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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 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 Five Points.

Denver Apartments for Rent

Denver Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Capitol Hill 92 66 97 14,685
2 Downtown 91 89 95 15,382
3 Five Points 85 74 97 12,709
4 Speer 85 55 97 10,957
5 Cherry Creek 83 49 73 5,583
6 Lincoln Park 83 76 94 6,117
7 Baker 83 60 86 4,875
8 Congress Park 82 52 87 10,239
9 Cheesman Park 82 54 90 7,984
10 Platt Park 81 61 83 5,392
11 Whittier 80 55 95 4,832
12 Jefferson Park 79 55 83 2,526
13 Berkeley 78 40 67 8,115
14 City Park 78 54 85 2,894
15 Cole 78 54 90 4,646
16 Highland 77 60 88 8,434
17 Country Club 77 47 90 3,003
18 City Park West 77 55 95 4,854
19 Hale 76 48 77 6,942
20 West Highland 76 41 78 8,535
21 Rosedale 74 54 75 2,549
22 Washington Park West 72 62 91 6,378
23 Sunnyside 72 43 77 9,711
24 Clayton 70 48 78 4,360
25 Montclair 70 47 71 5,463
26 Sun Valley 69 64 77 1,463
27 Barnum 69 44 72 6,045
28 Valverde 68 45 67 3,951
29 University Park 67 49 85 7,491
30 Virginia Village 67 44 80 12,567
31 Athmar Park 67 48 59 8,897
32 Washington Virginia Vale 66 43 78 12,838
33 East Colfax 66 52 71 10,167
34 Overland 64 65 76 2,205
35 West Colfax 64 59 85 9,742
36 Ruby Hill 63 42 66 9,826
37 Sloan Lake 63 43 81 7,263
38 Skyland 62 47 86 3,085
39 Belcaro 62 42 76 4,215
40 Mar Lee 62 42 65 12,446
41 University 62 46 79 9,372
42 Park Hill 62 47 79 25,806
43 Westwood 61 42 63 15,484
44 College View 61 44 62 6,200
45 Goldsmith 61 49 73 6,886
46 University Hills 61 53 70 5,583
47 Chaffee Park 60 38 62 3,882
48 Cory-Merrill 59 45 80 3,896
49 Hilltop 57 43 67 8,088
50 Washington Park 57 43 83 6,915
51 Barnum West 56 39 67 5,435
52 Villa Park 55 51 69 8,755
53 Elyria Swansea 54 43 66 6,399
54 Hampden 53 43 69 18,535
55 Globeville 51 38 66 3,674
56 Lowry Field 51 39 70 8,155
57 Regis 51 37 64 3,944
58 Hampden South 50 53 64 15,459
59 Harvey Park 50 42 58 11,275
60 Wellshire 46 37 68 2,885
61 Kennedy 46 56 62 4,380
62 Auraria 46 80 86 705
63 Stapleton 42 45 64 14,374
64 Indian Creek 41 38 62 3,261
65 Windsor 40 39 57 12,936
66 Montbello 40 40 46 30,374
67 Harvey Park South 39 38 56 7,785
68 Marston 37 30 43 12,960
69 Gateway 35 39 50 6,935
70 Bear Valley 34 38 52 9,926
71 Southmoor Park 32 57 58 3,839
72 Fort Logan 27 29 44 9,211
73 Green Valley Ranch 22 36 47 22,092
74 Denver International Airport 4 31 44 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 3,220 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Denver.

People in Denver can walk to an average of 0.7 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 104 bus, 2 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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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.

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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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