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    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B
  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-
Stapleton is a neighborhood in Denver, Colorado with a population of 19,500. Stapleton is in Denver County and is one of the best places to live in Colorado. Living in Stapleton offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Stapleton there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Stapleton and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Stapleton are above average.
About Stapleton...
Population
19,500

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$482,978
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,649
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Stapleton Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    204
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    159
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    743
    500
  • Theft
    5,333
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    596
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$126,520
National
$55,322
Children
29%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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Stapleton is a very nice neighborhood in Denver. The houses are nice and people maintain their yards and houses. The affordable housing units blend right in. All of the shopping and eating places you need are close by, and there are tons of events going on for you and/or your family to attend. Very friendly and safe neighborhood.
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Wonderful community with tons of opportunities to enjoy your neighbors and the outdoors. In the summer there are several locations and dates to attend outdoor concerts, outdoor movies, block parties and there is even a neighborhood wide garage sale date. I personally came into the neighborhood at an age older than most kids in the area which was a bummer but I still had many friends from the local schools. It is definitely an area perfect for families, especially with young kids because there are tons of outdoor spaces and parks. Its also a unique neighborhood because the houses are large enough to seem like suburban homes but Stapleton is so centrally located, you feel like you're still in the city. It also has a good range of housing from single family homes to duplexes to apartments to town homes. It's certainly not a cookie cutter looking neighborhood but the homeowners and the HOA keep everything in great shape.
Great place to raise a family. Local dining and shopping. Great parks and family swimming pools. Don't miss out on the summertime concerts and movies in the green!