Nestled in the front range of the Rocky Mountains, Denver offers proximity to world-class outdoor recreation all year. It’s increasingly large craft beer and marijuana industries, as well as a recent technology startup boom, have led to the rapid growth of this capital city. There are currently 2,206 properties for sale in Denver, where the median listing price is $479,000. The Zillow Home Value Index is $385,100. Home values have increased by 9.9 percent over the past year, and are expected to rise another 3.9 percent over the next 12 months. The median price per square foot in Denver is $347. On average, homes for sale in Denver stay on the market for 32 days and receive two offers. Denver is the 16th most walkable large city in the U.S., with a walk score of 61, a transit score of 47 and a bike score of 71. Denver is home to approximately 600,158 people and 425,743 jobs.
The median age in Denver is 33 while the median household income is $53,637 per year. Popular Denver neighborhoods include Montbello, Gateway-Green Valley Ranch, Hampden, Capitol Hill, Hamden South, Mar Lee, Windsor and Five Points.
Popular attractions downtown include the Denver Botanic Gardens and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Red Rocks Amphitheatre is less than 20 miles away in Morrison, CO. Washington Park is a neighborhood as well as a sprawling urban park with lakes, fitness trails, volleyball nets and more. Trendy foodie destinations include LoDo, RiNo, Highlands and Larimer Square, and the 16th Street Mall offers a strip of restaurants and retail stores. The University of Denver is in the south end of the city.
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