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Denver
  • City in Colorado

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C
  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 705,576. 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.

About

About Denver...
Population
705,576

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$390,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,311
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    476.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    97.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    165.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    544.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,473
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    726.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    23%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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