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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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West Highland is a neighborhood in Denver, Colorado with a population of 9,252. West Highland is in Denver County and is one of the best places to live in Colorado. Living in West Highland offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In West Highland there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in West Highland and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Highland are above average.

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About West Highland...
Population
9,252

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$539,984
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,357
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    119.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    119.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    845.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,939.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    671.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$88,842
National
$62,843
Families with Children
20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

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