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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: Downtown, Capitol Hill and Baker.

Denver Apartments for Rent

View all Denver apartments on a map. The average rent is $1,484 and the average home price is $334,900.

Rental info for Bristol Village in the Denver area
from $955
1 bed
Walk Score 53
Rental info for Fairways at Raccoon Creek in the Denver area
from $1,172
1 bed
Walk Score 50
Rental info for Enclave at Belleview Station in the Denver area
from $1,263
Rental info for Oak Ridge Apartments in the Denver area
from $920
1 bed
Walk Score 29
Rental info for Viridian at the Gardens on Havana in the Denver area
$1,150
Rental info for Four Winds Apartments in the Denver area
from $875
1 bed
Walk Score 43
Rental info for Cherry Creek Greens in the Denver area
from $835
1 bed
Walk Score 52
Rental info for Creekside Apartments in the Denver area
from $987
Studio
Walk Score 72

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

Denver Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 91 84 93 15,382
2 Capitol Hill 91 65 90 14,685
3 Baker 88 60 88 4,875
4 Five Points 84 69 94 12,709
5 Lincoln Park 84 75 93 6,117
6 Speer 83 55 92 10,957
7 Cherry Creek 82 49 77 5,583
8 City Park 81 55 96 2,894
9 Congress Park 80 52 86 10,239
10 Cheesman Park 80 53 96 7,984
11 Highland 79 57 84 8,434
12 City Park West 78 55 97 4,854
13 Whittier 75 55 96 4,832
14 Cole 75 50 88 4,646
15 Platt Park 75 60 74 5,392
16 Berkeley 75 40 77 8,115
17 Country Club 74 47 93 3,003
18 West Highland 74 41 74 8,535
19 Hale 74 49 76 6,942
20 Jefferson Park 72 56 88 2,526
21 Washington Park West 68 61 84 6,378
22 Sunnyside 67 43 80 9,711
23 Valverde 67 44 63 3,951
24 University Park 65 48 82 7,491
25 Barnum 65 43 70 6,045
26 Belcaro 63 42 69 4,215
27 Athmar Park 62 47 62 8,897
28 Washington Virginia Vale 61 42 76 12,838
29 Montclair 61 48 71 5,463
30 Virginia Village 61 44 62 12,567
31 Rosedale 61 54 83 2,549
32 East Colfax 61 51 74 10,167
33 Skyland 60 48 89 3,085
34 Overland 60 64 76 2,205
35 Clayton 60 47 85 4,360
36 Mar Lee 60 40 71 12,446
37 University 59 45 76 9,372
38 Park Hill 59 49 78 25,806
39 Washington Park 59 43 78 6,915
40 Cory-Merrill 59 45 55 3,896
41 Goldsmith 58 48 73 6,886
42 Westwood 58 40 68 15,484
43 Ruby Hill 57 42 67 9,826
44 Sloan Lake 57 43 78 7,263
45 University Hills 57 52 66 5,583
46 West Colfax 57 59 75 9,742
47 Hilltop 56 43 70 8,088
48 Barnum West 55 39 70 5,435
49 College View 55 44 63 6,200
50 Chaffee Park 55 38 74 3,882
51 Sun Valley 53 64 76 1,463
52 Hampden 52 42 70 18,535
53 Elyria Swansea 52 38 68 6,399
54 Regis 48 37 59 3,944
55 Wellshire 46 38 63 2,885
56 Lowry Field 45 39 70 8,155
57 Villa Park 45 52 67 8,755
58 Globeville 45 37 71 3,674
59 Harvey Park 44 41 54 11,275
60 Hampden South 43 50 59 15,459
61 Auraria 42 79 75 705
62 Kennedy 41 50 65 4,380
63 Stapleton 39 39 73 14,374
64 Montbello 36 40 57 30,374
65 Harvey Park South 35 38 52 7,785
66 Windsor 34 38 57 12,936
67 Marston 32 30 50 12,960
68 Indian Creek 32 36 56 3,261
69 Bear Valley 30 36 49 9,926
70 Gateway 28 28 55 6,935
71 Southmoor Park 28 52 42 3,839
72 Fort Logan 25 22 51 9,211
73 Green Valley Ranch 22 31 60 22,092
74 Denver International Airport 4 21 33 1,166

Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,713 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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Auraria Campus

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Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

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Marion Park Condominiums

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

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

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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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