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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Dam West is a neighborhood in Aurora, Colorado with a population of 1,819. Dam West is in Arapahoe County and is one of the best places to live in Colorado. Living in Dam West offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Dam West there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Dam West and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Dam West are above average.
About Dam West...
Population
1,819

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$256,863
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,827
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Dam West Rankings

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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
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$89,941
National
$55,322
Families with Children
27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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Dam West Reviews

3 reviews
The variety of businesses that one can find in this area goes beyond the normal chains that can be found in most communities. People are encouraged to try their hand and run some business that would be outside the normal that would be located everywhere.
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It is very suburbia suburbia
It is a decent part of aurora