Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area, Colorado 

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Population

2,991,231

+13.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.7%

Median Income

$64,206

Median Home Price

$535,800

Median Age

36.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.3

summer / winter

United States / Colorado / Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area, Colorado

Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
State: Colorado
County: Denver, Arapahoe, 10 total
Metro Area: Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area
City: Denver, Aurora, 99 total
Zip Codes: 80013, 80134, 80219, 80015, 80229, 80020, 80016, 80022, 80012, 80011, 132 total
Cost of Living: 27.9% higher
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level

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Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive downtown
Arts and culture
Nearby mountains
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Commute times
Air quality


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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area jobs have increased by 2.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area's cost of living is 27.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metro area remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 61.8% to 35.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area's population is 2,991,231 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 13.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area is Real Estate: $535,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.6%.

SCHOOLS
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area public schools spend $10,246 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood

It's a good time to buy in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood. Home Appreciation is up 17.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood is $535,800.
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ZIP CODES IN DENVER-AURORA-LAKEWOOD METRO AREA, COLORADO
80013, 80134, 80219, 80015, 80229, 80020, 80016, 80022, 80012, 80011, 132 total

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