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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Speer is a neighborhood in Denver, Colorado with a population of 11,697. Speer is in Denver County and is one of the best places to live in Colorado. Living in Speer offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Speer there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Speer and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Speer are above average.
About Speer...
Population
11,697

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$351,876
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,001
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    74%
  • Own
    26%
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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
    102
    283
  • Murder
    9
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    153
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    986
    500
  • Theft
    2,492
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    663
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$52,954
National
$55,322
Children
6%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    47%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Its a great place, interesting, fun, diverse, liberal.
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I love the location, its close to shopping like cherry creek. It' 5 minutes away from downtown and broadway is walking distance.
My car has been broken into once, my backpack was stolen nut everything else was untouched like the radio.