Denver, Colorado 

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+17.4% since 2020

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8.8 / 5.6

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Best Places to Live in Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado is a wonderful city for those wanting to explore the great outdoors and vibrant culture. Take in the views of the Rocky Mountains from the sky-high observation decks or take a scenic drive down 16th Street Mall. Enjoy activities like hiking and biking in City Park or take a stroll along Cherry Creek trail and enjoy some of nature's finest offerings. Explore world-famous museums such as the Denver Art Museum or catch a show at Red Rocks Amphitheater. With its creative spirit, lively music scene, and abundance of outdoor activities, Denver has something for everyone! Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range.
State: Colorado
County: Denver County
Metro Area: Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area
City: Denver
Zip Codes: 80219, 80239, 80123, 80231, 80210, 80220, 80211, 80204, 80205, 80249, 32 total
Cost of Living: 27.8% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level

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Denver, Co Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Attractive downtown
Arts and culture
Nearby mountains
Growth and sprawl
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What Bert Has To Say About Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area

Denver is the commercial, financial, industrial, and government center for Colorado and a seven-state region of Rocky Mountain and western Plains states. The city and its surrounding area continue to be one of our favorite large cities, and the list of reasons is large; however, crowding and growth is taking its toll.


The unemployment rate in Denver is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Denver jobs have increased by 2.8%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Denver's cost of living is 27.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Denver's Cost of Living

June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Denver, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Denver county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 79.6% to 18.2%. More Voting Stats

Denver's population is 735,538 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 17.4%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 25.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Denver is Real Estate: $534,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.2%.

Denver public schools spend $12,637 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Denver. More Education

Best Places to Live in Denver Rankings

Housing Market in Denver

It's a good time to buy in Denver. Home Appreciation is up 13.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Denver is $534,100.
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Reviews for Denver   471 Reviews
Denver: It’s Not for Everyone! - 10/22/2022
During my 25 years in Denver, I’ve witnessed trends found in other metro areas: homeless camps, panhandlers, worsening traffic, increased crime and rapidly appreciating... Read More

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Overpriced and extremely overrated. - 10/10/2022
I've lived in the Denver area for about eight years now. Moved here for college planning to get out as soon as I was done with college, and predictably got stuck... Read More

Overrated and getting worse every year. - 6/21/2022
I've lived in the city since I was born (1998) and I just was ready to get out. I'm a Denver native and I am ashamed of my city. I moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania... Read More

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80219, 80239, 80123, 80231, 80210, 80220, 80211, 80204, 80205, 80249, 32 total


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