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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$204,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$690
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$36,858
National
$55,322
Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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Denver Reviews

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Denver is a growing community with great potential. I went to high school here and lived with my father in a neighborhood located just across the street from the school. In my opinion, this area appeals to young families looking to find a suburban home to settle in. There are public schools conveniently located for students of all ages and several different options for eating out. The kids are able to grow up together within a small community. In regards to improvement, I personally believe the public school system particularly, East Lincoln High school, need to make some changes for the better. Both my sister and brother went there and it seems they received less quality of an education than I did attending Lincoln Charter. It appears as though the teachers there lack the passion necessary to inspire and motivate young learners. If you are not in AP or honors classes, you tend to be overlooked or underestimated.
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Denver is a small town with a lot to offer! The people are friendly and welcoming, and there is always something to do.
Denver is a great suburban community. Located approximately 25 minutes from downtown Charlotte, Denver has quickly grown to become a hot spot. It is the prime location to raise a family in a small-town environment yet also have access to one of the nation's great cities. Denver has excellent food choices, high-ranked schools, and access to Lake Norman. Denver is a top-notch small town.