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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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61 Walk Score of Denver, CO

Denver is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

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Marion Park Condominiums

Denver is the 16th 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: Downtown, Capitol Hill and Five Points.

Denver Apartments for Rent

Denver Neighborhoods

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1 Downtown 93 89 94 15,382
2 Capitol Hill 93 66 96 14,685
3 Five Points 90 73 97 12,709
4 Baker 86 60 87 4,875
5 Cheesman Park 85 53 90 7,984
6 Jefferson Park 85 56 80 2,526
7 Highland 85 60 88 8,434
8 Lincoln Park 85 76 94 6,117
9 Speer 85 55 95 10,957
10 City Park West 85 55 95 4,854
11 Platt Park 82 61 82 5,392
12 Cole 82 54 92 4,646
13 Berkeley 82 39 70 8,115
14 City Park 81 54 83 2,894
15 Whittier 81 53 95 4,832
16 Cherry Creek 80 49 79 5,583
17 Congress Park 80 51 88 10,239
18 West Highland 79 41 74 8,535
19 Country Club 77 46 86 3,003
20 Sunnyside 76 43 80 9,711
21 Valverde 75 45 69 3,951
22 Barnum 74 44 76 6,045
23 Washington Park West 73 62 88 6,378
24 Hale 71 48 77 6,942
25 Athmar Park 69 48 62 8,897
26 Clayton 69 48 79 4,360
27 West Colfax 69 59 84 9,742
28 Sun Valley 68 64 85 1,463
29 Washington Virginia Vale 67 44 77 12,838
30 Rosedale 67 53 73 2,549
31 Westwood 65 42 67 15,484
32 Sloan Lake 65 43 78 7,263
33 University Park 65 48 80 7,491
34 Montclair 64 47 71 5,463
35 East Colfax 64 52 74 10,167
36 Belcaro 64 42 84 4,215
37 Ruby Hill 64 42 67 9,826
38 Virginia Village 63 44 74 12,567
39 Cory-Merrill 63 45 76 3,896
40 University 63 44 78 9,372
41 Goldsmith 62 49 72 6,886
42 University Hills 62 53 72 5,583
43 Barnum West 61 39 69 5,435
44 Chaffee Park 61 38 61 3,882
45 Overland 60 64 75 2,205
46 Park Hill 60 47 80 25,806
47 Skyland 60 47 87 3,085
48 Mar Lee 60 42 68 12,446
49 College View 59 44 65 6,200
50 Washington Park 59 43 79 6,915
51 Elyria Swansea 56 43 67 6,399
52 Kennedy 55 56 69 4,380
53 Hampden 55 43 71 18,535
54 Villa Park 55 51 72 8,755
55 Hilltop 55 43 68 8,088
56 Lowry Field 52 39 72 8,155
57 Auraria 51 81 81 705
58 Regis 50 37 57 3,944
59 Globeville 50 38 71 3,674
60 Stapleton 47 44 66 14,374
61 Wellshire 46 35 69 2,885
62 Hampden South 46 52 67 15,459
63 Harvey Park 42 42 59 11,275
64 Montbello 41 39 50 30,374
65 Windsor 40 39 63 12,936
66 Southmoor Park 37 57 61 3,839
67 Harvey Park South 36 38 56 7,785
68 Gateway 35 38 54 6,935
69 Marston 34 31 41 12,960
70 Bear Valley 33 38 52 9,926
71 Indian Creek 29 38 64 3,261
72 Fort Logan 24 29 44 9,211
73 Green Valley Ranch 20 34 50 22,092
74 Denver International Airport 19 30 49 1,166

Average Home Features

According to HomeAdvisor Data, these characteristics make up the average home in Denver

Average square footage 2300
Homeowners have 3.4 bedrooms
Homeowners have 2.5 bathrooms
Age of home 35 years
Average time living in home 11 years

Check out HomeAdvisor’s Denver Home Happiness Survey.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,802 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Denver.

People in Denver can walk to an average of 0.6 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Campus Lounge

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Sam's No. 3

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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

47 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, 3 rail and 8 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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Pathways Church

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Observatory Park

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Jefferson Park

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

73 Bike Score of Denver, CO

Denver is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Platte River Bike Path

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Pathways Church

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Observatory Park

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Aqua Golf

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Jefferson Park

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Alice's Secret Garden

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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Horseshoe Craft and Flea Market

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Kalamath St & W 10th Ave

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Grant Frontier Park

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Platte River Greenway

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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Ruby Hill Picnic Tables

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Washington Park

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The Ruffly Rose

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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