

= Lowest Crime

Each year in Denver, 13 violent crimes and 60 property crimes occur per 1,000 people.

Use our crime maps to find an apartment for rent in a safe Denver neighborhood.

Pick a neighborhood to see crime maps or type an address to see the Crime Grade for that location.

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Denver Performing Arts Complex Park

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Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

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Marion Park Condominiums

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Platte River Bike Path

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Pathways Church

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Observatory Park

thumbnail for Washington ParkDenver's best park. Cycling, running, gardens, lakes, soccer fields, barbecue. A perfect retreat in the heart of Denver.

Bill Willins
on Washington Park

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Aqua Golf

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Jefferson Park

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Alice's Secret Garden

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Horseshoe Craft and Flea Market

thumbnail for Denver Performing Arts Complex ParkDancer's in the Park on beautiful night.

Marty Fowler
on Denver Performing Arts Complex Park

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Kalamath St & W 10th Ave

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Grant Frontier Park

thumbnail for Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate ConceptionWith some of the most beautiful architecture in the city, the cathedral (located on Colfax just east of the Capitol building) is a must see whether you're just visiting or have lived here your whole life. And photographers, bring your cameras at sunrise or sunset for some almost guaranteed awesome shots! #CapitolHill #Uptown

Emily Foos
on Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

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