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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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Auraria Campus

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Washington Park

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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Population

1 Downtown 94 90 94 15,382
2 Capitol Hill 94 66 96 14,685
3 Five Points 90 73 98 12,709
4 City Park West 87 55 96 4,854
5 Cheesman Park 86 53 92 7,984
6 Speer 86 55 96 10,957
7 Jefferson Park 86 56 78 2,526
8 Highland 85 61 89 8,434
9 Platt Park 85 61 84 5,392
10 Baker 84 60 88 4,875
11 Congress Park 83 51 89 10,239
12 City Park 83 54 84 2,894
13 Whittier 82 53 96 4,832
14 Berkeley 82 39 69 8,115
15 Cherry Creek 81 49 82 5,583
16 Cole 81 54 94 4,646
17 Lincoln Park 80 76 94 6,117
18 Country Club 79 46 87 3,003
19 West Highland 78 41 75 8,535
20 Sunnyside 77 46 81 9,711
21 Washington Park West 76 62 88 6,378
22 Valverde 75 45 67 3,951
23 Barnum 75 44 75 6,045
24 Hale 73 48 78 6,942
25 West Colfax 71 59 85 9,742
26 Athmar Park 70 48 60 8,897
27 Rosedale 70 53 73 2,549
28 Washington Virginia Vale 67 44 76 12,838
29 University Park 67 48 78 7,491
30 Clayton 67 48 80 4,360
31 Belcaro 67 42 86 4,215
32 Virginia Village 66 44 70 12,567
33 Sloan Lake 66 43 78 7,263
34 Westwood 65 42 65 15,484
35 Montclair 65 47 71 5,463
36 Sun Valley 65 64 81 1,463
37 Ruby Hill 64 42 66 9,826
38 University 64 44 77 9,372
39 Park Hill 64 47 80 25,806
40 East Colfax 64 52 73 10,167
41 Goldsmith 63 49 74 6,886
42 Cory-Merrill 63 45 75 3,896
43 University Hills 63 53 71 5,583
44 Overland 62 64 74 2,205
45 Barnum West 61 39 68 5,435
46 Washington Park 61 43 80 6,915
47 Chaffee Park 59 38 60 3,882
48 Skyland 57 47 87 3,085
49 Mar Lee 57 42 64 12,446
50 Kennedy 55 56 64 4,380
51 College View 55 44 62 6,200
52 Hampden 54 43 71 18,535
53 Hilltop 54 43 68 8,088
54 Lowry Field 53 39 72 8,155
55 Globeville 52 42 73 3,674
56 Villa Park 52 51 70 8,755
57 Regis 50 37 55 3,944
58 Stapleton 50 44 65 14,374
59 Hampden South 47 52 63 15,459
60 Wellshire 45 36 68 2,885
61 Auraria 45 81 81 705
62 Elyria Swansea 44 43 70 6,399
63 Harvey Park 44 42 56 11,275
64 Windsor 38 39 62 12,936
65 Southmoor Park 37 57 61 3,839
66 Montbello 36 39 48 30,374
67 Harvey Park South 36 38 55 7,785
68 Marston 35 31 42 12,960
69 Bear Valley 34 38 54 9,926
70 Gateway 33 38 53 6,935
71 Indian Creek 32 38 62 3,261
72 Fort Logan 25 29 42 9,211
73 Green Valley Ranch 21 34 48 22,092
74 Denver International Airport 11 30 48 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 2,815 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

45 Transit Score of Denver, CO

Denver has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Denver apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Denver has some public transportation and about 69 bus, 4 rail and 6 light rail lines.

Transit Time

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

Neighborhood Guides

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Auraria Campus

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Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

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Marion Park Condominiums

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The Hi-Dive

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Black Sky Brewery

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Wash Perk

72 Bike Score of Denver, CO

Denver is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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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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