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Denver
  • City in Colorado

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A

editorial

Denver is a city in Colorado with a population of 710,800. Denver is in Denver County and is one of the best places to live in Colorado. Living in Denver offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Denver there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Denver and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Denver are above average.

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About Denver...
Population
710,800

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$540,400
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,665
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    765.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    12.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    107.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    184.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    733.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,539.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    2,155.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    23%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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