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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Montbello is a neighborhood in Denver, Colorado with a population of 36,082. Montbello is in Denver County. Living in Montbello offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Montbello there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Montbello and residents tend to be liberal.
About Montbello...
Population
36,082

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$170,322
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,261
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Montbello Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    322
    283
  • Murder
    17
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    145
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    296
    500
  • Theft
    1,133
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    419
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$51,460
National
$55,322
Children
31%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    35%
    13%
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Montebello is an older neighborhood, charming if a bit disorganized. The neighborhood is historically a community of Color but, thanks to gentrification, the expansion of Montebello into Green Valley has become a closer reflection of downtown Denver but with cul-de-sacs. There are a lot of parks and the local bus routes, while they take a while, are very accessible. The people here are friendly and the community is usually very inclusive and caring. The idiom care for your neighbor and he'll care for you is an accurate statement here. The most common households are families, married pairs with their children or older couples who are trying to finish paying off their mortgages. While the people are friendly, there are still moments where gun violence occurs but usually late at night and far from areas where children play. With the expansion of Denver Montbello is now centrally located between the Green Vally and Stapleton area with lots of choices for entertainment and shopping.
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Montbello is the best and one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Denver. During the spring and the summer Montbello great landscaping and has a park filled with people. It's the type of neighborhood where everyone knows and loves each other. I lived there for 15 years and have never had one complaint about Montbello. The elementary schools are improving and do provide classes for Spanish speaking kids.
I love the community aspect of Montbello. Something that i would like to see change is the amount of violence that happens around the neighborhood at night. I would like to see more police action instead of none at all. All in all Montbello is a good community but the safety needs to be reinforced.