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Denver INFORMATION

Population: 597,065

Male 50% Female 49%
Married 46%
Single 53%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

8/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

8/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Denver has a very low population density. Denver is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

3,894 Denver
27,441 New York

City Info

Denver, CO is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Denver has a population density of 3,894, with 597,065 current residents.

Out of the 597,065 current residents, 50% are male and 49% are female. 46% of the residents are married and 53% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Average air quality

Weather

  • 67% Sun
  • 12% Rain
  • 53% Snow

Condition

53°F average temperature

  • 45 years Median home age
  • $204,040 Median home price
  • -2.06% Home appreciation rate
  • 5.71% Annual property tax
  • 48.1%
    Homes owned
  • 44.3%
    Homes rented
  • 7.6%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Denver, the air quality is 45% and the weather, on average, is 67% sunny, 12% rainy, and 53% snowy. The average temperature is 53°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Denver, you should know that 48.1% of homes are owned while 44.3% of homes are rented, and 7.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $204,040, the median age of homes is 45 years, the annual home appreciation is -2.06% and the annual property tax is 5.71%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    6
  • Average age

    36
  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat

Community

When looking at the community of Denver, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Denver’s crime rate is 6 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Denver is 36 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 75.45% Democratic, 23.04% Republican, and 1.50% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

7%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:18

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    14.9%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    26.2%
  • Service Occupations
    15.7%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    10.7%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    9.9%
  • 78%
    High school diploma
  • 5%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 21%
    Bachelors degree
  • 12%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Denver, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.40% of residents are unemployed in Denver (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Denver residents: 14.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 22.43% are in the arts and sciences field, 15.7% are in the customer service field, 26.2% are in the sales field, 0.17% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.9% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 10.7% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:18. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 78.11%, 5.06% of residents have an associate’s degree, 21.42% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 12.24% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Denver, you should be aware that the average commute time is 27 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Denver have a few different options. 68% of commuters use their own cars, 14% of commuters carpool, 8% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.

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