Living, Demographics and Costs
Though urban environments tend to offer a similar range of conveniences, Speer residents enjoy a cost of living that is lower than other metros in Denver, such as Southwest. With an average expenditure of $53.4K/year per household, Speer locals spend less than people living in Southwest, where reported household spending amounts to $76.7K/year.
Speer and neighboring Southwest vary by average household size, along with the percentage of households that have children. In Speer, there are 1.56 people per household and in Southwest there are 2.08 people per household. 7% of households in Speer have children whereas 27% of households in Southwest have children. Median age is approximately 32 for residents living in both neighborhoods.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
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Enjoy a tasty dinner at Sonoda's Restaurant and have cocktails afterward at Adrift Tiki Bar & Grill. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Mauka Tiki or Badgers Pub. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Burger King and Jamba Juice are both around the proverbial corner.
With Push Gym in the middle of the neighborhood, Speer makes it easy to stay on top of your health. With Tranzendance Studio right in the neighborhood, it's easy to snag tickets to your favorite performance.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Speer spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Artemisia & Rue is only one of the many places to shop for groceries in the Speer area. Head to Remingtons, a bakery on S Downing St., and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Speer area, including Starlet and Smoke Toyz. High Fashion Gifts & Glass is another retailer located in the area.
Schools and School Districts
Schools near the apartments in Speer are Denver Center For International Studies, Girls Athletic Leadership School and St. Francis De Sales Grade School. Ultimately, it is important to consult with local districts to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
Denver Center For International Studies, a high school in the Denver Public district school, offers advanced-placement classes. A middle school in the Denver Public district, Girls Athletic Leadership School has a low student-teacher ratio of 14-to-1.
By the number of schools in a district serving the area, four elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools are located within the Englewood Schools. The number of students per instructor, along with the overall student-body size, is less than that of Denver Public Schools. Englewood district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Denver Public district.