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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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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: Capitol Hill, Downtown and Cherry Creek.

Denver Apartments for Rent

View all Denver apartments on a map. The average rent is $1,499 and the average home price is $529,725.

Rental info for Parkside in the Denver area
from $999
1 bed
Walk Score 31
Rental info for Corsican Apartments in the Denver area
from $1,115
1 bed
Walk Score 80
Rental info for Cascade Village Apartments in the Denver area
from $1,115
1 bed
Walk Score 44
Rental info for Andante at Nine Mile Station in the Denver area
from $1,131
Rental info for Canterra at Fitzsimons in the Denver area
from $986
1 bed
Walk Score 40
Rental info for Environs in the Denver area
from $1,244
1 bed
Walk Score 35
Rental info for The Windsor Townhomes & Apartments in the Denver area
from $1,320
Rental info for IMT Alameda Station in the Denver area
from $1,470
1 bed
Walk Score 85

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

Denver Neighborhoods

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

Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,870 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

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!

Ask Greg about Denver

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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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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

Photo of Alice's Secret Garden in Denver

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

Photo of H R Meininger CO in Denver

H R Meininger CO

Photo of Kalamath St & W 10th Ave in Denver

Kalamath St & W 10th Ave

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Grant Frontier Park

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

Marty Fowler
on Denver Performing Arts Complex Park

Denver is Talking About...

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Platte River Greenway

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Ruby Hill Picnic Tables

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Washington 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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