What you need to know about Denver, CO

Denver is located in Denver County, Colorado. The population is 58% White, 8% Black, 3% Asian and 1% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 7% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 24% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $51,800 and the median home value is $257,500. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Denver, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Denver has a Walk Score ® of 56.
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Population

633,777
Up by 8.10%
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Housing

Homes Owned 49.75%
49.75% Complete
Homes Rented 50.25%
50.25% Complete

Real Estate

In Denver, Colorado


Ready to move to Denver? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Denver.

Median Home Price

$257,500
Higher than the state average

Schools

In Denver, Colorado


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Denver rates.

Median Household Income

$51,800
Lower than the national average

Business

In Denver, Colorado


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Denver.

Residents

Most residents are
25-34 Years old

Health

In Denver, Colorado


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Denver.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 44%
44% Complete
Graduated High School 86%
86% Complete

Denver, CO's Livability Rankings

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